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Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Design - MGAR02

Course Code: MGAR02
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 361543
CRICOS Code: 099008G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Design your ideal management career

Explore the intricacies of design and discover how creativity, form and function can inspire and influence; and combine it with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of business to forge a career full of meaning, purpose and quantifiable results with the Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Design double degree.

As a student of design, your job is to create an experience that is functional, beautiful, intuitive, and accessible. As a business student your challenge is learn a range of core business applications and strategies to manage positive outcomes in the context of work, organisations and business.

Combined, these two disciplines will give you the knowledge and skills to establish your own unique career pathway that reflects your passion for design within a structure based on years of business management and strategy.

Taught within a small, more personalised class, this course offers an individually tailored learning environment that ensures that each student receives the highest level of support and encouragement throughout the entire UC study journey.

Study a Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Design at UC and you will:

  • acquire theoretical knowledge to reflect critically on professional practice in the areas of business analysis, change management and implementation
  • identify the different stages of the ‘design for manufacture’ process
  • gain the knowledge and skills necessary to launch your own interaction design business or seek employment within global markets across all industries.
  • select appropriate methods, materials and processes for designing and prototyping products
  • employ innovative use of different visual and emerging media types across print, screen and packaging
  • develop effective design solutions for specific audiences
  • select appropriate methods, materials and processes for designing and prototyping products
  • learn to apply advanced 2D and 3D digital design technologies
  • acquire image-making expertise and the ability to develop visual design artefacts using a range of analogue and digital media.

Career opportunities

The UC Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Design and Media is a globally recognised qualification that will give you the knowledge, skills and qualifications to either; pursue a career working in private or public organisations or forge your own career as an entrepreneur.

Potential job opportunities that could come from studying this course include:

  • design consultant
  • design strategist
  • product designer
  • design researcher
  • digital manufacturing designer
  • advanced manufacturing designer
  • international business development manager
  • global account manager
  • import/export specialist
  • international business consultant
  • government policy adviser (international)
  • international trade coordinator
  • international management consultant
  • trade and international economics officer
  • international finance manager
  • business intelligence manager
  • international trade administrator
  • strategic planning manager
  • foreign affairs officer
  • industry association analyst
  • international insurance adviser

Enquiries

Prospective International 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
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

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 Design (Industrial Design) BDes (IndDes)
Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design) BDes (InteractionDes)
Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design) BDes (VisCommDes)
Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) BBus (Entrepreneurship&Innovation)
Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) BBus (HumanResMgt)
Bachelor of Business (International Business) BBus (IntlBus)
Bachelor of Business (Management) BBus (Mgt)
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) BBus (Mktg)
Bachelor of Business (Service Management) BBus (ServiceMgt)

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship & Innovation) Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) Bachelor of Business (Management) Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Bachelor of Business (Service Management) Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design) Bachelor of Business (International Business) Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)

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
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.


Professional Accreditation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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Course Duration

Standard 4 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.

Honours

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

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Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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