Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$10,958.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Business or equivalent with 5.0 GPA over second and third year


Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

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 (Honours) [BBus(Hons)], a student must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 30 credit points for the compulsory research methods courses;
  • gain 10 credit points for coursework;
  • successfully complete the 40 credit point dissertation.


Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours
  • Class III Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined by the relevant Assessment Board on the basis of a Program GPA and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

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 8 - Bachelor Honours 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.

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

This program is available at Nathan (Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 intakes) and Gold Coast (Trimester 1 intake only). Some elective courses are offered at South Bank and/or online.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7010GBS Research Design  10
Tri 1,2 7011GBS Quantitative Methods  10
Tri 1,2 7012GBS Qualitative Methods  10
Tri 1,2 6300GBS_P1 Honours Dissertation Part 1  10
Tri 1,2 6300GBS_P2 Honours Dissertation Part 2  10
Tri 1,2 6300GBS_P3 Honours Dissertation Part 3  10
Tri 1,2 6300GBS_P4 Honours Dissertation Part 4  10

Students must complete 10 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7004EHR Management Consulting  10
Tri 1 7014GIR The Politics of International Environmental Issues: Knowledge, Power and Interests (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 7015GIR Case Studies in Foreign Policy Decision Making  10
Tri 1 7016GIR A Post-Secular Age? Religion, the State and Global Society (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 1 7102IBA Strategic Supply Chain Management  10
Tri 1 7105IBA Strategic Sourcing  10
Tri 1 7115IBA Managing Complex Projects  10
Tri 1 7005GIR Globalisation  10
Tri 1,2 6202THS Special Topics in Honours Research  10
Tri 1,2 7205MKT Brand Strategy and Management  10
Tri 2 7206MKT Services Marketing (GC odd years; NA even years) 10
Tri 2 7011EHR HRM Strategy  10
Tri 1,2 7024EHR International and Comparative Human Resource Management and Employment Relations  10
Tri 1,2 7030MKT Innovation for Growth (NA Tri 1; GC Tri 2) 10
Tri 2 7031MKT Relationship Marketing (offered alternate years GC even; NA odd) 10
Tri 2 7004IBA Trade Investment and Economic Policy in Asia  10
Tri 2 7012GIR Democratisation Business and Governance in Asia (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2 7020EHR Managing Diversity (not offered from 2017) 10
Tri 2 7021EHR Leadership and Self Development  10
Tri 2 7023EHR Digital Human Resource Management  10
Tri 2 7103IBA Global Business Logistics  10
Tri 2 7104IBA Legal Aspects of Procurement  10
Tri 2 7107MKT Franchising (offered alternate years GC even; NA odd) 10
Tri 2 7112IBA Globalisation and Corporate Social Responsibility  10
Tri 2 7116IBA Data Resource Management  10