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Business Degrees

Faculty of Higher Education, Lilydale

Faculty of Higher Education, Lilydale • Established in 1997 • Multi-disciplinary, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses • Regional Bonus Scheme – 5 point ATAR bonus Students: > 2000 Undergraduate > 230 International > 150 Postgraduate > 50 Research > 2500 On-line Swinburne University of Technology


Lilydale campus • • • • • • • •

Friendly atmosphere New student spaces SSAA weekly activities Modern, safe Student Village Ample free parking Easy access to public transport Free night bus Student Services

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Why Business? • Provides students with skills and abilities pertinent to a variety of professional careers • Gives students a theoretical understanding of current developments in society and the workplace • Enhances generic skills highly valued by employers and important for the development of the individual

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Business degrees Bachelor of business • • • • • • • •

(Accounting) (Business Analysis) (Finance) (Human Resource Management) (International Business) (Management) Bachelor of Business / Social Science Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Communication* • Bachelor of Design* / Bachelor of Business * Students are required to study at Lilydale and Prahran campuses


Business degrees Bachelor of business • • • • •

(Advertising) (Marketing) (Public Relations) (Tourism Management) (Tourism and Hospitality Management)

• Information sessions: > 11.15am LA209 > 2.15pm LA209 6

Flexible degree structure Professional

Minor Co-Major


16 Units


8 Units

4 Units

or Minor 4 Units

Business Professional Majors


Accounting • It is assumed that students enrolling in this major want to pursue a career as a fully qualified accountant • Professionally recognised by CPA, ICAA, IAA and NIA • Career opportunities: > Professional accountancy in auditing, liquidation, taxation, investment, finance, management, computer accounting, costing

Average Graduate salary $47,330* * Source: August, 2010


Business Analysis • This major prepares students for work in the area of business analysis • Enhance your abilities in understanding stakeholder needs, developing collaborative relationships, focussing on continuous improvement and managing change processes • Career opportunities: > project management, eCommerce, customer service, change management , business analysis

Average Graduate Salary $ 45,000* * Source: August, 2010


Finance • Understand the structure and operations of financial markets in Australia and globally • Learn theory and techniques underlying financial management • Professionally recognised by CPA, FINSIA and SDIA • Career opportunities: > banking, broking, funds management, international finance, credit analysis, insurance, risk management, securities analysis or treasury management

Average Graduate Salary $ 41,196* * Source: August, 2010


Human resource management • Focuses on sustainable people management in a rapidly changing global business environment • Develop knowledge in organisational behaviour and both local and international HRM • Professionally recognised by AHRI • Career opportunities: > specialist HR agencies, education, organisational development, event management, public relations

Average Graduate Salary $47,100* * Source: August, 2010


International business • Focuses on the development, management and growth of businesses capable of competing in the rapidly changing global marketplace • Career opportunities: > International trade, marketing, finance, management, government departments and multinational corporations that serve international clients

Average Graduate Salary $47,228* * Source: August, 2010


Co-major’s & minors • Most professional majors are also available as a comajor or a minor • Minors are also available in: > > > > > > >

Applied Statistics Business and Society Business Law Business Studies Economics External Studies Indigenous Studies 14

Why Swinburne?


Why Swinburne? • • • • • •

Industry-Based Learning* Capstone Projects Careers in the Curriculum Study Tours, Study Abroad, Swinburne at Sarawak Flexible degree structure, summer and winter terms Guaranteed Entry Scheme

*IBL is not available to international students due to visa restrictions, students should seek advice from their faculty for alternatives


Scholarships • Dean’s Scholarship > Students receive a full degree fee waiver, 2010 ATAR 88.9

• Study Lilydale Scholarship > International students only, 10% fee reduction for each year of a single degree

• Others > Discipline specific - Vice Chancellor’s ATAR 97+ > Demonstrated leadership > Shire of Yarra Ranges > Community involvement > Relocation etc


My Year 12 experience • My subjects – what I studied • What courses was I considering? • Research

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Transition to Uni Life • Accepted into course • Positives and Negatives • Getting involved

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Swinburne Business Degrees - Finance & Accounting (Open Day 2010)  

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