Bachelor of Business

Program code

1383

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

Offered in

OUA - Study periods 1, 2, 3 and 4

My details

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

 

To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business (BBus), an OUA student must acquire 24 units as prescribed below:

  • complete 8 core units
  • complete 16 units including:
    • one 6-unit Business major and
    • 10 units as follows:
      • a second 6-unit Business major and 4 electives, OR
      • electives
    • Students who elect not to complete a major will complete 2 units at Year 3 level, 4 units from the Business Electives, and 10 elective units
  • complete no more than 10 units at Year 1 level
  • complete at least 6 units at Year 3 level.

Note: In accordance with the University's Credit for Prior Learning Policy and notwithstanding the amount of credit which may be given towards the Bachelor of Business, a student undertaking this program is required to complete a minimum of 8 units of second and third year Griffith units which are part of the Bachelor of Business degree requirements and which have not been credited towards another award.

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. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

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 this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Year 1 and 2 level core units

Students must complete the following:

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
1-4 IBA111 Management Concepts (Introduction to Management)  10
1-3 MKT103 Introduction to Marketing  10
1&3 EHR101 Work and Employability  10
1-3 AFE135 Business Data Analysis  10
3&4 BLW17 Business Law (University of South Australia) 10
1-4 ECO11 Principles of Economics (University of South Australia) 10
1-4 ACC10007 Financial Information for Decision Making (Swinburne) 10
OR
1-4 ACG11 Accounting for Business (University of South Australia) 10
1&3 GIR204 Government and Business Relations  10

Students wishing to complete a Business major will complete the following:

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
1-4 OUA One 6-unit Business major AND electives  160
OR
1-4 OUA Two 6-unit Business majors AND electives  160

Students electing to not complete a major will complete the following:

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
2&3 IBA312 Management Strategy and Decision Making  10
2&3 IBA306 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance  10
1-4 OUA And at least 4-units from the Business Electives  40
1-4 OUA A maximum of 10 elective units (see Note 1) 100

Note 1: Students can complete electives from the list below or from any undergraduate program offered by Open Universities Australia provided you meet the degree requirements including the completion of at least eight second and third year Griffith units which are part of the Bachelor of Business degree requirements and which have not been credited towards another award.

BUSINESS MAJORS

Contemporary Marketing major

Students must complete the following six units:

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
1 MKT340 Digital and Social Media Marketing  10
1 MKT236 Retail Marketing  10
2 MKT341 Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing  10
2 MKT319 Franchising and Small Business  10
3 MKT307 Applying Marketing for Social Change  10
3 MKT355 Green Marketing  10

Human Resource Management major

Students must complete the following six units:

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
1&3 EHR202 Human Resource Management Principles  10
2 EHR203 Recruitment and Selection  10
1&3 EHR205 Organisational Behaviour  10
1 EHR302 Training and Development  10
4 EHR303 Performance Management  10
2 EHR301 Applied Human Resource Management and Change  10

Management major

Students must complete the following six units:

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
1&3 EHR205 Organisational Behaviour  10
2&4 IBA218 Business Processes  10
2&3 IBA312 Management Strategy and Decision Making  10
2&3 IBA306 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance  10
1&3 IBA305 Quality Management  10
2&3 IBA311 Management Problem Solving  10

BUSINESS ELECTIVES

Note: Students can complete electives drawn from the majors listed in the program (see below) or from any undergraduate program offered by Open Universities Australia provided you meet the degree requirements including the completion of at least eight second and third year Griffith units which are part of the Bachelor of Business degree requirements and which have not been credited towards another award.

Study period Unit code Unit title CP
1 MKT340 Digital and Social Media Marketing  10
1 MKT236 Retail Marketing  10
2 MKT341 Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing  10
2 MKT319 Franchising and Small Business  10
3 MKT307 Applying Marketing for Social Change  10
3 MKT355 Green Marketing  10
1&3 EHR202 Human Resource Management Principles  10
2 EHR203 Recruitment and Selection  10
1&3 EHR205 Organisational Behaviour  10
1 EHR302 Training and Development  10
4 EHR303 Performance Management  10
2 EHR301 Applied Human Resource Management and Change  10
3 EHR208 Business Communications  10
1 EHR201 Management Employee Relations  10
1 IBA304 Inter-cultural Management  10
2&4 IBA218 Business Processes  10
2&3 IBA312 Management Strategy and Decision Making  10
2&3 IBA306 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance  10
1&3 IBA305 Quality Management  10
2&3 IBA311 Management Problem Solving  10
2 IBA205 Comparative Management  10