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Bachelor of

Applied Business (Management)

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Study mode online
Monthly Intake (1st Monday of every month)
Nationally recognised
3 years full time or 6 years part time
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360 credit points
Flexible payments available
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Your consultation and part of your enrolment will be managed by Upskilled, and your qualification will be delivered by La Trobe University in its entirety. This includes (but is not limited to) all payments, HECS-HELP applications, training and assessments, and student support.

La Trobe University has partnered with Didasko to deliver this degree. This amazing higher education business course is only available online, delivered via the award-winning Didasko online learning management platform.

About the qualification

Looking to move into a management role? The Bachelor of Applied Business (Management) is a specialist degree that can equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to flourish in a career in management. This qualification will have you learn how to create a high-performing team, as well as understand the importance of innovation and development when it comes to your management style.

As a manager, you're expected to work on the big-picture tasks that directly affect your role and also have accountability when it comes to the performance and progression of your employees. This degree does not compromise practical knowledge, so all the theory you learn throughout will be relevant to real-work scenarios that can help you thrive in this aspect.

With the program being delivered 100% online, this qualification is perfect if you're a career changer or someone looking for a promotion. If you're looking to develop skills to succeed as a manager, this could be the qualification that is best matched towards your future career goals. It can also help you prepare for the challenging and rewarding aspects of working in management.

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3 years full time or 6 years part time
360 credit points

The Bachelor of Applied Business (Management) is an ideal qualification if you intend on working as a manager, or simply want to move up the career ladder and work your way up to a management role. This program can equip you with the practical knowledge needed, with high salary potential earnings if you complete the degree.

During the course, you'll be learning topics like business ethics, leadership and organisational change & development. You'll also have the option of choosing electives that complement well with the core subjects. Elective topics can range from general business to marketing-focused areas.

Course structure

This bachelor degree is conducted over a 3 year (full-time) or 6 year (part-time) period and is delivered online by Didasko.

The course structure below is indicative and subject to change depending on how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives. The program is designed to give you the option of exiting the course with an applied diploma (after Year 1) or an applied associate degree (after Year 2). Note: only one testamur will be issued which will be for the highest level achieved.

In your third year, you'll have the opportunity to study core units, focusing on areas like entrepreneurship and strategic management. You'll also be asked to select three elective units where you have the option of studying ones with a focus on general business or marketing. You also have the option to undertake work-based learning project where you can apply your understanding of business principles to your current employer.


Studying online has many great benefits and can provide convenience to those who have busy, professional work lives. This bachelor's degree is flexible and allows you to learn at a time that suits you without disrupting your work and personal commitments. By studying this qualification, you'll have:

  • Access to a 100% online course from start to finish
  • Full support from qualified academics
  • Access to engaging and award-winning content
  • An easy-to-use, single learning portal
  • The ability to start immediately via monthly intakes
Recognition of Prior Learning

Students who have studied at a tertiary level elsewhere or happen to have a qualification or work experience similar to this degree may qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer.

Upon enrolment, students will be able to discuss if their experience or previous studies qualifies for RPL/Credit Transfer, which can help them complete their studies earlier or reduce their study load.

Course materials range from webinars, tutorials and lectures, which can be accessed online by students. Assessments for this program will have students answering open-ended questions and undertaking various practical activities and assignments to apply the theoretical concepts learnt throughout the course.


The Bachelor of Applied Business (Management) consists of core units and elective subjects. Students are required to complete 360 credit points to satisfy the requirements for the course. They also have the option to exit early, either to graduate with an associate degree (240 credit points) or diploma qualification (120 credit points).


Year 1 core subjects

Unit Code
Unit Name
MGT1FOX Foundations of Management
BUS1OPX Office Professional
BUS1BFX Business Fundamentals
BUS1AFX Accounting and Finance Fundamentals
MKT1MDX Marketing: Stand & Deliver
MGT1OBX Working with Others
CSE1SPX Sustainability Practices

Elective subjects (choose 1)

Unit Code
Unit Name
BUS2WDX Manage Diversity
BUS2PMX Project Management
CSE1ITX Information Technology Fundamentals
MKT1ADX Advertising in a Digital Age

Year 2 core subjects

Unit Code
Unit Name
MGT2BEX Business Ethics
MGT2HRX Human Resource Management
BUS1ABX Analysing Business Data
BUS2BIX Business Innovation
LST2BSX Introduction to Business Law & Ethics
BUS1BUX Investigating Economic Issues
MGT2IMX Managing Across Borders

Elective subjects (choose 1)

Unit Code
Unit Name
BUS2WDX Manage Diversity
BUS2PMX Project Management
MKT2MRX Market, Audience & Social Research
MKT2BBX Digital Branding & Retailing
MKT2CBX Consumer Behaviour

Year 3 core subjects

Unit Code
Unit Name
MGT3OCX Organisational Change & Development
MGT3SMX Strategic Management
BUS3DBX Digital Business
BUS3ENX Entrepreneurship
MGT3LWX Leadership

Elective subjects (choose 3)

Unit Code
Unit Name
BUS3SVX Service Management
BUS3WLX Work-based learning project
MKT3IMX International Marketing
MKT3SOX Social Marketing
MGT3SMX Strategic Management


This bachelor degree can help improve employment prospects for those interested in pursuing a career in management. Graduates can potentially explore the following career outcomes.

Entry requirements

Start date
Monthly Intake (1st Monday of every month)

For admission to this study program, one of the following is required:

  • If you have completed Year 12 in the past 2 years, you will need a 50+ ATAR score with a Units 3 & 4 study score of at least 25 in English, or
  • An equivalent academic level achievement, or
  • At least two years of work experience, after leaving school

All students are required to undergo the online Pre-enrolment Assessment and achieve a pass mark of 60%.

Students undergo a pre-enrolment interview process to assess their suitability for the program. Upon enrolment, students need to provide supporting documentation such as Proof of ID, Proof of Citizenship, Academic/Work Documentation and Photo.

*Additional eligibility criteria may be applicable and affected by other factors and personal circumstances. Please speak with our Education Consultants to confirm your eligibility for this course.

Resource requirements

To get the most out of this exciting online experience, we recommend you equip yourself with the right tools for the job before you commence your studies.

All study resources (content and assessments) will be provided as part of the course. You will need to supply the following.

  • A good, reliable internet connection
  • Computer capable of running Windows (check with manufacturer if unsure)
  • Webcam
  • Sound capabilities (microphone/speakers)

Please note: should you wish to take electives, BUS2PMX - Project Management or CSE1ITX - Information Technology Fundamentals, and you are studying using an Apple computer, please let us know at the time of your selection.

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