University of Technology Sydney

C10412v2 Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment

Award(s): Bachelor of Management (BM)
Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment (BSustEnv)

UAC code: 609801 (Autumn session, Spring session, Spring session)
CRICOS code: 102819H
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 192
Course EFTSL: 4
Location: City campus


This is a new course from 2021. Students may use the 2020 selection rank for the Bachelor of Management as a guide. The lowest selection rank for Autumn 2020 intake for the respective majors are:

80.40 (Digital Creative Enterprise); 81.15 (Events); 80.00 (Sport Business)

Career options
Innovation and Transdisciplinary program
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Inherent requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Levels of award
Transfer between UTS courses
Other information


The Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment provides students with a strong foundation in management studies while developing key skills required to operate successfully in contemporary organisations. These attributes include collaborative teamwork, business design, innovation, and entrepreneurship, as well as the multidisciplinary knowledge base required to understand sustainability within the green economy. During the first two years, students explore management studies from professional and industry perspectives while building their knowledge of sustainability as a scientific, legal, social, and ethical domain. Across the remaining years of this degree, students develop in-depth knowledge in one of the management majors (Events, Sport Business, Digital Creative Enterprise, Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurship, or Sustainability and Social Impact) while working with industry and community partners in studio subjects to address real-world sustainability issues.

Students develop a combination of professional business skills and knowledge on environmental, economic, social, and cultural sustainability through a business specialisation, internship-like experiences and problem-based learning within the Sustainability and Environment core subjects.

Career options

Career options include digital and creative technologies entrepreneur, digital marketing director, digital strategist, digital channel management, digital content management, online community management, digital project management, digital marketing director, digital and creative industry business analyst, event and festival management, conference and meeting management, sport event management, event marketing, public relations and sponsorship management, venue management, event planning, sport management and marketing, sport event management, venue and facility management, sports development, sport for development, sports administration, athlete development, sport media management, sport sponsorship and promotions, operations management, destination and marketing management in government agencies (local, state, national and international levels), private sector management, growth hacker, social media manager, business development manager, CEO/founder, advocacy manager, donor relations coordinator, fundraising manager, volunteer coordinator, community outreach coordinator.

Study in Sustainability and Environment provides graduates with an edge in their chosen field of professional specialisation. Specialist knowledge on sustainability and environment and skills in sustainability planning, evaluation and innovation, maximise their potential for employment as companies increasingly consider issues of sustainability across their business functions. It also opens up careers in companies and government agencies engaged specifically with issues of environmental, cultural and social sustainability, climate, and sustainable development. Specialist roles across industry and public and private sectors include Sustainability Project Officer, Sustainability Consultant, Sustainability Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Lead, Sustainability Evaluation Lead.

Innovation and Transdisciplinary program

Transdisciplinarity and Innovation at UTS

All UTS students have the opportunity to develop distinctive capabilities around transdisciplinary thinking and innovation through the TD School. Transdisciplinary education at UTS brings together great minds from different disciplines to explore ideas that improve the way we live and work in the world. These offerings are unique to UTS and directly translate to many existing and emerging roles and careers.

Diploma in Innovation

The Diploma in Innovation (C20060) teaches innovation, supports personal transformation and provides the hard skills needed to support the inventors and inventions of the future. Students come out of the Diploma in Innovation, with the hard skills to create and support sectoral and societal transformation. Graduates are able to fluently integrate ideas, across professional disciplines and are inventors of the future.

All UTS undergraduate students (with the exception of students concurrently enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation) can apply for the Diploma in Innovation upon admission in their chosen undergraduate degree. It is a complete degree program that runs in parallel to any undergraduate degree. The course is offered on a three-year, part-time basis, with subjects running in 3-week long intensive blocks in July, December and February sessions. More information including a link to apply is available at

Transdisciplinary electives program

Transdisciplinary electives broaden students' horizons and supercharge their problem-solving skills, helping them to learn outside, beyond and across their degrees. Students enrolled in an undergraduate course that includes electives can choose to take a transdisciplinary subject (with the exception of students concurrently enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation). More information about the TD Electives program is available here.

Course intended learning outcomes

BUS.1.1 Apply critical thinking skills to analyse contemporary managerial challenges, enabling the development of creative solutions relevant to professional practice
BUS.2.1 Develop effective communication skills to enable cogent knowledge transfer with colleagues to achieve productive project outcomes relevant to professional practice
BUS.3.1 Evaluate and implement ethical principles in respect of managing for social responsibility, including knowledge of cultural diversity, Indigenous perspectives, economic equity, and environmental sustainability as they relate to professional practice
BUS.4.1 Execute managerial capabilities and technical skills that are critical to professional practice in a specialised industry sector
SE.1.1 Employ teamwork and independent insight to understand and operationalise sustainability objectives
SE.1.2 Evaluate and assess the impact of sustainability initiatives
SE.2.1 Conduct multi-disciplinary research into sustainability issues
SE.2.2 Devise creative and evidence-based solutions to sustainability challenges
SE.3.1 Employ knowledge from and about local and international contexts to account for the differential impacts of sustainability needs and solutions
SE.4.1 Value indigenous knowledges as relevant precedents to understand the human-nature coexistence in Australian and international settings
SE.5.1 Act ethically and responsibly to promote sustainability within civic and international contexts
SE.6.1 Communicate complex concepts clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences

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.

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 with a writing score of 50; or C1A/C2P: 176-184 with a writing score of 169.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements are academic and non-academic requirements that are essential to the successful completion of a course. For more information about inherent requirements and where prospective and current students can get assistance and advice regarding these, see the UTS Inherent requirements page.

Prospective and current students should carefully read the Inherent Requirements Statement below and consider whether they might experience challenges in successfully completing this course.

UTS will make reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning, assessment, professional experiences, course related work experience and other course activities to facilitate maximum participation by students with disabilities, carer responsibilities, and religious or cultural obligations in their courses.

For course specific information see the Bachelor of Global Studies, Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment and Bachelor of Criminology Inherent (Essential) Requirements Statement.

Recognition of prior learning

Information about recognition of prior learning in the management component of the course is available in the Bachelor of Management (C10342).

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered on a four-year, full-time or eight-year, part-time basis.

Course structure

The course comprises a total of 192 credit points, allowing students to graduate with the separate degrees of Bachelor of Management and Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment (graduation with a Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment is only possible as part of a combined degree). The study components for course completion are as follows.

The Management component of 96 credit points comprises:

  • an eight core subjects (48 credit points), and
  • a business major (48 credit points)

Students can choose any one of the following as a Management major: Events, Sport Business, Digital Creative Enterprise, Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurship, or Sustainability and Social Impact.

The Sustainability and Environment component of 96 credit points comprises:

  • five core subjects (48 credit points), and
  • four streams which include science, governance, society and management electives (12 credit points each).

Course completion requirements

STM91519 Sustainability and Environment Core 48cp
STM90928 Core subjects (Management) 48cp
CBK91013 Major choice (Management) 48cp
CBK91945 Stream Choice plus Electives (Business and Management) 48cp
Total 192cp

Course program

Typical full-time program for Autumn commencement is provided below.

Course programs for each individual major are available on the Manage your course page.

Bachelor of Management major, Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21440 Management Skills   6cp
24109 Marketing and Customer Value   6cp
99221 Sustainability in Context   6cp
36200 Arguments, Evidence and Intuition   6cp
Spring session
21654 Socio-political Context of Management   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91945 Stream Choice plus Electives (Business and Management) 48cp  

Levels of award

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

Transfer between UTS courses

Graduation with a Bachelor of Sustainability and Environment is only possible as part of a combined degree. Students may apply for an Internal Course Transfer to graduate with only their substantive professional degree ???C10342 Bachelor of Management but they must satisfy all applicable course requirements.

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Student Centre on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
UTS Business School
Faculty of Arts amd Social Sciences