Majors: What are your options?

With the new Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business Professional Practice, you won't have to deal with traditional lectures or exams*, instead you will focus on industry projects and real-world learning.

To support your future in business, we have created an extensive range of career focused areas of study (Majors and Minors) allowing you to customise your degree and gain an edge.

But what are Majors and Minors? Put simply, a Major is a primary focus for your study and a Minor is a secondary focus of study.

Explore our 15 business majors

Accountancy

This major is designed to produce work-ready graduates with the tools to make key business decisions, and an understanding of how taxation, macroeconomics and market principles intersect with accountancy.

Blockchain Enabled Business

Be equipped with the the knowledge and skills you will need to apply and manage blockchain in public and private enterprises, through multi-disciplinary study.

Business Information Systems

Major studies in information systems include business IT development, information systems strategy and governance, business databases, e-business systems, and business analysis and design.

Business and Technology

Technology is completely changing the world of business Learn how by studying topics such as Cybersecurity , Fintech, Digital Finance, legal issues in fintech/cyber, managing in the digital context and forensic accounting.

Economics

Understand how businesses, people, and governments interact locally and globally. Learn the necessary skills to tackle society's biggest challenges such as climate change, equality, and poverty. Develop applied analytical expertise important to a variety of career paths.

Entrepreneurship

Be exposed to the ideas and strategies of some of Australia’s newest and established entrepreneurs. In studying entrepreneurship, developed with industry partners, gain the confidence and entrepreneurial skills to launch and manage exciting new business ventures.

Finance

This major will enhance your analytical and problem-solving abilities and develop your understanding of the principles of finance.

Financial Planning

Study a range of areas including personal planning, taxation, estate planning, superannuation, insurance and investment planning to qualify to work as a financial planner.

Global Business

This global business major give you the skills to analyse and interpret the complex operations of global organisations, international trade and business relationships.

People and Organisation

This major focuses on developing strategies to manage people and construct workplace arrangements that respond to organisational and human needs.

Innovation and Enterprise

This major prepares you to innovate and create the business future of tomorrow. Study subjects that both develop you (professional capabilities) and your business acumen via learning that intersects industry, technology

Logistics and Supply Chain

Explore in this major procurement and global sourcing, warehousing, freight and distribution, business operations, digital supply chain and sustainability, circular economy issues, analytics and the management of human and physical resources.

Management and Change

Be a leader. Build skills in strategic thinking, people and organisational management and problem solving to be a force for change in business. Learn to deal with complex issues, lead teams and make business decisions applicable across a variety of organisational structures.

Marketing

By studying a marketing major you'll be prepared to take on roles in fields like digital marketing, brand management, campaign strategy, and customer analytics.

Social Impact

Distinguish yourself in the field of socially responsible business. In this major learn about how businesses can become more socially aware and take concrete action to address social issues and challenges.

*Please note: if completing the Accountancy Major, you will be required to sit an exam for accreditation purposes.

But what about minors?

Minors allow you to study a few subjects rather than commit to a full major, so you will get a good grounding in a subject area but can get a bit more variety in your degree.

Minors include subjects which are also often included in individual majors, or other minors, but you can only credit an individual subject towards one major and/or minor.

The best thing to do is to check the subject lists for each major and minor before you make your final selections, or check out our handy compatibility guide below which explains which minors cross over with other majors and/or minors.

Minors include:

  • Behavioural Business
  • Behavioural Science for Future Leaders
  • Blockchain Enabled Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Business and Technology 
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Insights
  • Digital Business Development
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning and Tax
  • Financial Planning
  • Global Business
  • Global Procurement and Sourcing
  • Industrial Relations 
  • Information Systems
  • Innovation and Enterprise 
  • International Development
  • International Logistics
  • Law and Economics
  • Law and Emerging Technology
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Management and Change
  • Managing Global Teams
  • Marketing
  • New Business Creation
  • Open Innovation
  • People and Organisation
  • Regulatory Accounting
  • Social and Behavioural Issues in Accounting
  • Social Impact
  • Study and Work
  • Supply Chain Analytics

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Is this minor compatible with my chosen major?

To help you to choose your majors and minors, check the minors listed below to see whether they have subjects overlapping with other majors and/or minors.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Economics major. If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Behavioural Science for Future Leaders minor, Data Insights minor or New Business Creation minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Economics major. If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Behavioural Business minor or New Business Creation minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects. 

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business and Technology minor, Cybersecurity minor or Digital Supply Chain minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business and Technology major, Business Information Systems major or Logistics and Supply Chain major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Supply Chain Analytics minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects. 

If you are completing the Business and Technology major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business minor, Cybersecurity minor, Innovation and Enterprise minor or Law and Emerging Technology minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business major or Business and Technology major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business minor or Business and Technology minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Economics major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Finance major. If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Behavioural Business minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Business and Technology major.

If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business major or Logistics and Supply Chain major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business minor or Supply Chain Analytics minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Economics major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects. 

If you are completing the Entrepreneurship major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the New Business Creation minor, Open Innovation minor or Study and Work minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Finance major or Financial Planning major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Financial Planning minor, Financial Planning and Tax minor or Global Business minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Finance major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Finance minor, Regulatory Accounting minor or Social and Behavioural Issues in Accounting minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Financial Planning major or Global Business major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Finance minor or Global Business minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Finance major, Financial Planning major or Global Business major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Social Impact major. If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Finance minor, Financial Planning minor, Global Procurement and Sourcing minor or International Logistics minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Global Business or Logistics and Supply Chain major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Global Business minor, International Logistics minor or Logistics and Supply Chain minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the People and Organisation major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Study and Work minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business Information Systems major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business and Technology major or Innovation and Enterprise major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business and Technology minor or Law and Emerging Technology minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Social Impact major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Economics and Global Business major. If completing either of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Social Impact minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Global Business major or Logistics and Supply Chain major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Global Business minor, Global Procurement and Sourcing minor or Logistics and Supply Chain minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects. 

If you are completing the Business and Technology major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Economics and Financial Planning majors. If completing either of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Regulatory Accounting minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Blockchain Enabled Business major or Business and Technology major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Innovation and Enterprise major. If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Business and Technology minor or Innovation and Enterprise minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Logistics and Supply Chain major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Global Procurement and Sourcing minor or International Logistics minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Management and Change major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Global Business major, People and Organisation major and Social Impact major. If completing any of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Open Innovation minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Global Business major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Innovation and Enterprise major and Management and Change major. If completing either of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Marketing major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Entrepreneurship major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Business and Technology major and Global Business major. If completing either of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Behavioural Business minor, Behavioural Science for Future Leaders minor, Entrepreneurship minor or Open Innovation minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business and Technology major, Entrepreneurship major or Innovation and Enterprise major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Management and Change major and People and Organisation major. If completing either of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Entrepreneurship minor, Management and Change minor or New Business Creation minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the People and Organisation major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Global Business major. If completing this major you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the Financial Planning and Tax minor or Law and Economics minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Accountancy/Professional Accountancy major or Social Impact major, you cannot undertake this minor as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Financial Planning and Tax minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Social Impact major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

There is a potential overlap with the discipline electives in the Economics and Innovation major and Enterprise major. If completing either of these majors you must select different subjects to avoid any overlap.

If you are completing the International Development minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business and Technology major or Logistics and Supply Chain major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Business Analytics minor or Digital Supply Chain minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects. 

If you are completing the Innovation and Enterprise major, People and Organisation major or Entrepreneurship major you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

If you are completing the Entrepreneurship minor or Industrial Relations minor you cannot undertake this minor, as there is an overlap of subjects.

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