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Bachelor of Business

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full time (2 years accelerated); 6 years part time

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    APM College of Business and Communication (RTO 41343) at Torrens University Australia

  • Location:


  • Career Outcomes:

    Office Manager | Small Business Owner | Business Manager | Project Manager | View all

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Bachelor of Business

About this course

Become a business leader of tomorrow with this innovative Bachelor of Business course.

Delivered online or on campus with APM College of Business and Communication, this degree will equip you with a solid understanding of the core business functions you need to excel.

You'll cover concepts like strategic business planning, marketing fundamentals and analysing and interpreting business environments, and most importantly, how to go about applying these skills in a real-world environment.

You'll also be given the chance to specialise your skillset with a number of electives across areas including:

  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Events
  • Tourism and hospitality

Practical work placement

This course offers you the chance to take your learning out of the classroom and into the workplace. All students must complete a compulsory work placement of at least 520 hours in an approved workplace environment.

Workload and assessment

In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires a minimum of 10 study hours per week.

Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:

  • Invigilated exams
  • Online testing
  • Individual assignments
  • Group assignments
  • Project reports
  • Presentations


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12, or equivalent, with a minimum ATAR of 60

Students applying to study at the Adelaide campus will also be required to complete a SATAC application.

All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you may study include:

Core units

  • Customer experience management
  • Understanding people and organisations
  • Business communications
  • Marketing fundamentals
  • The business environment
  • Accounting for decision making
  • Ethics and sustainability
  • Organisational creativity and innovation

Specialism subject

  • Strategic management
  • Business consulting project
  • Industry consulting project

Elective units

  • Introduction to PR writing
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • Sports marketing
  • Introduction to sport management
  • Understanding public relations
  • Event concepts and design
  • Introduction to events
  • Digital marketing communications
  • Marketing and audience research
  • Business-2-business marketing
  • Managing sport facilities
  • Managing teams
  • Sports law
  • Corporate communications
  • Advanced PR writing
  • Content creation for social media
  • Event financing and sponsorship
  • Event venue management
  • Event management and operations
  • Marketing strategy
  • Health and advocacy strategies
  • International public relations
  • Events policy and strategy
  • Sports events
  • Brand and product management
  • Human resource management
  • Wedding planning
  • Understanding advertising
  • International marketing
  • Project management
APM College of Business & Communications at Torrens University For over 25 years APM College of Business and Communications has been transforming school-leavers into industry-ready professionals!

APM places a strong emphasis on industry involvement to deliver practical business courses that offer students a distinct advantage upon graduation. APM offers recognition from industry for its courses in business, marketing, event management and more

As partners of Torrens University Australia (part of Laureate International Universities) you’ll be automatically connected with over 70 international education providers, including esteemed business schools. Enjoy the many benefits of learning at a dedicated business college and join thousands who have graduated from APM!
APM College of Business and Communication offers their students the option to study online or on campus. Students wishing to enjoy the convenience of online study will receive full access to course materials on demand. Prefer traditional on campus learning? APM have you covered with their fully facilitated campuses and small classroom sizes, giving you the attention and support you need to thrive.

Dedicated Learning and Academic Skills (LAS) support staff are on hand help you be more effective in your study and build your skills. From writing essays and reports to goal setting and exam prep – they’ll guide you through it all (available online and on campus).

Feel like your part of a community when you join their Student Representative Council. The SRC regularly get together to talk about current issues, plan events, brainstorm ways to improve your learning experience and more.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Business from APM College of Business and Communication at Torrens University Australia.

With a qualification in business under your belt, the sky's the limit. Whether you want to manage a team in a multinational company, negotiate partnerships with your industry's top players, or build your own business from the ground up, this degree will lay the foundations for success.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Torrens offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.

Students can also pay fees upfront. Other payment options may also be available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

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