Get career-ready, fast

For select business degrees, you can gain a bachelor's degree and master's qualification in just four years of study with our Fast-track to Masters packages. You'll broaden your knowledge base and build a higher level of expertise, giving you more diverse career opportunities. 

You'll study a three-year bachelor degree and a one-year master's qualification (which typically takes two years) by substituting four undergraduate courses or electives for selected postgraduate courses.

By completing two complementary degrees, you'll be setting yourself up for career success - developing advanced skills and insights that you can apply in the workplace. Browse our packaged programs to discover how you can get career-ready, fast.

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Program information

How does it work?

The Fast-track to Masters package enables you to commence a three-year bachelor's degree and secure a place in a one-year master’s qualification (usually two years), resulting in just four years of full-time study.

You will fast-track your progression into your master’s qualification by substituting four selected courses or electives in your bachelor's degree to complete master’s-level courses.

If you are successful in gaining entry into one of our Fast-track to Masters packages, you must meet the GPA requirements at the end of your second year in the bachelor's degree in order to continue on in the master’s program.

What are the benefits?

  • Reduce the overall duration of your studies by gaining a bachelor's degree and master’s qualification in just four years
  • Increase your earning potential with a postgraduate level qualification
  • Broaden your knowledge and skillset, and deepen your expertise in your field
  • Expand your career opportunities and stand out from the crowd

What courses will I study?

You will complete set courses in your bachelor's degree and substitute four nominated undergraduate courses or electives for four selected postgraduate courses. These master’s courses can be found under What courses you’ll study in the Electives tab when viewing the relevant undergraduate bachelor's degree webpage.

You will then continue your study to complete the remaining master’s courses in one year. Once you’ve commenced your studies, the Business Student Hub will be in touch with your packaged study plan.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for and to complete a Fast-track to Masters package, you must:

  • Meet the entry requirements for the selected undergraduate program1
  • Achieve a minimum GPA of 4.0 at the end of the second year in your undergraduate program, and
  • Be able to substitute the four nominated undergraduate courses/electives for the four selected postgraduate courses.

Current students in their first or second year may be eligible to transfer into a Fast-track to Masters package. The Fast-track to Masters may not be available to applicants who are entering the undergraduate program with more than 36 units of credit from prior studies (however the Bachelor of Business program does allow up to 54 units of credit).

Students must complete the requirements of the Bachelor (108 units) before they are able to be admitted into the Master's program and undertake additional Masters courses. 

Please contact the Business Student Hub to discuss your eligibility and find out more about which courses you can substitute. 

1Eligible programs only.

What will I pay?

All courses you complete within the undergraduate program of your Fast-track to Masters package are Commonwealth Supported, so you can defer these payments via HECS-HELP. When you enter the Masters qualification, the full postgraduate coursework fees apply, however these can be partly or fully deferred via FEE-HELP. Further information on the fees can be found here.

How to apply

Current students

If you have successfully completed your first or second year of undergraduate study and have met the required GPA, make an appointment with the Business Student Hub to discuss your Fast-track to Masters package and study plan.

Future students


Applications to undertake one of our Fast-track to Masters packages can be made via SATAC using the unique SATAC codes detailed on this page. Once you have commenced your studies with us, the Business Student Hub will be in contact with you during your first year to provide you with a study plan. You will need to ensure that you study the correct combination of courses and electives in order to complete your Fast-track to Masters package in four years.


For students residing overseas who wish to undertake a Fast-track to Masters program, please indicate this as part of your online application. Applications to study at UniSA need to be made before arriving to Australia. Register or login here to begin your application.  


What others are saying

"UniSA was the only university that offered the program I really wanted to study. I loved the idea that I could study an undergraduate and postgraduate degree together in such a short time, excel at it, still partake in the culture and events, and meet amazing people! Since the start of my degree, I have seen positive impacts on my personality and confidence, as well as my interpersonal, presentation and leadership skills. My university experience has been a great opportunity to grow and develop by combining two of my interests – business and people."

Anet Varghese 
Bachelor of Business, Master of Management (Marketing)


Anet Varghese 
Bachelor of Business, Master of Management (Marketing)


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