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Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Social Science

Bond University
8 semesters
Bachelor's degree
Gold Coast
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Program description

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Social Science

All organizations, whether profit-seeking or not, require sound business management practices. The Bachelor of Business degree at Bond University is designed to inspire and nurture an entrepreneurial spirit; to give you the skills and knowledge to be an effective business leader; and, to prepare you to be able to influence the achievement of an organisation’s mission, goals and strategic objectives. Combined with a Bachelor of Social Science you will gain specialist knowledge and understanding of human behavior and how this applies in businesses today.

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Admission requirements

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.

In the January semester 2018 there were fewer than five OP/ATAR offers made in this program hence no comparative information on previous OP/ATAR intake scores is available.

Visit our Bond Business School student profile and Faculty of Society & Design student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at the Faculty in the January semester 2018.

International Secondary School students
For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.

Alternative entry pathways
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:

  • Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
  • Bond University Diploma programs
  • Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
  • Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
  • Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
  • Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
  • Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.
  • For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.

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Program content

The Bachelor of Social Science will provide you with a basis for working in areas such as welfare, government departments, disability services or as disability officers or case workers, client support and advocacy as well as working with behavioral difficulties of children in educational settings.

  • Those students who choose a Behavior Management focus will learn the framework and procedures for implementing functional analytical therapy with clients who have severe behavioral difficulties.
  • Students who choose a Criminology focus will gain the ability to understand a-typical behavior patterns.
  • Those students who combine their studies with Psychology will be provided with the basis for understanding the presenting problems with clients in order to develop effective needs-based treatment programs.
  • Students who choose a Counselling focus will gain the ability to assess, diagnose and understand human behavior as well as be able to apply ethical, legal and professional issues in counselling.

The Bachelor of Business is a broad-based qualification accepted nationally and internationally by leading employers in a wide range of corporate disciplines. Graduates often attain roles in advertising, human resources, information technology, marketing, public relations and research.

The Bachelor of Social Sciences and Bachelor of Business program comprises 32 subjects, as follows:

  • University core subjects (3)
  • Business core subjects (9)
  • Business major subjects (6)
  • Social Science major subjects (12)
  • Elective subjects (2)

View the Program structure and sequence plans for page or all semesters of commencement.

University core subjects (3)

  • CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication
  • CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics
  • CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action

Plus: CORE11-004 Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

Business School core subjects (9)

  • ACCT11-100 Accounting for Decision Making
  • BUSN13-331 Business Model Generation
  • BUSN13-332 Business Model Execution
  • ECON11-100 Principles of Economics
  • FINC12-200 Fundamentals of Finance
  • INFT11-120 Digital Transformation of Business
  • LAWS10-100 Business Law
  • MKTG11-100 Marketing
  • ALTERNATE CHOICE You must complete one of the following two subjects:
  • STAT11-111 Business Statistics OR
  • STAT11-112 Quantitative Methods

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About school

Bond University

Bond University

At Bond University, we do things differently. Known for our small class sizes, three-semester-per-year timetable and state-of-the-art facilities, Bond University has been named in the global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking of the Best Small Universities...

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Contact info

Bond University

14 University Drive
4226 Robina, Queensland


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