Bachelor of Business Administration

2023 course information for Domestic Students
2023 course information for International Students

updated 6:02 AM on Thu, 9 June

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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ATAR
60
Duration
3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Students can complete this course in a shorter duration subject to unit availabilities

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
Location
China - TUST
China - TUST
Start date
October
February
Course code
3001145
Course abbreviation
BBA
Credit points
288
Equivalent units
24
CRICOS
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Fees
Commonwealth supported
Fees
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Please note, some locations may not have all intake periods available. See the full availability details for further information.

Course overview

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.  

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.  

Current Southern Cross students – to access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook.

Entry requirements

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

To be eligible for admission to the SCU BBA degree offered at TUST, students must be admitted to the TUST local bachelor degree program, and have successfully completed the required SCU English Language Program delivered by QIBA

Credit for prior learning

On successful completion of the English program, students will be admitted to the Southern Cross University  Bachelor of Business Administration degree and required to study 12 (144 credit points) Southern Cross University Bachelor of Business Administration units and will be granted advanced standing for 12 (144 credit points) units successfully completed in the TUST local degree program.

For further information on Advanced Standing for Articulation agreements, refer to:

https://www.scu.edu.au/study-at-scu/how-to-apply/credit-for-recognition-of-prior-learning/articulation-information-for-organisations/articulation-linkages-and-pathways/ 

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UK Board GCE A Levels12.5 (4 subjects)
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Vietnam (in 4 subjects)7.5 academic

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

CategoryScore
Overall6.0
Listeningminimum 5.5
Readingminimum 5.5
Speakingminimum 5.5
Writingminimum 5.5

About the course

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.

Domestic students

LocationTeaching period
China - TUSTTerm  5

International students

LocationTeaching period
China - TUSTTerm  1

How to apply

Where and when do you want to study?

Applications for this course are made directly to Southern Cross University via our online application service.

Australian/Domestic students

International students studying online or outside of Australia

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Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Business Administration, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points),
comprising:
 
• 15 core units
• 9 Elective units

Course structure


Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes

Core Units

LEGL1003Introduction to Business Law
COMM1001Communication in Organisations
ACCT1001Accounting and Finance for Business
ECON1001Economics for Decision Making
MRKT1001Marketing Principles
ACCT1002Financial Accounting
ACCT2007Finance for Business
BUSN3001Competitive Strategy
BUSN3002Sustainable Business Management
BUSN3003Entrepreneurship and Innovation
BUSN3004International Business
FINC2001Financial Risk Management
SOCI1004Applied Ethics and Sustainability Note 1
MGMT1001Managing Organisations Note 1
STAT1001Statistical Analysis Note 1

Elective Units

Note 1
Students may select 9 units of University Wide Electives


Notes

Note 1: TUST students may be eligible to receive advanced standing for this unit after completion of the TUST local degree program

Why choose SCU?

Excellence in research

Outstanding ratings of 'at world standard' or above in 23 research fields.

Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018

Top 200 Young Universities

Only 25 years young and ranked in the top 200 universities in the world.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Outstanding student support

5-Star Student Support across undergraduate and postgraduate studies

Good Universities Guide 2021

Learning outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Course Learning Outcome

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.


Assessment methods

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses or problem resolutions, and examinations.

Teaching methods

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Career opportunities
In administrative management roles within private and government organisations, human resource management, marketing, international business and management. 
 
Note: Students wanting to gain professional accreditation for accounting should study the Bachelor of Accounting
Professional placement

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

Professional recognition

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.

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Domestic future
students

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International future
students

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Current
students

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