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Bachelor of Applied Economics/Bachelor of Management - 946AA

Course Code: 946AA
Course Version: 3
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society
Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 361083
CRICOS Code: 061874M
Selection Rank: 70
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Apply yourself to an economical management career

If you’re looking to fast-track your career in either the public or private sector, this qualification will help you develop advanced skills in all aspects of management, including in accounting, IT, marketing, business law and economic development.

You’ll not only gain an impressive CV ‘perk’ in economic theory, you’ll be able to adeptly mentor staff from a range of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds (considered a HR job?) and your well-rounded skill-set will prepare you for a high-level career in the business admin, international business or policy development arenas.

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

  • develop a deeper understanding of the workings of the economy and gain a strong core of knowledge in economic theory
  • develop the skills to identify and analyse economic problems and apply economic theory and critical thinking to find and evaluate solutions
  • be able to interpret economic information and confidently analyse economic data and provide advice to various stakeholders
  • acquire a broad understanding of theory and practice in management
  • be able to recognise specific problem solving contexts and apply your analytical and creative skills
  • demonstrate the communications skills for sharing ideas and work in teams with different mixes of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds.

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.

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist for Bachelor of Applied Economics / Bachelor of Management graduates in a range of job fields, including in:

  • Policy development
  • Public policy
  • Managers in the public and private sector.

Course specific information

Applicants must meet normal university requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University's admissions committee.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

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 Applied Economics BAppEc
Bachelor of Management B Mgt

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Applied Economics

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

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

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,500

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
- The degree provides students with a strong core of knowledge in economic theory. - Students will learn to apply economic theory in the analysis of a wide-array of problems and real life situations. Problem Solving - ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.
- Students will develop a deeper understanding of the workings of the economy. - Students will understand how different economic agents (such as consumers and producers) interact in the market and how government intervention affects their behaviour. Analysis and Inquiry - ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.
Students will develop the skills to write economic reports (individually or in groups) and communicate their ideas (and findings) through oral presentations. Communication - ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.
Students will develop the skills to identify economic problems and apply critical thinking to find and evaluate solutions. Problem Solving - ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions. Working Independently and with Others - ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively.
Students will be able to interpret economic information and confidently analyse economic data and provide advice to various stakeholders. Analysis and Inquiry - ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way. Professionalism and Social Responsibility - capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefits 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.
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

Standard eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty-four semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Bachelor of Applied Economics (943AA) Bachelor of Management (394AA)

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 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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