CRICOS course code: 101266
Level of study: Undergraduate
The Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) is designed to deliver a thorough understanding of the complex concepts facing organisations today whilst allowing customisation toward the business skill of your choice. This new degree takes you through a unique skill set that will give you a competitive edge in the employment market. You’ll be equipped with the skills necessary to plan and conduct research in business and government, and will be well-placed for positions in the private, not-for-profit, and public sectors. Delivered using the latest innovations in learning, your courses/subjects will be integrated with first-hand work experiences and organisational simulations, so you’ll apply the latest academic learning in workplace environments.
This degree is designed to allow students from all business disciplines to commence in the same foundation year and then specialise in the business application of your choice. So, whether you want to be an accountant, an advertising executive, an international business consultant or an entrepreneur; all you need to do is enrol and customise as you go. In your third and fourth year, you will choose a thesis which will further develop and demonstrate your proficiency and application in your chosen area. You can also apply to take an internship or study overseas as part of your thesis, helping you graduate with advanced skills that will ensure you stand out in the employment market.
Offered through the Griffith Business School which is ranked in the top 200 worldwide by the prestigious Academic Rankings of World Universities, this degree can also provide a pathway to a Higher Degree Research (for example, PhD) and a career in academia.
Discover your passion
You’ll complete six discovery courses/subjects that are based in the core skills critical to successful business operations (including analysis, accounting, economics, management, organisational psychology, marketing, international business) and apply them across a range of interdisciplinary and authentic activities. The discovery year is designed to simulate practical environments across a variety of commercial applications so that you learn to apply theory in practice to the trends and challenges of today’s environment. They will help you discover your strengths, choose your majors and hone your skills in your discipline of choice. More importantly, you will start to investigate the purpose that drives you and brings meaning and motivation to drive your career. Plus, when you graduate, you’ll stand out in the job market because you’ll be able to apply the skills gained in your major across a wide range of business simulations. You’ll also add two courses/subjects from another area of study like science or the arts. This is your opportunity to embrace your passion or discover a new one. You’ll graduate with extra skills which set you apart in the work place; and a thorough understanding of the links that business draws between all industries.
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Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only); OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English); OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.