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Study mode

Online; On campus
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Campus locations

Albury-Wodonga, CSU Study Centre Melbourne, Bathurst
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Duration

3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Admission information

6500
keyboard_arrow_rightEntry requirements

CSU has a variety of pathways and admissions requirements for study. Details of the types of 'bonus points' and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants are set out in the CSU institutional admissions information and CSU's general admissions policy.

You can also view details about the applicants who commenced this course last year in the ATAR profile and See the student profile.

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Session availability

Session 1; Session 2; Session 3 201730; 201760; 201790

Please note: all sessions may not be available at all locations or through all study modes. Please check the Course offerings section for more information.

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International students

Study mode

Online; On campus

Campus locations

Albury-Wodonga, CSU Study Centre Sydney, CSU Study Centre Melbourne, Bathurst
  • This course is not available to international students.

Course highlights

CSU's business marketing course focuses on the integrated processes used to launch products and services, develop and maintain a brand's image, and formulate marketing and communication strategies to build strong customer relationships and create value for customers, stakeholders and businesses.

Earn a higher salary when you graduate

A recent study by the Australian Financial Review found CSU graduates had the highest median salaries in Australia ($60,600) within four months of graduating, compared with graduates of other universities.

Expand your career options

Broaden your career prospects by specialising in a second study area in your degree. You can choose from a range of business and non-business areas including advertising, communication and digital media, international business and culture, management, psychology, sociology, organisational communication and public relations, and cultural heritage management. With more than 20 joint study options on offer, you can tailor your business degree to suit your career goals.

Study at your own pace

CSU offers maximum flexibility, allowing you to fast-track and pick up extra subjects or go slowly when you need to. Our business marketing course is also available online, making it ideal if you are working or need your study to fit in with family responsibilities or other commitments. CSU also offers a wide range of academic help and support services to help you succeed in your studies so you're never alone, even when you're studying at home.

Learn from the best in the business

CSU's School of Management and Marketing is a multi-campus school located at Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst and Wagga Wagga campuses. The School also has a thriving online community. Our academics have extensive business, practical workplace and research experience that informs their teaching. Our staff place a strong focus on quality work-integrated learning and teaching, which means you will graduate highly skilled and knowledgeable, insightful, reflective, ethical and work-ready.

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CSU is one of a few universities to have work placements embedded in its business courses. A total of 225 hours of work placement incorporated in your course will make you a confident and job-ready graduate. The end result is that graduates are more likely to secure better employment outcomes with higher salaries.

Residential schools are a great way to practise what you are learning in a hands-on environment, and to meet your lecturers and classmates.

Some online courses include a residential school, where you will attend a CSU campus during certain sessions throughout your course.

Depending on joint studies selected, online students may be required to attend residential schools on campus for the following subjects:

PKM363 Shoreline Recreation Management
AGR220 Extension
PKM397 Heritage Site Management
PKM398 Cultural Heritage Policies and Planning
PKM266 Culture and Heritage

From the early stages of your degree, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. You could take a session or two on exchange at one of CSU’s partner institutions across the world, go on a study tour during the holidays, or complete some of your practical placements in an unique location.

Are you after a unique CSU study experience? By participating in a CSU Global international study program you can gain a new perspective on where your degree can take you, and even complete your degree that little bit faster. CSU Global has many options available to fit with your course, interests and study needs.

Infographic - The average starting salary for a CSU Business graduate is $62,000

Career opportunities

CSU's Bachelor of Business (Marketing) prepares you for the needs of industry and commerce, particularly in the areas of branding, international marketing, marketing research, marketing communications and strategic marketing. As a graduate, you will be ready to embark on a broad range of high-demand marketing careers in Australia or overseas.

Management

Take your skills to the top as a brand manager, product manager, customer relationship manager, national or international sales and marketing manager, or business development manager.

Digital and social media

Step into the ever-evolving and exciting world of digital and social media marketing as a social media campaigns manager, digital marketing manager or communications strategist.

Consultancy and coordination

Looking for an always on-the-go career? You might like to explore roles such as marketing consultant, marketing and events coordinator, or social marketer.

If you are already working in the business or marketing industry, this course may open up opportunities for career advancement or promotion.

CSU's Bachelor of Business (Marketing) prepares you for the needs of industry and commerce, particularly in the areas of branding, international marketing, marketing research, marketing communications and strategic marketing. As a graduate, you will be ready to embark on a broad range of high-demand marketing careers in Australia or overseas.

Management

Take your skills to the top as a brand manager, product manager, customer relationship manager, national or international sales and marketing manager, or business development manager.

Digital and social media

Step into the ever-evolving and exciting world of digital and social media marketing as a social media campaigns manager, digital marketing manager or communications strategist.

Consultancy and coordination

Looking for an always on-the-go career? You might like to explore roles such as marketing consultant, marketing and events coordinator, or social marketer.

If you are already working in the business or marketing industry, this course may open up opportunities for career advancement or promotion.

Credit and pathways

Getting into uni isn’t just about your ATAR; we understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

We understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.

Applicants who have successfully completed a relevant Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma at TAFE may be eligible for credit of up to four subjects (Certificate IV), up to eight subjects (Diploma) or up to 12 subjects (Advanced Diploma) into this course. Credit for prior learning or study at other higher education institutions will be assessed as part of the application process and will be granted to eligible applicants.

Check your eligibility for credit

Course offerings

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is only available to study on campus.

The Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is only available to study online.

You can study the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) online or on campus.

Check your session and application dates open_in_new

Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
VTACOn campusCSU Study Centre MelbourneCGSYNN1300313741
DirectOnlineBathurstFPOSYYNJBAM
VTACOn campusCSU Study Centre MelbourneFPOSYNN1300313743
DirectOn campusCSU Study Centre Sydney
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
FPOSYYYNO TAC
DirectOn campusBathurstCGSYYNKBP
DirectOn campusAlbury-WodongaCGSYYNKBO
UACOn campusBathurstCGSYYN212207
UACOn campusAlbury-WodongaCGSYYN212201
VTACOn campusAlbury-WodongaCGSYNN1300113741
DirectOn campusBathurstFPOSYYNIBAM
DirectOnlineBathurstCGSYYNEBAM
DirectOn campusCSU Study Centre MelbourneCGSYYYPBMK
DirectOn campusAlbury-WodongaFPOSYYNIBBC

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CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

Check your session and application dates open_in_new

Campus locations listed for online students are purely for administrative purposes and have no relevance to the student experience.

Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
VTACOn campusCSU Study Centre MelbourneCGSYNN1300313741
DirectOnlineBathurstFPOSYYNJBAM
VTACOn campusCSU Study Centre MelbourneFPOSYNN1300313743
DirectOn campusCSU Study Centre Sydney
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
FPOSYYYNO TAC
DirectOn campusBathurstCGSYYNKBP
DirectOn campusAlbury-WodongaCGSYYNKBO
UACOn campusBathurstCGSYYN212207
UACOn campusAlbury-WodongaCGSYYN212201
VTACOn campusAlbury-WodongaCGSYNN1300113741
DirectOn campusBathurstFPOSYYNIBAM
DirectOnlineBathurstCGSYYNEBAM
DirectOn campusCSU Study Centre MelbourneCGSYYYPBMK
DirectOn campusAlbury-WodongaFPOSYYNIBBC

LEGEND
CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

Coryn Johnson – Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

“I chose CSU because it had a good reputation for business degrees. I was a mature student and the first of my immediate family to attend university which meant a lot of pride for my family and myself.”

Coryn Johnson – Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

Subjects

For each 8 point subject you are enrolled in, you should expect to spend 10 to 12 hours per week working on assignments and assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, and attending lectures, residential schools, or examinations.

If you are studying four subjects per session, this is equivalent to a full-time job. The workload for some subjects may vary as a result of approved course design.

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The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

Core

All of the following
BUS110 Workplace Learning 1
BUS220 Workplace Learning 2
BUS370 Workplace Learning 3
QBM120 Business Statistics
MGT100 Organisations & Management
MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability & Culture
MKT110 Marketing & Society
MKT220 Consumer Behaviour
MKT230 Market Research
MKT260 International Marketing
MKT340 Strategic Marketing Management (Capstone Subject)

Restricted Electives

plus at least three (3) Restricted Electives (Group  A) from:
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT350 Product Innovation Management

plus at least two (2) Restricted Electives (Group B)  from:
ACC100 Accounting 1
ECO130 Business Economics
ITC105 Communications & Information Management
LAW110 Business Law

Unrestricted electives

Students must choose eight (8) unrestricted electives either by:

Completing a joint study in another discipline area which will be included on the testamur, and adding the number of unrestricted electives needed to bring the total number of subjects to 24; or by:

Selecting eight (8) unrestricted electives. An unrestricted elective is any undergraduate subject offered by Charles Sturt University provided prerequisites and enrolment restrictions have been met.

Note that at least 3 unrestricted electives must be Business or Business related subjects.

Students must ensure that there are no more than twelve (12) level one subjects in their degree. Students must also ensure that they complete a minimum of five (5) level three subjects in their degree. The level of a subject is designated by the first digit in the subject code; e.g., MGT100 is a level one subject


JOINT STUDIES

A joint study is a prescribed set of subjects taken from a discipline other than the chosen specialisation. Students are then able to use the title of the joint study in conjunction with the specialisation (e.g., Bachelor of Business (Management/Finance).

For a Joint Study either from within the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences or from another Faculty, students must take an established sequence or set of five subjects. Established sequences are determined by Faculty Board. Students must ensure that they take the necessary prerequisites.

If a Joint Study is chosen from those offered within the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences it must be in an area other than that of the specialisation studied. No more than two subjects can be counted towards a Joint Study if they have already been undertaken as part of a specialisation. A student cannot claim more than one Joint Study.

Students enrolled through the CSU Study Centres may only choose the Accounting, Management or Marketing joint studies.

Accounting joint study

ACC100 Accounting 1
ACC110 Accounting 2*

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
ACC200 Accounting Systems
ACC210 Management Accounting
ACC222 External Reporting
ACC311 Strategic and Sustainable Accounting
ACC322 Company Accounting
*Students studying the Bachelor of Business (Banking) or Bachelor of Business (Finance) must select an additional subject in place of ACC110.

Banking joint study

FIN211 Financial Management
FIN230 Financial Institutions and Markets
FIN310 Commercial Banking & Finance
FIN320 Financial Institutions Lending
LAW330 Finance Law

Economics joint study

Five subjects from the list below,  one of which must be at level 3:
ECO130 Business Economics
ECO210 Labour Economics
ECO215 Managerial Economics for Business Strategy
ECO220 Macroeconomic Analysis
ECO320 International Economics
ECO356 Environmental Economics
AGB110 Agricultural Economics (From Faculty of Science)

Finance joint study

FIN211 Financial Management
FIN221 Investments
FIN230 Financial Institutions & Markets

PLUS two subjects from the list below:
FIN331 Financial Planning
FIN340 International Finance
FIN350 Strategic Financial Management
FIN360 Treasury Risk Management
FIN370 Funds Management

Financial Planning joint study

FIN211 Financial Management*
FIN221 Investments
FIN331 Financial Planning
FIN380 Superannuation
LAW301 Taxation Law (Principles)
*Students studying the Bachelor of Business (Finance) or Bachelor of Business (Banking) should substitute LAW302 Taxation Law (Issues) for FIN211 Financial Management

Human Resource Management joint study

HRM210 Human Resource Management
HRM330 Strategic Human Resource Management

PLUS three subjects from the list below:
ECO210 Labour Economics
HRM310 Developing Human Resources
HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management
INR310 Comparative Industrial Regulations
LAW370 Law of Employment
MGT210 Organisational Behaviour*
MGT340 International Business Management
*Students studying the Bachelor of Business (Management) must choose an additional elective in place of MGT210

Industrial Relations joint study

LAW110 Business Law
INR210 Industrial Relations in Australia

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
LAW240 Industrial Law
INR310 Comparative Industrial Relations
ECO210 Labour Economics
HRM210 Human Resource Management
LAW260 Administrative Law
LAW370 Law of Employment
MGT320 Managing Change

Information Systems joint study

ITC114 Database Management Systems
ITC211 Systems Analysis

PLUS three subjects from the list below, one of which must be at level 3 and only one may be at level 1:
ITC105 Communication and Information Management
ITC106 Programming Principles
ITC161 Computer Systems
ITC204 Human Computer Interaction
ITC206 Programming in Java 1
ITC240 IT Infrastructure Management
ITC212 Internet Technologies
ITC218 IT Project Management
ITC331 Ethics and Professional Practice

International Business & Culture joint study

MGT250 Asia-Pacific Business
MGT340 International Management

PLUS three subjects from the list below:
ECO320 International Economics
FIN340 International Finance
INR310 Comparative Industrial Relations
MKT260 International Marketing
BUS201 International Project
POL111 International Relations (From Faculty of Arts & Education).

Legal Studies joint study

LAW110 Business Law

PLUS four subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
LAW200 Commercial Activities: Law & Policy
LAW220 Business Organisations Law
LAW240 Industrial Law
LAW260 Administrative Law
LAW301 Taxation Law (Principles)
LAW302 Taxation Law (Issues)
LAW330 Finance Law
LAW370 Law of Employment

Management joint study

MGT330 Business Strategy

PLUS four subjects from the list below:
MGT210 Organisational Behaviour
MGT245 Managing Yourself & Others
MGT290 Project Management
MGT310 Operations Management
MGT320 Managing Change
MGT340 International Management
MGT367 Leadership Issues

Marketing, Communication & Digital Media joint study

COM112 Digital Media
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 2:
MKT110 Marketing & Society*
COM116 What is Public Relations?
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production
COM222 Public Relations Tactics
COM219 Media, Communication & Globalisation
JRN101 Newsgathering and Writing
ADV206 Channel Planning
*Students studying the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) should replace MKT110 with another level 1 subject from the above list.

Online Business Technologies joint study

ITC212 Internet Technologies

PLUS four subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
ITC114 Database Management Systems
ITC106 Programming Principles
ITC105 Communication and Information Management
MGT220 eCommerce
ITC331 Ethics and Professional Practice
ITC314 Virtualisation Technologies

From outside the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences

Advertising joint study (choose 40 points from)


ADV104 Understanding Advertising
ADV205 Advertising Creative
ADV206 Principles of Channel Planning
ADV317 Advertising Strategy and Planning (16 points)
ADV105 The Advertising Business

Agribusiness joint study

AGB165 Agribusiness Systems
AHT231 Agricultural Finance & Business Management

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
AGB110 Agricultural Economics
AGB351 Commodity Trade and Pricing*
AGB310 Agricultural Marketing
AGR220 Extension
*AGB110 is assumed knowledge.

Cultural Heritage Management joint study

ENM163 Natural Resource Management
PKM260 Interpretive Planning
PKM266 Culture and Heritage

PLUS either
PKM397 Heritage Site Management (16 points)
or
PKM398 Cultural Heritage Policy & Planning (16 points)

Ecotourism joint study

REC200 Principles of Ecotourism

PLUS four subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
PKM208 An Introduction to Outdoor Recreation and Adventure
PKM230 Social Psychology of Risk in Outdoor Recreation
PKM260 Interpretive Planning
PKM266 Culture and Heritage
PKM364 Outdoor Recreation Design
PKM363 Shoreline Recreation Management
PKM302 Philosophy of Outdoor Recreation
REC167 Recreation Leadership & Communication
REC205 Open Space Planning
REC302 Interpretive Guiding Management in Ecotourism

Leisure and Health joint study

Five subjects from the list below, one of which must be at level 3:
LES101 Introduction to Leisure and Health
LES102 Leisure Programming with Diverse Populations
LES110 Foundations of Leisure Activity
LES202 Community Leisure & Health Issues
LES301 Health Policy and Program Development
LES302 Leisure and Social Relations

Organisational Communication and Public Relations joint study

COM116 What is Public Relations?

PLUS four subjects from the list below, at least one of which must be at level 3:
COM124 Communication in Context
COM232 Public Relations Strategy
COM222 Public Relations Tactics
COM223 Communication Management
COM236 Making it Happen: Event Management
COM224 Communication Research Strategies
COM313 Crisis and Issues Management
COM322 Going Glocal: Regional and Global Public Relations

Psychology joint study

PSY101 Foundations of Psychology 1
PSY102 Foundations of Psychology 2

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
PSY201 Research Methods in Psychology
PSY203 Social Psychology
PSY204 Psychological Testing
PSY305 Psychology of Personality
PSY307 Cognition
Note: Students who have completed QBM117 Business Statistics or QBM120 Business Data Analysis and MKT230 Marketing Research should not complete PSY201 Research Methods in Psychology but should select an alternative subject from the list above.

Sociology joint study

SOC101 Introductory Sociology
SOC102 Social Inequality
PLUS three SOC coded subjects, at least one at Level 2 and one at Level 3.

Full time suggested study sequence

If commencing at the start of a calendar year

Session 1


MGT100 Organisations & Management
MKT110 Marketing & Society
2 x Restricted Elective (Group B) subjects from:
ACC100 Accounting 1
ECO130 Business Economics
ITC105 Communication & Information Management
LAW110 Business Law

Session 2

BUS110 Workplace Learning 1
MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability & Culture
QBM120 Business Data Analysis
1 x Unrestricted Elective

Session 3

BUS220 Workplace Learning 2
MKT230 Market Research
2 x Unrestricted Electives

Session 4

MKT220 Buyer Behaviour
MKT260 International Marketing
1 x Restricted Elective (Group A) subjects from:
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT350 Product Innovation Management
1 x Unrestricted Elective

Session 5

2 x Unrestricted Electives
2 x Restricted Elective (Group A) subjects from:
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT350 Product Innovation Management

Session 6

BUS370 Workplace Learning 3
MKT340 Strategic Marketing Management
2 x Unrestricted Electives

Part time suggested study sequence

If commencing at the start of a calendar year


Session 1

MGT100 Organisations & Management
MKT110 Marketing & Society

Session 2

BUS110 Workplace Learning 1
QBM120 Business Data Analysis

Session 3

2 x Restricted Elective (Group B) subjects from:
ACC100 Accounting 1
ECO130 Business Economics
ITC105 Communication & Information Management
LAW110 Business Law

Session 4

MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability & Culture
MKT220 Consumer Behaviour

Session 5

BUS220 Workplace Learning 2
MKT230 Market Research

Session 6

MKT260 International Marketing
1 x Unrestricted Elective

Session 7

1 x Unrestricted Elective
1 x Restricted Elective (Group A) subject from:
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT350 Product Innovation Management

Session 8

1 x Unrestricted Elective
1 x Restricted Elective (Group A) subject from:
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT350 Product Innovation Management

Session 9

1 x Unrestricted Elective
1 x Restricted Elective (Group A) subject from:
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT350 Product Innovation Management

Session 10

BUS370 Workplace Learning 3
1 x Unrestricted Elective

Session 11

2 x Unrestricted Electives

Session 12

MKT340 Strategic Marketing Management
1 x Unrestricted Elective

Graduation requirements

As a CSU student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.

To graduate, students must complete 192 points at pass level or better.

Fees and costs

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident find out more about domestic fees. Eligible students can defer these fees through the HECS-HELP government student loan system.

If you are an international student, find out more about international fees.

Additional course-related expenses you may need to consider.

  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
  • Textbooks (you may be able to purchase these second-hand).
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for any workplace learning, field trips or residential schools.
  • Uniforms (e.g. shirts, polo tops, scrubs or overalls).

Tax deductions: in some instances you may be able to claim a tax deduction for self-education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice to find out if you qualify.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about domestic fees.

Eligible students can defer these fees through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government student loan system.

Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

If you are not an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about international fees.

Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

In some instances a tax deduction may be claimed for self-education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice.

Already studied with CSU? Our 10 per cent Alumni discount applies to this course.

Online students receive one free textbook per subject.

Support

Finishing high school this year? Taking a few years off to find out what you really want to do in life? Need to attend classes from anywhere in the world?

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When it comes to postgraduate study, we understand that having the right kind of support is key to your success. You’ll enjoy flexible learning that allows you to fit study into your life, at a time that suits you. Our team are only a phone call or email away and you can even use our online chat for any questions you may have. We can also help you connect with scholarships, grants, loans, and assistance that can make further study affordable. At CSU, we’re with you every step of the way.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. There are scholarships based on academic performance or your personal circumstances. Other scholarships and grants cover specific costs like accommodation and textbooks, and some offer funds that you can use in any way to enhance your university experience. Find a scholarship to suit your needs and apply now.

Indigenous students can access the Indigenous Academic Success Program (IASP). This free program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at CSU. It gives you one-on-one access to tutors to help you with your assessments and prepare you for exams.

International students

Gain an internationally recognised qualification with CSU at one of our vibrant regional campuses, or study online from the comfort of your own home - anywhere in the world!

You can also study accounting, business and information technology courses at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.

Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.

Please note: if you choose to study online with CSU, the course study mode will not meet necessary requirements for granting Australian student visas.

There are minimum Academic and English Language requirements for admission to CSU courses. These requirements ensure that our students have the best chance for success. Minimum requirements can vary from country to country, so please take some time to review our entry requirements  before starting your application. If you cannot find the requirements for your country please contact us.

At CSU, we understand that you are making a financial investment in your future and we want to make sure that you receive the best value for money for your education. That’s why our students enjoy more affordable course tuition fees than other Australian universities, while still receiving a high standard of education.

Tuition fees are set for the duration of your course and don’t go up each year.

CSU Alumni receive a discount on fee-paying postgraduate courses – so if you study your bachelor’s degree with us, and decide to continue your studies at CSU, you could save 10 per cent off your postgraduate tuition.

Please note: whether you study on campus or online, textbooks and other items that you may be required to purchase during your study are not included in the tuition fees.

More information on tuition and other fees.

More information on fees for on-campus study in Australia.

Aside from course tuition fees, all students who choose to study on campus incur other fees such as accommodation, Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other living expenses.

If you choose to study online, some subjects may require you to attend compulsory residential schools in Australia. Residential schools are held on campus in Australia for up to five days during certain sessions.

Please check the residential schools tab in the Course highlights section above (or your offer of admission if your application is successful) for more information on which subjects may have a residential school component.

Online courses for international students do not meet the requirement for an Australian Student Visa, therefore you will need to check that you can obtain an appropriate visa for any residential school session. For more information about visas, visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. More information about residential schools can be found on our Future Students Hub.

CSU campuses offer a uniquely Australian living experience. Most of our campuses have accommodation on-site with many of the buildings nestled among gum trees with native wildlife like kangaroos and kookaburras sharing the space. Off-campus accommodation options can also be arranged.

Few universities in Australia can match the range of accommodation available at CSU’s campuses. Campus life offers all the facilities of a small village with community spirit, helping you to meet lots of new friends while living in a safe and secure environment.

Find out more about CSU’s accommodation options.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, our international support services can make all the difference. From managing visa requirements to study support, and career advice, we’ve got you covered and our friendly staff will help make your university experience one you will never forget.

At CSU, we work with trained international recruitment agents in more than 40 countries to help you find the course and study option that is right for you. Our agents can assist you to apply for study either on campus in Australia or online. Depending on your country of citizenship you may be required to apply to CSU via an agent. Visit our International agents page for more information.

How to apply

Applying to CSU is easy. Choose how you want to apply below, or get in touch with CSU and we can help you with your application.

Universities Admissions Centre
(UAC)

Are you a school leaver wanting to study on campus?

Important dates

30 Sep 2017
UAC on time applications close

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
(VTAC)

Want to study at Albury-Wodonga Campus and don’t live in NSW or ACT?

Important dates

28 Sep 2017
VTAC on time applications close

10 Oct 2017
VTAC special consideration (SEAS) applications close

16 Jan 2018
VTAC first round offers released

Charles Sturt University
(CSU)

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

29 Sep 2017
2017 Session 3 Late Application date

30 Oct 2017
2018 Session 1 Application closing date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

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