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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 129 BuSineSS anD ManageMenT gain job-ready skills with a vocational course At a vocational institute, you can study a certificate, diploma or advanced diploma in fields such as human resources, business administration, e-commerce, event management, marketing, accounting, business office management, retail operations, financial services and international business. Vocational courses provide practical training with job-ready skills. These courses are designed in conjunction with industry and professional bodies to meet the needs of the industry. You will gain real- life skills and experience. International students use vocational courses to enter business, as well as to further their existing careers through upskilling. You may also link an advanced diploma into a bachelor degree. Tailor your course at university Universities offer bachelor degrees, graduate certificates and diplomas, masters and doctoral degrees (coursework or research). At many universities, you can undertake a double degree which means you can combine business studies with another subject area such as law, education or engineering. This is at least one additional year of study. A double degree can give you the edge for your career prospects. The types of bachelor degrees in the business field include accounting, commerce, financial planning, marketing, hotel management, information systems, human resources, e-commerce, industrial relations, agribusiness, governance and public sector management, entrepreneurship, international business, hospitality, public relations, communications and retail management. In many courses, you can choose electives so you can tailor your subjects to meet your career goals. Postgraduate study to fast-track your career Many Australian universities have graduate schools of management where you can undertake a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other postgraduate program. Postgraduate programs help you fast-track your career through focused study. Courses include many of those listed under the university section plus environmental management, ecotourism, international marketing, property development, information management, strategic affairs, procurement, rural management, leadership and management, engineering management and health administration. » ‘At many universities, you can under take a double degree which means you can combine business studies with another subject area such as law, education or engineering.’ Top left: Australian institutions offer a wide range of business courses at different levels so you can choose a course that suits the stage of your career. Above: Through an Australian business course, you’ll gain a network of international business contacts. ‘Whether you’re beginning your career or upgrading your skills, an Australian business course will give you the edge.’
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