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Course code: HE20514

Course location: TAFE NSW Granville

Course delivery: Online.

Course Block Delivery (Face to Face components): TAFE NSW Campbelltown.

Duration: 3 years full time or part time equivalent..

Course load: You must complete 24 subjects and achieve 240 credit points to complete this course. Each subject is worth 10 credit points.

Next intake:

  • Classes commence 25 July 2022
  • First round applications close 17 June 2022
  • Late applications will be accepted until 10 July 2022 subject to availability of places.

Applicants must have a HSC or equivalent or Tertiary Preparation Certificate or completion of a Certificate IV qualification or higher. If you do not meet the entry requirements, you can apply under special admission provisions, including mature age and disadvantage.

  1. Enrol Now: Apply directly to TAFE NSW
  2. Enquire Now: Provide your details and a TAFE NSW representative will be in contact with you.

All applicants will be contacted by a TAFE NSW Staff member to confirm their application. Additionally, suitable applicants will be invited to an assessment block in November, Students must be ABSTUDY eligible in order to be a part of this course (Aboriginal Student Support Officer can assist in this process.

$31,440 (full Bachelor course fee)

$1,310 (per 10 credit point subject)

This course attracts FEE-HELP, so eligible students can study now and pay later.

* Note that tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Check current fee information in the Fee Schedule on the Fees and Payments page.

This Bachelor of Business is delivered via the “Away from Base, residential block mode” The Away from Base (AFB) Mixed-Mode program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are studying an approved mixed-mode course. A ‘mixed-mode’ AFB course is a nationally accredited course that is delivered through a combination of distance education and face-to-face residential teaching. AFB is not available for students enrolled in full time on campus studies, nor does it cover the course delivery costs.

AFB funding is provided directly to eligible Registered Training Organisations (TAFE NSW) to cover costs of travel, meals and accommodation (only) of the residential blocks for all AFB eligible students.

Ask to speak to an Aboriginal Support Officer to discuss your options and suitability.

If you have extensive relevant and current industry experience or you’ve recently completed studies in a related field, you may be eligible for exemptions from similar subjects in the Bachelor of Business.

Courses for which recognition will be granted include, but are not limited to, diploma and advanced diploma qualifications in business, business administration, international business, management, marketing, human resources, events, hospitality, travel and tourism, accounting, logistics, and financial services.

Talk to your course coordinator to see if you’re eligible. You are required to attend class until you are advised that your application for RPL has been successful.

Study pattern

Full-time students enrol in four subjects per semester, with face to face classes totalling approximately 16 hours per week. Students are expected to undertake an equivalent amount of private study to maximise success in the course.


A range of assessment methods are used across subjects in this course to allow students to demonstrate both practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Most subjects require the completion of 3 to 4 assessment tasks. Assessment types include, but are not limited to case studies, essays, reports, group activities, presentations, tests and examinations.


You can view the course structure and an overview of study requirements for each subject by downloading the Course Information Brochure.


There is an internship component in year 3. You will need to complete 60 hours of work placement. Support through Aboriginal Support Officers mentors and other networks can assist in sourcing work placement opportunities.

While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is accurate and up to date, you are advised to contact the course coordinator for specific and up to date information about tuition fees and academic requirements of the course.

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The Bachelor of Business program is for current or aspiring Aboriginal business professionals and entrepreneurs, who wish to develop further skills that will empower them to become strong, knowledgeable, and agile experts and leaders in their roles within the developing business field.

This course will enable participants to seek further employment opportunities, increase their capability in current job roles, and allow career advancement to higher executive positions in organisations. Additionally, the flow-on effects will help to empower greater influence and positive decision making within organisations and communities. This course will also significantly benefit those independent Indigenous business holders, who wish to learn the skills to enhance their business goals and operations.

The course is delivered through the Away From Base blended delivery model, which combines residential study blocks and online study. This model will provide prospective students the flexibility to manage work, family, and Community commitments, with completing their studies.

Students will study a wide range of key subject areas that will help them to develop the latest innovative business knowledge and skills. This diverse range of subject areas will inspire students to deal with the multifaceted factors of the dynamic business world.

Course subjects include; Entrepreneurship and New Business Creation, Management Fundamentals, Accounting for Business, Business Ethics, Governance and Sustainability, Marketing Fundamentals and Business Technology and Information Systems.

Over the course of the three-year professional degree, students will extend their knowledge of business strategy, online technologies, commercial research methods, critical analysis, conceptual thinking, creative reasoning, and problem solving.

Students will have the opportunity to hear and learn from industry expert teachers, network with Aboriginal business leaders, and have the ability to grow from shared experiences of other students within thier class.


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