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What will I learn?

Get ahead in the fast-paced world of business, and make an impact on a local or international level.

VU's Bachelor of Business gives you the knowledge, skills and professional development to succeed in the constantly changing global business workforce. In your first year, you'll develop a solid foundation in core business studies, followed by a choice of majors from 13 specialty business areas.

This challenging and engaging course will improve your intellectual, analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills. VU's strong industry links, workplace learning opportunities and industry-expert lecturers will also help you to graduate work-ready.

Our Bachelor of Business can lead to opportunities all around the world. VU's extensive network of local and international partnerships, overseas exchange programs, and our mix of students from across the globe will help you grow an international network of contacts – expanding your global career opportunities well into the future.

The Bachelor of Business allows you to tailor your learning to your needs.

Accounting

Become a financial expert by choosing an Accounting major. Your specialist knowledge will help inform better business decisions for companies in Australia and overseas.

Whether you pursue a career as an accountant or business analyst, auditor or financial adviser, your skills will be sought after across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

After developing a solid grounding in business in your first year, customise your degree with a major in Accounting. By completing all units in this major, you are eligible for admission into the CPA Program. Students wanting to be eligible for the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Program must also complete Taxation Law and Practice and Auditing as part of their undergraduate course. Graduates with an Accounting major can gain employment in accounting practices, medium and large corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

Accreditation and professional recognition

  • VU's Accounting major is accredited by CPA Australia, one of the world's largest accounting bodies, and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), a worldwide network of finance leaders.
  • CPA Australia offers membership to VU students upon graduation when the appropriate sequence of units is completed. Complete the same units and you can also gain entry into the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) Chartered Accountants Program, with the addition of the Taxation Law and Practice and Auditing units.

Course structure

To attain the Bachelor of Business, students will be required to complete 288 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points First Year Core units
  • 96 credit points of Major studies selected from the approved list.
  • 96 credit points made up of either

Careers in business

Graduating with a degree in Business from VU will put you ahead of the game. Focus your studies in one of our specializations and learn fundamental skills you can apply in any sector.

Majors

  • Event Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Human Resource Management
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Which department am I in?

College of Business

CRICOS

092944A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,800.00 (US$ 20,020) per year
AUD $14,900 per semester

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

Start date

Expected August 2023

Venue

City Campus

370 Little Lonsdale Street (VU City Tower) & 295 Queen Street (Law hub),

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,800.00 (US$ 20,020) per year
AUD $14,900 per semester

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

Start date

Expected August 2023

Venue

VU Sydney Campus

160-166 Sussex Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21. Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169. VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

For international students

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

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

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About Victoria University

With over 100 years of educational prestige, Victoria University has earned its spot in the top 2% of universities worldwide.

  • Top 2% university globally (Times Higher Education 2021)
  • Revolutionary Block Model learning methods
  • VU ranked #1 nationally for Employability Skills
  • #3 in Australia for Learner Engagement (SES 2020)

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