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Duration

3 year/s full-time
6 year/s part-time
3 year/s full-time

Intake

Semester 1, Semester 2
On campus - Semester 1, Semester 2
Online - No

Locations

CDU Waterfront Darwin, Online
CDU Waterfront Darwin

Credit points required

240

Course code

WBUS02
SATAC/UAC codes
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Overview

The Bachelor of Business is a flexible qualification that develops your knowledge, skills and understanding of business and commerce through global and local contexts. You will be supported to be an innovative thinker and be able to meet the challenges of a changing business world.

The Bachelor of Business equips you with the career and professional skills you need to succeed. Communication, presentation and problem-solving skills are emphasised throughout the course. You will be supported to develop fundamental business knowledge and understanding, with the opportunity to specialise in particular areas of interest.

Build your own business degree:
You can select majors that match your career goals:
Opt to complete a single major in:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Or do a double major in:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication, and International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation

If you hold a vocational education and training qualification in one of the following fields, you may be able to gain credit for your prior study and opt for a major in:

  • Tourism and Destination Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Hospitality Management

The course is fully flexible, with full or part time study options. You can study the Bachelor of Business online from anywhere or on-campus. The course is suitable for a broad range of students who are seeking a successful career in business.

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Pathways

Pathways for VET to Higher Education

Guaranteed credit transfer arrangements are available to students commencing a bachelor degree at Charles Darwin University with completed Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree qualifications in the same field or discipline. Students who hold completed qualifications should refer to the additional information provided about Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer and Pathways using the links below:


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

Fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

2022: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

 

International tuition fees

The annual tuition fee for full time study is AUD $26,776.00. This equates to $3,347.00 per 10 credit point unit (0.125 EFTSL).
These fees are subject to increases annually, effective at the start of each calendar year.

You can find a list of International fees and payments you can expect to pay as part of your studies in Australia.

CDU offers a number of scholarships to international students to assist with the cost of study.

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Why study business at CDU?

Learn from internationally recognised academics when you study Business at CDU. Future-proof your career with accredited courses built on sustainable business practices and innovation. You'll graduate ready to make an impact on the global market.

  • Study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, however it suits you
  • #2 Australian uni for undergraduate employment outcomes (GUG 2022)
  • Industry experts with experience in Australia, the Asia Pacific and beyond

What will I study?

The course consists of core units and specialist electives. You can specialise in your chosen area of interest by selecting from the following single or double majors:

Course structure

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation

In addition, if you have completed eligible prior study through one of CDU's specified VET pathways, you may choose to complete one of the following majors.

  • Tourism and Destination Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Hospitality

Credit from your previous VET pathway studies will be credited towards the Bachelor of Business, leaving two years of study to complete.


A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 240 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit typeCredit PointsSpecific requirements
Core Units
(12 units)
110cpCompulsory Core units totalling 110 credit points as detailed below.

COM105 Business and Communication Skills
ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise
ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals - Part A (5 cp)
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals - Part B (5 cp)
LAW105 Introduction to Business Law
MAN105 Introduction to Management
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing
QAB105 Business Research Methods
ACT205 Accounting for Managers
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems
BUS420 Business Project

Specialist Electives
(6-12 units)
60-120cpSpecialist Elective units totalling 60-120 credit points as detailed below. Students select from a single major, double major or a customised selection.

SINGLE MAJORS:
Strategic Marketing and Communication (60 credit points)
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation
MKT205 Marketing Communication Across Cultures
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry

International Management and Logistics (60 credit points)
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (new title from 2021)
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
HRM306 Global Human Resources
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (60 credit points)
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends

DOUBLE MAJORS:
Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation (120 credit points)
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation
MKT205 Marketing Communication Across Cultures
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry
PLUS
20 credit points selected from the units below:
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation (available from 2021)
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (new title from 2021)
HRM306 Global Human Resources
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management

Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics (120 credit points)
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation
MKT205 Marketing Communication Across Cultures
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
HRM306 Global Human Resources
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry
PLUS
10 credit points selected from the units below:
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation (120 credit points)
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (new title from 2021)
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
HRM306 Global Human Resources
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry
PLUS
10 credit points selected from the units below:
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation
MKT205 Marketing Communication Across Cultures
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management

VET PATHWAY MAJORS:

Hospitality Management (20-30 credit points)
To complete this major, students MUST have either a Certificate IV or Diploma as specified below:
SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality; or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

30 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of SIT40416 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management

40 credit points of block credit obtained through the completion of SIT50416 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management

Human Resource Management (20-30 credit points)
To complete this major, students MUST have either a Certificate IV or Diploma as specified below:
BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources; or
BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management; or
BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management

30 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of BSB41015 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
HRM306 Global Human Resources

40 credit points of block credit obtained through the completion of BSB50618 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation
HRM306 Global Human Resources

Project Management (20 credit points)
To complete this major, students MUST have a Diploma as specified below:
BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

40 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of BSB51415 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management

Tourism and Destination Management (20 credit points)
To complete this major, students MUST have a Diploma as specified below:
SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management; or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management; or
SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

40 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of SIT50116, SIT50416 or SIT50316 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management

Workplace Health and Safety (20 credit points)
To complete this major, students MUST have a Diploma as specified below:
BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety; or
BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

40 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of BSB51319 contributes towards this major.
Students must complete the units detailed below:
HRM306 Global Human Resources
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends

Customised Selection (60 credit points)
Note: No major will be listed on student testamur at the completion of the course

Any specialist elective combination of 3 units (30cp) from 200 level units selected from any of the majors above
PLUS
Any specialist elective combination of 3 units (30cp) from 300 level units selected from any of the majors above.

Electives
(1-7 units)
10-70cpGeneral Elective units totalling 10 to 70 credit points selected from undergraduate units offered by the University. Students must ensure they take a minimum of 60cp at 300 level or above across the degree.

Students completing a Single Major complete 70cp of general elective units.
Students completing a Double Major complete 10cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Hospitality Management major (Certificate IV pathway) complete 60cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Hospitality Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Human Resource Management major (Certificate IV pathway) complete 60cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Human Resource Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Project Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Tourism and Destination Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.
Students completing the Workplace Health and Safety major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.

To search for units available across the University’s disciplines, please visit www.cdu.edu.au/units.

When selecting electives, choose units at a suitable level. The first number in each unit code indicates the year level at which the subject is taught. Undergraduate units are coded at 100 to 300 level, therefore units coded as BUS1xx, BUS2xx and BUS3xx would be first, second and third year units respectively. Within the whole course, you must ensure you complete no more than 100 credit points at 100 level, and at least 60 credit points at 300 level or above.

 240cpTotal Credit Points

 

Students who commenced in or after 2013
No more than 20 credit points shall be counted with a grade of "PC" in a Bachelor AQF Level 7 course award and no more than 10 credit points at "PC" may be received at the highest level of the program of learning.

Of the total 240 credit points: (unless specified in the specific course structure above)
* not more than 100 credit points may be taken from 100 level units
* a minimum of 60 credit points must be taken from 300 level units or above

Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

Course Changes - 2021
LWA205 Commercial Law (available for 2021) has been replaced by LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals.

Additional information for students transferring from WBUS01 into WBUS02 Bachelor of Business.

Summary of unit changes
Students who transfer into the WBUS02 will be mapped according to the following table. Units with the same unit code have credit applied automatically (duplicate units). Other WBUS01 units map as follows (note that not all these units are equivalent).

Pre- S2 2020 unit code/titleCourse changes
BCO101 Fundamentals of MarketingMKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing (equivalent)
BCO401 Business ProjectBUS420 Business Project (equivalent)
BUS201 Business EthicsSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
CUC100 Academic Literacies through Exploring SustainabilityGeneral elective
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and CapabilityIAS201 Cultural Capabilities (not equivalent)
ECO105 Business EconomicsECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise (equivalent)
ECO204 Current Macroeconomic IssuesSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO205 Management EconomicsSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO207 Labour Market IssuesSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO305 Economics of Southeast AsiaSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO308 Economics of GlobalisationFIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation (equivalent)
ECO309 Economics of EntrepreneurshipENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (equivalent)
HRM201 Human Resource ManagementSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
HRM302 International Human Resource ManagementHRM306 Global Human Resources (equivalent)
MAN204 Project ManagementBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (not equivalent)
MAN206 Managing ChangeENT202 Innovation Strategy and Systems (not equivalent)
MAN212 Organisational BehaviourMAN203 Comparative Management Systems (equivalent)
MAN306 Business StrategyBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (equivalent)
MAN308 Operations ManagementLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (equivalent)
MAN310 New Venture Planning and DevelopmentBUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (equivalent)
MKT201 Consumer BehaviourMKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (equivalent)
MKT202 Marketing CommunicationsMKT205 Communication Across Cultures and Markets (equivalent)
MKT203 Marketing ResearchSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
MKT303 International MarketingMKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (equivalent)
MKT304 Services MarketingMKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (not equivalent)

 

Study plan

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:

  • maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
  • check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the unit area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200.
Legend:CO = Core UnitSE = Specialist ElectiveE = Elective

SINGLE MAJOR

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 1 and undertaking the following majors:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCOLAW105 Introduction to Business LawCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOQAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCOENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCOElectiveE
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCOElectiveE
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics major:
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economic of Globalisation (SE) and
Elective

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (SE) and
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems (SE)

SE/
E
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
MKT205 Communication across cultures and markets (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy creation (SE)

International Management and Logistics major:
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (SE) and
Elective
 

SE/
E
Year 3
ElectiveEBUS420 Business ProjectCO
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

International Management and Logistics major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (SE) and
Elective

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

SE/
E
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (SE) and
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics major:
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (SE) and
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (SE) and
Elective

SE/
E

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DOUBLE MAJOR

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 1 and undertaking the following double majors:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics
  • Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCOLAW105 Introduction to Business LawCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOQAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCOENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCOStrategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
MKT205 Communication across cultures and markets (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy creation (SE) and
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (SE) and
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE)

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
MKT205 Communication across cultures and markets (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy creation (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE) and
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (SE) and
Elective

SE/
E
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCO
Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation and
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economic of Globalisation

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation and
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

International Management and Logistics  and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economic of Globalisation and
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

SE
Year 3
MKT310 International Market Analysis and EntrySEBUS420 Business ProjectCO
BUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseSEBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsSE
Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
Elective and
Elective

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics  and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems (SE) and
Elective

SE/
E
Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management and
HRM306 Global Human Resources

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management and
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation and
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management

SE

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VET PATHWAY MAJOR (CERTIFICATE IV)

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 1 and undertaking the following VET Certificate IV pathway majors:

  • Human Resource Management

Students who have completed the below specified Certificate IV receive a total of 40 credit points in credit transfers consisting of:
30 credit points of Specialist Electives
10 credit points of Electives (general)

Human Resource Management major:
BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources

Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCOQAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCOLAW105 Introduction to Business LawCO
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCOBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationSE
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCOBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsSE
ElectiveEHRM306 Global Human ResourcesSE
ElectiveEElectiveE
Year 3
BUS420 Business ProjectCO  
ElectiveE  
ElectiveE  
ElectiveE  

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VET PATHWAY MAJOR (DIPLOMA)

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 1 and undertaking the following VET Diploma pathway majors:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Tourism and Destination Management
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Students who have completed one of the below specified Diplomas, according to each major, receive a total of 80 credit points in credit transfers consisting of:
LAW105 Introduction to Business Law
40 credit points of Specialist Electives
30 credit points of Electives (general)

Human Resource Management major:
BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management

Project Management major:
BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

Tourism and Destination Management major:
SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, or
SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

Work Health and Safety major:
BSB51415 Diploma of Workplace Health and Safety

Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCOQAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCOElectiveE
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCOProject Management major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

Workplace Health and Safety major:
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

Toursim and Destination Management major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management and
Elective and
Elective

Human Resource Management major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (SE) and
Elective

CO/
SE/
E
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCO
Project Management major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective

Workplace Health and Safety major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
Elective

Toursim and Destination Management major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective

Human Resource Management major:
Elective and
Elective

CO/
SE/
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Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

SINGLE MAJOR

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 2 and undertaking the following majors:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
  ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
  LAW105 Introduction to Business LawCO
  QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
  ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOElectiveE
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCOElectiveE
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOStrategic Marketing and Communication major:
MKT205 Communication across cultures and markets (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy creation (SE)

International Management and Logistics major:
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (SE) and
Elective

SE/
E
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCO
Year 3
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCOElectiveE
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCOElectiveE
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics major:
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economic of Globalisation (SE) and
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (SE)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability and
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and systems

SE/
E
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (SE) and
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (SE)

International Management and Logistics major:
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE) and
Elective

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (SE) and
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (SE)

SE/
E
Year 4
BUS420 Business ProjectCO  
ElectiveE  
Strategic Marketing and Communication major:
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective

Entrepreneurship and Innovation major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective

SE/
E
  

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DOUBLE MAJOR

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 2 and undertaking the following double majors:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics
  • Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
  ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
  LAW105 Introduction to Business LawCO
  QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
  ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOStrategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
MKT205 Communication across cultures and markets (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy creation (SE) and
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (SE) and
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE)

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
ACT205 Accounting for Managers (CO) and
MKT205 Communication across cultures and markets (SE) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy creation (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE) and
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE) and
Elective

CO/
SE/
E
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCO
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCO
Year 3
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCOBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsSE
Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
ACT205 Accounting for Managers (CO) and
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (SE) and
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economic of Globalisation (SE)

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (SE) and
MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (SE)

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
ACT205 Accounting for Managers (CO) and
ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (SE) and
FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economic of Globalisation (SE)

CO/
SE
Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE)

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (SE) and
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (SE) and
Elective

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (SE) and
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (SE)

CO/
SE/
E
Year 4
MKT310 International Market Analysis and EntrySE  
ElectiveE  
Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics double major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective

Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems (SE)

International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation double major:
ENT202 Innovation: Strategies and Systems (SE) and
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE)

CO/
SE/
E
  

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VET PATHWAY MAJOR (CERTIFICATE IV)

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 2 and undertaking the following VET Certificate IV pathway majors:

  • Human Resource Management

Students who have completed one the below specified Certificate IV receive a total of 40 credit points in credit transfers consisting of:
30 credit points of Specialist Electives
10 credit points of Electives (general)

Human Resource Management major:
BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources

Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
 COECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
 COENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
 COQAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
 COLAW105 Introduction to Business LawCO
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationSE
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCOBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsSE
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOHRM306 Global Human ResourcesSE
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCOElectiveE
Year 3
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCOBUS420 Business ProjectCO
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCOElectiveE
ElectiveEElectiveE
ElectiveEElectiveE

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VET PATHWAY MAJOR (DIPLOMA)

The below study plan is to be used for students commencing in Semester 2 and undertaking the following VET Diploma pathway majors:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Tourism and Destination Management
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Students who have completed one of the below specified Diplomas, according to each major, receive a total of 80 credit points in credit transfers consisting of:
LAW105 Introduction to Business Law
40 credit points of Specialist Electives
30 credit points of Electives (general)

Human Resource Management major:
BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resource
s Management

Project Management major:
BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

Tourism and Destination Management major:
SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, or
SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

Work Health and Safety major:
BSB51415 Diploma of Workplace Health and Safety

Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
  ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseCO
  ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
  QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for BusinessCO
  ElectiveE
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesCOProject Managementmajor:
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (SE) and
Elective and
Elective and
Elective

Workplace Health and Safety major:
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

Toursim and Destination Management major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management and
Elective and
Elective

Human Resource Management major:
BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (SE) and
HRM306 Global Human Resources (SE) and
Elective and
Elective

CO/
SE/
E
MKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCO
COM105 Business and Communication SkillsCO
Year 3
ACT205 Accounting for ManagersCO  
MAN203 Comparative Management SystemsCO  
Project Managementmajor:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
BUS420 Business Project (CO)

Workplace Health and Safety major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
Elective

Toursim and Destination Management major:
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise (SE) and
Elective

Human Resource Management major:
BUS420 Business Project (CO) and
Elective

CO/
SE/
E
  

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Entry requirements

Admission criteria

Entry requirements for the Bachelor of Business are dependent of the single or double major award streams you are applying for; these are listed in the two blocks below.

For the customised selection or the following award streams:

  1. Strategic Marketing and Communication
  2. International Management and Logistics
  3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  4. Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics
  5. Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Strategic Marketing and Communication
  6. International Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The admission requirements for the above are met by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).
  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

* After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied.

For the following majors the entry requirements are as follows:

Tourism and Destination Management - successful completion of the VET qualification

  • SIT50116 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management or
  • SIT50416 - Diploma of Hospitality Management or
  • SIT50316 - Diploma of Event Management.

Human Resource Management - successful completion of the VET qualification

  • BSB41015 - Certificate IV in Human Resources or
  • BSB50618 - Diploma of Human Resources Management or
  • BSB50615 - Diploma of Human Resources Management.

Hospitality Management - successful completion of the VET qualification

  • SIT40416 - Certificate IV in Hospitality or
  • SIT50416 - Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Project Management - successful completion of the VET qualification BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management.

Workplace Health and Safety - successful completion of the VET qualification BSB51319 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety or BSB51315 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.

IELTS Academic ModuleA minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)A minimum overall score of 169, with no skill below 169.
Common European Framework Certificate of English ProficiencyA minimum overall grade of B2.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic moduleA minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.
TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT)A minimum overall score of 60 and a minimum writing score of 21.

* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.

Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: international@cdu.edu.au.

 

ATAR profile

The following table represents the ATAR and selection rank profile for applicants offered a place on the basis of their ATAR in semester 1, 2021

ATAR based offers onlyATAR
(excluding adjustment factors)
Selection Rank
(ATAR plus any adjustment factors)
Lowest rank to receive an offer 59.25 60.75
Median rank to receive an offer 79.45 80.30
Highest rank to receive an offer 93.35 95.90

Notes
"<5" indicates less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.

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Course details

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course. Students must read and understand the requirements for this course.

Australian qualification framework

This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

Student profile

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students that commenced this course and passed the census date in Semester 1, 2021.

Applicant background (Semester one intake 2021)No. of Students% of all Students
A. Higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
21 57.0
B. Vocational education and training (VET) study<5N/P
C. Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
<5N/P
D. Recent secondary education
  • Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR

(regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)

6 16.0
  • Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered

(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra offer conditional on minimum ATAR)

<5N/P
  • Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor

(e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)

<5N/P
International students 6 16.0
All students 37 100.0

Notes
"<5" - the number of students is less than 5
N/A - Students not accepted in this category
N/P - Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students.

Additional information

Can offers be deferred?
Yes
Award
Bachelor of Business
Faculty/College
Asia Pacific College of Business and Law
Sector
HE
Area of study
Business

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email:student.central@cdu.edu.auPhone:(08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

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How to apply

There are many ways to apply to CDU. The method you use depends on your course type, where you live and whether you are a new or returning student to CDU.

Remember to apply early for your best chance at securing an offer to study with us.

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS.

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

MyNextCourse

Direct applications are available to students who have completed a CDU or BIITE course at a Certificate III level or higher. Most CDU and BIITE enabling programs are also accepted through this process.

International applications

Applications must be submitted online through our application portal, Studylink. You'll need a valid email address to create your online account. Once you have started your application, you will be able to save it and resume it later. There is no application fee when you apply online.

You may be able to lodge a direct application; however, there may be restrictions on your geographic location. If you cannot submit a direct application via the application portal, please apply through one of our registered agents.

Apply through StudyLink or through an Agent.

International applicants currently studying year 12 in Australia should apply via SATAC or UAC.

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

SATAC/UAC codes

Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
CDU Waterfront Darwin
Workplace Health and Safety (CSP)
184171
590581
Tourism and Destination Management (CSP)
184161
590551
Strategic Marketing and Communication, International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184151
590521
Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184141
590491
Project Management (CSP)
184131
590571
Hospitality Management (CSP)
184191
590591
International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184111
590501
Human Resource Management (CSP)
184101
590561
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184091
590541
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184081
590511
Customised Selection (CSP)
184071
590481
International Management and Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184121
590531
Online
Hospitality Management (CSP)
184191
590591
Workplace Health and Safety (CSP)
184171
590581
Tourism and Destination Management (CSP)
184161
590551
Strategic Marketing and Communication, International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184151
590521
Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184141
590491
Project Management (CSP)
184131
590571
International Management and Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184121
590531
International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184111
590501
Human Resource Management (CSP)
184101
590561
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184091
590541
Customised Selection (CSP)
184071
590481
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184081
590511
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee

CRICOS codes

Location
CRICOS Code
CDU Waterfront Darwin
Workplace Health and Safety
0102122
Tourism and Destination Management
0102122
Strategic Marketing and Communication, International Management and Logistics
0102122
Strategic Marketing and Communication
0102122
Project Management
0102122
Hospitality Management
0102122
International Management and Logistics
0102122
Human Resource Management
0102122
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategic Marketing and Communication
0102122
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
0102122
Customised Selection
0102122
International Management and Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
0102122

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