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BSB50415 - Diploma of Business Administration

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including administration managers, general office managers and office managers. Individuals in these roles may possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

VET Student Loan Information

VET Student Loans may be available for eligible students in approved Diploma level qualifications. The loan can be used towards Tuition Fees only and does not cover additional expenses such as textbooks, uniforms, equipment, travel, tools, and accommodation or general living expenses. Loan limits or caps may apply for some eligible courses and where a loan limit is reached for a course, students may be required to pay upfront for any remaining units.

For more information or to check your eligibility for a VET Student Loan, please visit our VET Student Loans webpage or contact us .

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $5152 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $644 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 5: Diploma

Admission Codes

International Students
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however completion of a Certificate IV or similar qualification is desirable.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Executive Officers Office Managers Administration Manager

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 8 elective units
Standard Course Structure

18 months full-time or 2 years part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Group A
Complete 5 units from Group A. BSBADM506 can be completed in lieu of a Group A unit.
BSBADM502 Manage Meetings More Information Details
BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences More Information Details
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems More Information Details
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work More Information Details
BSBFIM502 Manage payroll More Information Details
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development More Information Details
Group B
Complete 3 units from Group B or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level.
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes More Information Details
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance More Information Details
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system More Information Details
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development More Information Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
2 BSBADM502 - Manage Meetings
3 BSBADM503 - Plan and manage conferences
4 BSBADM504 - Plan and implement administrative systems
5 BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
6 BSBFIM502 - Manage payroll
7 BSBADM506 - Manage business document design and development

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Credit Transfer into CQU Bachelor of Business

CQU will only recognise Diploma students where the full-time Diploma course duration is one year or greater.

ALL CQU TAFE (BSB50415) students may undertake the Bachelor of Business and may choose any single specialisation.

Students with a completed CQU TAFE (BSB50415) will receive 1 year credit and will enter directly into 2nd year of the CQU Bachelor of Business.

CQU TAFE Diploma Business (BSB50415) students will receive the following credit:

  • Eight unspecified electives.

Students must complete remaining 16 units to complete their degrees as follows:

  • Eight core units.
  • Eight units from chosen specialisation.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your current skills and experience matter to us. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experience as well as formal and informal training. You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through our RPL centre. Please note that documentary evidence will be requested as well as other sources of evidence.