2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Business | 2017

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Business



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Business

Intake Session(s):

Autumn/Spring                                        Autumn Only South Western Sydney

Delivery Mode:

On Campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Wollongong / 753660
Shoalhaven / 753661
Bateman's Bay / 753662
Bega / 753663
Southern Highlands / 753664
Southern Sydney / 753665
South Western Sydney / 753666

Additional Information:

Course Finder


The Bachelor of Business offers a broad education across all key aspects of the business environment including accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.  You can tailor your studies according to your interests by choosing subjects from a particular Business discipline, or you may combine Business electives with subjects from other faculties.  The selection of subjects can be made in conjunction with a Course Co-ordinator. 

A compulsory capstone subject is undertaken in the final year. 

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Business will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate core knowledge of business and organisations.
  2. Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  3. Critically analyse business and organisational issues in local, national and international contexts.
  4. Demonstrate responsible judgement in decision making.
  5. Work effectively with others on shared goals.
  6. Use relevant technology for professional purposes.
  7. Demonstrate independent learning. 

Course Structure

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Business a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 144 credit points by satisfactory completion of the following core subjects. 

Subject Code subject Name Credit Points
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals In Society 6
COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business 6
COMM121 Statistics for Business 6
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance 6
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6
MARK101 Marketing Principles 6
Plus at least one subject from the following:
OPS 113 Business Oriented Information Systems 6
ACCY112 Accounting In Organisations 6
ECON102 Economics and Society 6
MGNT102 Business Communications 6
Capstone subject:
COMM331 Integrative Business Capstone 6

Plus at least 48 credit points of subjects chosen from the Faculty Schedule of which 18 credit points must be from 300 level Business subjects successfully completed at a pass grade or better.

Plus additional subjects to reach 144 credit points. No more than 72 credit points shall be for 100-level subjects.

PLEASE NOTE: Subject and session offerings may change prior to the commencement of session. Not all subjects will be delivered at all campuses. Students are advised to check the latest information available on the Subject Database.

General Electives

In addition to core and selected subjects, students may complete elective subjects chosen from any UOW subject offerings available at each campus (provided they meet the subject enrolment requirements), to total 144 cps for the degree. Students are encouraged to complete business related electives, listed on the Subject Database.  A recommended elective to apply to enrol within their final year of study is the Professional Experience in Business (COMM391).

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 14 December, 2017