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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 4,217
Course Miscellanous Fees:


Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Not applicable
Awarding University:
Curtin University

Bachelor of Business Administration

  Institution: Curtin University

Field Of Study:
Business Administration & Management
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Business Administration
Course Intake:

Programme Description

This program provides school leavers with a general course in business administration and is well suited to those seeking to attain professional expertise in the general management area. The program focuses on preparing students to be future managers prepared for their challenging roles in a global environment, specifically preparing people for management roles in public or private sector organisations. Those wishing to further their academic career may proceed to a specialist postgraduate program, e.g. marketing, administration, human resources, international and / or public sector management.

Course Description

This is a broad-based program that includes six common core units – Accounting 100, Economics 100, Information Services 100, Legal Framework 100, Marketing 100 and Management 100. The first semester of first year is identical to that for the Bachelor of Commerce students. The program includes a range of introductory, functional disciplines, a series of specialist units emphasising decision-making, human resource issues, international issues and projects, together with a minor or elective units.

The degree course is available on a full-time and part-time basis. For full-time students, most classes are scheduled in the daytime although evening attendance may be necessary for a few units. Full-time students can complete the degree in a minimum of six semesters over three years.

Career Opportunities

Students are qualified to work in a wide-range of business settings, both in the public and private sectors. Graduates with work experience will be suitable for positions at middle and senior management level, such as Assistant Manager and Branch Manager.

Course Entry Requirements

Please refer to English Language Requirements and Admission Requirements


Students are encouraged to enrol in electives from outside their main field of specialisation in order to broaden their education.

English Language Requirements 

Alcourses are taught in English and applicants must demonstrate competence in English by meeting the Curtin English language requirement. Please check with the Registrar’s Office to see if any other English language competency scores satisfy the entry requirements.

Results for IELTS. TOEFL and CUTE are valid for two years
(International English Language Testing System)

Writing and Speaking
Reading and Listening
Overall Band Score

 GCE English Language or English Literature
O Level Grade C6 or above
1119 English
Grade C6 or above
Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL)
550 paper based
213 computer based
80 internet based (20 in each section)
WA Tertiary Entrance Examination (TEE) English or English Literature
Western Australia Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP) English (ELACS)
English as a Second Language (ESL)
60% or above
 Curtin University Test of English (CUTE)
Band C and above – direct to undergraduate program
Band D – to English Language Bridging Program – 4 academic English units (to score 50%)
Band E and below – to Intensive English Program (IEP)
South Australia Certificate of Education in the subject of English as a Second Language
Score 11 or higher


Effective Semester 2, 2009 the IELTS score will be as below for entry into a degree program.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System
Writing and Speaking
Reading and Listening
Overall Band Score


Admission Requirements

Applicants are required to meet the University’s minimum level of entry. All courses are taught in English and applicants must demonstrate competence in English by meeting the Curtin English language requirement. Credits towards a Curtin qualification may be granted to applicants with qualifications from other accredited educational institutions, including polytechnics and universities.

Students who have successfully completed and passed the Foundation Commerce and Arts, Foundation Engineering and Science, Diploma of Business or Diploma of Information Technology (Network Engineering) courses are directly admitted to the respective Bachelor degree courses. Other qualifications that are also considered for Bachelor degree admission:

Source : Curtin University