Course Information

1. Diploma of Business (1.0 Year; AQF Level 5; equivalent to the first year of Bachelor of Business) (CRICOS Code 084214B):

This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). The Diploma of Business is designed for students wishing to pursue accounting or business careers in a domestic and international context. Students will gain an understanding of key areas of business including economics, accounting, finance, business management and marketing. The Diploma of Business is equivalent to the first year of the Bachelor of Business degree. To qualify for the award of the Diploma of Business, a candidate must complete 8 units of study with aggregated 48 credit points (i.e., 6 credit points for each unit).

The course structure is as below:

Unit Code Unit Name Credit Points
ACC101 Fundamentals of Accounting I 6
MIS101 Management Information Systems 6
ECO101 Microeconomics 6
STA101 Statistics for Business 6
ACC102 Fundamentals of Accounting II 6
MGT101 Fundamentals of Management 6
MKT101 Marketing Principles 6
LAW101 Business Law 6
CMU101 Professional Writing 6

Notes:   Fundamentals of Accounting I is a pre-requisite unit for Fundamentals of Accounting II

 

 

2. Bachelor of Business (Undergraduate – 3.0 Year; AQF Level 7):

This Bachelor of Business is accredited by Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). The course structure of Bachelor of Business includes three specialisations:  Professional Accounting, Business Management, and Communication & Public Relations. The normal duration of the Bachelor degree is 3 years (i.e., 6 semesters). However, Elite Education Institute   runs courses on a  trimester system, which means a  course with a normal duration of 3 years courses can be completed within 2 years by studying 3 trimesters each year.

To qualify for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Business, a candidate must complete 24 units of study with an aggregate of 144 credit points (i.e., 6 credit points for each unit of study completed). The first year in Bachelor degree is equal  to a Diploma of Business. The core units specified  for each specialisation must be completed for a chosen degree; and other elective units can be selected from other specialisation areas.

Structure of the course of study comprises:

• Minimum 8 first year diploma level subjects, which provide an introduction to the key areas of business study;

• Minimum 8 specialisation core subjects (include core subjects in Year One);

• Minimum 6 electives subjects;

• 1 compulsory capstone subject

 To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Business a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 144 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core subjects noted below.

The details of the three specialisations are:

a)     Bachelor of Business (Professional Accounting) (CRICOS Code 084217K)

The Bachelor of Business (Professional Accounting) degree is designed to provide a rigorous accounting education with comprehensive exposure to accounting theories and professional practice. The degree provides students with systematic training in accounting and business management which qualifies  them to enter into the accounting profession. For developing students’ competencies in business oriented knowledge and perspectives, the core professional areas of accounting, economics, finance and law are integrated with the exploration of broad commercial context relating to the management and conduct of business. Hence, the graduates will not only be professionally competent in the theoretical and technical aspects of the accounting profession, but also have the well-developed analytical and communication skills that are necessary to equip them for leadership roles in their professional and business lives. By completing this degree, students will be able to engage in the professions of auditing, taxation services, commercial accounting, public accounting, not-for-profit or government accounting, and financial services. The Bachelor of Business (Professional Accounting) degree has been accredited by

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Core Units (13 units):

ACC101 Fundamentals of Accounting I LAW202 Corporations Law
ACC102 Fundamentals of Accounting II ACC203 Management Accounting
STA101 Statistics for Business ACC204 Advanced Financial Accounting
LAW101 Business Law ACC305 Auditing and Professional Practice
ECO101 Microeconomics ACC307 Accounting Theory
ECO202 Macroeconomics LAW303 Taxation Law
FIN201 Corporate Finance

 

b)     Bachelor of Business (Business Management) (CRICOS Code 084215A)

The Bachelor of Business (Business Management) degree is designed to provide students with exploration, appreciation, and  comprehension of contemporary business management theories and practices. Through the extensive use of case  studies, syndicated and  simulated business management projects, students can understand, evaluate, analyse, and solve  a range of contemporary business management problems and challenges. Graduates will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and self-confidence to efficiently and effectively  manage business situations within constantly changing and highly competitive national and international business environments.

Core Units (12 units):

ACC101 Fundamentals of Accounting I ACC203 Management Accounting
LAW101 Business Law MGT204 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
MGT101 Fundamentals of Management MGT205 Cross Culture Management
MKT101 Marketing Principles MGT306 Strategic Management
MGT202 Organizational Behaviour MGT307 International Human Resource Management
MGT203 Human Resource Management MGT308 International Marketing Management

c)     Bachelor of Business (Communication & Public Relations) (CRICOS Code 084216M):

The Bachelor of Business (Communication & Public Relations) degree is designed to provide students with the necessary theoretical principles and practical skills to   manage the activities of professional public relations within a business firm or organisation. Through systematic study, students will appreciate the importance of public relations to the effective internal and external communication of organisations, develop skills in writing for different audiences, become familiar with new media tools for public relations practitioners, and understand international and inter-cultural contexts of public relations practice. Graduates will be able to pursue careers in advertising agencies, communication strategy and advisory services, community relations services, marketing communication services, media liaison services, political media advisory services, lobbying services, public relations consultancy, publicity services and special events coordination.

Core Units (12 units):

LAW101 Business Law CMU202 Marketing Communications I
MGT101 Fundamentals of Management PRS202 Issues in Crisis Management
MKT101 Marketing Principles CMU304 Marketing Communications II
CMU101 Professional Writing PRS303 Public Relations Management and Tactics
CMU201 Business Communications PRS304 Public Relations Writing & Media Techniques
PRS201 Public Relations Theory and Practice PRS305 Corporate Communication and PR

 

 

Table1: Core Units in Each Specialisation

 

 

Unit Code Dip Bus BBus

(Prof Acc)

BBus

(Bus Man)

BBus

(Comm& PR)

ACC101 X X X
MIS101 X
ECO101 X X
STA101 X X
ACC102 X X
MGT101 X X X
LAW101 X X X X
CMU101 X X
ECO202 X
FIN201 X
LAW202 X
ACC203 X X
ACC204 X
ACC305 X
ACC307 X
LAW303 X
ACC306
FIN302
MGT204 X
MGT205 X
MKT101 X X
MGT202 X
MGT203 X
MGT306 X
MGT307 X
MGT308 X
CMU201 X
PRS201 X
CMU202 X
PRS202 X
CMU304 X
PRS303 X
PRS304 X
PRS305 X
BUS301 X X X
Number of electives 0 10 11 11

 

       Note: Whether a unit is a core unit is dependent on the course so that a unit is core in one course may be available as an elective in another.

      

 

  

Table 2: Prerequisite(s) for Each Unit

 

Unit Code Unit Name Prerequisites
ACC101 Fundamentals of Accounting I N/A
MIS101 Management Information Systems N/A
ECO101 Microeconomics N/A
STA101 Statistics for Business N/A
ACC102 Fundamentals of Accounting II ACC101
MGT101 Fundamentals of Management N/A
LAW101 Business Law N/A
CMU101 Professional Writing N/A
ECO202 Macroeconomics ECO101
FIN201 Corporate Finance N/A
LAW202 Corporations Law LAW101
ACC203 Management Accounting ACC101 & ACC102
ACC204 Advanced Financial Accounting ACC101 & ACC103
ACC305 Auditing and Professional Practice ACC101, ACC102 & ACC204
ACC307 Accounting Theory ACC101, ACC102 & ACC204
LAW303 Taxation Law LAW101 & LAW202
ACC306 Financial Statement Analysis ACC101, ACC102 & ACC204
FIN302 International Finance FIN201
MGT204 Logistics and Supply Chain Management MGT101
MGT205 Cross Culture Management MGT101
MKT101 Marketing Principles N/A
MGT202 Organizational Behaviour N/A
MGT203 Human Resource Management MGT101
MGT306 Strategic Management MGT101
MGT307 International Human Resource Management MGT203
MGT308 International Marketing Management MKT101
CMU201 Business Communications N/A
PRS201 Public Relations Theory & Practice CMU201
CMU202 Marketing Communications I MGT101 & CMU201
PRS202 Issues in Crises Management CMU201 & PRS201
CMU304 Marketing Communications II CMU202
PRS303 Public Relations Management and Tactics PRS201
PRS304 Public Relations Writing & Media Techniques PRS201 & PRS303
PRS305 Corporate Communications CMU201 & PRS201
BUS301  Integrated Capstone Project The unit can only be undertaken at the last trimester

 

       Note: Units red coded in Table 1 are prerequisites for others. A prerequisite is a subject that must be completed before enrolment in another specified subject.