Diploma in Business Innovation - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Diploma in Business Innovation

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

QTAC applications are open now.

Kickstart your business career in just one year.

Start your career in business with a broad introduction to the core ideas that drive business growth, including entrepreneurship, marketing, management, and more.

Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 015081
  • Moreton Bay 014081
  • Caboolture 018681
  • Fraser Coast 019081
  • Gympie 016081
USC program code
Semester 1, Semester 2
1 year full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Other requirements
Applicants who have already completed a higher education qualification (AQF Level 5 and above, or equivalent), excluding VET sector diplomas, are not eligible for entry into this program. Proficiency in the English language is required for entry to all programs and courses and any international or domestic applicant from a non-English speaking background must satisfy the University's standard and program specific English language requirements.
Fee type 2020
Total courses
Total units
Not available to international students on a Student visa.

Get hands-on experience by developing an innovative business idea, including market research, developing a project ‘pitch’, and writing a business plan. These practical tasks are designed to build the skills you’ll need to stand out in the business world, including critical thinking, communication and time management.

You’ll also learn how to use technology to achieve your study and career goals, including working with different technology platforms, managing information and creating an online profile.

On successful completion of the Diploma in Business Innovation, you will receive direct entry and 96 units of credit towards your choice of the following degrees:

What will I study?

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