Bachelor of Business

The MIT Bachelor of Business develops graduates with the knowledge and ability to work as specialist business professionals in varied and changing business environments. The degree offers a range of core units with a strong industry focus and has been designed to develop students’ critical thinking, communication and professional skills, which are required in contemporary 21st century business settings. Students will engage in work integrated learning and problem based learning activities and participate in a professionally focused, multidisciplinary capstone unit during their final year of study.

The MIT Bachelor of Business allows students the flexibility to determine which business discipline they wish to pursue. Students gain a broad understanding of business principles through the first year core units, and then go on to develop specialised skills in a business discipline of their choice, through the study of a specialisation.

The MIT Bachelor of Business offers three specialisations:

 

The course links theoretical and practical knowledge needed to operate effectively in diverse workplace settings such as not-for-profits, government, small business and corporations.

Level Higher Degree Course (Undergraduate)
Approval Status This course is approved by TEQSA under the Higher Education Standards Framework.
Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7

 

Overview

VTAC Code 9470194732 (DFP)
9470194733 (IFP)
UAC Code 570110
Duration 3 Years (6 Trimesters) Full-Time or Equivalent Part-Time
Intake March, July, November
Campus Melbourne (City)
Sydney (City)
Study mode On Campus

 


Job Prospects

Strong
 
1346

Average Weekly Pay*

 

* Based on Advertising and Marketing Professionals job outlook published at joboutlook.gov.au

 


Majors

Accounting Major

The Bachelor of Business, major in Accounting, provides a detailed study of the accounting discipline which includes various theories and models of accounting, the roles and traditions of accounting, internal and external financial reporting, management and financial accounting, auditing, taxation, regulatory compliance, international accounting standards and an awareness of ethical issues.

More information...

Marketing Major

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.

More information...

Management Major

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.

More information...

Digital Marketing Major

MIT’s Bachelor of Business [Major in Digital Marketing] responds directly to the needs of industry and employers and provides graduates with expanded marketing skills that incorporate technology and digital tools. The course covers all aspects of the digital marketing spectrum and teaches students how to optimise digital marketing strategies and tactics in the context of search marketing (SEO and SEM), web analytics, gamification, digital content creation, online digital consumers, email marketing and mobile marketing.

More information...

Accreditation

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.

Entry Requirements

  1. Applicants must meet the academic entry requirements including pre-requisites for their chosen course, and
  2. Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirement for their chosen course, and
  3. Applicants must be 18 years of age as at the commencement date of their chosen course or unit.

 

(including current year 12 and graduates from 2017 and 2016)

  • Successful completion of your Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or the equivalent in your state or territory, or
  • Successful completion of the International Baccalaureate.

(including applicants with higher education study, applicants with a vocational education and training (VET) study, applicants with a Bridging and enabling course and applicants with work and life experience)

Non-year 12 Prerequisite: nil.

Applicants with higher education study

Applicants are eligible for admission if they have satisfactorily completed at least six months of full-time equivalent study at a recognised Higher Education institution or provider.

Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be assessed on a case by case basis, on their previous academic history, which may include their:

  • Recent higher education study results, or
  • VCE study scores, and
  • a personal statement outlining motivation to study the course, details of personal circumstances

Applicants with a vocational education and training (VET) study

Applicants are eligible for admission if they have satisfactorily completed a one-year VET (Vocational Education Training) Australian Qualifications Framework accredited award at Diploma or above. Applicants must also meet any pre-requisites prescribed for the course.

Applications with Work and Life Experience

1. Requirements for applicants who did not complete Year 12:

Applicants under this category will be assessed on a case by case basis on one or more of the following:

  • Substantial relevant work experience that demonstrates that the applicant has satisfied the entry requirements for the course, or
  • Completion of any relevant non-formal courses, and
  • A personal statement outlining your motivation to study the course and details of personal circumstances including your life and work experience. Applicants should provide any aspect of their personal history that may support their application, including community service, work experience, and achievements.

2. Requirements for applicants who completed Year 12 more than two years ago:

Applicants who completed their Year 12 studies more than two years ago but have not completed any VET or higher education studies are assessed according to their Year 12 results.

Applicants with Bridging and enabling course

Applicants are eligible for admission if they have satisfactorily completed a Foundation Studies program offered by a university, a TAFE or a private provider accredited as compliant with the Australian National Standards for Foundation Programs.

Additional Information

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are assessed in the same way as applicants under the above categories.

Domestic applicants with overseas qualifications

Applicants with overseas qualifications need to establish whether their qualifications are equivalent to Australian qualifications. VTAC will advise MIT of the level of course in terms of the Australian Qualifications Framework according to NOOSR (the National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition) guidelines.

The Admissions Officer at MIT will then assess whether your qualificatin is suitable for entry into that course according to the course entry requirements.

English Language Requirements

Applicants with overseas qualifications must satisfy English language requirements in addition to meeting the academic requirements for the course.
Applicants with the following qualifications/English Language Tests may satisfy English requirements.

First Language English

If you completed Senior Secondary or Tertiary studies from a country where English is the first language.

Independent English Language Test Score

You need to achieve the minimum scores as shown below.

IELTS AcademicTOFEL ibtPTE AcademicCambridge CAE
Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11,  Speaking 17, Writing 20Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)CAE Score of 169 ( no band less than 162)

 

MIT English Language Placement Test

You may seat for an MIT English Language Placement Test. Students who achieve an overall score of 160 in the test will satisfy English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Pathways

If you do not meet our entry requirements, you may be able to gain entry to this course by completing Foundation Studies or Diploma programs offered by a university, a TAFE or a private provider accredited as compliant with the Australian National Standards for Foundation Programs.

TAFE/VET Diploma and Advanced graduates may be eligible to apply for Credit Transfer.  You can get up to one-year credit transfer for a relevant Diploma and up to 1.5 years for a relevant Advanced Diploma

 

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer provide students with credit for learning already achieved. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit transfer.

Applications for credit transfer must be made before or during orientation and enrolment week.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit towards their course based on their prior learning (including formal, informal and non‐formal learning). Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit transfer.

Applications for Recognition of Prior Learning must be made before or during orientation and enrolment week.

 

Study now, pay later - with FEE-HELP

Students studying at MIT may be eligible for FEE-HELP. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible fee-paying students to pay their tuition fees. An eligible person may borrow up to the FEE-HELP limit to pay tuition fees over their lifetime.

For further information about FEE-HELP, click here or visit studyassist.gov.au

 

Tuition Fees

For 2018-19 fee information visit mit.edu.au/study-with-us/tuition-fees.

 

Financial Assistance

Youth and student allowances

For details on Youth Allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY, visit humanservices.gov.au

 

Where to get further information

Before applying, ensure that you complete your application accurately, answer relevant questions and attach your academic and other supporting documents. 

You must determine whether you meet prerequisites. See the relevant course information page for more information on prerequisites.

  • Certified copies of your academic documents (e.g., Year 12 study score, transcript, certificate/s)
  • Evidence of English language skills (if you completed studies from a  non-English speaking country)
  • Employment related documents e.g. employment certificate, reference letter, resume(where applicable)
  • Any relevant professional/personal development course certificates
  • Personal Statement (where applicable)
  • Bio-data page of your passport or birth certificate or citizenship

For information on key dates for applying and receiving offers for courses through VTAC, visit VTAC website

How to Apply?

Learn more about whole of institution set here.

Current Year 12 Students

If you are a current year 12 student, you must apply through VTAC.

Apply Through VTAC

Non-current Year 12 Students

If you are a non-current year 12 student, you may apply directly to MIT.

Apply Direct Now

 

What to do after you have applied

The application processing time for direct applications is five working days after receiving the application at MIT. It may take longer during peak periods.

If you applied through VTAC, offers are released at different times. For more information on VTAC offer rounds and important dates, please visit the VTAC page.

Depending on your application method, if your application is successful, you will receive:

  • Offer through your VTAC account if you applied through VTAC
  • Offer by email if you applied directly to MIT

How to accept your offer

Whether you received direct offer or VTAC offer, you will need to attend the offer acceptance and enrolment date specified in your offer to accept your offer and enrol in units.

Deferment of offer

You can defer up to 12 months. If you wish to defer studies, you must do so before the offer acceptance and enrollment date specified in your offer letter.

Download the Deferral Form here

For more indormation, call (03) 8600 6700 or email enquiries@mit.edu.au

Student Profile for Bachelor of Business

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at the Melbourne Institute of Technology. It provides data on students that commenced Bachelor of Business in the academic year 2017, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across both Melbourne and Sydney Campus, and international students studying Bachelor of Business at Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Applicant background

Full year intake [2017]

Number of students

Percentage of all students

(A) Past higher education study
  • (includes a bridging or enabling course)
16455.78%
(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study--
(C) Recent secondary education  
  • Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the impact of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
  • Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
  • 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)
11238.10%
(D) Work and life experience
  • (Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above)
186.12%
International Students25687.07%
All Students294100.0%

Notes:

  • L/N - Low numbers: the number of students is less than 5.
  • N/A - Data not available for this item.
  • N/P - Data not published for this item.

For institute level student profile, click here.

 

The MIT Bachelor of Business develops graduates with the knowledge and ability to work as specialist business professionals in varied and changing business environments. The degree offers a range of core units with a strong industry focus and has been designed to develop students’ critical thinking, communication and professional skills, which are required in contemporary 21st century business settings. Students will engage in work integrated learning and problem based learning activities and participate in a professionally focused, multidisciplinary capstone unit during their final year of study.

The MIT Bachelor of Business allows students the flexibility to determine which business discipline they wish to pursue. Students gain a broad understanding of business principles through the first year core units, and then go on to develop specialised skills in a business discipline of their choice, through the study of a specialisation.

The MIT Bachelor of Business offers three specialisations:

 

The course links theoretical and practical knowledge needed to operate effectively in diverse workplace settings such as not-for-profits, government, small business and corporations.

Level Higher Degree Course (Undergraduate)
Approval Status This course is approved by TEQSA under the Higher Education Standards Framework.
Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7

 

Overview

CRICOS Course Code 067439D (VIC)
072668D (NSW)
Duration 3 Years (6 Trimesters) Full-Time or Equivalent Part-Time
Intake March, July, November
Campus Melbourne (City)
Sydney (City)
Study mode On Campus

 


Job Prospects

Strong
 
1346

Average Weekly Pay*

 

* Based on Advertising and Marketing Professionals job outlook published at joboutlook.gov.au

 


 

Majors

Accounting Major

The Bachelor of Business, major in Accounting, provides a detailed study of the accounting discipline which includes various theories and models of accounting, the roles and traditions of accounting, internal and external financial reporting, management and financial accounting, auditing, taxation, regulatory compliance, international accounting standards and an awareness of ethical issues.

More information...

Marketing Major

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.

More information...

Management Major

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.

More information...

Digital Marketing Major

MIT’s Bachelor of Business [Major in Digital Marketing] responds directly to the needs of industry and employers and provides graduates with expanded marketing skills that incorporate technology and digital tools. The course covers all aspects of the digital marketing spectrum and teaches students how to optimise digital marketing strategies and tactics in the context of search marketing (SEO and SEM), web analytics, gamification, digital content creation, online digital consumers, email marketing and mobile marketing.

More information...

Accreditation

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.

Entry Requirement

Minimum requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
Pre-requisite: None

 

International Students - English Language Requirement

English language Proficiency testsResults Required
IELTS (Academic)Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent

 

For further information, see the links below:

How to Apply?

If you are not in Australia

All International students who are not in Australia must apply through our registered agents.

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If you are in Australia

All International students who are currently in Australia may apply directly to MIT.

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Apply by Email

Scan and email your application via email to application@mit.edu.au

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