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Bachelor of Business (Executive Administration) - 255HG

Course Code: 255HG
Course Version: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
CRICOS Code: 079269G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Bachelor of Business (Executive Administration) was developed in response to demand from industry for highly skilled professionals in business management and administration. It equips students with a thorough understanding of specialised business functions, including business management, economics, finance, technology, marketing, business communications, statistics, law and people management. The final year includes two Professional Practice placement units in which the student assists an Executive Administrator in a business organisation.

This course leads to an undergraduate qualification that will enhance and broaden students' level of technical and interpersonal skills, and extend their knowledge of, and ability to analyse, various aspects of business activity in order to prepare them for future changes in the business environment.


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Current and Commencing Students

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements


Assumed Knowledge


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Course Requirements

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Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Business (Executive Administration) B Bus (ExecutiveAdmin)

Typical Study Pattern

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Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Course closed to new admission from semester 1, 2015.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
The course will provide students with
a broad knowledge of:
- the complexity of the contemporary business environment including the interaction of functional disciplines such as operations, finance, human resources, public relations and marketing, and the integrative function of management;
- the scope and application of corporate governance through the examination and analysis of the principles for ethical governance of businesses operating in the domestic and global arena;
- the human aspects of the enterprise, with a grounding in the disciplines of organisational behaviour, human resources management and business communications;
- the relationship between public relations and marketing, and the importance of developing a market orientation in the organisation;
- the management of change within an organisation;
- the legal environment of business;
- entrepreneurial practices, including the importance of corporate entrepreneurship in strategic renewal, and the relationship between organisational change and innovation;
- current technology, work practices and legislative requirements of an e-business.
Analysis and enquiry

Professionalism and social responsibility
On completing the course students should be able to:
- analyse and predict growth, demand and profitability in selected markets;
- develop and implement cost effective methods to organise and promote events and manage facilities
- identify and assess the impact and viability of a project;
- implement appropriate IT solutions for the needs of a contemporary e-business;
- identify and evaluate potential design solutions against workplace briefs for realistic production outcomes in editing and publishing.
On completing the course students should be able to:
- make a valuable contribution to strategic planning, including participating in development of the organisation's vision, mission and goals, and managing change within the organisation;
- undertake, comprehend and utilise research, evaluate its relevance to particular problems or issues, and communicate solutions to problems effectively;
- use appropriate communication for a range of work and business situations, recognising the role of perception, body language and culture in communication and dealing with others, and using appropriate strategies for one-on-one and group interactions and conflict resolution.
Analysis and enquiry

Problem Solving

Analysis and enquiry


Working independently and with others

Problem Solving

Professionalism and social responsibility
On completing the course students should be able to:
- undertake accounting and financial decision-making in an executive context;
- plan and coordinate an array of organisational capabilities to operate a business and deliver a product-service bundle to both established and emerging markets locally and internationally;
- continually review, consolidate, extend and apply the knowledge and skills they have learnt in order to develop business plans appropriate to the situation of the relevant company;
- identify and evaluate their own knowledge gaps, and address these through a variety of self-directed learning strategies.
Analysis and enquiry

Problem Solving

Working independently and with others

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.


High performing students may be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course offered at the UC Canberra campus.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2013->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal

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