The degree, developed in collaboration with the global professional services firm Accenture, will prepare business leaders for the digital economy.
The University of South Australia (UniSA) in Australia has collaborated with Accenture to create a new Bachelor of Digital Business undergraduate programs.
This three-year programs aims to provide Indian students with the knowledge and skills needed to meet future global business needs in the digital economy.
The degree’s primary goal will be to equip students with relevant, industry-led experience. The programme curriculum was established in conjunction with Accenture to provide students with meaningful, industry-led education and experience.
The programme combines modern business courses like Economics, Accounting, Law, and Marketing with knowledge in digital technologies like AI, cybersecurity, and cloud platforms.
The goal is to develop future business leaders capable of unlocking the potential of digital technology to provide long-term company benefit.
A UniSA delegation is now in India to promote the degree to potential students interested in overseas study options.
“Our collaboration with Accenture has provided us significant insights into the growing capabilities needed by businesses throughout the world, and we have built the content of the Digital Business degree with this in mind.”Professor David Lloyd, Vice Chancellor and President of UniSA, stated of the cooperation,
The digital economy requires a distinct skill set that mixes technology and business, and we must begin developing tomorrow’s leaders today.”
“The programs is informed by best practice and insight from one of the world’s leading professional services companies, and students will gain invaluable skills, not just by studying with the best, but also by learning from the best. The programs also includes networking and internship opportunities in the industry, as well as scholarships for top-performing first-year international students.”Professor Lloyd emphasises students’ access to real-world experience from day one of their studies, saying,
The degree is presently only available online, but it will be available to domestic and international students for on-campus coursework in Adelaide beginning in February 2023.
About the University of South Australia
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is Australia’s Enterprise University. The University is youthful, inventive, and offers students the opportunity to obtain real-world experience.
It is ranked in the world’s top 50 under 50 and has 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class. UniSA provides a practical approach to teaching and learning that is focused on life outside of the classroom.
Degrees are developed in collaboration with industry, providing students with opportunity to discover the most recent insights and trends and ensuring that they graduate career ready.
The University works with over 2,500 companies around the world to provide students with valuable networking and work opportunities such as placements, internships, and real-world projects.
Its alumni are the new professionals, global citizens who are at ease in their surroundings and ready to generate and adapt to change.
The University of Adelaide provides more than 200 world-class degrees in a variety of academic areas, and students learn in modern campus facilities.
Indian students commencing enrolments at UniSA have increased by 231 per cent since 2017.
Since 2018, UniSA researchers have collaborated with colleagues from Indian institutions on 245 unique publications.