Griffith Business School's new $38-million building on the Gold Coast campus is setting the standard for business education, research and industry collaboration in Australia.
Postgraduate business degrees at Griffith University, including the MBA, give you the opportunity to expand on your existing skills, knowledge and experience. You can deepen your knowledge of a certain area to become a specialist, or broaden your knowledge to take the next steps in your career. At the same time, you'll gain a solid business foundation, responsible leadership skills and an understanding of sustainable business practices.
Academic Departments within the business school offer a range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate business programs—many unique to Griffith, and pioneer in areas including franchising, tourism, real estate and property development, international business, Asian studies and employment relations. Griffith Business School disciplines include
Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
The Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics offers industry recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programs in accounting, banking, business statistics, economics, finance and financial planning.
Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources
The Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources offers programs in people management to enable managers to respond to the current challenges in the global business environment. People management skills are an essential tool to modern management, as people make the difference between an organisation’s success or failure.
Griffith graduates possess the necessary skills and abilities to contribute effectively in their chosen field/s of employment relations or human resource management.
The Department works closely with the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing to develop world-class research relevant to the future of employment relations and workforce management.
School of Government and International Relations
The School is comprised of more than 30 academic staff with breadth and depth of expertise in Politics, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Relations. Key sub-fields of expertise include Federalism and Intergovernmental Coordination, International Relations and Comparative Politics of the Asia-Pacific, Leadership and Governance, Policy Advice and Policy Capacity, Public Sector Reform, Energy and Resources, Strategic Studies, and Public Integrity and Anti-corruption.
The school prides itself on being engaged with and relevant to policy development, public leadership and governance in the contemporary era while upholding the highest standards of academic excellence. As a student, you will benefit from the reputation of our staff and undertake programs informed by world-class research. You will graduate with a highly relevant degree that is valued by employers and the confidence, skills, and knowledge needed to respond to rapid changes in the world of government and international relations.
Department of International Business and Asian Studies
The Department of International Business and Asian Studies is a pioneer in Asian studies and international business research and education. This department's degrees are informed by world-class research and supported by the work of more than 40 experts in these fields. This means that as a Griffith graduate, you'll be ideally positioned to take advantage of new and exciting opportunities in the Asian Century.
Department of Marketing
The Department of Marketing is renowned for its innovative nature, and is continuously evolving to provide the highest calibre of marketing programs. Marketing provides an interesting, intellectually challenging and exciting career to graduates in the business world. It's about analysing markets, competitors, customers and your own organisation to understand why they behave the way they do under differing and constantly changing market conditions; and what action is necessary in those markets to achieve success.
Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
Crowned Australia's best tourism educator at the 2010 National Tourism Awards, the department has also been inducted into the Queensland Tourism Hall of Fame, after winning the Tourism Education award for three consecutive years.
The Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management attracts the nation's largest student cohort in hotel and tourism-related degrees. Accreditation from the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) are further testimony to the quality of degrees on offer.
OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Shannon Tilston