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BSMAN / VM5 | 073593K | CRICOS Provider number 00103D

Bachelor of Applied Management

In partnership with Federation University Australia

Fast-track your career in management with this degree, and be industry-ready in as little as one year.

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NEXT START DATE 27 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Annual indicative cost
$14,500

Course overview

TAFE Queensland has partnered with Federation University Australia to deliver the Bachelor of Applied Management. This course develops the practical skills needed to run a business in today's challenging environment. It blends the strategic approach that is essential in developing an organisation with the practical planning, marketing, finance and people skills required to manage the complexities of a modern business.

Designed specifically for experienced professionals, this degree affords you the opportunity to turn your industry knowledge into a formal university qualification. If you satisfy the entry criteria, you may be fast-tracked to the final year of the program, meaning you could complete your bachelor degree in as little as one academic year of study.

Applied degrees are designed for working, career-focused adults and busy individuals seeking flexibility and convenience in education through part-time and online programs. This course is for students who want to be academically challenged, but are also seeking practical development for on-the-job skills and knowledge.

What can I do?

  • Business Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Manager
  • Manager/Assistant Manager

Course outcome:

BSMAN / VM5 Bachelor of Applied Management

Advanced standing

If you’re a current TAFE Queensland diploma student, you’re in a unique position to take advantage of our diploma-to-degree pathway option. Upon successful completion of your diploma, you may automatically qualify for a provisional place in a relevant Federation University Australia applied degree, with up to two years credit.

Hands-on learning

A TAFE Queensland degree focuses on practical skills, real-world experience, and industry relevance. You have access to student-driven business, commercial ventures, and industry-expert forums, allowing you to develop skill-sets rooted in everyday application.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this bachelor degree requires you to credit the first 16 units (first 2 years) of this bachelor degree and the successful completion the below 8 units.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3004
    Entrepreneurship
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3004
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Entrepreneurship

  • UNIT CODE
  • BUGEN3711
    Applied Principles for Responsible Business Practice
    UNIT CODE :
    BUGEN3711
    Unit description :
    This course provides students with the opportunity to apply Project Management knowledge and skills to real organisational issues. Students engage in case study analysis and provide Project Management solutions, manage the project selection process and engage in Project planning. The course is aimed at middle level managers who may observe the project management process, and are likely to have project managers reporting to them or possibly working with them. It is not the intent of this course to create project managers but rather foster an understanding of the framework and procedures and processes housed within it. The course is based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide). PMBOK is the sum of knowledge within the vocation of project management. PMBOK includes proven traditional practices that are widely utilised, as well as contemporary practices that are emerging in the profession. PMBOK stands as a guide for good practice in the project management industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Applied Principles for Responsible Business Practice

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3193
    Applied Workplace Practice
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3193
    Unit description :
    This course is designed for students to apply project management concepts, theories and strategies to an organisational management issue or opportunity. It is the capstone course in the Bachelor of Applied Management. It is a project course with the sole focus of identifying, planning, implementing, managing and reporting on a project in the workplace. The course fosters an environment where students embrace continuous learning, develop the skills of self-reliance, become engaged in their community and cultivate an awareness of social responsibility.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Applied Workplace Practice

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3009
    Accounting For Managers
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3009
    Unit description :
    As the final accounting course in the Bachelor of Applied Management and Bachelor of Hospitality (Management), Accounting for Managers draws on and extends the knowledge and skills from previous accounting courses. Its primary focus is the preparation, analysis and interpretation of financial information for the purpose of informing management decision-making. Students will be challenged by a diverse range of problems and scenarios that will ensure that they are able apply their knowledge in the workplace, cognisant of the regulatory, ethical and sustainability expectations of all stakeholders.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Accounting For Managers

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3008
    Marketing For Managers
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3008
    Unit description :
    Marketing for Managers introduces students to the principles underpinning marketing with an emphasis on strategic management decision-making. Upon completion, students will be able to understand the role of marketing in business operations and the concept of marketing strategy implementation via the marketing mix. Marketing for Managers will also consider other aspects of marketing important for managers; marketing research; legislation relevant to marketing and intellectual property protection. This course will be presented within a context of social responsibility and sound business ethics while stressing the application of marketing concepts to authentic marketing situations.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Marketing For Managers

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3007
    International Business Management
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3007
    Unit description :
    This course introduces students to the global business environment. In particular, it will examine why businesses choose to internationalise their operations, identify methods by which this is undertaken and analyse the factors that determine the success of this action. In addition, the course will provide students with skills to identify opportunities, barriers and risks present in a global market place and provides strategies to manage and capitalise upon them. It develops an understanding of the importance of cultural awareness and managerial adaptability in the pursuit of competitive advantage. The course is aimed at middle level managers who are currently or intend to be involved with global business activities, including offshore supply chains, international subsidiaries and other foreign operations or investments.
  • UNIT NAME
  • International Business Management

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3005
    Project Management
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3005
    Unit description :
    This course provides students with the opportunity to apply Project Management knowledge and skills to real organisational issues. Students engage in case study analysis and provide Project Management solutions, manage the project selection process and engage in Project planning. The course is aimed at middle level managers who may observe the project management process, and are likely to have project managers reporting to them or possibly working with them. It is not the intent of this course to create project managers but rather foster an understanding of the framework and procedures and processes housed within it. The course is based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide). PMBOK is the sum of knowledge within the vocation of project management. PMBOK includes proven traditional practices that are widely utilised, as well as contemporary practices that are emerging in the profession. PMBOK stands as a guide for good practice in the project management industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Project Management

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSMAN3003
    Strategic Human Resource Management
    UNIT CODE :
    BSMAN3003
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
27 Jul 2022
Minimum 1 year
Part time 2 nights per week plus some Saturdays
Classroom
  • Annual indicative cost: $14,500
South Bank
16 Nov 2022
Minimum 1 year
Part time 2 nights per week plus some Saturdays
Classroom
  • Annual indicative cost: $14,500

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Bachelor of Applied Management (BSMAN / VM5)

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Bachelor of Applied Management

COURSE CODE: BSMAN / VM5
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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HECS help

HECS‑HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme for eligible students studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place, that covers the cost of your tuition fees on your behalf.

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Selection criteria

The selection criteria for this degree at TAFE Queensland requires the eligibility to credit the first 2 years using the below criteria in order to enrol into the third and final year:

  • Year 1 - Credit Transfer from:

A completed diploma in any field, although a diploma in a related field (for example business, information technology, hospitality, dental technology, project management, etc.)

  • Year 2 - Credit Transfer/Recognition of Prior Learning from:

A completed advanced diploma (with at least 50% management content, for example Diploma of - Business Management, Project Management, Hospitality Management, Sport and Recreation Management). Successful Credit Transfer depends on what and how many units have been completed by each student per qualification being assessed:

BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Significant current and relevant industry experience (more than 1,200 hours). Students that do not hold an eligible qualification but possess extensive industry skills, knowledge and experience are highly recommended to enquire about Recognition of Prior Learning.

Need to know

The Bachelor of Applied Management through Federation University contains 24 courses/units, with the first two years of the degree (16 courses/units) being earned from Credit transferred from completing a diploma, advanced diploma and applicable prior professional/industry experience. TAFE Queensland delivers the third and final year of this bachelor degree with students expected to complete the remaining 8 eight courses/units.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.