AD010 - Associate Degree in Business

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Plan: AD010CSI - Associate Degree in Business
Campus: Shanghai Inst Foreign Trade

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Associate Degree in Business
Award abbreviation: AssocDeg(Bus)
Total credit points: 192
Career: UGRD
Duration: Two years (4 semesters) full time
Location: Offshore, SUIBE
Owning school: TAFE Business (650T)
Owning school URL: rmit.edu.au/businesstafe
ASCED code: 080399
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Associate Degree in Business program is focused on developing a range of business capabilities which will assist you, the graduate, in relating your own skills and abilities to the needs of business and organisations. Embedded in the Associate Degree in Business program is the opportunity for you to practice and expand business skills and knowledge through work integrated activities and where you can apply the discipline knowledge you have attained to the workplace or in a simulated business environment. This leads to increased employability when you have completed the Associate Degree in Business.

The Associate Degree in Business is delivered in full time mode with concurrent studies in English and academic learning skills embedded into the business courses. This will allow you to refine your skills in academic English at the same time as preparing you for success in undergraduate level studies if you progress into a third year of your bachelor degree.

 

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Articulation and pathways

Students who undertake the Associate Degree in Business offered in partnership with SUIBE first apply for and are admitted to the RMIT Diploma of Commerce program as a pathway qualification. Upon successful completion of the RMIT Diploma of Commerce program, students are admitted to the second year of the Associate Degree in Business with credit for the 8 first-year courses.

Students who successfully complete the requirements for the Associate Degree in Business may be eligible for entry into any 3 or 4 year Bachelor of Business degree program offered at Melbourne, Vietnam, Singapore or UPH (Indonesia) and receive credit for up to 2 years of full-time study.

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Entrance requirements

Academic Requirements

Successful completion of the RMIT Diploma of Commerce or

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent, with an average result of 50% or equivalent. For example, Gao San (Senior Middle 3) (Year 12) with an overall average of 70% for all subjects undertaken.
Detailed criteria for the respective country of secondary education study are available at:
www.rmit.edu.au/international/country-conversion.

English Language Requirements

Successful completion of the RMIT Diploma of Commerce; or

RMIT English Worldwide (REW) EAP Advanced certificate (EAP Advanced 1 certificate pre-2011); or

Achievement of IELTS 6.0 score (with no band lower than 5.5)
-    For more information on these requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

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External accreditation and industry links

The RMIT Associate Degree in Business is a generalist business award and does not have external accreditation from any professional association or accrediting body.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in an RMIT University program you may access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based  tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day. For more information on Library resources and services from Melbourne go to http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content

As a student studying outside Australia with RMIT University partner institutions, you may access online learning materials at myRMIT: www.rmit.edu.au/myrmitstudies

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University offshore partners provide resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals. The range of services available will vary at each RMIT University offshore partner. Enquire locally. Services are available online to assist you with:

  •     transition to tertiary student learning,
  •     study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes,
  •     research, exam preparation and much more, and
  •     career development and employment.
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