Bachelor of Digital Business

2020 course information for Domestic Students
2020 course information for International Students

updated 8:11 PM on Fri, 16 April

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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ATAR/OP
N/A
Duration
3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
3 years full-time
Location
Gold Coast, Online
Gold Coast
Start date
March, July
February, June
Course code
3007100
Course abbreviation
BDigBus
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

As technologies continue to evolve at light speed, businesses need agile digital specialists who can understand and apply technology to develop coherent and effective business solutions.

This degree will thoroughly prepare you for these roles. Core units cover management, marketing, business law, web development, entrepreneurship and innovation, e-commerce, user experience, programming and cyber security. You also choose between a major in digital business or an internship, where you will have the opportunity to put theory into practice and develop on-the-job skills and professional networks.

The University’s Digital Enterprise Lab at the Gold Coast offers the opportunity to participate in real-world projects at the cutting edge of technology and business.

Your qualifications can lead to a strong professional contribution in areas such as digital systems and applications, cyber security, data and business analytics, and the creation and management of digital businesses.

As technologies continue to evolve at light speed, businesses need agile digital specialists who can understand and apply technology to develop coherent and effective business solutions.

This degree will thoroughly prepare you for these roles. Core units cover management, marketing, business law, web development, entrepreneurship and innovation, e-commerce, user experience, programming and cyber security. You also choose between a major in digital business or an internship, where you will have the opportunity to put theory into practice and develop on-the-job skills and professional networks.

The University’s Digital Enterprise Lab at the Gold Coast offers the opportunity to participate in real-world projects at the cutting edge of technology and business.

Your qualifications can lead to a strong professional contribution in areas such as digital systems and applications, cyber security, data and business analytics, and the creation and management of digital businesses.

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.

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

Core units cover management, marketing, business law, web development, entrepreneurship and innovation, e-commerce, user experience, programming and cyber security.

Student choose a major from the following:

  • Digital Business
  • Internship.

Domestic students

LocationSession
Gold Coast1, 2
Online1, 2

International students

LocationSessionAnnual FeesCRICOS
Gold Coast1, 2$26,800 ($3,350 per unit)096283A
 Notice

Tuition fees are in Australian dollars, and are subject to change, including annual increases over the duration of a course. Annual tuition fee is based on completing 8 units per year. In addition students are required to pay OSHC for the duration of their visa in advance. Non-tuition fee covers textbooks, stationery and excursions.

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.

Applications are not available for 2020. Please select a different year above or see Course Options for courses currently offered.

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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

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgment, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a business environment.

Develop innovative solutions to business problems.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

Demonstrate an integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgment, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a business environment.

Apply communication and collaboration skills to inform and engage with stakeholders.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.


Assessment methods

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses, 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

Graduates from generic business degrees typically work in the areas of advertising, marketing, public relations, product management, international business, human resource management, investment, banking, accounting and finance. The Bachelor of Digital Business will produce graduates with career opportunities in these areas but also in a broader range of careers including as business analysts, programmers, multimedia developers, systems analysts, software engineers, project managers and web developers.

Professional placement

Students who choose to study the Internship major undertake workplace experience, in Australia or overseas, within their chosen industry sector.  

Ask a question

Domestic future
students

Call 1800 626 481 during business hours.

International future
students

Call +61 2 6620 3876 during business hours.

Current
students

Email: enquiry@scu.edu.au
Call 1800 005 687 during business hours.


Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Digital Business, students must complete 288 credit points comprising:


Course structure


Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote

Core Units

MNG10247 -  Managing OrganisationsIntroductory
ACC10707 -  Accounting and Finance for BusinessIntroductory
CSC00240 -  Data Communications and NetworksIntroductory
ISY10209 -  Web Development IIntroductory
MKT00075 -  Marketing PrinciplesIntroductory
CSC71001 -  Programming IIntroductory
ISY00243 -  Systems Analysis and DesignIntermediate
CMP71001 -  CybersecurityIntroductory
LAW00150 -  Introduction to Business LawIntroductory
MAT10251 -  Statistical AnalysisIntermediate
CSC72001 -  Database SystemsIntermediate
MNG10253 -  Sustainable Business ManagementAdvanced
ISY10058 -  Electronic Commerce SystemsIntermediate
CSC10214 -  Designing the User ExperienceIntermediate
CMP73001 -  Cybersecurity ManagementAdvanced
ISY10212 -  Contemporary Issues in Information TechnologyIntroductory

Majors

TitleLevel of learningNote
MKT10725 -  Strategic MarketingAdvanced
ACC73002 -  Business Analytics and Big DataAdvanced
MNG00314 -  Entrepreneurship and InnovationAdvanced
Choose five (5) elective units, at least one of which must be advanced level

TitleLevel of learningNote
MNG10476 -  Professional Development for the WorkplaceIntermediate
MNG73005 -  Internship AAdvanced Note 1
MNG73006 -  Internship BAdvanced Note 1
Choose three (3) elective units

Electives



Course progressions

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



Notes

Note 1: MNG73005 - Internship A and MNG73006 - Internship B are both double-weighted units that are usually completed over a 14-week (450 hours) period after the completion of a minimum of 16 units, including MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement.

Unit groups

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