Business Management [not available in 2020] major

This major covers the foundations of business and organisational management. This major prepares students for job readiness through a breadth of career and employability pathways relevant to today's dynamic business industries. This major provides students with a grounding in essential business knowledge across technical and theoretical disciplines, including business reporting, economics, marketing and management principles, as well as key practical communications and data literacy skills. To further enhance employability, a capstone experience will be provided to students to put their knowledge into practice through a range of options including internships, industry projects or work-integrated learning. This combination of technical knowledge and skills mean students will be well-equipped to enter a wide range of business organisations upon completion.

Outcomes

Students are able to (1) evaluate key concepts, theories and practices important to Business Management; (2) diagnose business challenges, and identify appropriate managerial actions; (3) demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral; (4) demonstrate project management skills and ability to work productively in a group; (5) provide potential discipline-based solutions to a business; and (6) demonstrate understanding regarding principles of ethical behaviour, and/or cultural, social and sustainability issues.

Degree-specific major

Business Management [not available in 2020] can be taken as a degree-specific major in the following degree courses:

BP009
BH005 Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

Overview of unit sequence

Business Management [not available in 2020] is a degree-specific single major comprising:

  • two Level 1 units
  • three Level 2 units
  • three Level 3 units
Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2020;
NS = non-standard teaching period

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2021 or 2022.

Level 1

Degree-specific major units
Take all units (12 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1, S2 MGMT1136 Management and Organisations
Incompatibility:
MGMT2236 Management and Organisations
S1, S2, SS MKTG1203 Introduction to Marketing
Incompatibility:
MKTG2203 Marketing Management

Level 2

Degree-specific major units
Take all units (18 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1, SS HRMT2237 Human Resource Management
Prerequisites:
MGMT1135 Organisational Behaviour;
or
MGMT1136 Management and Organisations;
for pre-2012 courses (pre-
or
co-requisite)
: [MGMT1135/MGMT2235 Organisational Behaviour;
or
MGMT1136/MGMT2236 Management and Organisations;
or
EMPL1101 Introduction to Employment Relations;
or
EMPL2201 Foundations of Employment Relations;
or
EMPL1102/EMPL2202 Australian Employment Relations
S2 INMT2232 Project Management
Prerequisites:
MGMT1135 Organisational Behaviour
or
MGMT1136 Management and Organisations;
for pre-2012 courses: none
S2 MKTG2238 Advertising and Promotion
Prerequisites:
MKTG1203 Introduction to Marketing;
or
equivalent;
for pre-2012 courses: none

Level 3

Degree-specific major units
Take all units (12 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S2 MGMT3347 Strategic Management
Prerequisites:
any two Level 2 units in the Management major;
for pre-2012 courses: none
S2 MKTG3306 Strategic Marketing
Prerequisites:
MKTG2305 Marketing Research;
for pre-2012 courses: MKTG2203 Marketing Management (
or
equivalent);
or
MKTG2204 Consumer Behaviour (
or
equivalent)
Degree-specific major units
Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
N/A BUSN3001 Business Development Project
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in the Business Management major and completion of a minimum of 48 points.
Incompatibility:
WILG3001 Professional Experience Practicum
NS, S1, S2 WILG3001 Professional Experience Practicum
Prerequisites:
completion of at least 48 point of units and enrolled in the Political Science and International Relations major
or
the Linguistics major and approval by the unit coordinator
or
approval from the Associate Dean Learning & Teaching.
Incompatibility:
BUSN3348 Business Practicum
or
HUMA2901 Arts Practicum
or
POLS3326 Political Science Internship
or
WILG2201 Professional Experience Practicum
or
PARL3399 WA Parliamentary Research Program.

Choosing your degree-specific major

You must satisfy the requirements of a degree-specific major before you complete your course. The flexible structure of an undergraduate course allows you to try out a number of different subjects to see what interests you before nominating your degree-specific major. You have the choice to either nominate your degree-specific major when you first enrol in the course or delay nominating it until your second year.

To plan the first year of your study without nominating a degree-specific major, you are advised to choose units that will pave the way to two or more degree-specific majors that are of interest to you. For examples of the choice of units available in first year, search the first-year study plans .

To fully understand the structure of an undergraduate course, read the course structure information and the Undergraduate Degree Course Rules.

The following example illustrates how the Business Management [not available in 2020] degree-specific major can be included in the course.

There are more choices open to you. For more examples, search the study plans .

Choosing a second major

You also have the option to choose a second major from those available in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design Only available to re-enrolling students. or Bachelor of Science course, giving you the opportunity to pursue your interests no matter how different they are.

The following example illustrates how the Business Management [not available in 2020] degree-specific major can be combined with a second major in the course.

For more examples of combinations of majors, search the study plans .

Business Management [not available in 2020] can also be taken as a second major.

Second major

Business Management [not available in 2020] can be taken as a second major in the following degree courses:

Overview of unit sequence

The Business Management [not available in 2020] second major is a single major comprising:

  • two Level 1 units
  • three Level 2 units
  • three Level 3 units
Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2020;
NS = non-standard teaching period

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2021 or 2022.

Level 1

Second major units
Take all units (12 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1, S2 MGMT1136 Management and Organisations
Incompatibility:
MGMT2236 Management and Organisations
S1, S2, SS MKTG1203 Introduction to Marketing
Incompatibility:
MKTG2203 Marketing Management

Level 2

Second major units
Take all units (18 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S1, SS HRMT2237 Human Resource Management
Prerequisites:
MGMT1135 Organisational Behaviour;
or
MGMT1136 Management and Organisations;
for pre-2012 courses (pre-
or
co-requisite)
: [MGMT1135/MGMT2235 Organisational Behaviour;
or
MGMT1136/MGMT2236 Management and Organisations;
or
EMPL1101 Introduction to Employment Relations;
or
EMPL2201 Foundations of Employment Relations;
or
EMPL1102/EMPL2202 Australian Employment Relations
S2 INMT2232 Project Management
Prerequisites:
MGMT1135 Organisational Behaviour
or
MGMT1136 Management and Organisations;
for pre-2012 courses: none
S2 MKTG2238 Advertising and Promotion
Prerequisites:
MKTG1203 Introduction to Marketing;
or
equivalent;
for pre-2012 courses: none

Level 3

Second major units
Take all units (12 points):
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
S2 MGMT3347 Strategic Management
Prerequisites:
any two Level 2 units in the Management major;
for pre-2012 courses: none
S2 MKTG3306 Strategic Marketing
Prerequisites:
MKTG2305 Marketing Research;
for pre-2012 courses: MKTG2203 Marketing Management (
or
equivalent);
or
MKTG2204 Consumer Behaviour (
or
equivalent)
Second major units
Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:
Availability Unit code Unit name unit requirements
N/A BUSN3001 Business Development Project
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in the Business Management major and completion of a minimum of 48 points.
Incompatibility:
WILG3001 Professional Experience Practicum
NS, S1, S2 WILG3001 Professional Experience Practicum
Prerequisites:
completion of at least 48 point of units and enrolled in the Political Science and International Relations major
or
the Linguistics major and approval by the unit coordinator
or
approval from the Associate Dean Learning & Teaching.
Incompatibility:
BUSN3348 Business Practicum
or
HUMA2901 Arts Practicum
or
POLS3326 Political Science Internship
or
WILG2201 Professional Experience Practicum
or
PARL3399 WA Parliamentary Research Program.

Choosing a second major

The flexible structure of an undergraduate course allows you the option of including a second major. You have the choice to either nominate your second major when you first enrol in the course or delay it until your second year. For a major to be recorded on your academic record it must be nominated before the requirements of the course are completed.

To fully understand the structure of an undergraduate course, read the course structure information and the Undergraduate Degree Course Rules.

The following example illustrates how Business Management [not available in 2020] can be included as a second major in an undergraduate degree course.

For more examples of combinations of majors, search the study plans .

Business Management [not available in 2020] can also be taken as a degree-specific major.