Undergraduate

Bachelor of Business

Whether you have your career path in business mapped out or are still exploring where your passion lies, the Bachelor of Business is the perfect place to start.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

B1367

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

3

Selection rank

70

CRICOS code

079326C
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Five-star rating

For Learner Engagement and Student Support for Accounting, Business and Management. 1

Global top 100

Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years of age. 2

Top 20%

Ranked in the top 20% of universities in Australia for teaching quality. 3

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Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
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Overview

With a Bachelor of Business, you can create your own future.

This degree offers general business foundations with an opportunity for specialisation in one or two specific fields of business. Designed with industry needs in mind, the Bachelor of Business provides a balance of structure and choice, with flexibility that allows you to tailor your studies to reflect your individual career aspirations. You might learn how to build the most effective teams, explore how business operates across international borders or learn how to connect with a range of audiences through a growing number of marketing channels.

3 reasons to study Business at Murdoch

  • You will be supported by passionate teachers that care about you and your learning
  • Our industry-relevant curriculum is designed with your future in mind and is embedded with opportunities to work on industry projects, in professional practice placements or in simulated environments.
  • We encourage your passion to make a difference, and provide you with the requisite skills, knowledge and future focused capabilities.

What you’ll learn

  • Develop the business and management skills and knowledge you need to shape business interactions in a creative, inclusive and ethical way.
  • How to create strategies that address complex challenges in a range of business settings.
  • creative ways of thinking, problem-solving and innovation relevant for the business workplaces of the future.
  • How to approach and address business issues and challenges for any size of business.
  • Building your global business and leadership skills and realise your ambitions to make a real difference in a complex and rapidly changing world.

Your future career

With a Bachelor of Business, you might work your way into a senior role with a global corporation, or you could chart a career in not-for-profit organisations, government agencies or even create your own start-up. Depending on your major and your interests, you might pursue a career in accounting, consulting, consumer products, entrepreneurship, finance/banking, marketing or human resources.

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

  • Marketing or Financial Manager
  • Accountant
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Planner
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Investment Strategist
  • Human Resources Advisor

Professional recognition

When you graduate, you could be eligible for a range of memberships and accreditations, depending on the area of study you choose.

For example, if you choose to major in Finance, you could be eligible to apply for an associate membership of professional associations the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

If you major in Accounting and take a minor in Professional Accounting, you will be eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia, direct entry into the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand Programme, and Associate membership of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

 

For more details about this course, please download our information pack.

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Study areas

Apply to start

You can apply to start studying at the following times.
Available Not Available
Internal External
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Find out how to apply successfully.

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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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

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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