Business

Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship)

CRICOS 095229D
Bachelor of Business Entrepreneurship

What is a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship?

A Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship equips you with the wide variety of skills needed to start a business venture. It delivers key knowledge on communications, marketing, customer experience, management and ethics in business. This course helps you develop the mindset of a business entrepreneur, so you are prepared to create your own successful start-up or enterprise.
This course will develop your understanding of the principles of innovation and how to apply them to solve the diverse entrepreneurial challenges that come with new ventures as well as established organisations. You’ll acquire the skills to recognise market trends, analyse potential business opportunities, negotiate contracts, obtain funding, and apply lean principles in development of a business concept and business plan. This course strengthens your entrepreneurial mindset with creativity, innovation, and research and analytical capabilities.

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Learning outcomes

  • Understand how to get the most from people and organisations.
  • Create solutions to ethical and sustainability-based business problems.
  • Work towards the best outcomes in any negotiation.
  • Master financing and funding skills across a range of sectors.
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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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.

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Know what it's like to be in business
Complete a minimum of 300 hours of professional work placement, facing real challenges and solving genuine industry problems.  

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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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Career opportunities

This course has been designed to provide a broad understanding of business for those graduates wishing to be involved in a business start-up, establishing a new enterprise, or supporting business innovation. The course also offers a student the possibility, within the Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship), to experience a range of knowledge and skills from across other BBUS specialisms.

Potential career paths

  • Small Business Owner or Operator
    Average salary: $49,000 - $100,000
  • Entrepreneur
    Average salary: $129,500
  • Business Analyst
    Average salary: $99,463 - $136,500
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of 24 subjects, which includes 16 core subjects, including 300 hours of industry placement, and 8 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 six core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two 100 level electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Business Communications | BIZ101
  • Understanding People and Organisations | BIZ102
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102

Requirements

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

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Sales and Negotiation Strategies | ENT201
  • Entrepreneurial Financing | ENT202
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs | ENT203

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
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Lean Business Start-up | ENT301
  • Industry Consulting Project | IND301A
  • Entrepreneurship Capstone Project | ENT302

Requirements

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

Elective subjects

  • Exploring Gastronomy | EGY101
  • Introduction to Events | EVN101
  • Event Concepts and Design | EVT101A
  • Front Office Operations | FOO101
  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Understanding Advertising | MKT102A
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Place, Culture and Destination Management | PCD101
  • Understanding Public Relations | PRN101A
  • Introduction to PR Writing | PRN102A
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Sports Marketing | SPO102
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events | THE101
  • The Tourist Experience | TTE101
  • 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

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. 

Gain professional experience

Complete 300 hours of real-world, relevant experience through our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

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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 5 or above), or Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF level 4 or above), or above from a Registered Training Organisation

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.

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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

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What does admissions criteria mean?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s courses’ ATAR requirements?
  • How do Torrens University Australia fees charge?
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  • What courses are available for FEE-HELP?
  • Is there anything I can do to prepare for Torrens University Australia?
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  • Am I a domestic or an international student?
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  • Is there a FEE-HELP limit?
  • What is FEE-HELP?
  • What is the Early Entry Program?
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  • What are pathways?
  • What are the key dates?
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