International First Year Diploma Business (X1B)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Year, 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 Year, 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.

Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
IPC Semester 1, IPC Semester 2, IPC Semester 3
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 Identify and explain foundational theories, concepts, principles, models and processes relating to the chosen discipline
  • 2 Make interpretations and recommendations relating to critical analysis of discipline specific problems and settings
  • 3 Analyse information and ideas in general academic and specific disciplinary contexts.
  • 4 Communicate ideas and findings to a range of audiences using appropriate conventions and logical development supported with evidence and research.
  • Course structure

    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 Accountability and Management

    XPD1xx - Applied Accounting Systems

    Business Analytics

    XPD124 - Programming Fundamentals

    XPD125 - Introduction to Data Science

    Business Economics

    XPD1xx - Introduction to Behavioural Economics

    XPD104 - Economic Policy in Action

    Finance

    XPD108 - Financial Accountability and Management

    XPD103 - Fundamentals of Financial Markets and Institutions

    Managing People and Organisations

    XPD109 - Introduction to Management

    XPD111 - Foundations of Human Resource Management

    Marketing

    XPD109 - Introduction to Management

    XPD112 - Principles of Marketing

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

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

    Introduction to Markets and the Economy 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…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

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

    Select 3 units (37.5 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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

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

    Taken together with XPD102 Principles of Economics 1, XPD104 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 a wide…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    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…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

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

    This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem-solving, and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how they…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

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

    This unit will explain the relationship between data, information and knowledge and introduce a number of different methods/tools for managing, storing, securing, modelling, visualizing and analyzing. This unit will provide and understanding of how data can be manipulated to meet…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

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

    Entry requirements

    N/A

     

    English Language Requirements:

    Students must meet the existing stated academic entry requirements set by UTAS Admissions and have an IELTS of 5.5 (with no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.

    Academic entry requirements:

    Entry to the UTAS International First Year Diploma programme requires completion of high school and an overall grade equivalent to ATAR 50 (Business and Science) 

    On successful completion of the Diploma program and achieving the required GPA for entry students will be eligible for entry into the second year of the relevant UTAS Bachelor Degree.

    Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    This is a full-fee course, which means you’ll need to pay the full amount for your studies. Commonwealth Supported Places are not available in this course. However, there are still support options available for eligible students to help you manage the cost of studying this course.

    You may be able to fund all or part of your tuition fees by accessing a FEE-HELP loan from the Australian Government. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists domestic full-fee students to pay for University, which is repaid through the Australian Tax System once you earn above a repayment threshold. This means you’ll only have to start repaying the loan once you start earning above a specific amount

    Our scholarships and prizes program also offers more than 400 scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    2023 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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