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.
Academic Departments within the business school offer a range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate business programs—many unique to Griffith University, 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.
Double degrees with Engineering - Engineering is a dynamic industry requiring skills not only in engineering, but also in organisational behaviour, communication, economics and quality control. You'll develop the managerial skills needed to run complex projects smoothly. In your final year, you'll enhance your skills through industry experience and graduate with a solid understanding of engineering principles and business management.
Double degrees with Environment - You'll gain foundation knowledge in environmental and business management. In the business component, you'll learn how the core functions of management—communication, planning, teamwork, strategy, human resources and self-development—work together. In the environmental management component, you'll develop an understanding of the physical, chemical, mathematical, biological and social dimensions of environmental problems and issues.
Double degrees with Health - Combine business acumen with specialist knowledge in psychological science, exercise science, or pharmaceutical science.
Double degrees with Humanities - Broaden your career options with specialist skills in business or commerce combined with expertise in humanities, languages or communication.
Double degrees with Law - The corporate world values graduates in law and business very highly. You'll have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in two disciplines that are in strong demand across the private and public sectors.
Double degrees with Music - As the only offering of this unique combination in Queensland, this double degree will enable you to develop your existing musical talent as well as the necessary business skills required for working in the industry.
Double degrees with Visual and Creative Arts - This degree will empower you to take advantage of the huge growth in professional creative opportunities available locally, nationally and internationally.
OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Shannon Tilston