3 years full-time
6 years part-time
$14,500.00* per year (more)
* 2023 indicative annual CSP fee
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
The world is evolving, with a clear shift away from outdated business practices. The new Bachelor of Business is an alternative to more traditional business degrees, combining new skills, new values and new opportunities relevant for the new economy. It's a whole new way of thinking for a whole new generation of business professionals.
The modern business practices of adaptivity, creativity, diversity and sustainable business are ingrained in the new degree, so that you graduate with the skills needed for the rewarding career opportunities that the new economy brings.
MAJORSA major is a focus of study within your degree, in the field of your choice. The new Bachelor of Business offers you a wider choice, now with more than 20 majors. Wider choice also means more flexibility for you to combine two majors from a suite; for example, you can graduate with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Management or a Bachelor of Business in International Business and Economics.
All of the majors can be completed online, so you can base your study wherever it suits you best.
You don't have to select your major until your second year, so you use the same degree code on your application no matter what major you would like to complete.
Choose one major (or double your career opportunities with two majors) from:
Add a Language major to your degree (so you can globalise your career options) from:
INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS AND INTERNSHIPS
The degree has been re-designed in consultation with industry professionals and draws on our latest research to bring you a new, forward-looking degree with the latest and smartest business thinking. You'll also benefit from the first-hand experience of academics who come from, teach, research and are actively involved in industry.
You can develop your professional skills during internships, mentoring, workshops and as part of your degree. With Griffith Business School's 150 industry partners, there is an opportunity to develop a wide-reaching network. You'll also access an array of clubs, societies, and overseas experiences to grow your curiosity and friendship base.
A NEW WAY OF THINKING
You'll also be part in an innovative new approach to learning, designed to give you a 360 degree view of business strategy. This ensures that you'll graduate as a more compelling business strategist who understands how the elements of an organisation perform together. You'll also have the opportunity to expand your thinking into another industry, by choosing a subject from the arts, sciences, or health.
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Note: Progression is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
This degree is offered full-time and part-time at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses and online. You may choose to study courses on-campus, online or a combination of modes to suit your requirements. You may also choose to study courses at other campuses if or where the program structure allows.
Online students will be able to access course materials, participate in learning activities, lodge assessment items and access support services via Learning@Griffith. There is no requirement for on-campus attendance and access to a reliable computer with an internet connection is essential.
As a full-time student, you will generally attend 12-15 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 6-8 hours of scheduled classes per week.
Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
You can also gain practical experience by working in internships or on projects based in industry or in the community, and credit towards your degree. With over 150 industry partners, you'll get to experience a wide range of business types and learn from authentic situations. This practical, applied approach to learning equips you with skills needed to stand out when it comes to graduate employment positions.
For example, depending on your major, you could participate in the Griffith Tax Clinic, a student-run taxation advice service offered to the general public. Or Queensland's largest Student Investment Fund, a student managed fund that gives finance students access to $250,000 of real money to invest in socially responsible ASX-listed companies.
As a business student, you can participate in BusinessPLUS; a program which provides you with access to a wide range of professional development opportunities such as career skills workshops, industry mentoring, work experience and community projects. You'll be provided with a structured plan of activities to complete over the course of your degree, supporting you to explore your career options, develop skills sought by employers, connect with mentors and graduate with an edge in today's competitive job market.
You can take your career just about anywhere with a Bachelor of Business. With a proven mix of work-integrated programs and professional skills, you'll be prepared to work in not-for-profit, government and corporate organisations as well as start-ups and entrepreneurial enterprises with your highly transferable business skills.
Business careers traditionally have a high skill level and are seen as having stable to strong growth in future years often with weekly pay levels above average.
Whether you want to be involved in financial decision making, analysing consumer trends, running your own business or climbing the corporate ladder of a multinational organisation, you'll graduate with the skills and knowledge to make your mark with employers or forge your own path. Each major opens up a world of opportunities:
* Additional work and training requirements are required to qualify as a financial adviser.
*Source: Australian Government Job Outlook.
Depending on the major you complete, you can graduate with a degree accredited by:
Accounting major: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia.
Human Resource Management major: Australian HR Institute (AHRI).
Financial Planning major: Financial Adviser Standards (FAS).
Depending on your Business major, you may be eligible to join, or receive recognition of prior learning, for the following professional bodies:
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
If the fee rate for your program is not displayed above, please contact Student Connect for assistance.
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.
Throughout your program you may be required to pay for the following items:
Expenses associated with field trips and placements.