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Bachelor of Business

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Whether you're a budding business owner, an intrepid entrepreneur, or future leader, the Bachelor of Business at Melbourne Polytechnic will teach you the skills for success.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
HEBSBBS, 096901B
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Set yourself up for success

Whether you're a budding business owner, an intrepid entrepreneur, or future leader, the Bachelor of Business at Melbourne Polytechnic will teach you the skills for success. We've designed this degree to provide you with the relevant knowledge and the technical, communication and career management skills needed to succeed in a wide range of jobs, carve new career pathways or lead your own start-up. You can focus your studies on one of three specialisation streams: Management, Marketing or Entrepreneurship. In a climate of uninterrupted economic growth that's lasted over twenty years, now's the time to pursue your business dreams.

Developed with industry and academic experts for career success

At Melbourne Polytechnic, we developed our Bachelor of Business through research and consultation with industry specialists and academic experts from Australian businesses and universities. First year students will gain foundational knowledge and skills in the basics of business and personal and professional development. In your second year, you will begin to personalise your course by specialising in one of the three streams. Final year students will apply their cumulative knowledge through two capstone projects - entering the industry with experience and knowledge that can be applied immediately. All subjects are taught by experienced lecturers with business industry experience and Masters or PhD qualifications.

A degree that opens doors

Students graduate with a Bachelor of Business at the end of a three-year full time study load. When you have successfully completed the first two years of the Bachelor degree, you may choose to exit with the Associate Degree of Business. The Bachelor of Business can open doors to a broad range of jobs across diverse industry sectors. Your career might be in accounting, banking, economics, marketing, consulting, IT and government, or even across the world of international business. You might find work as a human resource manager, business strategist, international trade manager, business analyst, market researcher, e-business or supply chain manager or marketing, brand or sales manager. You could even combine the skills and knowledge of your degree with your unique thinking as a successful entrepreneur.

Entry requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) Successful completion of Year 12 VCE or equivalent with no specified minimum ATAR score and a study score of at least 20 in any English.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study Successful completion of a VET diploma.

Applicants with higher education A complete or incomplete higher education qualification.

Applicants with work and life experience Relevant industry or life experience.

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

The Bachelor of Business can open doors to a broad range of jobs across diverse industry sectors.

  • Business Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Accountant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Strategist
  • International Trade Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Melbourne Polytechnic.
68%
Overall satisfaction
72%
Skill scale
88%
Teaching scale