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Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics



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Management is the process by which organisational goals are attained through integrating human activity. It is largely about people and human endeavour. The major develops and critically examines management and strategic practices within organisations to generate solutions. The management major will prepare students for a career in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.


In addition to achieving the broad outcomes of their course, students successfully completing this major will:

  • have a well-developed understanding of the importance, nature and consequences of management decision-making in organisations.


Major requirements (48 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to a major and at least 18 points must be credited to the major at level 3.

Students complete:

(a.) The following three units (18 points):

(b.) Five units (30 points) from the following with at least two units (12 points) at level 3:

  • MGW1100 Managerial communication or MGW1232 Introduction to Islamic business
  • MGW2351 International business
  • MGW2430 Human resource management
  • MGW2991 Leadership in Asia
  • MGW3130 Organisational change and development
  • MGW3234 Social entrepreneurship
  • MGW3381 Management information systems
  • MGW3681 International management
  • MGX2700 Project management for small to medium enterprises
  • MGX3121 International business strategy

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • B2026 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the major using 48 points of their free electives.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce component in the following double degree:

  • B2027 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and bachelor of Communication and Media Studies