Study Business, Management and HRM at UniSA

Study Business, Management and HRM at UniSA

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Start up your unstoppable future in business.

Today’s business environment is complex. Digital transformation and globalisation have changed how we work, from voice assisted devices to cryptocurrency. A UniSA business degree blends key topics such as management, marketing, accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and more, and gives you hands-on experience in applying your knowledge in contemporary business settings.

Choose a general business degree and create your own personalised study plan through the Business Student Hub, or select one of our exciting specialisations in marketing, property, finance, digital business, tourism, and more. We also offer the broadest range of business-related courses in South Australia, which means you can fully tailor your learning experience to help you achieve your career goals.

UniSA’s industry connections mean you’ll be given opportunities to learn in real workplaces, and connect with experienced professionals through an internship or student exchange, or join the Business Career Mentor Program and be paired with an experienced leader to enhance your career.

Did you know that UniSA is also one of just 13 institutions in Australia and around 200 globally to be EQUIS accredited? And we’re the only university in South Australia to be accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB – world leading accreditation bodies.

Join UniSA and be part of a global generation of emerging business professionals.



UniSA Business ranked in the top 1% worldwide

UniSA Business is one of just 13 institutions in Australia and approximately 200 globally (from over 25,000 universities) to be EQUIS accredited. EFMD, March 2024. 

#1 in SA

for graduate careers in business and management

ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-22 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Domestic Undergraduate). SA public universities.


business school in Australia for quality.

Ranked #5, Australian Financial Review BOSS Best Business Schools List 2023.

UniSA offers the following degrees in Business, Management and HRM

Why UniSA?

UniSA is a place for unstoppable people. We educate global professionals, ready to take on the challenges of today and tomorrow. Where you go and what you do will have no limits. You’ll learn in a highly practical environment, with degrees aligned to the latest industry practices and emerging trends. Get ready to push the boundaries and be on the educational and entrepreneurial edge.


One of the world's

top young universities

Ranked #43, 2024 THE Young University Rankings.


#1 in SA

for graduate careers 16 years running

Graduate Destinations Survey 2007-2015 and Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016-2022 (Domestic Undergraduate Full-time Employment Indicator for SA public universities)


#1 young university

in Australia for industry collaborations

2024 THE Young University Rankings – Industry Income Indicator..

Why study Business, Management or HRM?

  • Explore a range of industry experiences to enhance your employability and career opportunities.
  • Join the Business Career Mentor Program and receive one-on-one mentoring from an established business professional.
  • Expand your career opportunities and skills by studying a combined degree, giving you ultimate flexibility.
  • Gain a global perspective by participating in an international exchange or study tour with one of our 80+ university partner institutions.
  • Connect with the Business Student Hub for personalised advice on study plans, elective choices and more.
  • Solve real-world problems and provide advice to clients under the guidance of professional experts in our Marketing or Tax Clinics.
  • Learn the way you want to through online and on-campus study, part-time or full-time learning, and intensive courses
  • Add a one-year master's degree to your studies with a Fast-track to Masters package.
  • Kickstart your business degree early through UniSA ACCELERATE. Study up to two university courses while you're in Year 12 and have the option to count this study towards your SACE Stage 2. 

Your Career in Business, Management and HRM

You'll mean business

A UniSA business degree is your foundation for a diverse and exciting career. Build real-world experience while you study and graduate ready for a career as a consultant, manager, business owner or entrepreneur.

Business skills are transferable and highly valued by employers. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge to almost any industry you choose.

With jobs in the professional and technical services industry projected to grow by 16.8% to 20261 and more than 2.5 million businesses trading in the Australian economy2, a career in business is brighter than ever.

1Australian Government Labour Market Insights, 2022
2Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2022.

Discover business internship and mentorship opportunities

Global networks

We’re a globally connected and engaged university, collaborating with more than 2,500 companies worldwide. Through our enterprising spirit, we form powerful partnerships to bring our students internship, placement, project and research opportunities.

Through the UniSA Enterprise Hub, we’ve also created an online gateway and physical shopfront for industry to connect with our expert staff, researchers and students. This is also home to the Innovation and Collaboration Centre (ICC) – a place to accelerate your ideas and business startup.

Minter Ellison
SA Power Networks
The Customer Collective
Aust Govt - ATO
Can Do Group
Bambrick Legal
Homestart Finance
Glenn Dias Real Estate
Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers
Accodex Partners

Hear from UniSA'S unstoppable graduates

Sustainable sisters

Sustainable sisters

Stepping up to produce surgical masks in a global pandemic and developing next generation coating technologies to transform difficult-to-recycle packaging into truly circular items are just a few innovations behind sisters, Zoe Detmold and Sascha Detmold Cox.

Entrepreneurs at heart, these UNSTOPPABLE forces partnered with UniSA to transform local manufacturing and make things that matter.

Want to learn more? Read Zoe and Sascha's full story.

Start your unstoppable career in Business

  • Zoe Detmold

    Zoe Detmold
    Executive Director at Detmold Ventures
    Bachelor of Management (Marketing)

  • Sascha Detmold

    Sascha Detmold Cox
    Group Executive General Manager at Detmold Group
    Bachelor of Management

Back to stories   Hear more from our unstoppable people

UniSA's Bachelor of Business program gave me the opportunity to tailor my degree to my interests. It also gave me the flexibility to explore the wide range of courses and study options available to me, whilst I worked towards my career aspirations.

Liam Hayes

Bachelor of Business

Organisation: The Good Bunch


Liam Hayes

Bachelor of Business
The Good Bunch

UniSA has provided me with many unique opportunities like networking at various events, and international study tours. I know that my studies will allow me to become an inspirational leader, as I will be equipped with the best tools possible.

Emily Cicconi

Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management)

Organisation: Accenture


Emily Cicconi

Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management)

Our marketing degrees enabled us to build our brand with a strong framework and understand the power of networking, which we continue to use in our day-to-day operations. We can’t stress enough how important relationship building is in business.

Corey DeCandia and Jordan Kallios

UniSA Marketing graduates

Organisation: Vacay Swimwear


Corey DeCandia and Jordan Kallios

UniSA Marketing graduates
Vacay Swimwear

Studying at UniSA gave me additional opportunities that helped progress my career and get me industry ready. I developed a knowledge base and network by undertaking an array of extracurriculars, including the Business Career Mentor Program.

Catherine Hughes

Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) & Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

Organisation: Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW)


Catherine Hughes

Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) & Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW)

A place for business

City West Campus is home for all our business students. Located in the heart of Adelaide’s thriving west end precinct, you’ll be inspired by your surroundings and fellow students. It features modern learning spaces and purpose-built facilities, including an Iress Trading Room and Business Hub. It also has plenty of social spaces and is easily accessible through public transport.

Ask UniSA

Application and admission

  • How do I apply? minus-thick plus-thick

    There are a number of ways to apply to study UniSA's undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees.

    You can access our online International Application System through our How to Apply page. The International Application System is an easy and secure online application and acceptance process. You will have visibility of your application through the secure online portal with the ability to download offer documents, submit your acceptance and make a payment.

    Alternatively you can submit an application through one of the University's registered Education Agents.

    If you are completing an Australian year 12 qualification in Australia or overseas, or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme in Australia, you must apply through SATAC

    If you are applying for the UniSA Study Abroad or Study Abroad Plus program, you can submit your application online here.

    Postgraduate study by research
    For information on applying to do postgraduate study by research, including Masters by Research, PhDs or Doctorates, please visit

  • Is there a closing date for applications? minus-thick plus-thick

    There is no closing date for submitting your application however the admissions process takes between one and three weeks from the date that we receive your application and all required supporting documentation.

    If you are completing an Australian year 12 qualification in Australia or overseas, or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme in Australia, you must apply through SATAC. Key dates for applications can be found here.

  • What credit can I receive for previous studies? minus-thick plus-thick

    You may be eligible to receive credit or advanced standing for your chosen UniSA degree based on your previous studies, if they are in a related area at an equivalent or higher level. Receiving credit will reduce the number of courses you undertake within the degree, and may also reduce the overall duration of your degree.

    The amount of credit you may be eligible to receive is assessed on a case-by-case basis by the Admissions team.

    The best way to determine your eligibility to receive credit or advanced standing is to apply using our International Application System which can be found on our How to Apply page. You will need to supply detailed syllabus documents with your application.


  • Can I speak to someone regarding my study options? minus-thick plus-thick

    UniSA welcomes the opportunity to speak with you regarding your study options. Our staff are able to talk to you about degree information, career outcomes and pathways, entry requirements, applications, and student life, so that you are able to make the best study decision for your future.

    Click here to book a 1:1 appointment with one of our enquiries team.

    We also have many events throughout the year in Australia and overseas where you can speak with UniSA representatives about your area of interest. View our calendar of events in your home country by selecting the 'International' filter.

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