Within our undergraduate business degree, you are able to choose from 12 majors. A major is your chosen area of specialisation. Not all majors are available at all campuses. The handbook provides detail about the subjects you can study within each major and the campuses each major is available at.
As an accountant, you will contribute to the most critical function of all businesses and organisations — their financial viability. You will learn how to recognise financial patterns and be an efficient problem solver for all businesses in various industries.
Core subjects will give you foundation knowledge of decision making for businesses and the ability to interpret data. You will gain an in-depth understanding of financial management, business modelling, company accounting, taxation and auditing.
With real world experience through work placements, you will be ready for the work force. Accredited with Certified Practising Accountant Australia (CPA) and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), you can become a professional accountant with further study.
Banking and Finance
Focus on the management of financial markets and institutions, and develop insight into the central role of banking and finance. You will understand how to manage the circulation of money, credit, investments, and the acquisition of finance.
Throughout this major, you will study funds management, financial markets and risk management. You will learn about the different approaches to managing financial institutions, including commercial banks, rural cooperatives and microfinance institutions.
You will make decisions that help businesses develop and thrive, and work in government, non-government, private, or non-for-profit organisations. With an understanding of international finance and sustainable economic growth, employers will value your theoretical and practical knowledge. If you are an Australian student, you can study this major online or in Singapore.
Business Intelligence and Information Systems
Find out how to integrate information technology systems and data into business strategies and be integral to your organisation’s operational strategy. As a business intelligence analyst, you will have the knowledge needed to use data for marketing purposes, create cost-effective systems and identify business opportunities.
You will work in the digital space to manage information systems, large amounts of data and information security. You will also gain the skills to communicate the data effectively, enhancing marketing efforts, or informing supervisors and clients.
With the ever-increasing use of technology and the importance of data and data security, you will be highly employable in a growing industry. Upon graduation, you can apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).
Go further than wondering what happens when supply exceeds demand. Throughout this economics degree, you will explore ways that, as a society, we can make the best use of time, land and labour. You will learn about how people interact with markets and develop models to predict behaviour.
Central to key decision making for businesses, you will understand macroeconomic policy, behavioural economics and economic growth. You will have the ability to apply your knowledge of national resourcing and sustainability, and indigenous policy implications.
Become a key professional in public policy development or in the finance and banking sectors. With the analytical, mathematical and political skills that you acquire throughout this degree, your career pathway will be varied and exciting.
Prepare yourself for financial management of commercial banks, rural cooperatives and microfinance institutions. Lead investment opportunities, plan long-term financial goals and advise executive management on how to maximise profits.
Study financial and capital markets, how to make relevant decisions within those markets, and the different approaches to managing financial institutions. You will learn business modelling, personal portfolio management, risk management and multinational business finance.
With financial management skills that are transferable to most industries, you can forge your own career pathway. Combine this major with Accounting, Economics or Business Intelligence and Information Systems to strengthen your skill set.
Governance, Business and Society
Have a direct influence on policy and decision makers and enhance the prosperity and viability of organisations and whole communities. Public governance focuses on the interactions between government, business and community interests, and works towards resolving problems.
Learn to build creative approaches to managing complex societal issues through policy. You will gain the skills needed to create and establish policies, and work with organisations to monitor policy implementation.
Understand how modern governments effectively manage societies and be ready to work towards finding solutions to major public issues confronting our society. You will have the skills to work in a range of organisations and implement positive change in your local or international communities.
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Stand out from the crowd with this major and manage tourism and hospitality attractions, tours, events, and services. You will gain the professional knowledge and expertise to manage, plan and market the food, recreation, accommodation and tourism industry.
By understanding of the decision making process of your guests, you will have the ability to create amazing travel or event experiences. You will study the intricacies of conference and event management and the logistics and operations behind hospitality.
Through case studies, field trips and site visits, learn the practical skills required to excel in the industry. If you are an Australian student, you can study this major online or in Singapore. For international students, you can study in either Brisbane or Singapore.
Human Resources Management
Find out what makes people tick and how you can boost their performance in organisations. Get the competitive edge in business. By understanding human behaviour, you will learn about the value of employees to a workplace.
Learning how to effectively communicate, develop positive employment relations and manage organisational change will make you stand out from the crowd. Your passion for human resources can take you across industries in Australia and around the world.
Wherever you want to work and in every industry, having a deep knowledge of people and having the skills to enable them to succeed will make you valuable to any business.
Build invaluable skills for managing business an international scale. Your love of developing strategies and planning for short- and long-term projects will see you operating multi-national enterprises.
Develop an in-depth understanding of the challenges, advantages and issues of conducting business in a complex global environment. With the skills to work in the exciting international arena, you can build a sustainable, competitive business position in the international marketplace.
With an increasingly globalised world, your business and management skills will open up a range of career prospects. As an Australian student, you can study this major online and gain practical skills through local industry placement or choose to study a semester in Singapore. As an international student, you can study this major in Singapore or Brisbane.
Find out how to use your love of innovation, entrepreneurships and people management to strengthen your employability skills. Giving you the edge to lead businesses in highly competitive environments, you will learn how to solve complex organisational problems, plan effectively and hire the right employees.
Develop the skills to manage finances and resources, and direct business operations in a fast-paced setting. You will learn to manage people and workflow — transferable skills important to running a business or team in any industry.
Understand how to identify the best people for the job, and how to motivate, develop and manage people in the workplace. You will get real-world skills and put theory into practice by developing a management solution for an existing business.
Get the skills to speak directly to your customers through traditional advertising, digital marketing and social media. Your creativity and understanding of people will help you become an effective marketer, fulfilling the needs of your customers or growing a new customer base.
Develop industry knowledge by creating sustainable marketing strategies for real-world businesses. You will learn how to build a target audience profile and create advertising that focuses on your customers.
Marketing skills are fundamental for growing a business in both the private, public and non-profit sectors. You will have the capacity to address the challenges of marketing a brand to your target audience in a competitive marketplace.
Sports and Events Management
Be involved in the exciting, fast-paced environment of the sporting and events industries. You will learn how to create, organise and coordinate sports, business, and public events on both a small and large scale.
Events are central to local economies and tourism; you will work within a dynamic global industry that is growing exponentially. Benefit from our strong industry connections with a major designed to meet employer needs by providing first-hand practical experience.
With a diverse choice of subjects, you can tailor your degree and specialise in your preferred industry. You will learn transferable skills relevant to many careers. Learn how to adapt to all situations, build problem-solving skills, and understand the intricacies of negotiation and logistics.