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Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science

  • ID:GU610020
  • Level:4-Year Double Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old


Course Information

As digital disruption becomes a reality, the ability to analyse vast quantities of data to extract relevant intelligence for commercial planning is a highly sought after skill. By combining these degrees, you will gain crucial skills in data science that they will be able to apply to business and commercial scenarios; helping to future-proof their careers. You'll gain the skills to analyse, manipulate, model and interpret large data sets using digital platforms and tools, including Python, Tableau, Hadoop and SQL. You will be able to apply these specialised skills to your business major to uncover patterns and generate valuable insights into business operations and decision making.

Through the Bachelor of Business you will gain a solid foundation in all aspects of business and develop an understanding of the social, cultural and political dimensions of business. You will enhance this knowledge with further expertise and experience by completing a major. You may choose not to complete a major and combine a set of skills in their areas of interests.

Business majors

  • Asian Business (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Employment Relations (Nathan)

  • Event Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Human Resource Management (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, Online)

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, South Bank, online)

  • International Business (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Management (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, Online)

  • Marketing (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Real Estate and Property Development (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Sport Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Sustainable Business (Nathan)

  • Tourism Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:


  • Web Technologies - 1621ICT

  • Foundation Mathematics - 1017SCG (see Note 1)

  • Free-choice elective

  • The Purpose of Business - 1004GBS

  • Engaging Australia and the Asia-Pacific - 1005GBS

  • Why Money Matters - 1006GBS

  • Linear Algebra - 1201SCG

  • Creative Coding - 1701ICT

  • Foundations of Systems Development - 1802ICT

Note 1: Students entering the program with Mathematics A or equivalent should complete 1017SCG Foundation Mathematics in their first Trimester of study. Students entering the program with Mathematics B or C or equivalent will not be permitted to complete 1017SCG and should undertake a Listed or free-choice elective.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:


  • Programming Principles - 2807ICT

  • Data Management - 2814ICT

  • Information and Security Management - 2808ICT

  • The Future of Work - 1007GBS

  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS

  • Grand Challenges for Business - 1009GBS

  • Introduction to Big Data Analytics - 2030ICT

  • Web Application Development - 2703ICT

  • Software Technologies - 2810ICT

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:


  • Data Analytics - 3030ICT

  • Applied Data Mining - 3031ICT

  • Business major courses

  • Business Extended major courses

  • Business courses (for students electing to not complete a Business major)

  • Accounting (Extended) major course

  • Free-choice elective

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:


  • Big Data Analytics and Social Media - 4030ICT

  • Creating Better Business - 3103GBS

  • Business major course

  • Business course (for students electing to not complete a Business major)

  • Free-choice electives

  • Business Extended major courses

  • Free-choice electives

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With combined qualifications in business and data science, you will find employment opportunities across a range of industries where you will develop data driven solutions for real-world issues in your chosen major.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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