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Bachelor of Business (from 2023) (Emergent Leadership)

Bachelor of Business (from 2023) (Emergent Leadership) (BBIZ)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 2 years full-time (accelerated), 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov
Notes: This new degree starts from February 2023 (Semester 1).
CRICOS code is registration pending and offers will not be issued to International students wanting to study on-campus until CRICOS endorsement is granted.

Overview

  • Emerging are leaders are equipped to master the leadership skills and techniques required to energise their teams, be adaptable and ready to solve problems, and be resilient. They seek to balance competing tensions and ambiguous demands of serving the organisation’s purpose, stakeholders, communities, and environment.  
  • Learn to become an effective leader in your industry by studying UniSQ’s Bachelor of Business (Emergent Leadership). Our graduates are prepared for the lifelong learning and growth mindset essential for forging a career as trusted leaders.
  • Build your professional identity and develop confident skills in ethical decision making, teamwork, complex problem solving, negotiation and influence, and person-centred communication.
  • Gain practical experience while working on case studies and a final-year group project together with industry partners.
  • Our accelerated pathway option allows you to graduate from this degree in 2 years if you study 4 courses per trimester consecutively. You can also study part-time around work or family commitments, as well as undertake your classes on-campus, online or do a mix of both. You can take the lead!

Further study

If you’re interested in postgraduate study, you can go on to study the Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Master of Business (provided that you meet all the entry requirements).

Career outcomes

  • Graduates can work across organisational functions with skills to see the long-term vision and goals of the organisation and transition the staff towards achieving these goals.
  • Start your path towards leadership roles in a wide range of public and private enterprises can be made available to you, such as human resources director, corporate services director, brand manager, organisational development director, corporate planner and policy officer.

Entry requirements

Find the entry requirements most relevant to you.

Pre-requisites

  • Have achieved a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 62.70, or equivalent qualification.

To study this degree we also assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C), and
  • General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

Further admission information

Adjustments are additional points given in certain circumstances that may increase your Rank. Find out if you qualify for any adjustment factor pathways such as educational disadvantage where you live, and subjects you passed. 

Tafe (VET) qualification

If you have completed a qualification from a TAFE or qualified private provider, you may be able to use these qualifications to meet UniSQ's entry requirements.

Work and life experience

You may be able to use your work experience and other adjustment factors to increase your selection rank and meet UniSQ's entry requirements.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

If you identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent you may be eligible to enter the Indigenous Higher Education Pathways Program (IHEPP).

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
Emergent Leadership major 8
1 x second 8-unit major
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x electives
8
Total 24

Double degrees

You may like to study the Bachelor of Business and Commerce as part of a double degree to give you the flexibility tailor your degree to your ambition.

  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 14630
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 23200

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2022. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Apply via QTAC

Apply via QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) if you:

  • have never studied with UniSQ before, or
  • are a Year 12 student, or
  • want to transfer to UniSQ from another university.

Please use the following QTAC codes to apply:

Study mode QTAC codes
Toowoomba 904121
Springfield 924121
Online 904125

Copy your QTAC code and continue through to the QTAC website to complete your application.

Apply through QTAC

If you are applying via QTAC, please check our application closing dates.

Apply directly to UniSQ

You may be able to apply directly to UniSQ if you:

  • are a current or previous UniSQ student returning to study with complete or incomplete qualifications (excluding Head Start students), or
  • have recently graduated from TAFE.
Applications for Semester 1, 2 and 3 2023 are now open.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at UniSQ that is relevant to you.

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