Qualification Level



3 years full time or equivalent part time

Start Date

Mar, Jul, Nov



Become a business leader

Great business leaders aren’t born – they are made. With a Bachelor of Business With a Major in Management degree from Swinburne you will develop the skills you need to successfully lead teams in a broad range of organisations. You will learn how to plan, monitor and control resources, meet key business objectives, and master the art of managing yourself and others. Taught by industry professionals, this course prepares you for a diverse range of management roles. You’ll graduate knowing how to make effective, well-informed business decisions, no matter what the situation.  

Career opportunities

Team Leader

Supervise, guide and motivate a team to achieve KPI targets.

General Manager

Establish and work towards key business objectives.

Managing Director

Develop strategic plans and build an effective management team to achieve business goals.


Learning at Swinburne Online

Led by industry leaders

Swinburne's Bachelor of Business With a Major in Management is an accredited qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Taught by industry professionals, this course has been designed to give you the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with the same degree as on-campus students, which will open doors to business opportunities both here and overseas. 

A community of thinkers

At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students. You’ll learn from experienced managers, gain insights into areas of business you may not be familiar with, and form a valuable industry network. The connections you make could lead to your next career, or business venture.

A unique learning experience

You shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to study, so we have created a degree that can fit around it. Studying a business course online means you work to your own schedule. And you’ll learn in an interactive environment with other students from your discipline. Here you will manage projects, learn from real life industry examples and develop techniques you can take straight into the workplace. 

What you will learn

  • Decision Making

    Learn how to plan, manage and lead teams within an organisation. 

  • Managing Diversity

    Understand how people management facilitates an efficient working environment. 

  • Strategic Planning

    Develop the skills you need to lead the strategic direction of an organisation.

  • Organisational Behaviour

    Understand how human behaviour influences teams and organisations. 

  • Commercial Law

    Discover how Australian contract law is used to establish and manage business partnerships. 

Support and assistance

Everyone has questions from time to time. That’s why we have a dedicated team of tutors and support staff on-call to help you, seven days a week. So whether you need help with writing a strategic plan or have a technical issue, there’s always someone you can talk to.

Course units

Entry criteria

Non-Year 12 entry

Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.

Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

Applicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills, or a suitable Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) result, will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success. Read our Applying and Enrolling FAQs.

The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements.

Year 12 entry

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

VCE Pre-requisites

  • Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score
  • Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL

The full Course Information Set and Whole of Institution Set are available for reference.

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