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 or management. To achieve a specialisation, you will need to choose 3 relevant electives in your second year and 3 in your third year that correspond with your chosen specialisation. You’ll gain a solid core of 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.
3 years full time or 6 years part time.
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
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
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) with Year 12 maths, or its equivalent as evidenced by a certified copy of your certificate or transcript or
A Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation or its equivalent as evidenced by a certified copy of your certificate or transcript or
A completed certificate IV or higher vocational qualification as evidenced by a certified copy of your certificate or transcript
If you cannot satisfy the above entry requirements, you may be eligible for entry under our mature age and disadvantage entry provisions.
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
Your certificates, transcripts and other entry requirement evidence must be certified through a Justice of the Peace or other authorising officer
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
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
Other jobs include: business owner, business development manager, commercial analyst, communications manager, HR/ recruitment manager and marketing consultant.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Alternative pathways into this course
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and expand your employability
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.
Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 24 subjects (240 credit points) made up of 4 core subjects and 20 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 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
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Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
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