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Bachelor of Business Administration BBAD

Program focus


The Bachelor of Business Administration equips students with
an understanding of the competitive environment in which private and
public sector organisations operate, and provides students with the
analytical and operational skills to resolve business problems in
both sectors. The program provides flexibility to study areas of particular
interest. Studying three minors prepares students for a range of careers
in both the public and private sectors. Students receive a foundation
in all aspects of business, with the flexibility to develop more than
one area of expertise.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Duration

3 years full-time, up to 6 years part-time

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Program aims

This program is a generalist degree aimed at equipping students
with a broad understanding of how organisations operate in different
environmental contexts, private, and public. It exposes students to
a wide range of issues and challenges faced by managers as they strive
to make organisations successful, sustainable and responsible stakeholders
in society. Students develop relevant conceptual, analytical, functional,
and operational capabilities to equip them to confidently address
a range of organisational and managerial challenges in contemporary
organisations.

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Program objectives

On the successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration
graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the general managerial concepts,
    processes and principles relevant to the functioning of various types
    of organisations

  • analyse the environments within which organisations operate
    and consider managerial implications

  • demonstrate a working knowledge of and the ability to apply
    relevant principles in making decisions about matters that relate
    to the resources used by organisations, such as financial, human and
    information-related resources

  • demonstrate a working knowledge of and the ability to apply
    relevant principles in managing various systems, processes and functions
    in organisations, such as communications, marketing, and people

  • identify, analyse and manage a broad range of organisational
    issues and challenges

  • demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal capabilities

  • demonstrate an understanding of the importance of high ethical
    standards and socially responsible organisational practices and processes.


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Program structure

The Bachelor of Business Administration is a 24-course program
and comprises the following:

  • 8 compulsory core courses (8 units)

  • 3 compulsory 4-unit minors chosen from the schedule of minors
    or any other minor approved by the Director of Coursework Studies
    (12 units)

  • 4 elective courses (4 units)

  • Total 24 units.


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Core courses

The following core courses are required:

Course Semester/mode of offer Toowoomba campus Semester/mode of offer Fraser Coast campus Semester/mode of offer Springfield campus
ACC1101 Accounting for Decision-Making S1, S2, S3 S1S1
CIS1000 Information Systems Concepts S1, S2, S3 S1S1, S3
LAW1101 Introduction to Law S1, S2, S3 S2S2
MGT1000 Organisational Behaviour S1, S2, S3 S2S1
MGT1200 Business Communication S2 S2
MGT2002 Managing Organisations S2, S3 S3S2
MKT1001 Introduction to Marketing S1, S2, S3 S1S1, S2
Select one of the following courses:
FIN1101 Introduction to Corporate Finance* S1, S3 S1S1, S3
POL1000 Government, Business and Society * S1, S2 S2S1

Footnotes
*FIN1101 should be undertaken
if student wishes to complete a Finance minor.

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Minor studies

In this section:

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management and Leadership
  • Marketing

One or more courses in a minor may be substituted with another
course in the same discipline with the permission of the Director
of Coursework Studies.

Students may take any other business minor or any other four related courses as a minor
with the permission of the Director of Coursework Studies.

Not all minors are available on-campus at all campuses.


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Finance

CourseOn-campusDistance education
(EXT)
Online
(WEB)
Enrolment requirements
Fraser Coast
Springfield
Toowoomba
FIN1101 Introduction to Corporate Finance*S1 S1 , S3 S1 S1 , S3

Select other courses from the Finance major within the Bachelor of Commerce (subject to enrolment requirements).

Footnotes
*Students
must complete this course before enrolling in other courses from the
Finance major.

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Human Resource Management

CourseOn-campusDistance education
(EXT)
Online
(WEB)
Enrolment requirements
Fraser Coast
Springfield
Toowoomba

Select four courses from the Human Resource Management major
in the Bachelor of Business (subject to enrolment
requirements).


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International Business

CourseOn-campusDistance education
(EXT)
Online
(WEB)
Enrolment requirements
Fraser Coast
Springfield
Toowoomba
MGT3001 Global Management# S1 S1 S1 , S3
MKT2002 Global Marketing*S1 S1 S1 S1 Pre-requisite: MKT1001
MGT2060 International Business Environment and Operations S2 S2
POL2001 Politics and International Business S2 S2
Footnotes
#Students
who have completed MGT3001 Global Management
as part of a Human Resource Management major should
substitute INR3000 Australian Foreign Relations for MGT3001.
*Students
who have completed MKT2002 Global Marketing
as part of a Marketing major should substitute INR3000 Australian Foreign Relations for MKT2002.

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Management and Leadership

CourseOn-campusDistance education
(EXT)
Online
(WEB)
Enrolment requirements
Fraser Coast
Springfield
Toowoomba

Bachelor of Business Administration students:

MGT2007 Leadership S1
MGT3001 Global Management* S1 S1 S1 , S3

plus any other two courses from the Management and Leadership
major in the Bachelor of Business.

Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce, and non-business
students:

MGT2002 Managing OrganisationsS3 S2 S2 S2 , S6 , S3
MGT2007 Leadership S1

plus any other two courses from the Management and Leadership
major in the Bachelor of Business.

Footnotes
*Bachelor
of Business Administration students undertaking a Management and Leadership
minor together with an International Business minor should substitute MGT3004 Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for MGT3001 Global Management.

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Marketing

CourseOn-campusDistance education
(EXT)
Online
(WEB)
Enrolment requirements
Fraser Coast
Springfield
Toowoomba

Select four courses from the Marketing major in the Bachelor of Business (subject to enrolment requirements).


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Exit points

Students must maintain good standing in this program (see Other
program requirements section). Students not wishing to complete the
Bachelor of Business Administration program may be permitted to exit
with either (a) the Diploma of Business Administration or (b)
the Associate Degree of Business.

Students may exit with the Diploma of Business Administration
if they have completed 8 courses as follows:

  • a minimum of 4 courses from the Bachelor of Business
    core courses, and

  • 4 other courses from the Bachelor of Business.


Students may exit with the Associate Degree of Business
if they have completed 16 courses as follows:

  • 8 core courses from the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce, and

  • any 8 courses from within the Bachelor of Business
    , Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration.


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