Australian College of Business and Technology

Diploma of Commerce

The Diploma of Commerce program provides you with an overall perspective of business processes and fundamental business skills.
The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters.
Students who successfully complete 4 units under the ACBT Diploma program will receive Advanced Standing in the ECC Diploma of Commerce Program – Year 2 (CRICOS Code 092032G).
Students also have the possibility of receiving up to 8 units (120 credit points) advanced standing (the equivalent of the first year), in the respective Bachelor degree at ECU as well.
A minimum of 50 percent pass in all units is required for progression to ECU.
Year Sri Lankan Students
2023 LKR 86,000/- per unit


  • ACC1100 - Accounting
  • SBL1100 - Foundation of Business
  • SBL1300 - Business Environment and Markets*
  • SBL1400 - Introduction to Business Analytics


  • ECF1110 - Economics
  • SBL1600 - Business Identity and Protocols
Select two units from the following
  • MKT1600 - Marketing Principles and Practices
  • MAN1100 - Management
  • ECF1120 - Finance**

*SBL1300 is a pre-requisite for MKT1600

**ECF1120 is offered once a year for transfer students to ECU

Entry into 2nd year

  • Students can also enter into many universities in Australia or Navitas-partnered universities elsewhere for the 2nd year of the degree. Commerce related majors include Accounting, Finance, Business Law, Hospitality Management, Economics, Human Resources, International Business, Management Information Systems, Tourism Management etc.
  • Please note that the ECC Advanced Diploma of Commerce will not be offered after trimester 01,2021. All students will have the option of directly joining the 2nd year of the Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Commerce degree program in Colombo at ECU-SL Campus. The details of this program is given on the ECU-SL website                                                              

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