Course summary

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, tourism management or aviation management, combining this with an industry project or an internship or a shared major from disciplines across the University.

Learn more about the specialisations and majors available in this 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, tourism management or aviation management, combining this with an industry project or an internship or a shared major from disciplines across the University.

Learn more about the specialisations and majors available in this degree.

Specialisations

Accounting

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to contribute to the success of any organisation through better accounting practices.

Financial Services

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.
 

Majors

Aviation Management

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.

Tourism Management

Develops your skills and knowledge in the dynamic field of tourism, event planning, the visitor economy and service quality management.

Shared majors

You can choose a shared major as part of your degree from disciplines across the University.

Course Learning Outcome

Critically evaluate and apply practical and responsible business and enterprise solutions from a range of related disciplines to both inform and justify critical decisions.

Apply knowledge and skills creatively in devising innovative, effective and responsible solutions to challenges related to a business or enterprise.

Develop and apply recognised ethical frameworks to influence responsible business behaviours within an organisational context.

Demonstrate and apply in-depth and responsible discipline-specific knowledge and skills within a local, regional and global perspective.

Demonstrate autonomy, responsibility and accountability for ongoing learning in business and enterprise settings.

Prepare and deliver, individually and/or in a team, well developed and justified discipline-specific advice through both written and oral communication.

Investigate and identify a broad range of responsible leadership practices in the management of people and self.

Demonstrate responsible cultural competence in local, national, 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.

The Accounting specialisation is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The Financial Services specialisation is accredited by the Treasury's Financial Adviser Standards (FAS). For information on how to become a registered financial adviser in Australia, please visit the FAS website


Course overview

Course code

3007150

Course abbreviation

BBusEnt

Credit points

288

Equivalent units

24

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 1 N/A N/A
Online Term 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast (Aviation Management) Term 1 $28,000 ($3,500 per unit) 102200K
Gold Coast Term 1 $28,000 ($3,500 per unit) 105618D
Gold Coast (Financial Services) Term 1 $28,000 ($3,500 per unit) 105618D
Online Term 1 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules 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)

OR

  • The Accounting Specialisation or the Financial Services Specialisation (288 credit points).

 

Exit Awards

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 7 core units (84 credit points) and 9 units (108 credit points) from a Specialisation or from a Major and electives from the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise.

Students may be eligible to exit with the Diploma of Business and Enterprise after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising 7 core units (84 credit points) and 1 option or major or elective unit (12 credit points) from the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise.


Schedule of units

Title Note

Core Units

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

Specialisations

Majors

Internship Option

BUSN3005 - Internship A Note 1
BUSN3006 - Internship B Note 1
Choose a further four units from the Option Units list

Industry Project Option

BUSN3007 - Industry Project I
BUSN3008 - Industry Project II
Choose a further four units from the Option Units list

Title Note
Students to select elective units from the list below and/or any undergraduate unit offered by the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts or University-wide.
ACCT2001 - Taxation
ACCT3001 - Advanced Taxation
ACCT3003 - Business Analytics and Big Data
BUSN2003 - Intrapreneurship
BUSN2005 - Airline Operations
BUSN2008 - Applied Social Entrepreneurship
BUSN3002 - Sustainable Business Management
BUSN3011 - New Venture Creation
ECON1001 - Economics for Decision Making
FINC2002 - Behavioural Finance and Client Relationships
FINC3002 - Financial Plan Construction
HOSP2001 - Event Planning
HOSP2005 - Food and Beverage Management
ISYS2004 - Business and Market Intelligence
LEGL1003 - Introduction to Business Law
MATH1003 - Quantitative Methods with Economics
MGMT3003 - Airport Management
MRKT2007 - Digital Marketing Strategies
STAT1001 - Statistical Analysis
TOUR2001 - Sustainable Tourism
TOUR2005 - Aviation Management
TOUR2010 - Tourist Behaviour and Interactions
TOUR2011 - Sport, Cultural and Special Events
TOUR2012 - Transport for Sustainability
TOUR2014 - Managing the Visitor Economy
FINC2005 - Principles of Financial Planning
ACCT2007 - Finance for Business
BUSN2009 - The Founder's Journey
BUSN2010 - Service Design Thinking
BUSN3009 - Entrepreneurial Finance
BUSN3010 - Innovation Ecosystems
LAWS2029 - Aviation Regulation and Law
TOUR1003 - Service Quality Management
TOUR2013 - Digital Tourism
TOUR2015 - Tourism Experience Design
HOSP2007 - The Casino, Club and Hotel Environment

Double Degree Early Exit Pathways

To be eligible to exit with a Bachelor of Business and Enterprise from the double degree Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Business and Enterprise, students will need to complete the exit pathway detailed:

Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Notes

Note 1: Internship A and Internship B are both double-weighted units that are usually completed over a 14-week (450 hours) period after the completion of a minimum of 16 units, including BUSN2001 Professional Development for the Workplace. All internship placements must be approved by the relevant Course Coordinator, prior to commencement. Please forward any queries to the Professional Experience Coordinator on wil@scu.edu.au
Note 2: Double Weighted Unit

Unit groups

Option Units

Title Note
Students to select elective units from the list below and/or any undergraduate unit offered by the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts or University-wide.
ACCT2001 - Taxation
ACCT3001 - Advanced Taxation
ACCT3003 - Business Analytics and Big Data
BUSN2003 - Intrapreneurship
BUSN2005 - Airline Operations
BUSN2008 - Applied Social Entrepreneurship
BUSN3002 - Sustainable Business Management
BUSN3011 - New Venture Creation
ECON1001 - Economics for Decision Making
FINC2002 - Behavioural Finance and Client Relationships
FINC3002 - Financial Plan Construction
HOSP2001 - Event Planning
HOSP2005 - Food and Beverage Management
ISYS2004 - Business and Market Intelligence
LEGL1003 - Introduction to Business Law
MATH1003 - Quantitative Methods with Economics
MGMT3003 - Airport Management
MRKT2007 - Digital Marketing Strategies
STAT1001 - Statistical Analysis
TOUR2001 - Sustainable Tourism
TOUR2005 - Aviation Management
TOUR2010 - Tourist Behaviour and Interactions
TOUR2011 - Sport, Cultural and Special Events
TOUR2012 - Transport for Sustainability
TOUR2014 - Managing the Visitor Economy
FINC2005 - Principles of Financial Planning
ACCT2007 - Finance for Business
BUSN2009 - The Founder's Journey
BUSN2010 - Service Design Thinking
BUSN3009 - Entrepreneurial Finance
BUSN3010 - Innovation Ecosystems
LAWS2029 - Aviation Regulation and Law
TOUR1003 - Service Quality Management
TOUR2013 - Digital Tourism
TOUR2015 - Tourism Experience Design
HOSP2007 - The Casino, Club and Hotel Environment