Courses

Bachelor of Business

HEBSBUS

Build your business acumen and graduate job-ready with our Bachelor of Business. Designed to meet the needs of industry and business for skilled and knowledgeable business professionals, the course enjoys strong support from industry and graduates are known as practical and solutions-oriented.

**Please note:

**This course will not be taking any new enrolments.

Take advantage of our flexible delivery and 3 day timetable to combine work and study. Exit with a paraprofessional qualification after two years or continue to graduate with the full degree.

Industry connections and resources

You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers with business industry experience and knowledge. Our staff are Masters and PhD qualified.

Once graduated, you can apply for credits from the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

The course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

A world of opportunities

You’ll learn core business subjects, such as:

  • marketing
  • law
  • management
  • accounting
  • finance
  • project management
  • economics
  • global business environments

You can also select specialisations including:

  • management
  • environmental economics
  • leadership
  • international business law
  • procurement
  • operations management
  • international trade
  • human resource management
  • marketing research
  • quality management

An industry practicum provides a focus on the development of real world skills, employability and engagement with your chosen business profession.

Employment outcomes

You will be qualified to work in management and supervisory roles in the following areas:

  • business analysis
  • business consulting
  • marketing
  • international business
  • logistics
  • procurement
  • management
  • human resources
  • supply chain management

Assessment

Tests, mid-semester assessment tasks, feedback, examinations, end-of-semester assessment tasks, presentations.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Contact

For any additional information on the Bachelor of Business, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA) on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.

Local Students

Code

HEBSBUS

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Business Management and Finance - HE
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 3 years
3 day per week timetable is possible

Part-time: 6 years


Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Laboratory, Seminar, Flexible, Practicum, Workshops, Lecture, Classroom

Fees

Per Semester: $6800
Per Year: $13600

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Methods of assessment may include a combination of examinations, assignments, tests, group and individual reports and projects, essays, practical tasks, literature reviews, journals, presentations, interviews, case studies and class participation

Materials

We will provide a list of required materials and books at the start of the course. We expect you to have access, where practical, to mobile computing equipment.

You will have access to journal databases and other library collections, excellent classrooms and computer laboratories. All lecture materials are available via our online Learning Management System, Moodle.

Entrance Requirements

Year 12 VCE (or equivalent with study score of at least 20 in any English) or successful completion of a VET Diploma or any other higher education qualification. Relevant industry or life experience

Pathways to further study

Successful completion of this course might enable you to enrol in Masters in Management or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs at university, or our own HEBSMPPA Master of Professional and Practicing Accounting (MPPA)

Career Pathways

The broad nature of the course will enable you to take your business career into a range of industry sectors, including:
  • agriculture
  • forestry
  • fishing
  • mining
  • manufacturing
  • utilities
  • construction
  • wholesale trade
  • government
  • education
  • health
  • culture and recreation
  • personal services

Enrolment Intake

  • February

Units Of Study

Credit points are a basic measure of student workload. All subjects are given a credit point value. Most subjects at Melbourne Polytechnic are 12 credit points. A normal full-time annual workload is 96 credit points. The academic year is divided into two main semesters; full-time students usually enrol in 48 credit points each semester, part time students usually enrol in 24 credit points each semester or less.

Code Subjects
BACC101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW
BACC104 QUANTITATIVE METHODS
BACC107 MICROECONOMICS
BACC108 MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
BACC202 RISK MANAGEMENT CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND ETHICS
BACC301 SUSTAINABLE FINANCIAL AND ASSET MANAGEMENT
BACC305 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
BUS100 ACADEMIC AND BUSINESS RESEARCH
BUS101 WORLD BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
BUS102 COMMUNICATING IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
BUS103 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
BUS104 MARKETING PRINCIPLES
BUS105 ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS
BUS200 INDUSTRY PRACTICUM
BUS202 BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT - ASEAN
BUS203 QUALITY MANAGEMENT
BUS205 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
BUS206 CHANGE MANAGEMENT
BUS207 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
BUS208 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
BUS209 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND E-BUSINESS
BUS210 MARKETING RESEARCH
BUS211 INTERNATIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS LEGISLATION AND COMPLIANCE
BUS301 APPLIED RESEARCH PROJECT
BUS302 GLOBAL PROCUREMENT LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION
BUS303 INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
BUS305 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
BUS306 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
BUS307 SME BUSINESS PLANNING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
BUS308 CONTEMPORARY LEADERSHIP
BUS309 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS