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Bachelor of Business

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced, max of 10 years

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Griffith University

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What you'll learn

About this course

Studying this Bachelor of Business program through Open Universities Australia will give you the skills and training you need to get ahead in business. In this broad-ranging business course, you'll learn the fundamental principles that determine how businesses work, including business law, employment relations, accounting, economics, management, statistics and marketing.

You'll also have the opportunity to tailor your degree to suit your career direction by majoring in human resources, management or contemporary marketing and narrow your focus further to specialisations in Chinese business, finance or occupational health, safety and environment (OHSE).


Anyone can apply.

Areas of study

In this business program, you will study the following core units:

  • Employment relations
  • Foundations of business law
  • Management concepts
  • Principles of economics
  • Business informatics
  • Business statistics
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Accounting for business

In addition to these core units, students will choose 8 units from either human resources, management or contemporary marketing, and 8 units in Chinese business, finance or occupational health, safety and environment (OHSE) specialisations.

For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Business from Griffith University.

An understanding of business is the key to a whole world of career opportunities. An education in business can take you virtually anywhere, from public policy to advertising, human resources, management, administration, financial analysis or recruitment. Whether you want to climb the ladder of a large corporation, run your own business or just be a great business manager, studying business can be one of the most worthwhile things you can do.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Accountant
  • Marketing Manager
  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Development Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Partnership Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or scholarships.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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