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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Bachelor of Business Administration

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Behind every successful business is sound leadership. In today's fast-paced business world, our Bachelor of Business Administration gives you the management skills to harness the people, resources and strategies needed to achieve your business goals.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
3001145
ATAR
60

About this course

Behind every successful business is sound leadership.

In today's fast-paced business world, our Bachelor of Business Administration gives you the management skills to harness the people, resources and strategies needed to achieve your business goals.

You can specialise in either Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or Tourism, and we allow you the flexibility to determine the structure of your study.

You'll also gain invaluable practical experience via an internship, or you can study elective units from across our undergraduate offerings

This degree can lead you to a career in administrative management roles within private and government organisations, human resource management, marketing, international business and management.

What you will learn

Human Resource Management: Equips students with the professional expertise and understanding needed to manage selection and recruitment procedures, training and development, and the performance management of staff. Management: Equips students with the skills to monitor the changing business and social environment and make sound judgments on the most appropriate directions and actions for an organisation. Marketing: Students develop analytical business skills, excellent communication skills and an understanding of human behaviour and motivation. They learn how to creative effective marketing strategies and campaigns. Tourism: Prepares students for a career in tourism, by providing an understanding of tourism management.

Students may also develop a major from other majors offered within the School of Business and Tourism with course coordinator approval.

Career pathways

In administrative management roles within private and government organisations, human resource management, marketing, international business and management.
Note: Students wanting to gain professional accreditation for accounting should study the Bachelor of Accounting.

Course structure

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Business Administration, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points), comprising

  • 8 core units (96 credit points),
  • 1 major (96 credit points), and
  • 1 shared major (96 credit points) or
  • 8 equivalent elective units (96 credit points).

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Business Administration after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising 8 core units, 4 major units and 4 elective units.

Students may be eligible to exit with the Diploma of Business Administration after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points) comprising 4 core units and 4 elective or major units.