Business

Bachelor of Business

CRICOS 090275E
Bachelor of Business

What is a Bachelor of Business?

A Bachelor of Business gives you an understanding of core business strategies for any industry. Explore your passions with our wide range of electives. At Torrens University, you’ll learn to build strategic plans for real business settings. Put your skills into practice with work experience.
During this course, you will choose from a broad range of electives in Marketing, Public Relations, Event Management, Tourism and Hospitality so you can focus on the area you’re passionate about. Additionally, you will complete the compulsory Industry Consulting Project subject, which provides first-hand experience in a business environment and develops practical skills to complement your theoretical knowledge. We will support you in your responsibility to find an industry placement(s), so you graduate with invaluable work experience, a built-in professional network and a serious competitive advantage.

More

Learning outcomes and Work-Integrated Learning

  • Develop managerial skills suitable for a range of prominent organisations.
  • Become an expert on domestic and international business development.
  • Learn how to identify opportunities for growth and expansion.
  • Harness entrepreneurial theory to successfully run your own business.
  • Undertake 300 hours of industry experience.
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
17 Feb 2025
02 Jun 2025
15 Sep 2025
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

Select Icon | Torrens University
Designed to fit in with you
With a range of electives on offer, you can tailor your course to work towards your career goals.

Technology Icon | Torrens University
Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

Admissions Criteria Checklist Icon| Torrens University
Gain professional experience
Work on briefs with industry clients or take on an internship as part of your course.
Become a Business leader
Career Opportunities | Business | Torrens University

Career opportunities

This course is designed to give you a firm foundation of all the skills required to launch and maintain a successful business in today’s marketplace. Graduate with a Bachelor of Business and you’ll be ready to move into a management role in a leading organisation or launch your own as an entrepreneur.

Potential career paths

  • Entrepreneur
    Average salary: $100,772 - $139,070
  • Operations Manager
    Average salary: $100,000 - $155,269
  • Marketing Manager
    Average salary: $95,000 - $150,000
  • Business Development Manager
    Average salary: $94,783 - $151,824
Hannah Schenscher
This whole experience taught me a lot of communication skills, how to be adaptable and helped with improving my creative skills. The internship helped me to learn skills in management and organisation.
Hannah Schenscher
Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship)

Subjects and units

Delivered both on campus and online, this course comprises 15 core and 9 electives, each subject requiring 10 hours of study per week; three hours facilitated and seven self-directed. Assessments may include activity-based assignments or online quizzes. There are no formal exams.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

These five core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select three electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Academic and Business Communication Skills | BIZ106 
  • Understanding Self and Others | BIZ107 
  • Marketing in the Digital Era | MKT105
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A | 50 hours of industry experience 

Requirements

These five core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select three electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ204
  • Developing People and Culture | MGT202
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Industry Engagement Project | IND201A | 100 hours of industry experience

Requirements

These five core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select three electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Agile Business Analysis (Advanced) | MIS312
  • Organisational Creativity & Innovation | BIZ301
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Strategic Management | MGT302A
  • Industry Consulting Project | IND301A | 150 hours of industry experience

Requirements

Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below. Choose nine electives:

Elective subjects

  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • The Business of Events | EVT102
  • Foundations of Information Systems | MIS100
  • Marketing and Audience Research | MKT202A
  • Sales and Negotiation Strategies | ENT201
  • Economics | ECO201
  • International Marketing | MKT303A
  • Brand and Product Management | MKT304A
  • Marketing Strategy | MKT301A
  • Health & Advocacy Strategies | SPO301

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Study pathways

Torrens University offers undergraduate and postgraduate students with flexible entry options and study pathways. Whether you prefer a full program or a modular approach, we can tailor your studies to your needs. Start your journey with an undergraduate diploma or bachelor degree, or grow your career with a postgraduate qualification.

Need more help?

Let us customise a study plan and pathway for you.

Undergraduate

  • Diploma of Business

    CRICOS 090282F

    5 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    1 year full time, 2 years part time, 2 trimesters accelerated

    Start with a Diploma to explore a new career area, or gain guaranteed entry into our Bachelor program.

    View course
  • Bachelor of Business

    CRICOS 090275E

    Experience industry placements, internships or industry-linked projects with our Bachelor degree.

Postgraduate

  • Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

    CRICOS 095349G

    3 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    0.5 years full-time, part-time options available

    Complete just four subjects to expand your knowledge in a specific area, or take the first step towards your Masters.

    View course
  • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

    CRICOS 095352A

    4 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    1 year full time, part-time options available

    Complete four more subjects to expand or deepen your knowledge in a specific area.

    View course
  • Master courses ( 2 options )
    • Master of Business Administration MBA

      CRICOS 095353M

      View course

      Become a specialist in your field, or take the first step towards your Doctorate degree.

    • Master of Business Administration Advanced

      CRICOS 088149G

      View course

      Become a specialist in your field, or take the first step towards your Doctorate degree.

Industry partners and Work‑Integrated Learning

An important element of this course is your placement with an endorsed host organisation(s). Work placements provide a valuable resource for you to develop hands-on practical experience to ensure you graduate confident and job-ready. A key task will be the completion of a reflective journal covering the experience and the identification and analysis of key learning outcomes.

Gain professional experience

Complete 300 hours of real-world, relevant experience during your course. You’ll have the opportunity to leverage our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

You can source Work-Integrated Learning opportunities, including placements, through our Careers Connect database, all vetted for quality and relevance by Torrens University’s Learning Facilitators.

Accenture logo
Arnott's Group logo
Boston Consulting Group logo
Capgemini Logo | Torrens University
Datacom logo
DXC Technology logo
L'Oreal logo
Nestle logo
Red Havas logo
Seven Network logo | Torrens University

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about business, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of business scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the business industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet at least one of the requirements listed below.

Australian secondary school certificate, or equivalent;

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above;

OR

Successful completion of at least 0.25 EFTSL at AQF level 6, 0.5 EFTSL at AQF level 5 or above, or equivalent;

OR

Work-life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level which may include approval of prior study or successful completion of a readiness assessment.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of at least 0.25 EFTSL at AQF level 6, 0.5 EFTSL at AQF level 5 or above, or equivalent;

OR

Australian secondary school certificate, or equivalent Senior Secondary qualification, or baccalaureate Diploma;

AND

Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.

OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

Similar courses

Torrens University | Contact Us

Want to find out more?

Don't forget to download the course guide or get in touch with us below.

X
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.
Confirm