Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business

Program code

1230

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

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Entry requirements

15

OP 2019

66

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business (BA/BBus), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 30 credit points of foundation courses for your chosen major; AND
  • 60 credit points for one Arts major; AND
  • 60 credit points for one Business major, or
      • if you elect not to complete a Business major, you will complete 60 credit points from the specified list;
    AND
  • 60 credit points of listed electives and/or free choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Business are accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Year 1

Students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course must complete the following course in their first trimester of study in place of an elective

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 5904LHS Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 1001EHR Work and Employability  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1101IBA Management Concepts  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1003MKT Introduction to Marketing  10
Tri 1,2 or 3   Required Level 1 courses  20

You must complete 30 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1061LHS Ideas, Issues and Inquiry  10
Tri 1 1506LHS Fundamentals of Communication  10
Tri 2,3 1019LHS Foundations of Academic Writing  10
Tri 1 1705LHS Foundations of Western Culture  10
Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 1102AFE Accounting for Decision Making  10
Tri 1,2 1305AFE Business Data Analysis  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1303AFE Economics for Decision Making 1  10
Tri 1,2 or 3   Required Level 1 courses  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2004GIR Government-Business Relations  10
Tri 1,2   Arts major  10
Tri 1,2 or 3   Business major  10
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3   Business (for students electing to not complete a Business major)  10
Tri 1,2 or 3   Listed electives and/or free-choice electives  10
Year 3 and 4
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Arts major  50
Tri 1,2 or 3   Business major  50
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3   Business (for students electing to not complete a Business major)  50
Tri 1,2 or 3   Listed electives and/or free-choice electives  50
Tri 1 2010EHR Legal Issues for Managers  10
OR
Tri 1 2105AFE Introduction to Business Law  10

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Those who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant language coordinator (via the School Administrative Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol.

Students must complete 80 credit points from the following courses, including at least 20 credit points at third year level:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1084LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A  10
Tri 2 1085LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B  10
Tri 1 2010LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2A  20
Tri 2 2011LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2B  20
Tri 1 3010LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3A  20
Tri 2 3011LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3B  20

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1104LHS Introduction to Creative Writing  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2036LHS Writing Short Fiction  10
Tri 1 2154LHS Writing Poetry  10
Tri 2 2106LHS Writing Across Cultures  10
Tri 1 3111LHS Experimental Writing  10
Tri 1 3723LHS Popular Genres  10
Tri 2 3706LHS Editing for Publication  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1013CCJ Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2007CCJ Sociology of Crime (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 2002CCJ Introduction to Policing  10
Tri 1 2003CCJ Introduction to Corrections  10
Tri 2,3 2000CCJ Psychology of Crime (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 3015CCJ Youth Justice  10
Tri 2,3 3006CCJ Punishment, Justice and Reform (capstone course) (offered Tri 3 online) 10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 1221LHS Introduction to Drama: Performance Skills  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2223LHS Page to Stage  10
Tri 1 2221LHS Contemporary Theatre and Its Origins  10
Tri 2 2222LHS Drama for Social Action  10
Tri 1 3221LHS Theatre Direction (capstone course) 10
Tri 3 3236LHS Devising Theatre  10
Tri 2 3223LHS Performing Ecologies  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1117LHS World History  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2101LHS Australia and the World: 1788 to the Present  10
Tri 1 2059LHS A History of Nature  10
Tri 2 2054LHS The Body in History  10
Tri 2 2055LHS A History of Terrorism and Political Violence  10
Tri 1 3052LHS Writing History  10
Tri 2 3145LHS War, Peace and Security: Humanity and History  10

You must complete the following foundation course:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1088LHS First Peoples  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2101LHS Australia and the World: 1788 to the Present  10
Tri 2 2034LHS Aboriginal Political Histories  10
Tri 1 3034LHS Reconstructing the Aboriginal Australian  10
Tri 1 3062LHS Transnational Indigenous Literatures  10
Tri 2 3041ENV Development and Indigenous People  10
Tri 2 3053LHS Contemporary Aboriginal Issues  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1603LHS Islam in the Modern World  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2611LHS Islam, Media and Conflict (not offered from 2020) 10
OR
Tri 1 2615LHS Religious and Ideological Extremism  10
Tri 2 2614LHS Gender Issues in Islam and Muslim Societies  10
Tri 3 3612LHS Islam and Muslim Communities in the West  10
Tri 2 3613LHS Major Themes in Islamic Tradition  10

Note 1: Available to students of any year. This course will be offered during Trimester 3. Participation is based on a selection process. The application round is conducted in Trimester 1 prior to the tour.

You must complete 20 credit points from the following list:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 3145LHS War, Peace and Security: Humanity and History  10
Tri 2 3550LHS Migration, Settlement and Integration  10
Tri 3 3609LHS Advanced Islamic Studies  10
Tri 3 3620LHS Muslim World Study Tour (see Note 1) 20

Note 1: Available to students of any year. This course will be offered during Trimester 3. Participation is based on a selection process. The application round is conducted in Trimester 1 prior to the tour.

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Students who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant language coordinator (via the School Administrative Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol. Not all courses are offered at all campuses. Please contact the relevant language coordinator for further information.

You must complete the following course:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2095LHS Contemporary Italy: A Survey (compulsory course) 10
You must complete 70 credit points from the following courses, including at least 20 credit points at third year level:
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1090LHS Italian 1A  10
OR
Tri 3 1092LHS Intensive Italian 1A  10
Tri 2 1091LHS Italian 1B  10
OR
Tri 3 1093LHS Intensive Italian 1B (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 1 2090LHS Italian 2A (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 2 2091LHS Italian 2B Spoken (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 2 2092LHS Italian 2B Written (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3191LHS In-Country Independent Study (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3192LHS In-Country Independent Study Enhanced  20
Tri 1 3092LHS Italy Through the News (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3094LHS Italian Literature and Society (offered Nathan only) 10
Tri 1 3294LHS Italian Literature and Society Enhanced (offered Nathan only) 20
Tri 2 3093LHS Italy through the Theatre and Cinema (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 3190LHS Italy through Food (not offered from 2018) 10

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. A language major must include at least 20 credit points of third year level courses. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Students who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant Language Coordinator (via the Program Support Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol.

You must complete 80 credit points for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1032LHS Japanese 1A  10
Tri 2 1033LHS Japanese 1B  10

Note 1: Students will only be able to enrol in 1024LHS based on a selection process. Priority will be given to students currently enrolled in a Japanese language course. Students must have completed 1032LHS Japanese 1A or equivalent at least before enrolling in this course.

Note 2: 3566LHS contains online and work-integrated learning components.

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2040LHS Japanese 2A  10
OR
Tri 1 2043LHS Japanese 2A Enhanced  20
Tri 1 2406LHS Japanese Society and Pop Culture  10
Tri 2 2042LHS Japanese 2B  10
OR
Tri 2 2045LHS Japanese 2B Enhanced  20
Tri 1 3040LHS Japanese 3A  20
Tri 2 3041LHS Japanese 3B (not offered from 2018) 20
Tri 2 3533LHS Japanese for Professional Purposes  10
OR
Tri 1 3534LHS Business Japanese 2 (offered Gold Coast only) 10
Tri 2 3536LHS Japanese Linguistics (not offered from 2017) 10
Tri 3 2424LHS Japan Study Tour (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3060LHS Advanced Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3200LHS Independent Internship (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3192LHS In-Country Independent Study Enhanced (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 5010LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 5020LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 5030LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 30
Tri 1,2 or 3 5040LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 40
Tri 1,2 or 3 5050LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 50

Note 1: These courses are only open to students who have gained approval to enrol from the Course Convenor and Program Director.

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1508LHS Introduction to Journalism (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 2 1507LHS Research Skills and Writing for Communication and Journalism  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2511LHS News Writing and Ethics (not offered from 2020) 10
OR
Tri 1,3 2505LHS Ethical Communication  10
Tri 1,3 2513LHS Media Law  10
Tri 2 2523LHS Digital Audio Media Production  10
Tri 1 3025LHS Rethinking Journalism and Media  10
OR
Tri 1,2 3160LHS Journalism Internship 1 (not offered from 2021) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 3531LHS Industry Internship 1  10
Tri 1 3506LHS Feature Writing (not offered from 2021) 10
OR
Tri 1 3507LHS Human Rights, Media and Change  10
Tri 2 3105LHS News Production (not offered from 2021) 10
OR
Tri 2 3521LHS Social Media for Journalism and Public Relations  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1402LHS Language, Culture and Society  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2201LHS English as a Global Language  10
Tri 2 2203LHS Language, Technology and Social Media (Online) 10
Tri 2 3150LHS Language and Gender  10
Tri 1 3203LHS Discourse, Text and Power  10
Tri 1 3403LHS Translation as a bridge between cultures  10
Tri 2 3202LHS Intercultural Communication (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1016LHS Dangerous Pleasures: An Introduction to Literary Studies  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2141LHS Gothic Afterlives  10
Tri 1 3063LHS Poetry and Poetic Imagination  10
Tri 2 2142LHS Truth and Fiction  10
Tri 2 2161LHS Global Shakespeare  10
Tri 1 3062LHS Transnational Indigenous Literatures  10
Tri 2 3560LHS Advanced Literary Studies  10

A Modern Greek major may be completed ONLINE via Flinders University. Scholarships may be available to support student study. Students should contact the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith for further details.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Courses undertaken at Flinders University, South Australia  80

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1003GIR Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2017GIR International Relations Theory  10
Tri 2 2019GIR Politics of International Law and Organisations  10
Tri 2 2611LHS Islam, Media and Conflict (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 2 2615LHS Religious and Ideological Extremism  10
Tri 1 3012GIR Australia's Foreign Relations  10
Tri 1 3011GIR Dilemmas in International Relations (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 1 2020GIR Global Security (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 2101GIR The Politics of Sustainability  10
Tri 3 3612LHS Islam and Muslim Communities in the West  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1510LHS Introduction to Public Relations (see Note 1) (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 1505LHS Introduction to Communication and Journalism  10

Note 1: This course is also available via OUA in Study Period 1, 2, 3 and 4.

It is recommended to also complete the following course:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1508LHS Introduction to Journalism (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 2 1507LHS Research Skills and Writing for Communication and Journalism  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2515LHS Media Relations  10
Tri 2 2501LHS Public Relations Theory, Ethics and Professional Practice (not offered from 2020) 10
OR
Tri 2 2505LHS Ethical Communication (offered from 2020) 10
Tri 2 2509LHS Media, Politics and Public Opinion  10
Tri 1 3518LHS Media Campaigns and Strategies (capstone course) 10
Tri 1,2 3531LHS Industry Internship 1  10
Tri 2 3517LHS Crisis and Disaster Communication  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1009LHS Introduction to Screen Analysis (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: This course is also available via OUA in Study Period 1 and 3.

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2102LHS Television Studies  10
Tri 1 2306LHS Documentary Studies (offered in T3 from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3 3060LHS Advanced Project (offered from 2019) 10
Tri 2 2100LHS Hollywood Cinema  10
Tri 1 3305LHS Media Audiences  10
Tri 1 3301LHS World Cinema  10
Tri 2 3312LHS Australian Screen  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1213LHS Approaches to Human Security  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2020GIR Global Security  10
Tri 1 2718LHS Structures of (in)security  10
Tri 2 2715LHS Conflict and Forced Displacement  10
Tri 1 3550LHS Migration, Settlement and Integration  10
Tri 1,2 3580LHS Advanced Security Studies (capstone course) 10
Tri 2 3145LHS War, Peace and Security: Humanity and History  10

You must complete the following foundation course for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1007LHS Understanding the Social World  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2143LHS Sociology of Identity  10
Tri 1 2139LHS Power and Politics (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 3056LHS Popular Music, Culture and Identity  10
Tri 2 2026LHS Sociology of Youth  10
Tri 1 3054LHS Work and Leisure (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 2 3182LHS Death, Grief and Culture (not offered in 2018) 10
Tri 2 3035LHS Research in Sociology (capstone course) 10
Tri 2 3055LHS Private Lives and Public Troubles (offered in T1 only from 2019) 10

Students unsure of their proficiency levels should contact the Language Coordinator in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences prior to enrolling.

You must complete 80 credit points from the following courses, including at least 20 credit points at third year level:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1080LHS Spanish 1A  10
Tri 2 1081LHS Spanish 1B  10

You must complete a minimum of 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2080LHS Spanish 2A  10
OR
Tri 1 2082LHS Spanish 2A (Enhanced)  20
Tri 2 2081LHS Spanish 2B  10
OR
Tri 2 2083LHS Spanish 2B (Enhanced)  20
Tri 1 3083LHS Spanish for Professional Purposes  10
OR
Tri 1 3087LHS Spanish for Professional Purposes (Enhanced)  20
Tri 2 3085LHS Current Affairs in the Hispanic World (offered even years only) (not offered from 2018) 10
OR
Tri 2 3088LHS Current Affairs in the Hispanic World (Enhanced) (offered even years only) (not offered from 2018) 20
Tri 1 3086LHS A Window into Hispanic Cultures (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 3090LHS A Window into Hispanic Cultures (Enhanced)  20

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2028IBA Asian Business  10
Tri 1 2029IBA Family Business in Asia (not offered at GC in 2019) 10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 1 3017IBA Crime, Business and Politics in Asia  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Tri 2 3012IBA The Social Context of Asian Business (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2011EHR The Reality and Future of Work  10
Tri 1 2006EHR Health and Safety in the Workplace  10
Tri 1,2 2001EHR Management Employee Relations (Tri 1 online) 10
Tri 1 3015EHR Employment Relations Law  10
Tri 2,3 3001EHR Negotiation  10
Tri 2 3006EHR Employment Strategies in Action (capstone course) 10

This major is offered at South Bank, Nathan and the Gold Coast

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures (NA Tri 1 & Tri 3; SB Tri 2; GC Tri 2 & Tri 3) 10
Tri 1,2 2036MKT Retail Marketing (SB & GC Tri 1; NA Tri 2) 10
Tri 1,2 2038MKT Personal Selling and Sales Management (SB & GC Tri 1; NA Tri 2) 10
Tri 1,2 2098MKT Branding and Promoting New Business Ventures (SB & GC Tri 1; NA Tri 2) 10
Tri 1,2 3019MKT Franchising and Small Business (NA Tri 1; SB & GC Tri 2) 10
Tri 1,2 3045MKT New Venture Business Planning (capstone course) (NA Tri 1; SB & GC Tri 2) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2219THS Event Management Principles  10
Tri 1 2315THS Event Marketing and Sponsorship  10
Tri 2 2209THS Managing Projects in Service Industries  10
Tri 1 3117THS Facility and Venue Management  10
Tri 2 3213THS Conference and Convention Management  10
Tri 2 3204THS Event Evaluation (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2002EHR Human Resource Management Principles  10
Tri 1,2 2005EHR Organisational Behaviour  10
Tri 1,2 2009EHR Recruitment and Selection  10
Tri 1 3010EHR Training and Development  10
Tri 1 3011EHR Performance Management  10
Tri 1,2 3012EHR Applied Human Resource Management and Change (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2002IBA Firm Behaviours and Business Strategy  10
Tri 1 2005IBA Comparative Management  10
Tri 1 2028IBA Asian Business  10
Tri 1 3001IBA International Trade and Competition (capstone course) 10
Tri 2 3042MKT Marketing Globally  10
Tri 2 3209AFE International Finance  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2128IBA Business Processes  10
Tri 1 2150IBA Introduction to Supply Chain Management  10
Tri 2 2154IBA Business Logistics  10
Tri 1 3145IBA Purchasing and Supply Management  10
Tri 2 3155IBA Operations Management  10
Tri 2 3156IBA Applied Business Optimisation and Modelling (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2128IBA Business Processes  10
Tri 1,2 2005EHR Organisational Behaviour  10
Tri 1,3 3144IBA Quality Management (GC Tri 1; NA Tri 1, Tri 3) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making (GC Tri 1, Tri 2; NA Tri 1, Tri 2, Tri 3) 10
Tri 1,2 3114IBA Management Problem Solving (capstone course) 10
Tri 2,3 3006IBA Business Ethics and Corporate Governance (GC Tri 2; NA Tri 2, Tri 3) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2004MKT Consumer Psychology  10
Tri 2 2034MKT Market Research  10
Tri 1 2029MKT Advertising and Creative Strategies  10
Tri 2 3006MKT Services Marketing  10
Tri 1,3 3040MKT Digital and Social Media Marketing  10
Tri 2 3028MKT Marketing Strategy and Metrics (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2009THS Real Estate and Property Development Principles  10
Tri 2 2209THS Managing Projects in Service Industries  10
Tri 2 2211AFE Real Estate Finance  10
Tri 1 3220THS Real Estate and Property Development Law  10
Tri 1 3216THS Strata Communities and Management  10
Tri 2 3219THS Property Development Process (capstone course) 10
Note: You can complete the Real Estate License externally through a variety of independent accredited providers including the Queensland real estate industry peak body the Real Estate Institute of Qld (REIQ) and apply for credit towards an elective through the University Credit processes.

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2309THS Sport Management Principles  10
Tri 1 2018THS Organising and Staging Major Sport Events  10
Tri 1 3110THS Contemporary Issues in Sport Business  10
Tri 2 2312THS Sport Information  10
Tri 2 3323THS Sport Marketing  10
Tri 2 3333THS Sport Development Systems (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2101GIR The Politics of Sustainability  10
Tri 2 2002MKT Corporate Communications and Public Relations  10
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication  10
Tri 1 3055MKT Green Marketing  10
Tri 2 2313AFE Environmental and Energy Economics  10
Tri 2,3 3006IBA Business Ethics and Corporate Governance (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2204THS Tourism Management Principles  10
Tri 1 3200THS Destination Marketing  10
Tri 2 2233THS Tourism Impact Assessment  10
Tri 1 3120THS Tourism and Culture  10
Tri 2 3018THS Destination Management  10
Tri 2 3307THS Tourism Small Business Management (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making (capstone course) (GC Tri 1, Tri 2; NA Tri 1, Tri 2, Tri 3) 10
Tri 2,3 3006IBA Business Ethics and Corporate Governance (GC Tri 2; NA Tri 2, Tri 3) 10

You must complete 40 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2128IBA Business Processes  10
Tri 2 2002MKT Corporate Communications and Public Relations  10
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures (NA: Tri 1 & Tri 3; GC: Tri 2 & Tri 3) 10
Tri 1 2101GIR The Politics of Sustainability  10
Tri 1 3033IBA Managing People in the Asia Pacific (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Tri 1,2 2005EHR Organisational Behaviour  10
Tri 2 2209THS Managing Projects in Service Industries  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10

You may select free-choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective offered across the University provided pre-requisites are met. If you require guidance please contact the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2143LHS Sociology of Identity  10
Tri 1 2139LHS Power and Politics (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 3056LHS Popular Music, Culture and Identity (offered online from 2019) 10
Tri 1 2718LHS Structures of (in)security  10
Tri 1 2101LHS Australia and the World: 1788 to the Present  10
Tri 1 2512LHS Public Writing and Professional Practice  10
Tri 1 2141LHS Gothic Afterlives  10
Tri 1 2036LHS Writing Short Fiction  10
Tri 1 2814ICT Data Management  10
Tri 1 3550LHS Migration, Settlement and Integration  10
Tri 1 3052LHS Writing History  10
Tri 1 3506LHS Feature Writing (not offered from 2021) 10
OR
Tri 1 3507LHS Human Rights, Media and Change  10
Tri 1 3723LHS Popular Genres  10
Tri 1 3518LHS Media Campaigns and Strategies  10
Tri 1 3226THS Tourism Study Tour  10
Tri 1 3014LHS Chinese/English Written Communication 1  10
Tri 1 3012LHS Chinese/English Business Interpreting 1  10
Tri 1 3518LHS Media Campaigns and Strategies  10
Tri 1,3 2513LHS Media Law  10
Tri 1,2,3 3060LHS Advanced Project  10
Tri 2 2026LHS Sociology of Youth  10
Tri 2 2034LHS Aboriginal Political Histories  10
Tri 2 2610LHS Great Empires of Islamic Civilization (not offered from 2019) 10
Tri 2 2611LHS Islam, Media and Conflict (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 2 2615LHS Religious and Ideological Extremism  10
Tri 2 2509LHS Media, Politics and Public Opinion  10
Tri 2 2106LHS Writing Across Cultures  10
Tri 2 2055LHS A History of Terrorism and Political Violence  10
Tri 2 2054LHS The Body in History  10
Tri 2 2501LHS Public Relations Theory, Ethics and Professional Practice  10
Tri 2 2030ICT Introduction to Big Data Analytics  10
Tri 2 3053LHS Contemporary Aboriginal Issues  10
Tri 2 3015LHS Chinese/English Written Communication 2  10
Tri 2 3013LHS Chinese/English Business Interpreting 2  10
Tri 2 3533LHS Japanese for Professional Purposes  10
Tri 2 3145LHS War, Peace and Security: Humanity and History  10
Tri 3 3008THS Cruise Industry Experience  10
Tri 3 2022LHS (Re)Imagining Aging and Dying 1 (online from 2018) 10
Tri 1,3 4030ICT Big Data Analytics and Social Media  10

The listed elective interest groups are provided to assist you in choosing electives that align with your career interests. You are not limited to selection from any one group - you can select from across the listed elective interest groups. You must ensure that you do not exceed the maximum of level 1 courses (120 credit points) in your entire program.

Elective courses may be available at multiple campuses and during a different trimester. Click on the course code to find out more information on where and when the course is offered.

Asian and International Business
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2020GIR Global Security  10
Tri 2 2016GIR Power in East Asia  10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Tri 2 3010GIR China and the World  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Employment Relations
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2007EHR Labour Market Issues  10
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 2545QCA Creative Thinking  10
Tri 1,3 2002EHR Human Resource Management Principles  10
Tri 1,3 3144IBA Quality Management  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3040MKT Digital and Social Media Marketing (2018: GC: T1&T3; NA: T2 | 2019: NA&GC: T1&T3) 10
Tri 2 3013MKT Entertainment and the Arts Marketing (2018: T2 GC&NA (alternating years) | 2019: T3 NA&GC) 10
Tri 2 3307THS Tourism Small Business Management  10
Employability electives

The following courses focus on preparation for (and gaining) employment. For more information, please visit Griffith Business School Student Opportunities.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication  10
Tri 1,2 3114IBA Management Problem Solving  10
Tri 1,2 3001GBS UG Business Internship I  10
Tri 1,2 3000GBS UG Business Internship II  20
Tri 1,2 3035IBA Asian Politics/Business Research Project  10
Tri 1,2 3400THS Career Development  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3002LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3029MKT Self-Marketing  10
Tri 2 3014IBA International Business Negotiation  10
Tri 2 3102GBS Business Simulation  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3031IBA Griffith Innovation Challenge  10
Tri 1 3101GBS Applied Digital WIL for Start-Ups  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3002GBS Industry Project  10
Tri 3 3100AFE Engaging with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Business Communities  10
Tri 2,3 3001EHR Negotiation  10
Tri 3 3003GBS UG Global Mobility Internship II  20
Tri 3 3034IBA Asian Immersion Study Tour  10
Event Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2018THS Organising and Staging Major Sport Events  10
Tri 1 3118THS Planning Sustainable Communities  10
Tri 1 3200THS Destination Marketing  10
Tri 1 3226THS Tourism Study Tour  10
Tri 1 3120THS Tourism and Culture  10
Tri 1,2 3410THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship I  10
Tri 1,2 3411THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship II  20
Tri 2 2220THS Athlete Management Principles  10
Tri 2 3018THS Destination Management  10
Tri 2 3207THS Event Business Development  10
Tri 2 3224THS Community Events and Festivals (not offered in 2018) 10
Tri 2,3 3201THS Managing Risk in Tourism, Events and Hospitality  10
Human Resource Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2006EHR Health and Safety in the Workplace  10
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication  10
Tri 1,2 2001EHR Management Employee Relations  10
Tri 2 2007EHR Labour Market Issues  10
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Tri 2 3002EHR Electronic Human Resource Management  10
Tri 3 3017EHR Human Resources Study Tour  10
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 1 3144IBA Quality Management  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Tri 2 3014IBA International Business Negotiation  10
Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 1 2005IBA Comparative Management  10
Tri 1 3033IBA Managing People in the Asia Pacific (not offered from 2019) 10
Tri 1 3027GIR Business and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region  10
Tri 2 3155IBA Operations Management  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Marketing
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 2002MKT Corporate Communications and Public Relations (2018: T1 NA; T2 GC | 2019: T2 NA&GC) 10
Tri 1,2 2036MKT Retail Marketing  10
Tri 1,2 3007MKT Social Marketing: Applying Marketing for Social Change (2018: T1 NA; T2 GC | 2019: T1 NA&GC) 10
Tri 2 3042MKT Marketing Globally  10
Tri 1,2 3055MKT Green Marketing (2018: T1 GC; T2 NA | 2019: T1 NA&GC) 10
Tri 2 3013MKT Entertainment and the Arts Marketing (2018: T2 GC&NA (alternating years) | 2019: T3 NA&GC) 10
Politics and Public Policy
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2002GIR Australian Politics and Government  10
Tri 1 2008GIR Chinese Government and Politics  10
Tri 1 2101GIR The Politics of Sustainability  10
Tri 1 2009GIR Economic Ideas and Political Institutions (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 1 3018GIR Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, and Globalisation  10
Tri 1 3027GIR Business and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region  10
Tri 2 2015GIR Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia  10
Tri 3 2010GIR Introduction to American Politics  10
Tri 2 2012GIR European Democracy in the Twenty-First Century  10
Tri 2 3016GIR The Politics of Identity: Religion, Culture and Globalisation  10
Tri 3 3017GIR The Way of the Dictator  10
Real Estate and Property Development
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3118THS Planning Sustainable Communities  10
Tri 1,2 3410THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship I  10
Tri 1,2 3411THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship II  20
Tri 1,2 or 3   Real Estate License (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication  10
Tri 2,3 3001EHR Negotiation  10

Note: Students can complete the Real Estate License externally through a variety of independent accredited providers including the Queensland real estate industry peak body the Real Estate Institute of Qld (REIQ) and apply for credit towards an elective through the University credit processes.

Sport Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2219THS Event Management Principles  10
Tri 1 2315THS Event Marketing and Sponsorship  10
Tri 1 3117THS Facility and Venue Management  10
Tri 1,2 3410THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship I  10
Tri 1,2 3411THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship II  20
Tri 2 2220THS Athlete Management Principles  10
Tri 2 2209THS Managing Projects in Service Industries  10
Tri 2 3204THS Event Evaluation  10
Tri 2 3224THS Community Events and Festivals (not offered in 2018) 10
Sustainable Enterprise
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2204THS Tourism Management Principles  10
Tri 1 2281ENV Economics and the Environment  10
Tri 1 3118THS Planning Sustainable Communities  10
Tri 1,2 3012EHR Applied Human Resource Management and Change  10
Tourism Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3117THS Facility and Venue Management  10
Tri 1 3226THS Tourism Study Tour  10
Tri 1 3203THS Tourism and Hotel Economic Analysis  10
Tri 1 3006THS Cruise Industry Management  10
Tri 1 3118THS Planning Sustainable Communities  10
Tri 1,2 3410THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship I  10
Tri 1,2 3411THS Tourism, Hospitality, Event, Sport and Property Internship II  20
Tri 1,3 2222THS Hotel Distribution and Sales  10
Tri 1,3 3214THS Financial Management for Tourism and Hotels  10
Tri 2 2213THS Food and Wine Tourism  10
Tri 2 3231THS Managing Hospitality Service Experiences  10
Tri 2 3213THS Conference and Convention Management  10
Tri 2,3 3201THS Managing Risk in Tourism, Events and Hospitality  10
Tri 3 2217THS Wine Studies  10
Tri 3 3008THS Cruise Industry Experience  10

Students must complete 30 credit points from the following required Level 1 courses (and students should ensure that they satisfy the requirements of their major - it is recommended that students discuss their choice of courses for the major with the Arts Program Director):

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1007LHS Understanding the Social World (Sociology major) 10
Tri 1 1603LHS Islam in the Modern World (Islam-West Relations major) 10
Tri 1,3 1013CCJ Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice (offered Tri 3 online) (Criminal Justice major) 10
Tri 1 1001LHS Linguistics 1A - Introduction to the Study of Language I  10
Tri 1 1016LHS Dangerous Pleasures: An Introduction to Literary Studies (Literary Studies major) 10
Tri 1 1088LHS First Peoples (Indigenous Studies major) 10
Tri 1,2 1221LHS Introduction to Drama: Performance Skills (Drama major) 10
Tri 2 1009LHS Introduction to Screen Analysis (Screen Studies major) 10
Tri 2 1104LHS Introduction to Creative Writing (Creative writing major) 10
Tri 2 1117LHS World History (History major) 10
Tri 2 1213LHS Approaches to Human Security (Security Studies major) 10
Tri 2 1508LHS Introduction to Journalism (Journalism major) (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 2 1507LHS Research Skills and Writing for Communication and Journalism (Journalism major) 10
Tri 2 1510LHS Introduction to Public Relations (Public Relations major) (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 1505LHS Introduction to Communication and Journalism (Public Relations major) 10
Tri 2 1003GIR Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia (Politics and International Studies major) 10
Tri 2 1402LHS Language, Culture and Society (Language in Society major) 10
Tri 1,2   Level 1 Language foundation courses (see Language majors for details) 20