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    Bachelor of Business [B3A]

    University of Tasmania

    University of Tasmania


    Australia, Hobart

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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines29-Jan-2024
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 107,009  / total
    Next Intake 29-Jan-2024

    Bachelor of Business [B3A]


    Studying a degree in Business will give you the knowledge and skills to take your passion and develop it into a career. Use our University's connections with local industry to get a real-world advantage while studying with us.

    Whether you want to get into the workforce as fast as you can or want a balanced study load to fit around other commitments, we have an option to suit your lifestyle.

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    The Bachelor of Business is an accredited course of study. The aim is to enable students to critically apply routine discipline knowledge, while understanding the theoretical underpinnings, and to clearly communicate discipline advice and ideas. Students develop skills in problem solving and decision making for straight forward situations in practice, using social, ethical, economic, regulatory, and global perspectives. Bachelor of Business graduates will be able to contribute to their profession and to society within a culture of independent lifelong learning. The Bachelor of Business provides the opportunity for graduates to acquire an understanding of business and to develop a coherent body of knowledge in various majors, which will allow them to meet the entry requirements necessary for associate membership of the relevant professional bodies.


    Entry Requirements

    All international students will need to meet the minimum English Language Requirements, University General Entry Requirements and any course specific requirements such as pre-requisite subjects, if applicable.

    English Language Requirements

    This degree requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0, with no individual band less than 5.5, or a PTE Academic score of 50, with no score lower than 42 or equivalent.

    For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship or prior studies in English in an approved country, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

    General Entry Requirements

    Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

    Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students” section of the entry requirements on this page.

    You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

    • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
    • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

    If you do not meet the minimum requirements, we offer the Foundation Studies Program and X1B International First Year Diploma (Business).

    Course Specific Requirements

    This course does not have any course specific requirements.

    English Program Requirements

    • All methods of meeting University of Tasmania English language requirements have a validity period of 2 years unless involving a country specific qualification as listed below.
    • Each course offered by the University of Tasmania has a minimum English language requirement for entry as listed below. Applicants must also meet the academic entry requirements for each course.
    • Applicants who qualify from a University of Tasmania program, and intend to gain professional registration to become a practitioner in Australia, may need to meet the relevant Professional Accrediting Agency's English language registration standard.
    • In exceptional circumstances or cases not covered by the categories outlined below, multiple forms of evidence may be considered on a case by case basis by the Executive Director, Student Operations in consultation with the Director, Academic Quality and Standards.
    • The University reserves the right to require that any applicant be required to undergo a test of English language.


    Our graduates have exceptional career outcomes. 76% of our undergraduate business and management students find full-time employment within 4 months of graduating, which is above the national average (Source: 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey).

    Our Business course gives you both job-specific and transferrable skills. You'll gain job-specific skills in your major area of studying so you're ready to enter the workforce in accounting, banking and finance, human resource management, marketing, management, hospitality management or tourism management.

    Transferrable skills set you up for long-term success. We embed the principals of entrepreneurship and innovation and teach you critical thinking, strategic analysis, and evidence-based decision making, so you can adapt as the job market evolves.

    Careers requiring business skills are growing fast, with the employers demanding formal qualifications and advanced finance, economic and analytical skills. Here are some of the careers projected to grow into 2024.*

    • Advertising and Marketing Professionals 21.7%
    • Human Resource Professionals 15.7%
    • Accountants 9.7%
    • Finance Managers 8.9%

    *Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business five Year projections from May 2019 to May 2024.

    Postgraduate study

    If you successfully complete this course, you may be also be eligible to apply for a range of other postgraduate courses including Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas and Masters by coursework and research.

    Professional Recognition

    The Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE) at the University of Tasmania has been accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. AACSB is the world's leading accreditation program for post-secondary business schools, with only 5 per cent currently accredited.

    Depending on your choice of major, when you graduate you can apply for membership of the following professional bodies:

    • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
    • CPA Australia
    • Australian Human Resources Institute
    • Australian Institute of Management
    • Australian Marketing Institute
    • Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries in Australia
    • Australian Institute of Banking and Finance
    • Institute of Public Accountants

    To be eligible for membership of a professional body you will need to select units endorsed by that body. Membership details are available from the relevant professional bodies.

    Fee Information

    For information regarding Fees for this course, please see International fees and charges.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 107,009 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

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