Graduate with two degrees that can give you an edge in the employment market. This double degree will distinguish you by your adaptability, innovative approach and ability to problem-solve through a wide range of perspectives, coupled with an insight into the policy, politics and power in the modern world. It brings together diverse skillsets to produce responsible, sustainable practice and policy. Griffith has ranked in the world’s top 100 universities for political and international studies for the past four years. Students learn from industry leaders and have access to practical experiences, including global work placement, exchange opportunities and real case studies. Every business student has access to BusinessPLUS, which offers mentoring, personal branding, networking and career mapping so you can enhance your degree and competitiveness in the employment market. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Government and International Relations at GU.
Business: accounting; Asian business; Asian engagement; behavioural science; business analytics; economics; employment relations; events; finance; financial planning; 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. Government and International Relations: international relations; political science and public policy; security, conflict and human rights.
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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.
Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.
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As a graduate with strong analytical skills, you may pursue work in a broad range of sectors including the government, not-for-profit, international organisations, media, political parties, a range of corporate environments, as well as start-ups and entrepreneurial enterprises. Political science and public policy provides opportunities administering advice to government and business leaders, developing policy and managing programs in areas like economic, environmental and social policy, diplomacy and trade relations. An International Relations qualification gives you a range of employment options in Australia and internationally. You could find a job in foreign ministries, defence departments, intelligence and aid organisations. You could also work in political risk assessment and humanitarian logistics, or for organisations such as the United Nations and its agencies. Depending on your major, you could work 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 business analytics.
Depending on major: Australian Institute of Management; Australian Marketing Institute; Australian Human Resources Institute; Australian Market and Social Research Society; Australian Society of Sport Administrators; The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply; International Special Events Society, Queensland Chapter; Pacific Asia Travel Association; Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand. 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).
5 Oct 2023
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time