Swinburne University of Technology Online
Swinburne University of Technology Online

Bachelor of Business With a Major in Business Administration

Bachelor Degree

Course description



3 yrs - 6 yrs

Study mode



Next start date



  • This Bachelor of Business With a Major in Business Administrationis issued by Swinburne University of Technology & is identical to the on-campus degree
  • Build a range of valuable skills in marketing, finance, MYOB & leadership
  • Expert support available via phone or email 7 days a week

Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date

Online (full time)

Online (part time)

3 yrs

6 yrs


Course details

Entry requirements

Year 12, or relevant academic or work experience

Next start date
3 yrs - 6 yrs
Study mode
Education institution
Swinburne University of Technology Online (RTO 3059)
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Bachelor of Business With a Major in Business Administration

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Course content

24 units

  • Introduction to management
  • Financial information for decision making
  • Introduction to business information systems
  • Business & society
  • Advanced innovation business practice
  • Economic principles
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • Fundamentals of marketing
  • Industry consulting project
  • Strategic planning in dynamic environments
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Management & decision making
  • Learning & communicating innovative practice
  • Sustainable organisational design
  • Law of commerce
  • Marketing & communication information & decision making

You will need to complete 8 electives as part of this course. You can select your units from a range of other Swinburne Online courses.

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Entry requirements

Non-Year 12 entry

Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.

Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

Applicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success.

The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements.

Year 12 entry

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

VCE Pre-requisites:

Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score.

Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

Further information

The full Course Information Set and Whole of Institution Set are available for reference.

What you’ll learn

We’ll introduce you to a range of core business disciplines including:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Finance

You'll also graduate with an understanding of how businesses operate.

Support and delivery

Set your own timetable

Designed for maximum flexibility, this business administration course allows you to study anytime, anywhere.

There are 3 teaching periods a year, and you can enrol in 1 to 4 units every period.

On average, for a single unit, you should allow for approximately 8 hours of active learning each week. Active learning includes engaging with learning materials and activities, interaction with other students, readings and assessment tasks.

Possible study loads

Full-time: 8 units per year over 3 years

Suggested: 6 units per year over 4 years

Part-time: 4 units per year over 6 years

There are study breaks between teaching periods and over Christmas / New Year so you can take time out during your course.

Supportive, Interactive Learning

With many distance education courses, content originally designed for traditional face-to-face learning is adapted for online use, which may not always be practical.

With Swinburne Online, your course has been developed specifically for online delivery, so you get the most out of your online studies. The entire learning experience is designed to be supportive, engaging and collaborative. Your course content is supplemented by online communication technologies such as discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs.

  • Access your course throughan online learning platform
  • Excellent tutor-student ratio
  • Regular feedback and guidance from eLearning Advisors

In addition, Student Advisors are available by email and phone 7 days a week to respond to any queries you may have around your study.

These advisors will provide information on admissions, enrolment and re-enrolment, course advice, policies and regulations and academic assessments, and assist you with any technical issues you may experience.

Familiarise Yourself with Online Study

The Bachelor of Business includes a foundation unit called "Learning and Communicating Innovative Practice". This unit is especially useful if you're returning to study after a long time, or are unfamiliar with online learning.

It will help you gain skills in:

  • written and online communication
  • collaborating in individual and group work
  • critiquing and analysing information sources

Upon completion of this unit, you'll be more confident about online study.

Payment options

Study now pay later – HECS-HELP

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