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Bachelor of Management - 394AA

Course Code: 394AA
Course Version: 6
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Business
UAC Code: 361363
CRICOS Code: 003191G
Lowest Selection Rank: 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Be the graduate employers are looking for

Our Bachelor of Management will teach you what it takes to be an effective manager in today’s world. As well as learning key skills in the areas of critical thinking, data interpretation, teamwork, communication and leadership we will teach you the broader social and political context in which to apply them. You will graduate equally confident to manage in the private, public and not for profit sectors.

Study a Bachelor of Management at UC and you will:

  • major in one of four specialist areas: government and politics; management, governance and policy; public sector management; and entrepreneurial management
  • receive a broad first year introduction to the ABC of management in a contemporary social and political context
  • gain specialist knowledge grounded in core management skills
  • be able to customise your degree to include a second major in business or other area of study that interests you.

Career opportunities

  • Business analyst
  • Policy maker
  • Public sector manager
  • Operations manager
  • Management consultant
  • Public servant

Work-integrated learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Majors

Students studying the Bachelor of Management select one of the following four core majors depending on their area of interest and career goals.

Public Sector Management

This major provides specific insight for those intending to pursue a management career in the public sector and covers a broad range of practical management skills including governance, organisational performance, development of public policy, and change management.

Government & Politics

This major extends your knowledge of government and politics by introducing you to the political nature of interaction between the governments and the business, public and non-government sectors. 

Management, Governance & Policy

This major extends your knowledge of public sector management, governance and the policy process. You will be introduced to how countries are administered and how governments exercise their powers, build trust and work in partnership with community and private sector organisations.

Entrepreneurial Management

This major extends your knowledge of entrepreneurial management by exploring the work of public and private sector business leaders and organisations and how they plan, produce, market and distribute products and services in a rapidly changing business environment.

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Management B Mgt

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      Placement: The unit involves an internship, practicum or other work place experience program. Some on-campus, face to face activity may also be required.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.
      Research Project: The unit is focused on the delivery of a research project. Attendance at regular classes is not required, however some on-campus, face to face activity may be necessary.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,500
2020 CSP $32,300

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
1. Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Management will have acquired a broad understanding of theory and practice in management. Analysis and inquiry:
ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Communication:
ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working independently and with others:
ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.
2. They will have specialised in an area of management such as commerce, finance, information technology, governance, organisational performance, leadership, or change management students will have developed advanced skills in aspects of management such as accounting, human resources management, business analysis or communications. Students will have the ability to further develop skills and knowledge within the practice of management. As above for management specialisations.
3. Students will be able to recognise specific problem solving contexts and be able to apply analytical and creative skills, demonstrating communications skills for sharing ideas and working in teams with different mixes of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds. Problem solving:
ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate solutions, implement solutions.

Working independently and with others:
ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.

Analysis and inquiry:
ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Communication:
ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
4. Graduates can be expected to be creative and responsible in their application of their acquired knowledge and skills as they respond to changing management practice. Analysis and inquiry:
ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Professionalism and social responsibility:
in particular the capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.

Course Duration

6 semesters full-time or equivalent part-time. maximum 20 semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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