JCU Business is a leader in building practical, professional skills and knowledge. A strong focus on professional development and multidisciplinary education enables JCU graduates to excel. Succeed in enterprise across a diverse range of commercial, government and civil society endeavours.
Be ready today for tomorrow
Benefit from a multidisciplinary approach. JCU students develop a deep understanding and can study subjects from a comprehensive range of discipline areas.
Choose your own path
Whatever drives you, there is a major within your business degree at JCU that will build your skills.
Prepare for success
Successfully transition to the workplace. A professional development program starting in the first year of the Bachelor of Business produces career-ready graduates.
Work in industry
Gain experience in a local business. JCU Bachelor of Business students deepen their knowledge by completing an internship or project sourced from industry.
Gain a one-year university qualification while opening up your pathway into many JCU Bachelor degrees. The Diploma of Higher Education is recognised as a stand-alone qualification designed for students who don’t meet the entry requirements of a Bachelor degree.
Give your career a far-reaching, competitive start with the Bachelor of Business-Bachelor of Laws. Pair your business insight in accounting, economics, management, marketing or tourism with a strong understanding of the law to bring unparalleled expertise to future roles.
Pursue your interests and maximise your employability with a joint degree in Business and Psychological Science. Learn business operations and decision-making skills alongside critical thinking and research methods.
Gain the knowledge and practical skills to analyse, manage and resolve conflicts in a range of workplace, community and interpersonal settings. You will engage with authentic conflict scenarios and learn from leading industry practitioners in this flexible course.
Enhance your current qualifications and prove your leadership potential. Gain the knowledge and practical skills to analyse, manage and resolve conflicts in a range of workplace, community, and interpersonal settings.
Make a difference to global futures with the University ranked #1 in the world for collaborative partnerships for the United Nations Sustainable Development goals (SDGs).* Gain the expertise and specialist skills needed to help direct development initiatives like poverty alleviation, sustainable planning, and global health. * Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020
Turn your undergraduate degree into a career in accounting with the fully-accredited Master of Professional Accounting at JCU. Develop the skills and knowledge required to become a practising accountant with flexible study options.
JCU Master of Philosophy graduates are internationally recognised as experts who discover valuable new knowledge in their fields. The skills you develop during your MPhil will enable you to develop yourself professionally within your existing sector, or to apply your research, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to new contexts. Graduates can also continue their independent research in a Doctor of Philosophy.
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.
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.
Director - Jessups (Audit and Assurance)
Thanks to JCU’s work-integrated learning program, we appreciate that students are work-ready by the time they graduate. And, being a local firm with offices in Cairns and Townsville, it makes perfect sense for us to source our audit graduates from JCU’s North Queensland campuses.
College of Business, Law and Governance
JCU’s Bachelor of Commerce offers practical, hands-on experience through work-integrated learning. We have amazing support mechanisms available, such as first year coordinators and mentors who will help students get started and succeed in their studies.
Weiqing (Jacky) Ni
Master of Business Administration
Postgraduate studies in Business Administration is a wide-ranging and professional course, and the knowledge and skills gained can be applied to diverse global businesses. The most important part is the focus on critical thinking, which has given me the tools to keep learning throughout my whole career.