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What will I learn?

Available online, the Bachelor of Business Studies from Charles Sturt University allows you to design your own degree – so you can study a wide range of business subjects and even combine subjects from other areas, including arts, humanities and science.

If your plans change along the way, you can exit with a Diploma in Business Studies after completing eight subjects or an Associate Degree in Business Studies after completing 16 subjects.

Course highlights

Develop your business and lateral thinking skills with Charles Sturt University's Bachelor of Business Studies. Industry wants graduates who can think on their feet and approach business problems from a variety of different perspectives. Our business studies degree will equip you with everything you need to know to enjoy a successful career in business.

Tailor your study to suit your needs

The Bachelor of Business Studies is one of our most flexible degrees – giving you the power to make your degree work for you. You can design your degree to meet your career goals by choosing from a comprehensive range of business and non-business subjects. If you have an interest in other fields, you have the option to study up to one-third of your subjects in a non-business area.

Give yourself a strong foundation in business

If you're unsure which business specialisation you want to pursue, you can study a range of subjects in the Bachelor of Business Studies before transferring into another more specialised Charles Sturt University business degree. You can also transfer from a specialist business degree back to the Bachelor of Business Studies.

Gain hands-on learning

There are opportunities to get a real feel for the industry you'd like to work in through optional work placements according to the subjects you choose. This is a great way of improving your experience if you're not currently in a workplace.

You'll be supported every step of the way

Charles Sturt University students rave about our high level of support. Whether you're attending a campus or studying online, you can be assured of quality learning support and personal contact from lecturers and tutors who treat you as an individual. For online students, lecturers have weekly sessions where they provide an overview of the materials for the coming week. Additionally, each subject has a forum where you can ask questions and access other resources and information.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Studies, you'll be able to embark on a broad range of careers. Your skills will be in demand in private organisations of all sizes, as well as across government and not-for-profit organisations.

Manage businesses

Your skills will be in demand as a product development team leader, client service or relationship manager, owner-manager, entrepreneur or business development manager.

Lead marketing and advertising campaigns

Work your business magic as an advertising support manager, social media manager, community or online manager, campaign manager or business marketing manager.

Consult and research

Get to the heart of what makes businesses tick as a business analyst, marketing consultant or researcher.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioral Sciences

CRICOS

029254F

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,224.00 (15,10,921) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may change in future.

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

Start date

15 November 2021, 28 February 2022, 11 July 2022, 29 August 2022, 14 November 2022

Venue

Sydney Study Centre

Level 1, 63 Oxford Street,

DARLINGHURST,

New South Wales,

2010, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,224.00 (15,10,921) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may change in future.

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

Start date

15 November 2021, 28 February 2022, 11 July 2022, 29 August 2022, 14 November 2022

Venue

Melbourne Study Centre

30 Church Lane,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 (or equivalent). Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall score of at least 6.0; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) internet based score of 60, Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score of 50; TOEFL PBT: 550; Cambridge English Scale: CAE and CPE from 2015: 169.

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australia.

Have obtained an Academic IELTS within the last 2 years with: a minimum overall score of 6, no individual score below 5.5

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • TAFE SA
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
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