Diploma of Business

The Diploma of Business is your first step towards completing your Monash Business or Commerce degree.

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Begin your journey to attain a Business or Commerce degree from Monash University with a Diploma of Business (Business) or Diploma of Business (Commerce). You’ll learn how to work independently, think critically, sharpen your analytical and problem solving skills, while being introduced to the business concepts and theory you will need for University.

How the Program Works

You can choose your area of specialisation from day one – better preparing you for your Monash degree. There are two streams to choose between:

Business stream – popular with students who are interested in a Business degree majoring in banking and finance, marketing or accounting. Students are also able to choose a specialist degree such as a Bachelor of International Business where they will learn to operate in international business settings and gain the skills required to do business in different countries and environments.

Commerce stream – requires a higher level of mathematics and leads to majors in areas such as economics, finance, actuarial studies and accounting.

In part 2 you’ll study the same subjects as first-year University students and develop your specialist knowledge of business or commerce.


1. Business reports
2. Class presentations
3. Regular tests
4. Group assignments
5. Final exam

Program Details

Important Dates
Course Feb 
Closing Date*
31 Jan 2021 12 June 2021 30 Sep 2021
Orientation & Enrollment 18 Feb 2021 17 June 2021 14 Oct 2021
22 Feb 2021 21 June 2021 18 Oct 2021

*Late Application may be accepted after the deadline on a case by case basis.

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