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Set yourself up for success

Whether you’re a budding business owner, an intrepid entrepreneur, or future leader, the Bachelor of Business at Melbourne Polytechnic will teach you the skills for success. We’ve designed this degree to provide you with the relevant knowledge and the technical, communication and career management skills needed to succeed in a wide range of jobs, carve new career pathways or lead your own start-up. You can focus your studies on one of three specialisation streams. Management, Marketing or Entrepreneurship. In a climate of uninterrupted economic growth that’s lasted over twenty years, now’s the time to pursue your business dreams.

eveloped with industry and academic experts for career success

At Melbourne Polytechnic, we developed our Bachelor of Business through research and consultation with industry specialists and academic experts from Australian businesses and universities. First year students will gain foundational knowledge and skills in the basics of business and personal and professional development. In your second year, you will begin to personalise your course by specialising in one of the three streams. Final year students will apply their cumulative knowledge through two capstone projects - entering the industry with experience and knowledge that can be applied immediately. All subjects are taught by experienced lecturers with business industry experience and Masters or PhD qualifications.

A degree that opens doors

Students graduate with a Bachelor of Business at the end of a three-year full time study load. When you have successfully completed the first two years of the Bachelor degree, you may choose to exit with the Associate Degree of Business. The Bachelor of Business can open doors to a broad range of jobs across diverse industry sectors. Your career might be in accounting, banking, economics, marketing, consulting, IT and government, or even across the world of international business. You might find work as a human resource manager, business strategist, international trade manager, business analyst, market researcher, e-business or supply chain manager or marketing, brand or sales manager. You could even combine the skills and knowledge of your degree with your unique thinking as a successful entrepreneur.


Delivery methods

Course delivery continues at Melbourne Polytechnic during the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation the world is facing right now. Our top priority remains the health, safety and well-being of our community.

Class Schedule

  • Mon - AM and PM
  • Tue - AM and PM
  • Wed - AM and PM
  • Thu - AM and PM
  • Fri - AM and PM

Assessment Methods

The method of assessment may include a combination of examinations, assignments, tests (written and practical), group and individual reports and projects, essays, practical tasks, literature reviews, journals, presentations, interviews, case studies, self-reflections and class participation

Units of Study

Credit points are a basic measure of student workload. All subjects are given a credit point value. Most subjects at Melbourne Polytechnic are 12 credit points. A normal full-time annual workload is 96 credit points. The academic year is divided into two main semesters; full-time students usually enrol in 48 credit points each semester, part-time students usually enrol in 24 credit points each semester or less.


Where will the Bachelor of Business take me?

The Bachelor of Business can open doors to a broad range of jobs across diverse industry sectors.

  • Business Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Accountant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Strategist
  • International Trade Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager

Study Pathways

Successful completion of this course might enable you to enrol in Masters in Management or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs at university, or our own Master of Professional and Practicing Accounting