Pathways and Articulation Agreements

The Business School has a number of pathways and articulation agreements available for students who complete a qualification with us.

Pathways and Articulation agreements are currently in place between The Business School and:

  • Australian School of Accounting
  • Southern Cross University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Australian Institute of Higher Education
  • Melbourne Polytechnic

See all University pathways and articulation agreements below.

Australian School of Accounting

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Australian School of Accounting Articulation Agreement

The Australian School of Accounting Pty Ltd (ASA) provides a range of vocational pathways into ASA degrees from some nationally accredited courses and qualifications within disciplines related to Australian Training Packages.

The following qualifications offered by The Business School Pty Ltd have discipline related pathways into the Australian School of Accounting Bachelor of Professional Accounting CRICOS code: 102219K, see further information www.asahe.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-professional-accounting

The Australian School of Accounting will accept articulating students from the following courses offered by The Business School:

  • BSB40120 – Certificate IV in Business (CRICOS Course Code: 108462F)
  • BSB50120 – Diploma of Business (CRICOS Course Code: 108463E)
  • BSB40520 – Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (CRICOS Course Code: 104014G)
  • BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management (CRICOS Course Code: 104410F)

Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University Credit Linkages

The Business School has an approved articulation arrangement with Southern Cross University, recognising learning within particular Certificate IV and Diploma courses/qualifications for entry into the first or second year of a related Southern Cross course, with maximum credit transfer.

Credit Linkages and Pathway benefits for Students:

  • Allow a person to better plan their study and career path in advance;
  • Enable non-traditional entry to Higher Education by elevating a person’s university selection on the basis of their prior learning;
  • Provide greater support for people transitioning between different academic levels, cultures and technologies;
  • Build academic skills and confidence or progressively over time and facilitate life-long learning;
  • Reduce the overall cost and duration of a degree;
  • Allow students to use their prior vocational knowledge and skills to work their way through their degree and
  • Reward a person with multiple qualifications in the shortest possible time, which is advantageous for employment, promotion and increasing remuneration.

The below qualifications delivered by The Business School have discipline related pathways into Southern Cross University courses

The Business School Course  Southern Cross University Course Credit Granted
An AQF Certificate IV qualification
BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business
BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
Bachelor of Business (3002100)  CRICOS code: 081532A
Bachelor of Business and Enterprise (3007150) CRICOS code: 105618D
4 units or 16% of the course
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
Bachelor of Business (3002100)  CRICOS code: 081532A
Bachelor of Business and Enterprise (3007150) CRICOS code: 105618D
2 units or 8% of the course
An AQF Diploma qualification
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) (2206351) Course CRICOS code: 016182B
Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies (3006110) Course CRICOS code: 022342G
4 units or 25% of the course
4 units or 33% of the course
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management Bachelor of Business (3002100)  CRICOS code: 081532A
Bachelor of Business and Enterprise (3007150) CRICOS code: 105618D
8 units or 33% of the course
BSB50120 Diploma of Business Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) (2206351) Course CRICOS code: 016182B
Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies (3006110) Course CRICOS code: 022342G
4 units or 25% of the course
4 units or 16% of the course
BSB50120 Diploma of Business Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management (2206700) CRICOS code: 104631D
Bachelor of Business (3002100)  CRICOS code: 081532A
Bachelor of Business and Enterprise (3007150) CRICOS code: 105618D
8 units or 50% of the course
8 units or 33% of the course
10904NAT Diploma of Social Media Marketing Bachelor of Business (3002100)  CRICOS code: 081532A
Bachelor of Business and Enterprise (3007150) CRICOS code: 105618D
8 units or 33% of the course

For further details view the live and searchable AQF Vocational Qualification Credit Linkages document published at www.scu.edu.au/aqfvocationallinkages for specific credit details into a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

Edith Cowan University

Advanced Standing

Students who complete the 10904NAT Diploma of Social Media Marketing at The Business School can use this for entry into or to award you with credit towards a course. This credit may reduce the number of units you need to study to be awarded your ECU qualification.

Precedent List

ECU Curriculum title Country Institution Pre Qualification
W63 v2 – Bachelor of Media and Communication Australia Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas (Australian Training Packages) Including TAFE 10904NAT Diploma of Social Media Marketing

Australian Institute of Higher Education

AIHE Articulation

Applicants with completed VET qualifications are eligible for admission into AIH Bachelor degrees. The minimum entry requirement is a Certificate IV in a related discipline. Further qualifications, such as Diploma and Advanced Diplomas, are not required to be in a related field. AIH has articulation agreements with partner providers, offering Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas. These courses can be packaged with our Bachelor degrees and guarantee up to 8 Advanced Standings depending on the course the applicant enrols in. Applicants attending VET providers with no articulation agreements can also be eligible to obtain Advanced Standing if the units taken are equivalent to AIH’s. For further information about Advanced Standing, please refer to the Advanced Standing Policy and Advanced Standing Procedure.

Melbourne Polytechnic

Bachelor of Business Entry

Successful completion of a VET diploma from The Business School gives students entry into the Bachelor of Business with Melbourne Polytechnic. See more information here. 

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