Studying Management as part of your JCU Bachelor of Business means you'll learn about entrepreneurship, motivation and leadership - and you'll be able to add subjects in a range of areas such as project management, economics, business law and business intelligence. Your studies will enable you to translate theory into practice, as you develop an operations management solution for an existing, real business. You'll understand how to identify the best people for the job, and how to motivate, develop and direct people in the workplace. You can apply your skills in your own business, too.
Overall, your JCU Bachelor of Business is a flexible degree that takes an innovative approach to choosing subjects to personalise your studies according to your interests. Your first steps at JCU will be through a range of core business subjects and then you'll choose your area of specialisation. Your first year core subjects include:
- Accounting for decision making
- Economics for sustainable business
- Business, environment and society in the tropics
- Contemporary business communications
- Business data analysis and interpretation
- Managing consumer markets
- Business law.
In your third year of studies, you'll be able to choose a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subject to connect you with the business community, or you may be able to implement your new skills in your current workplace. This may be a professional internship, a multi-disciplinary project or an independent project.
This course is delivered online. Your JCU lecturers understand how important it is to help you stay motivated, so you'll participate in:
- Downloaded podcasts and slideshows of lectures
- Weekly quizzes
- Web-based tutorials
- Downloaded readings
- Online discussions boards.
Your assessments will be via weekly quizzes, online discussion boards, essays, online exams - and sometimes physical exams, which are held in a location close to you.
Note: Online study options are not available to international student visa holders.
Joint degree options
Joint degrees give you expertise in a complementary discipline in reduced time and can enhance your career prospects. For example, at JCU you can combine your Bachelor of Business in Management degree with:
Double major options
Double majors give students expertise in two complementary disciplines whilst not extending their study duration and can enhance career prospects. At JCU the Bachelor of Business degree contains a number of double major options.