Bachelor of Business (Management)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Awarded by: Charles Sturt University

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About this course

The Bachelor of Business (Management) online course offered by Charles Sturt University is a flexible program that gives you training in a range of business management areas.

Studying this course, you will gain a variety of soft and hard skills to ready you for a career in management. You will learn about finance, law, economics, marketing, operations and project management.

You will also be able to specialise in a second area through a joint study in tourism management, hospitality, psychology, advertising, banking or information systems. This allows you to tailor your education to your career goals.


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

  • Have an ATAR of 65, or equivalent


  • Have successfully completed minimum of two subjects at a university level


  • Have a certificate III or higher VET qualification, or equivalent


  • Have at least two years' relevant industry experience 


  • Have partially completed 50% or more of a TAFE diploma-level qualification


  • Have successfully completed a TAFE Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC), or bridging program

Applications for distance education and postgraduate courses are accepted all year round. Provided you are eligible for admission, your application will be held for consideration in the next available intake.


Practical work placement

This course has three workplace learning subjects to give students the opportunity to undertake a business placement. These work placements allow you to utilise your theory and put it into practice.

Areas of study

In this business management course, the subjects you will study include:

These core subjects:

  • Business economics
  • Organisations & management
  • Ethics, sustainability & culture
  • Workplace learning 1
  • Workplace learning 2
  • Workplace learning 3
  • Human resource management
  • Service operations management
  • Business strategy
  • International business management
  • Business data analysis

Plus at least three of the following electives:

  • Industrial relations in Australia
  • Business organisation law
  • E-commerce
  • Project management
  • Managing change
  • Leadership issues

And two of the following electives:

  • Accounting 1
  • Business economics
  • Communication & information management
  • Business law
  • Marketing & society

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CSU believe that learning is about more than just a degree.

How will this course advance my career?

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Management) course will have the technical skills and business acumen to qualify for management roles in both the public and private sectors. Students who choose a joint study will have specialised skills in their area of choice combined with fundamental business skills.

You might seek a job in:

  • Commerce and industry with large private companies joining a graduate training scheme
  • Small to medium sized companies filling a management or management trainee position
  • Growth service industries such as the distribution industry, leisure industry and financial services
  • Businesses as a retail store manager, or department manager
  • Careers in government, semi-government and non-profit organisations including positions as section or department manager

How else will I benefit from this bachelor degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Business (Management) from Charles Sturt University.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • CSU ranks highly for graduate employment. A recent survey showed that 87% of all CSU graduates find employment within four months of completing their degree.
  • CSU courses are developed with the utmost flexibility so students can complete their course around other commitments. You can choose to study just one subject per session or, with approval, fast-track the completion of your degree.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.

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Payment options & support

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are an Australian resident you may also be eligible to receive Austudy/Abstudy or Youth Allowance.

CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.

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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.
One of the first universities to adopt distance education study, Charles Sturt University (CSU) is Australia's leading university in online education and continues to strive for innovation and excellence in higher learning. With a track record in graduate employment and strong industry contacts, CSU offers relevant training and workplace skills at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. CSU specialises in a range of industries such as agriculture, viticulture, education, librarianship, allied health and criminology.
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.

You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.

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