Course details

CRICOS course code: 085157J

Level of study: Undergraduate


The Bachelor of Business (BBus) is an innovative and comprehensive degree program conforming to the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF Level 7). The course focuses on finance and accounting, and covers the fundamentals of business, combined with considerable knowledge and skills in leadership and project management. The Bachelor of Business has been designed to lay the foundation for students to develop skills and competencies in business and financial management, project management, communications and relational management.

APIC's focus is on the promotion of holistic and integrative thinking, and self-direction. In this course, you should expect to develop the following attributes:

  • Creativity and lateral thinking.
  • Financial management skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Leadership, critical thinking skills.
  • Ethics and sustainability skills.
  • Openness to new ideas and entrepreneurship skills
  • Leadership, communication and people skills.


The course comprises 144 credit points, 16 core units, and 8 elective units, a total of 24 units of six credit points each. Students must choose four electives from each of Year 2 and Year 3 respectively.

Career Outcomes

Because of the range of knowledge, skills and perspectives obtained in this program, graduates will be able to join a range of employers, including multi-national companies, government agencies and non-profit organisations. BBus graduates will be especially well equipped to fit into and contribute to international companies, who seek graduates with a global perspective and proper training in business, finance, leadership, communication and project management. The skill sets students gain in this degree will provide them with the competitive advantage required to pursue a successful career in today's globalised business world.

The Bachelor of Business responds to the emerging challenges and the requirements for a holistic approach in management education, embodying core concepts of business and financial management as well as leadership and project management. Students are immersed in the fundamental concepts and then involved in practical learning in project work with due emphasis on the integrated application of knowledge, creative thinking and intellectual development.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,760 Per Year
Read more47,280 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee: 200 (Non-refundable)
03 Oct 2022 3 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
399 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Applicants must have successfully completed:

  • the equivalent to an Australian Year 12 at a recognised overseas institution with an equivalent minimum ATAR of 65 OR
  • a Certificate IV or higher awarded by a recognised higher education/vocational; OR
  • a General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A) with three or more C Grades; OR
  • a Global Assessment Certificate with an average Grade of 65% or higher; OR
  • an International Baccalaureate.

English language entry requirements

  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score of 6.0 or with no band below 5.5 in writing and speaking; OR
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score of 65 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18; OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE):Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking; OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking ; OR
  • PTE Academic Module with score over 50 with writing and speaking minimum of 42

Applicants who do not meet APIC’s English proficiency requirements can be made a conditional offer with a requirement to complete an approved intensive English language course and meet the required standard prior to their commencing their APIC award course.


Asia Pacific International College
Sydney Campus
Level 6, 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street
Sydney New South Wales 2150
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