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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Business

Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
CDU Waterfront Darwin
Workplace Health and Safety (CSP)
184171
590581
Human Resource Management (CSP)
184101
590561
Tourism and Destination Management (CSP)
184161
590551
International Management and Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184121
590531
Customised Selection (CSP)
184071
590481
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184081
590511
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184091
590541
International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184111
590501
Hospitality Management (CSP)
184191
N/A
Project Management (CSP)
184131
590571
Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184141
590491
Strategic Marketing and Communication, International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184151
590521
Online
International Management and Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184121
590531
Customised Selection (CSP)
184071
590481
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184091
590541
Human Resource Management (CSP)
184101
590561
International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184111
590501
Hospitality Management (CSP)
184191
N/A
Project Management (CSP)
184131
590571
Strategic Marketing and Communication (CSP)
184141
590491
Strategic Marketing and Communication, International Management and Logistics (CSP)
184151
590521
Tourism and Destination Management (CSP)
184161
590551
Workplace Health and Safety (CSP)
184171
590581
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CSP)
184081
590511
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
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
Course duration
Full-time
3 year/s
Part-time
6 year/s
Course duration
Full-time
3 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International on campus
Semester 1
Semester 2
International online
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
Yes
Can offers be deferred?
Yes
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

WBUS02

Award
Bachelor of Business
Faculty/College
Asia Pacific College of Business and Law
Sector
HE
Area of study
Business

The Bachelor of Business provides a flexible qualification where you can develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of business and commerce through global and local contexts. You will be supported to be innovative thinkers and able to meet the challenges of a changing business world.

This student-centred course provides you with the career and professional skills needed in a variety of business fields. 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.

You can specialise in your chosen area of interest by selecting from the following single or double majors:

  • 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 Management

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

This course meets the needs of industry and the community. You will have a wide choice of units based upon your personal and career interests.

Credit transfers and 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

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.

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 <5 N/P
C. Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
<5 N/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)

<5 N/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)

<5 N/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.

Accreditation

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

Additional information

Australian qualification framework

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

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.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

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 Module A 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 Proficiency A minimum overall grade of B2.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module A 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 only ATAR
(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.

Course structure

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

  • 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.


  • 2022 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2021.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

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 type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core Units
(12 units)
110cp Compulsory 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)
60-120cp Specialist 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 (available from 2022)
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)

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 (available from 2022)
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)

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 (available from 2022)
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 (available from 2022)
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)
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 (available from 2022)

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 (available from 2022)
MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)
PLUS
10 credit points selected from the units below:
BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (available from 2022)
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 (available from 2022)
BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends
HRM306 Global Human Resources
LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (available from 2022)
MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)
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 (available from 2022)

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 (available from 2022)

30 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 (available from 2022)

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 (available from 2022)

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 (available from 2022)

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)
10-70cp General 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.

  240cp Total 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/title Course changes
BCO101 Fundamentals of Marketing MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing (equivalent)
BCO401 Business Project BUS420 Business Project (equivalent)
BUS201 Business Ethics Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
CUC100 Academic Literacies through Exploring Sustainability General elective
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability IAS201 Cultural Capabilities (not equivalent)
ECO105 Business Economics ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise (equivalent)
ECO204 Current Macroeconomic Issues Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO205 Management Economics Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO207 Labour Market Issues Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO305 Economics of Southeast Asia Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
ECO308 Economics of Globalisation FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation (equivalent)
ECO309 Economics of Entrepreneurship ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (equivalent)
HRM201 Human Resource Management Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
HRM302 International Human Resource Management HRM306 Global Human Resources (equivalent)
MAN204 Project Management BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (not equivalent)
MAN206 Managing Change ENT202 Innovation Strategy and Systems (not equivalent)
MAN212 Organisational Behaviour MAN203 Comparative Management Systems (equivalent)
MAN306 Business Strategy BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (equivalent)
MAN308 Operations Management LOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (equivalent)
MAN310 New Venture Planning and Development BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (equivalent)
MKT201 Consumer Behaviour MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (equivalent)
MKT202 Marketing Communications MKT205 Communication Across Cultures and Markets (equivalent)
MKT203 Marketing Research Specialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general elective
MKT303 International Marketing MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (equivalent)
MKT304 Services Marketing MKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (not equivalent)

 

Study plan


  • 2022 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2021.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

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:

  • ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
  • 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 Unit SE = Specialist Elective E = 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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing CO LAW105 Introduction to Business Law CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO Elective E
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems CO Elective E
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
Elective E BUS420 Business Project CO
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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing CO LAW105 Introduction to Business Law CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO Strategic 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 Systems CO
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 Entry SE BUS420 Business Project CO
BUS303 Global Digital Enterprise SE BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends SE
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

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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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing CO QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO LAW105 Introduction to Business Law CO
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation SE
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems CO BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends SE
Elective E HRM306 Global Human Resources SE
Elective E Elective E
Year 3
BUS420 Business Project CO    
Elective E    
Elective E    
Elective E    

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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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing CO QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO Elective E
Year 2
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO Project 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 Systems CO
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/
E

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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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
    LAW105 Introduction to Business Law CO
    QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
    ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO Elective E
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing CO Elective E
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO 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
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO
Year 3
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO Elective E
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems CO Elective E
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 Project CO    
Elective E    
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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
    LAW105 Introduction to Business Law CO
    QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
    ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO Strategic 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 Marketing CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO
Year 3
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems CO BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends SE
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 Entry SE    
Elective E    
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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
  CO ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
  CO ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
  CO QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
  CO LAW105 Introduction to Business Law CO
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation SE
MKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing CO BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends SE
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO HRM306 Global Human Resources SE
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO Elective E
Year 3
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO BUS420 Business Project CO
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems CO Elective E
Elective E Elective E
Elective E Elective E

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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 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 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise CO
    ENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part A (5cp) and
ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Part B (5cp)
CO
    QAB105 Quantitative Analysis for Business CO
    Elective E
Year 2
IAS201 Cultural Capabilities CO Project Management major:
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 Marketing CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO
COM105 Business and Communication Skills CO
Year 3
ACT205 Accounting for Managers CO    
MAN203 Comparative Management Systems CO    
Project Management major:
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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Course 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.

2021: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

2022: Fees and charges for 2022 will be published no later than 1 December 2021.

Domestic students - undergraduate studies

SATAC

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SATAC

 

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW

 

 

 

UAC

 

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.

MyNextCourse

*Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

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

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

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Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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