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
Semester 1, Semester 2, 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.
  • 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.

    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 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
    HobartIPC Semester 1
    HobartIPC Semester 2
    HobartIPC Semester 3

    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…

    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

    Entry requirements

    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

    Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

    Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

    You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

    The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    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): $26,393 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $26,393 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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