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Course summary

The Bachelor of Business and Enterprise has a focus on developing innovation and impact in a complex and changing business world with inspired and multidisciplinary learning experiences. You’ll become equipped with the practical skills, tools and knowledge that are vital for the sustainability of society, business and industry.

Build a portfolio of professional experiences through a range of real world interactions with employers, industry and the community.

You can undertake the course with a specialisation in accounting or financial services, or with a major in either business analytics, entrepreneurship or aviation management. You can also choose to study a shared major from disciplines across the University.

DurationLocationStudy Period


Gold Coast2, 4, 6
Lismore2, 4
Online2, 4, 6
DurationLocationStudy Period


Gold Coast (Aviation Mgmt)2, 4, 6
Gold Coast2, 4, 6


Aviation Management

Ideal for students who are looking to work in aviation including pilots, cabin crew, logistics, transport, infrastructure, retail and customer service. Includes the opportunity to obtain a Commercial Pilots Licence. Learn more about this major. Available at the Gold Coast only.

Business Analytics

Develops your expertise in contemporary data analytics tools and technologies, providing data analytics solutions and insights to support decision-making and inform long-term strategies.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Develops your entrepreneurial ideas to create your own business, social enterprise or work on entrepreneurial ideas within larger organisations.

Tourism Management

Develops your skills and knowledge in the dynamic field of tourism, event planning, the visitor economy and service quality management.

Shared majors

You can choose a shared major as part of your degree from disciplines across the University.




Gain the skills and knowledge needed to contribute to the success of any organisation through better accounting practices.

Financial Services

Learn to provide sound and unbiased financial advice to clients and organisations. Become career-ready for a number of diverse roles such as financial planning, superannuation and retirement planning, investment and wealth management, insurance, estate planning, tax and corporate finance.

Please note specialisations are available online and at the Gold Coast campus only.

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create effective solutions to straight forward problems from a discipline area. Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a straight forward issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion / decision with justification.


Apply knowledge and skills creatively in devising solutions to challenges related to a business discipline.

Ethical practice

Describe and apply a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/ organisation. Apply discipline based knowledge and skills in situations that require autonomy and well-developed responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply in-depth discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective. Demonstrate an understanding and application of research, analytical and technical skills in a broad business discipline.

Lifelong learning

Reflect on, assess and self-regulate own learning capabilities and performance.

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver well developed discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business and public context. Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and identify a broad range of leadership practices in the management of people and self.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively participate in and reflect upon self and team activities in general business situations.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate cultural competence in local, Australian-wide and international settings as applied in business and social situations.

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Graduates gain the professional, critical thinking and communication skills to run their own business or to pursue career opportunities in a wide range of sectors, including marketing, product management, investment, finance, aviation management and more.

You may choose, as electives, one or two double-weighted internship units. Internships can be undertaken in a relevant industry sector in Australia or abroad.

The Accounting specialisation has been developed to align with the competency standards of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The Financial Services specialisation has been developed to align with industry requirements and regulatory requirements (e.g. FASEA). Accreditation is pending.


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From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'