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.
**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:
- project management
- global business environments
You can also select specialisations including:
- environmental economics
- international business law
- 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.
You will be qualified to work in management and supervisory roles in the following areas:
- business analysis
- business consulting
- international business
- human resources
- supply chain management
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.
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.
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance - HE
3 day per week timetable is possible
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 DeliveryLaboratory, Seminar, Flexible, Practicum, Workshops, Lecture, Classroom
The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Assessment MethodsMethods 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
MaterialsWe 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 RequirementsYear 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 studySuccessful 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 PathwaysThe broad nature of the course will enable you to take your business career into a range of industry sectors, including:
- wholesale trade
- culture and recreation
- personal services
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.