Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

CRICOS Course Code: 072491B

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing) aims to produce graduates who have a thorough knowledge of business and marketing principles and practices.

In the first year, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of current business trends and practices. In the second and third year, students will develop their knowledge base to include vital marketing practices applicable to Australian and international contexts.

Students will study marketing theories and models, learn how to analyse marketing opportunities, and how to develop a strategic marketing plan that will lead to meeting the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Upon graduation, graduates will have gained the skills and knowledge to identify marketing opportunities, generate new ideas, undertake market research and analysis, and confidently apply their knowledge and skills in marketing positions within domestic or internationally focused businesses.

The estimated annual enrolment into the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is 100 students.


On successful completion of the course, students are awarded the Bachelor of Business (Marketing). The course meets the Australian Qualifications Framework specifications for a Level 7 bachelor degree.

Advanced Standing

Students may be able to shorten the length of the course through qualifications obtained from other formal studies or work experience. AQF Qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other education providers are recognised by Cambridge International College. Students who wish to apply for Advanced Standing should contact the College for information on eligibility.

Professional & Community Engagement

Business professionals will be invited as guest speakers to speak at various lectures. Guest speakers add value in the practical aspect of the course work which is particularly important. These speakers will also assist students understand future management responsibilities.

Industry Relevant Material

The applied components of the course incorporate material that is specifically relevant for the business management industry. In the laboratories, students gain experience with business planning, analysis and statistical packages; they also gain experience with other computer packages such as MS Excel. The course will emphasise a creative and innovative approach to Business education as the key to competitiveness in a dynamic and global economy.

Lifelong Learning

Students gain key skills and significant experience in collaborative learning, and gain theoretical knowledge in the underpinnings of business. They also gain key skills in research, using both online and library materials. All of these factors will help graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) to be lifelong learners.

Mode of Delivery

The course is offered on a full-time basis. Delivery of the course is on-campus. Units are delivered in a lecture and tutorial format.

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is a three year course, delivered over twelve six-week terms (the equivalent of six semesters) on a full-time basis. There are five intakes per year, in January, March, May, August and October.

To meet the requirements for graduation, all students must complete 24 units.

First YearSecond YearThird YearElectives

Six core units:

BBMM101 Introduction to Management
BBMK201 Marketing Principles
BBAC101 Accounting Principles OR BBAC100 Finance Fundamentals
BBAC201 Business Statistics
BBAC202 Economic Principles
BBAL201 Business Law

Five core units:

BBMK302 Market Research
BBMK402 Consumer Behaviour
BBMK303 Digital Marketing and Social Media
BBMM305 Business, Society & Ethics

Five core units:

BBMK501 Market Strategy & Planning
BBMK605 Advertising
BBMK504 Brand Management
BBMK502 International Marketing
BBMK601 Services Marketing
BBAC100 Finance Fundamentals
BBAC101 Accounting Principles
BBAC301 Financial Accounting Practice
BBAC302 Information Technology for Accountants
BBAC401 Corporate Accounting
BBAC501 Management Accounting
BBAC502 Financial Accounting Theory
BBAC601 Auditing & Assurance
BBAC602 Business & Corporate Finance
BBAL401 Company Law
BBAL501 Taxation Law
BBMM104 Business Communications
BBMM301 Management & Organisational Behaviour
BBMM302 Human Resource Management Principles
BBMM303 Organisational Structure & Design
BBMM503 Leadership Development
BBMM506 Strategic Management
BBMM507 International Business Management
BBMM602 Corporate Sustainability Management
BBMM603 Organisational Change & Development
BBMM605 Entrepreneurship


First year – two elective units comprising:

  • two x 100 or 200 coded electives, and
  • two x 100, 200, 300 coded electives.

Second year – three elective units comprising:

  • two x 100, 200, 300 or 400 coded electives, and
  • one x 300 or 400 coded elective.

Third year – three elective units comprising of:

  • three x 500 or 600 coded electives.


The types of assessment permitted at CIC may include the following:

  • Closed or open-book examinations
  • Written essays, case studies or business reports/proposals or projects
  • Oral presentations or oral examinations
  • Multiple choice or true/false tests, quizzes or examinations
  • Peer assessment & group based work
  • Industry based assessments.

Other types of assessment may be allowed at CIC following approval by the Deputy Dean.

Please refer to our Assessment Policy for further information.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) students will have gained the skills and knowledge to work in a marketing and/or business orientated role within internationally or domestically focused organisations.

Opportunities for Further Study

Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) can apply to study a number of postgraduate qualifications in Australia and abroad.

Graduate Attributes

Discipline Knowledge and Skills
Workplace Skills and Values
Communication Proficiency
Information Literacy and Analysis and Problem-solving Skills

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Key Facts


Bachelor of Business (Marketing)



CRICOS Course Duration

156 Weeks

Entry Requirements

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Academic – completion of year 12 or equivalent (minimum ATAR of 50 or equivalent)

English – IELTS (Academic 6.0 or equivalent)

Admissions Information Set

2018 Orientation & Timetabling Dates

8* to 12 January

19* to 23 March

28* May to 1 June

13* to 17 August

22* to 26 October

*Orientation Day.

2018 Term/Class Start Dates

15 January

26 March

4 June

20 August

29 October

Course Delivery Weeks

12 x 6-week Terms


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Accreditation Status

Accredited, renewal date 01/11/2019



Melbourne campus

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