Course

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership)

Approved Abbreviation: BBus&Com(ABL)


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2754.3

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 074090C


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course was 2015 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2014 - 2754.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership)

Commencement Year 2012-2013 - 2754.1 Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership)

This course is a broadly based, multi-discipline undergraduate course offering flexibility and choice through a range of ten different Majors, each of which reflects a particular business discipline. The degree seeks to equip its students with a high level of knowledge relevant to business issues in general as well as knowledge relevant to a specific business discipline. The intention of the course is to provide a foundation for the development of Australia’s future business leaders.

Study Mode
Three years full-time or six years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Catherine Linkbusiness.courses@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
Major MT2000 - Accounting is accredited with CPA Australia (CPA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Major MT2011 - Applied Finance is accredited with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). Major MT2012 - Human Resource Management is accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Major MT2015 - International Business satisfies the educational requirements for membership of the Australian Institute of Export. Major MT2006 - Marketing satisfies the educational requirements for recognition as a Certified Practising Marketer and eligibility for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). Major MT2014 - Property is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API) and, depending on electives chosen, students may be eligible for API Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) eligibility and registration as a valuer with NSW Fair Trading. Students, depending on chosen electives, are also eligible for Australian Property Institute (API) certifications of Certified Property Practitioner, Certified Property Manager, Certified Funds Manager, Certified Asset Manager and Certified Development Practitioner.

Admission

Eligibility for admission to the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) is based on the following minimum requirements:

ATAR of at least 90.0 (or equivalent).

Currently enrolled undergraduate students must achieve a GPA of at least 5.0 across two consecutive semesters.

In addition to entry, students must continue to perform at a high level by maintaining a GPA of at least 5.0 across three consecutive semesters (with their performance to be reviewed annually). Students that fail to meet this performance requirement will be transferred to another Western Sydney University course that is deemed relevant in terms of completing their undergraduate studies.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to The University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

UAC

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the International Office website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which includes: • 70 credit points of common core units • 40 credit points of Advanced Business Leadership core units • 80 credit points of Major units • 10 credit points for the Capstone Engaged Learning unit (where relevant) • 40 credit points of elective/other units

Students in this course will be permitted to undertake one of the following ten Majors of the Bachelor of Business and Commerce:

  • Accounting
  • Applied Finance
  • Economics
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Property
  • Sport Management

Common Core Units

There are seven compulsory common core units

200336Business Academic Skills

recommended to be taken in first session of study

200184Introduction to Business Law
200571Management Dynamics
200083Marketing Principles
200101Accounting Information for Managers
200525Principles of Economics

Choose one of

200052Introduction to Economic Methods
200032Statistics for Business

Advanced Business Leadership Core Units

200572Advanced Business Seminars
200573Business Leadership
200574Frontiers of Business Theory and Analysis
200609Entrepreneurial Team

Recommended Sequence

Students in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) must follow one of the study programs listed below.

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Accounting)

KP2010Accounting

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Applied Finance)

KP2011Applied Finance

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Economics)

KP2012Economics

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Hospitality Management)

KP2013Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Human Resources Management)

KP2014Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (International Business)

KP2020International Business

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Management)

KP2015Management

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Marketing)

KP2016Marketing

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Property)

KP2017Property

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) (Sport Management)

KP2018Sport Management

Sub-major elective spaces

Students who do not wish to complete a Sub-major will be left with up to 40 credit points (four units) to choose elective units. These units can be chosen from any of the specialisations within the Bachelor of Business and Commerce or from the wider range of units offered by Western Sydney University. Enrolment in elective units is subject to meeting any required criteria for individual units, such as co-requisites and pre-requisites.

Students in the Accounting Major will use some of their elective units to meet the accreditation requirements associated with this Major.

Students in the Property Major are required to seek advice from the Director of Academic Program (Property) in relation to meeting the professional accreditation requirements.

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for sub-majors

Students in Advanced courses may use elective units toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major in Applied Leadership or Critical Thinking.

SM3082.1 Applied Leadership

SM3083.1 Critical Thinking

Western Sydney University offers sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

Business Sustainability Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

MyStudentRecords (MySR)



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