Bachelor of Business
Griffith University - Online

Course outline

This degree will equip you with the practical skills, values, and knowledge to thrive in the evolving economy. In your first year, you’ll complete discovery subjects and learn core skills critical to successful business operations and apply them to practical challenges using the principles of sustainability, inclusiveness and equity. In your second year, you will be able to choose 1 or 2 majors from over 20 majors, and have the option to complete them online, so you can study wherever it suits you. You’ll have the opportunity to gain experience through a series of internships and placements where you’ll be able to apply your knowledge to practical business situations and problems. In your last year, you will develop the skills and knowledge to ensure that you graduate confident and ready for a successful career in business. Plus, every business student has the chance to participate in BusinessPLUS, which offers mentoring and workshops including networking and career mapping. So no matter your goal in business, this degree will equip you for the career opportunities the new economy brings. For further information visit


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 the Griffith University website 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; behavioural science; business analytics; economics; employment relations; events; finance; financial planning; financial crime investigation and compliance; 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. 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 Brisbane South (Nathan) and Gold Coast, refer to entries under Griffith College for: D Business/B Business; D International Tourism and 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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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

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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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 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 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
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

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