Students in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary) and Bachelor of Education (Secondary and Special Education) must choose a 60 cp secondary discipline studies sequence or extend it to a 80 cp major. 

Credit points


Major available at

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield


Note: Students in Sydney undertake most units in Years 1 and 2 of the course at the Strathfield campus but may be required to undertake some units at the North Sydney campus.

Additional information

A Business Studies major may normally be made up of units from Accounting, Finance, Marketing or HR Management. It may also include BUSN304 Working with Diversity and Conflict but the unit may not be counted as an Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management or HR Management unit. Particular combinations of units may be required for students in different states who wish to become teachers. Students are advised to consult their course enrolment guide or course coordinator for advice.

With permission from the course coordinator, and subject to availability, students may include Economics (ECON) units in their Business Studies major to meet initial teacher education requirements.

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

A student must complete 80 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. at least 10 cp from 100-level units (Part A);
  2. at least 40 cp from 200-level units (Part B);
  3. at least 20 cp from 300-level units (Part C).

*Students in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary) and Bachelor of Education (Secondary and Special Education) must complete 60 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of no more than 2 units at 100-level and at least 2 units at 300-level.

Part A : 100-level Units

Complete at least 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ACCT100Introduction to Accounting10Accounting
BUSN113Managing People and Organisations10HR Management / Management
BUSN112Managing Markets10Marketing

Part B : 200-level Units

Complete at least 40 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ACCT204Management Accounting10Accounting
ACCT207Financial Accounting10Accounting
ACCT209Corporate Accounting10Accounting
HRMG201Strategic Human Resource Development10HR Management
HRMG204Organisational Behaviour10HR Management
MGMT205Evidence-Based Decision Making10Management
MGMT212Global Comparative Management10Management
MGMT213Organisational Analysis10Management
MGMT214Leadership and Organisational Sustainability10Management
MKTG201Buyer Behaviour10Marketing
MKTG202Marketing Communications: Engaging Stakeholders10Marketing
MKTG207Marketing Toolkit10Marketing
MKTG209Digital Marketing: The Connected Space10Marketing

Part C : 300-level units

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ACCT303Strategic Management Accounting10Accounting
ACCT305Accounting Information Systems10Accounting
HRMG308Strategic HRM: Metrics and Analytics10HR Management
MGMT310Organisational Change for Sustainability10HR Management / Management
MGMT304Strategic Management10Management
MGMT309Governance, Risk and Operations Management10Management
MGMT311Managing Entrepreneurship and Innovation10Management
MKTG301International Marketing: The Borderless World10Marketing
MKTG313Strategic Marketing and Planning10Marketing
MKTG315Marketing Analysis: Evidence-Based Decisions10Marketing
MKTG318Social Impact of Marketing10Marketing

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