1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
CRICOS course code: 036644M
Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees
What to expect
This flexible four-year joint degree covers study areas across business, the social sciences and humanities. Study at your preferred campus or online to suit your needs.
You will participate in real-world experiences to enhance your studies.
Depending on your choice of majors you may be able to register with professional bodies within your chosen fields of study.
Honours is available in each discipline as additional 24 credit points of study.
A JCU Arts-Business degree prepares you to work across a variety of occupations and industries.
Depending on your choice of majors, you could pursue a career in areas such as human resources, policy analysis or community planning and development.
JCU Arts-Business graduates are qualified to perform roles such as business manager, employee relations advisor, organisational psychologist, business analyst, or policy adviser.
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts, graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate a broad and coherent body of knowledge with depth in the underlying principles and concepts of at least one discipline of the Arts, Languages or Social Sciences
Integrate knowledge of the diversity of cultures and peoples, their differences and commonalities, especially with respect to Indigenous cultures and peoples
Appraise the place and role of Australia and Singapore in the Asia-Pacific region and the tropics worldwide
Review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise information, claims, and evidence
Apply critical thinking, independent judgement, intercultural sensitivity, and national, regional and global perspectives, to identify and solve problems in at least one discipline of the Arts, Languages or Social Sciences
Present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas, through proficiency in written and spoken English language and numeracy, appropriate to their audience and in a range of modes and media
Demonstrate capacity for reflection, planning, ethical decision-making and interdisciplinary team work in diverse contexts of community engagement, professional work and/or scholarship
Identify and have potential to act and reflect upon opportunities for lifelong learning and career development.
On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business, graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate essential knowledge necessary for a career in business-related professions
Synthesise underlying principles and concepts for making business decisions
Critically analyse the core professional obligations, values and operations of organisations including sustainability
Critically evaluate data and resources in the context of relevant academic literature
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Cairns City campus36 Shields Street
Townsville City CampusCity Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
James Cook UniversityDouglas campus
Smithfield Campus14-88 McGregor Road
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).
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).