The Bachelor of Business is a three-year course, and is available on both a full time and part time basis.
A CHC Business degree is a dynamic and engaging degree that empowers you to make the world a better place. At CHC you will enjoy the practical orientation of the Business course that is grounded in business theories. In today’s business world, you need to be intuitive, focused and entrepreneurial. At CHC, we believe that successful businesses create wealth and well-being, prosperity, jobs and choices.
The course integrates a Christian worldview into general business studies, where students may undertake majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Management or Marketing. The course provides a strong theoretical foundation to develop effective professionals who have an appropriate base of skills and practical experience to integrate theory and practice in a range of not-for-profit and business-related fields.
The maximum time for the completion of the Bachelor of Business is 10 years. Extensions beyond this time may be approved where extenuating circumstances exist.
Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Business may articulate into the Bachelor of Business.
Students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Business may exit with the Diploma of Business, subject to the completion of course requirements.
Course admission information, including the ATAR/selection rank, and student profile for the Bachelor of Business can be found here.
COURSE ADMISSION CRITERIA
I am an applicant with:
RECENT SECONDARY EDUCATION
Applicants who have completed secondary education in the last two years and who are aged 17 years or over, are eligible for admission to this course.
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET) STUDY
Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study of at least a completed Certificate III (with a GPA of at least 4.0, where applicable) and who are aged 17 years or over, are eligible for admission to this course.
HIGHER EDUCATION STUDY
Applicants with completed higher education study, and applicants with higher education study of at least one semester (full-time equivalent) who wish to transfer to or within CHC, are eligible for admission to this course.
WORK AND LIFE EXPERIENCE
Applicants with work and life experience who demonstrate readiness for higher education, including successful completion of the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT), are eligible for admission to this course.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Applicants for whom English is not their first language must provide certified documentary evidence that their secondary schooling, or tertiary studies of at least one year, was conducted in the English language or they have satisfactory results in an acceptable English Language Proficiency examination (see table below). Results are to be no more than two years old as at the commencement of the course of study.
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5 (at least 6.0 in all subtests)|
|PTE (Academic)||59 (at least 51 in all subtests)|
|TOEFL (IBT)||90 (at least 16 in Listening, Reading; 21 in Writing; 18 in Speaking)|
WHAT TO EXPECT
Lecturers with expertise in their professions
Your lecturers all have real-world experience and bring current, practical knowledge to the classroom.
You won’t just learn from academics and textbooks but from engaged professionals who are passionate about business, law, marketing, accounting, management and leadership.
Work Integrated Learning
You will have the opportunity to put theory into practice with an internship, supported by CHC and your industry supervisor.
The internship unit counts towards your degree and often provides a “foot in the door” to your chosen industry or future employer.
Small classes and accessible lecturers
We care about our students and know you by name. You will have an individual mentor to guide you with course planning and study progress. Small class sizes mean that you can learn in a friendly, positive environment and more easily engage in class activities and discussion.
Choose your major and minor
The first foundational year provides you with a range of learning across a number of business disciplines. You can exit with a Diploma of Business, or continue with your chosen major of Accounting, Management or Marketing, or choose the Business Administration major which allows you to select your favourite units from across all three areas. You can also choose a minor in any of these areas, or select 4 elective units from any other course at CHC. You may also receive credit for the electives from previous studies in any other course at another university.
The Bachelor of Business consists of 24 units, 12 core units that provide knowledge of business principles and practices and which analyse Biblical Christian worldview in business and management contexts, 8 units chosen as a major study, and 4 units chosen as a minor study.
In place of a minor, students can complete 4 unspecified electives of any combination of CHC units and/or units offered by other higher education providers (subject to prerequisite requirements).
In planning their course, students must consult the Business Courses Guide for information regarding course rules and requirements, including unit prerequisite requirements.
Students complete a major of 8 units and a minor of 4 units in two of the following areas, or 4 electives in place of a minor (unit prerequisite requirements apply).
The Business Administration major consists of 7 units chosen from among the majors in Accounting, Management and Marketing, with a minimum of 3 units at 300-level, and the following unit:
Fees & Scholarships
CHC has a number of scholarships available in particular course areas to help students who are coming to CHC as school-leavers.
The Government also provides some financial assistance to students to help the transition into study.
Further information about scholarships and government financial assistance is available below.
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