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Bachelor of Business (Management & Finance)


The Course Overview –  can be used to view the course structure and sequence in which subjects should be studied. All subjects named in the Course Overviews are core subjects and must be studied to satisfy the requirements of the particular award.

The first two trimesters of the Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance) represent the core subjects of their respective Diplomas, and provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to successfully attempt the higher level subjects in the remaining trimesters.

The subjects in shaded boxes must be studied in the order they are presented as they provide pre-requisite knowledge for other subjects. The remaining subjects (core and elective) have a recommended trimester, but may be studied in other available trimester slots to suit individual student preferences, provided pre-requisites have been completed.

Students may choose any elective subjects from the list following the Course Overview, provided the subject is offered in the trimester they wish to study it and they have met the relevant pre-requisites.

Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance) (CRICOS 070367M)
(incorporating Diploma of Management)

The Bachelor of Business (Management & Finance) offers a broad understanding of the concepts and practices of management and finance, combined with a sound knowledge of the functional areas of business. The program focuses on preparing managers for challenging roles in the global environment, with a particular focus on preparing students for management roles in the banking and finance, financial services and other business areas.

The course requires students to study a total of 24 subjects over 6 trimesters. It contains 17 core subjects and 7 electives allowing students more flexibility in tailoring their course to their specific area of interest for future career aspirations. The advanced level core subjects include 6 Business/Management and 4 specialist Finance subjects. Additional Accounting and Financial Accounting subjects contribute to the Finance elements of the course, while students also study a range of related business and management subjects designed to provide broad understanding of the management and finance challenges faced in business. The subjects covered include law, marketing, statistics, logistics and entrepreneurship.

Graduates of the Bachelor in Business (Management and Finance) may find entry level employment in Sales and/or Marketing Management, Business Consultancies, Real Estate Management or Banking among other career paths.

Graduates of the Bachelor in Business (Management and Finance) are eligible to apply for admission into a number of postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas. Graduates may also apply to study the Masters of Accounting or Masters of Professional Accounting with KOI.

The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Bachelor in Business (Management and Finance) study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 1, 2020

General admission criteria apply to the course.

Course Overview

First trimester

BUS100 Professional Communication Skills
(replaces BUS100 Business Study Skills & BUS106A Intro to Business A)
ECO100 Introduction to Economics
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing (Co-req BUS100)
MGT100 Introduction to Management
(replaces BUS106B Intro to Business B)

Second trimester

MGT200 Organisational Behaviour (BUS100, MGT100)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS105 Business Statistics

Subjects in the first and second trimester MUST be completed first unless an exemption has been granted.

Third trimester

MGT300 Logistics Management (BUS100, MGT100)
FIN200 Corporate Financial Management (ACC100)
ACC200 Introduction to Management Accounting (ACC100)

Fourth trimester

FIN203 Banking and Finance (ACC100, FIN200)
(replaces FIN202 Financial Institutions)
BUS300 Business Ethics and Sustainability (BUS100, MGT100)

Fifth trimester

FIN201 Investment Management (ACC100, FIN200)
BUS302 Entrepreneurship (BUS100, MGT100, BUS104)
Management Elective

Sixth trimester

BUS303 Business Project (Last trimester only)
MGT302 Strategic Management (BUS100, MGT100, MGT200 – 2nd last/last trimesters only)

Electives: Provided pre-requisites have been met, and the subject is offered in the trimester
– Students must choose a MINIMUM of one Management Elective from the list below
– Students may choose remaining electives from any Management, Accounting, Finance or Business Electives from the lists below.
(Pre-requisite shown in brackets)

Accounting Electives
ACC101 Intro to Financial Accounting (ACC100)
ACC201 Financial Accounting and Reporting (ACC100, ACC101)
ACC202 Management Accounting (ACC100, ACC200)
ACC203 Accounting Information Systems (ACC100, ACC101, ACC201)
ACC204 Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ACC100, ACC101, ACC201)
ACC301 Tax Law (BUS101, BUS200)

Business Electives
BUS200 Law of Business Organisations (BUS101)
BUS304 Consumer Behaviour (BUS104)

Management Electives
MGT301 Change Management ((BUS100, MGT100, MGT200)
MGT201 Cross Cultural Management (MGT100)
MGT202 The Learning Organisation (BUS100, MGT100, MGT200)
MGT203 Operations Management

Finance Electives
FIN204 Microfinance (ACC100, FIN200)

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