Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Applied Innovation

with a major in Business Administration – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-BUSAIN Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Business Administration

Business administrators are expected to know how businesses function and how to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.  

In this major, you’ll gain an essential understanding of business operations including organisational behaviour and managing workplace relations. You’ll also learn practical skills in areas like data analytics, data collection, strategic planning and project management.  

The aim of this major is not to make you an instant expert; it’s to give you the confidence to ask intelligent questions so you will be able to get the answers you need for successful administrative work in any industry or workplace.

Today’s business environment moves fast and is likely to change even faster in the decades ahead. To keep up with and even overtake your competition in the sector, consider the substantial benefits of Swinburne’s unique Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Applied Innovation double degree.

You’ll gain the core knowledge and skills essential to business management and operations in the twenty first century. Choose from a range of business majors including accounting, entrepreneurship, business analytics and analysis, logistics and supply chain management, human resource management, marketing and more. Combine your learning through three integrated, multidisciplinary final year units to emerge a true strategic and creative thinker, armed with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to operate effectively in diverse settings such as not-for-profits, government, small businesses and corporate organisations.

But your learning won’t end there. Applied innovation develops in-demand workforce skills such as interdisciplinary collaboration, creativity and complex problem-solving, persistence, curiosity and initiative, in real-world contexts. You’ll apply innovation toolkits, prototype solutions and participate in challenges, such as innovation sprints and interdisciplinary projects, including activities inspired by your passions and interests.

As an innovator, you’ll be ready to conceive, develop and deliver transformative projects and adapt to uncertain and changing contexts to secure or create fulfilling employment opportunities, with a portfolio of experience to back it up.

This unique double degree affords an extremely broad and range of career possibilities, from business administration through to organisational management, as well as roles including innovation consultant, innovation lead, innovation analyst, strategic designer, transformation lead, innovation manager and much more.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
  • Semester 2 - 1 August 2022

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time