Diploma of Business [Pathway]

Develop the technical, analytical and communication skills to begin a career in the business sphere. With a Diploma of Business [Pathway], you’ll benefit from opportunities to learn in both collaborative and independent environments, reflecting the experiences you’ll have in the workplace. You will graduate with an understanding of key business perspectives and approaches.

Fast-track your degree

Successful completion will provide credit for a JCU bachelor's degree

Excel internationally

Gain skills and experience to kickstart your career

Develop your potential

Explore the foundations of successful management and leadership strategies

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+estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible


1 year full-time

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a course of study equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Certificate, or Successful completion of JCU Certificate of Higher Education

English language requirements

Band P

If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.



Course detail

Real stories

  • Kara Angel


    Kara Angel

    Bachelor of Business, Marketing and Human Resources

    Choosing to study Business at JCU is one of best decisions of my life. The staff provide teaching that draws from both academia and real-life experience. The College enables students to experience more than just studying, by providing networking and professional development to enhance our education and future careers.

  • Cameron Agius.


    Cameron Agius

    Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management

    I loved the diversity of the Business degree and the fact that my lecturers had real world experience and knowledge, enabling them provide valuable, yet realistic advice on a range of topics. The connections I built became valuable when applying for jobs, having the backing of respected referees in my corner.

  • Studied Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Business


    Alison McLeod

    Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resources Management

    A degree in business allows someone to gain strong foundations and knowledge that can be used across several different roles in many different industries. The organised field trips were invaluable as I was able to visualise the theory of the course being implemented into real life scenarios and business operations.