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Bachelor of Business

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced, max of 10 years

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology

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What you'll learn

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.


Anyone can apply.

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
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.

Career outcomes

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

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!

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Accountant
  • Marketing Manager
  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Development Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Partnership Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or scholarships.

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).

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