Course Overview

With the Diploma of Business from BROWNS Professional you will learn the skills you need to drive your career in business to the next level. Update and obtain the skills you need to enter the Australian business industry employment market, affect how businesses coordinate internally and externally, and unlock your potential to influence the world around you.

Program Details

Course Outcome BSB50215 Diploma of Business
Qualification Type Diploma
Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5
Mode On campus/online
Length of program 64 weeks (this includes 48 weeks of term time and 16 holiday weeks)
Qualification code BSB50215
CRICOS code 102608H
*During the COVID-19 period, courses may be delivered online partially or completely. Please contact us to find out more.

Entry Requirements

Cousre Entry Requirements

Completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent

English requirements for international applicants

Program Commencement dates

Start Date End Date Study Weeks Breaks Total Duration
17th January 2022 7th April 2023
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
28th February 2022 15th May 2023
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
9th May 2022 28th July 2023
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
20th June 2022 8th September 2023
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
29th August 2022 17th November 2023
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
10th October 2022 29th December 2023
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
12th December 2022 1st March 2024
48 weeks 16 weeks 64 weeks
Click here to view 2023 intake dates.


  • Brisbane campus; OR
  • Gold Coast campus; OR
  • BROWNS Virtual (online)

Professional Outcomes

  • Interact professionally in an Australian context
  • Identify ways to improve work practices
  • Organise business information effectively
  • Find, analyse and interpret data
  • Manage time effectively
  • Communicate effectively across cultures

Pathway Options

This program may be used to pathway into:

Career opportunities

This qualification may provide entry into employment in the following or related roles in:

  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Office Administration Supervisor
  • Assistant Office Manager

Successfully completing the course does not guarantee that graduates will secure employment.


Structure and Subjects

The Diploma of Business has the following units:

Subject code Subject name
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBADM502 Manage meetings


The organisation of course content is based on the following principles:

  • A blend of core units and elective units that best fit students’ needs and the needs of the business environment.
  • To provide students with the knowledge and skills required by the business environment.
  • Ensure there is a balance of the key course elements (oral communication skills, written communication skills, industry relevant skills, interpersonal and intercultural skills) across each day and week of the course.
  • Provide opportunities for learners to engage in research and observation tasks.
  • Make use of authentic materials as much as possible.

This approach ensures the entirety of the course is of direct, personal relevance to each individual learner and their real world needs. To a large extent, materials have been custom designed using authentic texts.

Such an approach creates a highly stimulating, motivating and challenging environment and delivers powerful, memorable learning experiences to both learners and teachers.


The timetable combines 14 hours a week of face-to-face in class study comprising of formal lectures, competency development workshops (CDW) and foundation skills workshops with 6 hours per week of online revision and assessment support (RAS). The online RAS includes exercises, discussion forums, formative assessments and resources to to provide additional academic learning skills and prepare students for formal summative assessments. Students are also able to access optional employability skills workshops (ESW) to assist in preparing for future careers and employment in Australia. Students should also allow 5 hours per week for independent self-revision and work on assessments.

Time (AEST) Monday Tuesday Wednesday
8:30 - 11:30 Lecture
12:00 - 15:00 Lecture
15:15 - 16:15 Foundation Skills
Foundation Skills ESW

CDW - Competency Development Workshops
ESW - Employability Skills Workshops
RAS - Revision & Assessment Support (online)

*Sample timetable should be used as a guide only. May be subject to change without notice.


Deelada Kasa

Claudio Rosa

Deelada Kasa

Deelada Kasa

Maria Rodriguez

Maria Rodriguez


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