Course code: HE20514V02

Bachelor of Business

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Overview About this course

Get set for success in a range of business roles, with skills and specialised expertise that can be transferred across many key industry sectors including project management, economics, finance, marketing, communications and human resources. You can choose to specialise in marketing, management or international business, or you can select electives across all these specialisations. You’ll gain fundamental business knowledge and have the opportunity to tailor your electives to suit your interests. This combined with an industry internship in your third year will expand your horizons and boost your business confidence in a fast-paced and evolving world.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Manage people, organisations, projects, finances and products

  • Market to social media and tailor content to reach specific audiences

  • Create, plan, execute and monitor the details of a project

  • Strategise a plan to ensure efficient and effective people management (HR principles)

  • Set management goals in an organisation while motivating others

  • Research and analyse buyer behaviour

Course Outcomes

Develop specialist skills to gain an advantage in the job market

  • Graduate with a bachelor's degree

  • The skills and knowledge to implement and manage a business plan

  • The confidence to motivate and manage others in the workplace

  • Job prospects in a wide range of industries

  • Industry knowledge and a strong network of peers

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

You must demonstrate that you have achieved one of the following:

  • A NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or its equivalent or

  • A Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation or its equivalent or

  • A completed Certificate IV or higher vocational qualification

You must also:

  • Attend a pre-admission interview where you may also be asked to complete a short literacy and numeracy task - this helps us to understand how we can support your study success and provide you with any necessary support

Note:

  • Your certificates, transcripts and other entry requirement evidence must be certified through a Justice of the Peace or other authorising officer

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A keen interest in business

  • An interest in managing people and organisations

  • A driven and goal-oriented attitude

  • A PC or laptop to access study materials and complete your assessments

You do not require an ATAR score for entry into this course.

If you are unable to meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for special admission.

Please continue with your application and you will be guided to identify as mature aged (at least 21 years old in your first year of study) or disadvantaged (disability, serious or chronic illness, interrupted education, lack of support for study, serious personal problems and/or serious family responsibilities). Please contact us to find out more.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals

Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals perform analytical, conceptual and practical tasks to provide services in financial accounting and transaction matters, human resource development, public relations and marketing, and conduct studies of the

  • Full-time share Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).

    58%

  • Employment size Employment size is the number of workers who do this as their main job.

    279,700 workers

  • Average age This is the average age of all workers in this job.

    40 years

  • Weekly pay Median earnings are shown for full-time, non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate, before tax or any amounts that are salary sacrificed. These figures are a guide to earnings only and should not be used to determine a wage rate.

    $2,030

  • Average full-time The average full-time hours that people in this role work each week.

    44 hours

  • Skill level rating Skill level ratings are based on the range and complexity of job roles. In general, the higher the skill level, the more formal education and training, previous experience or on-the-job training needed to be good at the job.

    Very high

  • Gender share

    49% female

  • Future growth The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business estimates the likely change in number of workers in this role, or industry, over the next 5 years. Future growth is the likely percentage change compared to all other job roles.

    Strong Growth

Other jobs include: business owner, business development manager, commercial analyst, communications manager, HR/ recruitment manager and marketing consultant.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 2 Courses

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The Bachelor of Business does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning (https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers) or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Subjects Subjects in this course

Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 24 subjects (240 credit points) made up of 7 core subjects and 17 elective subjects.

Core Subjects

    Elective Subjects

      Note: Some courses offer the opportunity to choose subjects from the complete suite of Higher Education electives that are delivered by TAFE NSW. Once you’ve enrolled, contact your Course Coordinator to discuss tailoring your course to align with your interests and goals.

      TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

      TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

      • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

      • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

      • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

      • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

      • TAFE NSW Libraries

      • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

      • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

      • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

      • Student associations – get social with our student community

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