Bachelor of Business

Kickstart your career with real-world industry experience and knowledge across the business sphere. Be ready today for tomorrow by learning how to analyse current trends to predict future priorities. Pursue profit and manage loss by developing effective strategies that are fit-for-purpose and unique to a business’s needs. Become a professional who can lead an organisation, support its strategy and innovate its operations.

Prepare for success

Kickstart your career with a professional development program

Industry experience

Benefit from internships and an opportunity to have a business mentor

5 Stars

for student teacher ratio 2024 Good Universities Guide


  • Online: January, May, September
  • Townsville: January, May, September
  • Cairns: January, May, September
  • Brisbane: January, May, September



+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible

Fees currently displayed are indicative only. 2024 fees will be uploaded by October, 2023.


3 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements


Recommended Knowledge

English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C)

QTAC Codes

  • 312159
  • 312151
  • 322151
  • 372151

Course detail

Real stories

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    Samantha Emmitt

    Bachelor of Business, majoring in Sports and Events Management

    One of the most exciting things about JCU is the practical learning and hands-on experience they offer students. Through JCU’s work-integrated learning program, I was offered an internship with an event company, where I learnt even more about what it really takes to run a successful business.

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    Kara Angel

    Bachelor of Business, Marketing and Human Resources

    Choosing to study Business at JCU is one of best decisions of my life. The staff provide teaching that draws from both academia and real-life experience. The College enables students to experience more than just studying, by providing networking and professional development to enhance our education and future careers.

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    Cameron Agius

    Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management

    I loved the diversity of the Business degree and the fact that my lecturers had real world experience and knowledge, enabling them provide valuable, yet realistic advice on a range of topics. The connections I built became valuable when applying for jobs, having the backing of respected referees in my corner.

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    Alison McLeod

    Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resources Management

    A degree in business allows someone to gain strong foundations and knowledge that can be used across several different roles in many different industries. The organised field trips were invaluable as I was able to visualise the theory of the course being implemented into real life scenarios and business operations.

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    Alf Kuilboer

    Senior Lecturer

    This degree cultivates a balance between academic theory and practical ability, both valuable and sought after skills by employers in psychology and business. You will understand how human psychology impacts business, combined with knowledge in the practical elements required for managing a sustainable business.