KAPLAN BUSINESS SCHOOL AUSTRALIA - 2020 STUDENT GUIDE kbs.edu.au

 
KAPLAN BUSINESS SCHOOL AUSTRALIA - 2020 STUDENT GUIDE kbs.edu.au
2020
                                         STUDENT GUIDE
kbs.edu.au
ADELAIDE
BRISBANE
MELBOURNE
SYDNEY
ONLINE

               KAPLAN
              BUSINESS
               SCHOOL
             AUSTRALIA
             CREATING SUCCESS TOGETHER
KAPLAN BUSINESS SCHOOL AUSTRALIA - 2020 STUDENT GUIDE kbs.edu.au
KAPLAN

                CONTENTS
                                                                             BUSINESS
                                                                             SCHOOL

WHY STUDY AT KAPLAN          UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
BUSINESS SCHOOL?             28 Your study pathway
 2 Welcome                   30 Diploma of Business
 3 The KBS advantage         31 Bachelor of Business
 4 Our story                 32 Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
                             33 Bachelor of Business
CAMPUS LIFE                     (Hospitality & Tourism Management)

 6 Study in Australia        34 Bachelor of Business (Management)

8 Campus locations           35 Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

16 Online study              36 Undergraduate subjects

18 Your student experience
20 Student support           POSTGRADUATE COURSES
                             38 Your study pathway
                             40 Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
YOUR CAREER
22 Careers Central           41 Graduate Diploma of Business Analytics

24 Academic internships      42 Master of Business Analytics

26 Single subject delivery   43 Master of Business Analytics (Extension)

27 Our Academic Directors    44 Graduate Certificate in
                                Business Administration
                             45 Graduate Diploma of
                                Business Administration
                             46 Master of Business Administration
                             48 Why our MBA is different
                             50 Graduate Certificate in Accounting
                             52 Master of Professional Accounting
                             53 Master of Accounting
                             54 Postgraduate subjects

                             GETTING IN
                             56 English language support
                             58 Tuition fees
                             59 Scholarships
                             60 ‘How to apply’ and ‘Entry requirements’
                                for international students
                             62 ‘How to apply’ and ‘Entry requirements’
                                for domestic students
                                                                                                                      Sean Scott Photography
                             64 Our Alumni program

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WELCOME                                                                                                                                        WHY STUDY AT KAPLAN BUSINESS SCHOOL?
                                                                                                                                                     We are a globally recognised provider of higher education degrees in Australia and
                                                                                                                                                     offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, accounting, marketing,
                                                                                                                                                     management, tourism, entrepreneurship, health services, digital management,
                                                                                                                                                     analytics, project management and leadership.
                                                                                                                                                     Studying with us is a lifelong investment. Bringing together students of more than
                                                                                                                                                     80 different nationalities, Kaplan Business School (KBS) promotes greater cultural
                                                                                                                                                     awareness, social connections and diversity in the classroom. Our small class sizes
                                                                                                                                                     enable our expert lecturers to provide you with individual support and make it easier
      With more than 170 higher education providers in Australia, it’s becoming harder                                                               for you to connect with your peers.
      for institutions to differentiate themselves from one another. That’s not the case
      with Kaplan Business School. We’ve found it very easy to stand out in what is a very                                                           Define your own path to success. We’re here to help you achieve your goals and to
      crowded marketplace.                                                                                                                           support you along the way.

      How so? Via a truly supportive and nurturing learning environment.
      We know for a fact — based on independent evidence — that we are leaders in
      providing students with an intimate learning environment where they receive
      genuine care and close attention. For example, in a recent Federal Government
      survey of more than 200,000 students, Kaplan Business School ranked higher than

                                                                                                                                            THE KBS
      every public Australian university on the metric of student support.
      In relation to learner engagement, that same analysis revealed our postgraduate
      students rate us 25% more positively than the average across all business and
      management institutions.
      We’ve achieved those industry-leading benchmarks because we know enrolling in

                                                                                                                                         ADVANTAGE
      an undergraduate or postgraduate course is a significant undertaking, especially if
      you’re an international student.
      That’s why we make a wide range of services available, all of which are specifically
      designed to ensure our students feel nurtured and supported. These include
      qualified counsellors, on-campus tutors, after-hours coaches, lecturer consultations,
      learning advisors, foundation subjects, study skills workshops, student forums,
      career mentors, in-class industry guests, and timely interventions whenever we
      notice you need some help — and all of it is at no cost to students.
      So if what you’re seeking is a learning experience that’s more than just about
      attaining a degree — a learning experience where you’ll be nurtured and supported
      to do your best so your career aspirations are more easily attained — you’ll find
      Kaplan Business School is the ideal place for you.

                                                                                              GLOBALLY RECOGNISED                                    YOUR FOUNDATION FOR                         YOU’RE NOT JUST
                                                                                              PROVIDER                                               THE FUTURE                                  A NUMBER
                                                                                              We deliver accredited courses                          We provide lifelong support to help         We take the time to get to know you
                                          DR JAMES ADONOPOULOS                                recognised by leading government                       you grow. All our students and alumni       and make sure you enjoy your journey
                                          Academic Dean,                                      bodies and professional institutes.                    have access to our career services,         with us by creating a community where
                                          Kaplan Business School                                                                                     professional development and                everyone feels heard.
                                                                                                                                                     networking opportunities.

                                                                                              INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT                                     REAL-WORLD RELEVANCE                        GLOBAL CITIZENS
                                                                                              Our small class sizes enable our                       We carefully select our lecturers           Bringing together students of more
                                                                                              expert lecturers to provide the support                based on their industry experience.         than 80 different nationalities, we
                                                                                              you need. Students have rated our                      Our subjects focus on the practical         actively promote the benefits of cultural
                                                                                              student support higher than every                      skills employers are looking for in         awareness, social connections and
                                                                                              public university in Australia.*                       business graduates.                         diversity in the classroom.

                                                                                              *Undergraduate and postgraduate students combined.
                                                                                              QILT 2018 Student Experience Survey National Report.
                                                                                              Published April 2019.
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OUR
STORY
Stanley Kaplan’s passion for helping students
achieve academic and career success has served
as the foundation for our company’s mission and
values for over 80 years.
                                                                                                KAPLAN
Kaplan Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings
Company, is a global, diversified education leader
                                                          KAPLAN                               BUSINESS
                                                                                                SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                       1 IN 3
                                                          1938
                                                                                                                                       STUDENTS PLACED IN AN ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP
specialising in higher education, test preparation,                 THE BEGINNING                                                      WERE OFFERED ONGOING EMPLOYMENT.*
professional education, English-language training                   Stanley H. Kaplan starts                                           *Based on students placed in academic internships between November 2018 and June 2019.
                                                                    tutoring students in his
and university pathway programs. Kaplan is                          parents’ basement in
recognised for its leadership in providing online                   Brooklyn, NY.

                                                                                                                                       1,300
learning, engaging international students and                                                                                                                                                               AVERAGE
improving student outcomes.                                                                                                                                                                                 OF ONLY

                                                          1993                                                                                                                                             25
                                                                    INTERNATIONAL
Kaplan's international network provides unparalleled                                                                                   HIGH ACHIEVERS
                                                                    EXPANSION                                                          RECOGNISED AND
opportunities for KBS students to achieve their goals               The first Kaplan centre                                            REWARDED EACH YEAR                                                   STUDENTS
and career aspirations, supported and connected by                  is opened outside
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            PER CLASS
a truly global organisation.                                        the United States in
                                                                    London, UK.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           STUDENT MIX OF

                                                                                                                                       4,500
                                                                                                                                       OVER
KAPLAN GLOBAL NETWORK                                                                                                                                                                                      MORE THAN

      KAPLAN HAS                    OVER
                                                                                                                                                                                                          80
                                    1,000
      RELATIONSHIPS                                       KAPLAN                                                                       ALUMNI
                                                                                                                                                                                                           NATIONALITIES
      AND PARTNERSHIPS
      WITH OVER
                                                        AUSTRALIA

     2,600
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                                    PARTNERSHIPS WITH
                                                          2006
                                                                                                                  All data is based on national average student and

                                    SCHOOL DISTRICTS,               AUSTRALIA                                     alumni numbers (2018–2019).

                                    COLLEGES, AND                   Kaplan expands training
      CORPORATIONS AND              UNIVERSITIES

                                                                                                                  2008                                                                                     2018
                                                                    into Australia.
      BUSINESSES

                                                                                                                  KBS IS                                                                                   CELEBRATION OF
      ONE MILLION                   KAPLAN HAS

                                    400
      STUDENTS ARE
                                                                                                                  ESTABLISHED                                                                              KBS’ 10-YEAR
      HELPED BY KAPLAN                                                                                            Kaplan Business School                                                                   ANNIVERSARY
      TO ACHIEVE THEIR                                                                                            launches in Adelaide
                                    LOCATIONS IN                                                                                                                                                           We’ve been equipping

                                    30
      EDUCATIONAL AND                                                                                             and opens additional
                                                                                                                                                                                                           students with the tools
      CAREER GOALS                                                                                                campuses in Sydney,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           they need for career
                                                                                                                  Melbourne and
      EACH YEAR                                                                                                                                                                                            success for over
                                                                                                                  Brisbane.
                                    COUNTRIES                                                                                                                                                              10 amazing years!

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STUDY IN                                                                                                                                                                                      ‘For me, KBS offered the possibility to access a high standard of
                                                                                                                                                                                              education in a friendly environment, as well as the benefit of being

AUSTRALIA
                                                                                                                                                                                              able to choose from four campus locations in Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                                              My experience at KBS has also given me the chance to study
                                                                                                                                                                                              side-by-side with people from all over the world. Living in a
                                                                                                                                                                                              cosmopolitan city such as Melbourne opens many doors. I’m able to
                                                                                                                                                                                              make friends from places I could never have imagined and learn from
                                                                                                                                                                                              diverse cultures every day.’

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                                                                                                                                                                                              JUAN BAUTISTA REINEKE / ARGENTINIAN

TOP                  DESTINATION FOR                               INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CAN WORK
                                                                                                                                                                                              BACHELOR OF BUSINESS

                     INTERNATIONAL                                 UP TO 40 HOURS A FORTNIGHT WHILE
                     STUDENTS*                                     STUDYING IN AUSTRALIA†

                     MOST LIVEABLE                                 AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING YOUR
                     COUNTRY IN THE                                BACHELOR’S OR MASTER’S DEGREE AT KBS,
                     WORLD^                                        YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR A
                                                                   TWO-YEAR POST-STUDY WORK ARRANGEMENT
                                                                   IN AUSTRALIA†

With seven Australian cities ranked among the world's best for international students*,
Australia has developed has developed a strong global reputation as a popular and
rewarding study destination due to its excellent education system, high standard of                                                                      Tourism Australia

living, friendly community, laid-back lifestyle and vibrant city life.
The country’s stunning natural beauty and unique flora and wildlife are world-renowned. There are over 11,000 beaches dotting
the coastline and you’ll be able to explore incredibly diverse landscapes and iconic landmarks including the Great Barrier Reef,
Sydney Harbour and Uluru.
Cultural diversity is another distinguishing aspect of life in Australia, making you feel welcome and allowing you to step outside
your comfort zone to expand your thinking with new ideas and perspectives.

                                                                                                                  BRISBANE                                                                                                                                                      Tourism Victoria

COST OF LIVING
Australia is a friendly and affordable country which enjoys                                                        SYDNEY
one of the highest standards of living in the world. Living
                                                                                                                 MELBOURNE
costs include accommodation, transport, food, entertainment                                    ADELAIDE
and study-related costs and these will vary according to a                                                                           BALANCE QUALITY EDUCATION...                                              … WITH AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE!
student’s lifestyle and personal requirements. The costs below                                                                       Graduates from Australian higher education providers are                  KBS offers you the flexibility of choosing from four different
are an approximate guide of costs associated with living in                                                                          highly sought after due to the impressive international                   campuses in Australia, located in Sydney, Melbourne,
Australia, which can vary depending on your study location.                                                                          reputation of the Australian education system.                            Brisbane and Adelaide.
                                                                                                                                     The Australian Qualifications Framework (aqf.edu.au) allows               Each trimester, you will have the opportunity to transfer
AVERAGE WEEKLY COST (AUD)                                                                                                            countries around the world to recognise your qualification                between campus locations to experience the unique character
RENT                                   $165 – $440                                                                                   and issue the comparable qualifications for local use. All our            and qualities each city has to offer.
                                                                                                                                     courses are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and
GROCERIES AND EATING OUT                $80 – $280                                                                                                                                                             Enjoy beach and harbour living in Sydney, explore Australia’s
                                                                                                                                     Standards Agency (teqsa.gov.au), a national agency closely
                                                                                                                                                                                                               cultural capital of Melbourne, immerse yourself in Brisbane’s
GAS, ELECTRICITY                         $35 – $140                                                                                  regulated by the Australian government to ensure you are
                                                                                                                                                                                                               sunny, laid-back lifestyle or share in Adelaide’s exciting
                                                                                                                                     receiving the highest quality learning experience.
PHONE AND INTERNET                        $20 – $55                                                                                                                                                            festival calendar. In each location, Kaplan Business School
PUBLIC TRANSPORT                           $15 – $55                                                                                 International students are also protected under Australian                delivers quality courses, an unparalleled student experience
                                                                                                                                     law through the Education Services for Overseas Students                  and outstanding graduate outcomes.
CAR (AFTER PURCHASE)                   $150 – $260                                                                                   (ESOS) Act. This framework sets out the standards that
ENTERTAINMENT                           $80 – $150                                                                                   Australian institutions must meet in offering education
                                                                                                                                     and training services.
(Australian Government, 2019)

*Global survey, QS Best Student Cities 2019.                                                                                         *Tertiary sector, UNESCO, 2016.
                                                                                                                                     ^UN’s Human Development Report, 2018.
                                                                                                                                     †For more information please visit Homeaffairs.gov.au.
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Barossa Valley

                                                                                                                                                                            Adelaide Zoo
                                                                                                                                                       Adelaide Oval
Adelaide strikes a perfect balance between big city culture and an easy way of life that                                                                                       Adelaide Botanic Garden

makes it an ideal destination for international students. Adelaide is often referred to as the                                      Migration Museum
                                                                                                                                                                                           National Wine Centre

‘20-minute city’ because of its proximity to so many diverse attractions.                                                                                               Art Gallery of South Australia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ADDRESS
                                                                                                                                                                       Rundle Mall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Level 1, 68 Grenfell Street
The open parklands, packed festival calendar, famous wine regions, happy locals and short                                                                                                                                              Adelaide SA 5000

                       ADELAIDE
drives to the beach are all part of the vibrant Adelaide lifestyle.                                                                                                                  Tandanya National Aboriginal
                                                                                                                                                                                     Cultural Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       +61 (0)8 8215 4100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       info@kbs.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                    China Town
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Note: Some classes are held at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the supplementary location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       at 132 Grenfell Street.

                               STUDY
                               KBS Adelaide is located right in the heart of the city, minutes away
                               from the main shopping district, Rundle Mall. Campus facilities
                               include computer labs, a library and resource centre, student
                               lounge and a private outdoor courtyard.
                                                                                                             Airport                    McLaren Vale                       1000 M

                               LIVE
                               Adelaide is consistently voted one of the world’s most liveable
                               cities due to its affordability and efficient transport network that           EXPLORE
                               can be navigated with ease. You maybe be eligible for travel                   Adelaide lies between white sandy beaches
                               discounts and the city offers free Wi-Fi, tram and bus services in             to the west and the scenic Hills region to
                               the CBD.                                                                       the east, offering stunning views, nature
                                                                                                              trails and wildlife encounters. The city itself
                                                                                                              puts on an exciting line-up of events every
                                                                                                              year, with highlights including the world’s
                                                                                                              second largest arts festival, the Adelaide
                                                                                                              Fringe Festival.
                                                                                                              Adelaide is also regarded as the food
                                           Cheapest mainland capital city in Australia                        and wine capital of Australia! No doubt
                                           (Studentcities.com.au, 2019)                                       you’ll enjoy sampling the city’s delicious
                                                                                                              cuisines and visiting world-renowned
                                                                                                              wine regions including the Barossa
                                           Over 140 programs designed to support                              Valley and McLaren Vale.
                                           start-ups and entrepreneurs in Adelaide
                                           (City of Adelaide, 2019)                                           FIND OUT MORE!
                                                                                                              SCAN THE QR CODE

                                           75% of international students in Adelaide
                                           secured a job within three months
                                           of graduating
                                           (IAJN’s International Student Employment Outcomes Survey, 2018)    OR VISIT
                                                                                                              KBS.EDU.AU/ADELAIDE

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Australia Zoo                   Airport

                                                                                                                                                                                          Story Bridge

                                                                                                                                                          Central Station
Brisbane is a warm and welcoming city, and the perfect destination for sun and adventure
seekers. Strong economic growth has made it one of the world’s fastest-growing capital                                                                                 Riverside Centre

                   BRISBANE
cities, offering students exciting career opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                   Brisbane Casino                                                       ADDRESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ground Level, 369 Ann Street
                                                                                                                   Victoria Bridge
                                                                                                Brisbane River                                                                                                              Brisbane QLD 4000

                                                                                                                                                                      Brisbane Botanic Gardens                              +61 (0)7 3872 3800
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            info@kbs.edu.au
                                                                                                                                              Southbank

                             STUDY
                             KBS Brisbane is one of our flagship campuses and is located
                             right in the city centre, a five-minute walk to Central Station.
                             Queen Street Mall is also nearby, renowned for its cafes,
                             restaurants and shops.
                             Home to both KBS and Kaplan International English, the campus
                             provides an opportunity for students to enjoy meeting and
                             interacting with the wider Kaplan community. Campus facilities
                             include spacious student lounges, an outdoor courtyard, a                                               Gold Coast Skyline              500 M
                             student-only café and a licensed cafe on the ground floor.

                             LIVE                                                                 EXPLORE
                             The cost of living is lower compared to other capital cities and                                                                                                                                                              500
                                                                                                  The city is perfectly placed for you to
                             it’s easy to get around, with perks like a free city ferry and
                                                                                                  explore some of Australia’s biggest
                             discounted public transport.
                                                                                                  attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef,
                                                                                                  Daintree Rainforest and Surfers Paradise.
                                                                                                  A short drive north will take you to the
                                                                                                  Sunshine Coast, home to beautiful Noosa,
                                                                                                  or you can choose to head south to the
                                         Gateway to Asia as Australia’s closest eastern           funky beachside town of Byron Bay.
                                         seaboard capital city and the only state to offer        Brisbane itself will keep you busy with plenty
                                         3 international airports                                 of sights to explore such as the lush City
                                                                                                  Botanic Gardens, the extensive South Bank
                                                                                                  precinct with its famous man-made Streets
                                         One of the fastest-growing capital cities                Beach, parklands and riverside dining.
                                         in Australia                                             FIND OUT MORE!
                                         (Queensland Government Statistician’s Office, 2018)
                                                                                                  SCAN THE QR CODE

                                         Over the next two years, employment in
                                         Queensland is projected to increase by up to 7.6%
                                         (Jobs Queensland, 2018)

                                                                                                  OR VISIT
                                                                                                  KBS.EDU.AU/BRISBANE

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Airport                                                                             Yarra River

                                                                                                                                                          Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne consistently ranks as one of the best student-friendly cities and most liveable                                                                       Queen Victoria Market

cities in the world. It has a distinctive, edgy and modern vibe, and is revered for its culture,
fashion, food and drink. Each year, the city also plays host to major sporting events like the

       MELBOURNE
Australian Open, the Formula One Grand Prix and the Melbourne Cup.                                              New Quey Promenade                                                                                               ADDRESS
                                                                                                                                                   Marvel Stadium                                                                  Level 4, 370 Docklands Drive
                                                                                                                                                                                   Federation Square                               Docklands, VIC 3008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   +61 (0)3 9626 4576
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   info@kbs.edu.au

                                                                                                                                                                     Royal Botanic Gardens

                                STUDY
                                KBS Melbourne is located within the iconic Docklands precinct,
                                known for its waterfront promenades with a variety of retail and
                                dining options. It’s also only a short ride away from the city centre
                                on the free City Circle tram. The modern campus building is home
                                to both KBS and Kaplan International English students, acting as
                                the central hub of Kaplan International in Melbourne.
                                                                                                                                         Brighton Beach                   1000 M

                                LIVE
                                The city offers multiple public transport and accommodation
                                options, a high standard of living and plenty of job opportunities,          EXPLORE
                                but it’s the multicultural and inclusive vibe that makes it so popular
                                                                                                             Located at the end of Australia’s Great
                                with students.
                                                                                                             Ocean Road, Melbourne is a cosmopolitan
                                                                                                             city with a passion for coffee, art and sport.
                                                                                                             Meandering its inner-city laneways, you can
                                                                                                             discover world-famous street art, rooftop
                                                                                                             bars and cafes. You’ll find the music scene
                                                                                                             is thriving; Melbourne has more live music
                                                                                                             venues per resident than anywhere else in
                                            2nd most liveable city in the word                               the world.                                                                                                                     500m

                                            (Economist Intelligence Unit Global Liveability Ranking, 2018)
                                                                                                             FIND OUT MORE!
                                                                                                             SCAN THE QR CODE
                                            Top 10 best city in the world for
                                            ‘employer activity’
                                            (QS Best Student Cities, 2018)

                                            Five of the top 10, and 36 of the top 100,                       OR VISIT
                                            Australian companies have chosen to establish                    KBS.EDU.AU/MELBOURNE

                                            their headquarters in Melbourne
                                            (IBISWorld Top 2000 Companies, 2018)

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Taronga Zoo

                                                                                                                                                           Sydney Harbour Bridge

                                                                                                                                                                         Sydney Opera House

                                                                                                                                                          Circular Quay

Sydney is arguably Australia’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan city; packed with history,
nature, beaches, culture, art, fashion, food and design.                                                                                                                    Royal Botanic Gardens

It’s also considered Australia’s financial and business capital. Most multinational                                                                                                                                             ADDRESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Level 8, 540 George Street
corporations operating in Australia have their regional headquarters based in Sydney,                                                                                                                                              Sydney NSW 2000

                                  SYDNEY
so studying here provides students with first-class professional opportunities.                                                                                                                                                    +61 (0)2 8248 6758

                                                                                                                                                                                         Bondi Beach                               info@kbs.edu.au
                                                                                                        Darling Harbour                                      Hyde Park                                                             Note: Some classes are held at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the supplementary location
                                                                                                                                    Town Hall                                                                                      at 98–104 Goulburn Street.

                              STUDY                                                                                                                                                                   The main KBS Sydney campus overlooks
                              KBS Sydney is centrally located above Town Hall Station, across                                                                                                         two of Sydney's most beautiful historic
                              from the Queen Victoria Building and only minutes away from                                                                                                             buildings: the Queen Victoria Building
                              popular spots including Chinatown, Pitt Street Mall, Hyde Park                                                    Central Station                                       and Sydney Town Hall.
                              and Darling Harbour. Aside from the envious central location, the
                                                                                                                          Airport                                 500 M
                              campus provides a friendly and welcoming atmosphere from the
                              moment you arrive!

                              LIVE                                                                    EXPLORE
                              Located on the beautiful Sydney Harbour, you’ll be studying among       During your time off you can enjoy an iconic                                                                               500m

                              famous landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and Harbour           beach walk from Bondi to Coogee or make
                              Bridge. You’ll enjoy easy access to the many attractions, restaurants   friends with some of Australia’s wildlife
                              and shopping precincts in the CBD, while also taking in the outdoor     at Taronga Zoo, which boasts panoramic
                              beach culture in the stunning beachside suburbs of Bondi Beach          views of the harbour and CBD.
                              and Manly.
                                                                                                      Sydney is also a great place for a weekend
                                                                                                      road trip: venture out to witness the world’s
                                                                                                      whitest sand in Jervis Bay, trek along
                                                                                                      coastal cliffs in the Royal National Park or
                                          Top 10 best student city in the world                       view the spectacular Three Sisters in the
                                          (QS Best Student Cities, 2018)                              Blue Mountains.

                                                                                                      FIND OUT MORE!
                                          Of the top 500 Australian companies, 45%                    SCAN THE QR CODE
                                          are based in NSW, providing a wide range of
                                          employment opportunities
                                          (Study NSW, 2019)

                                          Sydney has the most highly educated                         OR VISIT
                                                                                                      KBS.EDU.AU/SYDNEY
                                          workforce in the state, with 71% holding
                                          post-school qualifications
                                          (Australian Government, 2019)
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ONLINE
STUDY
Are you a domestic student and simply wanting the flexibility of studying online?
Or do you wish to complete an Australian degree without leaving your home country?
At KBS, you can choose to study any MBA or postgraduate Business Analytics
subject online.

Our flexible online teaching method means you’ll more easily fit      TOP 5 BENEFITS OF ONLINE STUDY               KEY FEATURES
study around your schedule, enriching you with the skills and
knowledge to advance your career.                                                                                  FLEXIBILITY                                                        ONE-STOP LEARNING PLATFORM
                                                                          Learn when it’s convenient for you.      Study 100% online or mix face-to-face with online subjects.        An easy-to-use, friendly navigation system that will allow you
Whether you’re a busy professional who needs to balance                                                            Our engaging multi-modal learning platform is available 24/7 *.    to engage with a wide range of interactive learning materials
education with work commitments, or a parent keen to re-enter                                                      Attend the live weekly webinars or, if you prefer, listen to the   including videos, podcasts, quizzes, forums and glossaries. All
the workforce while juggling family responsibilities, or even an          Continue to work while you study.        recorded versions at a time that suits you.                        recommended readings are also specially curated and available
ambitious careerist wishing to upskill without committing to                                                                                                                          to download without needing to purchase any textbooks.
classroom study, enrolling in an online MBA may be the ideal              Save time and money by eliminating the   REAL SUPPORT FROM REAL PEOPLE
solution for you.                                                                                                                                                                     LIVE INTERACTION
                                                                          campus commute.                          Studying online doesn’t mean you’re alone. You will have
                                                                                                                   access to all our student support services mentioned on page       Enrich your skills by collaborating regularly through the lively
In fact, the online version of the Kaplan Business School MBA
                                                                                                                   20 and your lecturers can be readily contacted via email, over     interactive forums with other peers studying online from all
receives the highest ratings in our student evaluation surveys of         Experience online workshops similar to   the phone, or even in person if you can make it to a local         over the world. As a result, you’ll be introduced to culturally
any KBS course – and that’s consistent every trimester. Experience
it for yourself to discover how engaging, stimulating and rewarding       those for face-to-face students.         campus. You will also gain access to a network of over 500         diverse ideas and perspectives that will truly enhance your
                                                                                                                   online tutors who can provide guidance on a range of study         learning experience.
online postgraduate study can be.
                                                                                                                   skills and foundation-based subjects.
                                                                          Develop skills in self-discipline and                                                                       * If you are an international student wanting to study online in Australia, you may be
Find out more: kbs.edu.au/online.                                                                                                                                                     aware that strict online study limits apply. For more information please visit
                                                                          motivation.                                                                                                 immi.homeaffairs.gov.au.

                                                                                                                                                               ‘Kaplan Business School’s
                                                                                                                                                               MBA course is innovative and
                                                                                                                                                               personalised to students’ needs
                                                                                                                                                               and encourages a high level
                                                                                                                                                               of interaction. The lecturers
                                                                                                                                                               are industry experts who have
                                                                                                                                                               exceptional knowledge from their
                                                                                                                                                               backgrounds working in different
                                                                                                                                                               professional fields, and this makes
                                                                                                                                                               me confident to succeed.’

                                                                                                                                                               LEONARDO DE JESUS ALDANA ROMANA
                                                                                                                                                               / COLOMBIAN
                                                                                                                                                               MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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YOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You can easily transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                between campus locations

STUDENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           each trimester.

                                                                                                                                                                                            ‘I chose to study at KBS as                   Adelaide/ Brisbane/
                                                                                                                                                                                            they are well-recognised for                   Melbourne/ Sydney

EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                            delivering quality, professional
                                                                                                                                                                                            management subjects. The
                                                                                                                                                                                            Academic Success Centre and
                                                                                                                                                                                            Student Services are always very
                                                                                                                                                                                            friendly and have helped me

                                                                             98%
                                                                                                                                                                                            since my first day at KBS.’
STUDENT EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                            DESY CHRISTINA / INDONESIAN
ORIENTATION
                                                                                                                                                                                            BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
As a new student, we want to make sure you feel warmly welcomed into
the KBS family. Orientation is held the week prior to your first trimester   OF NEW STUDENTS FELT MORE                                                                                      (HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
and is a great opportunity to meet key staff members and your new            CONFIDENT AND PREPARED                                                                                         MANAGEMENT)
peers. You’ll also receive further information on your studies, facilities
and support services on campus, to ensure you have the best possible
                                                                             AFTER ATTENDING ORIENTATION.*
start to your educational adventure.                                         *Based on students who attended orientation in Trimester 2, 2019.

FEEDBACK WEEK
Every trimester we have a week dedicated to getting your feedback            DEAN’S AWARD                                                        STUDENT AMBASSADOR
on your experience at KBS. We care about what our students have to           All current KBS students who are                                    PROGRAM
say and the valuable feedback you provide helps us to improve your           achieving exceptional academic results
experience. In fact, a majority of the changes we implement at KBS are                                                                           Take advantage of personal and
                                                                             and positively contribute to the KBS                                professional development opportunities
a direct result of ideas and feedback we receive from our students.          community can apply for the Dean's                                  via focused networking, event
                                                                             Award. Each trimester we will select one                            management and training activities. This
EVENTS & WORKSHOPS                                                           successful student who will be awarded                              is your opportunity to be a role model,
Each trimester we hold a number of free internal and external events         with a substantial fee reduction for the                            create a sense of community, build your
designed to be interactive and inspiring for all of our students.            remainder of their course and any future                            network and get the most out of your
They include guest speakers, expert panels, multicultural days               KBS courses.                                                        time at KBS!
and much more.

CAMPUS FACILITIES
STUDENT LOUNGE
Our student lounges are a great place to meet your peers, relax
between classes, or use the kitchen facilities to enjoy lunch.

LIBRARY
There is a library at each campus from which you can borrow course-
relevant books and reference materials. You will also have access to                                                                                                                                        ACADEMIC BOARD MEMBERSHIP
extensive online databases and the latest issues of the world’s most                                                                                                                                        The student representative on our Academic Board actively
esteemed business magazines.                                                                                                                                                                                participates in high-level decision-making. During this
                                                                                                                                                                                                            12-month term, they develop a deep understanding of the
TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                                                                                                                  complexities of academic management and acquire the skills
Our campuses provide easily accessible IT resources including Wi-Fi,                                                                                                                                        of governance and compliance that are the basis on which all
computer labs, printing and photocopying facilities. You will have                                                                                                                                          decisions at KBS are made. If such an opportunity interests
access to integrated online learning materials and receive feedback on                                                                                                                                      you, please consider submitting a nomination for yourself
assignments through MyKBS, your personalised online student portal.                                                                                                                                         when applications open in January each year.

kbs.edu.au/studentexperience

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STUDENT EXPERIENCE                                                          ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTRE                    STUDENT SAFETY AND WELLNESS                                            STUDENT COUNSELLING
Our friendly Student Experience Services team are here to help you settle   Located in the library of each campus,     At KBS we strongly focus on all aspects of your wellness and           Student welfare is our number one priority at KBS.
into life on campus. They are happy to answer any questions you might       the Academic Success Centre is an          safety, including sexual assault and sexual harassment.                That’s why we have dedicated student counsellors
have in relation to your study, campus facilities and life as a student.    integral part of the academic assistance   Through a proactive approach, we provide a range of                    at all of our campuses to ensure our students’ mental
                                                                            we provide. Whether you are one of         information, resources and support for our students. This              health and wellbeing is proactively looked after.
/ Study guidance and planning                                               our undergraduate or postgraduate          includes police presentations on personal safety, stress
                                                                            students, our Learning Advisors can        management workshops, mindfulness training and even
/ Workshops and events                                                      provide valuable support with your         therapy dogs!
/ Student welfare                                                           studies via additional workshops,
                                                                            lectures and one-on-one sessions.
/ Support services
We help our international students transition seamlessly into the
                                                                            / Referencing
Australian lifestyle.                                                       / Essay and report writing
                                                                            / Presentation delivery
CAREERS CENTRAL                                                             / Academic language skills

                                                                                                                       STUDENT
The purpose of the Careers Central team is to enhance your employability
and create pathways that lead to career outcomes and success. Our           Academic assistance is also
Careers Advisors can assist you in finding an academic internship or work   available outside of class hours!
placement through an extensive network of partner companies. Find out
more about Careers Central on page 22.

/ Career planning

                                                                                                                       SUPPORT
/ Resume and cover letter writing
/ Interview preparation
/ Job search assistance
Lifelong careers services are available to all KBS students and alumni.

Students have rated our student support higher than every
public university in Australia* and that is something we are
very proud of!

FREE ONLINE TUTORING
Gain access to a network of over 500 online tutors who provide guidance
on a range of study skills and key subjects like communication,
management, marketing and numeracy. They are available to answer your
questions between 3pm and midnight, six days a week.

FACE-TO-FACE TUTORING
Benefit from a 45-minute complimentary session with one of our employed
KBS graduates and tackle challenging topics related to your degree.

kbs.edu.au/studentexperience
                                                                                                                       *Undergraduate and postgraduate students combined. QILT 2018 Student
                                                                                                                       Experience Survey National Report. Published April 2019.

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Careers Central is your personal gateway for career services, workshops, events and           ‘My internship helped me gain
employment opportunities. Our extensive, on-campus careers services team is dedicated         exposure to the Australian
                                                                                              business environment and the
to ensuring you have the tools, knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career.       industry I’m interested in. I also
It’s a lifelong service, meaning Careers Central’s services are available to you even after   had the chance to test-run what I
you graduate!                                                                                 was learning at KBS and pick up
                                                                                              new skills in the process. After
                                                                                              my three-month placement, I

             100%
                                                                                              was offered a paid role with the
                                                                                              company which I felt was great       YOUR CAREER
                                                                                              recognition of the effort I had      STARTS HERE
                                                                                              put in. ’
             SATISFACTION RATE WITH
             OUR HOST COMPANIES.*                                                             LUIZA AGOSTINI KLEIN / BRAZILIAN
             *Based on students placed in Academic Internships
                                                                                              MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
             between November 2018 and June 2019.

WORK PLACEMENTS
Expand your professional network, develop your employability skills and
gain exposure to a professional business environment while learning
about Australia’s unique business culture. Dedicated Careers Advisors
at each campus will support you in finding a placement, taking into
consideration your field of study, work experience and career goals.

ACADEMIC INTERNSHIPS
Boost your career prospects by completing an academic internship as part
of your degree, which enables you to apply your learning and gain first-
hand experience of the industry you aspire to work in. Find out more about
our academic internships on page 24.

CAREERS WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
Each year, Careers Central facilitates over 70 workshops across our four
campuses, along with numerous external careers fairs and exclusive
invitations to industry events. Meet guest speakers, gain insights and
tips from experienced professionals, effectively navigate the employment
market and expand your professional network.

                                                                                              CAREERS
ONE-ON-ONE CAREER COACHING
Whether you’re a current student or one of our KBS alumni, our Careers
Advisors are dedicated to helping you discover your career path, enhance
your employability skills and build up your confidence to achieve your
career goals.

                                                                                              CENTRAL
INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS
Our careers team partners with Australian organisations across each major
city who actively promote to, and engage with, international students
seeking graduate employment and work placements. These businesses
span startups, local SMEs, not-for-profits and ASX listed companies.

kbs.edu.au/careers

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An academic internship can help launch your career, drive your professional aspirations
and develop your leadership skills. Our strong industry network connects you with
employers across Australia and provides you with access to a broad range of work
experience opportunities.

        Gain real-world experience and confidence through                                               ENHANCED EMPLOYABILITY                   Kaplan Business School and the host
                                                                                                                                                 company. Alternatively, we can support
                                                                                                        Relevant work experience is one of
        workplace responsibility.                                                                       the first things prospective employers
                                                                                                                                                 you to source your own internship with
                                                                                                                                                 a business. Internships are unpaid and
                                                                                                        look for. An academic internship is a
                                                                                                                                                 the electives are assessable as part of
        Improve transferable skills such as communication,                                              highly valuable addition to both your
                                                                                                        degree and your professional resume.
                                                                                                                                                 your degree. To be eligible, your grade
                                                                                                                                                 point average as a minimum must
        teamwork and time management.                                                                   Through an academic internship, you
                                                                                                                                                 be a Pass.
                                                                                                        will gain exposure to a professional
                                                                                                        environment and experience the day-to-
        Experience practical application of theory to ensure                                            day operations of a business.            STRUCTURE
        your chosen career path is right for you.                                                                                                The academic internship is structured
                                                                                                        HOW IT WORKS                             so that 30% of your final mark will be
                                                                                                                                                 determined by a rating assigned to you
                                                                                                        Our academic internships can be
        Impress prospective employers while enhancing                                                   undertaken as elective subjects if you
                                                                                                                                                 by your host employer. Every internship
                                                                                                                                                 also includes an academic component.
        employability.                                                                                  are studying a Bachelor of Business,
                                                                                                                                                 There are several assignments that are
                                                                                                        a Graduate Diploma of Business
                                                                                                                                                 set for you throughout the trimester,
                                                                                                        Administration or a Master of
                                                                                                                                                 such as a learning contract and
        Start building a network of industry contacts to                                                Business Administration.
                                                                                                                                                 reflective journal, which also serve as
        accelerate career progression.                                                                  Placements are arranged by Careers
                                                                                                        Central and will be determined via a
                                                                                                                                                 great opportunities to consolidate your
                                                                                                                                                 learning in the workplace.
                                                                                                        job interview process with both

   ACADEMIC
                                                                                                                                                 ‘During my internship I worked as part of a large marketing
                                                                                                                                                 department and was given the unique opportunity to step

INTERNSHIPS
                                                                                                                                                 up and improve the organisation’s social media and general
                                                                                                                                                 online presence. I received great feedback and will be able to
                                                                                                                                                 apply the learnings in my future career.’

                                                                                                                                                 NIRDOSH UPADHYAY / NEPALESE
                                                                                                                                                 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING)
We pride ourselves on thoroughly preparing you for entry into the workplace. Opting for an
academic internship will improve your industry knowledge and provide you with the tools you
need to contribute effectively in a professional environment.

               1 IN 3                                                                                                                            ‘My internship helped me to reflect on my personal strengths
                                                                                                                                                 and weaknesses in the context of stakeholder management
               STUDENTS PLACED IN AN ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP
                                                                                                                                                 in the workplace. I’ve improved my soft skills and capabilities,
               WERE OFFERED ONGOING EMPLOYMENT.*                                                                                                 such as time management, problem-solving, and teamwork
               *Based on students placed in academic internships between November 2018 and June 2019.                                            skills. I made a lot of professional connections and received
                                                                                                                                                 excellent recommendations that have helped me in securing
                                                                                                                                                 a specialist role in a large Australian electronics company.’

                                                                                                                                                 ZHANNA KURENKOVA / RUSSIAN
kbs.edu.au/internship                                                                                                                            MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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SINGLE SUBJECT
                                                                                                                                                                         ‘Teaching priorities in this field
                                                                                                                                                                         including critical thinking,
                                                                                                                                                                         conflict management,

DELIVERY
                                                                                                                                                                         communication and decision-
                                                                                                                                                                         making, present real value to
                                                                                                                                                                         prospective employers. At KBS
                                                                                                                                                                         we continuously strive to make

                                                                                                                         OUR
                                                                                                                                                                         our degrees industry-relevant
AND CROSS-INSTITUTIONAL TRANSFERS                                                                                                                                        to ensure our graduates are
                                                                                                                                                                         internationally competitive.’

There are many reasons why you may want to enrol in                                                                 ACADEMIC                                             DR SHANTHY THURAISINGHAM

                                                                                                                   DIRECTORS
                                                                                                                                                                         ACADEMIC DIRECTOR /
individual subjects rather than in an entire qualification.                                                                                                              MANAGEMENT, HR & LAW
It can be a useful way to trial a course you’re interested
in, supplement an existing qualification, or simply extend
                                                                                                                                                                         ‘Kaplan Business School is
your knowledge on a specific topic.                                                                                                                                      a dynamic, innovative and
Whether it’s a key undergraduate subject like Strategic Management or a thought-                                                                                         inclusive teaching space where
provoking postgraduate MBA subject such as Thinking Styles, Negotiation and                                                                                              students are encouraged
Conflict Management or Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship — whatever your line of
interest, you’ll find it at KBS! Entry requirements apply.*                                                                                                              to reach their full potential.
                                                                                                                                                                         Students can benefit from
To enrol in single subject delivery or cross-institutional transfers, please complete
                                                                                                                                                                         smaller class sizes, direct access
the course application form at kbs.edu.au/apply.
                                                                                                                                                                         to engaged lecturers and subject
                                                                                                                                                                         coordinators, a vibrant and
                                                                                                                                                                         supportive campus environment
                                                                                                                                                                         as well as assistance from the
                                                                                                                                                                         Academic Success Centre with
                                                                                                                   ‘Providing quality education                          their study skills.’
                                                                                                                   is our business but building
                                                                                                                   futures is our passion. Kaplan                        ANNA MIHAYLOV
                                                                                                                   Business School creates an                            ACADEMIC DIRECTOR /
                                                                                                                   environment for its students to                       BUSINESS & FINANCE
                                                                                                                   build capabilities in a variety
                                                                                                                   of business disciplines that
                                                                                                                   will help them launch or even                         ‘Employers are increasingly
                                                                                                                   redirect their careers. Seeing the                    looking for accounting graduates
                                                                                                                   joy in the faces of our students                      who are equipped with a range
                                                                                                                   at Graduation and hearing their                       of self-learning skills and critical
                                                                                                                   success stories is what motivates                     thinking. Kaplan Business
                                                                                                                   the commitment and dedication                         School allows me to develop
                                                                                                                   of the entire KBS team.’                              and innovate teaching styles
                                                                                                                                                                         and classroom settings in a
                                                                                                                   DR JOHN POWERS                                        way that can’t be replicated
                                                                                                                   ACADEMIC DIRECTOR /                                   in a mainstream university
                                                                                                                   STRATEGY & OPERATIONS                                 environment. It enables
                                                                                                                                                                         our students to think about
                                                                                                                                                                         accounting problems on a
                                                                                                                                                                         much deeper level.’

                                                                                                                                                                         DR MARK WHEATON

* International students must be enrolled in a full-time course to satisfy the conditions of their student visa.
                                                                                                                                                                         ACADEMIC DIRECTOR /
A single subject may be studied in addition to a full-time course. Single subjects do not qualify as an award                                                            ACCOUNTING, AUDITING & TAXATION
(degree), but credit may be granted towards an award.

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YOUR STUDY

UNDERGRADUATE
                                                                                                                      PATHWAY

                                    ‘What I enjoy the most about
                                    studying at KBS is being taught and
                                    guided by qualified professionals.
                                    Many teachers have become almost
                                    like mentors which adds so much
                                    more to my learning experience. I
                                    really value the energy they put into
                                    teaching.’

                                    LUCIE MAROUSKOVA / CZECH
                                    BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING)
                                                                            COURSE FACTS
                                                                            LOCATIONS
                                                                            Adelaide, Brisbane,
                                                                            Melbourne, Sydney

                                                                            INTAKE DATES
                                                                            March, July, November

                                                                            TYPICAL DURATION
                                                                            Study intensity can
                                                                            be adapted to suit an
                                                                            individual's requirements.
                                                                            Visa restrictions may apply
                                                                            for international students.
DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS / PAGE 30

                                                                            RECOGNITION OF
                                                                            PRIOR LEARNING
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS / PAGE 31
                                                                            Students with relevant
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (ACCOUNTING) / PAGE 32                                 undergraduate and/or
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT) / PAGE 33           postgraduate qualifications
                                                                            may be eligible for recognition
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MANAGEMENT) / PAGE 34                                 of prior learning to
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING) / PAGE 35                                  fast-track their qualification.

                                                                            ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
CONTINUE YOUR EDUCATION WITH A POSTGRADUATE DEGREE / PAGE 38                See pages 60–63

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DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS                                                                                          BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                                                                                              UNDERGRADUATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     BUSINESS
COURSE CRICOS CODE 086332B / TEQSA ACCREDITED / AQF LEVEL 5                                                  COURSE CRICOS CODE 067756B / TEQSA ACCREDITED / AQF LEVEL 7

Ideal as a stand-alone qualification or a                       STRUCTURE                                    Our Bachelor of Business provides the                         STRUCTURE
stepping stone to further study, our Diploma                                                                 theoretical and practical skills necessary
                                                                8 subjects: 8 core                                                                                         24 subjects: 8 core + 16 electives
of Business equips you with the fundamental                                                                  to start a successful business career. You
theory and practical skills necessary to embark                                                              will learn analytical, high-level problem
                                                                                                             solving and communication skills crucial
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Level 100
on a career in the world of business.                             8          = 8                                                                                           YR 1    8          = 8
                                                                  Subjects     Core                          to industry success. You will graduate with                           Subjects     Core

                                                                                                             a firm understanding of different business
CAREER OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                                     Level 200      Any level
                                                                                                             environments and develop effective ways to                            8
As a graduate who successfully completes the course you         CORE SUBJECTS                                                                                              YR 2               = 6               +2
                                                                                                             approach, create and execute operational                              Subjects     Electives        Electives
could be employed across a diverse range of industries as an:   (3 credit points each)
                                                                                                             business plans.
–   office assistant                                                                                                                                                                                Level 300      Any level
                                                                Business Communication             BUS101*
–   administrator                                                                                                                                                          YR 3    8          = 6               +2
–   business associate
                                                                Introduction to Management
                                                                Accounting for Managers
                                                                                                   BUS102
                                                                                                   BUS103
                                                                                                             CAREER OUTCOMES                                                       Subjects     Electives        Electives

–   program consultant                                          Economics                         BUS104*    As a graduate you could be employed in a diverse
                                                                Introduction to Business Analytics BUS105    range of industries and positions including:                  CORE SUBJECTS
PATHWAY TO                                                      Marketing Principles               BUS106    –   administration manager                                    (3 credit points each)

FURTHER STUDIES                                                 Commercial Law
                                                                Quantitative Analysis
                                                                                                   BUS107
                                                                                                  BUS108*
                                                                                                             –   quality assurance supervisor
                                                                                                                                                                           LEVEL 100
                                                                                                             –   customer service leader
                                                                                                                                                                           Business Communication                       BUS101
You may apply for credit entry into the second year of our                                                   –   business coach
Bachelor of Business or a related undergraduate degree          * In some instances these subjects can                                                                     Introduction to Management                   BUS102
at another Australian higher education provider.                be substituted for equivalent subjects.                                                                    Accounting for Managers                      BUS103
                                                                Please refer to page 36.                     PATHWAY TO                                                    Introduction to Business Analytics BUS105

TYPICAL DURATION                                                                                             FURTHER STUDIES                                               Marketing Principles                         BUS106
                                                                                                                                                                           Commercial Law                               BUS107
Standard study option                                                                                        Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business
                                                                                                                                                                           Skills for Numerical Analysis                BUS109
                                                                                                             may qualify you for credit towards our range of
1 year/ 8 subjects/ 3 trimesters                                                                                                                                           Introduction to Economics                    BUS114
                                                                                                             Masters courses, or another course with an alternative
An accelerated study option is available                                                                     higher education provider in Australia.
depending on subject offerings.                                                                                                                                            Refer to page 36 for elective subjects.

                                                                                                             TYPICAL DURATION
                                                                                                             Standard study option
                                            ‘My course is very practical                                     3 years/ 24 subjects/ 9 trimesters

                                            and focused on giving real-life                                  An accelerated study option is available
                                            business examples which has                                      depending on subject offerings.
                                            helped me better understand
                                            my subjects. Studying with peers
                                            from different countries enables
                                            me to practise my English and
                                            learn about different cultures.’

                                            YUCHEN LUO / CHINESE
                                            BACHELOR OF BUSINESS

                                                                                                             INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE
                                                                                                                     SEE PAGE 24

kbs.edu.au/dipbus                                                                                            kbs.edu.au/business

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BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                                                                                                            BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                                                                                            UNDERGRADUATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ACCOUNTING
(ACCOUNTING)                                                                                                                    (HOSPITALITY & TOURISM                                                                                      HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MANAGEMENT
COURSE CRICOS CODE 085958J / TEQSA ACCREDITED / AQF LEVEL 7
                                                                                                                                MANAGEMENT)
                                                                                                                                COURSE CRICOS CODE 085961C / TEQSA ACCREDITED / AQF LEVEL 7

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) will                    STRUCTURE                                                         In today’s increasingly mobile world, hospitality                STRUCTURE
provide you with key business principles and                                                                                    and tourism is becoming one of the largest
                                                              24 subjects: 19 core + 5 electives                                                                                                 24 subjects: 16 core + 8 electives
the relevant practical skills necessary to launch                                                                               global industries. Within our Bachelor of
a successful career in accounting.                                                     Level 100
                                                                                                                                Business (Hospitality & Tourism Management),                                              Level 100

The course is accredited by CPA Australia,                    YR 1    8          = 8                                            you will acquire business communication                          YR 1    8          = 8
CA ANZ and ACCA, and offers a direct pathway
                                                                      Subjects     Core
                                                                                                                                skills, financial literacy and a host of other                           Subjects     Core

to professional certification and employment.                                          Level 200      Any level
                                                                                                                                transferable skills. With these skills you'll be                                          Level 200      Level 200      Any level

                                                              YR 2    8          = 6               +2                           able to work in hotels, restaurants, events                      YR 2    8          = 4               +2             +2
                                                                                                                                and dozens of other businesses within this
CAREER OUTCOMES
                                                                      Subjects     Core             Electives                                                                                            Subjects     Core               Electives    Electives

                                                                                       Level 300      Level 300     Any level
                                                                                                                                dynamic sector.                                                                           Level 300      Level 300      Any level
This course is ideal if you wish to pursue a career
in finance, banking, insurance or accounting.
                                                              YR 3    8          = 5Core           + 1Elective + 2                                                                               YR 3    8          = 4               +2         +2
                                                                                                                                CAREER OUTCOMES
                                                                      Subjects                                   Electives                                                                               Subjects     Core             Electives  Electives
Examples of roles you could secure include:
–   corporate accountant                                                                                                        As a business graduate majoring in Hospitality and Tourism
–
–
    tax accountant
    business analyst
                                                              CORE SUBJECTS                                                     Management you can pursue exciting career paths such as:         CORE SUBJECTS
                                                              (3 credit points each)                                            –   hospitality manager                                          (3 credit points each)
–   management accountant                                                                                                       –   events and community manager
–   financial officer                                         LEVEL 100                                                                                                                          LEVEL 100
                                                              Business Communication                      BUS101                –   hotel supervisor
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Business Communication                       BUS101
                                                              Introduction to Management                  BUS102                –   tourism operator                                             Introduction to Management                   BUS102
PATHWAY TO                                                    Accounting for Managers                     BUS103                –   travel industry entrepreneur                                 Accounting for Managers                      BUS103
FURTHER STUDIES                                               Economics                                   BUS104                                                                                 Introduction to Business Analytics           BUS105

Upon successful completion you are eligible for
                                                              Introduction to Business Analytics          BUS105                PATHWAY TO                                                       Marketing Principles                         BUS106

admission into professional programs offered
                                                              Marketing Principles
                                                              Commercial Law
                                                                                                          BUS106
                                                                                                          BUS107
                                                                                                                                FURTHER STUDIES                                                  Commercial Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Skills for Numerical Analysis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BUS107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BUS109
by CPA Australia, CA ANZ and ACCA.
                                                              Quantitative Analysis                       BUS108                Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality   Introduction to Economics                    BUS114
You may also qualify for credit towards our Masters                                                                             & Tourism Management) may qualify you for credit towards
courses, or another course with an alternative                LEVEL 200                                                         our range of Masters courses, or another course with an          LEVEL 200
higher education provider in Australia.                       Financial Accounting 1                      ACC201                                                                                 Introduction to Hospitality
                                                                                                                                alternative higher education provider in Australia.
                                                              Accounting Information Systems              ACC202                                                                                 and Tourism                                  HAT201
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hospitality and Tourism
TYPICAL DURATION                                              Financial Accounting 2
                                                              Corporations Law
                                                                                                          ACC203
                                                                                                          ACC204                TYPICAL DURATION                                                 Management                                   HAT203
Standard study option                                         Management Accounting 1                     ACC205                                                                                 Gaming and Entertainment
                                                                                                                                Standard study option                                            Management                                  HAT205
3 years/ 24 subjects/ 9 trimesters                            Corporate Finance                            FIN203
                                                                                                                                3 years/ 24 subjects/ 9 trimesters                               Services Marketing                          MKT203
An accelerated study option is available                      LEVEL 300                                                         An accelerated study option is available
depending on subject offerings.                               Accounting Theory and                                                                                                              LEVEL 300
                                                                                                                                depending on subject offerings.                                  Attraction and Event Management              HAT301
                                                              Contemporary Issues                          ACC301
                                                              Auditing and Assurance                       ACC302                                                                                Food and Beverage Management                 HAT302
                                                              Company Accounting                           ACC303                                                                                Accommodation Management                     HAT303
                                                              Taxation Law                                 ACC304                                                                                Emerging Issues in Hospitality
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and Tourism                                  HAT304
                                                              Management Accounting 2                      ACC305

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Refer to page 36 for elective subjects.
                                                              Refer to page 36 for elective subjects.

INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE                                         This course has industry accreditation from the following         INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE
                                                              accounting bodies:
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BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                                                                                                           BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                                                                                              UNDERGRADUATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MANAGEMENT
(MANAGEMENT)                                                                                                                   (MARKETING)                                                                                                            MARKETING
COURSE CRICOS CODE 085959G / TEQSA ACCREDITED / AQF LEVEL 7                                                                    COURSE CRICOS CODE 087660M / TEQSA ACCREDITED / AQF LEVEL 7

Our Bachelor of Business (Management) degree                  STRUCTURE                                                        The Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is ideal if              STRUCTURE
equips you with the essential knowledge and                                                                                    you wish to embark on a career as a marketing
                                                              24 subjects: 16 core + 8 electives                                                                                             24 subjects: 16 core + 8 electives
skills to become a respected manager of people                                                                                 professional. You will be equipped with the
in a professional environment. The insights you                                        Level 100
                                                                                                                               foundational knowledge and practices within                                            Level 100
gain will be relevant to any industry and will                YR 1    8          = 8                                           the increasingly strategic, diverse and evolving              YR 1    8          = 8
empower you to build productive, ethical and                          Subjects     Core
                                                                                                                               field of marketing. You will acquire workplace                        Subjects     Core

successful teams and organisations.                                                    Level 200      Level 200    Any level
                                                                                                                               skills in research, problem-solving, innovation,                                       Level 200      Level 200    Any level

                                                              YR 2    8          = 4               +2         +2               optimisation and strategy.                                    YR 2    8          = 4               +2         +2
CAREER OUTCOMES                                                       Subjects     Core             Electives  Electives                                                                             Subjects     Core             Electives  Electives

As a business graduate majoring in Management
                                                                                       Level 300      Level 300    Any level   CAREER OUTCOMES                                                                        Level 300      Level 300    Any level

you can pursue exciting career paths such as:                 YR 3    8          = 4               +2         +2               Marketing graduates can take advantage of a diverse
                                                                                                                                                                                             YR 3    8          = 4               +2         +2
                                                                      Subjects     Core             Electives  Electives                                                                             Subjects     Core             Electives  Electives
–   management consultant                                                                                                      range of employment opportunities and career pathways
–   business strategist                                                                                                        within organisations of all sizes, in areas such as:
–
–
    corporate manager
    human resources adviser
                                                              CORE SUBJECTS                                                    –
                                                                                                                               –
                                                                                                                                   public relations
                                                                                                                                   advertising
                                                                                                                                                                                             CORE SUBJECTS
                                                              (3 credit points each)                                                                                                         (3 credit points each)
–   small business owner                                                                                                       –   events management
                                                              LEVEL 100                                                        –   e-commerce                                                LEVEL 100
                                                                                                          BUS101
PATHWAY TO
                                                              Business Communication                                                                                                         Business Communication                      BUS101
                                                                                                                               –   digital marketing
                                                              Introduction to Management                  BUS102                                                                             Introduction to Management                  BUS102
FURTHER STUDIES                                               Accounting for Managers                     BUS103
                                                                                                                               PATHWAY TO
                                                                                                                                                                                             Accounting for Managers                     BUS103
                                                              Introduction to Business Analytics          BUS105                                                                             Introduction to Business Analytics          BUS105
Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business
(Management) may qualify you for credit towards our
                                                              Marketing Principles                        BUS106               FURTHER STUDIES                                               Marketing Principles                        BUS106
                                                              Commercial Law                              BUS107                                                                             Commercial Law                              BUS107
range of Masters courses, or another course with an                                                                            Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business
                                                              Skills for Numerical Analysis               BUS109                                                                             Skills for Numerical Analysis               BUS109
alternative higher education provider in Australia.                                                                            (Marketing) may qualify you for credit towards our
                                                              Introduction to Economics                   BUS114                                                                             Introduction to Economics                   BUS114
                                                                                                                               range of Masters courses, or another course with an
TYPICAL DURATION                                              LEVEL 200
                                                              Human Resource Management                  HRM201
                                                                                                                               alternative higher education provider in Australia.           LEVEL 200
                                                                                                                                                                                             Logistics and Supply
Standard study option
3 years/ 24 subjects/ 9 trimesters
                                                              Organisational Behaviour
                                                              Business Ethics
                                                                                                         MAN201
                                                                                                         MAN202
                                                                                                                               TYPICAL DURATION                                              Chain Management
                                                                                                                                                                                             Integrated Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MAN203

                                                              Logistics and Supply                                             Standard study option                                         Communications                             MKT201
An accelerated study option is available
                                                              Chain Management                           MAN203                3 years/ 24 subjects/ 9 trimesters                            Marketing Research Essentials              MKT202
depending on subject offerings.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Services Marketing                         MKT203
                                                              LEVEL 300                                                        An accelerated study option is available
                                                              Managing Change                 HRM302                           depending on subject offerings.                               LEVEL 300
                                                              Strategic Management            MAN302                                                                                         Consumer Behaviour                         MKT301
                                                              Innovation and Entrepreneurship MAN303                                                                                         Digital Marketing                          MKT302
                                                              Issues in International Business MAN304                                                                                        International Marketing                    MKT303
                                                                                                                                                                                             Strategic Marketing (Capstone)             MKT304
                                                              Refer to page 36 for elective subjects.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Refer to page 36 for elective subjects.

INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE                                                                                                          INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE
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BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
UNDERGRADUATE
SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                HOSPITALITY &
                                                                                                                                                               GENERAL                                                                          ACCOUNTING                                                                   TOURISM MANAGEMENT                                                                                 MANAGEMENT                                                                                    MARKETING
                                                                                                DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS       YR 1                YR 1              YR 2                             YR 3                              YR 1               YR 2                                  YR 3                              YR 1               YR 2                              YR 3                              YR 1               YR 2                              YR 3                              YR 1                YR 2                              YR 3

                                                                                                                                ELECTIVES

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ELECTIVES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ELECTIVES
                                                                                                                         CORE

                                                                                                                                            CORE

                                                                                                                                                               CORE

                                                                                                                                                                                                CORE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CORE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     CORE

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CORE
LEVEL 100
                                                 Business Communication                                         BUS101    *

                                                 Introduction to Management                                     BUS102
                                                 Accounting for Managers                                        BUS103
                                                 Economics                                                      BUS104    �
                                                 Introduction to Business Analytics                             BUS105
                                                 Marketing Principles                                           BUS106
                                                 Commercial Law                                                 BUS107
                                                 Quantitative Analysis                                          BUS108    †

                                                 Skills for Numerical Analysis                                  BUS109    †

                                                 Skills for Advanced Business English                           BUS110    *

                                                 Skills for Academic Success                                    BUS111
                                                 Introduction to Economics                                      BUS114    �
LEVEL 200
     ACCOUNTING                                  Financial Accounting 1                                         ACC201
                                                 Accounting Information Systems                                 ACC202
                                                 Financial Accounting 2                                         ACC203
                                                 Corporations Law                                               ACC204
                                                 Management Accounting 1                                        ACC205
     FINANCE                                     Financial Institutions and Markets                             FIN201
                                                 Real-world Economics                                           FIN202
                                                 Corporate Finance                                              FIN203
     HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT            Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism                        HAT201
                                                 Hospitality and Tourism Management                             HAT203
                                                 Gaming and Entertainment Management                            HAT205
     MANAGEMENT                                  Human Resource Management                                      HRM201
                                                 Organisational Behaviour                                       MAN201
                                                 Business Ethics                                                MAN202
                                                 Logistics and Supply Chain Management                          MAN203
     MARKETING                                   Integrated Marketing Communications                            MKT201
                                                 Marketing Research Essentials                                  MKT202
                                                 Services Marketing                                             MKT203
     ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP                         Skills for Workplace Success                                   BUS201

LEVEL 300
     ACCOUNTING                                  Accounting Theory and Contemporary Issues                      ACC301
                                                 Auditing and Assurance                                         ACC302
                                                 Company Accounting                                             ACC303
                                                 Taxation Law                                                   ACC304
                                                 Management Accounting 2                                        ACC305
     HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT            Attraction and Event Management                                HAT301
                                                 Food and Beverage Management                                   HAT302
                                                 Accommodation Management                                       HAT303
                                                 Emerging Issues in Hospitality and Tourism                     HAT304
     MANAGEMENT                                  Managing Change                                                HRM302
                                                 Coaching and Mentoring                                         HRM304
                                                 Strategic Management                                           MAN302
                                                 Innovation and Entrepreneurship                                MAN303
                                                 Issues in International Business                               MAN304
     MARKETING                                   Consumer Behaviour                                             MKT301
                                                 Digital Marketing                                              MKT302
                                                 International Marketing                                        MKT303
                                                 Strategic Marketing (Capstone)                                 MKT304
     ACADEMIC INTERNSHIPS                        Internship 1                                                   BUS307
                                                 Internship 2                                                   BUS308                                           + 2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                   + 2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              + 2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   + 2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     + 2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          + 2 electives from any level

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  + 2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    + 2 electives from any level
                                                                                                                                                                 6 electives from Level 200

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2 electives from Level 200

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 electives from Level 200

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 electives from Level 200
                                                                                                                                                                                                   6 electives from Level 300

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2 electives from Level 300

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2 electives from Level 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2 electives from any level

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2 electives from Level 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1 elective from Level 300
* BUS110 is mandatory for all Diploma students with an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent as a substitute for BUS101.
† In some instances BUS109 can be a substitute for BUS108 in this course.
ˆ In some instances BUS114 can be a substitute for BUS104 in this course.
                                                                                                                                            Please note: not all subjects will be available every trimester. Prerequisites may apply. Information
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