Charles Darwin University

Bachelor of Business

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

The Bachelor of Business provides a flexible qualification where you can develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of business and commerce through global and local contexts. You will be supported to be innovative thinkers and able to meet the challenges of a changing business world. This student-centred course provides you with the career and professional skills needed in a variety of business fields. Communication, presentation and problem-solving skills are emphasised throughout the course. You will be supported to develop fundamental business knowledge and understanding, with the opportunity to specialise in particular areas of interest. You can specialise in your chosen area of interest by selecting from the following single or double majors: Strategic Marketing and CommunicationInternational Management and LogisticsEntrepreneurship and InnovationStrategic Marketing and Communication, and International Management and LogisticsEntrepreneurship and Innovation, and Strategic Marketing and CommunicationInternational Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and InnovationIn addition, if you have completed eligible prior study through one of CDU's specified VET pathways, you may choose to complete one of the following majors. Tourism and Destination ManagementHuman Resource ManagementProject ManagementWork Health and SafetyThe course is fully flexible, with full or part time study options. You can study online from anywhere or face-to-face on-campus. The course is suitable for a broad range of students who are seeking a successful career in business. This course meets the needs of industry and the community. You will have a wide choice of units based upon your personal and career interests.

Structure

  • The course consists of common units, core units and specialist electives. You can specialise in your chosen area of interest by selecting from the following single or double majors: Strategic Marketing and CommunicationInternational Management and LogisticsEntrepreneurship and InnovationStrategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and LogisticsEntrepreneurship and Innovation and Strategic Marketing and CommunicationInternational Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and InnovationIn addition, if you have completed eligible prior study through one of CDU's specified VET pathways, you may choose to complete one of the following majors. Tourism and Destination ManagementHuman Resource ManagementProject ManagementWork Health and SafetyHospitalityCredit from your previous VET Diploma pathway studies will be credited towards the Bachelor of Business, leaving two years of study to complete or 2.5 years for the VET Certificate IV pathway.A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 240 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.Unit typeCredit PointsSpecific requirementsCore Units(12 units)110cpCompulsory Core units totalling 110 credit points as detailed below.COM105 Business and Communication SkillsECO107 Economics and the Modern Business EnterpriseENT101 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals - Part A (5 cp)ENT102 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals - Part B (5 cp)LAW105 Introduction to Business LawMAN105 Introduction to ManagementMKT103 Fundamentals of MarketingQAB105 Business Research MethodsACT205 Accounting for ManagersIAS201 Cultural CapabilitiesMAN203 Comparative Management SystemsBUS420 Business ProjectSpecialist Electives (6-12 units)60-120cpSpecialist Elective units totalling 60-120 credit points as detailed below. Students select from a single major, double major or a customised selection.SINGLE MAJORS:Strategic Marketing and Communication (60 credit points)MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value CreationMKT205 Marketing Communication Across CulturesBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsMKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)International Management and Logistics (60 credit points)FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of GlobalisationLAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (new title from 2021)BUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseHRM306 Global Human ResourcesLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (available from 2022)MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)Entrepreneurship and Innovation (60 credit points)ENT201 Economics of EntrepreneurshipENT202 Innovation: Strategies and SystemsBUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (available from 2022)BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsDOUBLE MAJORS:Strategic Marketing and Communication and Entrepreneurship and Innovation (120 credit points)ENT201 Economics of EntrepreneurshipENT202 Innovation: Strategies and SystemsMKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value CreationMKT205 Marketing Communication Across CulturesBUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (available from 2022)BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsMKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)PLUS20 credit points selected from the units below:FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation (available from 2021)LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (new title from 2021)HRM306 Global Human ResourcesLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (available from 2022)Strategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and Logistics (120 credit points)FIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of GlobalisationLAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and ProfessionalsMKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value CreationMKT205 Marketing Communication Across CulturesBUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsHRM306 Global Human ResourcesLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (available from 2022)MKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)PLUS10 credit points selected from the units below:BUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (available from 2022)ENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and SustainabilityENT202 Innovation: Strategies and SystemsInternational Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and Innovation (120 credit points)ENT201 Economics of EntrepreneurshipENT202 Innovation: Strategies and SystemsFIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of GlobalisationLAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals (new title from 2021)BUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (available from 2022)BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsHRM306 Global Human ResourcesLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (available from 2022)MKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (available from 2022)PLUS10 credit points selected from the units below:MKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value CreationMKT205 Marketing Communication Across CulturesMKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)VET PATHWAY MAJORS:Hospitality Management (20-30 credit points)To complete this major, students MUST have either a Certificate IV or Diploma as specified below:SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • orSIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management30 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of SIT40416 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsMKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)30 credit points of block credit obtained through the completion of SIT50416 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:BUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsMKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)Human Resource Management (20-30 credit points)To complete this major, students MUST have either a Certificate IV or Diploma as specified below:BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • orBSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • orBSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management30 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of BSB41015 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsHRM306 Global Human Resources40 credit points of block credit obtained through the completion of BSB50618 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:BUS304 Evidence Based Strategy CreationHRM306 Global Human ResourcesProject Management (20 credit points)To complete this major, students MUST have a Diploma as specified below:BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management40 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of BSB51415 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:BUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (available from 2022)Tourism and Destination Management (20 credit points)To complete this major, students MUST have a Diploma as specified below:SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
  • orSIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • orSIT50316 Diploma of Event Management40 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of SIT50116, SIT50416 or SIT50316 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:BUS303 Global Digital EnterpriseMKT308 Brand and Corporate Reputation Management (available from 2022)Workplace Health and Safety (20 credit points)To complete this major, students MUST have a Diploma as specified below:BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
  • orBSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety40 credit points of block credit obtained through completion of BSB51319 contributes towards this major.Students must complete the units detailed below:HRM306 Global Human ResourcesBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and TrendsCustomised Selection (60 credit points)Note: No major will be listed on student testamur at the completion of the courseAny specialist elective combination of 3 units (30cp) from 200 level units selected from any of the majors abovePLUSAny specialist elective combination of 3 units (30cp) from 300 level units selected from any of the majors above.Electives(1-7 units)10-70cpGeneral Elective units totalling 10 to 70 credit points selected from undergraduate units offered by the University. Students must ensure they take a minimum of 60cp at 300 level or above across the degree.Students completing a Single Major complete 70cp of general elective units.Students completing a Double Major complete 10cp of general elective units.Students completing the Hospitality Management major (Certificate IV pathway) complete 60cp of general elective units.Students completing the Hospitality Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.Students completing the Human Resource Management major (Certificate IV pathway) complete 60cp of general elective units.Students completing the Human Resource Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.Students completing the Project Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.Students completing the Tourism and Destination Management major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.Students completing the Workplace Health and Safety major (Diploma pathway) complete 40cp of general elective units.To search for units available across the University’s disciplines, please visit www.cdu.edu.au/units.When selecting electives, choose units at a suitable level. The first number in each unit code indicates the year level at which the subject is taught. Undergraduate units are coded at 100 to 300 level, therefore units coded as BUS1xx, BUS2xx and BUS3xx would be first, second and third year units respectively. Within the whole course, you must ensure you complete no more than 100 credit points at 100 level, and at least 60 credit points at 300 level or above. 240cpTotal Credit Points Students who commenced in or after 2013No more than 20 credit points shall be counted with a grade of "PC" in a Bachelor AQF Level 7 course award and no more than 10 credit points at "PC" may be received at the highest level of the program of learning.Of the total 240 credit points: (unless specified in the specific course structure above)* not more than 100 credit points may be taken from 100 level units* a minimum of 60 credit points must be taken from 300 level units or aboveStudents should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.Course Changes - 2021LWA205 Commercial Law (available for 2021) has been replaced by LAW205 Commercial and Corporate Law for Owners, Managers and Professionals.Additional information for students transferring from WBUS01 into WBUS02 Bachelor of Business.Summary of unit changesStudents who transfer into the WBUS02 will be mapped according to the following table. Units with the same unit code have credit applied automatically (duplicate units). Other WBUS01 units map as follows (note that not all these units are equivalent).Pre- S2 2020 unit code/titleCourse changesBCO101 Fundamentals of MarketingMKT103 Fundamentals of Marketing (equivalent)BCO401 Business ProjectBUS420 Business Project (equivalent)BUS201 Business EthicsSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveCUC100 Academic Literacies through Exploring SustainabilityGeneral electiveCUC107 Cultural Intelligence and CapabilityIAS201 Cultural Capabilities (not equivalent)ECO105 Business EconomicsECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise (equivalent)ECO204 Current Macroeconomic IssuesSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveECO205 Management EconomicsSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveECO207 Labour Market IssuesSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveECO305 Economics of Southeast AsiaSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveECO308 Economics of GlobalisationFIN207 International Business Finance and the Economics of Globalisation (equivalent)ECO309 Economics of EntrepreneurshipENT201 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (equivalent)HRM201 Human Resource ManagementSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveHRM302 International Human Resource ManagementHRM306 Global Human Resources (equivalent)MAN204 Project ManagementBUS306 Contemporary Business Issues and Trends (not equivalent)MAN206 Managing ChangeENT202 Innovation Strategy and Systems (not equivalent)MAN212 Organisational BehaviourMAN203 Comparative Management Systems (equivalent)MAN306 Business StrategyBUS304 Evidence Based Strategy Creation (equivalent)MAN308 Operations ManagementLOG301 Logistics and Channel Management (equivalent)MAN310 New Venture Planning and DevelopmentBUS305 Business Model Design and Implementation (equivalent)MKT201 Consumer BehaviourMKT204 Customer Behaviour and Joint Value Creation (equivalent)MKT202 Marketing CommunicationsMKT205 Communication Across Cultures and Markets (equivalent)MKT203 Marketing ResearchSpecialist Elective - Customised Selection major OR general electiveMKT303 International MarketingMKT310 International Market Analysis and Entry (equivalent)MKT304 Services MarketingMKT308 Brand and Reputation Management (not equivalent) 

Subjects

  • Business, Accounting and Services Industries

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry requirements for the Bachelor of Business are dependent of the single or double major award streams you are applying for
  • These are listed in the two blocks below.For the customised selection or the following award streams: Strategic Marketing and CommunicationInternational Management and LogisticsEntrepreneurship and InnovationStrategic Marketing and Communication and International Management and LogisticsEntrepreneurship and Innovation and Strategic Marketing and CommunicationInternational Management and Logistics and Entrepreneurship and InnovationThe admission requirements for the above are met by one of the following:Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.* After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied.For the following majors the entry requirements are as follows: Tourism and Destination Management - successful completion of the VET qualification SIT50116 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management orSIT50416 - Diploma of Hospitality Management or SIT50316 - Diploma of Event Management.Human Resource Management - successful completion of the VET qualification BSB41015 - Certificate IV in Human Resources or BSB50618 - Diploma of Human Resources Management orBSB50615 - Diploma of Human Resources Management.Hospitality Management - successful completion of the VET qualification SIT40416 - Certificate IV in Hospitality or SIT50416 - Diploma of Hospitality Management.Project Management - successful completion of the VET qualification BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management.Workplace Health and Safety - successful completion of the VET qualification BSB51319 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety or BSB51315 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
CDU Online International: $26,776 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
CDU Waterfront Darwin International: $26,776 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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