Studying this Bachelor of Business program through Open Universities Australia will give you the skills and training you need to get ahead in business.
In this broad-ranging business course, you’ll learn the fundamental principles that determine how businesses work, including business law, employment relations, accounting, economics, management, statistics and marketing.
You’ll also have the opportunity to tailor your degree to suit your career direction by majoring in human resources, management or contemporary marketing and narrow your focus further to specialisations in Chinese business, finance or occupational health, safety and environment (OHSE).
Anyone can apply.
Applicants may be able to receive recognition for previous studies completed at other institutions.
Areas of study
In this business program, you will study the following core units:
Foundations of business law
Principles of economics
Introduction to marketing
Accounting for business
In addition to these core units, students will choose 8 units from either human resources, management or contemporary marketing, and 8 units in Chinese business, finance or occupational health, safety and environment (OHSE) specialisations.
Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying.
If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks.
Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.
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An understanding of business is the key to a whole world of career opportunities. An education in business can take you virtually anywhere, from public policy to advertising, human resources, management, administration, financial analysis or recruitment. Whether you want to climb the ladder of a large corporation, run your own business or just be a great business manager, studying business can be one of the most worthwhile things you can do.
How else will I benefit from this degree?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Business from Griffith University, as if you had studied on campus.
Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
Government financial support available through FEE-HELP.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
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This course is eligible for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP), which includes HECS-HELP government financial assistance.
Alternatively, you may submit a general application, which allows you to select from a number of payment methods, including upfront payment, or deferring the cost of your studies with FEE-HELP.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.
OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.
The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.