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Join the new way of thinking for the next generation of business and government leaders and professionals; with the right set of skills for the trends facing the new economy.

A career in business and government offers a transferable set of skills that are relevant across a wide variety of industries and sectors. Studying at Griffith ensures you will graduate with the new skills and new values for the new opportunities that the new economy offers. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from internships, mentors, community projects and a variety of local or global experiences. Plus, Griffith Business School holds AACSB International accreditation – awarded to just 5% of the worlds business schools, which means your degree will be recognised globally for it’s quality.

Choose from degrees spanning accounting, finance, marketing, government and international relations, tourism, commerce, event and sport management, entrepreneurship and a suite of business specialisations.

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Study business and government at Griffith

Join the new way of thinking

The world is catching up with a clear shift away from outdated business practices. The new Bachelor of business is a genuine alternative to traditional business degrees. It’s a whole new way of thinking for a whole new generation of future business professionals.

Practical learning

You can earn credit towards your degree and get job-ready through the extra-curricular activities, industry experiences and business professional development we offer.

Study your way

Build your studies around you. Get the flexibility of studying on-campus, online, part-time or full-time, over two or three trimesters per year. No matter where you are, you’ll get the access, support and assistance you need to succeed.

Multiply your options

Double your career opportunities without doubling your study time. A double degree will give you an edge in the getting a job and build a career that is as unique as your interests.

Education excellence

You are getting a high-quality education. Griffith ranks in the top 7 in Australia for overall educational experience for undergraduates in the QILT 2019 Student Experience Survey.

Be job ready

Today’s employers are looking for graduates with soft skills and adaptability to change, often learned on the job. When you study business or government at Griffith, you have the opportunity to develop these skills through co and extra-curricular programs and activities and graduate with a head start in the employment market. You'll also learn how to challenge conventions and think creatively to solve problems. The BusinessPLUS and Leadership Programs cater for beginners as well as offering more advanced skills. You’ll have the opportunity to take part in career skills workshops combined with mentoring, internships and industry engagement projects that introduce you to the networks you’ll rely on later.

Be ready for the future of business

In today’s business landscape, purposeful, value-driven companies outperform the market; climate and social change is tied to fiscal policy; and rapid technological innovation is commonplace. As a Griffith business or government student, we’ll prepare you for the future of business through opportunities and practical experiences of these trends within international, national and local settings in the work environment and in the classroom. You’ll graduate with skills and knowledge of the adaptability required for organisations to prosper today and into the future.

Learn from leaders

When you study business at Griffith, you're studying among the world's best. Griffith Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International, meaning your degree is recognised globally as a high-quality program. For the past few years, we have ranked in the global top 150 for politics and international studies and we are recognised experts in Asian studies, international business, tourism, sport management, finance and financial planning. Our students think we're great too, rating us above the national average in the latest Student Experience Survey.

Build foundations for your future

Through industry placements and work-integrated-learning, you'll be primed for the workplace as you develop skills and benefit from experiences which will complement your classroom studies. You'll also learn from industry guest lecturers and discover how business theory applies on the job. Take advantage of opportunities which will enable you to develop a global outlook and build international networks through our international student exchange programs and internships.

Expand your prospects

You can multiply your options with a double degree or double major and design the career that's right for you. A double degree or double major shows employers a highly motivated graduate with a broad range of skills and perspectives. Combine your studies in business, commerce or government with another area that's important to you and build a career of distinction.

Study in state-of-the-art facilities

Our world-class amenities include two advanced financial trading centres that provide real-time access to global financial markets combined with the sophisticated analytical tools used by investment professionals. Our lecture theatres and seminar rooms are all equipped with the video conferencing capability which makes playback easy. You'll also have access to a range of individual and group study areas, collaboration zones and specialised teaching spaces that are all fitted with the latest collaboration technology so you can engage online with your classmates.

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Advance your career

Our business and government degrees can prepare you for exciting careers in a wide range of industries and professions. Depending on your degree, you may find opportunities in all levels of government departments or agencies, private enterprise, consultancy, politics, tourism, marketing, management, finance or not-for-profit organisations.

Student story

Thessy and Yiota Kouzoukas

Griffith Bachelor of Business graduates

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Caitlin Byrne announced as new Pro Vice Chancellor (Business)

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Key dates

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Monday 23 May — Monday 23 May

Responsible Business and Government Leaders of the Future

This Griffith Business School event sees Year 10 and 11 students undertake a series of workshops regarding business leadership, entrepreneurship, and business design.

Wednesday 25 May — Wednesday 25 May

Responsible Business and Government Leaders of the Future

This Griffith Business School event sees Year 10 and 11 students undertake a series of workshops regarding business leadership, entrepreneurship, and business design.

Tuesday 31 May — Tuesday 31 May

Tertiary Education Experience (Student Disability and Accessibility)

This on-campus day is designed for students with a disability to undertake careers workshops and discover how to prepare for university.

Thursday 2 June — Thursday 2 June

Application Support Webinar

Have you got questions about your university application? Join our Application Support Webinar to get tips from expert advisers and to talk to current students.

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Sunday 12 June — Sunday 12 June

Griffith University’s Creative Arts Open Day

Join us as Griffith’s South Bank precinct showcases the immense talents and state-of-the-art facilities of the Queensland Conservatorium, Queensland College of Art and Griffith Film School through hands-on workshops with real students and artists.

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Monday 13 June — Tuesday 14 June

Griffith Science and Engineering Challenge

Year 10 students will have the unique opportunity to experience a side of science and engineering they may not have encountered before.

Thursday 16 June — Friday 17 June

Griffith Science and Engineering Challenge

Year 10 students will have the unique opportunity to experience a side of science and engineering they may not have encountered before.

Thursday 23 June — Friday 24 June

Women in STEM

This event is designed for girls in Years 8, 9 and 10 looking to expand their interest in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Monday 27 June — Thursday 30 June

Performing Arts workshops - Winter School

The Performing Arts department of Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University’s Winter School and Audition Workshops for both Acting and Musical Theatre participants.

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Monday 27 June — Friday 1 July

Griffith Film School Experience Week

Tailored to current Year 11 and 12 students, participants complete a piece of work for their creative portfolio while experiencing what it’s like to study at the Griffith Film School.

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Monday 4 July — Thursday 7 July

Performing Arts workshops - Auditions

The Performing Arts department of Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University’s Winter School and Audition Workshops for both Acting and Musical Theatre participants.

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Tuesday 5 July — Tuesday 5 July

Year 11 and 12 Experience Days

Griffith’s Experience Days events will offer high school students the opportunity to come on campus and immerse themselves in their specific study area of interest for the day.

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Wednesday 6 July — Wednesday 6 July

Year 11 and 12 Experience Days

Griffith’s Experience Days events will offer high school students the opportunity to come on campus and immerse themselves in their specific study area of interest for the day.

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Thursday 7 July — Thursday 7 July

Year 11 and 12 Experience Days

Griffith’s Experience Days events will offer high school students the opportunity to come on campus and immerse themselves in their specific study area of interest for the day.

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Friday 8 July — Friday 8 July

Year 11 and 12 Experience Days

Griffith’s Experience Days events will offer high school students the opportunity to come on campus and immerse themselves in their specific study area of interest for the day.

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Friday 15 July — Sunday 17 July

Melbourne Careers Expo

Join us at the Melbourne Careers Expo to get the information you need about our degrees and explore a variety of career options.

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Saturday 16 July — Sunday 17 July

TSXPO

Talk to Griffith’s academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admissions pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services.

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Tuesday 19 July — Tuesday 19 July

Sunshine Coast Careers Expo

Explore your career options and a variety of degrees at the Griffith University booth at the 2022 Sunshine Coast Careers Expo.

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Tuesday 26 July — Tuesday 26 July

IGNITE Youth Careers Expo

Visit the Griffith University booth and discover our wide range of degrees, pathway options, and learn more about studying at Griffith.

Monday 1 August — Monday 1 August

Townsville Careers Expo

Whether you’re a high school student, parent, mature or postgraduate student, join us at this expo to explore the different career and degree options available at Griffith.

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Sunday 14 August — Sunday 14 August

Griffith University’s Open Day

Spanning across Nathan and Gold Coast campuses, Open Day will showcase our world-class facilities, unique student life, and give you direct access to students and academics.

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Thursday 18 August — Thursday 18 August

Parent and Student Information Webinar - Years 9 and 10

This informative online webinar offers Year 9 and 10 high school students and their parents the opportunity to get personalised study and subject selection advice.

Tuesday 27 September — Thursday 29 September

Experience Days – Years 9 and 10

High school students will have the opportunity to come on campus and get a real feel for what it’s like to study in that field at Griffith.

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