Bachelor of Business


CRICOS course code: 0101271

Level of study: Undergraduate


Program Aim

To produce graduates who have a broad knowledge and skills of business with particular expertise in their chosen field(s) to meet industry demand in local and global business environment.

The Bachelor of Business – Accounting Major students will achieve a strong foundation skills and knowledge required to successfully enter the workforce as an accountant. Upon graduation, students are equipped with a specialist understanding of accounting and its associated business fields. This profession has seen a major shift in recent times, from a strictly financial focus of economic accountability to a more strategic role within business organisations and management. The accounting profession has also expanded to include areas such as information systems.

The Bachelor of Business – Hospitality Management Major student will achieve an excellent basis for a management career in the hospitality industry. Students are provided with a comprehensive understanding of hospitality and business management principles and fine-tuning relevant industry skills. This discipline of study will endow students with strong, real-life problem-solving capabilities, the ability to anticipate change and a commitment to lifelong personal development.

The Bachelor of Business – Information Systems Major students will gain technical and analytical skills in choosing this discipline as well as the ability to assess, evaluate, and communicate the key aspects of Information Systems as an enabler of modern organisations. Students will also study key commerce courses such as accounting and management. Students will also participate in team projects, developing solutions to real-world problems based on real organisations in the business world.

The Bachelor of Business – Management Major students in this discipline will develop the skills needed to successfully lead teams in a broad range of organisations. Students will learn how to plan, monitor and control resources, meet key business objectives, and master the art of managing themselves and others. This discipline prepares a student for a diverse range of management roles. Student will know how to make effective, well-informed business decisions, in any situation.

Program Learning Outcomes

The Bachelor of Business program has the following learning objectives:

  • To demonstrate ability to think critically and analyse complex business situations;
  • To demonstrate ability to apply business theory of their area of specialisation in practice;
  • To demonstrate well-developed oral and written communication skills;
  • To demonstrate awareness of business ethics principles, corporate social responsibility and sustainability in global context;
  • To demonstrate knowledge and skills in their field of expertise;
  • To demonstrate the capacity to work individually and as part of a team;
  • To demonstrate an understanding of corporate, legal, and regulatory environments.

Graduate Career Outcomes

The Canterbury Institute of Management (‘the Institute’) qualifications are aimed to provide a broad-based foundation for entry into graduate positions that can lead to a wide range of rewarding careers. It is expected that graduates start a career in the fields including:

  • Accounting
  • Multinational Corporations Management
  • Public Accounting Practice
  • Hospitality Services Professions
  • Public Sector Accounting /Auditing
  • Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Systems Analysis


    • Accounting
    • Hospitality Management
    • Information System
    • Management
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