Bachelor of Business (Management)
CRICOS Course Code: 072493M
The Bachelor of Business (Management) aims to produce graduates with the skills and knowledge to work in middle management roles in a variety of public and private industries. Managers play a vital role in all organisations as they are responsible for organisation growth and development. This program will develop business and leadership skills and give students the ability to manage people and organisations successfully. The degree ensures that students have the opportunity to develop essential business skills and knowledge including finance and marketing principles, business law and sound well-developed management skills.
The estimated annual enrolment into the Bachelor of Business (Management) is 250 students.
On successful completion of this course, students are awarded the Bachelor of Business (Management). The course meets the Australian Qualifications Framework specifications for a Level 7 bachelor degree.
Core Knowledge in Business
The Bachelor of Business (Management) incorporates the Core Body of Knowledge in Business that is recommended by the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).
Students may be able to shorten the length of this course through qualifications obtained from other formal studies. AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other registered training organisation and education providers may be recognised by CIC Higher Education. Students who wish to apply for Advanced Standing should contact the College for information on eligibility.
Professional & Community Engagement
Business professionals are invited as guest speakers to speak at various lectures. Guest speakers add value in the practical aspect of the course work. These speakers will also assist students understand future management responsibilities.
Industry relevant material
The applied components of the course incorporate material that is specifically relevant for the business management industry. In the computer laboratories, students gain experience with business planning, analysis and statistical packages; they also gain experience with other computer programs such as MS Excel. The course will emphasise a creative and innovative approach to Business education as the key to competitiveness in a dynamic and global economy. It is intended that the course would consist of a combination of both domestic and international students. Students should gain benefits from a broad range of cultural diversity and life experiences of their fellow students.
Students gain key skills and significant experience in collaborative learning, and gain theoretical knowledge in the underpinnings of business. They also gain key skills in research, using both online and library materials. All of these factors will help graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Management) to be lifelong learners.
Mode of Delivery
The course is offered on a full-time basis. Delivery of the course is on-campus. Units are delivered in a lecture and tutorial format. Please refer to the Student Workload Policy and Student Workload Procedure.
The Bachelor of Business (Management) is a three – year course, delivered over twelve six-week teaching terms (the equivalent of six semesters) on a full-time basis. There are five intakes per year, in January, March, May, August and October.
To meet the requirements for graduation, all students must successfully complete 24 units.
Six core units:
Four core units:
Six core units:
First year – two elective units comprising:
- two x 100, 200, 300 or 400 coded electives.
Second year – four elective units comprising:
- two x 100, 200, 300 or 400 coded electives, and
- two x 300 or 400 coded electives.
Third year – two elective units comprising of:
- two x 500 or 600 coded electives.
The types of assessment permitted at CIC may include the following:
- Closed or open-book examinations
- Written essays, case studies or business reports/proposals or projects
- Oral presentations or oral examinations
- Multiple choice or true/false tests, quizzes or examinations
- Peer assessment & group based work
- Industry based assessments.
Other types of assessment may be allowed at CIC following approval by the Dean.
Please refer to our Assessment Policy for further information.
Opportunities for Further Study
Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Business (Management) can apply to study a number of postgraduate qualifications in Australia and abroad.
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (Management), students will have gained the skills and knowledge to work in a management role within a business or organisation.
The Bachelor of Business (Management) aims to produce graduates with the skills and knowledge to work in junior or middle management roles in a variety of public and private industries.
This course incorporates core knowledge in Business and Management. The course is structured such that it incorporates the Core Body of Knowledge recommended by the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). The course comprises a 16 Unit major sequence providing depth of knowledge with breadth being provided through the 8 electives required for completion of the degree.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Management) will:
• Think creatively with an ability to critically evaluate concepts and ideas and generate effective and innovative solutions.
• Possess depth in management knowledge with a focus on leadership skill and display the capacity and strategies to engage with the process of continuous independent and collaborative learning.
• Have developed skills to apply logic and rationale to analyse complex issues and to creatively solve problems through intelligent decision making.
• Possess the ability to communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose.
Application of Knowledge and Skills
Graduates of a Bachelor of Business (Management) will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:
• Through their capacity for technical awareness and adaptability combined with their ability to research, synthesize and communicate relevant information.
• Through a strong foundation in management & leadership knowledge with the ability to draw on this knowledge and apply it in a business environment.
• To effectively contribute to the industry as an individual or as part of a group with the poise, behaviour and ethical standing expected by the industry.
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