Full Time: 3 years
, Part Time: 6 years
The Bachelor of Business Administration will equip you with a thorough understanding of specialised business functions, including business management, economics, finance, technology, marketing, business communications, statistics, law and people management.
The final year includes an applied New Venture Creation project that integrates multiple disciplines and will prepare you to be work-ready.
The range of electives includes public relations, professional sales, international business protocols, buyer behaviour, leadership, compliance and risk management, and customer relationship management.
The course prepares you to explore more specialised areas such as accounting, marketing, international business or human resources.
All Bachelor of Business Administration academic staff have extensive industry experience and higher education teaching experience.
At Holmesglen, we are committed to supporting our students to achieve their learning goals, so we provide small classes with hands-on experiences. With small classes, you won't be lost in the crowd. You'll soon get to know your fellow students and feel part of Holmesglen - and your teachers will know you as an individual.
For details on the profile of students undertaking this course and ATAR-based offers, download the Bachelor of Business Adminstration student profile. (Word - 36kb).
All new students commencing in a higher education course must attend their Faculty Course Orientation and Holmesglen's Higher Education Orientation.
Students will be equipped with a range of overall business and economic knowledge to enable them to be work-ready.
Key study areas include:
• Human resources
• Risk management.
The course is structured to provide a Bachelor-level degree qualification, upon the completion of 24 subjects. This qualification comprises 18 core subjects and a selection of six electives from a range of elective subjects.
A range of assessment methods for each subject has been developed. These methods include: essays, folios, literature reviews, research reports, group presentations, online quizzes, examinations.
Business information systems
Business Maths And Statistics
Business research methods
Business Technology Management
Entrepreneurship And New Venture Creation
Ethics, Goverance and Sustainability
Human resource management
International Business And The International Economy
Organisational Behaviour And Design
Advanced Editing And Publishing
Advertising and integrated brand promotion
Australian and International business protocols
Business Relationship Management
Business Technology Management 2
Business technology management 3
Business To Business Marketing
Compliance and risk management
Contemporary Employment Issues
Contemporary Legal Issues
Customer Relationship Management
Driving Change And Developing Organisations
Financial Decision Making
International human resource management
Marketing Of Services And Social Issues
Organisational and environmental analysis
Organisational and envrionmental analysis
For details of credit points, learning outcomes, weekly contact hours, assessments and pre-requisites, download the Bachelor of Business Administration subject summary (Word - 54kb)
Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (within the past two years)
This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations.
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL); Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English other than EAL.
For Applicants with:
- Higher Education Study
- Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study
- Work and Life Experience.
The following selection requirements apply:
- Your entire academic record will be considered.
- You will be required to attend an interview and bring a current resume detailing work history as well as certified copies of relevant qualifications. Selection will be based on previous study, work experience and motivation to study.
- Applicants without a formal qualification with relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills will be considered if they can demonstrate that they have a reasonable prospect of completing the course.
SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme)
Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application.
An applicant may be admitted to the course with advanced standing of up to eight subjects (48 credit points) for successful completion of approved diplomas and a maximum of 12 subjects (72 credit points) for the successful completion of approved advanced diplomas.
Advanced standing will be judged on a case-by-case basis.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After successful completion of 24 subjects, graduates of this course are eligible to receive the Bachelor of Business Administration.
Post graduate study pathways:
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree can be used to apply for entry to relevant Masters or other relevant post-graduate qualifications.
When you graduate from the Bachelor of Business Administration, you will have skills that enable you to start your career in small, medium or large organisations within the public and/or private sector.
Completion of this qualification provides the skills required in a range of occupations, particularly in high level support roles, including:
• Business analyst or consultant
• Assistant business manager
• Human resources officer
• Business consultant
• Marketing officer
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
All prospective students for February admission, should apply through VTAC.
Apply directly to Holmesglen if you are commencing studies outside of the February intake.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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The above fees are per annum. These are indicative fees only.
Individual subject tuition fees are available for higher education courses.
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TUITION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, Holmesglen Institute must meet tuition assurance requirements for persons, other than overseas students, who are enrolled in the higher education courses we offer in the event we cease to provide a course of study in which a student is enrolled. Overseas students refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.