James Cook University

Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Business

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 036644M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Business gives you the opportunity to specialise in two different study areas - helping you gain skills and knowledge from Bachelor of Business majors and complementing them with the critical analysis and communication strengths you gain studying a Bachelor of Arts.

This joint degree, completed full-time over 4 years, will cover a balance of study areas across business and the humanities. Depending on your desired career path and whether you study in Townsville or Cairns, you have a choice majors including Accounting, Economics, Human Resources Management and International Business, to name a few. Some of these majors are available to study online, giving you greater flexibility while you study. From Arts, you can enhance your study with Psychology, Political Science or Indigenous Studies among other majors on offer.

Depending on your choices of majors you may be eligible for registration with professional bodies within your chosen fields of study.

Honours

An Honours degree is available for high-achieving students. It consists of extra study and the development of a personal research project and thesis. An Honours degree is usually essential for entry to research higher degrees.

Career opportunities

There are many and varied pathways for graduates of this joint degree. There are a number of possible combinations of majors – for example you could study a language with your choice of business major; or include psychology which provides graduates with an insight into human behaviour and how this impacts on organisations within the context of recruitment, employee relations and human resources.

As an Arts-Business graduate you may pursue careers in management, or as a consultant in a wide range of organisations in the private sector, research and government departments.

Graduates can also pursue additional study to teach in schools or in higher education. Alternatively, with further study, you can go on to contribute to higher education and research.

Arts Majors: Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminology, Design and Creative Arts, English, Human Geography, History, Human Services, Indigenous Studies, Modern Languages, Multimedia Journalism and Writing, Politics and International Relations, Psychology Studies, Sociology.

Business Majors: Banking and Finance, Business Intelligence and Information Systems, Economics, Financial Management, Governance, Business and Society, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Sports and Events Management.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,400 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,400 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,400 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,400 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road
Cairns Queensland 4878
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,400 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 4 years full-time
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia

Entry criteria

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

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).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia