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Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

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  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The University's Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy will apply.

Applicants for this Honours program must have successfully completed the Bachelor of Business (or equivalent) with a GPA of 5.0 (using a 7.0 point scale) over second and third year level courses.

The suitability of the proposed dissertation topic and availability of supervisors will also be considered.

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

To be awarded a Bachelor of Business (Honours) degree, one additional year of study is required following the successful completion of the Bachelor of Business.

In the Honours year, you will complete courses to develop your research skills and a 20,000-word dissertation. Your dissertation topic will be decided in consultation with academic staff members and will focus on a topic or theme related to the stream of study you choose.

As a graduate, you will have a competitive edge, as you will be equipped with practical skills, experience and attributes that employers value, as well as highly developed research capabilities. Your skills will be valuable in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Offered through the Griffith Business School, which is ranked in the top 200 worldwide by the prestigious Academic Rankings of World Universities and accredited by the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - International, this degree can also provide a pathway to higher degree research studies - for example, PhD and a career in academia.

As an International student, you will also have access to a team of dedicated international student advisors who can provide advice on welfare issues, academic policies, program issues and more.


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Course lists

Learning Period, Course

  • Tri 1,2, Research Design - 7010GBS

  • Tri 1,2, Honours preparation courses (see below)

  • Tri 1,2, Honours Dissertation Part 1 - 6300GBS_P1

  • Tri 1,2, Honours Dissertation Part 2 - 6300GBS_P2

  • Tri 1,2, Honours Dissertation Part 3 - 6300GBS_P3

  • Tri 1,2, Honours Dissertation Part 4 - 6300GBS_P4

Honours preparation courses

Students must complete 30 credit points from the following courses:

Learning Period, Course

  • Tri 1,2, Quantitative Methods - 7011GBS

  • Tri 1, Qualitative Methods - 7012GBS

  • Tri 1, Advanced Quantitative Methods and Econometrics - 7317AFE

  • Tri 2, Systematic Literature Review - 7014GBS

  • Tri 1,2,3, Industry Project - 7009GBS

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) have achieved great success in a range of occupations and industries. They can be found working in advertising and marketing, advocacy and lobby groups (non Government Organisations), banking and the financial sector, government, media and communications, small business, insurance, management, education, trade unions, politics and more.

As an Honours graduate, you will be able to plan and conduct research in business and commerce, and will be well-placed for positions in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors.

If you are already employed, the Bachelor of Business (Honours) degree will prepare you for advanced roles.


Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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