Bachelor of Business Administration

The University of Notre Dame Australia

The Bachelor of Business Administration offers a comprehensive and relevant curriculum that reflects the opportunities open to students today in a climate of ethical impetus, unprecedented change and rapid globalisation. Students have the chance to gain the expertise, knowledge and skills which are required in the businesses of today and prepare for the businesses of tomorrow. The courses are headed by leaders in their respective fields, who have strong commercial and industry experience. This ensures that all courses have a high degree of relevance. Through its commitment to developing students as professionals and leaders, the School prepares students for the challenges of the business world with a sound theoretical foundation and practical experience.

Course Fee:

Australian: $47,742
International: $81,555

Entry Requirements:

ATAR of 70 or IB of 25 which must have been obtained within the last 5 years; mature age applicants: other University studies, or a minimum of two units within a Bachelor's Degree from another University, or successful completion of a Certificate IV level qualification or higher, or Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT), or successful completion of the Notre Dame Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP) or Foundation Year (FY)


The Bachelor of Business Administration is comprised of 24 courses (units) of study including core curriculum courses, foundation courses, elective courses and a business internship consisting of practical experience with an organisation. The Bachelor of Business Administration program generally takes three years to complete on a full-time basis. It is also available on a part-time basis.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting for business; Business communication; Business information technology; Business law; Consumer behaviour; Economics; Innovation and entrepreneurship; Introduction to public relations; Principles of human resource management; Principles of management; Principles of marketing; Quantitative methods for business; Strategic management

Study Pathways:

Applicants may consider a Notre Dame Australia enabling program as an alternative entry pathway.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01032F

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Full time 3 years
Sydney No info Yes Part time 6 years

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a leading and distinctive Australian university, a status reflected by consistent 5-star ratings in the Good Universities Guide over the past 12 years.

A national Catholic university, with over 12,500 students, Notre Dame provides an exceptional educational experience, with Campuses in Fremantle and Broome in WA and in Sydney, NSW. Notre Dame has seven rural medical schools in NSW and Victoria.

Why study with us

Notre Dame's distinctive approach to education has been recognised by the best critics of all – our students – as the best in Australia for overall quality of educational experience in the nationwide Federal Government survey.

Our Sydney Campus is located in the vibrant inner city suburb of Chippendale while the Nursing and Medical Schools in Darlinghurst are located just metres from St Vincent’s Hospital. Our Fremantle Campus – located south of Perth in the port city’s West End, reflects the ‘town university’ ambience of the great European universities. 

Professional experience and employability

Notre Dame is a national leader when it comes to preparing graduates for a successful career. In the latest Federal Government’s Employer Satisfaction Survey – where business and industry leaders have their say on the quality of university graduates – Notre Dame achieved first in WA and NSW for overall employer satisfaction. 

Students learn from academics who have years of professional experience and who are at the forefront of the latest industry trends. One of the hallmarks of a Notre Dame degree is the hands-on learning integrated into all programs. Students graduate with both professional contacts and experience on their CV. Notre Dame has one of the highest graduate employment rates (79.1%), well above the national average (70.6%).

Study Abroad

Study Abroad opportunities are offered through partner institutions located in Europe, North America and Asia. Short-term cultural immersion programs take students to destinations such as Cambodia, India, Timor-Leste, Kenya and Zimbabwe.

A liberal arts education

Degrees are offered in a broad range of disciplines in the following Schools: Arts & Sciences; Business; Education; Health Sciences; Law; Medicine; Nursing & Midwifery; Philosophy & Theology; and Physiotherapy.

Employers seek graduates who can think critically, creatively and compassionately. Every Notre Dame student is encouraged to develop these skills through the Core Curriculum courses in Philosophy, Ethics and Theology which are integrated into all undergraduate degrees. Students are encouraged consider how they can achieve their career ambitions while building a better world.

Admission and selection 

Our personalised admissions goes beyond an ATAR score. It considers a student’s personal qualities, motivation to study, academic potential and contribution to school, work experience or community life, in addition to their academic record. A discussion with an academic member of staff gives students the opportunity to fully explore their study options and career goals.

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