BP341 - Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise

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Plan: BP341 - Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise
Campus: City Campus

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: Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise
Award abbreviation: BBusInnov&Ent
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: Melbourne City Campus
Owning school: BUS Portfolio Office (610P)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 089999
CRICOS code: 103209D

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise is a multi-disciplinary business program to equip you with the skills, competencies and knowledge needed as a business professional of the future, in a rapidly evolving world. Right now, business is exponentially changing. Disruption is ‘the new normal’, and businesses are under intense pressure to embrace digital transformation, new ways of working and to leverage opportunities to provide an outstanding customer experience in a new globalised economy. The business professional of the future needs to be innovative, quick to act, flexible, forward-thinking and able to lead and adapt to changing business environments both locally and globally. They need to apply their knowledge and skills and be able to solve complex challenges, steer change and feel empowered to make a positive change in business and in society.

In order to achieve these objectives, the Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise enables you to develop:

  1. Personal capabilities, including self-efficacy; global outlook and cultural awareness; flexibility; creativity; digital literacy; critical thinking and the ability to lead and succeed in changing environments;
  2. The ability to apply multi-disciplinary business knowledge and know-how to a range of different sectors or applications, as intrapreneurs; entrepreneurs; multi-disciplinary experts or specialists, unpinned by a technologically-enhanced business knowledge base;
  3. A professional identity as a next generation business leader, who is empowered to identify your future path that best suits your own passions and interests: to go wherever the future leads.

The Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise is a program where you work on real-world outcomes through project-based learning, and create artefacts that can be used as a professional portfolio in the real world. This program is multi-disciplinary in business where you will develop an understanding of the theory and practice of decision making and policy formation, organisational development, planning, financial management, the marketing and selling of goods and services and law. Examples of learning areas include: global sustainability; cybersecurity planning; blockchain + law; technology and small business; Managing globally/remotely; Big data and law; Robotics. Examples of competencies in the program include: self-efficacy, global outlook, cultural awareness, flexibility, creativity, critical thinking, ability to lead and succeed in changing environments, digital literacy.

The final year of the program includes the capstone course BUSM4729 Digital Business Transformation, which will provide you the opportunity to critically reflect on, consolidate and apply the theoretical approaches and work practice experiences gained throughout the program. This capstone course in discipline related real-world scenarios, will provide you with the skills and attributes necessary for work-readiness in your chosen career field or to progress successfully to further studies at the graduate level.

The program is delivered on-campus through face-to-face teaching and learning, with some online components, where you will be engaged in a variety of learning experiences.

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Articulation and pathways

Students may be eligible for credit in line with existing RMIT Credit Policies. 

Credit pathways between RMIT University VET programs, Higher Education Diplomas & Associate Degrees in the same or related discipline, enable you upon successful completion of a lower level qualification, at the required standard for admission, to apply for advanced standing in a higher-level qualification.

Credit pathways between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher-level qualification.The current credit pathways for College of Business and Law programs can be found at http://bit.ly/RMIT-Bus-Credit These are subject to change.

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Entrance requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (current and within the past two years):

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent. VCE study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.

If applicable, this includes equity access schemes and any other adjustment factors.

Vocational Education and Training study applicants:

Successful completion of an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma or equivalent overseas qualification.

Higher Education Diploma applicants:

Successful completion of an Australian Higher Education Diploma or equivalent overseas qualification.

Associate Degree applicants:

Domestic applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of four courses in an Australian Associate Degree with GPA converted to ATAR and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

International applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of eight courses in an Australian Associate Degree and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

All Bachelor Degree applicants:

Domestic applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of two courses at an Australian Bachelor Degree with GPA converted to ATAR and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

International applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of four courses at an Australian Bachelor Degree and no double-fail in any required course of the receiving degree.

Open Universities Australia (OUA) applicants:

Successful completion of two Open Universities Australia higher education units. Scored or graded results are required.

Entrance requirements for international onshore applicants:

All non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT  English language requirements. For more information on these requirements see English Language Requirements at RMIT.

Applicants with Work and Life experience:

You may satisfy the academic requirements by completing the STAT multiple choice. If you are applying to RMIT as an applicant with work or life experience, you may sit the STAT multiple choice if you:

are 19 years of age or over as of 1 January in the year in which you will start your studies and
have not been enrolled in secondary studies for at least two years and
have no prior secondary school (Year 12), VET studies, HE studies or relevant work experience that can be considered for entry, or these do not meet the minimum academic requirements for the program

STAT results are valid for two years prior to the commencement of study and can be used to meet Year 12 English prerequisites. You are still required to meet all other program prerequisites or equivalents.

Learn more about RMIT STAT results including minimum STAT scores required to meet prerequisites.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is not accredited by external bodies.

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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 a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic and print resources such as books, journals, newspapers, streaming media and past exam papers.  Through our document delivery service, you can also request items from any library in the world.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask the Library service. 

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online Learning Tools and Content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.

Learning Services Available to you as a Student at RMIT

RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face-to-face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning;
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant;
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning;
  • career development and employment;
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters);
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad;
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
You can find more information at: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-students.

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