University Programmes

Monash Business School offers more than 120 courses across Business and Economics. The University consist of a strong academic panel, that has guided the Business School to achieve Four Star Ratings in Applied Economics, Banking and Finance and Business and Management from Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA). It has also achieved Five Star Ratings in Accounting, Econometrics and Marketing from Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA). Furthermore, the Business School is ranked No. 1 in Asia Pacific for Cognitive and Behavioural Economics, Health Economics and Econometrics (Research Papers in Economics - RePEc) and Rated as a Five Star institution by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Overall Monash Business School is in the top 100 universities for Business and Economics according to Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).


A Monash College Diploma of Business provides a pathway into the second year of a Monash University business, economics or commerce degree. * We offer two study streams:

  • o Business
  • o Commerce

The stream you choose will depend on whether you want to study business or commerce at university. The Commerce stream has a higher level Maths unit, which allows you to enter Commerce or Commerce specialist courses offered at Monash. All students will study subjects such as Accounting, Management, Marketing or Economics. These subjects will prepare you for second year of your preferred course.

Entry requirements into Monash College and Monash University apply.

Entry Requirements
  • • Minimum 16 years of Age for Part 1 and 17 years of Age for part 2 (If you do not meet the age requirements, you may be offered a deferred place)
  • • Minimum GCE A/L*
  • • Meet Minimum English Language Requirement*
*For a detail list of the entry requirements please visit Admissions link

Programme Structure

Diploma in Business Part 2 consists of two trimesters over 8 months. During your second trimester you will choose two electives depending on your interests and the degree you wish to apply for. You will study the same curriculum and complete the same assessments as first year undergraduate students at Monash University.

Programme Modules

Business Statistics
Marketing 1

And one of:
Accounting for Managers
Or Introduction to Financial Accounting
Business Law
Managing People and Organisations
Foundations of Finance
Managerial Communication
Marketing 2
And one of:
Functions and Their Applications (commerce stream)
Or Business Mathematics (business stream)

Delivery Method

The programme is taught face-to-face through lectures and tutorials.

Assessments and Examinations

Assessment includes essays, reports, regular tests and a final exam.


8 Months (Full Time)

Academic Progression (Pathway Majors*)
  • • Accounting
  • • Actuarial Science
  • • Banking and Finance
  • • Business Law
  • • Business Management
  • • Business Statistics
  • • Economics
  • • Human Resource Management
  • • International Business
  • • Marketing
*Entry requirements into Monash University apply.


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