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Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Arts - MGAR03

Course Code: MGAR03
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
School of Arts and Communications
UAC Code: 361544
CRICOS Code: 099026E
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 6.0, a score of not less than 7.0 in both reading and writing, and no band score below 6.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Manage everything and anything

Take the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of business and add any one of five core creative study pathways and you have one of the most structured, flexible and transferrable qualifications available - welcome to the Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Arts double degree.

This course takes the best components of a range of courses and combines them to create a powerful and adaptable qualification that covers everything from management, innovation and entrepreneurship, to Creative Writing, Journalism, Film Production and Digital Media.

This course has been designed to produce innovative, globally engaged thinkers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to to stamp their mark in dynamic working and creative environments anywhere the world.

If you desire a career in management within an industry that’s both engaging challenging, but still unsure if which direction to focus on, then the UC Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts will help ensure that you have all future bases covered.

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

  • acquire theoretical knowledge to reflect critically on professional practice in the areas of business analysis, change management and implementation
  • select a creative degree award in which to focus your studies on
  • integrate theory and practice in entrepreneurship and innovation, and articulate the impacts of recent developments within the field
  • critically evaluate a range of core business skills to find solutions to future work challenges in legal, economic and global business environments
  • participate in international work and study experiences
  • develop experience of professional management in work and organisations demonstrating creativity and initiative in new situations
  • complete engaging hands-on units within industry organisations
  • build strong industry relationships and networks.

Career opportunities

The UC Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Art is a globally recognised qualification that is both flexible and transferrable across a wide range of industries. Graduates of this course possess a clear understanding of business management and strategy, combined with a comprehensive insight in how to use creativity to add value to any business or organisation.

As a result, this qualification opens the door to many career pathways including:

  • international business development manager
  • global account manager
  • author
  • copywriter
  • journalist
  • playwright
  • screenwriter
  • scriptwriter
  • communications manager
  • publisher
  • editor
  • media analyst
  • technical writer
  • international project manager
  • campaign manager
  • international consultant
  • journalist
  • international development worker
  • policy officer
  • community development educator
  • program analyst
  • company director
  • tourism manager
  • filmmaker
  • creative producer
  • director
  • screenwriter
  • first assistant director
  • director of photography
  • editor
  • sound designer
  • production designer
  • costume designer
  • production manager
  • camera operator
  • sound recorder
  • props master
  • special effects supervisor
  • digital imaging technician
  • international management consultant
  • trade and international economics officer
  • international finance manager
  • business intelligence manager
  • international trade administrator
  • itrategic planning manager
  • foreign affairs officer
  • industry association analyst
 

Enquiries

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

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 Arts (Creative Writing) BA (CreativeWrtg)
Bachelor of Arts (Culture and Heritage) BA (Cult&Herit)
Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media) BA (DigitalMedia)
Bachelor of Arts (Film Production) BA (FilmProd)
Bachelor of Arts (Global Studies) BA (GlobalSt)
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)

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Arts (Culture and Heritage) Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship & Innovation) Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) Bachelor of Business (Management) Bachelor of Arts (Film Production) Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media) Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) Bachelor of Arts (Global Studies) Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Bachelor of Business (Service Management) Bachelor of Business (International Business)

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 year 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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