Honours

Bachelor of Business Honours

Boost your business expertise, professional skills and future prospects even further by adding a postgraduate qualification to your existing business degree.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

H1255

Study mode

Full Time or Part Time

Duration (years)

1

Selection rank

CRICOS code

0101800
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Exceptional overall experience

Awarded a five-star rating in The Good Universities Guide 2020 for overall experience.

Comprehensive student support

The Good Universities Guide 2020 awarded our student support a five-star rating.

Excellent teaching quality

Our teaching quality achieved a five-star rating in The Good Universities Guide 2020.

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Overview

If you achieve excellent results while studying your bachelor’s degree in business, this course will help you build your specialist knowledge even further. You will gain advanced discipline knowledge, learn to plan, organise and find solutions, and work independently. You will expand your research, critical thinking and communication abilities and develop superior analytical skills. An honours qualification demonstrates your leadership potential and accelerates your employment in industry and provides a pathway to a PhD.

Over one year of study (or longer if you take part-time options), you’ll dive deeper into the subject area of your undergraduate degree.

3 reasons to study Business Honours at Murdoch

  • Be inspired to develop your expertise as you get mentored by our teaching and research staff who are business professionals with experience and insights to share.
  • You will challenge and question the status quo, taking approaches that are valued by businesses in all industry sectors.
  • We provide a stimulating environment, with the benefits of small classes and highly interactive discussions with fellow students and academics.

What you’ll learn

  • Develop and apply exceptional problem solving and analytical thinking skills that provide you with a distinct advantage when applying for professional roles.
  • How to conduct independent and original research using research principles and methods applicable to business research and critically analyse others’ research.
  • Develop the communication skills you need to present your knowledge and ideas to a specialist audience.
  • Expand your creative-thinking and communication skills as you build on your business discipline expertise.
  • Learn how to succeed while working independently on a challenging problem.

Your future career

With an Honours qualification in business you will qualify for most PhD programs across Australia, and some internationally, including programs in the United Kingdom and the United States. You might also choose from a range of opportunities in businesses, start-ups, research institutions, government and the community sector.

Depending on your major, you could work in a range of roles, including:

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
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Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
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Structure

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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must be able to meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which may include the successful completion of a variety of English proficiency tests.

Minimum English Language Requirements - Undergraduate (pdf) 200 KB
Minimum English Language Requirements - Postgraduate (pdf) 216 KB

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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