TAFE Queensland

Diploma of Business / Diploma of Marketing and Communication

TAFE Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091779F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Elevate yourself in the dynamic and fast-paced industry of marketing, communication and business with this high-level course. Develop the advanced skills and specialized knowledge to work across a diverse range of business functions. This qualification will provide you with the contemporary, industry-relevant marketing and business skills you need to forge a successful career.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, demand for advertising and marketing professionals grew very strongly over the past five years and is expected to continue to grow in the future.

This course will equip you with specialized knowledge in customer research, web design, and digital marketing and communications. You'll gain practical experience developing promotional programs and business and marketing plans. In addition, you will learn how to pitch advertising concepts, identify and exploit market opportunities, and understand consumer behavior. You will also develop specialized knowledge in project work and workforce planning management.

Successful completion of this course will open up employment opportunities within a range of different industries in roles such as promotions, market research, marketing coordination, and business management.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning.


  • Program Consultant
  • Program Coordinator
  • Executive Officer
  • Administration Manager
  • Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Account Manager (Advertising)
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Market Research Analyst.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 14,400 Per Year
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 1 year
Study mode: Full time

TAFE Queensland

South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.


TAFE Queensland
South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101