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Business Management and Economics
Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business

  • ID:GU610016
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$29,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$29,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$153,450.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English requirement

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

This program will also be available at the Gold Coast and Online from 2020.

Griffith's Bachelor of Business lets you design your ideal career. You can choose a single major, which will give you specialist skills in one profession. Or you can choose a second business major or additional major to give you an even broader range of skills and knowledge when you graduate. You can also choose not to complete a major, selecting from a range of courses that provide broad knowledge for a career in business management.

If you are not sure which majors to choose just yet, that is okay. This degree has a foundation first year which lets you try a number of different courses before you choose the combination that's right for you. You can also switch between degrees that share the foundation year and the courses/subjects will transfer to the new degree with you.

A Griffith business degree will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities - from running major events through to managing key aspects of complex organisations, such as employment relations, marketing campaigns, or logistics. It is an excellent degree for entrepreneurs, innovators as well as those wanting to prepare for a management role.

Fast-track option
You can fast-track your business degree and be ready for the job market sooner. You can complete this degree in two years studying on a three-trimester per year basis (four courses/subjects per trimester). Business majors that are available in fast-track mode include Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Management and Marketing.

Business majors

You can select a Business major (as your primary major) from the following list:

  • Asian Business (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Employment Relations (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Event Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

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

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

  • International Business (Gold Coast, Nathan)

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

  • Management (Gold Coast, 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)

You can undertake two Business majors or a second major can be undertaken from the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Government and International Relations.

Second majors include:

  • Accounting (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Economics (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Finance (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Financial Planning (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Politics and Public Policy (Gold Coast, Nathan)

Students can elect to not complete a major and these students will undertake the 'no major' option.

Honours is available for this degree through an additional year of study.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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  • A business degree gives you the foundation to take your career just about anywhere. You will be prepared to use your extensive business skills in a range of increasingly diverse settings including not-for-profit, government and corporate organisations.

Asian Business

  • You will find career opportunities in government, businesses with overseas profiles, international aid and other non-governmental organisations, news and media organisations, and the education industry in Asia.

Behavioural Science

  • You will find career opportunities in government, private enterprise and not-for-profit organisations across various disciplines including marking and advertising, human services, healthcare, economics, policy development, research and evaluation of programs and services.

Employment Relations

  • You will be able to work as an employment relations manager or consultant, or in roles dealing with workplace planning and policy, managerial strategy, industrial advocacy, occupational health and safety, and workplace negotiation.

Event Management

  • You will be well prepared for an exciting career working for event and conference organisers in the sport, tourism, marketing, media and cultural sectors as well as coordinating and managing government event portfolios.

Human Resource Management

  • You will graduate with a degree recognised by the Australian Human Resources Institute and be prepared for a career as a human resource manager or consultant. Human resource professionals work in many sectors including business management, counselling, workforce planning and policy, and recruiting and training staff for the public and private sectors and non-government organisations.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • As a graduate of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship major, our courses highlight the ways you can create and develop innovative ideas that enable scale and societal impact. You will have an understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset, ways to identify or create opportunities and the strategic and operational issues in firm creation. Create your own career by starting your own lifestyle or high-potential startup, be entrepreneurial while working in a family business or being an intrapreneur within someone's business.

International Business

  • You will be prepared to work with international trade and investment organisations or in the public and private sectors in management, strategic planning, research, corporate government relations, global operations and public relations.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • You will be able to work as a logistics and supply chain manager, purchasing manager, business or strategy manager, or export and import operations manager. Career opportunities exist in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Management

  • Good managers are needed across all sectors and in businesses of all sizes. With this qualification, you can apply your business management knowledge to an area of personal interest and find work in roles as a business manager in human resources, strategy, planning and policy, and training and development.

Marketing

  • You will be able to work in any industry or organisation that needs to promote its products or services, including entertainment and fashion, tourism, advertising, public relations, and business consulting. You might work as a brand manager, marketing manager, advertising account manager, market research analyst, public relations manager, or sales manager.

Real Estate and Property Development

  • The property sector is expanding in Australia and around the world, creating a wide range of employment opportunities in the commercial, residential and tourism sectors of the real estate and property management industries. You will be prepared for a career in property finance, development and investment, real estate agency management, project management, and marketing and promoting real estate.

Sport Management

  • Sport is big business. You will find opportunities in government departments, local, national and international sporting clubs and event management organisations. There are also positions in sport tourism, marketing, media and athlete representation.

Sustainable Business

  • Increasingly, public and private sector organisations are hiring sustainability and corporate social responsibility specialists. The growing trend in consumers demanding sustainable, ethical products and services has seen businesses place sustainability and social benefits within their core values. These new business models means that leaders and managers need to know how the financial bottom line relates to other important elements of business; and how to transform traditional models to capitalise in the current environment. As this field continues to grow, you will find more and more career opportunities in a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors and with non-government organisations.

Tourism Management

  • With this qualification, you could travel the world. Tourism managers are employed by destination marketing organisations and all levels of government throughout Australia and internationally. You will be able to work on major tourism infrastructure and planning projects, shaping the visitor experience in tourism destinations.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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