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Bachelor of Business
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

This course allows students to develop the knowledge and skills essential for conducting sustainable business in the tropics. The course includes foundation subjects in accounting, economics for sustainable business, business data analysis and interpretation, management concepts, contemporary business communications, managing consumer markets, and business law. In final year, students can work on a real project for an industry partner or as an intern within a business. Students can also study a second business/non-business major or a minor and related business subjects to cater for individual interests or a specialist career goal. For most current course information, visit Bachelor of Business at JCU.

Majors

Townsville: business intelligence and information systems; human resources management; management; marketing; sports and events management. Cairns: business intelligence and information systems; human resources management; management. Online: business intelligence and information systems; hospitality and tourism management; human resource management; international business; management; marketing; sports and events management.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Higher Education (Business Studies)/B Business. Depending on major, this course can be combined with the following courses at TAFE Qld: D Business; D Business Administration; D Hospitality Management; D Leadership and Management; D Leadership and Management/D Business; D Project Management; D Travel and Tourism Management. Refer to entry for the diploma under TAFE Qld.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for JCU and for this course, refer to the JCU website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

For more information about the OP/Rank profile, please visit OP/Rank profile explained.

Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

4/94

11/77

20/62

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

3/96

11/77

19/63

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

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

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

0

<5*

31

0

<5*

0

37

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

<5*

83.8%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Depending on specialisation: business manager/consultant, events manager, recruitment officer, industrial relations manager, foreign affairs and trade adviser, advertising executive.

Course Code
312151
Start Date
Feb 2021
May 2021
Jul 2021
Sep 2021
Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP/$13250 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Townsville
 
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