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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Studying the Business degree from University of Newcastle will give you a broad understanding of Australian and global business environments. Through your courses you will gain practical skills and attributes that are highly valued by employers in a range of business and entrepreneurial disciplines including finance, accounting, economics.
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The Business graduates from University of Newcastle go on to exciting, stimulating and lucrative careers in the private, government and not-for-profit sectors in Australia and internationally.

The Newcastle Business School is hands-on and practical in its approach to learning and teaching. You will have the opportunity to gain local and international workplace experience through work integrated learning projects, industry placements and guest lectures from business professionals. 

The international immersion and placement opportunities run annually to countries such as China, Singapore, Samoa and Kenya.

Why study with us?

  • Make global connections - take part in international immersions, placements, student exchange and leadership programs in countries all over the world.
  • Hands on program with real world experience - with industry placements, overseas study opportunities, projects and visits. Newcastle Business School works with industry to create work-ready graduates that possess the skills and business acumen employers’ desire.
  • Study at NeW Space - a $95 million state-of-the-art education precinct located in the heart of Newcastle.
  • Balance your studies while you work - our flexible timetables make it easy for you to attend class outside normal working hours.

Career opportunities

84.9% of Bachelor of Business graduates secure employment within four months of completing their degree (overall employment rate - 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Finance
  • Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Foundations of Law
  • Foundations of Marketing
  • Business Decision Making

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 001133A

Examples of documents that you may need to provide are:

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30720 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Newcastle

  • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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