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What will I learn?

Take the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of business and add any one of five core creative study pathways and you have one of the most structured, flexible and transferrable qualifications available - welcome to the Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Arts double degree.

This course takes the best components of a range of courses and combines them to create a powerful and adaptable qualification that covers everything from management, innovation and entrepreneurship, to Creative Writing, Journalism, Film Production and Digital Media.

This course has been designed to produce innovative, globally engaged thinkers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to stamp their mark in dynamic working and creative environments anywhere the world.

If you desire a career in management within an industry that’s both engaging challenging, but still unsure if which direction to focus on, then the UC Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts will help ensure that you have all future bases covered.

Study a Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Arts at UC and you will:

acquire theoretical knowledge to reflect critically on professional practice in the areas of business analysis, change management and implementation
select a creative degree award in which to focus your studies on
integrate theory and practice in entrepreneurship and innovation, and articulate the impacts of recent developments within the field
critically evaluate a range of core business skills to find solutions to future work challenges in legal, economic and global business environments
participate in international work and study experiences
develop experience of professional management in work and organisations demonstrating creativity and initiative in new situations
complete engaging hands-on units within industry organisations
build strong industry relationships and networks.

Career opportunities

The UC Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Art is a globally recognised qualification that is both flexible and transferrable across a wide range of industries. Graduates of this course possess a clear understanding of business management and strategy, combined with a comprehensive insight in how to use creativity to add value to any business or organisation.

As a result, this qualification opens the door to many career pathways including:

international business development manager
global account manager
communications manager
media analyst
technical writer
international project manager
campaign manager
international consultant
international development worker
policy officer
community development educator
program analyst
company director
tourism manager
creative producer
first assistant director
director of photography
sound designer
production designer
costume designer
production manager
camera operator
sound recorder
props master
special effects supervisor
digital imaging technician
international management consultant
trade and international economics officer
international finance manager
business intelligence manager
international trade administrator
strategic planning manager
foreign affairs officer
industry association analyst

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Government and Law



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,800.00 (17,84,548) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

More details

Start date

1 August 2022, 6 February 2023, 31 July 2023


University of Canberra

11 Kirinari Street,


Australian Capital Territory,

2617, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successful completion of Australian Year 12 qualification. Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169: Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

For international students

Year 12

Overseas qualification

To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 6.0, a score of not less than 7.0 in both reading and writing, and no band score below 6.0. TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169: Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About University of Canberra

The University of Canberra has some of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia combined with above average starting salaries.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • Ranked among top 10 best universities in Australia
  • Work-Integrated-Learning incorporated into every degree
  • Generous scholarships for international students