Marketing is more than your message. It’s key to how a business reaches its goals. Marketing strategy guides what you sell and how you sell it. A career in marketing is versatile. It’s dynamic and in demand. Marketing graduates from MIT have the skills employers want. Strong communication, strategic knowledge and commercial thinking.


DURATION

3 years (6 trimesters) full-time or equivalent part-time

INTAKES

March, July, November

VTAC CODE

9470194732 (DFP), 9470194733 (IFP)

UAC CODE

570110

LOCATION

Melbourne, Sydney

AQF LEVEL

Level 7
DURATION 3 years (6 trimesters) full-time or equivalent part-time
INTAKES March, July, November
VTAC CODE 9470194732 (DFP), 9470194733 (IFP)
UAC CODE 570110
LOCATION Melbourne, Sydney
AQF LEVEL Level 7

STAY UP TO SPEED WITH MODERN BUSINESS

Study a Bachelor of Business at MIT’s Sydney or Melbourne Campus next semester. After one year of broad business education, students specialise with a major in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Management or Accounting.

Bachelor of Business - Marketing teaches you essential business principles and how marketing fits into the bigger picture.

The field of marketing is moving rapidly, but the core principles of product, price, place and promotion remain the same. This course gives you a wide angle lens on the landscape and an education that will stay relevant over time.

Learn the art of persuasion. Hone your communication skills. And find out how to deliver strategic marketing campaigns that get results. 

THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

  • A VERSATILE DEGREE

    Whether you want to work at a leading firm or be your own boss, marketing is a valuable degree.

  • IN-DEMAND KNOWLEDGE

    Learn to create content, program ads and develop strategies using the latest tools on the market.

  • THEORY AND PRACTICE

    Our learning approach is highly practical. You’ll continually put theory into action. This keeps things exciting and prepares you for the workplace.

  • CHOOSE YOUR PATH

    Choose electives from digital marketing, accounting, or entrepreneurship to create your dream career path.

  • MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

    Get core skills in market research and principles that last your entire career, no matter what fads come and go.

  • DEVELOP FRESH THINKING

    Learn to think outside the box. Collaborate with students across disciplines in an environment that echoes real life.

A VERSATILE DEGREE

Whether you want to work at a leading firm or be your own boss, marketing is a valuable degree.

IN-DEMAND KNOWLEDGE

Learn to create content, program ads and develop strategies using the latest tools on the market.

THEORY AND PRACTICE

Our learning approach is highly practical. You’ll continually put theory into action. This keeps things exciting and prepares you for the workplace.

CHOOSE YOUR PATH

Choose electives from digital marketing, accounting, or entrepreneurship to create your dream career path.

MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

Get core skills in market research and principles that last your entire career, no matter what fads come and go.

DEVELOP FRESH THINKING

Learn to think outside the box. Collaborate with students across disciplines in an environment that echoes real life.

CAREER PATHS

A Bachelor of Business - Major in Marketing is a ticket to the industry of your choice. Graduates find entry level jobs in agencies, in-house at large and small organisations.

Career roles include:

  • Marketing Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Brand manager
  • Media Planner
  • SEO and SEM Strategist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Content Marketing Manager
  • Writer or Copywriter
  • Event planner
  • Public Relations
  • Communications Strategist
 

Compare this with Career Paths on the other BBus majors:

STUDY MARKETING AT MIT

As business becomes increasingly digital, so does marketing. The field is increasingly data-driven. The Bachelor of Business - Major in Marketing course offers a blend of units to help you develop skills in areas including social media marketing, digital marketing, product innovation and commercialisation.

Rapid change is inevitable so we equip you with principles that allow you to analyse new developments. As a smaller, more agile institution Melbourne Institute of Technology is more able to adapt to the market.

This versatile degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers, from marketing strategy, advertising and media planning & buying, to sales, PR, marketing research and analytics.

If you enjoy nurturing relationships, understanding customer behaviour and building brands, this is the course for you.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACCREDITATION

MIT’s courses are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). TEQSA is Australia’s independent national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education in Australia.

ACS Accredited Cyber Security Courses

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing major) is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute. After successfully completing the course, graduates will be eligible to apply for associate membership of AMI.

ACS Accredited Cyber Security Courses

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards, and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. The CIM is the only marketing body allowed to award Chartered Marketer status internationally.

The AMI and CIM are two of the world’s leading professional marketing bodies, with CIM serving as a leading professional body in the United Kingdom since 1911. Marketing practitioners with Chartered status are distinguished as coveted professionals in their field, and it enhances their career prospects globally.

COURSE STRUCTURE

All students complete general business education in their first year before choosing a specialism.

As you progress through your course, your knowledge will become more focussed on your chosen major field. This is put into action in your final year industry-based project.

A typical course outline might look like:

Trimester 1
Core
Core
Core
Core
Trimester 2
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Trimester 3
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Trimester 4
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Elective
Trimester 5
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Elective
Trimester 6
Major stream
Elective
Elective
Industry project

Four units per trimester is a full time load. All units are the same weight.

COURSE UNITS

Bachelor of Business - Marketing

Common Core Units

Major Stream - Marketing

Students are to select from the list of Business Electives. Students must complete the prerequisite/s (if any) prior to undertaking a unit.

Electives

Any Bachelor of Business unit from another specialisation stream may be taken as an elective, subject to meeting pre- and co-requisites. The following units are recommended, however, not all electives may be available in all trimesters:

Please note:

  • The third year Industry Project is mandatory. During the project, a personal development session will be offered to help you source and execute the project.
  • If a third party is required to find a project, you will incur a fee. An indicative fee is $350 plus GST.
  • The program is available for each intake; however, some units of study are subject to quotas and minimum enrolment requirements.
  • Not all units of study are available every trimester, and changes in program structure occur from time to time.
  • 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.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

The Bachelor of Business major in Marketing aims to provide graduates who will:

  • Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of theoretical and practical marketing and business applications in the global context;
  • Be able to critically evaluate marketing alternatives and have the confidence to propose and apply effective and/or creative solutions;
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the process of creating, communicating, delivering and exchanging offerings that have value to customers;
  • Be able to plan, implement, control and evaluate marketing strategies, tactics and operations through critical marketing research and data analysis and respond to marketing challenges;
  • Be able to work effectively in a team environment and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to others in different contexts: organisational, industry and globally;
  • Be able to apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility and ability to use cutting edge technology with a marketing context;
  • Achieve a professional credential that will be recognised and valued globally;
  • Exercise critical thinking and problem solving and be able to analyse complex marketing issues;
  • Exhibit The MIT Graduate attributes

 

AQF Level 7

Summary:

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for professional work and/or further learning.

Knowledge:

Graduates at this level will have broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge with depth in one or more disciplines or areas of practice [K1]

Skills:

Graduates at this level will have well-developed cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply methods and technologies to:

  1. Analyse and evaluate information to complete a range of activities [S1]
  2. Analyse, generate and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems [S2]
  3. Transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to others [S3]

Application of knowledge and skills:

Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility: Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility:

  1. In contexts that require self-directed work and learning [A1]
  2. Within broad parameters to provide specialist advice and functions [A2]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet the academic entry requirements including prerequisites for their chosen course, and;

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirement for their chosen course, and;

Domestic Applicants must be 17 years of age as at the commencement date of their chosen course or unit.

Admission criteria for applicants with recent secondary education

Applicants with recent secondary education are those who completed Year 12 within the last two years. You’ll need to satisfy the following requirements:

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

Prerequisites for students from Victoria:

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English in VCE or equivalent;

Prerequisites for students from New South Wales:

Band 2 or higher in any English in HSC;

Admission Criteria for Non-year 12 Applicants

Non-year 12 Prerequisite

Compulsory: As for Year 12 or equivalent.

Applicants with higher education study

Applicants are eligible for admission if they’ve completed full-time equivalent higher education study (the number of units or courses will vary depending on your previous institution; however, this is equivalent to 4 units at MIT).

If you don't meet this requirement, we'll assess your admission on the basis of your previous academic history, which may include your higher education study results, Year 12 or equivalent study scores, and your personal statement.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You 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 you’ve 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. You should provide any aspect of your personal history that may support your 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

You're eligible to apply if you've completed a Foundation Studies or Tertiary Preparatory program at a university, TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

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 the qualification 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 Academic

Overall score 6.0
(no band less than 5.5)

TOFEL ibt

Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11,  Speaking 17, Writing 20

PTE Academic

Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)

Cambridge CAE

CAE score of 169 ( no band less than 162)

Pathways

TAFE/VET Diploma and Advanced Diploma 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 provides 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.

For further information, see the links below:

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDENT PROFILE

The table below gives an indication of the peer cohort for new students at Melbourne Institute of Technology. It provides data on students who commenced Bachelor of Business in the academic year 2020. This includes 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 [2022]
Number of students Percentage of all students
(A) Past higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
15 4.93%
(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study L/N L/N
(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)
288 94.74%
(D) Work and life experience (Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above) L/N L/N
International Students 278 91.45%
All Students 304 100.0%

Applicant background - Full year intake [2022]

[Number of students | Percentage of all students]

(A) Past higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)

15

4.93%

(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study

L/N

L/N

(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)

288

94.74%

(D) Work and life experience (Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above)

L/N

L/N

International Students

278

91.45%

All Students

304

100.0%

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.

Read our institute-wide student profile

FEE INFORMATION

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Read more about FEE-HELP or visit Study Assist.

Tuition Fees

For 2022-23 fee information visit the tuition fee page.

Financial Assistance

Youth and student allowances

For details on Youth Allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY, visit Human Services.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What do marketers do?

Marketers (sometimes called Marketing Specialists) develop strategies to promote brands, their products and services.  They will use data analysis, conduct market research, competitor research, content marketing and digital and print campaigns to raise customer awareness and generate sales for the company.

How much do marketing specialists earn?

Experienced marketing specialists can expect to earn upwards of $85,000 p.a.  Marketing Specialists with in-demand skills and experience in areas of market research, marketing strategy, and product development are expected to be in high demand and will be able to attract higher salaries.

How can I get a job in marketing?

A marketing degree is the perfect entry to a career in marketing.  It will teach you the latest tools and strategies to get maximum results from your marketing campaigns.  If you’re starting out, a degree from a reputable institution, with lots of practical, hands on skill development, like MIT, shows employers that you’re willing to learn and take on challenges.

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1: Check the course entry requirements.

  • Make sure you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course.

Step 2: What to include with your application?

  • Evidence of completion of your previous studies that is award certificates or transcript with completion confirmed.
  • Proof of identity—for example, your passport or birth certificate or citizenship.
  • Evidence of English language skills (if you completed studies from a non-English speaking country).
  • Proof of your permanent residency or citizenship if you were born overseas.

Certifying your academic documents

You should provide certified copies of your academic and other essential documents at the time of application.

Step 3: Apply

Apply direct to MIT using our direct Application Portal. The following applicants should apply directly:

  • Postgraduate applicants
  • Non-current Year 12 applicants

Current Year 12 students (VIC)

If you are a Year 12 student from VIC, you should apply through VTAC. VTAC applications are made online through the VTAC website. To learn more about the application process, visit VTAC.

Apply via VTAC

Current Year 12 students (NSW)

If you are a Year 12 student from NSW, you should apply through UAC. UAC applications are made online through the UAC website. To learn more about the application process, visit the UAC website

Apply via UAC

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 a direct offer or VTAC offer, you will need to attend the Offer acceptance and Enrolment on the 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.

STUDY MARKETING AT MIT

As business becomes increasingly digital, so does marketing. The field is increasingly data-driven. The Bachelor of Business - Major in Marketing course offers a blend of units to help you develop skills in areas including social media marketing, digital marketing, product innovation and commercialisation.

Rapid change is inevitable so we equip you with principles that allow you to analyse new developments. As a smaller, more agile institution Melbourne Institute of Technology is more able to adapt to the market.

This versatile degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers, from marketing strategy, advertising and media planning & buying, to sales, PR, marketing research and analytics.

If you enjoy nurturing relationships, understanding customer behaviour and building brands, this is the course for you.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACCREDITATION

MIT’s courses are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). TEQSA is Australia’s independent national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education in Australia.

ACS Accredited Cyber Security Courses

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing major) is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute. After successfully completing the course, graduates will be eligible to apply for associate membership of AMI.

ACS Accredited Cyber Security Courses

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards, and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. The CIM is the only marketing body allowed to award Chartered Marketer status internationally.

The AMI and CIM are two of the world’s leading professional marketing bodies, with CIM serving as a leading professional body in the United Kingdom since 1911. Marketing practitioners with Chartered status are distinguished as coveted professionals in their field, and it enhances their career prospects globally.

COURSE STRUCTURE

All students complete general business education in their first year before choosing a specialism.

As you progress through your course, your knowledge will become more focussed on your chosen major field. This is put into action in your final year industry-based project.

A typical course outline might look like:

Trimester 1
Core
Core
Core
Core
Trimester 2
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Trimester 3
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Trimester 4
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Elective
Trimester 5
Major stream
Major stream
Major stream
Elective
Trimester 6
Major stream
Elective
Elective
Industry project

Four units per trimester is a full time load. All units are the same weight.

COURSE UNITS

Bachelor of Business - Marketing

Common Core Units

Major Stream - Marketing

Students are to select from the list of Business Electives. Students must complete the prerequisite/s (if any) prior to undertaking a unit.

Electives

Any Bachelor of Business unit from another specialisation stream may be taken as an elective, subject to meeting pre- and co-requisites. The following units are recommended, however, not all electives may be available in all trimesters:

Please note:

  • The third year Industry Project is mandatory. During the project, a personal development session will be offered to help you source and execute the project.
  • If a third party is required to find a project, you will incur a fee. An indicative fee is $350 plus GST.
  • The program is available for each intake; however, some units of study are subject to quotas and minimum enrolment requirements.
  • Not all units of study are available every trimester, and changes in program structure occur from time to time.
  • 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.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

The Bachelor of Business major in Marketing aims to provide graduates who will:

  • Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of theoretical and practical marketing and business applications in the global context;
  • Be able to critically evaluate marketing alternatives and have the confidence to propose and apply effective and/or creative solutions;
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the process of creating, communicating, delivering and exchanging offerings that have value to customers;
  • Be able to plan, implement, control and evaluate marketing strategies, tactics and operations through critical marketing research and data analysis and respond to marketing challenges;
  • Be able to work effectively in a team environment and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to others in different contexts: organisational, industry and globally;
  • Be able to apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility and ability to use cutting edge technology with a marketing context;
  • Achieve a professional credential that will be recognised and valued globally;
  • Exercise critical thinking and problem solving and be able to analyse complex marketing issues;
  • Exhibit The MIT Graduate attributes

 

AQF Level 7

Summary:

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for professional work and/or further learning.

Knowledge:

Graduates at this level will have broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge with depth in one or more disciplines or areas of practice [K1]

Skills:

Graduates at this level will have well-developed cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply methods and technologies to:

  1. Analyse and evaluate information to complete a range of activities [S1]
  2. Analyse, generate and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems [S2]
  3. Transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to others [S3]

Application of knowledge and skills:

Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility: Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility:

  1. In contexts that require self-directed work and learning [A1]
  2. Within broad parameters to provide specialist advice and functions [A2]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet the academic entry requirements including prerequisites for their chosen course, and;

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirement for their chosen course, and;

Domestic Applicants must be 17 years of age as at the commencement date of their chosen course or unit.

Admission criteria for applicants with recent secondary education

Applicants with recent secondary education are those who completed Year 12 within the last two years. You’ll need to satisfy the following requirements:

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

Prerequisites for students from Victoria:

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English in VCE or equivalent;

Prerequisites for students from New South Wales:

Band 2 or higher in any English in HSC;

Admission Criteria for Non-year 12 Applicants

Non-year 12 Prerequisite

Compulsory: As for Year 12 or equivalent.

Applicants with higher education study

Applicants are eligible for admission if they’ve completed full-time equivalent higher education study (the number of units or courses will vary depending on your previous institution; however, this is equivalent to 4 units at MIT).

If you don't meet this requirement, we'll assess your admission on the basis of your previous academic history, which may include your higher education study results, Year 12 or equivalent study scores, and your personal statement.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You 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 you’ve 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. You should provide any aspect of your personal history that may support your 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

You're eligible to apply if you've completed a Foundation Studies or Tertiary Preparatory program at a university, TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

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 the qualification 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 Academic

Overall score 6.0
(no band less than 5.5)

TOFEL ibt

Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11,  Speaking 17, Writing 20

PTE Academic

Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)

Cambridge CAE

CAE score of 169 ( no band less than 162)

Pathways

TAFE/VET Diploma and Advanced Diploma 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 provides 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.

For further information, see the links below:

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDENT PROFILE

The table below gives an indication of the peer cohort for new students at Melbourne Institute of Technology. It provides data on students who commenced Bachelor of Business in the academic year 2020. This includes 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 [2022]
Number of students Percentage of all students
(A) Past higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
15 4.93%
(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study L/N L/N
(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)
288 94.74%
(D) Work and life experience (Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above) L/N L/N
International Students 278 91.45%
All Students 304 100.0%

Applicant background - Full year intake [2022]

[Number of students | Percentage of all students]

(A) Past higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)

15

4.93%

(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study

L/N

L/N

(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)

288

94.74%

(D) Work and life experience (Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above)

L/N

L/N

International Students

278

91.45%

All Students

304

100.0%

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.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What do marketers do?

Marketers (sometimes called Marketing Specialists) develop strategies to promote brands, their products and services.  They will use data analysis, conduct market research, competitor research, content marketing and digital and print campaigns to raise customer awareness and generate sales for the company.

How much do marketing specialists earn?

Experienced marketing specialists can expect to earn upwards of $85,000 p.a.  Marketing Specialists with in-demand skills and experience in areas of market research, marketing strategy, and product development are expected to be in high demand and will be able to attract higher salaries.

How can I get a job in marketing?

A marketing degree is the perfect entry to a career in marketing.  It will teach you the latest tools and strategies to get maximum results from your marketing campaigns.  If you’re starting out, a degree from a reputable institution, with lots of practical, hands on skill development, like MIT, shows employers that you’re willing to learn and take on challenges.

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1: Check the course entry requirements.

  • Make sure you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course.

Step 2: What to include with your application?

  • Evidence of completion of your previous studies that is award certificates or transcript with completion confirmed.
  • Proof of identity—for example, your passport or birth certificate or citizenship.
  • Evidence of English language skills (if you completed studies from a non-English speaking country).
  • Proof of your permanent residency or citizenship if you were born overseas.

Certifying your academic documents

You should provide certified copies of your academic and other essential documents at the time of application.

Step 3: Apply

Apply direct to MIT using our direct Application Portal. The following applicants should apply directly:

  • Postgraduate applicants
  • Non-current Year 12 applicants

Current Year 12 students (VIC)

If you are a Year 12 student from VIC, you should apply through VTAC. VTAC applications are made online through the VTAC website. To learn more about the application process, visit VTAC.

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Current Year 12 students (NSW)

If you are a Year 12 student from NSW, you should apply through UAC. UAC applications are made online through the UAC website. To learn more about the application process, visit the UAC website

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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 a direct offer or VTAC offer, you will need to attend the Offer acceptance and Enrolment on the 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.

INDUSTRY PROJECTS

Test yourself like never before

In the final year, students consolidate their learning through a capstone project (BB330).

This industry-based project is designed to provide students with real-world experience. The Industry Experience unit will require you to undertake project work for 150 hours in one trimester.

You’ll work with an actual business client and use what you’ve learned. Tackle and solve problems with technical and creative skills. This project shows you what the real world is like and gives you experience you can share in job interviews.

Our past students have worked on projects, such as these:

  • HEALTH AND SAFETY :Development of Market Segmentation and Analysis for an OH&S App to send warnings if tradies are taking undue risks.
  • RIDE-SHARE FINANCIAL MODELING : Developing a three financial statements forecast financial model for a ride-share company.  
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PRICING MODEL :Analysing pricing models and researching an HR payroll system for an environmentally-driven project. 
  • SANITATION : Developing a marketing plan and digital marketing strategy for an environmentally sustainable Sanitation Project.
  • EDUCATION : Developing a digital marketing strategy to support international students' wellbeing.
  • TRAVEL: Research and integration of a customer relationship management system for the travel industry.

OUR STAFF ARE LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Jay Hays

Deputy Head of School - School of Business & Course Coordinator Undergraduate Programs

Creator of numerous innovations and recipient of international awards, Professor Jay Hays brings a lifetime of international and cross-cultural experience to MIT, having lived and worked outside of Australia in Germany, Italy, Malaysia, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America.

Jay has held senior positions in academia, private industry, and the public sector running programs and projects across the globe. Trusted consultant and advisor to executives and management teams, Jay has a broad portfolio of strategic, operational, and interpersonal skills and knowledge, with particular strengths in planning, business process re-engineering, and professional development. Jay’s areas in research, teaching, and consulting span leadership and leadership development; organisational effectiveness and change; teamwork and collaboration; and sustainability. He is a recognised authority in professional and practice-based learning / Work-Integrated Learning.

Author of two books, two research monographs, and 60+ peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers, Jay remains research-active and is a keen supervisor of Higher Degree by Research students. His current research and curricular activities focus on the development of higher-order thinking capabilities and dispositions, disruptive development, and sustainable learning and education.

SIVA K. K. MUTHALY

Coordinator – Master of Business Research & Discipline Leader Marketing and Digital Marketing

Siva is a passionate educator with more than thirty years in academia, specialising in marketing, research and innovation.

He has published widely on social media, digital marketing, international entry mode strategies and their ramifications for developing economies of the ASEAN region.

He has a passion for qualitative and quantitative research as the beating heart of the marketing discipline.

At MIT, he is the Coordinator – Master of Business Research & Discipline Leader Marketing and Digital Marketing and has been instrumental in leading the faculty to offer new market-driven courses.

Before teaching at MIT, Siva held senior academic positions at RMIT, Swinburne, Monash and the University of Newcastle. He was Dean of Business in a leading private university in Malaysia. Outside of academia, he has consulted to companies including Mercedes Benz.

OUR STAFF ARE LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Meet Professor
Jay Hays
Deputy Head of School - School of Business & Course Coordinator Undergraduate Programs

Jay Hays

Deputy Head of School - School of Business & Course Coordinator Undergraduate Programs

Creator of numerous innovations and recipient of international awards, Professor Jay Hays brings a lifetime of international and cross-cultural experience to MIT, having lived and worked outside of Australia in Germany, Italy, Malaysia, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America.

Jay has held senior positions in academia, private industry, and the public sector running programs and projects across the globe. Trusted consultant and advisor to executives and management teams, Jay has a broad portfolio of strategic, operational, and interpersonal skills and knowledge, with particular strengths in planning, business process re-engineering, and professional development. Jay’s areas in research, teaching, and consulting span leadership and leadership development; organisational effectiveness and change; teamwork and collaboration; and sustainability. He is a recognised authority in professional and practice-based learning / Work-Integrated Learning.

Author of two books, two research monographs, and 60+ peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers, Jay remains research-active and is a keen supervisor of Higher Degree by Research students. His current research and curricular activities focus on the development of higher-order thinking capabilities and dispositions, disruptive development, and sustainable learning and education.

Meet Professor
SIVA K. K. MUTHALY
Coordinator & Discipline Leader

SIVA K. K. MUTHALY

Coordinator – Master of Business Research & Discipline Leader Marketing and Digital Marketing

Siva is a passionate educator with more than thirty years in academia, specialising in marketing, research and innovation.

He has published widely on social media, digital marketing, international entry mode strategies and their ramifications for developing economies of the ASEAN region.

He has a passion for qualitative and quantitative research as the beating heart of the marketing discipline.

At MIT, he is the Coordinator – Master of Business Research & Discipline Leader Marketing and Digital Marketing and has been instrumental in leading the faculty to offer new market-driven courses.

Before teaching at MIT, Siva held senior academic positions at RMIT, Swinburne, Monash and the University of Newcastle. He was Dean of Business in a leading private university in Malaysia. Outside of academia, he has consulted to companies including Mercedes Benz.

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