The Bachelor of Business (BBus) provides a generalist foundation in the key business disciplines before students proceed to a selected major. This covers both discipline specific knowledge and the generic skills that contribute to “well-rounded” graduates who are work ready, and able to immediately add value to employers in any location world-wide.
The Bachelor of Business produces contemporary professionals able to deal with complexity who have the capacity to function successfully in a range of occupational contexts.
Students who enrol in the Bachelor of Business course have the opportunity to major in:
The MIT Bachelor of Business, major in Accounting, provides worldwide career portability due to the rigor and contemporary nature of the course which are valued internationally. This is particularly true now as uniform accounting standards are being adopted globally.
The Bachelor of Business, majoring in Marketing is designed to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to deal with the competitive global market. The degree provides core marketing units that cover the practice and theory of marketing. Students develop creativity and flexibility in the application of their knowledge.
The Bachelor of Business, major in Management explores the body of knowledge required by future managers. Some of the key areas of study include: management theory and practice, human resource management, budgeting and planning, organisational behaviour, change management, leadership skills, strategic management, knowledge management and international business. Graduates of this program have an excellent platform to proceed to a career in management.
- VTAC Code
- 9470194732 (DFP)
- 9470194733 (IFP)
- UAC Code
- CRICOS Code
- 067439D (VIC)
- 072668D (NSW)
Duration: 3 years [6 Trimesters]
Intake: March, July, November
The Bachelor of Business aims to provide graduates who will:
Specifically, graduates of this course will:
- Demonstrate coherent knowledge of the broad business discipline and the global context
- Possess an up-to-date body of specialist knowledge in their chosen major specialisation of Accounting or Marketing or Management
- Possess the technical knowledge, competency and skills required to become members of the relevant professional body
- Achieve a professional credential that will be recognised and valued globally
- Exhibit the MIT Graduate Attributes
- Be capable of independent learning
- Exercise critical thinking and problem solving
- Be able to analyse and adapt knowledge to different contexts
- be ethically aware and possess appropriate professional skills
- Be culturally aware and able to adapt to diverse environments: organisational, national, global and cultural
The unique structure of the course includes a common first year of foundation knowledge in business which leads into the major field of study. Smaller tutorial class size makes individual attention possible and ensures that what is learnt in lectures is put to immediate application. There is an emphasis throughout on understanding practical applications as well as theories and models. Tutorial and assignment work involves real-world applications and case studies. The elective industry based project capstone broadens understanding by offering the opportunity to apply theoretical and technical knowledge, practical skills and attributes to current business situations.
Graduates of the MIT Diploma of Business can articulate into the 2nd year of the Bachelor of Business.
The Bachelor of Business course comprises:
- common core units,
- suite of three majors: Accounting; Marketing and Management, and
- industry projects or elective units
In order to graduate from the degree students must complete 360 credit points overall. Each unit is worth 15 credit points except the capstone industry project elective units which constitute 30 credit points each.
Common Core Units
The common core units are:
- BB101 Business Communications
- BN105 Information Technology for Users in Organisations
- BB104 Introductory Accounting
- BB106 Economic Principles
- BB107 Commercial Law
- BB102 Fundamentals of Marketing
- BB108 Business Statistics
- BB103 Management Principles
- BB210 Introductory Management Accounting
- BB209 Contemporary Management
In addition to common core units students are require to take further core units to fulfil each major taken. Each major prescribed units are specified at:
Elective and industry projects
Students have the choice of a wide range of electives:
- four elective units (60 credit points)
The choice of elective units is, subject to pre-requisite knowledge requirements and the timetable, available from all business and information technology units including the industry based project cap-stone units which are 30 credit points.
Applied Industry Project
The Industry based project is final year core unit that offers a supervised, self-directed action learning project which broadens understanding by offering the opportunity to apply theoretical and technical knowledge, practical skills and attributes to current business situations.
Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision. There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.
All sectors of the global economies offer varied career opportunities to graduates of the BBus including public service, government business, education, health, manufacturing, mining, service industries, e-commerce and the retail sector. Graduates will have various career opportunities in the global business arena, across all sectors depending on the major specialisation undertaken:
The Bachelor of Business is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) - www.teqsa.gov.au.
Professional accreditation and membership
The Bachelor of Business with Accounting major is accredited by CPA Australia - Certified Practising Accountant Australia (see www.cpacareers.com.au), ICAA – Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (see www.charteredaccountants. com.au), and IPA – Institute of Public Accountants (see www. publicaccountants.org.au). Upon successful completion of the course graduates will be eligible to apply for associate membership of both CPA Australia and IPA. You will also be eligible for entry into the CPA Program of CPA Australia and the CA Program of the ICAA.
Minimum requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
Mature age entry
Mature-age applicants without formal qualifications and have been out of school for more than 2 years may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate a range of attributes such as personal motivation, maturity and work experience or previous study. This is assessed on a case by case basis. Applicants may be required to provide a personal statement outlining their interest, motivation and reasons for selecting the course including details of educational and any employment background.
International students must meet the following requirements:
Academic requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. For country specific requirements, contact MIT Admissions Department.
English language requirements:
- IELTS (Academic) overall score 6.0 with no bands less than 5.5, Or
- PTE Academic Score of 50 – 57 with no band score below 42, Or
- TOEFL (iBT) – 79-80, Or
- Successful completion of MIT English for Academic Preparation –Advanced
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