Course Description

The Bachelor of Business (Technology Management) (BBTM) course (CRICOS Course Code 108859G / TEQSA Course Code: CRS1401177) offered by the Australian School of Accounting (ASA) is designed to develop confident, competent, innovative, and work-ready graduates with the analytical, conceptual, and technical skills to contribute to business success, in a working environment. The course is offered in flexibility study modes. The BBTM is offered in full time study mode with the option of fast-track study mode for domestic students, which is three (3) units as against the normal two (2) units utilising a quadmester structure.

The Bachelor of Business (Technology Management) aligns with the Australian Qualifications Framework (Level 7), and Higher Education Standards Framework.

This course of twenty-four (24) units consists of core units and electives over 100, 200 and 300 levels. At the 100 level the course commences with a core of six (6) units and two (2) electives that will provide students with a strong foundation in knowledge and skills to move to the next level. The units at the l00 level are:

Core Units

BIT100 Introduction to Programming

BIS100 Introduction to Business Information Systems

BUS100 Business Communication

BUS101 Quantitative Methods

LAW100 Business Law

MGT100 Organisational Behaviour

Elective Unit (100 level) (two of the three units to be chosen)

MKT100 Fundamentals of Marketing

ACC100 Accounting in Society

BUS102 Economics

The next part of the course, the 200 level, is comprised of a suite of six (6) core units and two (2) electives that provide fundamental knowledge, research and skills in business analytics, information communication, management, and technology. The units at the 200 level are:

Core Units

BIT201 Database Fundamentals

MGT200 Fundamentals of Business Analytics

MGT201 Business Logistics Management

BUS200 Strategic Leadership

BUS201 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

BUS202 Driving Value through Innovation

Elective Units (two of the three units to be chosen)

ACC200 Business Finance

MKT200 Digital Marketing Analytics

MGT202 Managing People and Culture

At the 300 level of the course there are six (6) core units and two (2) elective units that provide flexibility. The elective units provide real opportunity to engage in innovative and creative learning that promotes critical thinking and collaboration. Specific units will deal with methodologies like Agile methodologies, software development, major integrations, SAP logistics modules, SME systems and implementing cloud solutions and their transition from onsite systems. The units at the 300 level are:

Core Units

BIS300 Information and Cyber Security

BIT300 Enterprise Systems and Applications

BUS320 Entrepreneurship

CAP300 Business Information Technology (Capstone)

BUS300 Project Management

Elective Units (three of the six units to be chosen)

BIS320 Data Visualisation

BIS340 Knowledge Management and Data Governance

BUS310 Internship

BIT320 Integrating Networks and Communication

MGT350 Human Resources and Technology

MKT300 Strategic Digital Marketing

Through the development of core knowledge, skills and application gained whilst undertaking this degree, graduates will be both advocates and practitioners of lifelong learning especially when they join a professional group or an industry peak body to further their careers through further postgraduate studies in business, technology, marketing, human resources or logistics depending on their chosen career path.

Graduates will have interpersonal and communication skills that are required in business. A graduate who has completed this course of study will be able to apply practical skills as well as the theoretical knowledge in conjunction with judgement and critical thinking and will be ready for any position in business, management or technology, depending on their choice of electives. For example, some positions may include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Project Officer
  • Business Development Officer
  • Computer and information systems officer
  • Network security officer
  • Database Administration and Support Officer
  • Systems Administration and Support Officer
  • Network Administration and Support Officer
  • ICT Customer Support Officer

Recognition of prior learning

Any student with prior learning may submit appropriate evidence and apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. ASA may award credit towards achievement of a qualification or award for various forms of prior learning by comparing a student’s current level of skills and knowledge against unit learning outcomes. ASA may, at its discretion, recognise the validity of other forms of training or education, providing they are deemed equivalent to, or meet, the AQF standards. For further information please review the Recognition to Prior Learning Policy.