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Type: Bachelor Degree
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Attendance: On Campus Learning
CRICOS: 085157J
Duration: 3 years
Fees: AUD 15760 per year
Course Intakes: FEB- JUN

Bachelor of Business(APIC)

The Bachelor of Business (BBus) is an innovative and comprehensive degree program conforming to the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF Level 7). The course focuses on finance, accounting, and covers the fundamentals of business, combined with considerable knowledge and skills in leadership and project management. The students learn how to plan, monitor, and control resources, meet key business objectives and master the art of managing different functions across the business.

EnglishLanguage Requirement

Exam Type Overall Score (min) Speaking(min) Reading(min) Writing(min) Listening(min)
IELTS 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
PTE 50-58 43-50 43-50 43-50 43-50
  • Course Overview
  • Course Details
  • Admission Requirements
Because of the scope of knowledge, skills, and perspectives obtained in this program, graduates will be equipped to join a range of employers, including multi-national companies, government agencies, and non-profit organisations. Graduates will be especially well equipped to fit into and contribute to international companies, who seek graduates with a global perspective and proper training in business, accounting, finance, leadership, communication, organisation development, and project management. The skill sets students gain in this degree will provide them with the competitive advantage required to pursue a successful career in today's globalised business world.

The Bachelor of Business responds to the emerging challenges and the requirements for a holistic approach in management education, embodying core concepts of accounting, business and financial management as well as leadership and project management. Students are immersed in the fundamental concepts and then involved in practical learning in project work with due emphasis on the integrated application of knowledge, creative thinking, and intellectual development.
Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will have:
  • Broad and coherent knowledge of the theories, concepts, and principles of a range of business-related fields and disciplines including accounting, project management, economics, statistics, general management, and marketing.
  • Broad and demonstrated knowledge and awareness of business practice, and industry standards and expectations.
  • Knowledge of contemporary business ethics, codes of practice, and corporate governance standards.

Skills
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will have:
  • Cognitive skills to undertake research and to analyse and evaluate new information, concepts, and evidence from a range of business, industry, and academic sources.
  • Cognitive and technical skills to facilitate problem-solving and critical thinking in a business environment, and to present reasoned arguments and analyses of key business and technical data.
  • Communication skills to facilitate working effectively with people and teams and to present clear and coherent information in recognised and expected business, professional, and academic formats.

Application of knowledge and skills
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:
  • Through the resolution of problems; the practice of technical functions, for instance, in accounting, project management, statistics, general management and economics; the application of initiative and innovation; and effective planning and decision making within a business environment.
  • Through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, professional, business practice.
  • With responsibility and accountability for their own learning and professional practice and ethical standards, and in collaboration with others within a business or industry environment.

Compulsory Units Prerequisites
BUS1001 Professional Development and Business Communication -
BUS1002 Fundamentals of Management -
BUS1003 Mathematics and Statistics -
BUS1004 Foundations of Accounting -
BUS1005 Introduction to Economics -
BUS1006 Introduction to Business Law -
BUS1007 Finance -
BUS1008 Financial Accounting BUS1004
BUS2001 Project Management Fundamentals and practices BUS1002
BUS2002 Management Accounting BUS1004
BUS2003 Sustainability and Ethics BUS1001
BUS2004 Human Resource Management BUS1002
BUS3001 Accounting Theory BUS1008
BUS3002 Accounting Information Systems Design and Development BUS1008
BUS3003 Advanced Financial Accounting BUS1008
BUS3004 Corporation Law BUS1006


Electives Recommended for Year 2 students Prerequisites
BUS2005 Taxation BUS1006
BUS2006 Marketing and Sales Management BUS1002
BUS2007 Entrepreneurship and Innovation BUS1002
BIS1001 Foundations of Information System -
BUS2008 Strategic Planning BUS1002


Electives Recommended for Year 3 students Prerequisites
BUS3005 Audit and Assurance BUS1008
BUS3006 Leadership and governance BUS2004
BUS3007 Organizational Development BUS2004
BUS3008 Project Execution Planning and Management BUS2001
BUS3009 Project Development and Optimisation BUS2001
BIS2006 Management Information Systems BIS1001
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have successfully completed:

  • Year 12 in Australia with a minimum ATAR of 65; OR
  • the equivalent to an Australian Year 12 at a recognised overseas institution with an equivalent minimum ATAR of 65 OR
  • a Certificate IVor higher awarded by a recognised higher education/vocational; OR
  • a General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A) with three or more C Grades; OR
  • a Global Assessment Certificate with an average Grade of 65% or higher; OR
  • an International Baccalaureate.

English language entry requirements

All applicants from a non-English speaking background applying to any AQF Level 7 qualification at APIC must satisfy the following additional English language requirements:

  • IELTS Academic: overall band score of 6.0 or higher with no band below 5.5 in writing and speaking; OR
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score of 65 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18; OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking; OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking; OR
  • PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 50 with writing and speaking minimum score of 42.

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