Course Details

Course Code BS04
Level Undergraduate
QTAC Code 092101
Duration 2F/4P
Entry Requirements Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent); English language proficiency requirements apply
Assumed Knowledge English – SA (QCAA) (or equivalent)
Mode On Campus, External Studies
Credit Points 160
Starting Semesters 1 & 2
Overseas Students Available
CRICOS Code 092842G

General Information

The Associate Degree in Business is a two-year course (full time equivalent), and is available on both a full time and part time basis. The course normally consists of the first four semesters of the Bachelor of Business. It provides a broad-based point of entry to employment.

The maximum time allowed for the completion of the Associate Degree in Business is 7 years. Extensions beyond this time may be approved where extenuating circumstances exist.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Business may articulate into the Associate Degree in Business or the Bachelor of Business. Students who successfully complete the Associate Degree in Business may articulate into the Bachelor of Business.

Students who are enrolled in the Associate Degree in Business may exit with the Diploma of Business, subject to the completion of course requirements. Students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Business may exit with the Associate Degree in Business or the Diploma of Business, subject to the completion of course requirements.

Course Accreditations

The Associate Degree in Business is:

  • accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and appears in the list of accredited CHC courses on the National Register of Higher Education Providers.
  • approved for FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance/Abstudy and Austudy (personal eligibility requirements apply).

Career Outcomes

  • Accountant
  • Administration Manager
  • Banker
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Coordinator, Event Manager
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Government Officer
  • Manager
  • Marketer
  • Market Research Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Promotions Coordinator
  • Sales Coordinator
  • School Business Manager/Bursar
  • Small Business Owner
  • Workplace Health and Safety Office

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants for whom English is not their first language must provide certified documentary evidence that their secondary schooling, or tertiary studies of at least one year, was conducted in the English language or they have satisfactory results in an acceptable English Language Proficiency examination (see table below). Results are to be no more than two years old as at the commencement of the course of study.

Examination Minimum result
IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all subtests
ISLPR Not accepted
TOEFL 575 or better (pBT – paper-based); 90 or better with no subscore lower than 20 (iBT – internet-based)
STAT 156 or higher in the Verbal component

Course Structure

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN BUSINESS (BS04)

The Associate Degree in Business consists of 12 core units and 4 elective units.

CHC provides sample unit outlines for each unit offered in this course. Should you wish to view the latest version of a unit outline, please contact the Course Coordinator via the School of Business Administration Office at reception@chc.edu.au.

In planning their courses, students must consult the relevant Courses Handbook for information regarding course rules and requirements, including unit prerequisite requirements.

Core Units

Unit Summary Sample Unit Outline
CS115 Foundations of a Bible-based Christ-centred Worldview Download
CS215 Contours for a Bible-based Christ-centred Worldview Download
CS315 Christianity and Worldviews Download
BZ100 Introduction To Business and Management Download
BZ101 Business Communication Download
BZ102 Accounting Principles Download
BZ103 Introduction To Marketing Download
BZ104 Economics Download
BZ105 Information Systems For Business Download
BZ201 Data Analysis Download
BZ202 Financial Management Download
BZ203 Business Law Download

 

Elective Units

Unit Summary Sample Unit Outline
BZ211 Financial Accounting Download
BZ212 Management Accounting Download
BZ213 Company Accounting Download
BZ230 International Business Download
BZ231 Human Behaviour In Organisations Download
BZ232 Leadership In Organisations Download
BZ251 Consumer Behaviour Download
BZ252 Marketing Communication Download
BZ253 Creativity In Entrepreneurship Download
BZ300 Christian Philosophy Of Business Download
BZ310 Business Planning Download
BZ311 Tax Law And Practice Download
BZ312 Auditing Download
BZ313 Law of Corporations Download
BZ331 Change Management In Organisations Download
BZ332 Human Resource Management Download
BZ333 Strategic Management And Planning Download
BZ351 Market Research And Analysis Download
BZ352 Event Management Download
BZ353 Strategic Marketing Download

 

In addition to the elective units listed above, students may, with permission of the Course Coordinator, chose a maximum of two electives at 3 undergraduate level from another school at CHC or a university or other accredited higher education provider.