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2015 Undergraduate courses

Business & Information Technology


Undergraduate courses

2015

Business James Cook University

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Business Study Business Bachelor of Business

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Majors Accounting

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Banking & Finance

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Business Intelligence & Information Systems

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Economics

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Financial Management

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Health Management

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Hospitality & Tourism Management

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Human Resources Management

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International Business

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Management

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Marketing

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Sports & Events Management

Non-Business Second Majors

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Business Minors

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Business & Environmental Science

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Diploma of Higher Education (Business)

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Business Joint Degrees

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Alternative Entry Pathways

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Information Technology

At James Cook University we acknowledge Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of this nation. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which JCU campuses and study centres are located and where we conduct our business. We pay our respects to ancestors and elders, past, present and future. JCU is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to JCU and society.

Study Information Technology

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Information Technology

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Information Technology Joint Degree

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Alternative Entry Pathways

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This publication is intended as a general guide. Information is correct at the time of printing. Prospective students should contact the University to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.

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Introduction A degree from James Cook University is a qualification of global standing, as our University is consistently ranked among the top four per cent of universities in the world*. The University’s mission is to focus on issues of importance to Northern Australia and the tropics worldwide. As a result, our students gain an insight into the world’s most dynamic regions, as well as the knowledge and skills required for successful careers anywhere in Australia or internationally. The quality of our teaching is recognised by the Office of Teaching and Learning, which has awarded our staff 39 national awards for teaching excellence over the past five years. With a focus on practical experience, you will complete your degree ready for the workforce.

Professor Sandra Harding Vice-Chancellor and President

* Academic Ranking of World Universities

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This is a defining factor for employers and, in 2013, we were awarded five stars by the Good Universities Guide for ‘success in getting a job’. Our campuses in Cairns, Singapore and Townsville continue to grow, with over $200 million invested over the past few years in research and teaching and learning infrastructure. Our student mobility program offers students an opportunity to study for a semester in Singapore, a key business hub for Asia. This guide is designed to help you learn about the University and our courses. I invite you to explore all that we have to offer. If you would like any further information, or have any questions, staff at our Student Centre on 1800 246 446 will be more than happy to assist.


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Our tropical campuses

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James Cook University Education for a confident future James Cook University (JCU) offers students an outstanding education. The Academic Ranking of World Universities positions JCU as a leading academic and research institution. JCU is placed in the top four per cent of more than 14,000 universities in the world. Among Asian and Pacific universities, JCU ranks in the top 100. Like all the best universities, JCU has a five-star rating from the Good Universities Guide for graduate employment. The University’s focus is to create a brighter future for life in the Tropics through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. JCU’s main campuses are in the heart of the Tropics – Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. Australian students are able to study for a semester in Singapore, the thriving business hub of South-East Asia. Study centres are located in Mackay, Mount Isa, Thursday Island, Atherton and Malanda, and there is a campus in Brisbane operated by Russo Higher Education. JCU offers a comprehensive range of courses, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, nursing, allied health, science, engineering, law, business, IT, multimedia journalism, education, creative arts, arts, languages and the social sciences. Many courses include tropical and global perspectives.

The world of the Tropics is attracting increasing global focus. And no wonder. The Tropics is home to more than 40 per cent of the earth’s population, and some 80 per cent of all species. The world’s Tropical zone is a powerhouse of promise, with economies in Tropical regions growing at a faster rate than the rest of the world.

An exceptional reputation

The Australian campuses are located near the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the rainforests of the Wet Tropics region. This unique environment attracts students from around the world.

Research activities

The University values Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures. JCU is proud to have a higher proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students than many other universities. Graduates are equipped with internationally recognised qualifications, leadership skills and self-reliance, and make valuable contributions to their professional fields, and to local and global communities. The University’s namesake is Captain James Cook (1728-1779) the navigator and explorer. Students are encouraged to find inspiration in his legacy and to take up a personal challenge of exploration and discovery.

Top 4% of Universities in the world

• T he Academic Rankings of World Universities has placed JCU in the top four per cent of universities around the world. www.shanghairanking.com

• T he University was rated by the Australian Government as performing ‘Well Above World Standard’ in the research areas of Environmental Science and Management, Ecological Applications and Medical Microbiology. www.arc.gov.au/era Teaching awards

• J CU academics have been recognised with 39 national awards for teaching excellence in the past five years by the Office for Teaching and Learning. Your future success

• J CU has consistently been awarded five stars in the Good Universities Guide for ‘Success in Getting a job’. www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au

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Study Business Expand your global view. Business holds a world of career opportunities. A JCU Bachelor of Business offers options in Management, Accountancy, Banking, Marketing, Advertising, Human Resources, Events Management, Stockbroking, Investment/Financial Management, Business Development, Market Research, Health Management and Brand Management. Business is constantly evolving and JCU ensures that its courses are up-to-date and relevant to current business needs. Completing a JCU Bachelor of Business guarantees a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge, covering regional, national and international business operations. Core business subjects provide an understanding of today’s dynamic Australian and global business environments and specialist subject choices equip students to achieve a dream career. In addition to vital core business skills, learn to deal with the particular challenges of operating businesses in the tropics, including important issues like working without supervision, dealing with the challenges of remote locations, and developing a keen eye for sustainable tropical business opportunities. Add value to your qualification and achieve career goals by choosing a second major area of study, such as Law or Communication Design, or select two minor areas that complement the main focus of your degree. A joint degree requires a little more time to complete but can enhance value and increase options for future employment. Enrol in a Bachelor of Business and gain theoretical knowledge and real-life business experience. Participate in authentic industry 6 | Enquiries 1800 246 446 | jcu.edu.au

projects, learn from visiting industry leaders, and conclude your course with a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience that connects you with the business community. WIL is a pathway to acquire industry experience while networking and enhancing job prospects. Choose from a professional internship, a multidisciplinary project or an independent project. You will experience business fundamentals in action while working with employers on real projects, gaining experience that can be included in your CV.

Study online (external) JCU’s Bachelor of Business offers flexible course delivery and allows you to study at a time suited to any busy schedule. Necessary study materials are provided online. You can chat with other students and your lecturer through the online discussion forums, keeping open a regular line of communication.

who are experts in their fields. Benefit also from exposure to JCU’s active and passionate researchers. JCU’s Business program uses the latest technologies, and is a good place to begin lifelong networking practices during field trips, guest lectures and through the university’s industry connections. The JCU experience is enhanced because students live and learn in our beautiful north Queensland tropical environment.

Joint degrees Add to your expertise and employability by enrolling in a joint degree, resulting in two qualifications acquired over a slightly longer period of time than the completion of a single degree. JCU’s Bachelor of Business can be combined with: • Bachelor of Arts (4-year duration) • Bachelor of Laws (5-year duration) • Bachelor of Psychology (5-year duration)

JCU’s comprehensive online library resources enable you to undertake research at times that suit you. If you live close to a JCU campus, take the opportunity to attend a class and meet your lecturer.

• Bachelor of Sport and Exercise ScienceBachelor of Business (4-year duration).

For more information, email us on <business@jcu.edu.au> or visit www.jcu.edu.au/business

The University employs full-time Indigenous Support Officers (ISSOs) to assist Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with academic, financial and mentoring support. Scholarships and bursaries are available.

The JCU experience Students say JCU is a great place to study. JCU’s lecturers will know you by name, and they care about your success. They will introduce you to the fascinating world of business and explain how it can work for you. JCU has recruited experienced lecturers from around the world

Australian Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander student support

Other resources include the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and the national Indigenous Cadetship Scheme (ICS), providing supplementary wages and work experience. Visit: www.jcu.edu.au/austindigenousinfo


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Study Business (continued) Study abroad Add value to your studies and build international networks by studying Business at our Singapore campus. Singapore is a vibrant centre for Asian and worldwide business. If you’re an Australian Bachelor of Business student, you have the opportunity to undertake part of your degree at JCU’s fully integrated campus in Singapore. You can also apply to study abroad at one of our 30 exchange partner universities around the world. You can study subjects relevant to your course while overseas and receive credits towards your JCU degree when you return home. Participation in the Student Exchange program is subject to approval. To learn more, email <exchange@jcu.edu.au> or visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

Add value to your degree JCU Professional College provides activities and workshops that give you extra skills in leadership, community engagement, and cultural competency – skills sought after by potential employers. These programs are outside your degree studies but the extra effort provides you with a valuable edge. Visit: www.jcu.edu.au/procollege

Career opportunities With its comprehensive layering of tropical, national and global knowledge and skills, JCU’s Bachelor of Business gives you a career base that is marketable, adaptable and transferable. JCU Business graduates have a unique skill set for the Australian and international marketplace.

JCU maintains a program of extensive industry consultation to ensure that the JCU Bachelor of Business provides current knowledge and relevant skills needed by businesses today.

• Australian Market & Social Research Society (AMSRS)

A JCU Bachelor of Business has been the launching pad for many graduates, who have established successful careers in such diverse industry sectors as management, accounting, banking, marketing, events coordination, sports events management, occupational health and safety, business development, staff recruitment and more. Statistics show that 89 per cent of JCU Business graduates are employed within six months of completing their degrees.

• Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia

A JCU Bachelor of Business allows graduates to apply for accreditation with relevant professional organisations – an important addition to your CV.

Professional bodies

• Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) • Catering Institute of Australia (CIA) • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute • Economic Society of Australia (QLD) (ESA) • Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) • Inbound Tourism Organisation of Australia (ITOA) • Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) • Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) • Meeting and Events Australia (MEA) • Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand (SMAANZ).

JCU’s Bachelor of Business program has accreditation with, or is acknowledged by, key professional associations. Depending on your study specialisation, on graduation you will be eligible to join the: • Australian Amusement, Leisure & Recreation Association, Inc. (AALARA) • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) • Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) • Australian Institute of Credit Management (AICM) • Australian Institute of Management (AIM) • Australian Institute of Travel & Tourism (AITT) • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

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Bachelor of Business

Course overview

Honours

Make your mark in the creative, dynamic and adrenalin-fuelled world of business, industry and commerce, JCU’s Bachelor of Business is unique and enables you to achieve this goal. This course has been developed through extensive industry consultation and is structured to provide a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge covering regional, national and international sustainable business operations.

If you are a high-performing student averaging credits, distinctions and high distinctions, JCU’s Business program will encourage you to study for an Honours degree, consisting of an extra year of study that extends your knowledge and skills and culminates in a research thesis. As an Honours student you will have intensive sessions with senior staff and a small number of other students.

The course provides a broad foundation of core skills and knowledge that introduces you to the essentials of business, from the relationships between business and society in the tropics, to understanding consumers, dealing with data and the roles of communication and sustainability in business, and engaging with economic and legal issues.

JCU Honours students have an outstanding record of gaining quality jobs in government and consulting circles. They have won Australian Postgraduate Award scholarships and stayed on to study for PhD courses, and work as research officers and tutors.

Throughout the course you will engage with industry speakers, case studies and projects, culminating in the final year with business internships or community projects.

Joint degree opportunities At JCU the Bachelor of Business can be combined with the: • Bachelor of Arts • Bachelor of Laws

Course structure The Bachelor of Business is a flexible program with an innovative approach to subject choice that helps personalise the course to suit your particular interests. Your initial step into the Business course is through a range of core Business subjects, giving exposure to the dynamic sustainable business environment. Then choose your area of specialisation by selecting a business major. It is then possible for you to specialise further by adding a second Business major (or non-business second major) orBusiness minors. A business minor is a group of four subjects designed to complement a selected major.

• Bachelor of Psychology • Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science. See page 32 for more information.

Further study and research JCU’s Business program also offers a wide range of postgraduate study opportunities and has an active research program. An Honours degree is usually essential for entry to research higher degrees.

Possible combinations of majors and minors are dependent on the primary major chosen, and these are indicated in the course structure given for each major over the following pages. See the diagram below for a graphic demonstration of the Bachelor of Business structure.

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) Bachelor of Business core subjects (8 subjects)

Accounting major (11 subjects)

Choose one of these options Financial Management major (5 subjects) Business Law second major (5 subjects) 1 minor (4 subjects) + 1 elective subject 5 elective subjects

Bachelor of Business (all other majors) Bachelor of Business core subjects (8 subjects)

Other majors (8 subjects)

Choose one of these options Second major (8 subjects) 2 minors (2 x 4 subjects) 1 minor (4 subjects) + 4 elective subjects 8 elective subjects

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Bachelor of Business Campus: Depends on primary major chosen Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Depends on primary major chosen

Course structure Level 1 – Core subjects All JCU Bachelor of Business majors include the following core subjects: • • • • • • •

Accounting for Decision Making Economics for Sustainable Business Business, Environment & Society in the Tropics Contemporary Business Communications Business Data Analysis & Interpretation Managing Consumer Markets Business Law

Level 3 – Core subjects In Level 3, you also choose a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subject to connect you with the business community. Choose one of the following: • Professional Internship • Multi-Disciplinary Project • Independent Project. Primary Majors After Level-1 core subjects, you specialise by choosing from these majors: Accounting Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management One subject from the selected primary major completed in Level 1 NON-BUSINESS Second majors These can only be chosen with a Primary Major Communication Design Business Law Minors (Minors available will depend on the Major chosen) Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management

Blake Owens Studying Bachelor of Business (Accounting) external JCU offers my course externally, which is best for me as I work on a ship that operates out of Karumba, on the Gulf of Carpentaria. Being able to study by distance while managing my employment and financial commitments is excellent. Whenever I am back in Townsville, I am welcome to attend on-campus classes and receive support from lecturers and coordinators. I enjoy interacting and working with internal students when I get the chance. Without the flexibility of external study through JCU, I would not be able to study at all at this point in time and appreciate the opportunity to balance working life with study.

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Adam Rose Studying Bachelor of Business (Accounting) JCU’s Business program student body and staff are fantastic. I formed solid friendships and study partnerships and gained frequent exposure to academic staff. Student life at JCU offered a constant stream of student activities and access to mentorship. And studying in the tropics is a lifestyle – books one day, paradise the next. At the completion of my second year, I was the only person in Queensland chosen from applicants across the nation, to undertake an internship in private corporate banking with one of Australia’s top banks, during the 2013-2014 summer break. I am on track for a career in banking, with one of the world’s leading banks.

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Accounting

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) Campus: Cairns; Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 322151; Townsville 312151; External (online) 312159 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Accounting? Accounting activities are at the core of every business. Today’s accountants have to be problem-solvers, business advisors, forward-thinkers and meticulous operators. Accountancy is constantly evolving. E-commerce and environmental accounting (measuring the environmental costs of commercial decisions), are emerging areas at the cutting-edge of commerce. There is more demand today for accountants to provide information and integrated reporting on sustainable business practices to aid decision-making. With corporate collapses and global market uncertainties having a devastating impact on the business world, the role of the accountant is central to operating and maintaining a financially strong and successful business in the face of fluctuating and often unstable conditions.

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build your accounting major. Technical knowledge and accounting-related skills are developed through the accounting subjects studied in Levels 2 and 3. The higher-level skills strongly desired by accounting firms including critical analysis, judgement and excellent communication skills, are all developed through your studies.

Course highlights If you’re aiming to become a professionally qualified accountant, this course is your best choice. Your future career prospects will be strengthened by including a number of broader business subjects in your course to assist your transition into the business world. This course provides you with many career opportunities and equips you with the broad skills base that can be applied to a range of business careers.

Professional recognition The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) course is fully accredited with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) and Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia. This major is the initial step towards full professional accreditation with ICAA and/or CPA Australia. Further studies as directed by the professional bodies are required after the completion of your Bachelor of Business (Accounting) course to gain full professional recognition.

Career opportunities Accounting graduates are in high demand throughout the world. You may start your career by being accepted into a graduate training program offered by public accounting practices, or registered commercial operators such as local government councils and banks. As accountants play a key role in ensuring the financial viability of a business, they often move into top executive positions. You can consider a wide range of employment options in the public and private sectors including: • Public accounting practice (business services, taxation, auditing, business advisory) • Financial and management accounting • Chief executive officer • Financial or business analyst • Management accountant • Stockbroker agent • Financial institutional manager • Taxation and financial planning • Auditor • Corporate bankruptcy, insolvency and recovery.

Course structure† This course has the flexibility to include a second major or a minor and elective. A typical study program is set out below. Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Accounting Principles & Systems • Cost & Management Accounting • Financial Management • Business Modelling • Business Information Systems • Law of Business Organisations • Company Accounting • Contemporary Issues in Accounting • Performance Management & Control • Auditing • Taxation PLUS one of these four options: 1. Financial Management Major (Townsville campus or online delivery) 2. Business Law secondary Major 3. One Minor (four subjects), choose from: Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management Plus one elective subject with chosen Minor 4. Five elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

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Banking & Finance

Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) Campus: External Mode: online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC code: 312309

What is Banking & Finance? Banking and finance is a critical component of today’s globalised economy. All organisations are affected by banking and finance decisions with respect to the granting of credit, making investments, managing risk, and the unitisation of banking services. The Banking and Finance major shows how institutions manage risk, how markets trade risk and how new instruments to control risk are being developed. The major focusses on financial markets and institutions and how they are managed, and will give students an insight into the central role of banking and finance in the modern economy. It provides an understanding of the function and operation of globalised financial markets. The major assists students to develop key skills required in a wide range of real-world banking and finance roles.

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the Banking and Finance major. Through the following two years of your course, you will advance your knowledge and skills in the banking and finance area from basic finance to the finance of international trade, risk management and treasury management. Broaden your study area by undertaking further studies in Economics, International Business or Management.

Course highlights Your studies are concerned with investment and lending decisions, financing decisions, and the development of risk-hedging strategies to minimise the damaging effects of adverse movements in share prices, interest rates, exchange rates and other financial uncertainties. Through your studies in this major, you will learn different approaches to managing financial institutions including commercial banks, rural cooperatives and microfinance institutions. Examining the financing of international trade, and the role of lending to small and medium-sized enterprises as a driver of sustainable economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region, are key highlights of the major.

Professional recognition Graduates may seek membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) and the Australian Institute of Credit Management (AICM).

Career opportunities Upon graduation, consider pursuing a graduate program with Commonwealth Government departments or major financial banking institutions. With further banking and finance expertise you will be in a position to pursue a broad range of successful careers such as: • • • • • • •

Credit officer/manager Relationship manager lending Market risk manager Treasury trader Regional manager financial services Banking advisor International trade advisor.

Course structure† This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is: Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS Primary Major Subjects: • Financial Management • Financial Institutions & Markets • Personal Portfolio Management • Management of Financial Institutions • Risk Management • Finance of International Trade • Credit & Lending Decisions • Treasury Management PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Business Intelligence Communication Design Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

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Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


Business Intelligence & Information Systems

Bachelor of Business (Business Intelligence & Information Systems) Campus: Cairns; Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 322331; Townsville 312331; External 312339 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Business Intelligence & Information Systems? Using information and computing systems, as well as making sense of the data that they generate, are a vital part of the modern business environment. Most businesses around the world now support their critical business processes by using IT. This is as true for large multinationals as it is for small and medium enterprises. Businesses also must use a range of electronic methods in the marketing of products and keeping in touch with clients and employees in an efficient and cost effective ways. Knowledge of these systems and integrating them into the overall business strategy are essential, together with the use of the data they generate. This major provides students with the opportunity to gain these skills as a component of their business studies.

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide you with a sound basis on which to build the Business Intelligence and Information Systems major. You then take specialist studies in Web Technologies, Information Process and Management; Social Media Applications, e-Strategic Management, Business Intelligence and Data Mining and Information Security. Students engage in applied technology projects with the final subject enabling students to work for employers on a real project or in a multidisciplinary team.

Course highlights You will gain the expertise to manage information technology systems and skills in handling unstructured data to help identify, develop and create new opportunities for business. Students are introduced to design, visual thinking, interactive media and a comprehensive overview of web technologies vital for effective management of communication in business today.

Professional recognition After graduation you can apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Career opportunities As a Business Graduate with a major in Business Intelligence and Information Systems, you can pursue a broad range of careers including: • • • • • • • • •

Business analyst E-business manager Information systems manager Security analyst Security consultant Systems analyst Information systems consultant Project manager Multimedia designer.

Course structure† This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is: Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS Primary Major Subjects: • Fundamentals of Problem Solving & Programming • Interactive Media & Web Technologies • Information Processing & Management • Database Modelling • Collective Intelligence & Social Networks • e-Strategic Management • Business Intelligence & Data Mining • Enterprise and Information Security PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

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Economics

Bachelor of Business (Economics) Campus: Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery, full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Townsville 312171; External (online) 312179

What is Economics? Economics examines how individuals, businesses, governments and other organisations make decisions concerning the use of finite resources such as time, land, machinery and labour. To manage these limited resources, decision-makers rely on information gathered from recognised economic data, apply analytical techniques, and interpret data to provide solutions or approaches to manage demand of scarce resources. Economists involved in regional development sectors such as the tropics are often focussed on sustainability – using regional resources in the best way – to advise government and grow businesses in the tropics, but also to help people improve their quality of life.

Course overview The initial core subjects you study in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the Economics major. Subjects in the Economics major cover a variety of topics from ‘big picture’ issues such as inflation, exchange rates and dealing with international financial crises, to managing natural resources, competition and deregulation, health, education, valuation techniques, policy implications on Indigenous communities, money illusion and loss aversion. Specific regional economic issues relating to wealth of natural resources, and the large geographical region, have implications for quality of data and relevance of mainstream policy.

Course highlights While you will cover a broad body of knowledge, this major is unique, as your knowledge and skills are extended through addressing a range of regional issues. These include sustainability, Indigenous perspectives and policy implications for the region, valuation techniques to assess natural resources that are unique to the tropics, and examining Southeast-Asian markets in close proximity to our region. You can complement your Economics major with subjects offered almost anywhere else on campus (as long as you satisfy prerequisites), allowing you to customise your economics degree to suit your own particular interests.

Professional recognition As a graduate you will be able to apply for membership of The Economic Society of Australia QLD (ESA) and internationally, The American Economic Association (AEA), Royal Economic Society (RES) and the European Economic Association (EEA).

Career opportunities Top graduates may be offered cadetships and scholarships by key employers such as the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Federal Treasury, the Department of Finance and Administration, and the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics. The skills you will acquire by the time you graduate, from a versatile economic toolkit, can be used to help solve the challenges associated with a wide variety of economic and social issues. This solid base makes JCU Economics’ graduates very successful in finding employment as professional economists in a range of areas including: • • • • • • • • • •

Consulting Economic policy development Economic modelling Investment and trade Banking (merchant, trading and reserve) Natural resources and agriculture Non-government agencies Private industry – economic advisor Federal, state and local government departments Research organisations and universities.

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Course structure† This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is: Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Macroeconomics Policy • Managerial Economics • Economic Growth & Sustainable Development • Contemporary Economic Policy & Social Welfare • Data Collection, Analysis & Interpretation in Economics • Economics & Sustainable Resource Management • Cost Benefit Analysis • Behavioural Economics for Sustainable Policy PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


Kristen Corrie Bachelor of Business (Economics) (Honours), Graduated 2011 Research Analyst, Tourism Research Australia (TRA), Canberra During my Honours year, I discovered a passion for tourism economics. This, coupled with an interest in environmental management, gave me an ultimate focus for my future endeavours. I received a graduate position in Canberra. I enjoyed the flexibility of the Bachelor of Business at JCU. This flexibility included a large number of elective subjects, the ability to adapt my studies to suit my busy lifestyle and a chance to sample multiple subjects before declaring a major. The main highlight of my study at JCU was being able to participate in the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exchange program. I spent a semester studying in Uppsala in Sweden. I believe the experiences I gained from this exchange program have contributed significantly to my current career success. Another highlight was handing in my Honours thesis, which has now been published by Tourism Economics.

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Financial Management

Bachelor of Business (Financial Management) Campus: Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Townsville 312181; External (online) 312189 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Financial Management?

Course structure†

Financial Management is concerned with the allocation, management and investment of capital resources. It is a central element of business and economics, but as a distinct discipline is one of the world’s fastest growing and most dynamic sectors. Whether you are dealing with public, private, corporate or not-for-profit organisations, in today’s global marketplace all business managers and executives need expertise in the art of managing money.

This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is:

In the Financial Management major you’ll discover how the value of financial assets are determined and become familiar with capital markets, types of transactions, and the methods, pathways and decisions determined within those markets. Financial modelling techniques are essential skills that you will develop through engaging in this area of study.

Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Multinational Business Finance • Financial Institutions & Markets • Business Modelling • Personal Portfolio Management • Financial Management • Advanced Business Modelling • Risk Management • Cost Benefit Analysis (non-Accounting major students only) • Performance Management & Control (Accounting major students only) PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the Financial Management major. Through the following two years of your course you will advance your knowledge and skills in the financial management area from basic finance and modelling to advanced modelling and risk management. Broaden your study area by undertaking further studies in Economics, Accounting or Management.

Course highlights Through this course you will learn about creating and managing wealth in today’s globalised economy. Gain an extensive knowledge of financial and capital markets with a focus on decision-making within those markets, and how the value or price of financial assets are determined. Skills developed in cost benefit analysis will enable you to assess financial sustainability and economic viability of projects. Your studies are concerned with investment decisions, financing decisions and the development of risk-hedging strategies to minimise the damaging effects of adverse movements in share prices, interest rates, exchange rates and other financial uncertainties. You will develop advanced analytical techniques to aid in portfolio construction, currency hedging, spreadsheet modelling and financial risk analysis – all important to corporate decision-making.

Professional recognition Graduates may seek membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). Through further studies, you will be able to gain professional membership to the Australian Security Industry Association (ASIA) and the international Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Career opportunities Upon graduation, consider pursuing a graduate program with Commonwealth Government departments. With further financial expertise you will be in a position to pursue a broad range of successful careers such as: • Banker • Corporate analyst • Compliance officer • Financial manager/analyst • Financial institution manager • Fund manager • Investment analyst/banker • Stockbroker • Financial researcher. 18 | Enquiries 1800 246 446 | jcu.edu.au

Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11)

2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


Health Management

Bachelor of Business (Health Management) Campus: Townsville Mode: on campus; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC code: 312311

What is Health Management?

Course structure†

This course provides an in-depth understanding of managing health facilities, employees, professionals, practitioners and community needs. The management of health resources and community needs is receiving increased focus in terms of costeffective returns on investment, and delivering health infrastructure and services to communities in an economic and sustainable manner. You will gain knowledge and skills in the principles and practice of health management across a complex and diverse range of contexts.

This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is:

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the Health Management major. Through the following two years of your course, you will advance your knowledge and skills in the health management area with studies in professional ethics in health management, health planning and policy, social marketing, and business negotiation. Broaden your study area by undertaking further studies in Management, Human Resources Management or Marketing.

Course highlights The Health Management major is unique in that it has been developed around the needs of health organisations in the tropics, with particular focus on Papua New Guinea (PNG) and beyond. Consequently, students leave university well-prepared for the workplace and equipped with world-class skills in working remotely, with little supervision and limited resources. This major provides an integrated, theoretically grounded program of study of the principles and practice of health management across a complex and diverse range of contexts. The application of the concepts and theories covered in the subjects to real-world practice is stressed through a range of industry speakers, case studies and practical projects involving real health management issues, challenges and problems.

Professional recognition Graduates may seek membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA).

Career opportunities As a Business graduate with a major in Health Management, you can pursue a broad range of careers including: • • • • • • •

Health information service manager Practice manager Health admissions coordinator Client service coordinator Patient liaison administrator Administration officer – human health team Wide range of careers in government health organisations.

Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Professional Ethics in Health Management • Health Professional Research 1 • Public Relations Campaigns • Health Information Management • Applied Health Leadership & Management in Developing Countries • Social Marketing • Health Planning & Policy • Business Negotiation PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. All primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

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Hospitality & Tourism Management

Bachelor of Business (Hospitality & Tourism Management) Campus: Singapore*; External Mode: on campus (Singapore) or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC code: External (online) 312329 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Hospitality & Tourism Management?

Course structure†

Hospitality and Tourism are inseparable, combining the art and science of creating a travel experience with the ability to provide for visitors when they arrive. Tourists need services and infrastructure, including accommodation, entertainment and activities, for a memorable travel experience.

This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is:

You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the industry from field trips, industry placements and projects, and guest lecturers who are successful local and global industry operators. The combination of tourist behaviour and destination management with the operational aspects of hospitality gives you broad skills and a strong overview of an industry that is an important and growing contributor to tropical economies, here and overseas.

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the hospitality and tourism management major. Through the following two years of your course, you will advance your knowledge and skills in areas of event management, sustainable tourism practices, destination planning, hospitality operations and business research. Broaden your study area by undertaking further studies in marketing, human resources management or international business.

Course highlights Your studies provide you with an opportunity to explore particular types of tourism and hospitality operations within a sustainable tropical tourism context. Through examining cases studies and real world experiences you will gain knowledge and skills focussed on managing a wide range of tourism and hospitality attractions, tours, events and support services. As the majority of tourist experiences and activities occur in tourism destinations, a key focus is on how these destinations are planned and managed to support sustainable tourism.

Professional recognition Graduates may seek membership of the Australian Institute of Travel and Tourism (AITT), Meeting and Events Australia (MEA), The Catering Institute of Australia (CIA), and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Career opportunities Upon graduation, consider pursuing a graduate program with one of the world’s leading hotel groups such as InterContinental Hotels Group. With further hospitality and tourism expertise you will be in a position to pursue a broad range of successful careers such as: • Destination coordinator • Resort duty manager • Events sales executive • Club duty manager • Events operations manager • Tourism research officer • Hospitality venue manager • Travel consultant.

Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Tourism & Leisure Management • Hospitality, Cultures & People • Conference & Events Management • Club & Gaming Management • Visitor & Crowd Behaviour Management • Hospitality Operations Management • Research & Decision Making for Business • Destination Management & Planning PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

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Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


Field trips, industry placements and projects, and guest lecturers who are successful local and global industry operators, are all part of JCUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospitality and Tourism Management major.

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Human Resources Management

Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management) Campus: Cairns; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 322201; Townsville 312201; External (online) 312209

What is Human Resources Management?

Course structure†

Human resources managers have a vital role in business, focussing on issues related to an organisation’s employees and managing human resources in a sustainable manner. They are involved with hiring and recruitment, the training of new employees, managing people and teams, employee benefits, interpersonal communication, managing organisational change and encouraging leadership. Through these interactions, human resources managers make sure their company’s staff are well-trained and in sufficient numbers to achieve the company’s aims, while remaining competitive and reducing staff turnover.

This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is:

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the Human Resources Management major. Subjects in the major enhance your knowledge and skills in managing a workforce in a local or global context. Businesses operating in the tropics recruit staff that are self-motivated, have the ability to be self-directed and are able to operate across a range of situations. Through the selection of further business subjects either in a second major, minor or electives, you can build your degree to extend your skills and knowledge in areas that will complement your first major, and give you a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Course highlights You will develop your own people skills while learning how to recognise and maximise the skills of others. You will learn how to hire, promote and develop the right management and staff. Specialist studies in managing a global workforce, employment relations and personnel economics, combined with business negotiation, research and decision making for business and other general business subjects, ensure you develop top managerial skills with a broad-based business education. Embedded throughout your studies are opportunities to meet and hear from human resources managers through networking events, and the application of real-work projects relating to issues relevant to the tropics.

Professional recognition During your studies you can apply for student membership and be involved in the local chapter of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Upon graduation you can gain full membership to AHRI and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Career opportunities In the global marketplace, one of a company’s most valuable assets is its people. Gaining a Graduate Trainee program is an excellent transition into business, and will assist you in kick-starting your professional career. The requirements of workplace legislation such as Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) have increased the demand for experienced human resource specialists. As a JCU HRM graduate you can look forward to a successful career in positions such as: • • • • • • • • • •

Human resources manager Human resources professional Occupational Health and Safety advisor Training and development professional Recruitment consultant Human resources information systems consultant Learning and development specialist Organisational/business development manager Coach and consultant Talent and leadership development manager.

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Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Managing People • Change Management • Business Negotiation • Research & Decision Making for Business • Employment Relations • Personnel Economics • Contemporary Issues in Human Resources Management • Managing a Global Workforce PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management International Business Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


International Business

Bachelor of Business (International Business) Campus: Singapore*; External Mode: on campus (Singapore) or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC code: External (online) 312219 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is International Business?

Course structure†

The world economy has become increasingly fluid, and business now operates in a global arena where all aspects of a nation’s economy are linked to the economies of its trading partners. International Business provides opportunities to build and strengthen a sustainable, competitive position for firms in a global marketplace.

This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is:

Course overview International Business is a rapidly growing area of study that deals with the development, strategy, and management of multinational enterprises in the global context and the dynamic international business environment. This course includes subjects in Cross-Cultural Management, International Business, Multinational Business Finance, Business Negotiations, Business Research and International Marketing. For enhanced knowledge and skills you can combine this area of study with a second Business major such as Financial Management or Management.

Course highlights Globalisation, global commerce and the development of communication technologies mean many businesses are now operating internationally. You will learn how to understand the advantages, challenges and issues of doing business and managing organisations in a complex and uncertain global business environment. After completing this major, you will have a well-rounded knowledge of international business relations that is highly transferable and in demand locally, nationally and internationally.

Professional recognition After graduation you can apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Career opportunities As a graduate you will have a unique edge in pursuing a broad range of successful careers including: • Foreign affairs and trade advisor/manager • Manager of country or regional operations • International management consultant • Managerial roles in export/import • International operations manager • International marketing manager • Logistics manager.

Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Financial Management • Business Negotiation • Operations Management • Research & Decision Making for Business • Multinational Business Finance • Cross-Cultural Management • International Business • International Marketing PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management Management Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

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Stephen Smith Bachelor of Business (Management & Entrepreneurship)*, Graduated 2013 Australian Government, Townsville When I began my studies at JCU, I already held a position as a Regional Project Support Officer with the Australian Government in Townsville. So, studying at JCU was ideal, as it was close to home and offered everything I required to further my education. As a mature-age student, my decision to study gave me an opportunity that I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have as a younger person. I immigrated to Australia immediately after I finished school in the United Kingdom. Studying for a degree broadened my skills and confidence and I now work as a Regional Support Analyst Officer. My degree has opened the door to future opportunities within the Australian Government and the general corporate sector as well. * now called Bachelor of Business (Management)

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Management

Bachelor of Business (Management) Campus: Cairns; Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 322221; Townsville 312221; External (online) 312229 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Management? Management roles are essential to the successful operation of all organisations. The quality and expertise of a company’s management team can be the difference between success and failure in the corporate world. Today’s competitive global market demands effective and innovative managers who are multi-skilled and have an eye for the big picture. They must be able to understand organisational behaviour and interpersonal processes, be a confident decision-maker and leader, and be able to deal with organisational change. Management also requires knowledge of the vital role of operations and project management in implementing an organisation’s strategy.

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide you with a sound basis on which to build the Management major. Your studies across a range of subjects in the major ensure you gain a well-rounded understanding of all the facets relating to management, including operations management, managing people, accounting, and research to aid decision-making. Through these subjects, aspects of Indigenous perspectives, sustainability and managing businesses in the tropics are covered.

Course highlights This course can be your launching pad for a successful career in business management. Management subjects have been designed after extensive consultation with prospective employers and industry to give you a competitive edge in the business world and the job market. Your studies will show you how to build the key operational foundations for success, while developing an understanding of the components of value and how to manage the resources that create it. You’ll also learn about organisational and ethical behaviour and diversity, and discover the role culture plays in organisations and how it affects people’s perceptions, attitudes and personalities. You will be able to translate theory into practice by developing an operations management solution for a section of an existing local business. Conflict resolution, approaches to decision-making, and how to apply motivational concepts to individuals and groups, as well as understanding the strategic and competitive nature of operations management, are also highlights of this major.

Professional recognition After graduation you can apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Career opportunities Gaining a Graduate Trainee program is an excellent transition into business and will assist you in kick-starting your professional career. As a Business graduate with a major in Management, you can pursue a broad range of careers including: • • • • •

Business consultant Business manager Entrepreneur Administrative officer Senior management roles in areas such as strategic planning, and operations management • With experience – chief executive officer.

Course structure† This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is: Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Operations Management • Managing People • Project Management • Research & Decision Making for Business • Organisational Behaviour • Management Accounting for Non-Accountants • Strategic Entrepreneurship • Management & Leadership PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Marketing Marketing Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

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Marketing

Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Campus: Cairns; Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 322231; Townsville 312231; External (online) 312239 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Marketing?

Course structure†

Marketing creates the link between business, service, product and customer – so it is a crucial function in any organisation. It not only involves selling but covers research, service, product development, pricing, distribution, communication and customer service. Today’s marketing professionals must be able to read current business trends and design strategies to establish and increase or maintain market share. This major is designed to give you an integrated, theoretically-grounded course covering the principles and practices of contemporary marketing across a wide range of commercial and non-commercial product and service sectors, including not-for-profit, government and private sectors. It is designed to build the leadership, networking and community engagement skills that you will need as a marketing manager in the tropics and other remote regions. Corporate social responsibility is featured in this major, reflecting a more balanced and integrated approach to marketing, which includes economic, social, cultural and environmental sustainability.

This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is:

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide a sound basis on which to build the Marketing major. Your studies in marketing ensure you gain the necessary theory to enable practical application through real-world case studies, industry projects and industry engagement. The focus is on providing you with the knowledge and skills that are relevant in the tropics and globally, and ensuring that a sustainable and ethical approach to marketing is embraced. You are encouraged to broaden your studies through undertaking a wider range of business subjects offered in a second major or minor, or elective subjects.

Course highlights You will learn about the practical aspects of developing and implementing marketing strategies and campaigns, using real-life case studies to explore the role that marketing plays in building profitable organisations. There will also be the opportunity to apply concepts and theories covered in the subjects to real-world practice through contact with industry speakers, and practical projects involving current marketing issues, challenges and problems. As well as examining best practices and techniques, you will learn how companies carry out market research, allowing them to make informed decisions about managing the growth and market share of their business. A good understanding of market research is fundamental to a career in business.

Professional recognition Graduates can apply for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS).

Career opportunities Gaining a Graduate Trainee Program is an excellent transition into business and kickstarting your professional career. Marketing graduates can pursue careers as a: • Brand or product manager • Direct marketing consultant • Digital marketing coordinator • Marketing assistant • Market research consultant • Government and social researcher • Marketing coordinator • Advertising executive • Electronic marketer • Interactive marketer. 26 | Enquiries 1800 246 446 | jcu.edu.au

Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Consumer Behaviour • Integrated Marketing Communications • Research & Decision Making for Business • Sustainable Marketing Management • Applied Marketing Research • Interactive Marketing • Strategic Marketing • International Marketing PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Sports & Events Management 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability Tourism Management 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


Sports & Events Management

Bachelor of Business (Sports & Events Management) Campus: Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online delivery; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Townsville 312251; External (online) 312259 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Sports & Events Management? The increasing commercialism, professionalism and global reach of sports and events is creating a new world of exciting business opportunities. Sports and entertainment events are multi-billion dollar industries, one of the fastest growing sectors when it comes to potential audience, scale, technical sophistication and links with other key areas of the economy. In many cities and regions around the world, sporting teams as well as sporting and cultural events are playing an increasingly important role. Events can boost the image and profile of an organisation or a location. They also attract visitors and investment, while the need to provide related facilities and infrastructure is often a major catalyst for urban and regional development. This major gives you the tools to be a part of these exciting developments. It also places an emphasis on operating sustainably, and the role of sports in the wider context of leisure and society, as part of the growing ‘experience economy’.

Course overview The initial core subjects studied in Level 1 (first year) provide you with a sound basis on which to build the Sports and Events Management major. You will learn how to organise a broad range of events with an emphasis on sponsorship, public relations, employment, safety and crowd control, legal issues, venue selection, project planning and management of events. You are encouraged to broaden your studies by undertaking a wider range of Business subjects offered in a second major or minor, or elective subjects.

Course highlights This is a strong industry-based course designed to provide you with both the theoretical knowledge and practical management skills you need for a career in the exciting world of sports and events management. This major gives you access to local industry members and the benefit of their experiences, and you’ll have the opportunity to take behind-the-scenes tours of a variety of venues. This innovative program is the best choice if you’re interested in the operational, supervisory, middle and senior levels of sports and events management.

Professional recognition Graduates would be eligible to apply for membership of the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) and Meetings and Events Australia (MEA).

Career opportunities The industry of professional sports and events management is growing rapidly and graduates are in high demand in a wide range of areas including: • • • • • • • • • • • •

Community and corporate events management Concert management Conference, meetings and convention management Event and festival management Government and public service Player, team and venue management Recreational and leisure clubs Sporting goods organisations Sports administration Sports and conference facilities management Sports marketing Amateur sport and non-profit organisations.

Course structure† This course has the flexibility to include a second major, two minors, or a minor and electives. A typical study program is: Level 1 – Core subjects (see page 11) Plus one subject from chosen Primary Major Level 3 – Core subjects (see page 11) Level 2 and 3 – PRIMARY MAJOR SUBJECTS • Sports Management • Conference & Events Management • Sport & Entertainment Law • Project Management • Tourism & Leisure Management • Visitor & Crowd Behaviour Management • Destination Management & Planning • Public Relations Campaigns PLUS one of these four options: 1. A second Major (eight subjects each), choose from: Banking & Finance Business Intelligence & Information Systems Business Law (non-business second major) Communication Design (non-business second major) Economics Financial Management Health Management Hospitality & Tourism Management Human Resources Management International Business Management Marketing 2. Two Minors (four subjects each), choose from: Accounting Banking Business Intelligence Communication Design Financial Management Government & Policy Human Resources Management Indigenous Studies Information Systems Logistics Management Management Managerial Economics Marketing Media Design Social Marketing & Not-for-Profit Marketing Socio-Ecological Economics Sustainability 3. One Minor from above plus four elective subjects 4. Eight elective subjects. Please note, not all majors and minors are available on all campuses. Except for Health Management, all primary majors are available online. †

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Non-Business Second Majors Non-Business second majors must be completed in conjunction with a Bachelor of Business primary major. They allow you to add another specialisation to your degree. Refer to the structure diagram on page 10.

Business Law

Communication Design

Campus: Cairns; Townsville

Campus: Townsville

Mode: on campus; full time

Mode: on campus; full time

Why study Business Law?

Why study Communication Design?

Business Law is an invaluable field of knowledge with broad relevance and many applications that will increase your marketability in the business sector. It is an ideal addition to majors in Accounting, Financial Management, Management and a range of our other specialist business studies.

If you know how to use new media technologies to communicate your company’s message, you are already ahead in the business world. Having the skills to operate effectively in this rapidly evolving area is respected and increasingly required by employers. Communication Design goes hand-in-hand with other Business majors, especially Marketing. A double major in Marketing and Communication Design would give you the strategic marketing and design skills to make you an asset when it comes to presenting effective and eye-catching marketing material. JCU is the only Australian university currently offering this innovative mix of majors within a Business degree.

Course overview You will learn about the impact of law on business activity. This adds value to your business degree as you develop your legal research and reasoning skills, understand the connections between the law and ethical behaviour in business, and develop an awareness of risk and legal compliance issues. You will study: • • • •

Business Law Law of Business Organisations Environmental Law & Policy Alternative Dispute Resolution.

In Level 3 you can choose four subjects from: • • • • • • • •

Taxation Advanced Taxation Law Bankruptcy & Insolvency Advanced Commercial Law Advanced Company Law Employment Workplace & Industrial Relations Law Sport & Entertainment Law.

Career opportunities Career outcomes will depend on your primary major. However, this secondary major could give you access to positions in government departments and statutory authorities such as: • • • • • • • •

Policy Administration Research Community education Business consulting Human resources Banking Insurance.

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Course overview This secondary major includes these subjects: • • • • • • • •

Introduction to Media Design Introduction to Photomedia Information Design Dynamic Media Design Interactive Design Creative Collaboration 2 Professional Practice 2 Design Lab.

The creative project gives you the opportunity to contribute your expertise to the planning, organisation and production of a large-scale work. All projects involve engaging with the community and working with a director and design/production team.

Career opportunities Career outcomes will depend on your primary major, however, knowledge of communication design principles in conjunction with a web design focus will be a career advantage, regardless of your area of specialisation.


Business Minors Minors provide a further opportunity to broaden your business studies by specialising in another area of interest. A Minor is a group of four subjects designed to complement a selected major. Refer to the structure diagram on page 10.

Accounting

Government & Policy

Logistics Management

(Cairns, Singapore, Townsville or online/external)

(Cairns, Townsville or online/ external)

(Singapore or online/external)

• Accounting Principles & Systems

• Governing Australia

• Cost & Management Accounting

• Policy Analysis & Management

• Supply Chain Management

• Contemporary Issues in Accounting

• Government & Politics in Developing Countries

• Performance Management & Control.

• Australian Public Policy & Politics.

Banking

Human Resources Management

• Managing People

Socio-Ecological Economics

(Cairns, Townsville or online/ external)

• Business Negotiation

(Townsville or online/external)

• Organisational Behaviour

• Economics & Sustainable Resource Management

(Singapore, online/external) • Management of Financial Institutions • Finance of International Trade • Credit & Lending Decisions • Treasury Management. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

(Cairns, Singapore, Townsville or online/external) • Fundamentals of Problem Solving & Programming • Information Processing & Management • Database Modelling • Business Intelligence & Data Mining. Communication Design

(Townsville only) • Introduction to Media Design • Dynamic Media Design • Interactive Design • Information Design. Financial Management

(Singapore, Townsville or online/ external) • Financial Management • Financial Institutions & Markets • Multinational Business Finance

• Managing People

• Operations Management • Global Logistics Management • Integrated Logistics Project. Management

(Cairns, Singapore, Townsville or online/external)

• Management & Leadership.

Social Marketing & Not-forProfit Marketing

(Townsville or online/external) • Public Relations Campaigns • Marketing in Not-for-profit Sectors • Social Marketing • Social Marketing/Not-for-profit Consultancy Project.

• Behavioural Economics for Sustainable Policy

• Business Negotiation

Managerial Economics

• Employment Relations

(Townsville or online/external)

• Contemporary Issues in Human Resources Management.

• Managerial Economics

• Economic Growth & Sustainable Development

• Macroeconomic Policy

• Cost Benefit Analysis.

• Contemporary Economic Policy & Social Welfare

Sustainability

Indigenous Studies

(Cairns, Townsville or online/ external) • Australian Indigenous Politics • Impact of Change on Indigenous People: A Global Perspective • Indigenous Family Wellbeing & Community Development • Indigenous Australian World Views 3: Introduction to Indigenous Research. InFORMATION SYSTEMS

• Data Collection, Analysis & Interpretation in Economics.

(Cairns only) • Introduction to Environmental Economics

Marketing

• The Case for Sustainability

(Cairns, Singapore, Townsville, or online/external)

• Sustainability in Practice

• Interactive Marketing

• Planning for Sustainable Communities in a Changing Environment.

• International Marketing

Tourism Management

• Consumer Behaviour

• Integrated Marketing Communication.

(Cairns, Singapore, Townsville or online/external)

(Cairns, Singapore, Townsville or online/external)

Media Design

• Tourism & Leisure Management

• Interactive Media & Web Technologies

(Cairns only) • Digital Photography

• Conference & Events Management

• Collective Intelligence & Social Networks • e-Strategic Management • Enterprise & Information Security.

• Digital Media • Design for Print • Web Design.

• Visitor & Crowd Behaviour Management • Destination Management & Planning.

• Risk Management.

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Business & Environmental Science

Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science Campus: Singapore*; Townsville Mode: on campus full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English, Maths B Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC code: Townsville 316341 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

What is Business & Environmental Science? With the emergence of environmental issues as a business consideration, it is becoming important for professionals to be able to work across issues involving both the environmental impact and the business bottom line. For graduates who work with business and environmental issues in Australia and abroad, our focus is on the marine environment. Organisations everywhere are striving to reduce their environmental impact. Few skills are as valuable as an ability to balance the bottom line with environmental impact. JCU is an internationally recognised leader in environmental science. There’s no better place to augment your unique skill-set in sustainable business.

Course overview This multidisciplinary program provides students with core knowledge and training in the application of business and environmental principles. The core subjects provide a fundamental background in business, environmental and marine sciences that are essential to a holistic approach to business operations.

Course highlights A substantial range of subjects in business, environmental and marine science and aquaculture allows students to develop generic skills and broad-based cross-disciplinary knowledge.

Career opportunities Graduates can work as environmental advisors to business, advisors on the use of natural resources, and as academics, and consultants. A major in Aquaculture in the Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science offers you a unique opportunity to play a role in the world’s fastest growing primary production industry as it expands throughout Asia. This major provides the decisionmaking and business capabilities for a career in aquaculture production, environmental policy, marine resource management, aquaculture marketing and business management.

Course structure† Level 1 Accounting for Decision Making Economics for Sustainable Business Business, Environment & Society in the Tropics Contemporary Business Communications Introduction to Biodiversity OR Introductory Ecology Environmental Processes & Global Change Introduction to Sustainability OR Human Geography Statistics & Data Analysis 1 Level 2 Select any four Business Level-2 subjects Level 3 Select any four Business Level-3 subjects NO SPECIFIC MAJOR Core subjects Environmental Economics Marine Ecology & the Environment Options Select one subject from: Introduction to Aquaculture Aquaculture of Tropical Species From Icehouse to Greenhouse Invertebrate Biology The Case for Sustainability Tropical Marine Ecosystems Plus four subjects from: Sustainable Aquaculture Environmental Impact Assessment Sustainability in Practice Managing Coastal & Marine Environments Conserving Marine Wildlife: Sea Mammals, Birds, Reptiles Fisheries Science Marine Conservation Biology Wetland & Estuarine Ecosystems AQUACULTURE MAJOR Core subjects Introduction to Aquaculture Aquaculture of Tropical Species Options Select four subjects from: Aquaculture: Feeds & Nutrition Aquaculture: Propagation Aquatic Animal Eco-physiology Aquaculture: Systems Design Sustainable Aquaculture Plus two subjects from: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Marine Ecology & Environmental Assessment Marine & Terrestrial Invertebrate Biology Tropical Marine Ecosystems. †

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Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.


Diploma of Higher Education (Business)

Diploma of Higher Education (Business) Campus: Cairns; Singapore*; Townsville; External Mode: on campus, online; full time or part time Duration: 1 year full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 320011; Townsville 310011; External 310019 * for further information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

Course overview The Diploma of Higher Education (Business) is a 1-year (2 years if studied part time) short course for people wishing to gain an understanding of business principles without undertaking a full 3-year bachelor degree. This program would also suit those lacking the confidence to take on a full bachelor degree, or would like to ‘sample’ university study before enrolling in a full degree. Graduates of this Diploma can then apply for entry into JCU’s Bachelor of Business. Students transferring into this Bachelor course may receive advanced standing for successfully completed subjects. For further information, contact the Student Centre, Freecall (from within Australia) 1800 246 446 or email <enquiries@jcu.edu.au>

Course structure† Subjects Business, Environment and Society in the Tropics Contemporary Business Communications Managing Consumer Markets Accounting for Decision Making Economics for Sustainable Business Business Law Business Data Analysis and Interpretation Plus one Level-2 business subject † Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

We are an internationally recognised leader in environmental science. There’s no better place to augment your unique skill-set in sustainable business.

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Business Joint Degrees Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Business*

Bachelor of Business*-Bachelor of Psychology

Campus: Cairns; Townsville

Campus: Cairns; Townsville

Mode: on campus and external; full time or part time

Mode: on campus and external; full time or part time

Duration: 4 years full time

Duration: 5 years full timeâ&#x20AC;

Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable)

Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable)

Mid-year entry: Yes

Mid-year entry: Yes

QTAC codeS: Cairns 321031; Townsville 311031

QTAC codeS: Cairns 321081; Townsville 311081

* all business majors, excluding Health Management, are offered online (externally)

* all business majors, excluding Health Management, are offered online (externally) â&#x20AC;

Why combine Arts and Business? A joint degree in Business and Arts will give you a broad, well-rounded educational experience and prepare you for many career paths, depending on your study program. You will have practical and professional business skills coupled with the analytical, communication and research skills you get from the humanities study areas including languages, psychology, sociology, history, journalism or politics, and more.

duration 5.5 years full time if enrolling mid year

Why combine Business and Psychology? Combining Business and Psychology will give you expertise in understanding human behaviour and how this impacts on organisations and business. Career areas could include: management, human resources, marketing and market research, training and development. With further study you could practise as a psychologist for a career in counselling or industrial and organisational psychology.

Bachelor of Business*-Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business (Accounting)-Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Sport & Exercise ScienceBachelor of Business*

Campus: Cairns; Townsville

Mode: on campus and external; full time or part time

Mode: on campus and external; full time or part time

Duration: 4 years full time

Duration: 5 years full time

Prerequisites: English (Maths B, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths C, Physical Education or Health Education desirable)

Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codeS: Cairns 321061; Townsville 311061 * all business majors, excluding Health Management, are offered online (externally)

Why combine Business and Law? This is a popular joint degree with excellent career outcomes. Graduates will possess legal qualifications and contemporary business training and expertise that will be valuable for roles with organisations, corporations and legal firms. Combining the Accounting major with Law will give you a powerful double qualification in two professions. This popular joint degree is accredited by the appropriate accounting and legal professional bodies, and can lead to high-level careers in corporate law, banking and finance.

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Campus: Cairns; Townsville

Mid-year entry: not available QTAC codeS: Cairns 326111; Townsville 316111 * all business majors, excluding Health Management, are offered online (externally)

Why combine Sport & Exercise Science and Business? This joint degree will give you expertise in health science and fitness, along with business acumen, depending on your Business major. You could become, for example, a business manager for retail sport businesses and gyms, a sports and events manager for major sporting facilities and events, manage fitness and wellbeing programs for corporations, and more.


Alternative Entry Pathways James Cook University has a commitment to make university education accessible and achievable for a wider range of people in our region. If it has been a while since you finished school, or if you do not have the academic entry requirements for the course you want to study, there are other entry options available to you. Below is a brief overview of some of the alternative entry pathways available at JCU.

Bridging subjects Many degrees in science and health have prerequisites in addition to Year 12 English. If you do not have these prerequisites, you may be able to complete a bridging subject in chemistry or mathematics as intensive subjects over the summer vacation. Contact the Student Centre on 1800 246 446 for information.

Upgrading options If you do not receive the OP (for school leavers) or Rank (for non–school leavers) that you need for your preferred course, there are other options to improve your Rank. For example, complete study in another degree or diploma course, or complete a TAFE course. Contact the Student Centre on 1800 246 446 to discuss strategies to help you upgrade your Rank.

Tertiary Access Course (TAC) TAC is a short (six months full time or 12 months part time) preparatory course for students who have not completed high school, or who do not have the academic entry requirements to enrol in some undergraduate courses at JCU. It is free for eligible applicants and provides the skills and confidence to enter into many JCU degrees. For more information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/apply/pathways

Diploma courses at JCU The Diploma of Higher Education is a 1-year introductory course (two years part-time) designed to provide students with a supported pathway to higher education success. This course is for students who do not qualify for direct entry into a bachelor degree, or for those seeking additional support and preparation before moving into bachelor degree study. Students can study a mix of introductory and first year subjects in the following study streams: • Business Studies (details included in next column) • Engineering and Applied Sciences • General Studies • Health • Information Technology • Science • Society and Culture.

Diploma of Higher Education (Business Studies) Campus: Cairns; Townsville Mode: on campus; full time or part time Duration: 1 year full time Prerequisites: English language proficiency Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC code: Cairns 320021; Townsville 310021

Course overview In the Business Studies stream, students study two core subjects plus a mix of introductory and Level-1 subjects including accounting, economics, business communications and business law. Successful completion of the Diploma allows entry into JCU Business degrees along with advanced standing (credit) for some subjects successfully completed. To enter this pathway program, applicants need to demonstrate they have the English language proficiency required to complete the course. For further information, contact the Student Centre, Freecall (from within Australia) 1800 246 446 or email <enquiries@jcu.edu.au>

Course structure† Core subjects Developing Academic Skills Learning in a Digital Environment Stream electives Business, Environment & Society in the Tropics Contemporary Business Communications Managing Consumer Markets Accounting for Decision Making Economics for Sustainable Business Business Law Optional electives Business Data Analysis & Interpretation Effective Writing or English for Academic Purposes Effective Speaking Introductory University Maths Preparatory Mathematics † Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

On successful completion of the diploma, students can graduate with the diploma qualification and then apply for entry into a degree course at JCU. Students transferring into a degree course may receive advanced standing for successfully completed subjects.

Alternative entry with QTAC The Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) offers alternative entry options, to show that non-school leaver applicants can have reasonable prospects of success in a course. Visit the QTAC website for further information on Alternative Entry: www.qtac.edu.au/Applying-NonYear12/AlternativeEntry.html | 33


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Study Information Technology A wide world of possibilities There isn’t much today that doesn’t involve Information Technology. It’s a huge, fast-growing source of career choices. There simply would not be another career where your skills are required by so many industry sectors. So if your passion is IT, JCU’s Bachelor of Information Technology will help you to gain the broad-based knowledge and skills you’ll need to build a rewarding career in Australia or internationally.

Dream big dreams Imagine – with technology changing so rapidly and often, your JCU Bachelor of Information Technology could be your first step to building a career that helps you be a leader, moving your team towards a confident and amazing future. Or you could make your mark as the creator of games or systems yet to be imagined. Or perhaps you will be developing applications for smart phone technologies.

What you’ll experience As a JCU Bachelor of Information Technology student, you will experience a friendly, open learning environment, with small group tutorials and plenty of opportunity for hands-on practical sessions. Through regular meetings with your lecturers and peers, you will have a voice and the opportunity to directly provide feedback into course materials and subject delivery. That way, you can influence what you’re learning. You’ll discover that JCU information technology staff are highly qualified professionals who have genuine industry experience to share with you. They care about your success. You will also 34 | Enquiries 1800 246 446 | jcu.edu.au

benefit from their extensive research on issues affecting IT around the globe, and from guest lecturers and industry connections. You will have access to some of the latest software and hardware available. In addition, your JCU lecturers understand how vital it is that you are exposed to, and able to utilise, the latest technologies. JCU computer laboratories provide specialist facilities for software engineering, project management, networking, multimedia/ game design and programming. Importantly, at JCU we’re keen to give you opportunities to build professional and personal networks that will help you as you begin your career. Associations you start at JCU are often forged for life through the strong JCU Alumni community.

Study online (external) Your JCU lecturers understand how hard it can be to balance the demands of family, work and study, so the Bachelor of Information Technology offers subjects in a flexible course delivery. You will be able to study at a time most suited to your busy schedule. All study materials are provided online, and you won’t be left alone as you study. You’ll be able to chat with other students and your lecturer through the online discussion forums, and that way you can keep in regular communication with your lecturer. JCU’s comprehensive online library resources will enable you to undertake research at times that suit you. If you live close to our campuses, take the opportunity to attend a class and meet your lecturer.

For more information, email us on <business@jcu.edu.au> or visit www.jcu.edu.au/business

Joint degrees Add to your expertise and employability by enrolling in a joint degree, resulting in two qualifications acquired over a slightly longer period of time than the completion of a single degree. JCU’s Bachelor of Information Technology can be combined with one of the Bachelor of Engineering majors and completed in five years full time.

Australian Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander student support The University employs full-time Indigenous Student Support Officers (ISSOs) to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with academic, financial and mentoring support. Scholarships and bursaries are available. Other resources include the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and the national Indigenous Cadetship Scheme (ICS), providing supplementary wages and work experience. Visit: www.jcu.edu.au/austindigenousinfo

Study abroad Add value to your studies and build international networks by studying IT at our Singapore campus. Singapore is a vibrant centre for Asian and worldwide business. If you’re an Australian Bachelor of Information Technology student, you have the opportunity to undertake part of your degree at JCU’s fully integrated campus in Singapore.


You can also apply to study abroad at one of our 30 exchange partner universities around the world. You can study subjects relevant to your course while overseas and receive credits towards your JCU degree when you return home. To learn more, email <exchange@jcu.edu.au> or visit www.jcu.edu.au/studentexchange

Career opportunities Amazing choices

As information technology is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, with the highly transferable skills you’ll gain as a JCU graduate you can expect to build an exciting and rewarding career. IT professionals are in demand across all sectors of the economy in Australia, and around the world, for creating, implementing, monitoring or maintaining IT systems. Depending on your chosen minor or electives, careers in IT range from being purely technical to a strong focus on business or design applications. Some IT graduates start their own business, others climb the corporate ladder to be chief technical officer, vice president or CEO of their companies. Other graduates go on to further studies and gain PhDs in their field of expertise. Imagine – you could decide on a career in government, banking or commerce, the mining sector, agriculture, primary, secondary and tertiary education, business, manufacturing or commercial enterprises, the environmental and energy sectors, or media and entertainment. The possibilities are endless.

Your JCU Bachelor of Information Technology will open up a world of opportunities. Some of our graduates went on to careers as: • Systems and Software Engineer with HP • GIS Analyst with the Department of Community Safety • Business Systems Analyst with Centrelink • CEO of Emooxy JSC • Programmer with Individual Systems Company • IT Manager with Ignatius Park College • Network Engineer with Integrated Solutions QLD Pty Ltd • Web Developer with Tropical Medical Training • Games Programmer with Big Ant Studios • Teacher CICT Executive with the Ministry of Education, Singapore • Managing Director of CFIT Enterprises • Intranet Developer with Queensland Health • Senior Application Developer with WorkCover Queensland.

Professional recognition The Bachelor of Information Technology program has accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

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Steven Vandervalk Studying Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) I am interested in the sphere of ideas around free software and the Linux operating system and I want to turn my interests into a career. Highlights of studying my degree at JCU include meeting like-minded individuals with different interests, completing internships with interesting companies and institutes like AIMS, and learning from engaging lecturers that I can get to know on personal level. This all adds depth to my degree. And there was also a strong research component to my course that would enable me to go down that path if I wanted to. I love living in the tropics. The diversity of courses here means I get to meet cool people from around the world. I am currently extending my career opportunities with some of the companies and venture capital projects I worked with while studying.

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Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology Campus: Cairns; Singapore; Townsville; External Mode: on campus or online; full time or part time Duration: 3 years full time Prerequisites: English (Maths B desirable) Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 322341; Townsville 312341; External (online) to be advised

What is information technology? Most activity in the world today involves some form of Information Technology; activities such as catching up virtually on social media, international business communication, solving training needs for mining companies or maximising the productivity of a manufacturing process will find an IT professional involved in the design and implementation of the supporting technology. This degree has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to participate in the wide variety of career choices available to the modern IT professional.

Course overview This course provides students with essential knowledge and skills to work as an information technology professional in a fast changing dynamic world. Core subjects in the areas of networks, web technologies, programming, serious games, information management and visualisation, database, big data, network security, multidisciplinary project management, e-technologies and mobile technologies provide students with an array of career opportunities. Students engage in a series of applied information technology projects throughout the course to provide real-world experience. Minors are available in computer science and networking, human-computer interaction and games design, business minors and elective subjects. A professional internship or multidisciplinary project forms the capstone subject of the course.

Course highlights A particular highlight of the degree is the opportunity for students to be involved in a ‘sprint’ or ‘hackathon’ event in each year of the degree. Students will learn approaches to creative group problem solving in multi-disciplinary teams in the form of a one-day event. The ‘sprint’ environment provides students with an opportunity to develop these skills via a short-term practical event to collectively analyse a problem, design a practical solution and implement a solution in a single day. These events will take place in public places on campus or in the city.

Professional recognition JCU Bachelor of Information Technology graduates are eligible to apply to join the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Career opportunities A degree in Information Technology provides the ability to choose a wide-range of careers. IT professionals are in high demand and the selected minor or electives you choose will determine, to an extent, your career path. Graduates will have the expertise to pursue a range of exciting careers including network administrator and designer, systems analyst, software developer, application developer, IT researcher, IT manager, systems administrator, multimedia developer, games designer/tester/reviewer, simulation designer, project manager, enterprise architect, consultant, storyboarder, web designer, and mobile app developer.

Joint degree opportunities Joint degrees give students expertise in a complementary discipline in reduced time and can enhance career prospects. At JCU this degree can be combined with a Bachelor of Engineering, see overpage.

Course structure† Level 1 Fundamentals of Problem Solving & Programming • Internet Fundamentals • Design Thinking • Programming I • Games for Business & Gamification • Interactive Media & Web Technologies Level 2 Information Processing & Management • Database Modelling • Collective Intelligence & Social Networks • Programming II • Information Visualisation • Design Thinking & Creative IT Industries Level 3 e-Strategic Management • Business Intelligence & Data Mining • Enterprise & Information Security • Design Thinking & Project Management • Mobile Computing • Professional Internship OR Multidisciplinary Project OR Independent Project Options Select one of the following two choices: Choice 1: select 15 credit points of any approved undergraduate subjects Choice 2: select an IT minor from the list below PLUS three credit points of any approved undergraduate subjects. Minors Computer Science and Networking Internet Fundamentals (or three credit points of any approved undergraduate subjects) • Network Forensics & Data Communication • Algorithms & Data Structures • Advanced Software Engineering Human-Computer Interaction and Games Design Games for Business & Gamification (or three credit points of any approved undergraduate subjects) • 3D Modelling & Animation • Game Design & Technologies • Game Engine & Simulation † Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

Honours High performing students, those averaging credits or higher, are encouraged to undertake an Honours degree. Students in Honours undertake training in research skills and specialist topic areas as well as completing a personal research project and thesis. Honours subjects are taught by senior academics who are experts in their field. Further study and research JCU offers postgraduate coursework and research programs in Information Technology. Entry to higher research degrees can be via the Honours program or an appropriate coursework Masters program.

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Information Technology joint degree Bachelor of EngineeringBachelor of Information Technology Campus: Townsville; Cairns (first year only) Mode: on campus; full time or part time Duration: 5 years full time Prerequisites: English; Maths B Mid-year entry: Yes* QTAC code: Townsville 314071; Cairns 324071 CRICOS: 070557E * mid-year entry students commence in June in Townsville and Cairns with ‘Mathematical Foundations’ offered in Block Mode.

Why combine Engineering and IT? Combining Engineering and IT qualifications will give you a powerful degree for careers that require innovative and creative IT solutions. Depending on your Engineering and IT specialisations, you will have rewarding career opportunities with cutting-edge industries including electronics and communications technologies, computer system engineering, and electricity supply industries.

Robert Pyke Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)-Bachelor of Information Technology, Graduated 2013 Software Developement Engineer, Amazon, Seattle (USA) Initially I was interested in pursuing a career as a chemical engineer. JCU’s common first year, for all Engineering majors, enabled me to try all the different areas of engineering. I realised that I really enjoyed programming and changed my major to Computer Systems Engineering. I decided to combine my initial choice with the IT degree, giving a software focus to the traditional hardware and mathematics strengths of engineering. With IT as part of my degree, I had a wider choice of electives, breaking up the difficult study of engineering subjects with some fun IT electives. And taking the extra year to finish a joint degree provided me with greater employment opportunities. Within months of graduating I got a job with Amazon as a software developer.

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Alternative Entry Pathways James Cook University has a commitment to make university education accessible and achievable for a wider range of people in our region. If it has been a while since you finished school, or if you do not have the academic entry requirements for the course you want to study, there are other entry options available to you. Below is a brief overview of some of the alternative entry pathways available at JCU.

Diploma of Higher Education (Information Technology)

Bridging subjects

Duration: 1 year full time

Many degrees in Science and Health have prerequisites in addition to Year 12 English. If you do not have these prerequisites, you may be able to complete a bridging subject in Chemistry or Mathematics as intensive subjects over the summer vacation. Contact the Student Centre on 1800 246 446 for information.

Upgrading options If you do not receive the OP/Rank required for your preferred course, there are other options to improve your OP/Rank. For example, complete study in another degree or diploma course, or complete a TAFE course. Contact the JCU Student Centre on 1800 246 446 to discuss strategies to help you upgrade your Rank.

Tertiary Access Course (TAC) TAC is a short (six months full time or 12 months part time) preparatory course for students who have not completed high school, or who do not have the academic entry requirements to enrol in some undergraduate courses at JCU. It is free for eligible applicants and provides the skills and confidence to enter into many JCU degrees. For more information, visit www.jcu.edu.au/apply/pathways

Diploma courses at JCU The Diploma of Higher Education is a 1-year introductory course (two years part-time) designed to provide students with a supported pathway to higher education success. This course is for students who do not qualify for entry into a bachelor degree, or for those seeking additional support and preparation before moving into bachelor degree study. Students can study a mix of introductory and Level-1 (first year) subjects in the following study streams: • Business Studies • Engineering and Applied Sciences • General Studies • Health • Information Technology (details included in next column) • Science • Society and Culture. On successful completion of the diploma, students can graduate with the diploma qualification and then apply for entry into a degree course at JCU. Students transferring into a degree course may receive advanced standing for successfully completed subjects.

Campus: Cairns; Townsville Mode: on campus; full time or part time

Prerequisites: Englis language proficiency Mid-year entry: Yes QTAC codes: Cairns 320071; Townsville 310071

Course overview The Information Technology stream includes study of programming, interactive media and internet fundamentals. On successful completion of the course students can apply for entry into JCU Information Technology degrees and receive advanced standing (credit) for some subjects successfully completed. To enter this pathway program, applicants need to demonstrate they have the English language proficiency required to complete the course. For further information, contact the Student Centre, Freecall (from within Australia) 1800 246 446 or email <enquiries@jcu.edu.au>

Course structure† Core subjects Developing Academic Skills Learning in a Digital Environment Stream electives Fundamentals of Problem Solving & Programming Internet Fundamentals Design Thinking Programming 1 Games for Business & Gamification Interactive Media & Web Technologies Optional electives Contemporary Business Communications Effective Writing OR English for Academic Purposes Effective Speaking Introductory University Mathematics Preparatory Mathematics † Course structure information is included as an indicator of course content only and is subject to change.

Alternative entry with QTAC The Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) also take into account any work experience and other qualifications you may have gained since school, so it’s important to list these on your QTAC application and provide supporting documentation. You can also sit the Personal Competencies Assessment and/or Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with QTAC to improve your rank. Visit the QTAC website here: www.qtac.edu.au/Applying-NonYear12/AlternativeEntry.html | 39


Accommodation Deciding where to live Your accommodation options while studying at JCU will depend on availability, your budget and your individual preferences. Townsville and Cairns are large regional cities with a range of housing options for students. JCU also facilitates accommodation for students who are on clinical placement as part of their Health Sciences degree at our study centres across northern Queensland.

Start looking ASAP The JCU Accommodation Support Service facilitates the online application process for on-campus living in the colleges and halls on the Townsville campus. Competition is strong for this type of accommodation so it is best to submit your application and pay your registration fee early. You may wish to contact the colleges and halls directly and discuss their facilities first. For accommodation options off campus, the Accommodation Support Service maintains a web database of private rental and share accommodation in houses, units, granny flats, full board and caretaker arrangements in both Cairns and Townsville. Search these options and contact the accommodation provider directly via the offcampus accommodation link at: www.jcu.edu.au/accommodation

Making a decision Here are some things to think about when you are deciding where to live: • Do you want to live with other students? • Do you want to live on or off campus? • If you want to live on campus, have you registered your interest as early as possible to avoid disappointment? • Do you want to cook your own meals or have someone else cook for you? • How much do the different housing options cost? What’s your budget? • Do you want to walk to university?

What does it cost? Student halls and colleges on the Townsville campus offer full board, single room and share options, with a range of prices. An average price per week for a student room in a hall or college with full board (all meals provided) can range from $280 to $400. Rental and share accommodation in Cairns and Townsville can cost anywhere from $120 per week for a room in a share apartment or house. 40 | Enquiries 1800 246 446 | jcu.edu.au

Help with costs

Townsville campus

If you have to move away from home to study and are from a disadvantaged background, Commonwealth Government Scholarships can assist with relocation and accommodation costs. For more information, visit: www.jcu.edu.au/scholarships

Living on campus

Homestay with a family Staying with a local family in their home is another option that suits some students. There are also options for short-term housing arrangements. Visit the ‘homestay’ link on the JCU Accommodation website.

Cairns campus Off-campus accommodation

Cairns is an internationally recognised premier tourist destination. There are many commercial accommodation providers offering short- and long-term accommodation, as well as share house and homestay options. To check options, visit the Accommodation website (see below). Our two preferred off-campus options are within 400 metres of campus, making it an easy walk to uni. Cairns Student Lodge Fully-catered accommodation for 225 students. (07) 4057 1111, <info@studentlodge.com.au> www.studentlodge.com.au The Beaches Luxury apartments: www.the-beaches.com.au Share house/private rental accommodation

If you think you would like to live in a share house, we recommend you contact Cairns Sharehouse, a private business that professionally manages share facilities for students in houses, units and apartments around Cairns. (07) 4041 1875 <info@cairns-sharehouse.com> www.cairns-sharehouse.com

Singapore campuses On arrival in Singapore, most students choose to stay in an off-campus student hostel. A student hostel provides a good level of accommodation at a reasonable cost and gives students the time they need to make a well-informed decision on long-term accommodation. <accommodation-singapore@jcu.edu.au> www.jcu.edu.au/accommodation

Approximately 1,475 students live in student halls and colleges on campus. Most colleges offer full-board accommodation, providing three meals a day. Some have self-catering options. Student halls and colleges provide: • A single study/bedroom furnished with bed, desk, chair, bookshelves, wardrobe and phone connection • Internet access and email address. Additional facilities may include computer rooms, televisions, laundry, sport and recreation resources, and tutorial support. The halls and colleges are listed herein and you can contact them directly or visit the Accommodation Service website for links. RESIDENTIAL Colleges

There are three colleges on the JCU Townsville campus. Most colleges offer full board, with three meals a day. There are single room and share options, with a range of prices. Colleges are: • Saints Catholic College www.cathcollegesjcu.edu.au <saintcatholiccolleges@jcu.edu.au> • St Mark’s College www.stmarks.jcu.edu.au <stmarks@jcu.edu.au> • The John Flynn College www.johnflynn.org <info@johnflynn.org>. Halls of residence

There are four non-denominational, on-campus halls housing 770 students. Options include full board and self-catering, single- and twin-share rooms and townhouses. Some wheelchair accessible self-catering units are available. • University Hall • George Roberts Hall • Western Courts • Rotary International House. Enquire via www.jcu.edu.au/jcuhalls

Further information JCU Accommodation Support Service (07) 4781 4148 +61 7 4781 4148 <accommodation@jcu.edu.au> www.jcu.edu.au/accommodation


Competition for on-campus accommodation is high so it is important to apply early. You can apply online.

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Jess Farber Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours), Graduated 2011 Graduate Consultant, IBM Canberra Global Business Services My application to study was based on my TAFE qualification, giving me a chance to enter university without an OP score, and the fact that JCU is in my home town of Townsville. I worked on a big group project in my final year of study. That teamwork combined with invaluable IT fundamentals and technical knowledge gained in my degree, gave me the edge when it came to finding my current job with IBM in the Global Business Services division. Studying in the tropics proved an asset as well, as the floods and cyclones gave me the inspiration to create a system that allows people to easily access and share disaster information over social networks. My thesis and honours project dealt with information sharing during disaster situations in the context of a city the size of Townsville.

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Business & IT – courses summary BACHELOR DEGREE with majors

Prerequisite subjects

Years (full time)

Campuses and QTAC codes: Cairns Townsville

Others

Mid-Year entry

OP/RANK

Page ref

Business Accounting

English (Maths B desirable)

3

322151

312151

312159 (Ext)

yes

19/60

13

Banking & Finance

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

-

312309 (Ext)

yes

19/60

14

Business Intelligence & Information Systems

English (Maths B desirable)

3

322331

312331

312339 (Ext)

yes

19/60

15

Economics

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

312171

312179 (Ext)

yes

19/60

16

Financial Management

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

312181

312189 (Ext)

yes

19/60

18

Health Management

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

312311

-

yes

19/60

19

Hospitality & Tourism Management

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

-

312329 (Ext)

yes

19/60

20

Human Resources Management

English (Maths B desirable)

3

322201

312201

312209 (Ext)

yes

19/60

22

International Business

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

-

312219 (Ext)

yes

19/60

23

Management

English (Maths B desirable)

3

322221

312221

312229 (Ext)

yes

19/60

25

Marketing

English (Maths B desirable)

3

322231

312231

312239 (Ext)

yes

19/60

26

Sports & Events Management

English (Maths B desirable)

3

-

312251

312259 (Ext)

yes

19/60

27

Non-Business Second Majors Business Law

as per major

3

as per major

as per major

-

yes

19/60

28

Communication Design

as per major

3

-

as per major

-

yes

19/60

28

Minors – a group of four subjects designed to complement a selected major. There are 18 minors to choose from. Campus availability depends on Minor chosen. Business & Environmental Science Aquaculture

English; Maths B

3

Information Technology

English (Maths B desirable)

3

322341

JOINT BACHELOR DEGREES

Prerequisite subjects

Years (full time)

Arts-Business

English (Maths B desirable)

Business-Laws

29

316341

-

yes

17/63

30

312341

tba (Ext)

yes

17/63

37

Campuses and QTAC codes Cairns Townsville

Mid-year entry

OP/RANK

Page ref

4

321031

311031

yes

19/60

32

English (Maths B desirable)

5

321061

311061

yes

15/67

32

Business (Accounting)-Laws

English (Maths B desirable)

5

321061

311061

yes

15/67

32

Business-Psychology

English (Maths B desirable)

5 (5.5 with mid-year entry)

321081

311081

yes

14/69

32

Engineering-Information Technology

English; Maths B

5

324071 *

314071

yes †

12/74

38

4

326111

316111

no

16/64

32

Sport & Exercise Science-Business

English (Maths B, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths C, Physical Education or Health Education desirable) Please note, campus availability for joint degrees depends on majors chosen. DIPLOMA

Prerequisite subjects

Years (full time)

Campuses and QTAC codes Cairns Townsville Other

Mid-year entry

OP/RANK

Page ref

Diploma of Higher Education (Business)

English (Maths B desirable)

1

320011

yes

19/60

31

PATHWAY PROGRAMS

Prerequisites

Years (full time)

Campuses and QTAC codes Cairns Townsville

Mid-year entry

OP/RANK

Page ref

Diploma of Higher Education (Business Studies)

English language proficiency

1

320021

310021

yes

new course

33

Diploma of Higher Education (Information Technology)

English language proficiency

1

320071

310071

yes

new course

39

Tertiary Access Course (TAC)

Internal Selection Program (ISP)

0.5

apply to JCU

apply to JCU

yes

N/A

33, 39

310011

310019 (Ext)

* † first year (Level 1) only commencing in mid June, prior to Study Period 2 tba = to be advised N/A = not applicable (Ext) = External, delivered online Please note, Honours programs are available for most JCU bachelor degrees. The minimum duration for an Honours degree is four years of full-time study.

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Here is a full list of our Undergraduate study area booklets: Arts, Social Sciences, Social Work & Psychology Business & IT Creative Arts Education Engineering Law Medicine, Health & Veterinary Sciences Science

Then visit our Student Centre on campus and pick up a JCU Undergraduate Guide.

You can also find these booklets at our campuses, or online at: www.jcu.edu.au/publications

Online version: www.jcu.edu.au/publications You can also visit our website: www.jcu.edu.au

View specific course information online at: www.jcu.edu.au/courses If you have any enquiries, feel free to contact us: Student Centre: Freecall 1800 246 446 Email: <study@jcu.edu.au>

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