University of Technology Sydney

C10416v1 Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Languages and Cultures

Award(s): Bachelor of Business (BBus)
Bachelor of Languages and Cultures (BLangCultures)

CRICOS code: 103106M
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 240
Course EFTSL: 5
Location: City campus

Notes

There is no direct admission to this course. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Continuing) application to transfer into this course.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Levels of award
Other information

Overview

The Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Languages and Cultures is offered jointly by Business and International Studies. The degree integrates the study of business with a major in the language and culture of another country.

Course aims

This combined degree aims 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, while at the same time providing an opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of another language and culture.

Career options

Career options include positions in any branch of business or commerce as well as management of private and public sector enterprises ranging from start-ups to large multinational enterprises. Career options are enhanced by international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers.

Course intended learning outcomes

BUS.1.1 Critically analyse relevant concepts to understand practice in business and related professions in a global workplace
BUS.1.2 Demonstrate interrelationships between differing business and related disciplines
BUS.2.1 Locate and critically evaluate relevant data and literature to address business problems through a research approach
BUS.2.2 Apply critical and creative thinking to address issues in business
BUS.3.1 Convey information clearly and fluently in high-quality written form appropriate for their audience
BUS.3.2 Use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently
BUS.3.3 Demonstrate and critically reflect on how individuals work in teams in an inclusive manner
BUS.4.1 Critically analyse business decisions in terms of ethical practice and social responsibility
BUS.4.2 Critically analyse sustainability principles for various stakeholders in relation to business contexts
BUS.5.1 Apply technical and professional skills necessary to operate effectively in business and related professions
LC.1.1 Employ effective cultural strategies to operate within professional settings in Australia and internationally.
LC.2.1 Conduct independent research into contemporary societies and cultures.
LC.2.2 Evaluate research findings and creatively use research methods in International Studies.
LC.3.1 Reflect on and use knowledge of contemporary societies to engage with diverse cultures.
LC.3.2 Communicate effectively for everyday and/or professional purposes in an additional language.
LC.4.1 Value Indigenous knowledges and sovereignty in Australian and international settings.
LC.5.1 Develop capacity to engage with current issues and to act ethically in Australian and international settings.
LC.6.1 Communicate clearly and effectively in written and spoken English.

Key

INT = International Studies course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

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; or CAE: 176-184.

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.

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered as a full-time program over five years.

Course structure

All students must complete 240 credit points of study, comprising 144 credit points relating to business and 96 credit points relating to international studies. Full details of the Bachelor of Business component of the combined degree are available from the Bachelor of Business (C10026). The Bachelor of Arts in Languages and Cultures is not offered as a separate degree but is completed only in combination with the professional degree program.

Course completion requirements

CBK91972 Language Major Choice 96cp
STM90273 Core subjects (Business) 48cp
CBK90679 Stream choice 96cp
Total 240cp

Course program

The typical program shown below is for a full-time student who has chosen the Germany major as their Language and Culture major. Other countries may be chosen from the list of majors in CBK91972; the program has the same structure but with subjects specific to the chosen country major.

Full details of the business component are available from the Bachelor of Business (C10026).

Core subjects, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
26100 Integrating Business Perspectives   6cp
22107 Accounting for Business Decisions A   6cp
26134 Business Statistics   6cp
23115 Economics for Business   6cp
Spring session
21129 Managing People and Organisations   6cp
24108 Marketing Foundations   6cp
25300 Fundamentals of Business Finance   6cp
22207 Accounting for Business Decisions B   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
976001 Foundations in International Studies   8cp
97601 German Language and Culture 1   8cp
Select 6 credit points of electives   6cp
Spring session
97602 German Language and Culture 2   8cp
Select 18 credit points of electives   18cp
Year 3
Autumn session
97603 German Language and Culture 3   8cp
Select 18 credit points of electives   18cp
Spring session
97604 German Language and Culture 4   8cp
976421 Contemporary Germany   8cp
Select 6 credit points of electives   6cp
Year 4
Autumn session
99218 Intercultural Communication   8cp
CBK91976 Elective   8cp
Select 8 credit points from the following:   8cp
CBK91975 Language Choice 16cp  
Spring session
992219 Languages and Cultures Capstone Project   16cp
Select 8 credit points from the following:   8cp
CBK91975 Language Choice 16cp  
Year 5
Autumn session
Select 24 credit points of electives   24cp
Spring session
Select 24 credit points of electives   24cp

Levels of award

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

Other information

Further information on the business component is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222

Further information on the international studies component is available from the Student Centre:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS
UTS: International Studies