Course summary

Behind every successful business is sound leadership.

In today’s fast-paced business world, our Bachelor of Business Administration gives you the management skills to harness the people, resources and strategies needed to achieve your business goals.

You can specialise in either Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or Tourism, and we allow you the flexibility to determine the structure of your study.

You'll also gain invaluable practical experience via an internship, or you can study elective units from across our undergraduate offerings

This degree can lead you to a career in administrative management roles within private and government organisations, human resource management, marketing, international business and management.  

Human Resource Management: Equips students with the professional expertise and understanding needed to manage selection and recruitment procedures, training and development, and the performance management of staff.
 
Management: Equips students with the skills to monitor the changing business and social environment and make sound judgments on the most appropriate directions and actions for an organisation.
 
Marketing: Students develop analytical business skills, excellent communication skills and an understanding of human behaviour and motivation. They learn how to creative effective marketing strategies and campaigns.
 
Tourism: Prepares students for a career in tourism, by providing an understanding of tourism management. 

Students may also develop a major from other majors offered within the School of Business and Tourism with course coordinator approval.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create effective solutions to straight forward problems from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a straight forward issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Creativity

Apply knowledge and skills creatively in devising solutions to challenges related to a business discipline.

Ethical practice

Describe and apply a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/organisation.

Apply discipline based knowledge and skills in situations that require autonomy and well-developed responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply in-depth discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

Demonstrate an understanding and application of research, analytical and technical skills in a broad business discipline.

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate independent learning skills, reflection in practice, and information literacy skills for lifelong learning.

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver well developed discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business and public context.

Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and identify a broad range of leadership practices in the management of people and self.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively participate in and reflect upon self and team activities in general business situations.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate cultural competence in local, Australian-wide and international settings as applied in business and social situations.

Demonstrate sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity and the relationship between people in a range of professional and community contexts.

Students may choose, as electives, one or two double-weighted internship units.

Students may be eligible to join the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). 

Students wanting to gain professional accreditation for accounting should study the Bachelor of Accounting or the Bachelor of Business.

Students wanting to gain professional accreditation for finance should study the Bachelor of Business.


Course overview

Course code

3001145

Course abbreviation

BBA

Credit points

288

Equivalent units

24

Domestic duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

International duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
China - TUST 1 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Business Administration a candidate shall successfully complete twenty-four (24) units (288 credit points) comprising:
    1. Eight (8) units from Part A;
    2. eight (8) units from Part B; and
    3. eight (8) units from Part C; or
    4. one (1) eight-unit (8) University-wide Major selected from the University-wide Schedule of Majors.
    5. Unless approved by the Course Coordinator, a minimum of six (6) units must have a Level of Learning classified as Advanced and a maximum of ten (10) units must have a Level of Learning classified as Introductory.

Exit Awards

Associate Degree of Business Administration

  1. To be eligible for an Associate Degree of Business Administration a candidate shall successfully complete sixteen (16) units (192 credit points) comprising:
    1. Eight (8) units from Part A;
    2. any four (4) units from Part B; and
    3. any four (4) units from Part C
  2. A candidate in the Bachelor of Business Administration who has completed the requirements for the Associate Degree of Business Administration may elect to be awarded the Associate Degree of Business Administration following withdrawal from candidature for the Bachelor degree.

Diploma of Business Administration

  1. To be eligible for a Diploma of Business Administration a candidate shall successfully complete eight (8) units (96 credit points) comprising:
    1. Four (4) units from Part A; and
    2. any four (4) units from Part B or C
  2. A candidate in the Bachelor of Business Administration who has completed the requirements for the Diploma of Business Administration may elect to be awarded the Diploma of Business Administration following withdrawal from candidature for the Bachelor degree.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

Part A consists of any eight (8) units from the following:
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate

Part B

With Course Coordinator approval, students can create a Major from any undergraduate units within any Majors offered by the School of Business and Tourism or complete one of the following majors: Note 2 Note 2
Note 2 Note 2

Note 2 Note 2

Title Level of learning Note
Students must include MKT00075 Marketing Principles, LAW00150 Introduction to Business Law and MAT10251 Statistical Analysis as Part A units.
MKT00102 - Consumer Behaviour Intermediate
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
MKT10724 - Services Marketing Advanced
MKT00106 - Marketing Research Advanced
MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
LAW00126 - Competition and Consumer Law Intermediate
MKT10725 - Strategic Marketing Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Note 2 Note 2

Title Level of learning Note
Students must include MKT00075 Marketing Principles, MNG10247 Managing Organisations, MNG00441 Hospitality Services Management and SOY00411 Tourism, Theories and Practices as Part A units.
HMS00423 - Sustainable Tourism Intermediate
MNG10696 - International Tourism Destinations Intermediate
MKT00128 - Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion Intermediate
TRM20001 - Tourist Behaviour and Interactions Intermediate
Plus choose four (4) units from the following:
MNG00114 - Competitive Strategy Advanced
MNG10720 - Research for Business and Tourism Advanced
MNG10717 - Culture and Change Implementation Advanced
MKT10724 - Services Marketing Advanced
MNG10718 - Strategic Architecture of Organisations Advanced
MNG72005 - International Business Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
MNG10253 - Sustainable Business Management Advanced
Note 2 Note 2

Part C

Title Level of learning Note
Any eight (8) undergraduate units offered by the School of Business and Tourism. Students can select any undergraduate unit offered by the University with Course Coordinator approval, ensuring that any pre-requisite has been met.
When selecting units, students are reminded that, unless approved by a Course Coordinator, their twenty-four (24) unit course must include a minimum of six (6) Advanced units and a maximum of ten (10) Introductory units.
Some suggested Part C units are:
MNG73005 - Internship A Advanced Note 1, Note 3 Note 1, Note 3
MNG73006 - Internship B Advanced Note 1, Note 3 Note 1, Note 3
MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace Intermediate
LAW00104 - Employment and Industrial Relations Law Advanced Note 3 Note 3
LAW00106 - EEO and OH&S Law and Practice Advanced Note 3 Note 3
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory

Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 1

MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate

Year 1, Session 2

Choose four (4) units from the following:
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

It is recommended that students complete either LAW00106 EEO and OH&S Law and Practice OR LAW00104 Employment and Industrial Relations Law as one of their Part C units in the remaining sessions shown below. Any student not selecting one of these units must ensure that at least one (1) Part C unit is at Advanced Level (see units with Note 4).
MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
MNG10714 - The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner Intermediate
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 2, Session 2

MNG10715 - Designing Workforces for Human Resource Management Intermediate
MNG10717 - Culture and Change Implementation Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

MNG10720 - Research for Business and Tourism Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

MNG10719 - Organisational Behaviour: Power and the Human Resource Management Activist Advanced
MNG10718 - Strategic Architecture of Organisations Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 1

MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate

Year 1, Session 2

MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

The Management Major consists of the four (4) named units listed in the remaining sessions of this course PLUS a further four (4) units chosen from the Management Selections
MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 2, Session 2

Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
MNG10253 - Sustainable Business Management Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 1

MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Choose two (2) units from the following:
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate

Year 1, Session 2

MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MKT00102 - Consumer Behaviour Intermediate
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 2, Session 2

MKT10724 - Services Marketing Advanced
MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

LAW00126 - Competition and Consumer Law Intermediate
MKT00106 - Marketing Research Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

MKT10725 - Strategic Marketing Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 1

MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
Choose two (2) units from the following:
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate

Year 1, Session 2

MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Choose two (2) units from the following:
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG10696 - International Tourism Destinations Intermediate
TRM20001 - Tourist Behaviour and Interactions Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 2, Session 2

HMS00423 - Sustainable Tourism Intermediate
MKT00128 - Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

When choosing Part C units students must ensure that they will have completed a minimum of 6 Advanced level units by the end of their course (see units with Note 4).
Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from
Choose one (1) unit from

Year 3, Session 2

Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

Choose four (4) units from the following:
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

It is recommended that students complete either LAW00106 EEO and OH&S Law and Practice OR LAW00104 Employment and Industrial Relations Law as one of their Part C units in the remaining sessions shown below. Any student not selecting one of these units must ensure that at least one (1) Part C unit is at Advanced Level (see units with Note 4).
MNG10715 - Designing Workforces for Human Resource Management Intermediate
MNG10717 - Culture and Change Implementation Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
MNG10714 - The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner Intermediate
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

MNG10718 - Strategic Architecture of Organisations Advanced
MNG10719 - Organisational Behaviour: Power and the Human Resource Management Activist Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 4, Session 1

MNG10720 - Research for Business and Tourism Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

The Management Major consists of the four (4) named units listed in the remaining sessions of this course PLUS a further four (4) units chosen from the Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
MNG10253 - Sustainable Business Management Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 4, Session 1

Choose one (1) unit from Management Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Choose three (3) units from the following:
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis: Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Choose two (2) units from the following:
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

MKT10724 - Services Marketing Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

MKT00102 - Consumer Behaviour Intermediate
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
MKT10725 - Strategic Marketing Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 4, Session 1

MKT00106 - Marketing Research Advanced
LAW00126 - Competition and Consumer Law] Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
Choose two (2) from the following:
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
Choose two (2) units from the following:
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

HMS00423 - Sustainable Tourism Intermediate
MKT00128 - Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 1

MNG10696 - International Tourism Destinations Intermediate
TRM20001 - Tourist Behaviour and Interactions Intermediate
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 3, Session 2

When choosing Part C units students must ensure that they will have completed a minimum of 6 Advanced level units by the end of their course (see units with Note 4).
Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Year 4, Session 1

Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Tourism Selections
Choose one (1) unit from Part C
Choose one (1) unit from Part C

Notes

Note 1: MNG73005 - Internship A and MNG73006 - Internship B are both double-weighted units requiring a 16 unit pre-requisite including the Professional Development for the Workplace unit (MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace). Please be aware of this double-weighting if you are restricted in the number of electives you can select. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement.
Note 2: A major in this course is a suggested sequence of study. If you select one of the suggested major sequences the major name will appear on your transcript and final testamur. If you design and have approved your own major sequence, there will be no major name to appear on your transcript.
Note 3: Advanced Level unit. Students must complete a minimum of six (6) Advanced Level units by the end of their course.

Unit groups

Part C

Title Level of learning Note
Any eight (8) undergraduate units offered by the School of Business and Tourism. Students can select any undergraduate unit offered by the University with Course Coordinator approval, ensuring that any pre-requisite has been met.
When selecting units, students are reminded that, unless approved by a Course Coordinator, their twenty-four (24) unit course must include a minimum of six (6) Advanced units and a maximum of ten (10) Introductory units.
Some suggested Part C units are:
MNG73005 - Internship A Advanced Note 1, Note 3 Note 1, Note 3
MNG73006 - Internship B Advanced Note 1, Note 3 Note 1, Note 3
MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace Intermediate
LAW00104 - Employment and Industrial Relations Law Advanced Note 3 Note 3
LAW00106 - EEO and OH&S Law and Practice Advanced Note 3 Note 3
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory