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C10226v5 Bachelor of Business

Award(s): Bachelor of Business (BBus)
CRICOS code: 063721A
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 144
Course EFTSL: 3
Location: Shanghai University

Notes

This course is only offered offshore. It is available in Shanghai. The language of tuition is English.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Assumed knowledge
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Levels of award
Transfer between UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Bachelor of Business offers students a sound background in all areas of business through common core subjects, in addition to in-depth knowledge in one or more chosen areas of interest.

This course provides a basic understanding of important aspects of business with a choice of majors.

Course aims

The degree seeks to provide students with the knowledge, competencies and values necessary to develop critical, analytical and evaluative skills essential for a fulfilling and effective career in business.

Career options

Career options include careers in international business and management.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Show an understanding of essential concepts necessary for a career in business
1.2 Demonstrate inter-relationships between differing business disciplines
2.1 Locate, select and analyse relevant data and resources
2.2 Critically evaluate data and resources in the context of relevant academic literature
2.3 Apply critical and creative thinking to address issues in business
3.1 Critically analyse and produce written disciplinary texts for academic and professional audiences
3.2 Produce oral presentations suitable for academic and/or professional audiences
3.3 Demonstrate and critically reflect on how individuals work in teams in an inclusive manner
4.1 Demonstrate an awareness of conflicting ethical demands of various stakeholders within business
4.2 Evaluate business responses to ethical issues and dilemmas
4.3 Critically analyse the core professional obligations, values and operations of organisations, including sustainability in teams in an inclusive manner
5.1 Demonstrate work-ready disciplinary knowledge
5.2 Apply technical skills necessary for professional practice in business

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

Applicants must have successfully completed the Insearch Diploma of Business, with no more than two subject failures in the course. Further information about admission requirements, including English language requirements, for the Insearch Diploma of Business is available from UTS:INSEARCH.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Assumed knowledge

Mathematics and any two units of English. Bridging courses are available.

Credit recognition

According to the agreement between Shanghai University (SU) and UTS, students from SU who meet both the English language requirement and the academic requirement can apply for the UTS Bachelor of Business and are given credit recognition for their studies at SU. These students are granted one-year credit or advanced standing to the second year of the UTS Bachelor of Business.

This advanced standing practice is the same as that for the Insearch UTS Diploma of Business Studies and Diploma of Business and Commerce delivered in Sydney.

Students who do not have the diploma from SILC (Sydney Institute of Language and Commerce) but have appropriate academic and English language requirements may apply for advanced standing.

Course duration and attendance

The eight subjects taught by UTS are delivered in two teaching blocks with all the subjects completed in one year. The subjects are delivered in a lecture/tutorial format. During each 12-week block, UTS academics coordinate these subjects and provide face-to-face lectures in Shanghai.

The delivery pattern of these subjects may be modified from time to time and by mutual agreement.

Course structure

There are two majors for this course that are delivered by UTS at Shanghai University: the Management major and the International Business major.

The structure of the delivery mode in Shanghai University is:

  • The first part (48 credit points) comprises the Insearch Diploma of Business Studies or the Insearch Diploma of Business and Commerce. This part is equivalent to the core or the first year of the UTS Bachelor of Business. This part is delivered in standard, full-time mode with session-long subjects through SILC. On successful completion, students are granted one-year credit or advanced standing to the second year of the UTS Bachelor of Business.
  • The second part of the UTS Bachelor of Business (48 credit points) comprises the Management major or the International Business major in the UTS Bachelor of Business. Academics from UTS teach eight subjects over two teaching blocks in one year. The subjects are delivered in Shanghai University using a lecture/tutorial format.
  • The third part of the UTS Bachelor of Business comprises 48 credit points of non-specified elective subjects taught by Shanghai University. These electives are drawn from a range of degree-level subjects offered in English by SU in standard full-time mode as session-long subjects. The subjects are accredited as part of the UTS Bachelor of Business in accordance with UTS quality assurance policies and processes.

Course completion requirements

STM90850 Core subjects (Business) 48cp
CBK90812 Major choice 48cp
CBK90813 Year 3 (Business) 48cp
Total 144cp

Levels of award

The Bachelor of Business may be awarded with distinction, credit or pass.

Transfer between UTS courses

The following study options are available to Shanghai University students who wish to transfer to study a full year of the course at UTS in Sydney.

  • Major (48 credit points): Students need to seek advice at the time of enrolment as to which major they are eligible to take based on their prior knowledge and the timetabling of subjects during their chosen sessions. Students who study the UTS Management major at Shanghai University are not allowed to undertake the Management major in Sydney.
  • Two sub-majors (24 credit points each) or one sub-major and four electives (24 credit points each): Students need to seek advice at the time of enrolment as to which sub-majors, electives and subjects they are eligible to take based on their prior knowledge and the timetabling of subjects during their chosen sessions.

Other information

The overall responsibility for all academic aspects of the Bachelor of Business degree at Shanghai University resides with the Director, UTS Business School Programs (Shanghai), Professor Sarath Delpachitra and the Dean of the Faculty of Business, Professor Roy Green. UTS staff works closely with senior staff from SILC and Shanghai University in relation to all aspects of the course through the dual degree management committee.

Professor Sarath Delpachitra
email
Sarath.Delpachitra@uts.edu.au