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University of New England

Armidale , NSW ,Australia

Bachelor of Organisational Leadership

This course takes advantage of the strengths of a business-oriented degree while meeting the contemporary organizational leadership needs of the 21st Century. The course is geared toward individuals who are preparing themselves to be leaders of tomorrow whether in government, church, military, statutory, non-profit or commercial organizations. 

This course recognizes students' professional background by granting full credit for any previous studies, training and work experience, and thereby helping students take the step into tertiary education. The UNE Bachelor of Organisational Leadership brings together a highly structured, well-rounded program that concentrates on managerial issues ranging from leadership to organizational change, ethics and strategic planning. It also includes an advanced academic skills unit that helps students refine their writing and information literacy skills for tertiary study, as well as leadership units that are specially tailored to focus on social issues in a globalized world.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible interview call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional or Conditional Offer
10 Days
Visa process
30 Days

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

Job Opportunity Potential

The knowledge and skills developed from the Bachelor of Organisational Leadership will be relevant and transferable across many contexts. Our course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and attributes you’ll need to confidently take on high-level leadership roles including in: 

  • the military 
  • government 
  • statutory bodies 
  • non-profit and religious organizations 
  • commercial organizations. 

UNE excels at helping members of the Australian Defence Force advance their careers. Our Bachelor of Organisational Leadership is popular with ADF members in leadership roles at the Senior NCO/junior officer levels, as they look to transition into civilian life. 

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

This course may not be undertaken concurrently with, or upon successful completion of, UNE Bachelor of Training and Development.

A candidate shall submit a Statement of Service from their employer (on company letterhead) documenting relevant work experience*; and

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline* from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and at least three years' relevant work experience**; or
  • (b) hold an AQF Level 5 Diploma qualification in a relevant discipline* from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and at least four years' relevant work experience**; or
  • (c) have relevant professional development/training activities equivalent to 2400 hours (the applicant is required to provide either a letter from their employer confirming 2400 hours (Australian Defence Force applicants only) or a portfolio of evidence and a summary of face-to-face and private study hours) and at least five years' relevant work experience** which is deemed to be equivalent to Admission Rule (a) or (b).

*Relevant discipline will include business, the management, or any other discipline approved by the course coordinator.
**Relevant work experience refers to a position of responsibility in any organizational or industry context.