Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication

BSB60520-Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who provide leadership and support strategic direction in the marketing and communications activities of an organisation. Their knowledge base may be highly specialised or broad within the marketing and communications field. Typically, they are accountable for group outcomes and the overall performance of the marketing and communication, advertising or public relations functions of an organisation.
This qualification applies to individuals in full-time marketing roles, as well as those who are responsible for an organization’s marketing in addition to other duties.


Entry Requirements:


Have completed the following units (or equivalent competencies): BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities; BSBMKG542 Establish and monitor the marketing mix; BSBMKG552 Design and develop marketing communication plans; BSBMKG555 Write persuasive copy; and BSBPMG430 Undertake project work. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to these units, which have been mapped as equivalent.
Have four years equivalent full-time relevant work experience.

Enrolling students must provide the evidence of the following:

General Entry Requirements:

  • 18 years of age.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Meet all student visa requirements.

Academic entry requirements:

  • Year 12 or equivalent.

English Language proficiency:

Prospective students are required to have certain level of English Language proficiency. Elizabeth Institute will accept test results (with relevant test scores) from any of the following English Language test provides listed below


Mandatory Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test:

All student applicants MUST complete Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to their enrolment with Elizabeth Institute. LLN test is conducted to measure your language, literacy and numeracy skills to determine your suitability as well as if any additional learning support required for the course applied. LLN test is conducted in English only. You will be given instructions on how to complete this test by our admissions team.

English language provider test Minimum Test Score
​International English Language Testing System 5.5
*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based 527
​​TOEFL internet-based test 46
​Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) 162
Pearson Test of English Academic 42
Occupational English Test** pass

*The TOEFL paper-based test will only be accepted from limited countries.

** The Occupational English Test includes a mark between A and E. An A or B is considered a pass.


Note: Not all nationalities are required to provide proof of English language proficiency. You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your application if.

^ you are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.

^ you are enrolled in ELICOS – General English course

^ you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.

Course Duration, Location and Mode of Delivery:


  • Total duration: 104 weeks including holiday breaks.
  • The course location: Level 3, 56-58 York Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia.
  • Mode of delivery: Face-to face training, online projects, activities or skills-based training in small group or individual.

Assessment Methods:


  • Portfolio
  • Questioning
  • Case study
  • Written test
  • Presentation
  • Role play
  • Project

Course Fees and Charges:


Enrolment Fee $ 300.00 (non – refundable)
Material Fee $ 800.00 (subject to variation)
Course Tuition Fee $ 20,000.00
Total course fee payable $ 21,100.00

Initial deposit required at the time of enrolment: $1100 (enrolment fee + material fee)

Course tuition fee is collected on a quarterly basis in advance (after the commencement of the course).

Please note that our payment terms and conditions including our refund policy can be read in our International Student Prospectus document. Our Letter of Offer document will also include all the important and essential information that you need to know before you make your final decision to enrol in any of our courses. We strongly advise our potential students to read carefully and understand it before they sign the Letter of Offer document.

Units of competency:

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
BSBMKG621 Develop organisational marketing strategy Core
BSBMKG622 Manage organisational marketing processes Core
BSBMKG623 Develop marketing plans Core
BSBTWK601 Develop and maintain strategic business networks Core
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving Elective
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBMKG624 Manage market research Elective
BSBMKG626 Develop advertising campaigns Elective
BSBMKG627 Execute advertising campaigns Elective
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Elective
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Elective


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