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Bachelor Degrees designed to meet the needs of today's business professional

A common first year allows students to focus on a range of core business subjects including:

Business Accounting Information Technology
  • Academic and business research
  • World business environment
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Quantitative methods
  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Business Law
  • Tax
  • Auditing
  • General, Management & Corporate Accounting
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Environmental & Sustainability Management
  • Academic & Business Research
  • World Business Environment
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • 1st Year Elective

Students may elect to select one of two majors for the second year and third year of the degree.

These majors are:

International Trade major:

Whether you are interested in import, export, logistics management, supply chain management or trading online, this specialisation will provide you with the skills and knowledge to enter the exciting world of international trade and business.

Specialist subjects in this specialisation include:

  • Business environment – ASEAN
  • International business
  • Supply chain management and e-business
  • Marketing research
  • International trade agreements, legislation and compliance
  • International operations management
  • Global procurement, logistics and distribution
  • International business law

Management:

All businesses require globally aware managers and leaders. This specialisation provides graduates with an entry level management qualification or a pathway into further studies into areas such as marketing, human resources management, accounting or commerce.

The management specialisation provides you with an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Organisational behaviour
  • Risk management, corporate governance and ethics
  • Human resource management
  • Quality management
  • Change management
  • SME business planning and entrepreneurship
  • Environmental; economics and policy
  • Contemporary leadership

Not sure which major to choose from? During the first year of your course, we will work with you to identify your interests and strengths and help you choose the specialisation that is right for you.

Bachelor of Business Electives

Three electives in the degree allow students to either specialise further in either management or international trade, or if they wish, to choose a broad range of subjects from any of Melbourne Polytechnic's degree programs. These may include subjects in areas such as accounting, agriculture and land management, aquaculture, education, equine studies, hospitality management, illustration, information technology, music, viticulture or writing and publishing.

Bachelor of Accounting Specialist Topics

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Commercial and Corporations Law
  • Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Economics & Policy
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation Law Compliance
  • Sustainability Studies

Bachelor of Information Technology Majors

Students may elect to select one of four majors for the second year.

These majors are:

  • Network Security
  • Business Information Systems
  • Software Development

Not sure which major to choose from? During the first year of your course, we will work with you to identify your interests and strengths and help you choose the specialisation that is right for you.

Network Security Major:

A major that focuses on developing and designing network security solutions and the technical and societal implications.

Specialist subjects in this major include:

  • Network Design
  • Network & System Threats
  • IT & Business Fraud
  • Network Architecture & Protocols
  • Network Security
  • Security Management

Business Information Systems Major:

A major that focuses on the implementation and management of business information systems in particular contexts.

Specialist subjects in this specialisation include:

  • Enterprise Resources
  • Supply Chain Management & e-Business
  • Web Based Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • e-Business Systems

Software Development Major:

A major that focuses on designing and developing software products on a variety of sophisticated platforms.

Specialist subjects in this specialisation include:

  • Java Programming
  • Object Orientated Programming
  • Database Programming
  • Advanced Databases
  • Web Programming
  • System Implementation

Bachelor of Information Technology Electives

Three electives in the Bachelor of Information Technology allow students to either specialise further in either  Business Information Systems, Network Security or Software Development, or if they wish, to choose a broad range of subjects from any of Melbourne Polytechnic's degree programs. These may include subjects in areas such as accounting, agriculture and land management, aquaculture, education, equine studies, hospitality management, illustration, information technology, music, viticulture or writing and publishing.



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