Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Bachelor of Business (Management)

R2/345/6/0657 (12/24) – MQA/SWA0098

Students will learn the importance of managers within business and discover how key resources must be planned, monitored and controlled to best meet strategic business objectives. Students develop skills to manage themselves, organise and lead others, evaluate current situations and make creative and well-informed decisions, while learning to be an ethical and socially responsible manager.


  • January
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  • August
  • October


3 years


  • Malaysian students: RM24,960 annual
  • International students: RM31,600 annual

The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Course details

- Course objectives, course outcomes, course structure, units of study, career opportunities and professional recognition.

Aims and objectives

Many students find it difficult to appreciate the skillsets needed by managers in an increasingly turbulent environment in which they are required to draw on both technical skills and their own and other’s judgment as appropriate. This often requires the development of critical and collaborative mindsets to develop shared understandings with diverse others within and across organisations. The Bachelor of Business (Management) has been designed to respond to and lead direction in this turbulent management environment.

Upon successfully completing the Bachelor of Business (Management) students will be able to:

  • Define and integrate theoretical principles applicable to business and apply those principles in a range of practices
  • Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources in order to make informed judgements on options for innovatively solving a range of problems that arise in business contexts
  • Formulate creative solutions that are fit for purpose and demonstrate cognisance of the impact of business decisions on the triple bottom line
  • Coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas
  • Communicate a range of business arguments by evaluating and implementing alternative communication strategies as appropriate to the audience
  • Build on and continuously develop the intellectual independence to be critical and reflective learners, cognisant of new technologies
  • Work collaboratively in diverse groups

Course structure

For completion of the Bachelor of Business (Management) students are required to complete a total of 24 units (300 credit points) consisting of:

  • Eight [8] prescribed Bachelor of Business core units (100 credit points)
  • Eight [8] units of study from the Management discipline major (100 credit points)
  • Eight [8] units of Secondary studies (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, co-major, minor/s, or electives

Career opportunities

Graduates skilled in management may find employment in a wide range of industries and positions. The skills acquired in your degree will equip you for roles with supervisory and management potential, in the fields such as business administration, planning and design, quality assurance, customer services, project management, events management and change management, investment management, merchant banking and treasury management.

Professional recognition

Graduates may be eligible for membership of Chartered Secretaries Australia and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

How to enter this course

- Entry requirements and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English language requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.



At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.

How to apply

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.