Bachelor of Development Studies / Bachelor of Business

University of Newcastle

The Bachelor of Development Studies provides opportunities to study the causes and consequences of unequal development and assess policy options for a more equitable and sustainable future. The Bachelor of Business explores all aspects of the contemporary business environment. The combined program builds on interdisciplinary understandings of uneven development and business practice and has a practical orientation, with students learning from case studies of uneven development and real business situations in Australian and internationally.

Course Fee:


International: $116,940

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or approved TAFE studies, or another preparatory program, such as Newstep, Open Foundation or Yapug; Selection via ATAR or equivalent

Structure:

Students are required to complete 320 units made up of core courses from both programs, a Development Studies major, a Business major and directed courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Cultures and Citizenship; Environmental Sustainability; Globalisation and Economic Development; Urban and Regional Development; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Governance, Policy and Political Economy; Human Resource Management; International Business; Leadership and Management; Marketing; Tourism Management; Sports Management

Study Pathways:

Credit may be available to students who have studied a VET course or who have studied through another Higher Education Institution. Honours is available as an additional year to students who achieve a credit grade point average in their degree.

Recognition:

Human Resource Management major: Australian Human Resources Institute; Marketing major: the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AM and SRS)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00109J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Callaghan 76 Yes Full time 4 years
Callaghan 76 Yes Part time 8 years

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For more than 50 years, the University of Newcastle has helped shape over 37,000 students from 114 countries to be some of the world’s greatest thinkers, creators, leaders, innovators and change makers. 

Our commitment to delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life has seen us ranked 207th in the world and a Top 10 university in Australia (QS World University Rankings 2020). 

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