Federation University Australia - Federation Business School

Federation University Australia - Federation Business School

Confident, competent and industry-ready are just a few words to describe graduates from Federation Business School. As a student of Federation Business school, you can expect to develop your skills in the classroom and put those skills into practice with real-world projects and engagement with industry.

At Federation Business School we believe to be successful, graduates must not only know the principles and practices of business but also ‘soft skills’ such as critical thinking, leadership, capacity to adapt to change and teamwork. This belief is translated into our coursework so that our students are fully prepared for their career.

Our lecturers are industry experts and are committed to delivering student-focussed, high-quality learning and teaching experiences. We also continually revise our courses to reflect changes, trends and global developments to ensure that our students receive the most up-to-date, relevant knowledge and skills.

The Federation Business School is one of six schools within Federation University Australia, an institution with a history spanning 150 years. Federation University is ranked highly achieving:

  • #1 in Victoria, Australia for Full-Time Employment (undergraduate)*
  • #1 in Victoria, Australia for Student Support*
  • #1 in Victoria for Skills Development (undergraduate and postgraduate)*
  • Top 200 Universities worldwide for Sustainable Development Goals**
  • Top 250 Young Universities in the World^

* The Good Universities Guide 2022

^ Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

** Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings 2021

^ Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022



Ballarat, known for its history and strong liveability ranking, is also where our Federation Business School is located. In 2022, we excitedly look forward to opening our new Business Centre of Excellence at our SMB campus — a heritage site formerly housing the School of Mines. The centre will boast a range of state-of-the-art learning and teaching spaces, facilities for researchers and spaces designed for community and industry engagement.


Located in the capital city of Queensland, which is ranked among the top lifestyle cities in the world. With a beautiful subtropical climate, Brisbane enjoys year-round outdoor activities, making it the perfect place to live, study and work.


Located in an attractive and multicultural suburb of Melbourne, routinely classed as one of the world’s most liveable cities. It has a diverse population, with residents from over 150 different

cultural backgrounds. Berwick is also a short journey to the city centre and the tranquil charms of national parks and the Mornington Peninsula.


Two hours east of Melbourne’s CBD, in a region of Victoria renowned for its natural beauty, studying at our Gippsland campus you will experience engaging facilities within a vibrant environment within driving distance to ski resorts, white-water rivers and beautiful coastal parks, including Wilsons Promontory and the Gippsland Lakes.


The Federation Business school places a strong emphasis on ensuring students are developing industry-relevant skills while understanding the importance of sustainability in business and responsible management techniques. All of the courses offered with Federation Business school also include work-integrated learning, ensuring that students are fully prepared for their future career.

Bachelor of Business

In the business stream, students can choose major in areas such as Management, Marketing or Banking and Finance. After completing your degree, you will graduate as a business professional, confident in your skills and ready for a career in your chosen field.

Bachelor of Professional Accounting

The Bachelor of Professional accounting allows students to receive a formal qualification accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Bachelor of Cognitive Enterprise – NEW in 2022

Transform businesses into cognitive enterprises using the latest disruptive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain with a degree co-designed with global technology giant IBM®.

MBA (International Business)

Become a business leader through postgraduate study. The MBA (International Business) provides students with the opportunity to develop their understanding further to build a specialist skill set highly sought after within their industry.


Global Excellence Scholarship

The Global excellence scholarship is equivalent to 25% of the annual tuition fees of an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program. Applications for this scholarship will be assessed when you apply for a program with Federation University Australia.

Global Innovator Scholarship

The Global Innovator Scholarship is equivalent to 20% of the annual tuition fees of an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program. Eligibility for this scholarship will be assessed when you apply for a program with Federation University Australia.

Accommodation Support Scholarship

Aimed at supporting students who choose to live in university accommodation in Victoria, the International Student Accommodation scholarship will provide up to $4,000 to scholarship recipients. To view, all scholarships and application details visit federation.edu.au/scholarships

Contact Details

Federation University Australia


Call + 61 3 5327 9018

Email international@federation.edu.au

Mail PO Box 663, Ballarat VIC 3353, Australia

CRICOS Provider No. 00103D National RTO Code: 4909.

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