Join the ranks of the next generation of business leaders

Start with a Diploma of Commerce and it can take you anywhere in the world in many diverse fields. Griffith Business School is one of the country’s leading business educators, with degrees spanning Asian studies, government and international relations, tourism, commerce; event and sport management.

Key Info

Campus:                    Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast

Duration:                    2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes:                      Trimester 1, 2, 3

2018 fees:                 A$19,000

Campus:                    Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast

Duration:                    2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes:                      Trimester 1, 2, 3

CRICOS:                   026674K

2018 fees:                A$26,000

Program structure

First trimester

  • Academic and Professional Skills Development
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Introduction to Marketing

Second trimester

  • Business Communication OR Money, Banking and Finance
  • Economics for Managers
  • Work and Employability
  • Management Concepts

Students who enter with IELTS <6.0 or equivalent will be required to undertake the free Language Development Modules as part of their program.

Pathway options

Code

Program

Campus

Credit granted*

Assumed knowledge

1035

Bachelor of Commerce

Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning

Nathan

80 CP

English

1286

Bachelor of Commerce

Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1288

Bachelor of Business

Majors: Accounting, Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Sustainable Enterprise, Tourism Management

Nathan

80 CP

English

1034

Bachelor of Business

Majors; Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Tourism Management

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1105

Bachelor of International Business

Nathan

80 CP

English

1107

Bachelor of International Business

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1408

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1409

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Nathan

80 CP

English

1468

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Nathan

80 CP

English

1469

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

Credit eligibility for other programs^

1367

Bachelor of Aviation Management

Nathan / Mt Gravatt

50 CP

English and Mathematics A or B

1399

Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Nathan / Gold Coast

70 CP

English

1483

Bachelor of Laws

Nathan

40 CP

English

1484

Bachelor of Laws

Gold Coast

40 CP

English

Progression:

^Students will progress to their bachelor degree upon completion of their Griffith College diploma with a GPA equivalent to Griffith University’s admission rank requirement for entry to the bachelor program. Contact Griffith College for GPA to rank equivalencies.

Diploma students who do not meet the progression requirements for their pathway to Griffith University can apply for a place in their preferred degree via QTAC, and be considered along with other external applicants subject to QTAC admissions requirements and processes.

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

Please note: If your preferred Bachelor program is not listed above, please contact Griffith College to obtain more information on the possible pathway options.

Code

Program

Campus

Credit granted*

Min. GPA requirements^

English requirements

Assumed knowledge

1035

Bachelor of Commerce

Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1286

Bachelor of Commerce

Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1288

Bachelor of Business

Majors: Accounting, Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Sustainable Enterprise, Tourism Management

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1034

Bachelor of Business

Majors; Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Tourism Management

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1105

Bachelor of International Business

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1107

Bachelor of International Business

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1408

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1409

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1468

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Nathan

80 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

English

1469

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Gold Coast

80 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

English

Credit eligibility for other programs

1399

Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Nathan / Gold Coast

60/70 CP˜

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1483

Bachelor of Laws

Nathan

40 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

English

1484

Bachelor of Laws

Gold Coast

40 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

English

1367

Bachelor of Aviation Management

Nathan / Mt Gravatt

40/50 CP**

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English and Mathematics A or B

Progression:

^International students must achieve the required minimum GPA to progress to their chosen Griffith College bachelor degree.

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

** Lower amount of credit applied if students are required to undertake language enhancement course (mainly international students unless they have an IELTS 7.0)

˜ Higher amount of credit applied if 2008EHR Business Communication course completed within the Diploma of Commerce.

Please note: If your preferred Bachelor program is not listed above, please contact Griffith College to obtain more information on the possible pathway options.

Ready to apply?

Applying at Griffith College is easy.

NESA LUTFUN, AUSTRALIA

“I have had so many different learning opportunities during my studies at Griffith College.  I have also been given the opportunity to be a student ambassador which is great because I am trying to soak up as much experience as possible before I start my degree at Griffith University.”

THANH NGUYEN, VIETNAM

“I chose to study at Griffith College because they offered the program that I wanted to study and the guaranteed pathway to Griffith University means that I save time to graduation while still receiving the support I need in English language and academic studies.”

Aaron Ruutz, Senior Program Convenor

Aaron Ruutz, Senior Program Convenor for Diploma of Commerce talks to us about how top students study differently and how the Diploma of Commerce will help prepare you for further study in commerce and business.

Ramin Rahini

Ramin shares his experience studying Diploma of Commerce at Griffith College.

Potential career paths for degree graduates

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Business management
  • Commercial and taxation law
  • Stock broking
  • Financial and management accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Industrial relations
  • International business
  • Marketing
  • Public relations