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2011                                                               Experience. The Difference.

                                                                     Experience. The Difference.

UniSA’s competitive edge in management:
» We have South Australia’s only School of Management
» We offer our students and graduates the opportunity to win $10,000 to turn their
  business ideas into reality (through the Pank Prize for Entrepreneurial Activity)
» We offer our students the opportunity to win an Honours Scholarship so that they
  may pursue an academic career
» In 2008, more than 100 staff from across UniSA’s four Divisions were recognised for
  teaching excellence by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council
» The median annual starting salary for new Australian resident Bachelor degree
  graduates aged less than 25 and in their first full-time employment in Australia,
  was $48,000.*
*GradFiles, Schools Edition, December 2009 (Graduate Careers Australia).


                                                                       The Division of Business                                         2
                                                                       Career Development                                               4
                                                                       Bachelor of Management                                           6
                                                                       Bachelor of Management (Human Resource Management)               8
                                                                       Bachelor of Management (Logistics and Supply
                                                                       Chain Management)                                               10

                                                                       Double Degrees
                                                                       Bachelor of Management,
                                                                       Bachelor of Arts (International Studies)                        16

                                                                       Entry Requirements                                              20

                                                                       Management is instrumental in        The School of Management
                                                                       shaping society as we know it.       offers programs in: Sport and
                                                                       UniSA’s School of Management         Recreation Management and
                                                                       offers an impressive range           Tourism and Event Management.
                                                                       of options in the fields of
                                                                       human resources, sport and
                                                                       recreation, administration,
                                                                       tourism and events, arts,
                                                                       logistics and supply chain.

                                                                       UniSA management graduates
                                                                       are leaders and exceptional
                                                                       communicators who develop
                                                                       working environments
                                                                       where creativity is nourished
                                                                       and people are valued.

                                                                       Due to our industry links,
                                                                       our management graduates
                                                                       are in high demand from
                                                                       employers, ranging from
                                                                       multi-national organisations
                                                                       to private consulting firms.

For the most up-to-date and detailed information visit and enter the four-letter UniSA program code.

The Division of Business

The Division of Business offers the full range of undergraduate, postgraduate
and research degrees within the business and management disciplines.
Our undergraduate programs are offered through the Schools of Commerce,
Management, Marketing and Law.

EQUIS Accreditation                   Links to Industry                    These courses are designed           Some of our most popular
The Division of Business is           Many of our programs are             to give our graduates a              double degrees are featured
accredited by the European            professionally and internationally   solid foundation of business         in our brochures, but students
Quality Improvement System            recognised, and we involve           knowledge that is essential          are welcome to discuss other
(EQUIS). EQUIS is operated by         industry representatives in          for every profession. The core       double degree options with
the European Foundation for           curriculum development.              structure also provides a high       our Program Directors.
Management Development,               Project-based courses, work          degree of flexibility for our
recognised globally as an             placements, and student              students, giving them a taste        A complete list of our double
accreditation body of quality         exchange programs provide            of the different disciplines         degrees is available at
in management education.              students with practical experience   early in their degree; if they       au/business/degrees/double
Accreditation is awarded to           and an international outlook.        find an area they particularly
business schools only after a         This means that when our             enjoy, they may choose to            The benefits of a double
rigorous assessment by a panel        students graduate, they will be      transfer between programs            degree include:
of international academics and        equipped with the professional       to focus on this speciality.
business representatives.             skills and critical knowledge                                             » Students decide what
                                      that industry demands.               The core also supports our             combination of degrees
EQUIS accredited institutions                                              students’ decisions to pursue          they want to study from a
must demonstrate high                 Students also benefit from the       combinations of business               selection of Division of Business
quality in all of their activities,   knowledge and experience of          undergraduate programs                 degrees. There are over 100
including academic programs           our academic staff, many of          as a double degree.                    possible combinations.
and research, resources and           whom are actively involved
student services, and connections     in research and have direct          Business double degrees              » Students can select two
with the corporate world.             links with industry and the          Double degrees broaden                 areas of interest to study,
                                      professions. We incorporate the      students’ learning experience and      increasing their learning
EQUIS also places importance on       latest research findings into our    maximise their employability. The      experience and skills base.
diversity and internationalisation.   teaching, ensuring our students      Division of Business offers over
                                      are engaged with curriculum          100 double degree combinations,      » Graduates receive two
                                      that is current and relevant.        enabling students to tailor their      parchments – one
                                                                           double degree to suit their            for each degree.
                                      Business core courses                academic and career interests.
                                      Most of our programs include         Double degrees allow students to     » For most double degrees
                                      a common ‘core’ of courses,          obtain two separate qualifications     students only need to study
                                      which are typically studied in the   in four years, ensuring that our       for a minimum four years
                                      first year. There are eight core     graduates really stand out from        full-time (or the equivalent
                                      courses covering key business        the crowd in an increasingly           part-time) to get two degrees.
                                      and management disciplines such      competitive job market. Students
                                      as accounting, communication         can choose any two degrees           » Graduates have better career
                                      and information systems,             within the Division of Business,       prospects, as employers
                                      economics, law, marketing,           as long as they meet the entry         are increasingly looking for
                                      statistics and management.           requirements for each degree.          multi-skilled employees.

Honours                              At the core of Honours is an
On successful completion of          independent research project
an undergraduate degree in           conducted in an academic
business, a high-achieving           area of research interest,
student has the opportunity          and is presented as a thesis.
to undertake an Honours              Students are supervised by an
degree. Honours is a prestigious     academic qualified in the area.
qualification, which is recognised
worldwide. It provides a real        For more information, please visit:
point of distinction from other
graduates when applying for
jobs, and it is the best way to      Students who complete the
start a research career. The         program with a Credit or higher
qualification represents elite       grade point average may apply
academic performance, and            to undertake Honours. For
a high level of professional         more information, please visit:
and academic development.  

An Honours degree provides           Scholarships
an advanced year of study            UniSA offers a range of
in business, management,             scholarships designed to help
commerce, or marketing, and          fund the costs of tertiary
enables the development of           education. Our scholarships
research competencies. By            offer financial assistance and,
undertaking an independent           in many instances, valuable
research project in the              work experience opportunities.
Honours program, students            For more information please
develop the skills to identify,      visit:
analyse and address relevant         undergraduate/ug_bue.asp
topics in business.
                                     Paying for your study
An Honours graduate has an           To find out more about how
advantage in employment              you can defer your HECS-
over a graduate with only            HELP, student contribution or
an undergraduate degree              to see if you are entitled to a
and is also prepared to              commonwealth supported place
undertake postgraduate               at UniSA, please visit:
research (eg scholarships a
PhD, Masters by Research).

The Honours program is one
year full-time (or part-time
equivalent), and is undertaken
internally. Students complete
coursework components and
work with their supervisor to
prepare and submit a thesis.


Career Development

Student Career Development          Career Development Tool            MyCareerPlan                       Student Exchange
in the Division of Business         This tool gives UniSA students     MyCareerPlan is UniSA’s online     Gain a competitive advantage
UniSA’s Division of Business        step by step guidance to make      database of employment             by going on an overseas
has a website dedicated to          the most of their degree.          opportunities, vacation            exchange. Develop an
increase student’s awareness        Graduate with a degree - and       internships and work experience    international perspective, cultural
of the importance of career         also a degree of experience,       events and the Work Placement      awareness and broaden your
planning and the opportunities      a wallet full of contacts          Scheme. Customise your own         career opportunities. Scholarships
provided by UniSA.                  and a plan to succeed.             account, save your searches        are available.
                                                                       and build your resume.   
Students have exclusive access to   Work Placement Scheme    
business graduates now working      The Work Placement Scheme                                             Graduate Qualities
in industry. They share their       offers support to students who     Events                             Graduate Qualities are
own career advice and insight       wish to undertake placements       UniSA’s Career Services            personal attributes which are
into real life work experience.     in addition to their coursework.   coordinate a range of events to    developed during your study.
                                    Placements are project-based       connect students with industry.    These qualities will distinguish
The website (             and flexible to allow you to       These include: the Careers and     you from other graduates.
au/business/scd)                    coordinate study, work and         Employment Expo in March/
also links students to:             life commitments. you receive      April, Work Experience Fair
• Career Development Tool           support, insurance and a           mid-year and the International     Specific Student Groups
• MyCareerPlan                      certificate upon successful        Careers Day held twice each        • Disability
• Work experience opportunities     completion of your placement.      year. Other smaller events in      • External Students
• Graduate career information     your study area are also offered   • Indigenous
• Career Adviser appointments       workplacementscheme.asp            to connect you with employers,     • International
• Alumni profiles                                                      work experience and career         • Mature Age
                                                                       development opportunities.         • Research
                                                                       • Rural
                                                                       connect/eventscalendar.asp         • Women in Non-
                                                                                                            Traditional Careers
                                                                       From first to final year there     More information regarding
                                                                       are workshops on how to plan       Career Development for Specific
                                                                       your study for career success,     Student Groups:
                                                                       preparing for placements and       careers/cdt/choices/groups.asp
                                                                       work experience, communication
                                                                       in the business world and
                            Smarter                                    preparing for graduate
                            Choices                                    applications and the selection
                                                                       process. Check out the schedule

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Global Experience
A giant step towards gaining
international competence
is offered through UniSA’s
Global Experience program.
you will learn to value cultural
differences, communicate easily
across cultures and develop a
range of skills and knowledge
required to live in an increasingly
connected and diverse global
community. UniSA is one of
the few Australian universities
to offer such a program and
participants gain valuable
experience through a variety of
extracurricular activities. These
activities can include expanding
your global knowledge through
workshops, volunteering,
language studies, mentoring and
participating in an international     ‘Global Experience has          ‘I never would have got      ‘My Global Experience
exchange. you can also develop        given me opportunities          this job if I hadn’t done    journey has been full of
essential skills for your career,
                                      to meet people with             the [Global Experience]      challenging, exciting,
including career management,
                                      similar goals, work in and      course and program.’         tough, and rewarding
networking and intercultural
communication, through the
                                      outside of my field of                                       experiences. Activities
course Global Experience              study as well as develop        Briony James, Bachelor of    such as the theory,
Professional Development (BUSS        myself personally and           Management (Human Resource   Santos Ltd professional
1056), which may be counted           professionally.’                Management)                  speakers, in-class
towards your UniSA degree.                                                                         workshops, assignments
                                      Jennifer Lee, Business Double                                and self-directed activities
For more information about            Degree (Human Resource                                       have all been coordinated
developing your studies through       Management & Marketing)                                      to give me the complete
involvement with the Global                                                                        package, with a global
Experience Program visit                                                                           focus.’

                                                                                                   Adam Tarca, Bachelor of
                                                                                                   Business (Management of
                                                                                                   Information Technology) and
                                                                                                   Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Management

Open Day 2010                                                           What will I study?                    What does it take?
City West Campus: Sunday 15 August, 70 North Terrace, Adelaide          Central to every business degree      Students require a number                                                    at UniSA are core courses in          of personal and professional
                                                                        management and business.              qualities in order to succeed
Career Information Session 2010                                         These are designed to equip           both within the program and
City West Campus: Wednesday 22 September at 5.00pm                      you with the skills, knowledge        eventually within the business
Business Degrees Information Session                                    and experience to succeed in          management profession.
City West Campus: Wednesday 1 December at 5.00pm                        subsequent years of the program.      Students need excellent verbal, (registration essential)                      In your first year of the Bachelor    written and interpersonal skills,
                                                                        of Management, you will study         flexible and open minds, a
                                                                        the division core courses. The        creative approach to problem-
SATAC code                          424101                              courses will focus on topics          solving, and the ability to think
UniSA program code                  DBMA                                such as accounting, economics,        logically and clearly. They need
CRICOS code                                                             law, management, marketing,           strong organisational skills and
(international students only)       024211B                             statistics, communications            must be able to work well within
TER (February 2010 cut-off)         70.95                               and information systems.              team environments. People
Program length                      3 years                                                                   who make good management
Prerequisites                       None                                During the second year, you           students and effective managers
Assumed knowledge                   None                                will be able to specialise in your    have an ability and desire to
Home campus                         City West                           own area of interest. A range         make sound decisions, set and
Accepts Special Entry (STAT)        yes                                 of more specific management           achieve goals, and be enthusiastic
External study available            yes                                 courses are offered, which focus      in implementing change.
Part-time study available           yes                                 on management. These include
TAFE credit available               yes                                 human resources, decision             Careers in industry
Honours study available             yes                                 making, organisational behaviour,     Graduates are often employed
Program fees                        Commonwealth supported              communication and ethics.             in a range of management
Program fees                                                            All of these factors affect the       occupations both in the public
(international students only)       (A$) 19,880 per annum               performance of organisations          and private sectors. They
Scholarships available                and studying them will help           may not however, necessarily
                                                                        you to improve your leadership        obtain a management position
                                                                        skills and productivity.              immediately after graduation.

                                                                        In third year, you will concentrate   Generally, students take
                                                                        on developing knowledge and           up positions as graduate
Degree overview                     This program focuses                skills in strategic management,       management trainees. Their
Management is at the                on management within                organisational administration and     subsequent promotion depends
forefront of every business         organisations (public sector and    business electives of your choice.    on their communication skills
and organisation. If you are        NGOs). Many of our graduates        An optional industry project          and personality, in addition to
considering a career in business,   currently work for multi-national   will enable you to apply your         their graduate qualifications.
then a Bachelor of Management       companies in Australia and          knowledge to a real life situation.
may be suitable. It will provide    overseas. Modern management         you will work on a supervised,        It should be noted that students
you with a solid foundation,        involves organising people,         enterprise-based project that will    who undertake this degree
from which to launch your           money, technology and global        be used to implement ongoing          often pursue careers in large
career. From logistics and supply   problem-solving to achieve          change within an organisation.        organisations rather than small
chain management, to human          business objectives. The Bachelor   This will add valuable                or family-owned companies.
resources and entrepreneurship,     of Management recognises this       experience to your resumé.            Many UniSA Management
the Bachelor of Management          and accommodates current                                                  graduates work for multinational
will broaden your business          business trends. It will provide                                          companies, and governments
knowledge. you will graduate        you with the skills to address                                            both in Australia and overseas.
with a solid understanding of       new problems and help you
management systems and the          to recognise the need for
skills to work as an effective      innovation within companies.
manager in a global environment.

Professional recognition             There are several scholarships
Graduates are eligible for           available to assist you
Associate Membership of              with course fees.
the Australian Institute of
Management (AIM), provided           Program requirements
they agree to undertake regular
professional development tasks.      FIRST YEAR
                                     Management Principles
Experience. The Difference           Communication and Information
There are many opportunities         Systems in Business
for you to gain experience in        Marketing Principles:
business and management while        Trading and Exchange
studying. you may undertake          Principles of Economics
a work placement as part of          Foundations of Business Law
the program. There are two           Accounting for Business
placements available: Industry       Quantitative Methods
Project 1, Industry Project 2.       for Business

                                                                              Julia Hanxhari
The university can assist you        Business and Society
with finding a work placement.
Alternatively, you may negotiate     SECOND YEAR
one with your current employer,      Organisational Behaviour                 Bachelor of Management
or at another organisation           Communication and                        Job Title: Commercial & Procurement Graduate
interstate or overseas.              Organisational Practices                 Employer: BAE Systems Australia
                                     Project Management:
Fast track the Bachelor of           Principles and Strategies
                                                                              ‘I worked at BAE Systems for 6 months during 2007 in
Management by completing             Management Accounting                    the final semester of my degree, by participating in a
courses in summer and winter         Managing Decision Making                 Practicum.
school. Industry Project 1 and 2     International Management
                                                                              Gain as much experience as you can whilst studying,
may also be completed during         Ethics and Values
                                                                              through part-time work or university opportunities
the summer and winter periods.       Foundations of Human
This is a popular option for         Resource Management                      such as practicums and placements.
students undertaking their           Logistics and Supply Chain               Whilst your degree is important, experience is
practicum interstate or overseas.    Management Elective                      invaluable and is definitely a differentiating factor
                                                                              between graduates.’
UniSA encourages students            THIRD YEAR
to undertake an international        Organisational Administration
student exchange. you may            Strategic Management                     To read more Alumni Profiles please visit:
choose to study part of              Elective
your program at a university         Elective                       
overseas. Financial support and      Industry Project 1 or Elective
scholarships are available to        Industry Project 2 or Elective
assist students with travel costs.
                                     *This list of courses is to be used as
UniSA also offers a program          a guide only. Courses are subject to
called Global Experience,            change. An updated course listing
which you may undertake              may be found by visiting the website
as an elective. Students   
who participate in overseas          and enter program code DBMA
exchanges and placements
can earn points towards the
Global Experience program.           Double degrees
                                     Students may complete two
Honours                              degrees in 4 years. Students
Honours is a one-year research       may combine the Bachelor of
project, where you specialise in     Management with the Bachelor
a topic that interests you. It is    of Arts (International Studies)
a prestigious addition to your       or with another degree from
undergraduate degree and             the Division of Business.
can give you an edge when
looking for employment.                                                       (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW

Bachelor of Management (Human Resource Management)

Open Day 2010                                                           issues that managers face daily.        What does it take?
City West Campus: Sunday 15 August, 70 North Terrace, Adelaide          These courses will also prepare         Good human resource managers                                                    you with the knowledge, skills          have well-developed leadership
                                                                        and experience required for             skills, can work in team
Career Information Session 2010                                         more specialised studies in             environments, have cross-cultural
City West Campus: Wednesday 22 September at 5.00pm,                     human resource management.              understanding and the ability
Business Degrees Information Session                                                                            to make objective decisions.
City West Campus: Wednesday 1 December at 5.00pm,                       After the first year, you will          Therefore, you will need excellent (registration essential)                      undertake a rigorous sequence           verbal, written and interpersonal
                                                                        of ten specialised HRM courses.         skills, a flexible and open mind,
                                                                        These have been designed to             a creative approach to problem-
SATAC code                         424351                               develop your technical, analytical      solving and the ability to think
UniSA program code                 DBHM                                 and practical skills. Through a         logically. you must be able to
CRICOS code                                                             careful choice of electives, you        set realistic goals and achieve
(international students only)      024211B                              may also complete up to five            them by working with others.
TER (February 2010 cut-off)        71.20                                additional courses of direct
Program length                     3 years                              relevance to the practice of HRM.       Careers in industry
Prerequisites                      None                                                                         As a human resource
Assumed knowledge                  None                                 you will have the opportunity           management graduate, you
Home campus                        City West                            to study areas such as:                 are likely to be employed in
Accepts Special Entry (STAT)       yes                                  organisational behaviour;               a number of fields within the
External study available           yes                                  languages (increasingly                 public and private sectors.
Part-time study available          yes                                  relevant in a globalised world);        These include: general
TAFE credit available              yes                                  identification, industrial relations,   management; human resources;
Honours study available            yes                                  occupational health and                 management consulting (such
Program fees                       Commonwealth supported               safety management; decision-            as recruitment, staff appraisal
Program fees                                                            making techniques; advanced             and performance measurement);
(international students only)      (A$) 19,880 per annum                finance; economics; marketing           occupational health, safety and
Scholarships available                or advanced HRM-specific                welfare; industrial relations;
                                                                        courses. These include but are          project and policy consultancy
                                                                        not limited to: staff motivation        (usually government); staff
                                                                        techniques and theories; job            training and development.
                                                                        design and analysis; staff
Degree overview                    Australian Human Resources           performance appraisal; the role         Professional recognition
If you are considering a career    Institute (AHRI). Graduate with      of training in organisations;           Graduates satisfy
in business and enjoy working      a qualification that the industry    business ethics and values in           the requirements for
with people, then a Bachelor       recognises and challenge yourself    management. you may even                professional membership
of Management (Human               in this people-focused profession.   wish to study another area of           of the Australian Human
Resource Management) may be                                             interest, such as entrepreneurial       Resources Institute (AHRI).
for you. Success in the global     What will I study?                   business planning.
marketplace is increasingly        Building a solid foundation for                                              Experience. The Difference
dependent on employee quality,     a career in human resources          In third year, you will have the        There are many opportunities for
adaptability and innovation.       involves learning business           opportunity to gain professional,       you to gain experience in human
                                   fundamentals. The program’s          hands-on experience through the         resource management while
Our Bachelor of Management         first year consists of core          semester-long industry project.         studying. you may undertake a
(Human Resource Management)        business courses, which address      you will be asked to research and       work placement as part of the
has been designed to provide       broad areas. These include           provide a report to management          program. There are Industry
you with a solid grounding for     organisational behaviour,            on a problem within the                 Projects available for this degree.
managing people to achieve         economics, information systems,      organisation. Alternatively, you
results. This program is the       marketing, accounting, statistics    may wish to develop global
only degree of its kind in South   and law. They will provide you       experience by spending a
Australia and has received         with the breadth of knowledge        semester studying overseas.
full accreditation from the        necessary to understand the

The University can assist you       Program requirements
with finding a work placement.      FIRST YEAR
                                    Foundations of Business Law
UniSA also encourages students      Quantitative Methods
to undertake an international       for Business
student exchange. you may           Management Principles
choose to study part of             Business and Society
your program at a number            Marketing Principles:
of universities around the          Trading and Exchange
world. Financial support            Foundations of Human
and scholarships are made           Resource Management
available to selected students      Principles of Economics

                                                                             David Malan
to assist with travel costs.        Accounting for Business

UniSA also offers a program         SECOND YEAR
called Global Experience,           Communication and Information            Bachelor of Management (Human Resources)
which you may undertake             Systems in Business
as an elective. Students            Employment Law                           ‘I chose to study here because UniSA was the only
who participate in overseas         Organisational Behaviour                 university in South Australia that offered an HRM
exchanges and placements            Training and Development
                                                                             degree accredited by the Australian Human Resources
can earn points towards the         Performance and
Global Experience program.          Compensation Management                  Institute. My studies have taught me how to
                                    Occupational, Health and                 contribute to the strategic direction of an organisation
Honours                             Safety Management                        through ensuring the best people are hired, that they
Honours is a one-year research      Elective                                 receive the appropriate training and are placed in an
project, where you specialise in    Elective                                 area where they will succeed.
a topic that interests you. It is
a prestigious addition to your      THIRD YEAR                               I like studying in the city. The new buildings are
undergraduate degree and can        Management of                            fantastic and establish our position as the premier
give you an edge when looking       Industrial Relations                     business university. My tutors and lecturers have been
for employment. There are           Strategic Human Resource                 very supportive and their teaching is current, practical
several scholarships available      Management
                                                                             and linked to real-life examples.
to assist you with course fees.     Elective
                                    Elective                                 Without the learning and teaching services, I doubt I
                                    International and Comparative            would have passed first year! Through the UniSA
                                    Human Resource Management                Careers Services website I found full-time
                                    Strategic Management                     employment. I am now working in the HR department
                                    Management Practicum
                                                                             for a large international company.’
                                    1 or Elective
                                                                             To read more Alumni Profiles please visit:
                                    *This list of courses is to be used as
                                    a guide only. Courses are subject to
                                    change. An updated course listing
                                    may be found by visiting the website
                                    and enter program code DBHM

                                                                             (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW

Bachelor of Management
(Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Open Day 2010                                                       What will I study?                   Careers in industry
City West Campus: Sunday 15 August, 70 North Terrace, Adelaide      The Bachelor of Management           The current shortage of                                                (Logistics and Supply Chain          personnel qualified in operations,
                                                                    Management) adopts an                logistics and supply chain
Career Information Session 2010                                     integrated and comprehensive         management will see you well-
City West Campus: Wednesday 22 September at 5.00pm,                 approach towards managing            placed to find employment in
Business Degrees Information Session                                all activities in the supply         Australia and overseas. Specific
City West Campus: Wednesday 1 December at 5.00pm,                   chain. During the first year of      organisations that have employed (registration essential)                  study, you will study a set of       UniSA graduates include: Gerard
                                                                    core business courses. These         Industries, General Motors
                                                                    have a strong emphasis on            Holden, Southcorp, Coca-Cola
                                                                    general management skills            Amatil, Ceva Logistics, IGA
                                                                    and include topics such as:          and Fauldings. Graduates have
                                                                    marketing, economics, law,           also been employed in state
SATAC code                        424511                            accounting, management,              government departments.
UniSA program code                DBMA                              statistics, communication
CRICOS code                                                         and information systems.             Professional recognition
(international students only)     024211B                                                                Graduates are eligible for
TER (February 2010 cut-off)       80.35                             Second year focuses on the           Associate Membership of
Program length                    3 years                           management of operations,            the Logistics Association of
Prerequisites                     None                              logistics, supply chain              Australia (LAA), provided they
Assumed knowledge                 None                              management, quality, project         agree to undertake regular
Home campus                       City West                         management and business              professional development tasks.
Accepts Special Entry (STAT)      yes                               ethics. Broaden your professional
External study available          yes                               horizons by studying electives       Experience. The Difference
Part-time study available         yes                               across a number of business          There are many opportunities
TAFE credit available             yes                               and management disciplines.          for you to gain experience in
Honours study available           yes                               you are encouraged to apply          the logistics and supply chain
Program fees                      Commonwealth supported            your knowledge and skills            industry while studying. you may
Program fees                                                        during third year. Undertaking       undertake a work placement
(international students only)     (A$) 19,880 per annum             case studies, you will be able       as part of the program.
Scholarships available            to engage with and review            Industry Projects are available
                                                                    contemporary industry practices.     for this degree. The university
                                                                                                         can assist you with finding a
Program overview                  condition. Without logistics      What does it take?                   work placement. Alternatively,
As consumers in a globalised      and supply chain structures,      you will require good verbal,        you may negotiate one with
economy, we are all affected      businesses cannot function.       written and interpersonal skills;    your current employer, or at
by logistics and supply chain                                       a flexible, enquiring and open       another organisation interstate
practices. If you have ever       Graduates are in high demand      mind; a creative approach to         or overseas. Fast track the
purchased something that          around the world. Within          problem solving and the ability      program by completing courses
arrived late, in poor condition   this program you will develop     to think logically. Well-developed   in summer and winter school.
or was not what you paid for,     general management knowledge      planning and leadership skills       Industry Project 1 and 2 may
then you will understand the      – focusing on operations          are necessary, along with the        also be completed during the
frustration of something going    and logistics functions. you      desire to work in a team and         summer and winter periods.
wrong. Effective logistics and    will learn about the creation     adopt global perspectives.           This is a popular option for
supply chain management is all    and maintenance of value                                               students undertaking their
about ensuring that consumers     chains. As a graduate, you will                                        practicum interstate or overseas.
and businesses receive the        recognise need for change
right products and services,      and innovation in the supply
at the right time and place,      chain, both in the domestic
in an agreed quantity and         and international markets.

UniSA encourages students            Program requirements
to undertake an international        FIRST YEAR
student exchange. you may            Management Principles
choose to study part of              Marketing Principles:
your program at a university         Trading and Exchange
overseas. Financial support and      Communication & Information
scholarships are available to        Systems in Business
assist students with travel costs.   Principles of Economics
                                     Foundations of Business Law
UniSA also offers a program          Accounting for Business
called Global Experience,            Quantitative Methods

                                                                              Matthew Rankine
which you may undertake              for Business
as an elective. Students             Business and Society
who participate in overseas
exchanges and placements             SECOND YEAR                              Bachelor of Management (Logistics and
can earn points towards the          Fundamentals of Supply                   Supply Chain Management)
Global Experience program.           Chain Operations                         Job title: Purchasing and Planning Manager
                                     Organisational Behaviour                 Employer: Protec Paints Pty Ltd
Honours                              Project Management:
Honours is a one-year research       Principles and Strategies
project, where you specialise in     Elective                                 ‘During my degree I worked full time with Wattyl Paints
a topic that interests you. It is    Managing Services                        both in NSW and SA. This consisted of my normal
a prestigious addition to your       and Sustainability                       duties along with project work which assisted my
undergraduate degree and can         International Management                 understanding in supply chain concepts in lectures,
give you an edge when looking        Ethics and Values
                                                                              tutorials and assignments.
for employment. There are            Principles of Logistics and
several scholarships available       Supply Chain Management                  I currently work as the Purchasing and Planning
to assist you with course fees.      Elective                                 Manager and my career goal is to become National
                                                                              Operations Manager/Projects Manager.
                                     THIRD YEAR
                                     Procurement and
                                                                              My career tips for future Logistics & Supply Chain
                                     Purchasing Strategies                    students would be; to start your career working at the
                                     Integrated Supply Chain                  bottom end of the organisational chart, building your
                                     Management                               knowledge by volunteering to master as many of the
                                     Industry Project 1 or Electives          supply chain components as possible.’
                                     Strategic Management
                                     Elective                                 To read more Alumni Profiles please visit:
                                     *This list of courses is to be used as
                                     a guide only. Courses are subject to
                                     change. An updated course listing
                                     may be found by visiting the website
                                     and enter program code DBMA

                                                                              (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW

Bachelor of Management,
Bachelor of Arts (International Studies)

Open Day 2010                                                           to increase your understanding        What does it take?
City West Campus: Sunday 15 August, 70 North Terrace, Adelaide          of international relations,           you should have good                                                    international management              communication skills, along
                                                                        policy and to develop                 with an inquiring and analytical
Career Information Session 2010                                         professional contacts.                mind. An interest in world
Magill campus: Wednesday 8 September                                                                          economic, business and current
City West Campus: Wednesday 22 September at 5.00pm,                     What will I study?                    affairs - particularly with
Business Degrees Information Session                                    you will study the Division           regard to Australia’s place in
Magill campus: Tuesday 30 November                                      of Business core courses,             the international context, is
City West Campus: Wednesday 1 December at 5.00pm,                       which act as a foundation             desirable. When you graduate, (registration essential)                      to both degrees. These will           you may end up working
                                                                        give you a broad knowledge            overseas, therefore a desire to
                                                                        of important business areas,          travel and a talent for languages
SATAC code                         424261                               such as economics, marketing,         would be advantageous.
UniSA program code                 DBME                                 information systems, law,
CRICOS code                                                             communications, management,           Who will employ me?
(international students only)      036325D                              accounting and statistics.            The combination of language,
TER (February 2010 cut-off)        77.35                                                                      international political and
Program length                     4 years                              As part of the Management             cultural studies with high
Prerequisites                      None                                 program, you will be able to          quality management skills will
Assumed knowledge                  yes                                  specialise in your own area           give you a competitive edge in
Home campus                        City West                            of interest. Electives include        the international marketplace.
Accepts Special Entry (STAT)       yes                                  entrepreneurship, marketing,          Modern management
External study available           Partial                              accounting, desktop publishing,       demands graduates with a
Part-time study available          N/A                                  event management and tourism.         strong, multidisciplinary global
TAFE credit available              yes                                  All of these areas relate to          focus, which is precisely what
Honours study available            yes                                  business performance and              this double degree offers.
Program fees                       Commonwealth supported               studying them will help you           Possible employers include
Program fees                                                            to improve your leadership            national and international
(international students only)      (A$) 19,880 per annum                skills and productivity.              businesses, government
Scholarships available                                                      enterprises and all companies
                                                                        The International Studies part        with an international focus.
                                                                        of the program will strengthen
Program overview                   skills and analytical abilities in   your understanding of the social,     Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Management,        management, international            economic, political and religious     As a graduate, you will be eligible
Bachelor of Arts (International    relations, cross-cultural studies    issues at play in a global context.   for Associate Membership
Studies) double degree is          and communication in a foreign       It complements the Management         of the Australian Institute of
designed to prepare you as         language. The program draws          side, by offering courses within      Management (AIM), if you
a globally-aware, socially         upon the skills and strengths        different areas of interest.          undertake regular professional
responsible manager. This          of two schools at UniSA: the                                               development tasks.
program enables you to study       School of Management, from           The International Studies
several, specialised areas of      the Division of Business and the     courses are designed to develop       Honours
management, incorporating          School of International Studies,     and extend your knowledge             Students who complete the
international relations and        from the Division of Education,      of another language and               program with a Credit or higher
a foreign language.                Arts and Social Sciences.            culture - with the purpose of         grade point average may be
                                                                        enhancing your understanding          invited to undertake Honours.
Studying this double degree        The program also enables you         and appreciation of international
gives you the opportunity          to study for one study period        business. you are encouraged
to obtain two degrees in           (a semester) at an overseas          to study a foreign language.
four years: the Bachelor of        university and UniSA offers          Introductory language courses
Management and the Bachelor        some scholarships for this           are available for beginners.
of Arts (International Studies).   purpose. you are encouraged
It will develop your knowledge,    to study at a university overseas

Program requirements
Management Principles
Quantitative Methods for
Understanding World Politics
Language 1A
Global Societies
Principles of Economics
Business and Society
Language 1B

Foundations of Human
Resource Management
Organisational Behaviour
Introduction to

                                     Caroline Rosenthal
International Relations
Language 2A
Communication and
Organisational Practices             Bachelor of Management,
Accounting for Business              Bachelor of Arts (International Studies)
Islam and World Politics
Language 2B                          ‘I chose UniSA because many of the degrees are
                                     recognised internationally. It also has numerous
                                     affiliations around the world which give students the
International Experience Option
International Experience Option      opportunity to study overseas.
International Experience Option      In my fourth year at UniSA, I completed six months
International Experience Option      of my degree in Bordeaux, France. It was a great
Managing Services and
                                     experience, enabling me to study abroad with a small
                                     group of other international students. It was definitely
Communication and Information
Systems in Business                  the highlight of my degree.
Marketing Principles:                This degree has helped me understand all the
Trading and Exchange                 complexities of working within a business environment.
Contemporary International
                                     In addition to accounting, marketing and business
Political Economy
                                     development, it’s given me a better understanding
FOURTH YEAR                          of international management, making me better
Management Accounting                equipped for employment in today’s world of multi-
Globalisation and Regionalism        national corporations.’
World Order: Theoretical
Project Management:                  you can also read profiles from our Alumni,
Principles and Strategies            please visit
Global Security and Sustainability
Foundations of Business Law
Strategic Management
International Management
Ethics and Values

                                     (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW

Entry requirements

For Undergraduate                    » Qualified for Special               UniSA Advantage                     For more information, visit
Bachelor Degrees and                   Entry and completed the             UniSA Advantage is a bonus
Associate Degrees                      Special Tertiary Admissions         points scheme that encourages       bonuspoints. you can also
Applicants are required to             Test (STAT). A personal             participation in education as       contact Future Student Enquiries
have one of the following              competencies statement and/         well as rewards achievement in      on phone (08) 8302 2376 or
qualifications:                        or employment experience            selected year 12 subjects that      1300 UNINOW (local call cost)
» Qualified for SACE; and              may also be considered              better prepare students for         or email
  – Recorded achievement in five     » Completed the University            university study. The scheme
  SACE subjects taken at stage 2       Foundation Studies program.         includes two strands –              Student contributions
  level; and                                                               Achievement and Aspire.             Student contributions are the
  – Included at least four Stage     Please note that some                                                     amount you pay towards the cost
  2 subjects which are approved      programs have prerequisites.          Achievement bonus points            of your program. The University
  Higher Education Selection         Applicants should check all entry     will automatically be awarded       determines the amount that you
  Subjects (HESS); and               requirements before applying.         if students score 10 or more        contribute within a range set by
  – Obtained a competitive TER       For some programs, applicants         in year 12 subjects relevant to     the Australian Government. The
» Completed interstate or            may also be required to attend        their intended UniSA program.       contribution that applies depends
  overseas qualifications that       an interview or present a folio.      Find out more here       on which courses you choose
  the University considers                                                 au/future/year12/bonuspoints        to study and the contribution
  equivalent to the SACE             For more information on                                                   band in which those courses
» Completed the International        entry requirements, visit             Aspire bonus points are awarded     are classified. The amount of
  Baccalaureate Diploma                       automatically to students who       your student contribution also
» Completed or partly completed                                            attend a school recognised by       depends on the unit value
  a recognised higher education      Participation and Access              UniSA as ‘under represented’        of your courses of study (the
  program at a recognised            UniSA offers various programs         with respect to students going      equivalent full-time student load
  higher education institution       and services to assist rural and/or   on to higher education. Students    (EFTSL) value of the course).
» Completed at least four Open       socio-economically disadvantaged      from rural and remote areas are
  Universities Australia (OUA)       students, Indigenous Australians      also eligible for automatic bonus
  courses at the appropriate level   and people with a disability. For     points while those students on
» Completed an award from            more information, contact (08)        School Card (or state equivalent)
  TAFE or from another registered    8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW              and/or youth Allowance, and
  training organisation at AQF       or email           who do not attend a recognised
  Certificate IV or above                                                  school, can apply for bonus
                                                                           points by downloading an
                                                                           application form at

As per the Australian Government guidelines, the student contribution amounts for 2010 are:

 Band                                Fields of study                                                           Student contribution
 National priorities                 Mathematics, statistics, science                                          A$4,249
 Band 1                              Humanities, behavioural science, social studies, education,               A$5,310
                                     nursing, foreign languages, visual and performing arts
 Band 2                              Computing, built environment, health,                                     A$7,567
                                     engineering, surveying, agriculture
 Band 3                              Law, accounting, commerce, administration, economics,                     A$8,859
                                     dentistry, medicine, veterinary science

 Note: these amounts are for 1 EFTSL in 2010. The student contribution amounts for 2011 will be advised by the Federal Government in
 October 2010, and these will be available to view via at that time.


WHAT WILL yOU STUDy?                  HOW DOES yOUR                       UNISA GLOSSARy                        SATAC Guide
                                      PROGRAM WORk?                                                             A publication that lists every
Associate degree                                                          Assumed knowledge                     program offered by South
An award for completing               Major                               Some first-year courses               Australian higher education
a two-year (or part-time              A set of related courses which      require knowledge of certain          institutions. The SATAC Guide
equivalent) tertiary program.         comprises 36 units of study         SACE Stage 2 subjects.                provides information about the
                                      within a Bachelor degree.                                                 selection process and includes
Direct Entry                                                              Free Electives                        instructions on how to apply
Programs for which applications       Sub-major                           A course chosen from any on           and is available every year from
are not processed through SATAC       A set of related courses which      offer outside your Division,          newsagents Australia-wide.
but are made direct to UniSA.         comprises between 19 and            provided that individual course
                                      35 units of study within a          prerequisites are met. Free           Special Entry (STAT)
Bachelor degree                       Bachelor degree. In some            elective courses are designed         Special Tertiary Admissions
A program of three or more years      programs these may be called        to broaden your knowledge             Test (STAT) is an alternative
duration (or part-time equivalent).   ‘general studies sub-majors’.       and skills beyond your                tertiary admissions test for
Bachelor degree programs                                                  professional field of study.          people who do not have a
provide the relevant qualifications   Minor                                                                     recent year 12 certificate.
for many professions.                 A set of related courses which      CRICOS code
                                      comprises up to 18 units of         Code identifying that a UniSA         TER (Tertiary Entrance Rank)
Honours                               study within a Bachelor degree.     program has been registered on        A ranking of all students who
An advanced year of study             In some programs these              the Commonwealth Register             have completed SACE in a
in business, management,              may be called ‘cognates’.           of Institutions and Courses for       particular year. The minimum
commerce, or marketing during                                             Overseas Students (CRICOS).           TER required for the previous year
which students specialise in a        Program                                                                   is often a guide to how well you
chosen area of study. Students        Award in which you are              Division                              will need to perform to gain entry
who complete a Bachelor               enrolled, eg Bachelor of Arts.      UniSA is split into four academic     into a particular program. TERs
degree, with a Credit or higher                                           Divisions – Business; Education,      can vary from year to year and
grade point average may apply         Course                              Arts and Social Sciences; Health      should be used as a guide only.
to undertake Honours.                 A component of study                Sciences; and Information
                                      within a program (previously        Technology, Engineering
Graduate Certificate                  known as a ‘subject’).              and the Environment – each
An award for completing a                                                 offering a range of specialised
postgraduate program of at            Unit                                programs and courses.
least six months in duration          A value assigned to a course
(or part-time equivalent).            which measures the amount of        Prerequisites
                                      work involved in that course.       Are SACE Stage 2 (year
Graduate Diploma                      Full-time students normally         12) subjects, or equivalent
An award for completing a             undertake 36 units of study per     qualifications which are required
postgraduate program of at            year (18 units per study period).   for admission into the program.
least one year in duration
(or part-time equivalent).                                                SACE
                                                                          Is the South Australian Certificate
Master degree                                                             of Education or a recognised
A postgraduate degree                                                     equivalent qualification.
undertaken after completion
of a Bachelor degree (normally
with Honours) which focuses
on one area of specialisation.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
programs normally extend
over three years (or part-
time equivalent) and involve
significant research work.
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