CL86 - Bachelor of Business

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Overview

Course Overview

CQUniversity's Bachelor of Business is an innovative course that builds foundation business and management skills and prepares you for the future world of work. The course provides you the opportunity to build your knowledge, skills, and practice in your chosen profession or discipline through authentic learning experiences that develop engaged globally-aware citizens able to make a contribution to communities and industry. The course is designed for students who are planning a career in business and management in diverse organisations. There are eight compulsory core units and a choice of one of six business discipline majors. You can then choose a second major or two minors from the business discipline providing you meet the pre-requisite requirements. This provides you the unique opportunity to develop a breadth of knowledge to enable you to meet and adapt to the changing nature of careers and work. In addition, you may be eligible to study a Masters level minor in a cognate discipline to develop a depth of knowledge that will make you uniquely attractive to employers. This course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge in a range of traditional business and non-traditional business disciplines and the critical thinking, problem-solving, information literacy, technological, cross-cultural, ethical and innovative abilities being sought by employers. You will be able to gain work experience while you learn with a mix of industry placements, internships and projects; real-world and authentic learning experiences you’ll need to excel in the future world of work. 

Career Information

The CQU Bachelor of Business course will prepare you for a career in marketing, general management, human resource management, public relations, property, and accounting - as well as providing an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in managing sustainable organisations. The degree provides the essential knowledge, skills and opportunities for personal development you will need to broaden your opportunities and build the foundations of your career.

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BBus(Major)
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Indonesia Availability

Semester 1 - 2022

Jakarta

Term 3 - 2022

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2022

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2022

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
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Entry Scores
Rank Threshold SR 60 | ATAR 60
Entry Requirements

English Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
  • completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores :

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
  • Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

International students:

Refer to International Entry Requirements

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

A recommended study schedule for this course can be obtained from your Student Advisor 

Students may determine their own schedule based upon credit transfers and personal study requirements. It is important to note that full-time students usually enrol in 4 units per term and part-time students usually enrol in 2 units per term.

Course Planners are also available for this course to help you to schedule your study.

Please note: students must check to see when and where a unit is offered before enrolling. See the unit availability in this handbook for details.

Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CL87 - Diploma of Business Studies
Exit Awards CL87 - Diploma of Business Studies
Professional Accreditation

The Financial Planning Major is accredited with the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) and supplies the educational requirements for practice as a Financial Advisor.

The Bachelor of Business (HRM) has met the criteria for course accreditation and is currently accredited by the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) for three years commencing January 2019. Accreditation is reviewed every three years by the AHRI National Accreditation Committee. Students applying for this course can be assured that the quality of core units map onto the AHRI Model of Excellence for HR Practitioners and Academics, a recognised benchmark of HR best practice and standards.

Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

BUSN13004 - The undertaking of a business internship is an option in this unit. It will take the form of an industry placement. Work experience in industry directed by the provider, within the secured place of employment. 12 weeks @ 20 hours (maximum) = 240 hours total

Previous and Current Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2021 60
Inherent Requirements
There are Inherent Requirements (IRs) that you need to be aware of, and fulfil, to achieve the core learning outcomes of the units and course. IRs are the essential capabilities, knowledge, behaviours and skills that are needed to complete a unit or course.

Please note that in some instances there may be similarities between course, entry and inherent requirements.

If you experience difficulties meeting these requirements, reasonable adjustments may be made upon contacting accessibility@cqu.edu.au. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.

Ethical Behaviour

Examples are:

  • Complying with academic and non-academic misconduct policies and procedures such as CQUniversity's Student Charter, Student Misconduct Policy and Student Behavioural Misconduct Procedures, and Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
  • Demonstrating honesty and integrity in academic and professional practice.
Behavioural Stability

Examples are:

  • Being reflective with personal behaviours appropriate for professional performance and being positive and receptive to processing constructive feedback or criticism from peers, supervisors, and/or lecturers.
  • Successfully processing and coping with your own emotions and behaviour when dealing with individuals in educational and professional environments.
Legal Compliance

Examples are:

  • Knowing, understanding and complying with the laws of the Sovereign State in which you reside, work and/or study.
  • Complying with the policies and practices of businesses or organisations in which you may be placed or find employment.
  • Complying with the requirements for student registration with organisations such as the Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Marketing Institute, the Australian Human Resources Institute and the like.
Communication Skills (Verbal, Non-verbal, Written and Technology)

Examples are:

  • Verbally communicating in the English language with accuracy, appropriateness and effectiveness.
  • Actively participating in discussion activities related to the course.
  • Using language that is appropriate to the context of the individual, group or workplace.
  • Establishing rapport with others in the study and practice of business and responding appropriately to peers, teaching staff, clients, supervisors and other professionals.
  • Observing and understanding non-verbal cues to assist with building rapport with people and gaining their trust and respect in academic and professional relationships.
  • Consistently displaying appropriate facial expressions, eye contact, body movements and gestures while being mindful of personal space boundaries.
  • Being aware of culturally-based differences in non-verbal communications, to ensure effective, culturally appropriate interpersonal communications.
  • Competently and appropriately producing written assessment work in a logical, coherent manner, and with correct grammar and punctuation to the required academic standards.
  • Expressing complex and detailed information and knowledge in logical and legible essays and reports that clearly communicate the intended message, and doing so in a timely manner, meeting appropriate professional standards.
  • Accurately conveying and documenting information in a written form that meets legal and professional practice requirements.
Cognitive Abilities (Knowledge and Cognitive Skills, Literacy and Numeracy)

Examples are:

  • Conceptualising and using appropriate knowledge in response to academic assessment items.
  • Applying theoretical knowledge, research evidence, policies and procedures in academic and professional practice.
  • Constructing written text proficiently, in English, using appropriate vocabulary and conventions of speech, including being able to paraphrase, summarise and reference in accordance with appropriate academic conventions.
  • Competently reading, writing and accurately interpreting information to convey language effectively in educational and professional settings.
  • Producing accurate, concise and clear business documentation which meets legal requirements.
  • Demonstrating effective use of numeracy skills to perform a range of business functions.
  • Applying numeracy skills to interpret and solve a range of mathematical and data-related problems associated with a range of business practices.
Reflective Skills

Examples are:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of how theory as well as personal, social and cultural experiences relate to practice or personal or professional knowledge.
  • Discovering and challenging own underlying assumptions.
  • Making connections between personal and work experiences and what is being learnt.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Abilities

Examples are:

  • Competently using a desktop operating system such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X.
  • Competently using productivity software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Competently using the internet for a range of study and business related activities.
  • Operating associated electronic technologies such as (but not limited to) digital scanners, copiers, cameras and video cameras, a tablet computer or a mobile phone in the professional business environment.
Core Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Accounting Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Accounting and its applications in organisational contexts
  • 2. Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets
  • 3. Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, and numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information
  • 4. Produce collaborative outcomes through productively participating, contributing to and engaging in teams
  • 5. Exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in order to manage organisations and succeed in the future world of work
  • 6. Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Financial Planning Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Financial Planning and its applications in organisational contexts
  • 2. Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets
  • 3. Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, and numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information
  • 4. Produce collaborative outcomes through productively participating, contributing to and engaging in teams
  • 5. Exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in order to manage organisations and succeed in the future world of work
  • 6. Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Human Resource Management Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Human Resource Management and its applications in organisational contexts
  • 2. Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets
  • 3. Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, and numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information
  • 4. Produce collaborative outcomes through productively participating, contributing to and engaging in teams
  • 5. Exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in order to manage organisations and succeed in the future world of work
  • 6. Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Management Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Management and its applications in organisational contexts
  • 2. Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets
  • 3. Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, and numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information
  • 4. Produce collaborative outcomes through productively participating, contributing to and engaging in teams
  • 5. Exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in order to manage organisations and succeed in the future world of work
  • 6. Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Marketing Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Marketing and its applications in organisational contexts
  • 2. Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets
  • 3. Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, and numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information
  • 4. Produce collaborative outcomes through productively participating, contributing to and engaging in teams
  • 5. Exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in order to manage organisations and succeed in the future world of work
  • 6. Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Property Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Property and its applications in organisational contexts
  • 2. Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets
  • 3. Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, and numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information
  • 4. Produce collaborative outcomes through productively participating, contributing to and engaging in teams
  • 5. Exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in order to manage organisations and succeed in the future world of work
  • 6. Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Human Resource Management Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Liberal Studies Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Marketing Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Master of Business Management Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Startups and Entrepreneurship Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory core unit is studied in the fourth term of the course.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BUSN11016 Introduction to Study and Professional Practice
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
MGMT11169 Business Analytics
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
BUSN13004 Professional Practice and Experience
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Accounting Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. Students outside the Bachelor of Business who wish to study the Accounting Major must also study the pre-requisite units: ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication and LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law.

For those students wishing to study both the Accounting and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit - LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A . This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

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

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Financial Planning Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Financial Planning Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. Students outside the Bachelor of Business who wish to study the Financial Planning Major must also study the pre-requisite units: ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication and LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law.

For those students wishing to study both the Accounting and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A . This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC13001 Estate Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction

For those students wishing to study both the Accounting and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A . This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Human Resource Management Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Human Resource Management Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Human Resource Management Major can be met within the eight units of the Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19012 Performance Management
HRMT19013 Human Resource Training and Development
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Management Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. All pre-requisites for the Management Major can be met within the eight units of the Major. Students wishing to study the Management Major outside of the Bachelor of Business should substitute HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour with ECON11026 Principles of Economics.

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Financial Planning Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance in the Financial Planning Major.

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Property Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Management in the Property Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Marketing Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Marketing Major can be met when MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals is studied in the Major. Students who are not studying the Bachelor of Business should complete the compulsory units listed in the Marketing Major. Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Marketing in the Marketing Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning

Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Media in the Marketing Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Property Major is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business. Students outside the Bachelor of Business who wish to study the Property Major must also study the pre-requisite units: ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication and LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law.

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Property Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Management in the Property Major.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PROP11001 Property Valuation
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
FINC19011 Business Finance
ECON19036 Property Economics
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management

For those students wishing to study both the Management and Property Majors, there is a common unit FINC19011 Business Finance. This unit will have to be replaced with BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Management in the Property Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Human Resource Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Human Resource Management Minor is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Human Resource Management Minor can be met within the four units of the Minor.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Liberal Studies Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Liberal Studies Minor enables students to compile a Minor consistent with an area of interest and/or career/profession requirements not already covered in the existing Majors and Minors. When choosing units for this Liberal Studies Minor the number of level 1 units within the Bachelor of Business must not exceed 12 units and all pre-requisites must be met. In addition, students should ensure the Minor consists of at least one level 1 unit, one level 2 unit, and one level 3 unit. 

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
ACCT11081 Introductory Financial Accounting
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19061 Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT19062 Intermediate Financial Accounting
LAWS19032 Company & Association Law
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
ACCT13017 Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19011 Business Finance
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC13001 Estate Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19012 Performance Management
HRMT19013 Human Resource Training and Development
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance
PROP11001 Property Valuation
ECON19036 Property Economics
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management
TOUR12003 Developing Sustainable Tourism Enterprises
TOUR13004 Innovation in Tourism Using Design Thinking
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Marketing Minor is available to students studying the Bachelor of Business and other courses throughout CQUniversity. All pre-requisites for the Marketing Minor can be met within the four units of the Minor. Students who are not studying the Bachelor of Business should complete the compulsory units listed in the Marketing Minor. Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Media in the Marketing Minor.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding

Students studying the Bachelor of Business should replace MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals (a core first year unit) with MRKT11028 Digital Media in the Marketing Major.

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Master of Business Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

The Master of Business Management Minor can be undertaken by students studying a cognate discipline. Students wishing to study the Master of Business Management Minor must meet the Grade Point Average requirement at the end of the second year of study of the Bachelor of Business. 

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BUSN20017 Effective Business Communications
HRMT20024 Managing Human Resources
MGMT20144 Management and Business Context
ACCT20077 Accounting for Management Decision Making
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Startups and Entrepreneurship Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Bachelor of Business has eight compulsory core units. Seven of the compulsory units are studied in the first year of the course; the eighth compulsory unit is studied in the fourth term of the course. The eighth compulsory unit, Professional Practice and Experience, provides the choice of undertaking a business internship, study tour or project.

In addition, to the eight compulsory units, students must study one major. The major can be in one of the following six disciplines:

  • Accounting - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Financial Planning - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Human Resource Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Management - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Marketing - Major 8 units, 48 credits
  • Property - Major 8 units, 48 credits

Those students wishing to undertake a second major can choose from the above list or two Minors from the list provided below.

  • Human Resource Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Liberal Studies - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Marketing - Minor 4 units, 24 credits
  • Startups and Entrepreneurship - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Rather than study two minors from the list above, students who meet the Grade Point Average requirement (GPA 5.5) can choose to study one Minor above and the Masters level Minor below:

  • Master of Business Management - Minor 4 units, 24 credits

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LAWS12068 Innovation and Intellectual Property Law
LAWS12076 Law of Startups
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
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