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Undergraduate Major


Management Major (BCom)
Admission criteria
Guaranteed ATAR 70


Learn to take a leading role, manage budgets and staff, and deal with key business challenges.

Work experience

You can apply for an internship through the Business Internship unit and work on business issues faced by real organisations such as Bankwest or Main Roads Western Australia.


Learn in our state-of-the-art Management HQ. A highly interactive space ideal for brainstorming ideas, visualising and assimilating data, solving problems, formulating strategies and collaborating on projects.

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

Management knowledge and skills are valued and needed in small-to-medium enterprises, not-for profit organisations, large corporations and government, both locally and globally.

Management is about taking a leading role: supervising and mentoring staff, balancing budgets, and ensuring tasks and projects are completed successfully, together with recognising issues such as values, ethics and sustainability. It means taking responsibility, being entrepreneurial, getting things done and making the most of your staff and resources.

This major focuses on the key challenges facing managers today and in the future. You’ll learn skills in problem-solving, decision-making, critical thinking, communicating with people and handling budgets.

You’ll also learn how organisations work, strategic management, managing change, innovative leadership and incorporating ethics and sustainability into the workplace

This major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Recommended double majors:

Why study

  • You can apply for an internship and work on issues faced by real organisations such as Bankwest or Main Roads Western Australia.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their commerce degree. These internships will give you credit towards your degree, increase your industry experience and put you in direct contact with leading professionals.

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Professional recognition

You may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management.

Career information


  • Business or retail manager
  • Management consultant
  • Service delivery manager
  • Team leader


  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Training and development

What you'll learn

  • select and apply theories, concepts and techniques to describe, understand, analyse and evaluate management issues and problems
  • think critically and creatively to generate solutions to management problems and apply logical and rational processes to make decisions
  • access, evaluate and synthesise information from multiple sources to make valid and supported judgments about management issues
  • communicate in ways appropriate to the management discipline for various audiences and contexts
  • use and apply technologies, recognizing their advantages and limitations when applied to management
  • take responsibility for their own learning by demonstrating initiative in finding new information and actively participating in varied learning experiences
  • think globally and consider management issues from a variety of perspectives
  • actively support the value of cultural diversity in improving business and professional practice
  • demonstrate leadership, ethical practice and professional integrity when working within a team and independently

Entry requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.0

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Cut-off scores

Please note: The cut-off scores below are for 2020 only.

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
India (CBSE) 60%
India (HSC) 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Please select a country above.

Other requirements and notes for this course

Admission criteria may be different if you are studying this major as part of a double degree. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

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  • Curtin course code: MJRU-MNGMT
  • Last updated on: October 30, 2020