Bachelor of Business

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: Self-paced, max of 10 years
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Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology

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About this course

Studying this Bachelor of Business program through Open Universities Australia will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career in business.

If you want to be able to succeed and shine in the business world, then Swinburne University’s business degree, offered through OUA, will give you the right education and training. You’ll study the gamut of business practices in the modern world, gain an understanding of key management, legal, research and business development concepts, and graduate with a solid foundation and training in effective business practices.

You’ll also be able to tailor your studies to major in economics, advertising, information and business systems, marketing or tourism management, as well as a host of specialised minors to balance or accompany your major studies.

Eligibility

Anyone can apply.

Prior learning

Applicants may be eligible for recognition of previous studies.

Areas of study

In this business degree program, you will have the opportunity to study the following majors:

  • Economics
  • Information and Business Systems
  • Marketing
  • Tourism Management
  • Advertising
  • Finance

In addition to the following minors:

  • Public Relations
  • HR Management
  • Internet Design
  • Tourism Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Analysis
  • Information and Business Systems
  • Information Systems

Study periods

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. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks. Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.

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OUA has done away with traditional semesters to give you the flexibility you need. Find out more.

How will this course advance my career?

Business knowledge and skills are highly valued across all industries, and your qualification will give you the edge you need to get ahead. Whichever major you choose, you’ll have the conceptual and practical knowledge and skills to succeed in public or private enterprise.

You could find yourself working in any industry and in any number of areas – in administration, management consultancy, economic policy analysis, financial analysis, banking, marketing, advertising, the tourism industry or in IT. With a business degree, anything is possible!

How else will I benefit from this degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne 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 HECS-HELP orFEE-HELP.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.

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Financial options

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).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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.

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