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Bachelor of Business

Course Name: Bachelor of Business

Provider: Upskilled

Level: Bachelor

Delivery Method: Online

Course Overview

Are you an aspiring CEO? Have a big idea and passionate about starting your own business? Or maybe you're looking for skills and a university qualification that will give you options and career flexibility in the future?

Secure a professional profit for your future self – with a Bachelor of Business. Learn all the skills needed to function at a management capacity and gain a nationally recognised qualification that is also recognised as a University degree. 

This Business Degree is perfect for those aspiring to a successful career in the business world. It's also a well suited qualification for those wanting to climb the corporate ladder with the help of a valuable degree. The flexibility of the courses elective selection also means you can tailor it to your own goals and business specialisation - choose from electives in marketing, public relations, events, tourism and hospitality.

This degree can be completed in just two years when enrolling in the accelerated delivery mode, meaning you could fast-track your path to a Bachelors Degree, which typically takes 3-4 years to complete!

Delivered by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as APM College of Business and Communication RTO 0269 CRICOS 00246M

Course Description

The Bachelor of Business offers students the opportunity to embrace basic business principles and absorb the necessary knowledge while allowing students to tailor their unit structure accordingly with their interests and desired career goals - meaning participants cover ground zero of business and build specialist skills that they can utilise in the real world of everyday business. 

This course covers all facets of business operations from HR, Management and Leadership to Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, Law and Project Management. With the addition of a broad scope of elective options, you can tailor your qualification to suit your career goals.

The best part of this degree is that it includes 520 hours of practical work placement, which means you graduate with invaluable professional experience – and a serious competitive advantage.


Unlike distance education or correspondence courses,  the facilitated online cohort-based study model allows you to interact and network with other students, using a range of communication and collaboration tools such as discussion forums, message boards, blogs and wiki’s (editable web pages) and RSS feeds, to ensure you never feel isolated in your independent learning. Courses feature:

  • Flexible learning: online, on-campus or blended options available
  • Accelerated option, complete your degree in 2 years
  • Industry experienced lecuturers
  • Industry placement so you graduate with experience
  • Dedicated industry team to help your career
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over a duration of 2-4 years.   You can choose from Full-time, part-time or accelerated delivery modes, putting you in total control of your completion date. Campus locations are available in Sydney and Brisbane.

Industry Placement

Students undertake over 500 hours of practical work placement over the course of their degree, which means you graduate with not only a qualification but also invaluable professional experience - equipping you to be work ready. 


For Domestic students: Degree: ATAR 60 or equivalent Associate Degree: ATAR 58 or equivalent HE Diploma: ATAR 56 or equivalent OR Any completed Diploma OR any completed foundation Certificate *Special entry can be applied for if you have demonstrated the ability to undertake study at this level through work experience, and/or other formal, informal or non-formal study attempted and/or completed. International students require an IELTS 6.0 with no skills band less than 5.5. Applicants should have completed Senior High School Certificate (Year 12) or equivalent or Mature age entry with relevant work experience.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation for evaluation by assessors. More information can be found here for course credit and here for RPL.

Unit Outline

The Bachelor of Business consists of three levels of subjects, each with core units of competency and electives are chosen by students to complete each level. The course consists of 13 core units of competency and 11 elective units, making a total of 24 units of competency needed to complete the course. 

Level 100 Subjects

  • MGT101A - Managing in a Global Environment
  • HRM101A - Introduction to HR Management and Leadership
  • RAS101A - Research and Academic Skills
  • MKT101A - Marketing Fundamentals
  • ACC101A - Introduction to Business Accounting
  • Choose three (3) 100 Level electives
  • You can choose to exit the course here with a Diploma of Business

Level 200 Subjects

  • MGT201A - Project Management
  • ECO201A - Economics
  • LAW201A - Business and Law
  • STAT201A - Research and Enquiry for Managers
  • Choose four (4) 200 level electives
  • You can choose to exit the course here with an Associate Degree of Business

Level 300 Subjects 

  • MGT301A - Ethics and Sustainability
  • MGT302A - Strategic Management
  • MGT303A - Business Information Analysis
  • IND301A - Industry Consulting Project
  • Choose four (4) 300 level electives
  • Contact us today or open live chat to talk to an education adviser to find out about the elective units in detail. 

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