Bachelor of Business (Management)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
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Duration: Self-paced; complete within 9 years
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Swinburne Online (RTO 3059)

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About this course

The Bachelor of Business (Management) offered by Swinburne Online through SEEK Learning will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career in business management.

Businesses everywhere need strong leaders to build and guide them. This business management course gives you the leadership skills and business nous to become an effective business leader and manager. In this comprehensive management degree, you'll gain the education and training to be a successful business manager.

You'll graduate with a solid foundation in the central business disciplines of accounting, marketing, strategic management and finance, plus other essential business management principles such as communication, business law, staffing, diversity and sustainability.


To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen and permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand; AND
  • Have successfully completed Year 12, or equivalent; OR
  • Hold a certificate IV qualification, or higher; OR
  • Have at least 4 years of work experience in a related field; OR
  • Have successfully completed the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Areas of study

In this management course, the units you may study include:

Core units:

  • Learning & communicating online
  • Microeconomics
  • Strategic planning in dynamic environments
  • Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship & innovation
  • Introduction to business law
  • Fundamentals of marketing
  • Integrative business practice
  • Business & society
  • Management & decision making
  • Introduction to management
  • Financial information for decision making
  • Introduction to business information systems
  • Critical thinking in management
  • Sustainable organisational design
  • Industry consulting project
  • Leadership in context
  • Organisational behaviour

Plus 8 elective units of your choosing.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Business (Management) from Swinburne University of Technology.

A business management degree is so useful and so versatile that it can literally take you anywhere. Studying a business management course is the best way in which you can get the knowledge, skills and training to discover exactly what makes a business tick, be able to make informed business decisions, control the direction of a company, and guide businesses and staff through change. Wherever you end up, you'll be a crucial part of the everyday operation and success of an organisation.

You'll be eligible for a whole host of management-level positions in organisations in the public or private sector, in administration, planning and design, project management, as a CEO, strategic management consultant or executive manager.

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

You can also pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. 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).

Find out more about government study loans here.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of Swinburne Online through SEEK Learning, your studies will be supported by online communication with tutors and other students through discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs. Swinburne Online offers an excellent tutor–student ratio and you will receive regular feedback and guidance from eLearning Advisors.

Swinburne Online’s student liaison officers are available by email and phone 7 days a week to respond to any queries or concerns you may have about your studies. They can also provide information on admissions, enrolment and re-enrolment, course advice, policies and regulations, academic assessments and any technical issues you may experience.

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