Learn the essential skills to operate a business in today's challenging environment. The Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) developed by Federation Business School incorporates the Diploma and Advanced Diploma before allowing students to undertake a third undergraduate year. Developed to meet the needs of today's challenging business environment, the BAM will prepare students with the necessary skills, knowledge and attributes to undertake a wide variety of professional positions across a broad range of industries. From the outset, the program is hands-on and practical. Throughout the program, students will be able to consolidate their knowledge in the workplace whilst undertaking practical assessments including written reports, assignments, group projects, case studies, presentations and formal examinations.

Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements (non year 12) Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline; an advanced diploma or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline; and significant industry experience in the relevant professional area. Conditions apply, please contact the University for further information. Program entry requirements take into account the wide range of backgrounds and experiences of applicants.


To fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor of Applied Management students will need to successfully complete 360 credit points. Credit can be granted for up to 240 credit points based on previous studies and documented workplace experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting for managers; Applied principles for responsible business practices; Applied workplace practice; Entrepreneurship; International business management; Marketing for managers; Project management; Strategic human resource management

Study Pathways:

Upon completion of this course students may be able to pursue postgraduate studies in management or business administration.

Further information:

Applied Degree Workplace Experience portfolio In addition to completing and submitting the online application, applicants are required to lodge a Workplace Experience Portfolio and refer to the Applied Degree Entrance Requirements on the FedUni Additional application requirements webpage.


Professional recognition from a variety of industry associations and bodies, representing a variety of industry specialisations, may be available to graduates of this degree.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Related Careers:

Management Consultant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Online 3 years

With our number one ranking for teaching quality and an enviable graduate employment rating (The Good Universities Guide 2016), Federation Business School prides itself on being one of the most student-friendly business schools in Australia, and has more than 20,000 domestic and international students.


We offer higher education programs in Ballarat, Gippsland, Berwick and the Wimmera. We also work with a range of partner institutes across Australia and the world.

Federation Business School combines a strong tradition of education with the freedom and dynamism that comes with being a regionally based university. Smaller class sizes mean you’re more than a student — you’re part of the new Federation Generation.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

As part of our commitment to provide you with as many opportunities, networks and experiences throughout your time studying with us, WIL is now a core component of our redesigned Bachelor of Business programs and an elective option in some commerce programs. Work Integrated Learning includes internships, overseas study tours and projects. By undertaking WIL you will benefit from our industry connections, apply your theory based knowledge and be job ready upon graduation.

Support Services

The University understands that starting your life as a university student is exciting, but that it also involves change with a challenge or two along the way. To help you meet these challenges, and to succeed, we have developed the following range of student-focused programs.

  • UniReady
  • Mentor program
  • PASS program
  • Learning skills advisors
  • After hours tutoring
  • ASK program
  • Study skills

For a more detailed list of support services, please visit: federation.edu.au/future-students/study-at-feduni/student-support

For the best start, live on Res.

With first year students guaranteed accommodation during their first year of study, living on Res is ideal for international students. Join us on Res and experience:

  • Proven transition program to help you settle in
  • Formation of lifelong friendships
  • 24-hour access to residential support
  • Planned experiences and instant networks
  • No hidden costs with bills included in rent
  • Residences located on or close to campus


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