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Bachelor of Business

Accounting, Management, Digital Marketing and Hospitality & Events Management Majors

Bachelor of Business


We're all about developing the skills that'll help you find your perfect career. Our Bachelor of Business (BBus) with majors in Accounting, Management, Digital Marketing, and Hospitality and Events Management, ensure theoretical foundations as well as hands-on experience setting students up for success!

  • Duration:
    3 years full time

  • Tuition Fee^:
    International Students
    $16,500 per year
    $49,500 total
    Domestic Students
    $10,400 per year (8 units)
    $31,200 total
    FEE-HELP available for eligible Domestic students

  • Study Mode:
    Face-to-face and
    Work-Integrated Learning (Internship)

  • Intake Dates:
    11 March 2024
    26 August 2024
    25 November 2024
    10 March 2025
    25 August 2025
    24 November 2025

  • Location:
    Perth or Adelaide

  • CRICOS Code:

^Tuition fees and other charges are set each year and will apply at the time that a Letter of Offer is issued, and are subject to annual review.

This Accounting major prioritises preparing, explaining, and communicating vital accounting information for informed corporate decision-making. Students gain practical expertise through assessments, collaborative projects, and a Business Practicum. Our program, accredited by professional bodies†, ensures a high-quality, industry-relevant education, emphasizing the skills essential for success in accounting careers.

Gain ethical decision-making skills for your company and workforce with our major in Management . Acquire hands-on experience in leadership, organisational behavior, and sustainable practices, elevating your career with a focus on responsible management.

Hospitality and Events Management provides a comprehensive overview of the field, from marketing and entrepreneurship to venue planning and innovation. You'll graduate with the skills you need to succeed in this fast-paced industry.

Our Bachelor of Business accommodates those students wishing to undertake pathways from VET level diplomas and meets the requirements of an AQF level seven qualification upon completion.

Course Entry Requirements

Entry is available to applicants 18 years or older who hold:
  • Successful completion of an Australian Senior Certificate of Education (year 12) or equivalent within the last two years, with a minimum Australian tertiary admission rank (ATAR) of 55, or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB), including English; or
  • Satisfactory completion of at least six months consecutive study in a program deemed equivalent to an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level qualification of at least level 5 as determined by the Country Education Profiles (CEP) of the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment; or
  • Satisfactory completion of at least six months consecutive study, or equivalent, at any Australian university or other Institute of Higher Education; or
  • Successful completion of a Foundation Studies program offered by a TAFE, an Australian university, or a private provider that is accredited as an AQF Certificate IV qualification or accredited as compliant with the National Standards for Foundation Programs; or
  • Successful completion of a vocational educational & training (VET) award at Certificate IV or higher at an Australian Registered Training Organisation (or equivalent); or
  • Demonstrated work and life experience. Students with work and life experience may be admitted to a course without meeting the formal academic requirements if they have relevant work experience and/or other acceptable qualifications.
  • An English pass level in an Australian senior certificate of education (year 12) or equivalent; or
  • Evidence of satisfactory completion of an accredited tertiary award in English
  • Attainment of a specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test, such as:
    • IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5); or
    • TOEFL internet: overall score of 60-78. section score no less than: listening: 12; speaking: 18; reading: 13; writing: 21; or
    • Pearson test of English (PTE): overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); or
    • University of Cambridge – advanced (CAE): total score of 169

Stanley College considers educational disadvantage when assessing admissions. The alternative entry option is for applicants who are unable to meet the requirements for admission detailed above and allows candidates from underrepresented groups or those who have experienced educational disadvantage to seek entry into Stanley College higher education courses. Admission by the Alternate Admissions requires applicants to sit for the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) and achieve the following scores:

  • A minimum score of 135 for the STAT multiple choice component and a minimum score of 140 for the STAT written English component Ensure that stat results are available to Stanley College at least 3 weeks prior to the commencement of the academic semester in the desired intake period.

    All details of Alternate Admission and STAT details are included on the Stanley College Admissions web page. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students are encouraged to apply for entry to any undergraduate level course through general admissions or, if appropriate, by Alternate Entry. Students entering via Alternate Entry will have access to personalised student support. In addition, the Stanley College Student Support Framework incorporates transition and support elements specifically designed to support underrepresented student cohorts. Any of the following may apply to students seeking an Alternate Entry:

  • Students who do not have school, TAFE or university results within the past two years to be considered for general admissions entry
  • Students who have qualifications or certificates with ungraded assessments and no other means to satisfy general admissions entry requirements
  • Students who have not received a higher school certificate (HSC) or equivalent
  • Students who do not meet the general entry requirements but have completed non-award tertiary studies
  • Students who received an ATAR score lower than is required for general admission
  • Students with suitable work experience who cannot enter via general admissions

Applicants will be able to apply for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) on a case-by-case basis to determine their suitability and readiness for articulation into the Stanley College BBus. Applicants with insufficient preparation to commence the BBus course at Stanley College will be provided with information on other institutions that offer bridging courses or foundation studies. They will be encouraged to re-apply upon successful completion of a qualification that satisfies the College’s entry requirements.

Career Opportunities
  • Accountant ( General )
  • Management Accountant
  • Taxation Accountant
  • Small Business Owner / Entrepreneur
  • Project Manager
  • Operations and Hospitality Manager
  • Retail Manager Executive Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Supervisory Manager/Manager in Training
  • Business and Marketing Analyst
  • Operational Researcher
  • Sales Executive
  • Department Manager
  • Marketing Manager
Facilities and Student Support

Studying at the higher education level can be challenging, but it also offers a rewarding experience. Stanley College has plenty of services for students to help them with both their academic and personal needs - from Orientation sessions before the semester starts up through industry and social activities:

  • Academic Skills Support Sessions
  • English Support
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Accommodation Referral Services
  • Access to Computers and Free Wi-Fi On Campus
  • A Range of Social Activities
  • Employment Liaison Services
  • Personal Support and Counselling Services
  • Student Representation
Internship Opportunities

The Business degree offered by Stanley College is designed with the practical approach of education in mind. To that end, it aims to enhance your employability skills. A key component of the degree is internships. You will get an opportunity to work within a business or other type of organization to gain hands-on experience while giving you an insight into your future.

Course Structure

Course Duration 3 years full time
Credit Points To graduate with a Bachelor of Business, students must complete a total of 240 credit points.
Mode of Delivery Face-to-face and Work-Integrated Learning (WIL)
Location Perth or Adelaide
Units Units will be delivered over 2 semesters per year, with 4 units in each semester for a full-time load.
Majors Accounting, Management, Digital Marketing, Hospitality & Events Management Majors

Course Learning Outcomes

Students who complete Stanley College Bachelor of Business will be able to:

Demonstrate a coherent body of knowledge with depth in areas that include:

  • The underlying principles and concepts of business operations
  • The relevance of appropriate theory to business practice
  • The principles and values of ethical business practice skills
  • More specialised knowledge in a business discipline
  • Demonstrate effective written and spoken communication with a variety of professional and non-professional stakeholders and audiences
  • Collaborate effectively with a range of professional and non-professional partners and stakeholders

Demonstrate self-management through their ability to:

  • Learn and work independently and in collaboration with others performance, and
  • Critically self-assess and reflect on their capabilities and
  • Effectively utilise feedback, to support their own professional and personal development

Demonstrate integrity and accountability by responding critically and ethically to issues and dilemmas in a business context.

Critically review, analyse, consolidate and synthesis technical and theoretical knowledge about business and management practices

Creatively apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills in diverse business contexts to:

  • Address core business operations,
  • Respond innovatively to challenges in business

Rules of Progression

The following course rules apply:
  • The Bachelor of Business will be awarded upon successful completion of all 24 units of study (240 Credit Points).
  • Every student will be required to satisfy all course requirements including progressive components of Work Integrated Learning at each year level (e.g. Professional Portfolio Progress Advancement, attendance and participation in professional and personal development activities). Students must successfully complete Prerequisites where indicated in the unit outlines.
  • Students must successfully complete at least 6 units of study in Year 1 before progressing to Year 2 units.
  • Students must successfully complete BUS101 Academic and Business Communication Skills before progressing to Year 2 units.
  • Students must successfully complete all Year 1 units prior to commencing Year 3 of study.

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