Credit points


Minimum duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Brisbane

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:


New South Wales

English (Advanced or Standard) (Band 2) or English (EAL) (Band 3).


English (3 & 4, C).


Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

Or be admitted under the Passion 4 Business Program.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.


"Major": A major is 80 cp from prescribed units as outlined in the Requirements for the Completion of the Pass Degree.

Completion requirements

For the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cohort to qualify for the degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 60 cp from Specified Business Foundation Units (Part A)
  2. 20 cp from University Core Curriculum Units (Part B);
  3. 80 cp from Major Units (single major) consisting of either 
  4. Major in Accounting or
  5. Major in Management (Part C)
  6. 40 cp from Indigenous Business Studies Minor (Part D)
  7. 40 cp consisting of 
  8. CPA Accreditation Minor for Major in Accounting; or
  9. Any combination of 40 cp at an appropriate level (Part E)

Other requirements

Major consists of 80 cp. Students must complete at least one major.

For professional accreditation in Accounting, students must complete both the major and minor in Accounting.

For professional accreditation in Human Resource Management, students must complete the major in Human Resource Management.

Minor consists of 40 cp. Students must select units from their Business School discipline or approved interdisciplinary area in other Faculties as listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings - Minors. Students must consult with their Course Coordinator before selecting Minors in other Faculties or external to ACU. Normally a maximum of one minor external to the Faculty of Law and Business may be undertaken.

Progression requirements

Students are required to complete the Business Foundation units (ACCT100/BUSN104, BUSN111, BUSN112, and BUSN113 or equivalent) in their first semester, prior to progression to level 2 units. Students who complete a minimum of 2 Foundation units may progress to level 2 units with the permission of the Course Coordinator. Students should follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Core Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ACCT100Introduction to Accounting10Business Foundation Unit
BUSN104Money Matters10Business Foundation Unit
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIPX202Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities10
BUSN111Working with Technology10Business Foundation Unit
BUSN112Managing Markets10Business Foundation Unit
BUSN113Managing People and Organisations10Business Foundation Unit
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BUSN304Working with Diversity and Conflict10
BIPX301Professional Experience10

Part B : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

Part C : Major Units (single major)

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes

Part D : Indigenous Business Studies Minor

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
INDBIndigenous Business Studies40

Part E :


Part E.1 : CPA Accreditation Minor for Major in Accounting

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes

Part E.2 : Any combination of 40 cp at an appropriate level

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

Any unit from a major or minor may be considered an elective if not used in a major or minor. All proposed units are part of a designated major, minor or a specified unit.

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