The future of business

The future of business is changing, and so is the Bachelor of Business at RMIT.

We’ve adopted a new agile, non-traditional courses structure to equip you with greater hands-on learning opportunities and industry engagement. 

They have been designed to ensure you develop the industry skills and knowledge to succeed. Their personalised course structure will allow you to tailor your learning with a choice of major and minor, ranging from Marketing to Economics, Entrepreneurship to People & Organisations and so much more

Designed for the future and your ideal career, you will develop the cross-disciplinary skills to lead innovation and become a problem solver with the expertise to create sustainable and ethical solutions no matter the challenge.

How do they differ?

About the Bachelor of Business

The Bachelor of Business is a flexible cross-disciplinary degree with a focus on developing you with the personal and professional capabilities that industry craves and the world needs, such as a global mindset, a commitment to social impact, digital agility, critical thinking.  

About the Bachelor of Business Professional Practice

The Bachelor of Business Professional Practice gives you access to all of the options in the (3-year) Bachelor of Business with the added benefit of a dedicated minor (in Study and Work) and professional experiences with industry partners, research centres, start-up support networks and/or the not-for-profit sector.

Stay updated on the Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business Professional Practice

Want to know more? RMIT is here to support you with everything you need to know, from understanding the majors to pathway options. 

This degree is closely integrated with industry and real-world problem solving as an integral part of the learning experience. We have partnered with key organisations in industry to help build what you will learn in your classes.

Frequently asked questions

Facilitated classes will be predominantly on-campus. This means more tutorials, lectorials, practicals and workshops will be delivered face-to-face. Classes that require specialist spaces or equipment will be prioritised for on campus learning. For some courses, online facilitated classes will still be available for students who cannot attend campus or would prefer to study online. You can find out if a course has facilitated classes on campus, online or both by checking your timetable before classes commence.

Every RMIT program has its own specific set of entry requirements during the admissions dates. To be selected you need to meet the entry requirements as outlined on the program page as part of the application assessment.

There's often more than one way to get into a degree so don’t worry if you don’t meet all the criteria at first. Study pathways provide opportunities for you to transfer from one course to another based on your previous educational experience.

You will be given a study plan to choose your major/minor combinations. You will need to choose the relevant subjects to form your major and minor in enrolment.

Yes, you can change to a Bachelor of Business (Professional Practice) during your Bachelor of Business, however students should be aware that these two courses have different structures. Due to these differences the later in the course that a student transfers the more likely they are to increase the duration of their study.

You can also change your major halfway through your degree provided you have sufficient credit points available.

 

Yes! Students who are studying at another institution, TAFE or university can apply to study at RMIT and may be eligible to receive credit for their previous study.

There are no exams in the Bachelor of Business, except where required for professional accreditation. 

Both the Bachelor of Business and the Bachelor of Business (Professional Practice) can be completed part time. Completing the Bachelor of Business part-time takes 6 years, while completing the Bachelor of Business (Professional Practice) part-time takes 8 years.

 

You can take up to 48 credit points (4 courses) of University electives from outside the College of Business and Law.

All students studying the Bachelor of Business (Professional Practice) degree will undertake a virtual internship where industry partners are provided. You will need to source and apply for placement for other internship opportunities.

Students can gain credit points towards their degree by undertaking a range of global experiences, including:

  • Study tours: these allow you to combine overseas travel and cultural experience while completing coursework in intensive mode. They can run from 1 to 3 weeks, depending on the destination. 
  • Student exchange: students can take part in an international exchange program with an institution that has an exchange agreement with RMIT.
  • Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP): offers tailored international programs designed to help students accelerate their career. 
  • International work placements.

Yes! Your testamur will display your degree as well as your majors and minors.

Industry partners

This degree is closely integrated with industry and real-world problem solving as an integral part of the learning experience. We have partnered with key organisations in industry to help build what you will learn in your classes.

Medibank

Australian Red Cross

Adobe

Amazon Web Services

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.