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What will I learn?

Designed to equip you with the skills to start a successful career, this business course has a strong focus on real-world experiences. Be competitive in the workplace with a degree that gives you an understanding of all the elements required for managing sustainable business.

Learn how decisions you make contribute directly to the organisation’s success. You will be empowered with knowledge of how to become a leader in business and understand the pillars of a sustainable business model. Our lecturers’ strong network connections and the Work Integrated Learning program ensures you receive relevant industry placements.

You can major in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Intelligence and Information Systems, Economics, Financial Advising, Financial Management, Governance, Business and Society, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Sports and Events Management. You can also build your employability by studying a joint degree.

Business Intelligence and Information Systems

Find out how to integrate information technology systems and data into business strategies and be integral to your organisation’s operational strategy. As a business intelligence analyst, you will have the knowledge needed to use data for marketing purposes, create cost-effective systems and identify business opportunities.

You will work in the digital space to manage information systems, large amounts of data and information security. You will also gain the skills to communicate the data effectively, enhancing marketing efforts, or informing supervisors and clients.

With the ever-increasing use of technology and the importance of data and data security, you will be highly employable in a growing industry. Upon graduation, you can apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Career Opportunities

Your skills are relevant to a large number of industries as a business graduate. Job opportunities depend on what major you decide to specialise in. You will have the ability to understand the importance of data-driven decision making – a quality highly valued by employers.

Potential careers could include:

  • Accountant (working in the fields of forensics, tax, litigation, business or management)
  • Business Intelligence Analyst, Information Security Analyst, IT Project Manager, Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Economist
  • Stockbroker
  • Financial Planner or Analyst, Investment Analyst, Stockbrokers or Financial Researcher
  • Governance Consultant, Policy Advisor, Stakeholder Management Officer, Strategic Planner, Public Affairs Leader, Government Relations Officer
  • Events Manager, Tourism Officer, Marketing Officer, Market Researcher, Social Media Marketer, Brand Manager, Public Relations Officer
  • Human Resource Manager

Which department am I in?

Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

CRICOS

026830C

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,960.00 (16,84,440) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

18 September 2022, 19 February 2023, 4 June 2023

More details

Start date

12 September 2022, 13 February 2023, 29 May 2023

Venue

James Cook University

Douglas campus,

1 James Cook Drive,

DOUGLAS,

Queensland,

4814, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,960.00 (16,84,440) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

18 September 2022, 19 February 2023, 4 June 2023

More details

Start date

12 September 2022, 13 February 2023, 29 May 2023

Venue

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road,

SMITHFIELD,

Queensland,

4878, CAIRNS, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. IB Diploma - 24, 26, 30, 34. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS: 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based): 550 (plus minimum Test of Written English score of 4.5); TOEFL (internet-based): 79 (minimum writing score of 19); Pearson (PTE Academic): 57; Occupational English Test (OET): Completion and an overall pass with minimum grades A or B only in each of the four components.

For international students

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Course pre-requisites: English (Units 3/4,C). Recommended: Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C).

Applicants who are admitted to the Bachelor of Business under an Articulation Agreement are subject to the terms of that agreement.

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world
  • Rated world-class or better in 83 per cent of research areas
  • Top 100 universities in the world for UN SDG
  • Rated 5 stars for employment, student support and skills