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Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

The ability to analyse vast quantities of data to extract relevant intelligence for commercial planning has become a highly sought after skill. By combining these two degrees, you’ll gain the leadership and solutions focused thinking of business and commerce backed by crucial skills in data science, helping to future proof your career. You’ll graduate with the skills to analyse, manipulate, model and interpret large data sets using digital platforms and tools, including Python, Tableau, Hadoop and SQL, as well as the knowledge to apply these specialised skills to your business major to uncover patterns and generate valuable insights into business operations and decision making. You’ll also gain work experience through internships and guest lectures, field trips, case study analysis and policy analysis and development. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain experience through placements and exchanges, where you can take on global challenges. Plus, you’ll have access to BusinessPLUS and Sciences PLUS, which offer tailored mentoring, networking and career mapping workshops for your areas of study. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science at GU.

Note

Fast-track options are available by studying over three trimesters.

Majors

Business: accounting; Asian business; Asian engagement; behavioural science; economics; employment relations; events; finance; financial planning; human resource management; innovation and entrepreneurship; international business; logistics and supply chain management; management; marketing; political science and international relations; real estate and property development; sport management; sustainable business; taxation; tourism and travel.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants applying to commence in Trimester 3, 2023 also need to meet the following subject prerequisite: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C). Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
67.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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

<5*

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<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2023

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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 ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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

International students

All students

Number of students

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Percentage of all students

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Notes

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

Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared for work across a range industries and government where data-driven solutions are critical for strategic planning. You’ll be prepared to work in not-for-profit, government and corporate organisations, as well as start-ups and entrepreneurial enterprises. Depending on your major, you could work across 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 and hospitality management, real estate and property development, sport management, in sustainable business and many more.

Membership

Depending on your business major, you may be eligible to join the following
professional bodies: 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 (CFA) Institute; 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 financial planning major is accredited by the Financial Advisor Standards (FAS). The human resources major is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Course Code
227931
Start Date



Offer rounds

5 Oct 2023
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made

Fee
CSP/$10500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism, Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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