Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Business
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

Multiply your career options with this double degree. In as little as four years, you’ll graduate as a business professional with two degrees and unique experiences that will give you a competitive edge. Gain specialist knowledge and understand the contemporary communication and new media landscape. Study the foundations of communication, digital media production, content creation and advanced writing, alongside fundamental business concepts, such as management, marketing and government-business relations. Work alongside and learn from some of the best communication and business professionals in the country and apply your skills through two major projects in your final year. You’ll graduate with a professional portfolio and access one-in-a-lifetime internships and international experiences. You’ll graduate ready to take advantage of the full array of communication and business career opportunities. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Business at GU.

Majors

Business: 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.

Communication: journalism; strategic communication.

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

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

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

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

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

92.30

73.00

61.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

75.00

67.30

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

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

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Depending on your specialisation/s, you may find opportunities in communications-related businesses, not-for-profit, government and corporate organisations, or careers in strategic or public communication, corporate promotions, commercial communication, journalism, freelance writing, creative industries, public relations and communications firms, government and non-government organisations, not-for-profit and aid organisations, media and the film industry, entrepreneurial and start-up organisations.

Membership

Depending on major: Australian Marketing Institute; Australian Human Resources Institute; Australian Market and Social Research Society; Australian Society of Sport Administrators; 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).

Course Code
232321
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$15000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast