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Business, Management and Finance

Our Business, Management and Finance department offers an exciting suite of courses focusing on:

7 reasons to study Business at Melbourne Polytechnic

  1. student-centred learning environment – get help and support when you need it
  2. industry focused – gain practical experience working with industry clients
  3. flexibility – combine work and life with a manageable study program; study part time, full time, online, anytime
  4. student friendly timetables – developed with your needs in mind
  5. global citizens – employment outcomes in both domestic as well as multi-national firms
  6. focus on the future – through innovation and leadership
  7. be recognised for previous study or work – Melbourne Polytechnic degree courses offer credit transfer and recognition of prior learning if you have already completed a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or other qualifications or with an extensive professional work history in the case of Industry Practicum

Our Business degrees are based at Melbourne Polytechnic’s Preston and Collingwood campuses boasting fantastic facilities for learning. Campuses feature libraries, restaurants and hairdressing salons and at Collingwood, you are close to all that eclectic Smith Street has to offer.

Find out what our core subjects and majors are available:

Students also have the opportunity to tailor their degree to suit them by choosing from elective specialisations and majors. Find out what our Business Associate Degrees and Business Bachelor Degrees consist of per year.

Studying a business degree at Melbourne Polytechnic is all about you. We have developed our new structure to build on your own experience to develop your skills, knowledge and networks to get you where you want to be. Our connections with industry specialists such as CPA Australia have been established to give our students the best employment outcomes for the future.

Course Enquiries

For information about our courses:

Phone: 03 9269 8400

 

Courses
Certificate II in Business
Get a headstart in your career in business while you're still at school with Melbourne Polytechnic's Vocational Education and Training in School (VETiS) program. We offer the Certificate II in Business only to students still at school as part of our VETiS package.

Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)
The Certificate III in Business Administration (Education) will help you provide administrative support to educational practitioners. This is an entry level program that will develop and broaden your business administration skills within the education sector.

Administration roles in the legal sector offer you challenging, versatile and varied work. Become a specialist in education and legal administration with this combined qualifications - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) with the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). We offer you a supportive environment, modern facilities and expert teachers.

Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
Channel your passion for administration into the health sector and become a specialist in education and medical administration with our dual qualification - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) and the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education).

Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information. Enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer with our comprehensive training.

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
Your career in bookkeeping starts here. Our Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is a practical, compact course giving you the foundations and fundamentals of Bookkeeping. You'll gain the skills needed and meet the requirements set by the Tax Practitioners Board to work as a bookkeeper or BAS agent.

Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking
Are you ready to start your career in finance with a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking?

Certificate IV in International Trade
There’s never been a better time to launch your career in international trade. Sharpen your problem-solving skills and learn how to take advantage of international business opportunities. Our Certificate IV in International Trade will have you job-ready in six months.

Your career in the legal profession starts here. Learn essential legal skills to land your role as an assistant or start your path to becoming a paralegal.

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
Start generating sales from day one. Our Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication will get your marketing career off to a flying start. Learn a range of vital skills in our comprehensive course.

Certificate IV in New Small Business
Our Certificate IV in New Small Business is a new program allowing participants to engage in the real working knowledge of establishing a business.

Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) - Agent's Representative
Melbourne’s house prices are reaching new highs. If you would like to work in the real estate sector, or one day own your own business, this course is your first step. Get qualified with our partial Certificate IV in Property Services - Agent's Representative course. Going once, twice, three times ... SOLD.

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
Work Health and Safety (WHS) is critical in all workplaces and organisations. Our Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will teach you the fundamental skills to succeed in this industry.

Diploma of Accounting
If you enjoy mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the account profession then our Diploma of Accounting is for you. Accountants support their clients with regular monitoring, analysis, preparation of documents, reports and accounts and advice. Get qualified as an Assistant Accountant and start your rewarding career.

Diploma of Business
Move into management roles with a Diploma of Business. Open up opportunities in management and small business ownership.

Diploma of Financial Planning
Do you want to be the financial planner or financial adviser who stands out from the crowd?

Diploma of Human Resources Management
Advance your career as a human resources professional with our Diploma of Human Resources Management. This popular course addresses current business needs in human resources management, learning and development and employment services.

Diploma of International Business
Are you interested in management roles within the international business sector? Grow your opportunities, learn from our industry-experienced teachers, and enrol in our Diploma of International Business. You’ll learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Diploma of Leadership and Management
What kind of leader do you want to be? If you have sound theoretical business skills and knowledge, and want to cultivate them, this course is for you. Learn how to lead across various industries and take your career to the next level.

Diploma of Marketing and Communication
Enrol in our Diploma of Marketing and Communication to learn the practical application of contemporary marketing theory. You'll also benefit from our strong reputation within the industry.

Diploma of Project Management
The Diploma of Project Management has application across virtually every industry sector. Add a project management qualification to your suite of skills and open up your career opportunities.

Diploma of Work Health and Safety
Take your Work Health and Safety (WHS) career to the next level by moving up into management roles. Learn how to develop strategies and increase your understanding of risk management, hazard control and audits with our Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing
If you would like to work within the conveyancing profession. Our Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing teaches you the skills you need to become an asset to any business in the industry. Our course also meets the education requirement to obtain your conveyancer’s licence.

Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication
Run your own marketing business. Move up into key management positions. Enrol in our Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication that focuses on practical skills and contemporary marketing theory to get you ahead of the game.

Associate Degree of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Associate Degree of Business
Introducing our new Bachelor of Business and Associate Degree of Business.

Associate Degree of Hospitality Management
Develop management and leadership capabilities alongside practical based industry skills in the Bachelor of Hospitality Management and Associate Degree of Hospitality Management.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Bachelor of Business
Introducing our new Bachelor of Business and Associate Degree of Business.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Develop management and leadership capabilities alongside practical based industry skills in the Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

Certificate IV in Business Sales
Get the latest sales skills in business development. This course enables you to confidently generate new trade to create your own business or successfully lead other businesses to new heights with extensive experience focusing on sales development.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Short Courses
Cooling Towers for Auditors
Completing the Melbourne Polytechnic Cooling Towers for Auditors short course will allow participants to apply to the Department of Health Services for certification as an approved cooling towers auditor.

Woodcraft
This Melbourne Polytechnic course allows students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties to explore working with wood through simple projects.

Introduction to Espresso Coffee Making
Do you love coffee? Do you want to learn how to make a great coffee? Melbourne Polytechnic's Introduction to Espresso Coffee Making short course will teach you how to make a quality espresso coffee and you'll have a lot of fun in the process.

Microsoft Excel
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to create simple spreadsheets using basic functions of Microsoft Excel.



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