Bachelor of Cognitive Enterprise (Professional Practice)

Co-designed with industry leader IBM®, you will learn how to transform businesses into cognitive enterprises using the latest disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain. You will get a head start in your career through real-world work experience during a professional practice year.
This course is offered at multiple locations, select your prefered campus to see when it is offered.
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Berwick
Gippsland - Churchill
Location
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Other intakes
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Berwick
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Gippsland - Churchill
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Length
4 years
(480 credit points = 4.0 EFTSL)
ATAR
Guaranteed ATAR 70.00
 Lowest Adjusted ATAR - Less than 5 offers

The Bachelor of Cognitive Enterprise (Professional Practice) has been designed to meet industry needs of the future. Co-designed with IBM®, this course provides students with foundations, knowledge, and skills to deal with technological and strategic demands of contemporary and future business settings.

Demand for skills in emerging technologies is growing exponentially as businesses embrace digital systems and services. The Australian Government has allocated $1.2 billion in 2021-22 Federal Budget, through its Digital Economy Strategy, to grow Australia’s future as a modern and leading digital economy. By studying our Bachelor of Cognitive Enterprise, you can take a lead role in the digital transformation of businesses worldwide.

A Cognitive Enterprise is a business that combines the disruptive technologies including AI, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and Edge Computing with innovative processes and data, to enhance customer experience and gain competitive advantage. As part of this degree, you will also earn IBM® Digital Badges (certifications) in Blockchain and AI.

This innovative four-year degree also includes a professional practice year that prepares you for the real-world through valuable work experience. You will have the opportunity to be placed with organisations like global technology giant IBM®, so you can start your career while you study. 

Don't miss our New World of Business webinar series: 

 

  • Business manager
  • Business consultant
  • Systems analyst
  • Digital transformation consultant
  • Technology manager
  • Change management consultant
  • Digital business strategist

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION
BUENT1501, 15 credit points
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
BUMGT1501, 15 credit points
CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS
BUMGT1502, 15 credit points
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING
BUMKT1501, 15 credit points

Semester 2

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
BUACC1508, 15 credit points
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
BUECO1509, 15 credit points
BUSINESS STATISTICS
BUGEN1502, 15 credit points
FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW
BULAW1502, 15 credit points

Year 2

Semester 1

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & NEW VENTURE CREATION
BUENT2635, 15 credit points
DIGITAL FUTURES
BUENT2640, 15 credit points
Electives 2 Courses

Semester 2

APPLIED ETHICS IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES
BAXDC2004, 15 credit points
CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR
BUMKT2602, 15 credit points
Electives 2 Courses

Year 3

Semester 1

DIGITAL INNOVATION AND CHANGE
BUENT3736, 15 credit points
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
BUMKT3708, 15 credit points
Electives 2 Courses

Semester 2

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 1
BUGEN3707, 60 credit points

Year 4

Semester 1

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 2
BUGEN3708, 60 credit points

Semester 2

COGNITIVE ENTERPRISE STRATEGY
BUENT3737, 15 credit points
Electives 3 courses

Students will be required to complete 1400-1600 hours of placement over a duration of 38-42 weeks starting in their third year and ending in fourth year. Students will earn 120 credit points against the professional placement component.

Entry requirements (year 12)

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students and recent secondary graduates (the past 2 years)

The completion of Year 12 or equivalent. Provision for entry may exist through other pathways including mature age, other special provisions, or recognition of prior learning.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: Yes

VTAC code: 3700511461 (Mt Helen), 3700711461 (Churchill), 3700811461 (On-line Learning), 3701811461 (Berwick)

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: BF5

CRICOS code:

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$14,630 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2022

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Federation Business School

Course coordinator

Shoaib Riaz