Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership)

Approved Abbreviation: BBus&Com(ABL)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2741.2

CRICOS Code: 060299A

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 2009 (Autumn).

Commencement Year 2008 - 2741.1 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 sixteen (16) different key programs, 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. Although the course is offered at Parramatta students will be permitted to study at other campuses depending on the key program they choose. For example, a student with an interest in Sport Management key program offered only at the Campbelltown campus will be able to complete the appropriate units at this campus.

Please see course entry for 2739.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce for a list of the Key Programs available.

Study Mode
Three years full-time.


Admission is via UAC.

UAI 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.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as outlined in the structure below.

Year 1

Autumn session

200336Business Academic Skills
200525Principles of Economics
200101Accounting Information for Managers
200083Marketing Principles

Spring session

200571Management Dynamics
200184Introduction to Business Law

Choose one of:

200032Statistics for Business
200052Introduction to Economic Methods

And one Key Program specialist unit

Year 2

Autumn session

Four Key Program specialist units

Spring session

Three Key Program specialist units

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

200572Advanced Business Seminars
200573Business Leadership

And two electives

Spring session

200574Frontiers of Business Theory and Analysis
200609Entrepreneurial Team

Key Program specialist business Engaged Unit

And one elective

Sub-major elective spaces

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

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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

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Please note that sub-majors may not be available within some Key Programs where free elective choice is restricted, for example where specified electives are required for professional accreditation purposes. Please refer to the relevant Key Program entries in course 2739.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce at the link shown above.

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