Bachelor of Business New

Degree Type Bachelor
Duration 3 years full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 354321
354331
354301
354311
354341
354351
354361
CRICOS 102610C

Broad foundations, focused expertise

In the modern business world, it’s not enough to be a jack of all trades; you must also master at least one. Our Bachelor of Business gives you that career edge, complementing a foundation of broad commercial awareness with focused expertise in management, international business or digital marketing and communications.

What will you do?

Emphasising strategic thinking, innovation and flexibility, the degree prepares you to play a leading role in supporting, growing and transforming sustainable enterprises through your chosen area of specialisation.

You will build broad knowledge of contemporary global business issues; explore business lifecycles, data analysis, cultural diversity and the entrepreneurial mindset; then focus your career direction through a major or double major. Options include:

  • Management
  • International Business
  • Digital Marketing and Communications
  • or any two of these.

You’ll also have the opportunity to hone your abilities through a real-world capstone experience. This could be an internship; industry project; participation in the Australian eChallenge or Tech eChallenge; a Project Abroad; My Startup course; or approved Business School study tour.

You will emerge ready to research and analyse diverse business problems, develop powerful, evidence-based solutions, and promote ethical, sustainable business through innovation and clearly articulated strategic thinking.

Where could it take you?

Wherever your specialisation and industry interests meet. You could take on an important coordination role in a growing biotech company. You might help a local agrifood operation establish itself overseas. Perhaps you’ll digitally market a cross-border street-art cooperative’s services to cities all over the world.

  • Entry Requirements

    For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.

    For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2020 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.

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    Domestic applicants

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    Admissions information

    SATAC Code www.satac.edu.au
    Guaranteed Entry Score - ATAR 80
    Guaranteed Entry Score - IB 29
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Intake February and July
    Enquiries Future Students team

    2020 Admissions Data for school leavers
    ATAR
    (raw ATAR, excluding any applicable adjustment factors)
    Lowest ATAR to receive an offer N/A
    Median ATAR to receive an offer N/A
    Highest ATAR to receive an offer N/A
    Selection Rank
    (ATAR plus any adjustment factors)
    Lowest Selection Rank to receive an offer N/A
    Median Selection Rank to receive an offer N/A
    Highest Selection Rank to receive an offer N/A
    Minimum eligibility score 70
    Additional criteria considered N/A
    Selection Criteria
    Recent Secondary Education Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, however if you completed your secondary education more than two years ago, you may still be able to be considered on the basis of your secondary schooling.

    You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors).

    Applicants who have not achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors) required for selection may be selected based on the grades in selected year 12 subjects. Applicants do not need to apply to be considered for subject-based entry, as this will automatically be done by SATAC on behalf of the University. For more information, please see: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/study/undergraduate/entry-pathways/recent-secondary-education/

    Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.

    Higher Education Study You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.

    Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.

    Vocational Education and Training (VET) study You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.

    Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.

    Work and life experience To be eligible to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) as as pathway for entry, you must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2021. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2021 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2020 or 2019), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2019).

    If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components.

    Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.

    Other Entry Pathways
    How to Apply
    Apply through SATAC: www.satac.edu.au


    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    CRICOS 102610C
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearson Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    More Information
    Secondary School Qualifications Selection Rank (International) 73
    International Baccalaureate (IB) 26
    Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 18
    United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 22
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 7
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 68%
    British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Canada) 4.7
    Alberta High School Diploma (Canada) 77
    ISC & CBSE [India] 68%
    ISBE [India] 78%
    SAT (in conjunction with American High School Diploma) 1170
    AP (in conjunction with American High School Diploma) 7
    Abitur 3.5
    Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.4
    Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5
    STPM or Matrikulasi 2.74
    Kuwait General School Secondary Certificate 73
    The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 73
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 350
    ANU Foundation Studies 64%
    Monash Foundation Year 68%
    Trinity College Foundation Studies Program 71
    UNSW Foundation Year 6.8
    University of Sydney Foundation Studies Program 6.6
    Western Australian Universities' Foundation Program (WAUFP) 56
    University of Queensland Foundation Studies Program 4.1
    Non-Go8 Foundation Score 73
    SMA3 (in conjunction with National Final Examination Certificate) 80
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Domestic applicants

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    Indicative annual tuition fees
    Commonwealth-supported place: $10,950

    More information on Student Contribution Amounts.

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $43,000

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Potential careers

    Advertising Officer, Advertising Strategist, Management Analyst, Manager / Business Management, Market Research Analyst, Market Researcher, Marketer / Marketing Manager, Marketing Associate, Marketing Officer, Marketing Planner, Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Business Development Manager, Business Management, Business Manager, Columnist, Communications Advisor, Communications Officer, International Trade or Business Analyst

  • Study Overseas

    A Study Overseas experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via Study Overseas, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find available opportunities visit Study Overseas.

    Study Overseas Experience

    Your program has been designed to provide you with the opportunity to add a global experience to your studies. You can do this by incorporating a study tour or semester exchange into your study plan.

    Study Tours

    Study tours are usually around two or three weeks in duration. They can be credited towards electives or core courses. Study tours are usually held during the summer or winter break. The Faculty of the Professions runs different and repeated study tours every year.


    Student Exchange
    The best time to go on an exchange is in Semester 1 - Year 2, Semester 2 - Year 2, or Semester 1 - Year 3. If you want to go on exchange, the easiest way is to structure your degree plan that you can take all electives during your exchange semester. However, there are some courses you can take at partner institutions that will count as core course credit.

    For further information on study tours and exchange partners, please visit Go Global.
  • Degree Structure

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.

    Areas of Specialisation

    • Digital Marketing and Communications
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Digital Marketing and Communications and International Business
    • Digital Marketing and Communications and Management
    • International Business and Management

    Example Study Plan

    Indicative Study Plan

    To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Business, students must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units, comprising:

    1.    Level I courses not exceeding 30 units
    2.    Core courses to the value of 12 units
    3.    A major
    4.    Capstone course to the value of at least 3 units
    5.    Broadening electives to the value of 9 units.


    Courses to the value of 12 Units:

    • PROF 1001:       Business Lifecycles
    • PROF 1002:       Personal Professional Development
    • ENTREP 1011:   Entrepreneurship Foundations and Mindset
    • ECON 1008:      Data Analytics I

    Students must complete a major from the following:

    Management
    International Business
    Digital Marketing & Communication 
    Digital Marketing & Communication and International Business
    Digital Marketing & Communication and Management
    International Business and Management

    Capstone (applied knowledge course)

    At least one course from the following:

    • PROF 3500:      Undergraduate Professions Internship
    • PROF 3503:      Undergraduate Professions Virtual Internship
    • PROF 3501:      Undergraduate Professions Internship Overseas
    • PROF 3510:      Industry Project 
    • ENTREP 3900:  eChallenge
    • ENTREP 3901:  Tech eChallenge
    • ENTREP 3902:  Project Abroad 
    • Business School approved Study Tour

    Assessment

    Assessment may include, but is not limited to: examinations, group assignments, individual assignments, consulting projects, presentations, quizzes, tests, tutorial work as prescribed within each course.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020