Bachelor of Business and EnterpriseBachelors Degree
The Bachelor of Business and Enterprise has a focus on developing innovation and impact in a complex and changing business world with inspired and multidisciplinary learning experiences. You’ll become equipped with the practical skills, tools and knowledge that are vital for the sustainability of society, business and industry.
Build a portfolio of professional experiences through a range of real world interactions with employers, industry and the community.
You can undertake the course with a professionally accredited specialisation in accounting or financial services. Alternatively, you can choose a major in either business and data analytics, entrepreneurship and innovation, event management, sustainability, tourism management or aviation management, combining this with an industry project or internship or a shared major from disciplines across the University.
|Course Learning Outcome|
Develop and create effective solutions to straight forward problems from a discipline area. Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a straight forward issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion / decision with justification.
Apply knowledge and skills creatively in devising solutions to challenges related to a business discipline.
Describe and apply a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/ organisation. Apply discipline based knowledge and skills in situations that require autonomy and well-developed responsible behaviour.
Demonstrate and apply in-depth discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective. Demonstrate an understanding and application of research, analytical and technical skills in a broad business discipline.
Reflect on, assess and self-regulate own learning capabilities and performance.
Prepare and deliver well developed discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business and public context. Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.
Investigate and identify a broad range of leadership practices in the management of people and self.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively participate in and reflect upon self and team activities in general business situations.
Demonstrate cultural competence in local, Australian-wide and international settings as applied in business and social situations.
You may choose, as electives, one or two double-weighted internship units. Internships can be undertaken in a relevant industry sector in Australia or abroad.
Gain the skills and knowledge needed to contribute to the success of any organisation through better accounting practices.
Learn to provide sound and unbiased financial advice to clients and organisations. Become career-ready for a number of diverse roles such as financial planning, superannuation and retirement planning, investment and wealth management, insurance, estate planning, tax and corporate finance.
Please note specialisations are available online and at the Gold Coast campus only.
Ideal for students who are looking to work in aviation including pilots, cabin crew, logistics, transport, infrastructure, retail and customer service. Includes the opportunity to obtain a Commercial Pilots Licence. Learn more about this major. Available at the Gold Coast only.
Business and Data Analytics
Develops your expertise in contemporary data analytics tools and technologies, providing data analytics solutions and insights to support decision-making and inform long-term strategies.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Develops your entrepreneurial ideas to create your own business, social enterprise or work on entrepreneurial ideas within larger organisations.
Develops the knowledge and skills required to plan, execute, market and manage successful events, including operations, food and beverage management, contract skills, service quality and digital media practices.
Develops expertise in sustainable management of enterprise, transport, development, waste technology and social entrepreneurship.
Develops your skills and knowledge in the dynamic field of tourism, event planning, the visitor economy and service quality management.
You can choose a shared major as part of your degree from disciplines across the University.
|Location||Teaching period||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Gold Coast||Study Period 2 , Study Period 4 , Study Period 6||N/A||N/A|
|Online||Study Period 2 , Study Period 4 , Study Period 6||N/A||N/A|
The Accounting specialisation is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
The Financial Services specialisation is accredited by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). For information on how to become a registered financial adviser in Australia, please visit the FASEA website.
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:
- 8 core units (96 credit points),
- 1 major (96 credit points), and
- the internship elective option, or the industry project elective option, or 1 shared major (96 credit points)
- The Accounting Specialisation or the Financial Services Specialisation (288 credit points).
Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Business and Enterprise after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising 8 core units (96 credit points) and 8 major and/or further core units (96 credit points).
Students may be eligible to exit with the Diploma of Business and Enterprise after completing the equivalent of 8 core units (96 credit points).
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Notes|
|BUSN1004||Starting a Business|
|BUSN1006||Solving Wicked Problems|
|BUSN1007||The Interconnected World|
|BUSN1008||Business Practice and Impact|
|BUSN2001||Professional Development for the Workplace|
|BUSN3003||Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
|COMM1004||A Culture of Enquiry|
|COMM1005||A Culture of Dialogue|
|It is recommended that students commence with Level 1 units (ie. BUSN1004) and then progress to Level 2 units (BUSN2001) before completing Level 3 units (BUSN3001). This may not always be possible in 2021 as units in this program will be available at different locations and during different Sessions or Study Periods throughout the year. Further, there may be pre-requisites or accreditation requirements. Click the unit name to find out more information on where and when the unit is offered before enrolment. Contact the Student Support Team, Course Coordinator or your major or specialisation Lead if further study plan advice is needed.|
|BUSN3005||Internship A||Note 1|
|BUSN3006||Internship B||Note 1|
|Choose a further four units from the list of Electives|
Industry Project Option
|BUSN3007||Industry Project I|
|BUSN3008||Industry Project II|
|Choose a further four units from the list of Electives|