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Stott's College Bachelor of Business (Community Services Management)
Stott's College

Bachelor of Business (Community Services Management)

Melbourne, Australia

3 Years


Full time

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AUD 16,600 / per year *


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A rewarding career – professionally and financially – awaits you upon completion of your Bachelor of Business at Stott’s College.

The course is designed to give you a solid foundation in business disciplines, ensuring you can work in a number of roles across organizations or run your own business. The course is accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA), the skills assessing authority, and is a pathway course for both diploma and postgraduate courses in Australia accredited by ACWA.

Through both theoretical and practical examples, you will be taught the skills to be adaptable and proactive in the rapidly changing world of commerce. You will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the industry, with subject studies in a broad range of areas including Business, Human Resources, Information Systems, Law, and Marketing.

The Bachelor of Business is a fully accredited Australian higher education degree completed over a three-year period.

The Bachelor of Business (Community Services Management) will give students a broad understanding of the business practices in the community sector as well as the skills and knowledge to work in a management capacity in the sector.

Get set to take your pick of the many jobs on offer in the business world as you launch your career with a degree from Stott’s College.

Course Structure

To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business (Community Services Management), a student must acquire 24 units (360 credit points) as prescribed below:

14 core units, 8 major units, and 2 elective units.


Core 14 units:

  • ACC103 Accounting and Business Decisions 1
  • ACC302 Corporate Finance
  • BIS101 Business Information Systems
  • COM201 Business Communication
  • ECO101 Foundations of Economics
  • HRM101 Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • LAW101 Fundamentals of Law
  • LAW202 Company Law
  • MAN101 Introduction to Management
  • MAN204 Organisational Behaviour
  • MAN301 Strategic Management
  • MAN302 Preparation of the Business Plan
  • MRK101 Introduction to Marketing
  • MRK201 Marketing Mix

and a major stream of 8 units (120 credit points) and 2 elective units (90 Credit points)

  • CSM211 Manage the Quality of Direct Client Work
  • CSM212 Manage Cultural Diversity
  • CSM301 Manage Reflection & Professional Development Practices
  • CSM302 Provide Supervision & Debriefing to Staff
  • CSM303 Welfare Law and Ethics
  • CSM304 Community Services Management
  • WIL301 Work Integrated Learning (double load)

Course Outcomes

Students who have undertaken the Bachelor of Business (Community Services Management) can seek the Australian Community Workers’ Association (ACWA) full membership as a Welfare Centre Manager upon graduation.

Occupational titles for graduates with this qualification may include:

  • Welfare Centre Manager
  • Program Development Manager
  • Program Coordinator
  • Welfare Project Manager


International students must also demonstrate that they have English language ability equivalent to IELTS level 6.

Competency to IELTS 6 means that the student has documentary evidence of having completed an IELTS exam at an official IELTS testing centre or an equivalent recognised English language test, within the previous twelve months of the student’s proposed start date for the Bachelor of Business and that the student was given an overall score of 6 with no single band lower than 5.5.

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