Associate Degree in Applied Business (Z2C)

Study Discipline: Applied Sciences
Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site, Hybrid, Online

Programme Type

Associate degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative educational journey with the Associate Degree in Applied Business from the University of Tasmania. Tailored for aspiring leaders and managers, this program equips you with the knowledge and skills essential for success in the contemporary business landscape. Whether you’re dreaming of entrepreneurship or seeking career advancement, this program serves as an ideal stepping stone.


The Applied Business program at the University of Tasmania seamlessly integrates core business units, covering management, finance, marketing, human resources, project management, entrepreneurial thinking, and business planning. Developed in collaboration with industry experts, the curriculum ensures active industry involvement in delivery. The first year establishes a solid foundation, imparting skills for applying business knowledge across diverse scenarios. Progressing to the second year elevates you to a supervisory level, refining your practical expertise as a business practitioner.

Engage in a dynamic learning environment that encourages innovative thinking and strategic application of business principles. Explore diverse streams and electives aligned with your interests, fostering a comprehensive understanding of contemporary business practices.

Admission Requirements

Ensure eligibility for the Associate Degree by meeting the following criteria:

  • Meet the University’s General Entry Requirements, including minimum English Language Requirements (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).
  • Fulfill course-specific requirements, if applicable.
  • For international students, provide evidence of completing qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

Explore various pathways, including completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate III or above or previous tertiary study at Diploma level or higher.

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Business Environments
  • Managing People
  • Business Finance
  • Business Marketing
  • Business Planning and Decision Making
  • Managing Projects
  • Entrepreneurial and Innovative Thinking
  • Leading People

Invest in your academic and professional growth with a competitive international student course fee of $55,454 AUD. Join a community dedicated to fostering business leaders of tomorrow.

Future Career Outcomes

Graduation from the Associate Degree in Applied Business can provide an entry opportunity for those who have not worked in business settings, accelerate progression through a graduate’s present organization, or open up new career paths and opportunities. It will also provide substantial credit into the Bachelor of Business. This course provides graduates with the paraprofessional level of business knowledge and practice applicable across industries. The career options of graduates may also be influenced by their chosen specialization. A graduate’s chosen specialization might lead them to paraprofessional-level roles within that industry.

Visa Requirements:

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