Diploma of Arts

Sydney Institute of Business Technology
Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia
Study mode
12 months
March July October
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 15,251
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 18,689

Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 HSC with satisfactory ATAR;
  • GCE A-levels with 2 passes;
  • STPM with minimum 2 passes; UEC with C-grade in 4 academic subjects;
  • Other equivalent qualifications accepted by the university.

English Requirement:

  • Academic IELTS;
  • TOEFL;
  • Relevant high school English language results;
  • Completion of an accredited Academic English program recognised by SIBT.


Core units

  • Academic Communication in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Additional units 

  • Principles of Management
  • Living Culture
  • Seeing Culture: Vision, Visuality and the Senses
  • Education: The Psychological Context
  • Introduction to International Communication
  • Intercultural Relations
  • Academic Cultures
  • Australian Media
  • Media Cultures

Elective units

  • IT and Society
  • Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • Language, Culture and Communication
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Passion, Rebellion and Identity in Popular Music 
  • Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Global Politics
  • Introductory Statistics

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