When you study management at the University of Newcastle you will develop a thorough understanding of the complexities of organisation structure and operations.

Bachelor of Business


Available at Newcastle campus (Callaghan), Central Coast campus (Ourimbah) and Singapore

When you study a Bachelor of Business at the University of Newcastle with a management major, you develop a comprehensive understanding of the complex structure and operations of organisations, while also developing strong planning and leadership skills.

You will learn to analyse the appropriateness of organisational structures, assess the adequacy of leadership for a particular situation, motivate employees and define changes needed to meet evolving environmental demands. The management major provides opportunities for you to:

  • develop knowledge and skills that let you become a professional capable of working in a global context
  • work closely with other students from a broad range of professional, industrial and national backgrounds
  • experience teaching that is delivered by internationally recognised and awarded academics and informed by top-tier research

The academic team leading the Bachelor of Business management major actively participate in a wide range of research projects.

The management major encompasses the study areas of organisational behaviour and organisational theory. Our management and organisational studies courses are designed in consultation with industry professionals and informed by leading researchers, ensuring graduates are well-equipped to meet emerging and global management challenges. This connection with industry professionals and informed researchers provides the opportunity for lecturers in organisational studies to sustain a problem-based teaching and learning environment.

First and second years

In the first year of your Bachelor of Business majoring in management you will study key concepts and principles of economics, accounting, management, decision making and law, as well as how this learning applies to business operations within a global environment.

Second year will see you continue to study general business topics including information and communication in business, marketing and business strategy as well as the following business topics in greater depth: human resource management, consumer behaviour, business venturing, organisational structures and design.

Third year

During the third year of the Bachelor of Business degree you will focus on combinations that most suit your interests and career plans. Study areas you can select from include: managing diversity, knowledge management, leadership and entrepreneurship and managing organisational change.