Bachelor of Applied Management

Federation University Australia

Learn the essential skills to operate a business in today's challenging environment. The Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) developed by Federation Business School incorporates the Diploma and Advanced Diploma before allowing students to undertake a third undergraduate year. Developed to meet the needs of today's challenging business environment, the BAM will prepare students with the necessary skills, knowledge and attributes to undertake a wide variety of professional positions across a broad range of industries. From the outset, the program is hands-on and practical. Throughout the program, students will be able to consolidate their knowledge in the workplace whilst undertaking practical assessments including written reports, assignments, group projects, case studies, presentations and formal examinations.

Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements (non year 12) Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline; an advanced diploma or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline; and significant industry experience in the relevant professional area. Conditions apply, please contact the University for further information. Program entry requirements take into account the wide range of backgrounds and experiences of applicants.


To fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor of Applied Management students will need to successfully complete 360 credit points. Credit can be granted for up to 240 credit points based on previous studies and documented workplace experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting for managers; Applied principles for responsible business practices; Applied workplace practice; Entrepreneurship; International business management; Marketing for managers; Project management; Strategic human resource management

Study Pathways:

Upon completion of this course students may be able to pursue postgraduate studies in management or business administration.

Further information:

Applied Degree Workplace Experience portfolio In addition to completing and submitting the online application, applicants are required to lodge a Workplace Experience Portfolio and refer to the Applied Degree Entrance Requirements on the FedUni Additional application requirements webpage.


Professional recognition from a variety of industry associations and bodies, representing a variety of industry specialisations, may be available to graduates of this degree.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Related Careers:

Management Consultant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Online 3 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

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Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

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