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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Development Studies / Bachelor of Business

The Bachelor of Development Studies provides opportunities to study the causes and consequences of unequal development and assess policy options for a more equitable and sustainable future. The Bachelor of Business explores all aspects of the contemporary business environment. The combined program builds on interdisciplinary understandings of uneven development and business practice and has a practical orientation, with students learning from case studies of uneven development and real business situations in Australia and internationally.

Students will pursue one of 4 interdisciplinary majors in the Bachelor of Development Studies:

  • Cultures and Citizenship
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Globalisation and Economic Development and
  • Urban and Regional Development

Students will also pursue a complementary Bachelor of Business major:

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Governance, Policy and Political Economy
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports Management
  • Tourism Management

The Development Studies component of this combined program is offered from the Newcastle - Callaghan campus. The Business component of this combined program is offered from the Newcastle - City location.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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