2017 Undergraduate Courses

Bachelor of Business | 2017

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Business

Abbreviation:

BBus

UOW Course Code:

325

CRICOS Code:

075096M

Total Credit Points:

144

Duration:

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Business

Intake Session(s):

Autumn/Spring                                        Autumn Only South Western Sydney

Delivery Mode:

On Campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Wollongong / 753660
Shoalhaven / 753661
Bateman's Bay / 753662
Bega / 753663
Southern Highlands / 753664
Southern Sydney / 753665
South Western Sydney / 753666

Additional Information:

Course Finder

Overview

The Bachelor of Business offers a broad education across all key aspects of the business environment including accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.  You can tailor your studies according to your interests by choosing subjects from a particular Business discipline, or you may combine Business electives with subjects from other faculties.  The selection of subjects can be made in conjunction with a Course Co-ordinator. 

A compulsory capstone subject is undertaken in the final year. 

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Business will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate core knowledge of business and organisations.
  2. Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  3. Critically analyse business and organisational issues in local, national and international contexts.
  4. Demonstrate responsible judgement in decision making.
  5. Work effectively with others on shared goals.
  6. Use relevant technology for professional purposes.
  7. Demonstrate independent learning. 

Course Structure

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Business a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 144 credit points by satisfactory completion of the following core subjects. 

Subject Codesubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
ACCY111Accounting Fundamentals In Society6Autumn, Spring
COMM101Principles of Responsible Business6Autumn, Spring
COMM121Statistics for Business6Autumn, Spring
ECON100Economic Essentials for Business6Autumn, Spring
FIN 111Introductory Principles of Finance6Autumn, Spring
MGNT110Introduction to Management6Autumn, Spring
MARK101Marketing Principles6Autumn, Spring
Plus at least one subject from the following:
OPS 113Business Oriented Information Systems6Spring
ACCY112Accounting In Organisations6Autumn, Spring
ECON102Economics and Society6Autumn, Spring
MGNT102Business Communications6Autumn, Spring
Capstone subject:
COMM331Integrative Business Capstone6Autumn, Spring

Plus at least 48 credit points of subjects chosen from the Faculty Schedule of which 18 credit points must be from 300 level Business subjects successfully completed at a pass grade or better.

Plus additional subjects to reach 144 credit points. No more than 72 credit points shall be for 100-level subjects.

PLEASE NOTE: Subject and session offerings may change prior to the commencement of session. Not all subjects will be delivered at all campuses. Students are advised to check the latest information available on the Subject Database.

General Electives

In addition to core and selected subjects, students may complete elective subjects chosen from any UOW subject offerings available at each campus (provided they meet the subject enrolment requirements), to total 144 cps for the degree. Students are encouraged to complete business related electives, listed on the Subject Database.  A recommended elective to apply to enrol within their final year of study is the Professional Experience in Business (COMM391).

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 17 March, 2017