The Course Enrolment Guide is designed to help you enrol in the right units for your course

How to select units and enrol

Step 1

Make sure you have read your course rules in the Handbook and that you are familiar with the rules and structure of your course. You should refer to the entry for the year you commenced your course. The Handbook provides detailed information about requirements for completion, exit points, any available majors, minors or specialisations, core curriculum units and descriptions of units. It is your responsibility to ensure you enrol in the correct units for your course.

Step 2

Decide on your major, minor or specialisation (if applicable). Check below to see if there are any special requirements for this course.

Step 3

Read the course map (link below). Maps may vary depending on the campus and the year you started your course so make sure you refer to the correct map.

Step 4

Next up, check the elective units offered at your campus this year. Pay attention to prerequisite requirements. These are noted in your course map and in the Handbook. If there are any additional unit requirements for your course they will be listed below. Not all courses have elective units.

Step 5

In your Student Portal click on My Account, then My Enrolment to see step-by-step instructions on how to enrol in your units. You must enrol for the whole academic year if you commence in Semester 1 or if you are re-enrolling. You can change your enrolment up until the census date for each semester or professional term. See the Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar for key dates.

Special requirements

Course rules

To view the Course Rules for the year you commenced your degree, click the relevant link below

Course maps

Unit offerings

Please note that study modes and unit availability are subject to change and not all units are on offer at all times. Units might be offered in different modes (attendance, multi-mode or online). If you are unsure which mode of a unit is the most suitable for you, please contact your course coordinator prior to enrolling.

Minimum enrolment numbers apply to all units. The University reserves the right to cancel units with low enrolment numbers.  Students will be advised of cancellations prior to the start of semester and offered an alternative unit if one is available.

You must enrol for the whole academic year if you commence in Semester 1 or if you are re-enrolling. You can change your enrolment up until the census date for each semester or professional term. See the Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar for key dates.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University may need to cancel or change the campus or study modes of unit offerings, possibly at short notice. Please ensure you check your student email account regularly and refer to your timetable to confirm delivery method.

Business foundation units

Students must undertake the following four foundation units in their first semester before progressing onto their specialty. The foundation units together provide the knowledge needed to begin all majors and the skills to undertake a variety of assessment types.

  • BUSN104 Money Matters or ACCT100 Introduction to Accounting
    Students participating in the accounting or finance major will study Introduction to Accounting, while students studying all other disciplines will studt the more general unit Money Matters.
  • BUSN111 Working with Technology
    This unit will provide a broad understanding of the importance of Information Systems in the workplace; an introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how this is likely to impact on work; as well key behavioural and legal issues enabled by technology such as cyber bullying and identity theft.
  • BUSN112 Managing Markets
    This unit will combine the fundamental knowledge of economic and political institutions, marketing as an outward facing business function, and descriptive statistics.
  • BUSN113 Managing People and Organisations
    This unit will provide an overview of organisational behaviour, human resource management, occupational health and safety (OHS), and models of ethics.

Credit / recognition of prior learning

If you have already studied at university or have significant relevant work experience, you can apply for credit towards your ACU course. Credited units replace units you would otherwise study, so you might be able to finish your course earlier. You can apply for credit towards your ACU course by completing an Application for Credit / Recognition of Prior LearningApplication for Credit / Recognition of Prior Learning form. The form should be submitted no later than the census date in the first semester of your enrolment in the course. The census date is the last day you can make changes to your student enrolment before you become committed to your fees.

Credit may only be granted for study completed within the last 10 years.

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