Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Business

Combine the diverse, transferable skills of an arts degree with the practical knowledge of business studies to build a critical understanding of life and work in the Tropics. Develop a solid foundation of sociocultural contexts to underpin your learning in business operations and strategies, making you a well-rounded professional. Graduate with advanced communication and research skills to stand out in any field.

5 Stars

for student teacher ratio 2024 Good Universities Guide

Think global

Develop a cross-cultural understanding of your field to enhance your career

Skills to succeed

Gain transferable skills to stand out in the workplace


  • Online: January, May, September
  • Townsville: January, May, September
  • Cairns: January, May, September



+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


4 years full-time

Entry Requirements


English (Units 3/4,C)

QTAC Codes

  • 311499
  • 311491
  • 321491

Course detail

Real stories

  • Student of Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Business


    Lillian MacGregor

    Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Business

    I chose this degree so that I would have the opportunity to study a diverse range of topics and have the variety to keep my studies exciting and motivating. JCU has a lot of awesome subjects available and this degree is a great opportunity to discover what you are truly passionate about.

  • Studied Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Business


    Jared Power

    Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Business

    This course was a perfect combination of practical business skills and creativity. One of the highlights was the opportunity to travel to Malaysia for 6 weeks through the Work Integrated Learning placement. I met some amazing people and got closer to my workplace aspirations – it was an experience I’ll never forget.

  • Professional Chair and Anthropology


    Professor Rosita Henry

    Professional Chair, Anthropology Lecturer

    For anyone who wants to prepare for the future, the Bachelor of Arts allows you to broaden yourself and develop understandings to deal with challenging questions facing humanity. You can tailor your degree in line with your interests. The Bachelor of Arts has the range and flexibility for you to be all you can be.