Commerce / Management

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On Offer Yes
Award Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Management
Accepting Applications Accepting Applications for Semester 2, 2014
Program Coordinator Mr Adam Baker
Contact Hours (per week) Full-time: 15-17 hrs, Part-time: 7-12 hrs
Classes Held

Higher Education students can expect the majority of classes to fall any time between 8:30 am and 6:30pm, Monday to Friday. The timetable for Higher Education programs will be finalised when offers are made.

Commences Commences Semester 2, 2014
Program Outline

The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double degree is a professional program for those wishing to pursue a career in the area of business commerce, business administration, management or human resource management. The double degree is designed to be flexible. Both degrees give students the practical and conceptual skills they need to be leaders in their profession.

The Business School allows program combinations to be tailored to suit chosen career paths. Commerce students may elect to undertake a specialisation in Accounting, Applied Economics and Finance or Business Law. Management students may elect to undertake a specialisation in Human Resource Management, Organisational Management and Leadership, Marketing or Tourism.

Please note that students applying through VTAC are required to apply for the Bachelor of Commerce program (3700437401) and determine specialisation upon enrolment.

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Commerce provides you with a range of career options across a wide range of business types. You might expect to be employed as an accountant, a financial adviser, a business consultant or an economist.
A Bachelor of Management provides you with a range of career options in a variety of organisations. You might expect to be employed as a personnel manager, human resource consultant or industrial relations manager.

Program Rules and Requirements

Unless otherwise specified each course within the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management has equal weight. A normal full time load in the separate degrees is 8 courses per year. The normal full time load in the combined degree program is 9 courses per year. The program is made up of a total of 36 courses which includes 16 for each degree, including foundation courses, core courses and electives courses.

Foundation courses should be completed early in the program of study that is, by the end of the third semester. Core, specialisation and elective courses can be undertaken throughout the program.

To complete a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double degree students will need to gain a total of 540 credit points by completing 36 courses of 15 credit points each and fulfill the following conditions:

Note: the following assumes 15 credit point courses.

This will include passing:

At least 16 courses (240 credit points) from each of the component degrees

Satisfy the core requirements for each of the separate degrees

Pass an additional 4 courses which may be taken from any degree program within the University. No more than 2 of these courses may be level one introductory courses (ie. a first year course that has no prerequisites);

No more than 16 level one courses can be counted towards your degree.

Program Content For further information regarding the Program Content for this program, please select the link below:
General
Program Majors AvailableGeneral
Sample Program Structure
This Sample Program Structure is not to be used for enrolment purposes. Refer to information provided by your school for your individual program structure.

The indicative fees are for a Commonwealth Supported Place. Not all Post Graduate Programs offer a Commonwealth Supported Place. Please refer to our Schedule of Fees page for more information regarding Indicative Program fees.

General Credit Points CSP Fee

Year 1 Semester 1
BUHRM1501 Introduction To Human Resource Management 15 $1,261
BUMGT1501 Management Principles 15 $1,261
BUTSM1501 Introduction To Tourism 15 $1,261
ITECH1005 Business Information Systems 15 $1,077

Year 1 Semester 2
BUACC1506 Accounting & Business Decisions 15 $1,261
BUACC1507 Accounting Fundamentals 15 $1,261
BULAW1502 Fundamentals Of Law 15 $756
BUMGT2601 Management Skills 15 $1,261
BUMKT1501 Introduction To Marketing 15 $1,261
STATS1900 Business Statistics 15 $1,077

Year 2 Semester 1
BUECO1507 Business Microeconomics 15 $1,261
BUGEN1530 Principles Of Responsible Business 15 $1,261
BULAW1503 Commercial Law 15 $756
BUMGT2606 Managing People At Work 15 $1,261

Year 2 Semester 2
BUECO1508 Business Macroeconomics 15 $1,261
BUMGT2621 Business Communications 15 $1,261

Year 3 Semester 1
BUMGT2602 Managerial Research Methods 15 $1,261
BUACC2603 Corporate Accounting 15 $1,261
BUACC2613 Management Accounting 1 15 $1,261
BULAW2611 Organisation Law 15 $756

Year 3 Semester 2
BUACC2606 Financial Accounting 15 $1,261
BUACC2614 Management Accounting 2 15 $1,261
BUMGT2615 Designing Effective Organisations 15 $1,261
BUMKT2601 Services Marketing 15 $1,261

Year 4 Semester 1
BUACC1521 Personal Financial Planning 1 15 $1,261
BUACC3701 Financial Management 15 $1,261
BUHRM3701 Management Of Change & Organisational Development 15 $1,261
BULAW3731 Income Tax Law & Practice 15 $756

Year 4 Semester 2
BUACC3741 Auditing 15 $1,261
BUHRM3702 Strategic Human Resource Management 15 $1,261
BUMGT3702 Strategic Management 15 $1,261
BUMKT3702 Marketing Strategy & Analysis 15 $1,261

Indicative Totals:

480

$37,964

All courses listed in bold are core courses which must be undertaken as part of this program.
All courses listed in italics are electives - they are examples only, of some of the many courses available within the program.

Sample Program Structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen Program.
Please contact the FedUni for further information on available options.
Information Sessions
There are currently no information sessions scheduled.
Professional Recognition The Bachelor of Commerce at the Mt Helen campus is accredited by Australia's two leading professional accounting associations:*

. CPA Australia
. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Completion of an accredited degree is the first step towards qualifying as a member of these associations and becoming a CPA or Chartered Accountant.

Bachelor of Commerce students may also be eligible to apply for membership of Australian Computing Society and Australian Institute of Banking and Finance, upon completion of nominated courses in the Bachelor of Commerce.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Management, students may apply for membership to the following associations:*

. Australian Human Resources Institute
. Australian Institute of Management
. Australian Institute of Travel & Tourism
. Australian Market & Social Research Society
. Australian Marketing Institute
. Pacific Asia Travel Association
. Victoria Tourism Industry Council

* Eligibility may depend on courses completed.
School/Department

The Business School (Ref 09288)

Contact Us

Tel: 5327 9000
Freecall: 1800 333 864
Email: info@federation.edu.au
Web: http://www.federation.edu.au/schools/the-business-school

International Students This information may not apply to international students.
For further information contact:
International Student Programs
Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
Email: international@federation.edu.au
Web: http://federation.edu.au/international
DomesticDomestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. Show InternationalInternational students are students who are not Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. International students must pay overseas/international fees.
FedUni Code BM5
VTAC Code 370037021 (Mount Helen)
Mid year entry Yes
Credit Points 540
Duration (EFTSL) 4.500
Objectives

The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double degree will give students the skills they need to be leaders in commerce and management. It focuses on the hard-edged courses needed for professional accreditation with major professional bodies. It provides a well-defined career path for professionals in the world of commerce and management.

Duration Four-and-a-half years full-time, or part-time equivalent. The program may be completed in four years.
Location Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)
Application Method Application is via VTAC at www.vtac.edu.au
Mid Year applicants and current FedUni students wishing to transfer to another FedUni program are required to complete the Direct Application for Admission (Internal Transfer) form. To obtain a copy of this form, please visit www.federation.edu.au/apply
Entry Requirements Successful completion of the VCE including prerequisites Units 1 and 2 - two units of Mathematics (any); interstate or overseas equivalent; Mature Age entry.
Extra Requirements

Non-Year 12 applicants applying through VTAC must complete and submit the VTAC PI form (through VTAC).

Pathways/Alternate Entry

Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications.

Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management can consider the following options;

1. Enrol in single units(courses) such as :

BUACC1506 - Accounting and Business Decisions
BUHRM1501 - Introduction to HRM
BUMGT1501 - Management Principles

2. Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST) - designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study. On successful completion of FAST, students can apply for the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management for the next semester.

Negotiated offers will be taken into this program. This degree is a REEP eligible program.

Students can progress to the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or a Bachelor of Management (Honours) as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.

Indicative Fees Indicative Fee total for a Commonwealth Supported Place: $37,964

Please visit www.federation.edu.au/fees to obtain further information regarding Indicative Program Fees.
Show DomesticDomestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. InternationalInternational students are students who are not Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. International students must pay overseas/international fees.
English Language Requirement

From 2014 - Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

VTAC (International) 370037023 (Mount Helen)
CRICOS Program Code 039578C
FedUni Code BM5
Duration (International) 4.5
Fee - Annual Fee 2014 $16,700
Assessment Assignments, essays, class presentations, group work and exams.
RPL and Credit Transfer International students wishing to apply for RPL and Credit Transfer are required to provide syllabus of previous study undertaken at time of applying for a program. Not all programs offer RPL and Credit Transfer. Contact the International Student Programs office at international@federation.edu.au
Objectives

The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double degree will give students the skills they need to be leaders in commerce and management. It focuses on the hard-edged courses needed for professional accreditation with major professional bodies. It provides a well-defined career path for professionals in the world of commerce and management.

Teaching Location (International Students) The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management is only offered at the Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat.
Application Method International students currently studying VCE in Victoria (Australia) are required to apply through VTAC. All other international students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees are required to apply through the Federation University Australia's International office. All international students applying for Higher Degrees by Research are required to apply through Research Services.
Entry Requirements - International International students must meet the following basic entry requirements (see below):
  • English language entry requirements
  • Academic entry requirements
  • Extra Requirements - Int There are no additional entry requirements to enter this program other than the University Entry Requirements listed above.





    Pathways (International) Please refer to contact listed under 'Program Enquiries'.
    Program Enquiries - International International Student Programs
    Federation University Australia
    PO Box 663
    Ballarat Victoria 3353
    Australia

    Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
    Fax: +61 3 5327 9017
    Email: international@federation.edu.au
    Web: federation.edu.au/international
    Further Information Contact Us:
    Tel: 1800 FED UNI (1800 333 864) Email: info@federation.edu.au

    A range of student services, are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please call the number listed above.
    The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

    All information contained in this publication including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of going to press as at the date above, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

    CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
    Information correct as at 12/Jun/2014
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