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Bachelor of Business Administration, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #751 (QS) Coffs Harbour, Australia
The Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Cross University develops a comprehensive understanding of management and professional practice, and the option to specialise in a range of industry-specific disciplines.
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Studying The Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Cross University, students have flexibility in determining the structure and industry focus of their study. They can gain practical experience via an internship which counts as two units towards their degree or study elective units from across the University’s undergraduate offerings to extend their knowledge of other disciplines. 

  • Human Resource Management: Equips students with the professional expertise and understanding needed to manage selection and recruitment procedures, training and development, and the performance management of staff.


  • Management: Equips students with the skills to monitor the changing business and social environment and make sound judgments on the most appropriate directions and actions for an organisation.


  • Marketing: Students develop analytical business skills, excellent communication skills and an understanding of human behaviour and motivation. They learn how to creative effective marketing strategies and campaigns.


  • Tourism: Prepares students for a career in tourism, by providing an understanding of tourism management. 

Students may also develop a major from other majors offered within the School of Business and Tourism with course coordinator approval.


In administrative management roles within private and government organisations, human resource management, marketing, international business and management. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Managing Organisations
  • Communication in Organisations
  • Tourism Theories and Practices
  • Accounting for Business
  • Finance and Investment for Business
  • Economics for Decision Making
  • Marketing Principles
  • Hospitality Services Management
  • Applied Ethics and Sustainability

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

 CRICOS Provider: 01241G

  • For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification which is measured by the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Each course is given an ATAR is an indicative score for entry into the program, based on the previous academic year. 
  • When assessing applications against the relevant Academic Standards, the University will use accepted educational resources, including Australian Education International - NOOSR, UK NARIC, University Admissions Centre Assessment of Qualifications Manual and the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre Schedule to establish the Australian equivalence of an applicant’s overseas qualifications.  

Tuition Fee


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