Business and Management

Student in a lectureThe Business and Management degree scheme focuses on the world of enterprise and the impact of changes in the business environment in terms of economic events, changes in accounting practices, changes in the regulatory and legal environment, marketing decisions, and the development of business strategies. The programme will enable you to develop a broad understanding of management in practice, and is relevant to business, trade and commerce in both the public and private sector. Your studies will involve you in activities that consider the complexity of management challenges and the combined impact of the economic, financial, human and legal issues that managers deal with on a daily basis. By using case study analysis, project work and simulation activities, you will develop a good understanding of the tools and techniques that managers use in developing practical solutions. You will also develop the skills to analyse management issues in relation to company priorities, external factors and current perceptions of ‘good practice’.

Content and structure

Core modules include: Introduction to Management; Marketing Principles; Business Environment; Managing Finance; Management Skills and Analysis; Firms, Markets and Pricing; Organisational Behaviour; Human Resource Management; Operations and Innovation Management; Management Research Methods; Business Strategy; Strategic Leadership and Contemporary Research in Management and Organisation. Elective modules include a wide selection of modules covering the marketing, management, economic and accounting fields of study.

Employability

A degree in Business and Management will enable you to select from a diversity of career options throughout business, industry and commerce, or working within the public sector. Many of our graduates find successful employment as junior managers in international organisations or multinational companies, demonstrating the value and flexibility of a degree in Business and Management.

Key Facts
Degree type: BSc (Hons)
Course code: N122
Duration: 3 years
Entry requirements: 280 points or 22 HSC grade aggregate