La Trobe University
Associate Degree + Undergraduate Unit
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2 years full-time, or part-time equivalent
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If you're ready to take the business world by storm, La Trobe University's Associate Degree of Applied Business is the course for you.
An applied business course provides you with sound practical knowledge about how organisations are structured, how the commercial world works, and how business, marketing, accounting and finance fundamentals come together in the workplace environment. Armed with this knowledge and the skills you've developed on the way, you'll be ready to pursue a variety of career paths in the business world – after just two years of study.
How, you might ask? La Trobe's nested degrees offer you the option of exiting a Bachelor course early to gain a different qualification. So in this case, you'll be enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Business course, and after completing two years of study, you'll be able to graduate with an Associate Degree of Applied Business.
So what are you waiting for? Kickstart that business career today!
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this business course, the subjects you may study include:
Studying with La Trobe means you’ll have access to support staff and academic teams who will not only guide you through your studies, but also help you get job-ready.
You’ve got the qualification, now what? Their Career Support Centre will help you conquer your career goals and land your dream job... they’ll even help you prepare a standout CV and cover letter!
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an Associate Degree of Applied Business from La Trobe University.
Students are able to exit the Bachelor of Applied Business after successfully completing two years of study in order to obtain the Associate Degree. Graduates are then able to pursue a range of business roles with an expected income of $60K–$80K.
Wondering where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Manager, Team Leader, Small Business Owner, Operations Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Consultant, Business Analyst, Entrepreneur.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
La Trobe University also offers an upfront payment option.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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