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What does a business need in order to thrive? How do you target your market, recruit the right people, develop new products and services, deliver efficiently, control cash flow? Studying Business Administration will give you the professional skillset needed to deal with challenges in the corporate world.

Potential Career Paths

Our Bachelor of Business Administration degree creates globally-focused, multi-skilled, career-ready hospitality leaders.

Business Owner | Business Consultant | Business Strategist | Business Development Manager | Business Analyst | Project Manager | Business and Workplace Advisor |


What Will You Learn?

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) aims to develop deep understanding across a range of hospitality and business disciplines to foster practical skills appropriate for a broad range of careers. Theory and practice are given equal emphasis to provide the knowledge and skills needed to start or manage a business.

The BBA offers you a range of options in terms of course structure. You can select one Minor and up to nine Electives if you wish, or even two Majors and no Electives, with a range of choice in between. Minors are formed by selecting three units from any other Major, and Electives can be individual units from any Major. BBA students also have greater online study options for those who need to fit study in between work and life.

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As part of the one-on-one tour you will view our state-of-the-art teaching facilities, learn about our unique Culinary arts and have the opportunity to talk directly to Le Cordon Bleu representatives.

You can book a campus tour either individually, as a small group, or for your whole school class.

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Program Details

  • Terms, Dates & How to Apply

    To apply for a Bachelor of Business Administration, applicants must complete the application process, which includes providing certified academic transcripts and other relevant documentation.

    Each trimester is delivered across 13 weeks with a mid-trimester break (Week 6) and holiday breaks are scheduled for a period of time of 1 to 6 weeks starting at the conclusion of each Study Period.

    For more detailed information on how to apply for this program please click here.

    Term Dates & Prices

    Select a date
    Aug 26, 2024
    Jan 28, 2025
    May 12, 2025
    Aug 25, 2025
  • Course Structure

    View Bachelor of Business Administration Course Rules

    *Indicative study plan

    YEAR 1:


    • Reasoning and Communication
    • Business Information Systems
    • Management and Organisational Behaviour
    • Design Thinking in Business
    • Business Data Analysis
    • Accounting Principles and Practice
    • Workplace Health and Safety
    • Introduction to Marketing
    • 1x Major/ Minor/ Elective Unit

    YEAR 2:


    • Business Law
    • Business Finance
    • 7x Major/ Minor / Elective Units

    YEAR 3:

    • Decision Making and Leadership
    • Strategic Management
    • 4x Major/ Minor / Elective Units


  • Who is the Program For

    Applicants who wish to forge a career in the modern business world are encouraged to consider this undergraduate degree. Applicants will become knowledgeable and employable graduates with highly transferable business skills learned through career-focused activities.

    Admission criteria:

    • Applications with higher education study:
      Applications with previous higher education study will be eligible for entry into Le Cordon Bleu’s vocational education training (VET) and/or higher education programs. Academic Credit will be assessed upon application and approved Academic Credit will be detailed in the Letter of Offer. Successful completion of an approved undergraduate degree will be required for entry into our postgraduate programs.
    • Applicants with VET study:
      Applications with recognised VET studies will be eligible for entry into Le Cordon Bleu’s VET and undergraduate programs. Academic Credit will be assessed upon application and approved Academic Credit will be detailed in the Letter of Offer.
    • Applicants with work and life experience:
      Applicants who are over 21 years of age at the time of application are entitled to consideration for entry as mature-age students. For entry into undergraduate and postgraduate programs applicants must have at least three years' work experience at a supervisory/management level as deemed relevant by the Executive Dean of Le Cordon Bleu Australia or nominee.
    • Applicants with secondary education:
      Applicants will be required to have successfully completed an Australian Year 11 (for VET programs) or Year 12 program (for undergraduate programs) or recognised foundation program. No ATAR is required. There is no expiry date on completion of these qualifications.
  • What Qualification will i gain?

    Successful graduates will gain a Bachelor of Business Administration. Selected major(s) will be included on the testamur/parchment.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods vary and include a combination of examinations, tests, essays, reflective journals, reports, projects, and other written assignments, oral presentations, classroom discussions and activities.

  • Academic Credit

    You can apply for Academic Credit, a process that recognises prior study, skills and knowledge. Graduates from recognised institutions providing evidence of their previous studies and industry experience can apply for this. If you would like to apply for this, please visit here for more information.

  • Campus Location

    This program is available at Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide, Le Cordon Bleu Sydney and Le Cordon Bleu Melbourne.

    The program at Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide is delivered in association with TAFE SA Regency International Centre for Hospitality, Leisure and Food Studies.

    The program at Le Cordon Bleu Sydney is delivered in association with TAFE NSW, Ryde Campus.

    The program at Le Cordon Bleu Melbourne is delivered in association with Holmesglen, Chadstone Campus.

  • Fee-help for australian students

    Eligible Australian citizens can access FEE-HELP for all or part of their tuition fees. Access to FEE-HELP is subject to confirmation by the Australian government. For more information on how to apply for FEE-HELP please click here.


  • christine-rentis-testimonial
    The Le Cordon Bleu business degree is industry-specific which is why I chose it, after looking at the subjects my parents felt the practicality of the subjects would really benefit my future career.
    Christine Rentis - Bachelor of Business (International Hotel Management)
  • iain-codona-testimonial
    As an alumni it’s really good to know you have these great connections all over the world, it’s a massive community. Everywhere you go you find these great people in the industry who are also from Le Cordon Bleu.
    Iain Codona - Bachelor of Business International Restaurant Management Alumnus
  • myles-carr-testimonial-IHM
    If someone had told me that eight years after graduating I would have worked in six or seven hotels, with each position different and better than the previous, I would never have believed them.
    Myles Carr - Bachelor of Business (International Hotel Management)
  • pankaj-kukreja-testimonial-IHM-IRM
    The practical side of the degree got me the job as a hospitality manager and the business theory helped me launch my online business.
    Pankaj Kukreja - Bachelor of International Hotel and Restaurant Management

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