Western Sydney University
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Build the skills to succeed in a changing business world without compromising what you care about. It starts with this combined Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business course from Western Sydney University.
Designed for students at the beginning of their careers, who are curious, open-minded and ambitious, this versatile combined degree offers the skills, knowledge and experience required to excel at work. With this course, you'll build a strong grounding in key scientific disciplines, research and analysis, and have access to core business concepts, including business management, financial planning, risk management and human resources management. You'll have the opportunity to interrogate the world around you, advance your thinking, and shape the future.
With a focus on tailored learning, this course offers 22 majors and opportunities for sub-majors and elective subject study. Your degree is in your hands, and you'll study exactly what you want. You'll span the commercial and scientific worlds in a way no other degree can, and carve out a highly personal, specialised career path.
If you're ambitious, big-thinking and curious, this course will help you turn your interests into a standout career.
In this combined science and arts course, the subjects you may study include:
Science core subjects, depending on chosen science major:
Business core subjects:
Business professional subjects:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Business from Western Sydney University.
This degree will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek work across a range of roles in both scientific and commercial fields. After completing this course, you'll have the opportunity to seek employment across a range of academic and professional disciplines, and may choose to work a research, leadership or analysis role for a private firm, government, or a not-for-profit organisation.
Your chosen field will depend on your area of study. With this degree, you'll have the opportunity to study a broad range of subjects, including chemistry, mathematics, data, biology, economics, financial management, marketing, human resources management and strategic planning. You'll straddle the line between science and commerce, and bring a strong understanding of the principles of each field to the other.
Depending on your major, this course may be eligible for professional accreditation. The Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) is accredited by The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).
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.
Western Sydney University offers flexible payment options for students.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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