What will I learn?

Studying the Bachelor of Business degree will give you a broad understanding of Australian and global business environments. Through your courses you will gain practical skills and attributes that are highly valued by employers in a range of business and entrepreneurial disciplines including finance, accounting, economics, politics, marketing, leisure and tourism, the legal system, industrial relations and statistics. Our business graduates go on to exciting, stimulating and lucrative careers in the private, government and not-for-profit sectors in Australia and internationally.

What you will study

When you study a Bachelor of Business degree you will establish a firm understanding of the contemporary business environment and undertake studies in a range of disciplines. You'll have the opportunity to select your courses from eight business-related majors.

In your first year of the business degree you will complete courses from a broad range of disciplines. This initial year of business studies gives you a strong grounding in business principles and equips you with a set of core business development skills before you choose your major. You will develop skills in the following areas:

  • accounting
  • management
  • law
  • marketing
  • microeconomics
  • finance
  • business decision making

Leadership and Management Major

When you study a leadership and management major, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the complex structure and operations of organisations, while also learning strong planning and leadership skills.

Through this major you will learn how to analyse the appropriateness of organisational structures, assess the adequacy of leadership for a particular situation, motivate employees and define changes needed to meet evolving environmental demands.

When you finish your Bachelor of Business degree, you will have learned that management is at the forefront of every organisation. A major in leadership and management prepares business students for a prosperous career in diverse roles such as business development, team leadership or relationship management across a variety of organisational structures.

Suitable for business students with:

An interest in the role of management in an organisation, and the ethics that theoretically bind the decision-making of business leadership.

Goals to develop organisations through effective leadership, fostering growth in national and global business activity.

A commitment to sustainable and strategic management practices.

What do you learn in the leadership and management major?

This business major contains a variety of courses to develop your management and leadership skills for employment in organisations.

Ethics of Leadership: Courses in the philosophy of business and leadership will develop your understanding of ethically sound business practices, and how to recognise when ethics have been compromised.

Strategic Business Management: The courses we offer will prepare you to make strategic business decisions, to review business models and implement innovative strategies at the appropriate time.

Business Development: Some of your courses will focus on sustained growth, where you will learn how to develop organisations through business ventures and entrepreneurship.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

001133A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,260.00 (US$ 19,595) per year

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

Start date

20 July 2020

Venue

Central Coast Campus

10 Chittaway Road,

OURIMBAH,

New South Wales,

2258, CENTRAL COAST, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,260.00 (US$ 19,595) per year

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

Start date

20 July 2020

Venue

Newcastle City campus

Cnr King and Auckland Streets,

NEWCASTLE,

New South Wales,

2300, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC). TOEFL paper-based test score of 550; TOEFL internet based score of 79; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5; PTE GSE score of 58; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 58.

For international students

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

TOEFL paper-based test score of 500; TOEFL internet based score of 60; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0; PTE GSE score of 50; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 52.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Australian Pacific College
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About this uni

The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia.

  • The university’s quality of education is par excellence
  • Ten of its subjects are placed in the world’s top 200
  • Ranked 8th in Australia by Excellence in Research Australia
  • At AUD 100.8M, it is 9th in Australia for research income