CA01 Bachelor of Business

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Core Structure

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


The Bachelor of Business has 16 compulsory units; 8 core units and the 8 core units of the Management Major. In addition to these 16 compulsory units students may:

Select a Second Major OR

2 Minors OR

8 Elective Units OR

1 Minor and 4 Elective Units OR

1 Minor and CQU Global Outbound Program OR

4 Elective Units and Global Outbound Program

Students can select a Second Major in:

Accounting

Financial Planning

Human Resource Management

Marketing

Property

Social Innovation

Those students undertaking a second major must select their units from the majors as detailed for the Bachelor of Business course. Please nominate major(s) in your MyCentre record and major(s) will appear on your official testamur.

Students can select Minors in:

Digital Media

Food Security and Sustainability

Human Resource Management

Marketing

Tourism

Those students undertaking a Minor must enrol in specified units from the Minors list as detailed in the Bachelor of Business course. Please note that name(s) of Minor(s) will not appear on your official testamur.

Elective Units

Students may choose to undertake electives instead of a second major. Students taking this option will graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Management). Those students undertaking elective units may select their units from any 6 credit point undergraduate unit offered by CQUniversity. Please note that only a maximum of 12 Level 1 units may be completed in the Bachelor of Business.

Work Integrated Learning

To undertake the Work Integrated Learning option, students are required to undertake BUSN19024 and BUSN12001 plus 5 elective units to meet the 8 units required.

Students who meet the prerequisite requirements of BUSN12001 and are able to secure an approved professional work placement will undertake a maximum of 20 hours per week for 12 weeks. International students should check their work rights on their individual visa to ensure they remain compliant with visa conditions at all times. More information about visa conditions can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website. Please consult a Course Advisor as you will not be able to enrol in BUSN12001 yourself.

CQU Global Outbound Program

As part of the elective choices, students can experience life and study from a choice of over 30 countries across six continents through CQUGlobal Outbound programs. This program allows students to receive 24 credit points (equivalent to four units of 6 credit points) as elective credit into their Bachelor of Business course.

To be eligible for a place in the Outbound Exchange program for a term (semester) or academic year, you must meet the following requirements:

1. Be a current student at any CQUniversity Australia campus.

a) Those enrolled by Distance Education must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

2. Have completed at least one term of study at CQUniversity before embarking on an exchange. You are not required to maintain certain Grade Point Average (GPA) to take part in the program.

3. Meet any entry requirements as stipulated by our partner institutions including pre-requisites for chosen external units .

It is possible for students to go out on exchange more than once, but you may be restricted by your course of study and in some cases, external accreditation of your course. If you are able to go out on exchange more than once you must find a new host institution each time due to partner restrictions.

International Students undertaking the CQU Global Outbound Program

International students are responsible for meeting all Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) student visa requirements and overseas institutions visa requirements. CQUniversity will not be responsible for matters related to visa applications. Some partner institutions may not accept an international student for an exchange program.

If you are an international student studying at CQUniversity Australia on a student visa, there may be some restrictions on where you can go. The standard international student visa regulations would not allow you to remain in Australia and undertake a virtual exchange and we do not encourage students to return to their country of origin on our exchange program. Some of our partner institutions will also have restrictions, but there will be opportunities available to you. Please contact our CQUGlobal adviser by emailing cquglobal-out@cqu.edu.au or calling 07 49232438

For more information about the CQUGlobal Outbound Exchange Program, please go to: https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/cquglobal-outbound

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
COMM11003 Career Communications
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management

Management Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is available at Brisbane, Distance Education, Melbourne, Perth, Rockhampton and Sydney campuses.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management

Students who choose not to undertake a second major must successfully complete an additional 8 units.

Options include undertaking:

Work Integrated Learning (an internship) that includes BUSN19024 and BUSN12001 and 5 electives.

8 Elective Units OR

2 Minors OR

1 Minor and 4 Elective Units OR

1 Minor and CQU Global Outbound Program OR

4 Elective Units and Global Outbound Program

Students can select Minors in:

Digital Media

Food Security and Sustainability

Human Resource Management

Marketing

Tourism

Those students undertaking a Minor must enrol in specified units from the Minors list as detailed in the Bachelor of Business course. Please note that name(s) of Minor(s) will not appear on your official testamur.

Those students undertaking elective units may select their units from any 6 credit point undergraduate unit offered by CQUniversity. Please note that only a maximum of 12 Level 1 units may be completed in the Bachelor of Business.

Work Integrated Learning

To undertake the Work Integrated Learning option, students are required to undertake BUSN19024 and BUSN12001 plus 5 elective units to meet the 8 units required.

Students who meet the prerequisite requirements of BUSN12001 and are able to secure an approved professional work placement will undertake a maximum of 20 hours per week for 12 weeks. International students should check their work rights on their individual visa to ensure they remain compliant with visa conditions at all times. More information about visa conditions can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website. Please consult a Course Advisor as you will not be able to enrol in BUSN12001 yourself.

CQU Global Outbound Program

As part of the elective choices, students can experience life and study from a choice of over 30 countries across six continents through CQUGlobal Outbound programs. This program allows students to receive 24 credit points (equivalent to four units of 6 credit points) as elective credit into their Bachelor of Business course.

To be eligible for a place in the Outbound Exchange program for a term (semester) or academic year, you must meet the following requirements:

1. Be a current student at any CQUniversity Australia campus.

a) Those enrolled by Distance Education must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

2. Have completed at least one term of study at CQUniversity before embarking on an exchange. You are not required to maintain certain Grade Point Average (GPA) to take part in the program.

3. Meet any entry requirements as stipulated by our partner institutions including pre-requisites for chosen external units .

It is possible for students to go out on exchange more than once, but you may be restricted by your course of study and in some cases, external accreditation of your course . If you are able to go out on exchange more than once you must find a new host institution each time due to partner restrictions.

International Students undertaking the CQU Global Outbound Program

International students are responsible for meeting all Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) student visa requirements and overseas institutions visa requirements. CQUniversity will not be responsible for matters related to visa applications. Some partner institutions may not accept an international student for an exchange program.

If you are an international student studying at CQUniversity Australia on a student visa, there may be some restrictions on where you can go. The standard international student visa regulations would not allow you to remain in Australia and undertake a virtual exchange and we do not encourage students to return to their country of origin on our exchange program. Some of our partner institutions will also have restrictions, but there will be opportunities available to you. Please contact our CQUGlobal adviser by emailing cquglobal-out@cqu.edu.au or calling 07 49232438

For more information about the CQUGlobal Outbound Exchange Program, please go to: https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/cquglobal-outbound

Management and Accounting Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is available at Rockhampton, Distance Education, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney campuses.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Accounting Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT11081 Introductory Financial Accounting
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19062 Intermediate Financial Accounting
LAWS19032 Company & Association Law
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
ACCT19061 Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT13017 Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting

Management and Financial Planning Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is only available via Distance Education.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Financial Planning Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
FINC13001 Estate Planning

Management and Human Resource Management Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is available at Brisbane, Distance Education, Melbourne, Rockhampton and Sydney campuses.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Human Resource Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
HRMT19012 Performance Management
HRMT19013 Human Resource Training and Development
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
OCHS11027 OHS Fundamentals

Management and Marketing Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is available at Brisbane, Distance Education, Melbourne, Perth, Rockhampton and Sydney campuses.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Marketing Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding

Management and Property Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is only available via Distance Education.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Property Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
PROP11001 Property Valuation
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
ECON19036 Property Economics
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management

Management and Social Innovation Major

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This major is only available via Distance Education.

Management Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change

Social Innovation Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDED12448 Service Learning - Contexts and Communities
SOCL11059 Introducing Social Change
PSYC12014 Critical, Cultural and Social Psychology
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
BUSN19021 Project
MGMT12162 Managing Non-Profit and Philanthropic Businesses and Organisations
BUSN13003 Pitching and Funding of Innovations
BUSN13002 Advanced Social Innovation

Optional Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Digital Media Minor

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
DGTL12004 Print Design
DGTL12006 Visual Communication Design
DGTL12007 Digital Communications Management
MMST11003 Visual Design Fundamentals

Human Resource Management Minor

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation

Marketing Minor

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning

Tourism Minor

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
TOUR12003 Developing Sustainable Tourism Enterprises
TOUR12004 Tourism Issues for the 21st Century
TOUR13003 Assessing Tourism Demand
TOUR13004 Innovation in Tourism Using Design Thinking

Food Security and Sustainability Minor

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FOOD11001 Social Justice in the Food System
FOOD12001 Food: History, Culture and Globalisation
FOOD13001 Future Food Markets
FOOD13002 Food Changemakers