Bachelor of Business (Management)

  • Qualification:

    Undergraduate, Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full-time

  • Start date:

    January, April, July and September. Enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    UniSA Online

  • Career Outcomes:

    General Manager | Project Manager | Management Consultant | Risk Manager |

Course Rundown

The Bachelor of Business (Management), from UniSA Online, prepares students for careers in management with a mixture of theoretical knowledge and practical, real-world skills.

Delivered by the UniSA Business School, which is ranked in the top 1% worldwide, this course provides an overview of contemporary business trends and issues affecting the modern workplace. It covers the latest management models and methods, preparing students to achieve key business objectives through successful management of people, money, resources and projects.

Through theory-based learning and real industry experience, you’ll also develop sound leadership and problem-solving skills, as well as a thorough understanding of technology as it relates to business management. 

Core concepts such as international business, economics and accounting are thoroughly covered before students move on to specialised management topics, such as business intelligence and operations, international management ethics and values, and organisational leadership and behaviour.


Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result:

Higher education study

  • Successfully completed equivalent to a minimum of half a year of full-time study of a higher education program at a recognised higher education provider

Vocational Education Training (VET)

  • Completed an award from a recognised training organisation at Certificate IV or above

Work and life experience

  • Passed a UniSA Online literacy and numeracy test and have relevant work experience, or
  • Completed a UniSA Foundations Studies program or equivalent, or
  • Qualified for Special Entry

Recent secondary education

  • Completed a secondary education qualification equivalent to SACE, such as an interstate year 12 or international qualification

In order to complete your application, we will ask you to provide supporting documents as proof of your prior study or work experience.

What You’ll Learn

In this management degree, the subjects you may study include:

  • Critical Approaches to Online Learning
  • Business and Society 
  • Accounting Principles for Business Decisions 
  • Business Law 
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Professional Development in Business 
  • Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange
  • Principles of Economics
  • Foundations of Human Resource Management 
  • Business Intelligence 
  • Management and Organisation 
  • Communication and Organisational Practices 
  • Organisational Behaviour 
  • Project Management: Principles and Strategies 
  • Business Operations
  • International Business Environment 
  • Strategic Management 
  • International Management Ethics and Values
  • Organisational Entrepreneurship
  • Organisational Leadership 
  • Managing Decision Making 

Why study with UniSA Online?

With a background spanning more than 25 years in online education, you can trust that you'll be getting a high-quality university experience when you Study On Demand with UniSA Online. Considered a leader in the field, UniSA has transformed online learning and is one of Australia's largest online education providers (2017 Department of Education). Select a 100% online course that has been created by academics and experts in online learning, who are focused on giving you the best start on your chosen career path. With all course content and assessments available online, you can Study On Demand, on your terms, on your schedule.

Student Support

Studying with UniSA Online means you can Study On Demand. You'll gain around the clock personalised support to assist you on your learning journey. Technical issues? Nervous about a looming assessment? Gain on-demand access to their helpful and dedicated team.

Whether you need help with assignments, referencing, administrative or technical support, you’ll have on-demand access to the UniSA Online team who’ll be there to support you, every step of the way.

Students will have access to the UniSA Online ‘Study Help’ hub which is packed with loads of resources, workshops and support services. With online tutor support available seven days a week, you’ll be able to get help when you need it. If you’ve got a question related to your course, you can expect to receive a response in 24 hours. You’ll also be able to retrieve a range of resources through their virtual ‘Ask the Library’ service.

Gain full control over your study and gain a career focused qualification when you learn with UniSA Online!

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this degree you will receive a Bachelor of Business (Management) from UniSA Online.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue careers as leaders in the business world. With highly developed problem-solving and management skills, you'll be equipped to gain key positions leading teams and organisations and driving business strategy.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

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

Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.

HECS-HELP 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.