Business

Bachelor of Business

CRICOS 090275E
Bachelor of Business

What is a Bachelor of Business?

A Bachelor of Business offers an innovative approach to understanding core business strategies and applying them in real-life settings. It provides the skills needed to research, critically analyse and create strategic plans that lead to positive outcomes for an organisation. By completing a business degree, graduates gain a competitive edge when navigating the corporate world.
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.

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Learning outcomes

  • 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.
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
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

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

*For more details on international student study options.

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

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

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Gain professional experience
Work on briefs with industry clients or take on an internship as part of your course.
Become a Business leader
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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: $129,500
  • Operations Manager
    Average salary: $98,000 - $147,000
  • Marketing Manager
    Average salary: $90,000 - $145,000
  • Business Development Manager
    Average salary: $90,000 - $150,000
Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
I am currently in the process of starting my own business and this would not have been possible without the knowledge, confidence, and skills I have gained from this Ducere degree.
Shanice Gabriel
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of 24 subjects, which includes 11 core subjects, including 300 hours of industry placement, and 13 elective subjects. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

These four core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select four electives from any level from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Business Communications | BIZ101
  • Understanding People and Organisations | BIZ102
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A

Requirements

These two core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two 100 level electives and four 200 level electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202

Requirements

These five core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two 100 level electives and one 300 level elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Organisational Creativity and Innovation | BIZ301
  • Business Consulting Project | BIZ304
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Strategic Management | MGT302A
  • Industry Consulting Project | IND301A

Requirements

Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below.

Choose 13 electives:

Year 1 - four 100 level

Year 2 - two 100 level, four 200 level

Year 3 - two 100 level, one 300 level

Elective subjects

  • Introduction to Events | EVN101
  • Event Concepts and Design | EVT101A
  • Front Office Operations | FOO101
  • Understanding Advertising | MKT102A
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Understanding Public Relations | PRN101A
  • Introduction to PR Writing | PRN102A
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Sports Marketing | SPO102
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events | THE101
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Sports Events | EVT206A
  • Food and Beverage Management | HOS203A
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Business-2-Business Marketing | MKG201
  • Digital Marketing Communications | MKG203
  • Marketing and Audience Research | MKT202A
  • Project Management in Tourism | PMT201
  • Content Creation for Social Media | PRL201
  • Advanced PR Writing | PRL202
  • Corporate Communications | PRL203
  • Sports Law | SPO201
  • Managing Teams | SPO202
  • Managing Sports Facilities | SPO203
  • Events Policy and Strategy | EVN301
  • Events Consulting Project | EVN302
  • Resort and Spa Management | HOS302A
  • Marketing Strategy | MKT301A
  • International Marketing | MKT303A
  • Brand and Product Management | MKT304A
  • Health and Advocacy Strategies | SPO301
  • Sports Consulting Project | SPO302
  • Destinations Management | TOU302A
  • Airline Management | TOU303A
  • Management Leadership and Professional Practice | COMR2000

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. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. 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.

Industry partners and work placements

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 through our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

Australian HR Institute
Australian Red Cross
GBA Projects
B Lab Australia New Zealand
Keylend
Educate Plus
Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia
AML
Project Management Institute

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.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or above), or Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

The below is an alternative option.
Work and life experience that demonstrates skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. 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.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • 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?
  • 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?

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