In response to COVID-19:  Please note that Semester 1 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible.

Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle.

Find out more student information on the University’s response to COVID-19 by clicking on this banner.

single degree

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics

BBA(HON)
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HBUSA
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 063990B
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Business Management
  • Academic contact
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HBUSA
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 063990B
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Business Management
  • Academic contact

Program Requirements

This Honours plan requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of one of the following honours specialisations:

International business

Management

Marketing

Business Information Systems


Honours calculation

 The final Honours Exit Level is the sum of all achieved course weightings. The course weighting is calculated for each individual course using the below formula:

                              (unit value of course/total units for degree) x final numerical grade of the course 

 

Specialisations

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the ANU, or equivalent from another institution completed within the last two years:

  • with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 75% calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in cognate disciplines, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks
  • and with the written approval of the Honours Convener.

The number of places available in the program may be limited by the Dean due to supervisory capacity.

 

Cognate Disciplines

International Business, Management, Sustainability, Government and Public Administration, Marketing

 

The National Register of higher education providers is an authoritative source of information that will help you confirm your institution of choice is registered to deliver higher education in Australia.

The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) website is HERE. Based on surveys done by thousands of students across Australia you can find out about universities that interest you, doing side-by-side comparisons.

Adjustment Factors

Adjustment factors are additional points added to an applicant's Selection Rank (for example an applicant's ATAR). ANU offers adjustment factors based on performance and equity principles, such as for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Selection Rank adjustments are granted in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustment factors and maximum 10 equity-based adjustment factors) can be awarded. 

You may be considered for adjustment factors if you have:

  • applied for an eligible ANU Bachelor degree program
  • undertaken Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate
  • achieved an ATAR or equivalent at or above 70
  • not previously attempted tertiary study.

Please visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$39,090.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) builds on undergraduate studies in management and leadership. It comprises three compulsory research methodology courses, one elective course, and the completion of a research thesis.

The research thesis, taken over the entire year with the major emphasis occurring after completion of the coursework, is the critical part of the program as it provides evidence of the student's ability to undertake original research under supervision. Candidates attend the weekly Research School of Management Seminar Series, and present a seminar on their proposed thesis towards the end of their first semester.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a sound knowledge and critical understanding of research design and methods in the field of business administration
  2. Apply that knowledge to the development of a research proposal and research plan
  3. Develop the capacity to perform high-level independent research
  4. Exhibit in-depth knowledge of their chosen research topic

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirement is currently not available for this program.

Further Information

Application deadline:

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) will be commencing in Semester 1 (February) only each year. Entry in Semester 2 (July) can be considered only for part-time students. Please consult with the Research School of Management before applying.


Deadline for S1 is 30th November (11:55pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

 

Notification of outcome: Applicants will be notified of the outcome for admission by 15th January

 

Acceptance deadline:

If applicants are successful in receiving an offer, the acceptance deadline is 31st January


Application materials

Applicants must provide complete documentation, including a certified or coloured copy of testamur and final transcript (except for ANU students). Applicants are required to stipulate proposed supervisor and general research area.


All of the documents are required by 10th December

Back to the top

Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration / Page Contact: Website Administrator / Frequently Asked Questions