Bachelor of Business
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

This degree will equip you with the practical skills required to be successful in the new economy. You’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a series of internships and placements where you’ll be able to apply your knowledge to practical business situations and problems. You’ll develop a holistic view of business from strategy through to implementation, and the skills you learn will ensure that you graduate confident and ready for a successful career in business. Co-created with industry to deliver the skills you need for the future, it will transform your thinking on responsible, sustainable enterprises that succeed in the rapidly changing business climate. You will apply core business and commerce skills, including accounting, economics, management and analysis to 21st century challenges, guided by academics with industry experience and hands-on, practical projects. You can choose from over 20 majors, so whether you want to be an accountant, economist, manager or entrepreneur, start here and customise as you go. You may also wish to combine two majors according to your interests. Plus, every business student has the opportunity to take a local study or internship experience, as well as participate in BusinessPLUS, which offers mentoring and workshops including networking and career mapping. For further information visit Bachelor of Business at GU.


Griffith offers a number of admission pathways to your preferred degree. If you don’t meet the minimum ATAR/selection rank for this degree, you will automatically be considered for a place in the Diploma of Business/Bachelor of Business. This means you may receive an offer into the Bachelor of Business which is conditional on successful completion of the Diploma of Business at Griffith University. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Business you will be transferred into the second year of the Bachelor of Business program. Visit Undergraduate diplomas for more information. Fast-track options are also available by studying over three trimesters. Honours: After completing your first two trimesters, you can transfer into the Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) subject to criteria.


Accounting; Asian business; Asian engagement; behavioural science; business analytics; economics; employment relations; events; finance; financial planning; government and international relations; human resource management; innovation and entrepreneurship; international business; logistics and supply chain management; management; marketing; real estate and property development; sport management; sustainable business; taxation; tourism and travel. Languages are available as a second major or a minor: Chinese, French*, German*, Indonesian*, Italian, Japanese, Korean*, Modern Greek*, and Spanish. *Via cross-institutional study.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith University for: D Business/B Business. Depending on major, this program can be combined with the following courses at TAFE Qld: D Event Management; D Business/D Marketing and Communication. Refer to entry for the diploma under TAFE Qld. For Nathan and Gold Coast, refer to entries under Griffith College for: D Commerce/B Business; D Hotel Management/B Business.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to

Admissions Criteria

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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

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Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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Career opportunities

This holistic business degree gives you the foundation to take your career just about anywhere. Through your extensive practical experience opportunities, you’ll graduate with strong business networks and the authentic knowledge to apply your skills to a broad range of business environments of all stripes and sizes. You’ll be prepared to work in a variety of roles relevant to your chosen specialisation(s) in not-for-profit, government and corporate organisations, as well as in startups and entrepreneurial enterprises. Depending on your major, you could work across the many fields, including as an accountant, economist, in financial planning, in advertising, event management and marketing, international and Asian business specialist, a business owner or entrepreneur, in employment relations, export, human resources management, in tourism, real estate and property development, sport management, in sustainable business, information technology, and many more.


Depending on major: Australian Marketing Institute; Australian Human Resources Institute; Australian Market and Social Research Society; Australian Society of Sport Administrators; Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA); Institute of Public Accountants (IPA); The Tax Institute; Economic Society of Australia (Queensland); Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA); The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply; Pacific Asia Travel Association; Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand; Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA). Griffith Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, ensuring your degree is recognised internationally for its quality. The accounting major is accredited by Chartered Accountants ANZ and CPA Australia. The human resources major is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

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CSP/$14500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time