International First Year Diploma Business (X1B)

Overview  2020

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Part time only
Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (extended)
The University of Tasmania International First Year Diploma – Business (UTAS IFYD-Bus) programme has been developed to meet the needs of students who are academically capable of undertaking undergraduate study at university but require extra Academic English language support in their first year. These students will also benefit from a targeted introduction to academic, cultural, social and practical aspects of study at the University of Tasmania which may differ from the diverse international backgrounds they come from.

1. To demonstrate a coherent understanding of a discipline’s first year undergraduate level through identifying, describing and explaining foundational theories, concepts, principles, models and processes.

2. To critically apply this understanding to routine and relevant problems and settings and to make subsequent interpretations and recommendations.

3. To demonstrate intellectual independence, impartiality and sound judgement within general academic and specific disciplinary ethical and legal frameworks.

4. To effectively communicate ideas and findings to specialist and non-specialist audiences in written and oral formats using appropriate conventions and logical development supported with evidence and research.

Course structure

The course structure is designed to allow students to complete the course in two semesters. Entry points occur at the beginning of Semester One (February), Semester Two (July) and the Spring Semester (late October). Semester dates align with the standard University of Tasmania semesters. Semesters consist of 13 weeks of study followed by a one week exam period.

Students wishing to continue in the Bachelor of Business should ensure they have completed the required introductory units outlined below to proceed with their chosen major.

Major

Introductory Level Units

Accounting

XPD108 - Financial Management

XPD107 - Accounting Context and Methods

Business Economics

XPD102 - Principles of Economics 1

XPD104 - Principles of Economics 2

Finance

XPD108 - Financial Management

XPD103 - Principles of Finance

Human Resource Management

XPD109 - Introduction to Management

XPD111 - Managing People at Work

Management

XPD109 - Introduction to Management

XPD111 - Managing People at Work

Marketing

XPD109 - Introduction to Management

XPD112 - Principles of Marketing

Tourism

XPD110 - Dynamics of Tourism

XPD111 - Managing People at Work OR

XPD112 - Principles of Marketing

Complete the following 6 units (75 credit points)

The purpose of this unit is to introduce you to foundational principles in the management of people in organisations. You will begin to build your skills and knowledge in teamwork, management and leadership, and develop an understanding of the relationship…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Principles of Economics 1 introduces the key concepts in economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics. It demonstrates how these concepts can be used to describe and explain the decisions of businesses and individuals and their reaction to world events, social and economic…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is intended to provide a background capacity in mathematics of finance and statistical description and analysis, appropriate for a business student. The focus of the unit is on the practical use of data in business and economic decision…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides the opportunity for you to acquire an understanding of business from an accounting perspective and to begin your development of a coherent body of knowledge in accounting and finance.You will develop skills in planning and decision making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Unravelling, and understanding, the links between the many different components of the systems that comprise tourism is the focus of this unit. The unit will introduce you to the global dimensions of tourism and help you to understand the scale…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of this unit is to develop your skills in reading, writing, listening to and speaking English at undergraduate university level with attention to academic vocabulary and common text types. You will read textbook sections and other material from…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select 2 units (25 credit points) from the following list

Finance is a discipline that deals with the sources and uses of money by individuals, businesses and governments. This unit provides an introductory examination of business finance. Emphasis is placed on the development of analytical tools that can help in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Taken together with Principles of Economics 1, Principles of Economics 2 provides you with a comprehensive introduction to macroeconomic theory and policy and forms a strong foundation if you are planning to continue your study of economics. The unit introduces…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a foundation unit for students intending to undertake an Accounting Major of the Bachelor of Business. This unit is compulsory for these students and is an important pre-requisite for second and third year units. Students will consider the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management in a business organization. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:The basis of finance concepts including…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an introduction to management concepts, functions and strategies. The unit outlines the key functions of management.The unit then explores the context surrounding management functioning, including an analysis of the broad environment in which organisations operate,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The principal aim of the unit is to provide an overview of the fields of Human Resources (HR), and Industrial Relations (IR) by providing the underpinning knowledge and developing an understanding of core theoretical principles and models of Human Resource…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Marketing is the practice of managing an organisation’s market offerings to create value-laden customer exchanges. Adopting a market orientation means organisations allow their marketing practices to be responsive to opportunities, and threats presented in the business environment. This responsiveness enables…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

All applicants must satisfy the requirements specified for admission.

Admissions to be determined by UP Education in conjunction with UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units they enrol in. In 2020, this fee is $46.20 per unit (of 12.5 credit points). In 2020, the maximum charge for full time students is $308.

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $25,500 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $25,500 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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