Bachelor of Business

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

This course gives you the chance to study industry-specific areas such as events, sports, tourism and hospitality management. You can also choose a discipline such as accounting, economics, finance, management or marketing as their primary major, and match that with any business or non-business major, minor or elective from across the University. In first year, you'll receive an overview of business practices and prepares them to take on higher-level problem solving in second and third year. You'll be introduced to accounting, finance, management, marketing and economics-all key to understanding business environments. Having sampled a range of subjects in first semester, you can then choose one or two business disciplines to specialise in throughout the remainder of their course. You might choose to study a language, politics, international development, Asian studies, journalism, or take a study tour or internship. You could also participate in La Trobe Business School subjects at our partner universities in France, China and Vietnam. Our unique industry Professors of Practice work within this course to improve course curriculum, student learning experience, and engage with industry and business.

Structure

Students will need to complete at least 360 credit points. At least 270 of these must be in subjects offered by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. In first year, they'll take four business foundation subjects, one subject specific to the business disciplinary core and three elective subjects. The four business foundation subjects, Business Foundations, Accounting and Finance for Business, Business Economics, and Business Analytics, will introduce them to key business disciplines and work-ready skills. These skills will be further enhanced in second and third year when they will take a subject in Sustainability and a capstone subject in Entrepreneurship, respectively. In addition to these common core subjects they will complete eight core subjects in business over the three years of the degree. This flexible degree also allows them to choose to take an additional eight-subject major, a couple of four-subject minors, or a wide range of elective subjects.

Subjects

  • Business
  • Business Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • International Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management
  • Sustainable Resource Management.

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Recognition

The Marketing major in the Bachelor of Business is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). Depending on subject choice, students may be eligible to graduate with an accounting qualification accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ); please refer to the Handbook for further details. Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional bodies for more details. The Human Resource major of the Bachelor of Business is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.ls.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bendigo International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 40
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 40
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Shepparton International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 46
Yes
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
Mildura International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 51
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Albury-Wodonga International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 55
Yes No information available
Sydney International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 53
No No information available

Further information

You can study this course through our Regional Reward.

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