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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Management - 802AA

Course Code: 802AA
Course Version: 6
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Communication and Media
School of Management
UAC Code: 362163
CRICOS Code: 056134A
ATAR 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Need a flexible leadership qualification with a range of electives?

Channel your creative energy and professional skills into helping solve real-world social issues, with a Double Degree that will hone your qualifications in subjects like accounting, economics, business law, information systems and marketing.

You’ll gain a broad understanding of management theory, be able to apply a range of business-centric problem solving techniques, and demonstrate first-rate communication skills in a smorgasbord of multi-disciplinary and cultural contexts. Cap that off with a choice of (over 50) electives and an internship stint working in your choice of specialisation, and you’ll be managing your way into career superstardom in a flash.

Combine a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management at UC and you will:

  • acquire a broad understanding of theory and practice in management
  • recognise specific problem solving contexts and be able to apply analytical and creative skills
  • demonstrate communications skills for sharing ideas and working in teams with different mixes of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds
  • study the practical aspects of the law such as in government–business relations
  • channel your creative energy and professional skills into helping solve real-world social issues.

Work-integrated learning 

In this course, you can undertake a workplace internship as part of the Faculty of Arts and Design’s commitment to supporting work integrated learning, which will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a super-confident leap into your future career.

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist for Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Management graduates in a range of sectors, including:

  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • HR
  • Communications

Course specific information

Applicants must meet normal university requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree course.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email artsanddesign.enquiries@canberra.edu.au or Phone (02) 6201 2570 or 6206 3887

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2017 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2018 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2019 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

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.

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts BA
Bachelor of Management B Mgt

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Arts

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
2017 CSP $24,500
2018 CSP $26,220

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
To provide students with a flexible preparation for many areas of vocational and professional employment, as well as the broad perspective required for informed citizenship through an in-depth understanding of three discipline areas.

The course aims to equip students with a range of skills necessary for being an independent thinker, and to improve your ability to deal confidently and effectively with complex reasoning, argumentation and divergent thinking.

Further, the course aims to develop students? capacities to analyse and evaluate complex arguments, to construct strong and convincing arguments and to communicate those arguments effectively. It also aims to develop skills needed for idea generation and creative problem solving.

The course provides foundation units in the first year to develop all the essential generic skills as listed in the UC Generic Skills Policy.

The UC Generic Skills are also developed across the three Majors. While some units in some Majors focus on a few of the Generic Skills, by the completion of a Major, all the skills have been developed. These skills are developed in a general (Foundation units) and discipline specific way (Majors and Open Electives).

The course also provides open electives from any discipline within the University of Canberra.
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.


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

3. Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions.

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

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

Course Duration

Eight semesters full-time, equivalent part-time. Maximum twenty semesters.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of International Studies; Diploma of Internatinal Studies Extended.

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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