The College of Business' extensive network of international partnerships make it one of the largest and most progressive business schools in Australia.
We develop responsible, market ready professionals with a global outlook, and offer career-driven professional study in a personalised teaching environment.
We also provide a range of consultancies and customised professional development programs for executives through the Executive Education Unit (EEU).
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Training is provided across various industry areas including business, management, accounting and finance.
We offer courses in:
Bachelor of Business
Our Bachelor of business program allows you to tailor your degree to your chosen career path. After studying a common first year, you can choose two of specialisations, or one specialisation and an area of study from business, legal studies, arts, science, health or engineering.
The Bachelor of Business offers specialisations in nineteen disciplines, two of which are available to International students only.
- Banking and Finance
- Computer Systems Management
- Culinary Management (International Students ONLY)
- Event Management
- Financial Planning
- Financial Risk Management (International students ONLY)
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- International Business
- International Hospitality Management
- International Trade
- Music Industry
- Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- Supply Chain and Logistics Management
- Tourism Management
We are an accredited member of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality (THE-ICE).
Our Bachelor of Business Hospitality and Tourism Management courses are EPAS Accredited. They are the first courses in Australia to receive this quality from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).The accreditation process involves an in-depth review of programs through international comparison and benchmarking.
Our Bachelor of Business Marketing course is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). AMI accreditation is awarded to courses that best meet the needs of employers, and provide marketing graduates with an optimum set of skills and knowledge. Read more about the accreditation.
Our Bachelor of Business Accounting, Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting and Master of Accounting courses are professionally recognised with accreditation from CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
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Professional Development (PD) Units
PD Units combine activities, classes and projects to develop professional readiness. PD units are unique to VU and were designed with extensive industry input. You'll do three PD units in order, numbered for the year of your degree:
PD1 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving will develop your critical thinking, problem solving and collaborative working skills through group and teamwork, interactive class-based activities, team-based projects and a case study approach to business issues.
PD2 - Analysis and Strategy will see you gathering and evaluating business information to help inform effective business decision making. You'll continue to build on your PD1 skills - and apply them toward planning the shape of your own future career.
PD3 - Leadership and Challenge brings all your skills together and puts them on display - you'll implement a business project. Your projects may be located in the workplace, the community, or on-site, and may be supported by Alumni and Business Mentors as Project Managers.
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
The Centre for Work Integrated Learning was designed to support and assist College of Business students in preparing for employment.
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) combines professional workplace-based activities with an online curriculum designed to give you an edge in a highly competitive employment marketplace.
WIL produces mature, focused graduates with the skills to immediately play a productive role in any work place.
The Victoria Graduate School of Business (VGSB) is dedicated to encouraging your educational and career aspirations. From short courses to masters in research, we offer the flexibility and convenience you need to make postgraduate study work for you.