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Bachelor of Business (B3A) new accelerated study mode

Accelerate your career, complete your degree in 2 years

Why study with us?

Bachelor of Business accelerated study mode

Duration: 2 years in accelerated mode or 3-7 years

Location: Launceston

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Our new accelerated teaching model exclusive to Launceston means you can complete your full Bachelor of Business (B3A) in just two years.

If you prefer to take more time to complete your degree, you can also choose from our range of flexible options and pick a study pattern to suit your lifestyle.

Why accelerated?

Complete your Bachelor of Business (B3A) in just two years of full-time study with our accelerated option.

This means you can focus on your studies and get a head start on entering the workforce.

Access all the benefits of our Bachelor of Business (B3A) like Corporate Internships, world-class teaching staff, and professional recognition, and get ahead of the game by completing your degree faster.

Need more flexibility?

If you prefer to study around work commitments, our new teaching model offers greater flexibility, so you can match your study load and pattern to suit your lifestyle.

You can choose to study part-time across all three study periods and have more time for work and life commitments, or you can choose to study in two out of three study periods each year and enjoy an extended break.

We have strong connections to the Launceston business community, and this course is designed to make you job-ready, with a strong focus on practical real-world learning like internships, industry guest speakers, and live case studies.

You’ll gain valuable work experience as part of your degree, giving you point of difference in the job-seeking market.

Study business in Launceston

The new accelerated study mode for the Bachelor of Business (B3A) is taught from a central CBD location in the heart of Launceston. The small and micro business community is growing rapidly bringing new opportunities to the region.* With Australia’s first gigabit NBN connection breaking down the barrier of distance businesses in Launceston can have global reach and stay locally-based.

Launceston is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene. In this very affordable city you’ll have a relaxed environment to focus on your studies and some of Tasmania’s most famous attractions on your doorstep when you need a break from the books.

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*Source: The Launceston lifestylepreneur movement: Connectivity facilitating the rise of entrepreneurialism in Launceston (PDF), Bernard Salt, 2017

What can I study?

In the Bachelor of Business (B3A) at Launceston you can major in Accounting, Management, or Marketing.

Accounting

Accountants are needed in every industry to give sound advice on the financial position of a business. We offer a globally-recognised qualification, accredited by the major professional accounting bodies, that can take you anywhere.

Management

All businesses, from large corporations to start-ups, need good managers to succeed. You’ll learn how to lead a modern business and manage people effectively in the workplace. This major is recognised by the Australian Institute of Management.

Marketing

Marketing is about finding creative solutions to communication problems. You’ll learn how to identify a target audience, develop strategies to reach them, and communicate effectively to drive action. This major is recognised by the Australian Marketing Institute.

How will I study?

Accelerated Study Periods

In the accelerated study mode you'll attend classes across three 12-week accelerated study periods a year instead of two 13-week semesters.

Semester 1
24 Feb – 31 May
Semester 2
15 Jul – 20 Oct
Accelerated Study Period 1
3 Feb – 2 May
Accelerated Study Period 2
25 May – 22 Aug
Accelerated Study Period 3
14 Sep – 12 Dec

All Bachelor of Business students at the Launceston campus will study in this pattern but only students seeking to complete in the two-year accelerated mode need to study full-time across all three accelerated study period (12 units per calendar year).

This model offers greater flexibility, so you can match your study load and pattern to suit your lifestyle. You can choose to study part-time across all three study periods and have more time for work and life commitments or you choose to study in two out of three study periods each year and enjoy an extended break.

Study Overseas

The Accelerated study periods one and three align perfectly with study periods in the Northern Hemisphere making them ideally matched for study overseas opportunities.

Learn more about studying overseas.

Graduate Stories

Hannah Richardson

Accountant and Bachelor of Business graduate

Hannah studied her Bachelor of Business and Economics part-time while working for Launceston accounting firm, Preece Martin.

Read Hannah's story
Hannah Richardson

Kelsey Thomas

Marketing Advisor and Bachelor of Business graduate

Kelsey benefited from our close connections to the Launceston business community.

She completed an internship while studying which led to a full-time job before graduation.

Read Kelsey's story
Kelsey Thomas

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