UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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Undergraduate course description table
CourseCampusType of
UAC codePattern of
Course start dateMajor offer round
B Business Newcastle – Callaghan CSP 482200 3F/EqP 60.05 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015
B Business Central Coast – Ourimbah CSP 482210 3F/EqP 60.25 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics.

Major studies: Newcastle campus: Human resource management, information systems in business, international business, logistics and supply chain management, management, marketing, tourism. Central Coast campus: Human resource management, management, tourism. Minor studies: You may complete electives from an extensive range of disciplines across the campus such as accounting, economics, finance, mathematics, modern languages, philosophy, politics, psychology, statistics or any non-restricted discipline area.

Honours: Available as an additional year to meritorious students in a limited number of disciplines.

Professional recognition: Graduates who complete the human resource management major sequence of the degree are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Human Resources Institute. Graduates completing the marketing major sequence can achieve accreditation with the Australian Market & Social Research Society.

Career opportunities: Examples include business management and consulting, retail management, advertising and promotions, human resource management, industrial relations, business analysis, marketing, small and medium-enterprise management, tourism and hospitality management, international business, supply chain management, logistics management and database administration.

Additional information: Managers need to possess a wide range of skills in all aspects of business including finance, economics, law, IT, marketing, human resources and entrepreneurship. The management major includes a broad selection of courses covering these areas. The major in human resource management focuses primarily on personnel while the marketing major focuses on the key aspects of marketing, including advertising and promotions, consumer behaviour, marketing research and strategic planning. The logistics and supply chain management major concentrates on the role of technology in business. The international business major deals with the development and management of enterprises in the global context. The tourism major offers students a thorough understanding of the complex and dynamic nature of tourism. The information systems in business major sequence includes a broad selection of courses covering business analysis and database management.

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