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Bachelor of Business (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)

Approved Abbreviation: BBus


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2804.1

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 099346M


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing 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 for this course is 2017 or later.

The Bachelor of Business (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) is a three year undergraduate course that brings together a comprehensive foundation of business knowledge and skills to teach effectively across the full curriculum range at secondary school level. The business units are designed to equip students with foundation knowledge in Accounting, Marketing, Management, International Business and Economics. The education units are broadly structured for students to investigate and critique contemporary education issues. Students are also provided with the opportunity to study subject content units in either Modern History or Geography and Urban Studies, dependent on their interests. This course leads into a Master of Teaching (Secondary), an accredited postgraduate qualification which presents opportunities for employment across Australia as well as internationally.

Study Mode
Three years full-time or six years part-time. The business units in this course are offered at the Parramatta City, Bankstown and Campbelltown campuses and the secondary teaching units are generally offered at the Parramatta South, Bankstown and Penrith campuses, or online. Students may be required to travel between campuses in order to complete this course.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Francine Garlinbusiness.courses@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Campbelltown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Campbelltown CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

Eligibility for admission to the Bachelor of Business (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) is based on the following minimum requirements:

Year 12 HSC (or equivalent); or completed Diploma of Business Western Sydney University The College; or completed relevant VET award.

Assumed Knowledge: Mathematics and any two units of English. Students unable to demonstrate sufficient levels of achievement in mathematics will be required to use one of the elective units to increase their mathematical aptitude. This will not lengthen the period of study.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

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.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their 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 include four core units plus four professional units, plus two majors – M2509 Business Studies and M1120 Secondary Teaching.

Students must complete a minimum of 60 credit points at Level 3.

Core Units (compulsory 40 credit points)

The four compulsory core units that provide students with essential business knowledge are

Level 1

200911Enterprise Innovation and Markets
200909Enterprise Law
200912Enterprise Leadership
200910Financing Enterprises

Professional Units (choose 40 credit points)

Students are required to complete one unit from each of the four professional key focus areas: numeracy, career planning, innovation and enterprise engagement, a total of 40 credit points.

Complete the following numeracy unit:

Level 1

200032Statistics for Business

Complete the following career planning unit:

Level 2

200376Managing and Developing Careers

Complete the following innovation unit:

Level 3

200918Design Thinking for Creativity

Plus choose one unit from the following enterprise engagement units:

Level 3

200568Contemporary Management Issues
200920Enterprise Internship

Compulsory Majors

Students are required to enrol in and complete the two majors below.

M2509Business Studies
M1120Secondary Teaching

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200909Enterprise Law
200910Financing Enterprises
200911Enterprise Innovation and Markets
200912Enterprise Leadership

Spring session

200032Statistics for Business
200972Accounting in Context

And two units from the Secondary Teaching major

Year 2

Autumn session

200922Consumers, Firms and Markets
200864Managing in the Global Environment

And two units from the Secondary Teaching major

Spring session

200488Corporate Financial Management
200376Managing and Developing Careers

And two units from the Secondary Teaching major

Year 3

Autumn session

200862Creating Change and Innovation
200815Globalisation and Sustainability
200863Leadership and Entrepreneurship

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Spring session

200918Design Thinking for Creativity

Choose one of

200923Corporations, Economic Power and Policy
200925Growth, Cycles and Crises

Choose one of

200568Contemporary Management Issues
200920Enterprise Internship

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

200909Enterprise Law
200911Enterprise Innovation and Markets

Spring session

200910Financing Enterprises
200912Enterprise Leadership

Year 2

Autumn session

200032Statistics for Business

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Spring session

200972Accounting in Context

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Year 3

Autumn session

200922Consumers, Firms and Markets

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Spring session

200864Managing in the Global Environment

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Year 4

Autumn session

200488Corporate Financial Management

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Spring session

200376Managing and Developing Careers

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Year 5

Autumn session

200862Creating Change and Innovation

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Spring session

200918Design Thinking for Creativity

And one unit from the Secondary Teaching major

Year 6

Autumn session

200863Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Choose one of

200923Corporations, Economic Power and Policy
200925Growth, Cycles and Crises

Spring session

200815Globalisation and Sustainability

Choose one of

200568Contemporary Management Issues
200920Enterprise Internship


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