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                                     Campus
                                     Vice Chancellor’s Welcome                                            2

                                     Why Choose James Cook University Brisbane                            4

                                     Living in Brisbane                                                   6

                                     Services and Facilities                                              8

                                     Joblinx                                                              9

                                     Courses and Degrees
                                     Undergraduate Courses                                               10

                                        Bachelor of Business                                             10

                                     Postgraduate Courses                                                14

                                        Master of Business Administration                                15

                                        Master of Professional Accounting                                16

                                        Master of International Hospitality and Tourism Management       18

                                        Master of Information Technology                                 20

                                        Master of Education / Master of Business Administration          23

                                        Study Abroad                                                     24

                                     Important Information
                                     English & Academic Pathways to JCU Brisbane                         26

                                     Entry Requirements                                                  28

                                     Important Information                                               30

                                     Planning Your Budget                                                32

                                     Tuition Fees                                                        33

                                     How to Apply                                                        34

                                     Application Form                                                    35

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Welcome to James Cook University (JCU). Studying with us guarantees you a world-class
education, and opens your eyes to a world of diversity and opportunity.
During your time at JCU you will discover new ideas, issues, people and possibilities. You’ll become
part of a friendly community in a truly supportive and encouraging study environment. You will
leave with the expertise and intellectual curiosity to make a difference in your chosen profession
and community.
Our students are the heart of JCU. As you explore this guide, you will learn more about the
courses we offer, and discover information about the wonderful support services, facilities and
career development opportunities we provide to help you during your time at JCU.
I understand it can be a big step to study in another country. Talking to our staff and students
about the learning community we’re so proud to share will help you feel more at home here, as
you begin your journey with us.

Professor Sandra Harding, BSc (Hons) ANU, MPubAdmin UQ, PhD NCSU,
Hon Doc JIU, FACE, FQA, FAICD, FAIM Vice Chancellor and President

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Why Choose
      James Cook University Brisbane
      James Cook University is the second oldest university in Queensland, recognised in the higher education sector for achievements in teaching and research. Ranked
                                                                                                                                                                                 OUR RIVER CITY
      by Times Higher Education (THE) in the top 30 modern universities, James Cook University delivers high-quality degrees that prepare students for the global
      workforce.                                                                                                                                                                   6 min walk to the university from Central Station.   Students can hire bicycles by
                                                                                                                                                                                   translink.com.au                                     subscribing to CityCycle.
      Students who choose to study at JCU Brisbane will walk away with a tertiary qualification from a respected and highly acclaimed university. In addition to this,                                                                  citycycle.com.au
      students will develop connections with a world renowned business, recognised for achievements in vocational and tertiary education, training, employment,
      recruitment and apprenticeships.                                                                                                                                             Regular bus services available with bus stops
                                                                                                                                                                                   only a short stroll from the university.             3 minute walk to the university
                                                                                                                                                                                   translink.com.au                                     from Riverside Ferry Terminal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        translink.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                                   Paid parking stations are available close to the
                                                                                                                                                                                   university for students who wish to drive.
                                                                                                                                                                                   (N.B. The campus does not have a car park)

                                                                                                    2%
                                                                                        Ranked in the top 2% of
      Located in                               Trimester System                         universities worldwide
    Brisbane's CBD                                                                        * Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017

                                                                                                                                                      #
                                                                                                  Five stars for                          Rated #1 in Australia for
Employment and careers                                                                             job success                             employer satisfaction*
 assistance from Joblinx                                                                         *2018 Good Universities Guide                *QILT 2017 Employer Satisfaction
                                                                                                                                                  Survey National Report

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Living in Brisbane                                                                      Brisbane's Top 10
                                                                                                                                                       1.   Take a stroll through
                                                                                                                                                            Southbank Parklands
                                                                                                                                                       2.   Enjoy spectacular views
                                                                                                                                                            from the Mt Coot-tha
                                                                                                                                                            lookout
                                                                                                                                                       3.   Cruise the Brisbane River
                                                                                                                                                            by CityCat
                                                                                                                                                       4.   Travel to beautiful
                                                                                                                                                            Moreton Island and snorkel
                                                                                                                                                            around the wrecks
                                                                                                                                                       5.   Have a picnic at New Farm
                                                                                                                                                            Park
                                                                                                                                                       6.   Check out the Australian
                                                                                                                                                            wildlife at Lone Pine
                                                                                                                                                            Sanctuary
                                                                                                                                                       7.   Stand under a waterfall in
                                                                                                                                                            the Gold Coast Hinterland
                                                                                                                                                       8.   Visit white sandy beaches
                                                                                                                                                            on the north and south
                                                                                                                                                            coasts
                                                                                                                                                       9.   Head to Suncorp Stadium
                                                                                                                                                            or the Gabba to watch a
                                                                                                                                                            live sporting match
                                                                                                                                                       10. Climb Brisbane’s iconic
                                                                                                                                                           Story Bridge

                                                    Queensland is nearly five times
                                                    the size of Japan, seven times the
                                                    size of Great Britain and two and a
                                                    half times the size of Texas.

                                                                                           General Information
                                                    Queensland has more than 200
                                                                                           State            Queensland
                                                    national parks to explore!
                                                                                           Population       Over 2.27 million people
                  There are more than 100                                                  Climate          Subtropical
                  islands off the Queensland                                               Language         English
                  coast.                            Queensland has the world's             Time Zone        GMT/UTC + 10 hours
                                                    largest sand island, Fraser Island.
                                                                                           Currency         Australian Dollar ($AU)
                                                                                                            Relatively low compared to other
                  Tourism and Hospitality is the    Queensland has Australia's             Cost of living   Australian capital cities such as Sydney
                  largest industry in Queensland.   biggest theme parks with Sea                            and Melbourne
                                                    World, Movie World, Wet 'n' Wild
                                                    and Dreamworld located on the          Weather
                  Queensland is home to the         Gold Coast.                                      Dec — Feb
                  the World Heritage Listed                                                          Average temperature: 20°C - 28°C
                  Great Barrier Reef.               More than 16% of Brisbane
                                                    households speak a language                      Mar — May
                                                    other than English at home.                      Average temperature: 16°C - 24°C
                                                                                                     Jun — Aug
                  7,400km of Queensland                                                              Average temperature: 10°C - 21°C
                                                    Brisbane's Story Bridge is one of
                  coastline.
                                                    only three bridge climbs in the                  Sep — Nov
                                                    world!                                           Average temperature: 15°C - 25°C

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Services and Facilities
Campus                                     Student Mentor Program
JCU Brisbane is conveniently located       This is a volunteer program designed
in the heart of Brisbane's Central         to connect students with student
Business District (CBD). The high-         mentors. This network is a great way
rise campus provides students with         for new students to find support
access to modern facilities including      and encouragement. The program             Joblinx is an Internship Placement & Career Development                                                "I arrived in Australia around
computer rooms, lecture rooms,             helps students adapt to university life                                                                                                           4 months ago and I have found
student lounge, library, prayer rooms      and enhances their Australian study        specialist; part of the Sarina Russo Group of companies,                                               Joblinx to be an extremely
and free access to high speed Wi-Fi.       experience.                                Australia's largest private sector jobactive provider.                                                 valuable service. The career
                                                                                                                                                                                             counsellors are very friendly
                                                                                                                                                                                             and they try their best to help.
Learning Advisors                          Student Lounge                                                                                                                                    They offer great support and
                                                                                      Since 2008, Joblinx has been                                                                           they never give up on anyone
Learning Advisors provide free             The Student Lounge is set over one
academic advice and assignment             entire floor and is the best place to      providing young professionals                                                                          who seeks their assistance.
assistance. Our Learning Advisors are      hang out on campus! Drop by between        with tailored training and                                                                             I was in a hopeless situation
experienced and qualified in the areas     classes, lunch breaks and after hours                                                                                                             when I arrived in Australia and
of English, numeracy and literacy.         to enjoy the pool table, foosball table,
                                                                                      work experience/internship
                                                                                                                                                                                             Joblinx helped me through
Whether you are a student who is           multiple TVs and even two Xbox 360s!       opportunities to enhance                                                                               the first steps towards gaining
struggling or a high achieving student,    The lounge also has a kitchen equipped     their employment outcomes.                                                                             experience in the Australian
Learning Advisors can provide the          with fridge and microwave facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                             job market."
support you need to improve your                                                      The Joblinx programs ensure
grades!                                                                                                                          “I believe that to complement
                                           Library                                    graduates gain a significant
                                                                                                                                 my degree it is vital to get as
                                                                                                                                                                                             Abdelrahman
                                           The Library is a great place to study,
                                                                                      advantage with validated                   much experience as possible. The                            Elghassnawi
Student Counsellor                         complete assignments, research             and relevant Australian work               support I got from Joblinx gave me                          United Arab Emirates
Leaving family to start a new degree       or chill out. The Library provides         experience, in-depth skills                the confidence to start the search                          MIT
in a foreign country can be daunting.      students with access to text books,                                                   and after some time I got a job.
                                           general books covering teaching areas,     based training, mentoring                  Now I feel I have the opportunity
You may feel lost and in need of some
guidance - counselling can help. Our       access to MacBook Air laptops, online      and career consultation                    to apply all the knowledge I am
                                           subject guides, and regular study skills
student counsellor is a highly qualified
                                           workshops. Students also have 24/7
                                                                                      through Joblinx's highly                   gaining at JCU Brisbane to my job.
professional with more than 10 years
experience is this field.                  access to eJournals, eBooks, streaming     experienced consultants.                   I am sure working in Brisbane will
                                           videos and staff research.                                                            further enrich my experience in
                                                                                      JCU Brisbane students can                  Australia as I will get the chance to
Academic Excellence                                                                   access the services of Joblinx             meet new people and go to new
Award                                      Student Advocate                           free of charge.                            places. “

                                           The Student Advocacy Officer                                                          Daniela Gonzalez, Mexico
The Academic Excellence Award                                                                                                    MBA/MITHM
                                           assists students with their rights
recognises and rewards top
                                           and responsibilities at JCU Brisbane.
performing students who have
                                           Specific examples of how the Student
excelled in their studies each
trimester. Awards are of monetary
                                           Advocate can support you include;
                                           reviewing grades, being a support
                                                                                                  PAID                                                            WE PROVIDE
value and are placed as a credit
towards tuition fees for future
                                           person at academic appeals and                         CASUAL*
                                           hearings, providing assistance to those
subjects. Recipients of the Academic
                                           applying for a leave of absence or
Excellence Award are ultimately
                                           special consideration.
eligible to compete for a JCU
Brisbane Academic Excellence                                                                      GRADUATE*                       Free                                   Free Training       Free Programs
Medal.
                                                                                                                                  Workshops                              & Testing
                                                                                                                                                                                             • Work
                                                                                                  PROFESSIONAL                    • Resume and                           • Responsible         experience
                                                                                                  EXPERIENCE*                       interview skills                       Service of          programs
                                                                                                                                    training                               Alcohol (RSA)
                                                                                      *Students must pass job-ready assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                             • Workplace
                                                                                      prior to job referrals. Joblinx does not
                                                                                                                                  • Australian                           • Microsoft Excel     insurance
                                                                                      guarantee student employment.                 workplace
                                                                                                                                                                         • Microsoft Word
                                                                                                                                    culture                                                  • Job placement
                                                                                                                                                                         • Food and
                                                                                                                                  • Graduate                               Beverage          • Mentoring
                                                                                                                                    employment
                                                                                                                                                                         • Coffee Making
                                                                                                                                    skills
                                                                                                                                                                           Course
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Bachelor of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                   With our focus on work-integrated      •  Electives [Eight (8) subjects],      MAJORS
                                                                                                                                            Standard Duration
                                                                                                                                                                                   learning, a JCU Business degree will      with the exception of Bachelor       Select at least one major from the
                                                                                                                                            2.5 Years - Eight (8) Trimesters
                                                                                                                                                                                   develop a student’s personal and          of Business (Accounting).            following list:
                                                                                                                                            Total No. of Subjects                  professional skills.                   Please refer to Bachelor of Business    • Accounting
                                                                                                                                            24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Accounting Major subjects for full      • Hospitality and Tourism
                                                                                                                                            Intakes                                COURSE STRUCTURE                       details.
                                                                                                                                            March, July and November                                                                                                  Management
                                                                                                                                                                                   Each program is comprised of 24
                                                                                                                                                                                   subjects in total. Students must       CORE SUBJECTS                           • International Business
                                                                                                                                            OVERVIEW                               nominate one of the Business           LEVEL 1                                 • Management
                                                                                                                                            JCU’s Bachelor of Business (BBus)      Majors listed when first making        BU1002 Accounting for Decision          An in-depth description of each
                                                                                                                                            provides the solid foundations         an application for admission. The      Making                                  major is given on the following pages.
                                                                                                                                            needed for a prosperous business       choice of a second major and/or        BU1003 Economics for Sustainable
                                                                                                                                            career in a modern organisation.       minor(s) is normally made after                                                ELECTIVES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Business
                                                                                                                                            Upon graduating, students can          admission to the course.                                                       Students elect eight (8) subjects in
                                                                                                                                            apply the problem-solving and                                                 BU1007 Business Data Analysis
                                                                                                                                                                                   Every student must undertake at        and Interpretation                      accordance with the course rules.
                                                                                                                                            critical thinking skills that are      least one major. A variety of double                                           The eight (8) electives chosen must
                                                                                                                                            valued in today’s business world.      majors and minors are available        BU1104 Business, Environment            contain at least four (4) business
                                                                                                                                            The Bachelor of Business is JCU        and students may study single          and Society in the Tropics              subjects.
                                                                                                                                            Brisbane’s most flexible degree.       or double majors and/or minors         BU1105 Contemporary Business
                                                                                                                                            Once the foundation is set with the    consistent with their interests,       Communications                          PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

                                                                                        Delight                                             core business subjects, students
                                                                                                                                            are then able to construct a
                                                                                                                                            personalised business degree to
                                                                                                                                                                                   career aspirations and the course
                                                                                                                                                                                   rules.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Leading To Work (LTW) is a feature
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BU1108 Managing Consumer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Markets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BU1112 Business Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JCU’s Bachelor of Business program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  has accreditation with, and is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  acknowledged by a number of key

                                                                                        Madujibeya                                          suit their chosen profession. With a
                                                                                                                                            wide range of majors available, we
                                                                                                                                            have something to suit everyone.
                                                                                                                                                                                   of the program and the options
                                                                                                                                                                                   at JCU Brisbane are described on
                                                                                                                                                                                   page 13.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LEVEL 3 - One of:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BU3101 Professional Internship*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  professional associations.

                                                                                                                                            JCU Business students are
                                                                                        Bachelor of Business                                employer preferred for their ability
                                                                                                                                                                                   The program of 24 subjects is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BU3102 Multi-Disciplinary Project
                                                                                                                                                                                   made up of:
                                                                                                                                            to communicate professionally,                                                or
                                                                                        Nigeria                                                                                    • Core [Eight (8) subjects] +
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BU3103 Independent Project
                                                                                                                                            make ethical business decisions
                                                                                                                                            and work in a global environment.      • Major [Eight (8) subjects] +
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          * Eligibility criteria applies. Check
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the website for full details

       "I am confident that my decision to study a Bachelor of
       Business was a worthwhile one.
       I find studying Bachelor of Business really interesting. The excitement, commitment and dedication that I get from my lecturers is
       beyond comparison. I am thankful for the support and guidance I have gotten from JCU Brisbane."

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Bachelor of Business Majors                                                                                                                                            Leading to Work Program
                                                                                                                                                                           Preparing graduates for the dynamically changing job market
                                                                                                                                                                           With employers continuing to express the need for closer links between industry and higher education, JCU Brisbane introduced the
     Accounting                                Hospitality and                            International Business Management                                                Leading to Work Program. This Program is offered exclusively to JCU Brisbane Bachelor of Business students, with a key focus on developing
     KEY FEATURES
                                               Tourism Management                         KEY FEATURES                              KEY FEATURES                           professional skills for employability within their field of study.
     Your JCU Bachelor of Business in          KEY FEATURES                               •    Gain valuable skills for managing    •   Gain fundamental management
                                                                                                                                        and analytical skills for a
                                                                                                                                                                           In class, students will have the opportunity to work as part of a team on industry projects and work with corporate leaders. Students also
     Accounting has full accreditation with    •   Graduates can apply for                     across borders in the global
                                                                                                                                        leadership career in business.     participate in industry visits and other professional business tours. Professional internships are a key component of the Leading to Work
     Australian professional accounting            membership of the Australian                marketplace
     bodies including:                                                                                                              •   Graduates can apply for            Program. This valuable opportunity sees top performing students gain hands-on training in an Australian business. Students will work as a
                                                   Institute of Management (AIM)          •    Graduates can apply for
                                                   and other professional bodies,                                                       membership of the Australian       member of the team and will be given the opportunity to develop professional skills by undertaking set tasks allocated by the employer.
     • Certified Practising Accountants                                                        membership of the Australian
       Australia (CPA)                             depending on their course                   Institute of Management (AIM)            Institute of Management (AIM)
                                                   structure.                                  and other professional bodies,           and other professional bodies,     To prepare and equip our students to be employer-preferred, work-ready graduates, JCU Brisbane encourages students to engage with
     • Chartered Accountants Australia and
       New Zealand (CAANZ)                                                                     depending on their course                depending on their course          industry professionals throughout their studies.
                                               COURSE OVERVIEW                                                                          structure.
                                                                                               structure.
     • Association of Chartered Certified        The program covers fundamental
       Accountants (ACCA).                       principles underpinning management                                                 COURSE OVERVIEW
                                                                                          COURSE OVERVIEW
     COURSE OVERVIEW                             in the tourism and hospitality sectors   International business is a rapidly       Management roles are essential
                                                 and more specifically addresses          growing area of study that deals          within all organisations. This major
     Accounting is at the core of every          issues encountered in the hospitality    with the development, strategy,           can be used as a launching pad
     organisation, ensuring its financial        operations sphere, club and gaming       and management of multinational           for successful careers in business,
     viability. JCU has trained hundreds of      management, and conference and           enterprises in the global context         government, and/or non-government
     qualified accountants and is strongly       event management environments.           and the dynamic international             sector management. Topics
     supported by the local accounting           Students are encouraged to enhance       business environment. The course          include operations management,
     profession.                                 their expertise with a second major      includes subjects in cross-cultural       organisational behaviour, managing
     Foundation subjects are complemented in Management or International                                                            people, project management,
                                                                                          management, international
     by specialist topics in business modelling, Business.                                                                          management accounting for
                                                                                          business, strategic entrepreneurship,
     financial management, auditing, law                                                                                            non-accountants, management
                                                 MAJOR SUBJECTS                           business negotiations, operations
     of business organisations, taxation,                                                                                           and leadership, and strategic
                                                                                          management, business research
     contemporary issues in accounting,          Hospitality and Tourism                                                            entrepreneurship. For enhanced
                                                                                          and international marketing. For
     performance management and control. Management Major Core Subjects:                                                            expertise, students may combine
                                                                                          enhanced knowledge and skills,
                                                 BX2091 Tourism and Leisure               students should consider combining        Management with a second major
     MAJOR SUBJECTS
                                                 Management                               this field of study with a second         such as International Business
     Accounting Major Core Subjects:                                                                                                or Hospitality and Tourism
                                                 BX2094 Conference and Events             business major such as Management
     BX2011 Accounting Principles and
     Systems
                                                 Management
                                                 BX2174 Research and Decision
                                                                                          or Hospitality & Tourism
                                                                                          Management.
                                                                                                                                    Management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Samaira Singh
     BX2012 Cost and Management                  Making for Business                                                                MAJOR SUBJECTS                                     Bachelor of Business, Hospitality and Tourism
     Accounting                                                                           MAJOR SUBJECTS                            Management Major Core Subjects:
     BX2014 Financial Management
                                                 BX2195 Hospitality, Cultures and
                                                                                          International Business Major Core                                                                                                     India
                                                 People                                                                             BX2051 Managing People
     BX2016 Business Modelling                                                            Subjects:
                                                 BX3095 Visitor and Crowd                                                           BX2062 Operations Management                         "The Leading to Work Program gives you a nice insight
     BX3011 Company Accounting                                                            BX2014 Financial Management
                                                 Behaviour Management                                                               BX2077 Project Management                               into what there is out there in the world. It prepares
     BX3012 Contemporary Issues in                                                        BX2061 Business Negotiation
                                                 BX3096 Club and Gaming                                                             BX2174 Research and Decision                               you to step out and be confident about yourself.
     Accounting                                  Management                               BX2062 Operations Management              Making for Business
     BX3013 Performance Management               BX3193 Hospitality Operations            BX2174 Research and Decision              BX3171 Organisational Behaviour                            I enjoyed the Leading to Work Program thoroughly.
     and Control                                 Management                               Making for Business                                                                                     It helped me explore myself in many ways. The
                                                                                                                                    BX3172 Management Accounting for
     BX3014 Auditing                             BX3194 Destination Management            BX3173 Strategic Entrepreneurship         Non-Accountants                                                      best part of the whole program was that
     Note:                                       and Planning                             BX3152 Managing a Global                  BX3173 Strategic Entrepreneurship                                     it is so easily accessible and it has been
     To fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor                                           Workforce
                                                                                                                                    BX3174 Management and Leadership                                           designed so well that every student
     of Business (Accounting) and to be                                                   BX3061 International Business
     eligible for accreditation with Certified                                                                                                                                                                          is bound to enjoy the entire
                                                                                          BX3082 International Marketing
     Practising Accountants Australia (CPA                                                                                                                                                                                                  process!”
     Australia), Chartered Accountants
     Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ),
     and Association of Chartered Certified
     Accountants (ACCA), students must
     complete the following subjects in
     addition to the units comprising the                                                     POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS
     major:                                                                                   • Foreign affairs and trade           • Federal and State Government
     BX2019 Business Information Systems                                                      • International and regional            departments
     BX2112 Law of Business Organisations                                                       operations                          • Not-for-profit organisations
     BX3112 Taxation                                                                          • Import and export                   • Business consultancies
     This imposes constraints on students                                                     • International marketing and sales   • Small and medium-sized
     who select Accounting as their primary                                                   • Logistics                             enterprises
     major. Those students will be unable to                                                  • Multinational corporations          • Your own business
     select a second major.

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Master of Business
                                                                     Administration
                                                                     OVERVIEW
                                                                     Our MBA programs equip you to be part of the next generation of emerging managers and will develop the way you
                                                                     approach the management of people, organisations and change.

                                                                                                            CORE SUBJECTS
                                                                     Master of Business                     C05119 Business Law                   Master of Business                         POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                             • Management Consultant
                                                                     Administration                         LB5202 Marketing Management           Administration (MBA)                       • Managing Director
                                                                     MBA (Leadership)                       LB5203 Sustainable Enterprise
                                                                                                                                                  Standard Duration                          • Operations Manager
                                                                                                            LB5205 People in Organisations
                                                                     Standard Duration                                                            1.5 Years - Four (4) Trimesters            • Business Analyst
                                                                                                            LB5212 Accounting and Finance
                                                                     2 Years - Six (6) Trimesters                                                 Total No. of Subjects                      • General Manager
                                                                                                            for Managers
                                                                     Total No. of Subjects                                                        12                                         • Investment Banker
                                                                                                            LB5228 The Changing Business
                                                                     16                                                                           Intakes                                    • Financial Manager
                                                                                                            Environment
                                                                     Intakes                                                                      March, July and November                   • Marketing Manager
                                                                                                            LB5229 Economics for a
                                                                     March, July and November
                                                                                                            Sustainable World                     COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                                     COURSE STRUCTURE                       LB5230 Managing Strategic             The MBA is made up of 8 mandatory
                                                                                                            Resources and Operations              core subjects and 4 electives as
                                                                     The MBA (Leadership) program is

      Adam Stronczak                                                 made up of 15 core subjects and
                                                                     one (1) optional subject that can be
                                                                                                            LB5231 Corporate Responsibility
                                                                                                            and Governance
                                                                                                                                                  outlined below.
                                                                                                                                                  CORE SUBJECTS
                                                                     selected from a list of Postgraduate   LB5233 Innovation and
      Master of International Tourism and                            Business, IT, Hospitality or           Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                                  LB5202 Marketing Management
                                                                                                                                                  LB5205 People in Organisations
                                                                     Accounting subjects on offer at JCU    LB5235 Applied Research Project
      Hospitality Management - Master of                             Brisbane. Check the website for                                              LB5212 Accounting and Finance for
                                                                                                            or
                                                                     further details.                                                             Managers or
      Business Administration                                                                               LB5520 Professional Project/
                                                                                                                                                  LB5236 International Political Economy
                                                                                                            Internship*
      Poland                                                                                                LB5240 Cross Cultural Leadership
                                                                                                                                                  LB5229 Economics for a Sustainable
                                                                                                                                                  World
                                                                                                            LB5241 Organisational Leadership
     “Small classes, friendly lecturers, urban setting, and close                                                                                 LB5230 Managing Strategic Resources
                                                                                                            LB5242 Value Creation Leadership      and Operations
      proximity to beaches is what I love most about James Cook
      University Brisbane.                                                                                                                        LB5231 Corporate Responsibility and
                                                                                                            ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                                  Governance
      This mix offers an amazingly healthy study, work and life                                             Choose any Level 5 Subject.
                                                                                                                                                  LB5235 Applied Research Project or
      balance. It allows my family and I to accomplish educational                                                                                LB5520 Professional Project/Internship*
      and career goals without sacrificing passion for nature and
      water sports.”                                                                                                                              ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                                  Select two level 5 subjects with a
                                                                                                                                                  prefix of LB, CO, CP, EC, TO or CV
                                                                                                                                                  (subject to prerequisite constraints).
                                                                                                                                                  Select any two level 5 subjects.
                                                                                                                                                  *Eligibility criteria applies. Check the
                                                                                                                                                  website for details.

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Study Guide - jcub.edu.au - James Cook University Brisbane
Accounting
                                          CORE SUBJECTS                         OVERVIEW                               LB5234 Leading and Managing
    Master of                              CO5103 Management Accounting         The Master of Professional             Organisational Change
    Professional                           CO5109 Corporate Finance             Accounting - Master of Business        LB5235 Applied Research Project or
                                                                                Administration (MPA-MBA)               LB5520 Professional Project /
    Accounting (MPA)                       CO5117 Introduction to Accounting
                                                                                program is designed for students       Internship*
                                           Services
                                                                                who intend to work as professional
    Standard Duration                      CO5118 Auditing and Assurance                                               OPTIONAL SUBJECT
                                                                                accountants and in senior
    Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters     CO5119 Business Law                  management positions.                  Select one (1) LB level 5 subject
    Total No. of Subjects:                 CO5120 Taxation Law                                                         (subject to prerequisite constraints).
                                                                                A joint master's degree allows
    16
                                           CO5121 Law of Business               graduates to stand out to future
    Intakes                                                                                                            PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
                                           Organisations                        employers. Students develop
    March, July and November                                                    comprehensive knowledge and skills     JCU’s Master of Professional
                                           CO5122 Accounting for
                                                                                in accounting and finance, while       Accounting and Master of
    OVERVIEW                               Corporations
                                                                                learning about key management          Professional Accounting - Master
    Undertake advanced learning in both CO5123 Advanced Issues in               areas including human relations,       of Business Administration has full
    theory and professional practice,      Accounting                                                                  accreditation with the Australian
                                                                                marketing, business law,
    while learning to solve accounting and CO5124 Data Analysis and Decision    taxation, economics and business       professional accounting bodies,
    business problems in innovative ways. Modelling                             information systems.                   • Certified Practising Accountants
    Students will be equipped with the     LB5229 Economics for a                                                        Australia (CPA)
    skills to advise companies on current Sustainable World                     COURSE STRUCTURE                       • Chartered Accountants Australia
    and future financial issues, enabling  LB5235 Applied Research Project or   The MPA-MBA is made up of 16             and New Zealand (CAANZ)
    strategic goals to be achieved.                                             subjects as per the course structure
                                           LB5520 Professional Project /                                               • Association of Chartered Certified
    Students completing the MPA            Internship*                          below. It is comprised of 11             Accountants (ACCA)
    degree are in an excellent position                                         accounting core subjects, four (4)
    to succeed in managerial positions                                          specified business subjects and one
                                           Note:
    in a range of government and                                                (1) optional business subject.
                                           Eligible students holding                                                     POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS
    commercial organisations. MPA
    graduates from JCU are well-placed     acknowledged cognate business
                                           qualifications may seek exemption
                                                                                CORE SUBJECTS                       • Assistant Accountant                       Ricardo Frantz
    to enter organisations in industries                                        CO5103 Management Accounting        • Auditor/Risk Accountant
    such as mining, manufacturing, retail, from the four (4) foundation
    consulting, human resources and        subjects when submitting an
                                                                                CO5109 Corporate Finance            • Financial Analyst
                                                                                                                    • Bookkeeper
                                                                                                                                                                 Rockembach
    marketing.                             application for admission into the   CO5117 Introduction to Accounting
                                           MPA program.                         CO5118 Auditing and Assurance       • Financial Accountant                       Master of Professional Accounting
    COURSE STRUCTURE                                                                                                • Taxation Accountant
                                                                                CO5119 Business Law                                                              Brazil
    The MPA is made up of 16 subjects.                                          CO5120 Taxation Law
    Students must undertake all 12 core
                                                                                CO5121 Law of Business            *Eligibility criteria applies. Check website
    subjects and four (4) foundation      Master of                             Organisations                     for details.                                   “JCU Brisbane’s partnership with Joblinx provides a
    subjects.                             Professional                          CO5122 Accounting for                                                             comprehensive approach that has helped me gain a
    FOUNDATION SUBJECTS                   Accounting -                          Corporations                                                                      better understanding of the Australian job market and
    LB5202 Marketing Management           Master of Business                    CO5123 Advanced Issues in                                                         obtain valuable work experience during my studies.
    LB5205 People in Organisations        Administration                        Accounting
    LB5212 Accounting and Finance for     (MPA-MBA)                             CO5124 Data Analysis and Decision
                                                                                Modelling
                                                                                                                                                                 I’m very happy with Joblinx’s services and I believe this
    Managers                                                                                                                                                     experience has provided me with the skills and knowl-
    LB5236 International Political        Standard Duration:                    LB5228 The Changing Business                                                     edge needed to further my career.”
    Economy                               Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters    Environment
                                          Total No. of Subjects:                LB5229 Economics for a
                                          16                                    Sustainable World
                                          Intakes                               LB5230 Managing Strategic
                                          March, July and November              Resources and Operations

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Tourism and Hospitality

                                                                                                                                         FOUNDATION SUBJECTS                                                          LB5230 Managing Strategic
                                                                                               Master of                                 LB5212 Accounting and Finance         Master of                              Resources and Operations
                                                                                               International Tourism                     for Managers                          International Tourism                  LB5231 Corporate Responsibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Governance
                                                                                               and Hospitality                           LB5202 Marketing Management           and Hospitality
                                                                                                                                         LB5205 People in Organisations                                               LB5232 Marketing and Customer
                                                                                               Management                                                                      Management -                           Engagement
                                                                                                                                         LB5236 International Political
                                                                                               (MITHM)                                   Economy                               Master of Business                     LB5233 Strategic and Responsible
                                                                                               Standard Duration
                                                                                                                                                                               Administration                         Innovation Management
                                                                                                                                         CORE SUBJECTS
                                                                                               Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters                                              (MITHM-MBA)                            LB5234 Leading and Managing
                                                                                                                                         LB5203 Sustainable Enterprise                                                Organisational Change
                                                                                               Total No. of Subjects
                                                                                                                                         LB5235 Applied Research Project or    Standard Duration                      LB5235 Applied Research Project
                                                                                               16
                                                                                                                                         LB5520 Professional Project /         Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters     or
                                                                                               Intakes
                                                                                                                                         Internship*                           Total No. of Subjects                  LB5520 Professional Project /
                                                                                               March, July and November
                                                                                                                                         TO5002 Introduction to Tourism        16                                     Internship*
                                                                                               OVERVIEW                                  and the Environment                   Intakes                                TO5002 Introduction to Tourism
                                                                                               A Master of International Tourism         TO5101 Tourism Systems Analysis       March, July and November               and the Environment
                                                                                               and Hospitality Management                TO5102 Tourism and Hospitality                                               TO5101 Tourism Systems Analysis
                                                                                                                                         Operations Management                 OVERVIEW
                                                                                               (MITHM) is like a passport to the                                                                                      TO5102 Tourism and Hospitality
                                                                                               world. Managerial level graduates         TO5103 Global Destination             The Master of International            Operations Management
                                                                                               are in high demand across all             Competitiveness                       Tourism and Hospitality
                                                                                                                                                                               Management - Master of                 TO5103 Global Destination
                                                                                               sectors of the industry in Australia      TO5104 Tourist Management                                                    Competitiveness
                                                                                               and overseas.                             Strategies                            Business Administration is an
                                                                                                                                                                               innovative joint postgraduate          TO5104 Tourist Management
                                                                                               The MITHM is a multidisciplinary          TO5202 Economic Decision-                                                    Strategies
                                                                                                                                                                               level qualification that combines
                                                                                               program that explores tourism             Making in the Hospitality Industry
                                                                                                                                                                               tourism, hospitality and business      TO5202 Economic Decision-
                                                                                               from a social, economic and               TO5203 Hospitality and                management to give students the        Making in the Hospitality Industry
                                                                                               environmental perspective and             Gastronomy: Social, Private and       management skills required to be       or
                                                                                               equips students with advanced             Commercial                            a professional in the tourism and      LB5229 Economics for a
                                                                                               knowledge about tourism, as
                                                                                                                                         OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                     hospitality industry.                  Sustainable World
                                                                                               well as experience in hospitality
                                                                                               management, business, economics           Select two (2) LB Level 5 subjects                                           TO5203 Hospitality and
                                                                                                                                                                               COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                                                               and ethical professional                  Plus                                                                         Gastronomy: Social, Private and
                                                                                                                                                                               The MITHM-MBA is made up of 16
      Angelina                                                                                 empowerment.

                                                                                               COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                                                                                                         Select any one (1) level 5 subject.   subjects. Students must undertake
                                                                                                                                                                               seven (7) tourism subjects, eight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Commercial

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      OPTIONAL SUBJECT
                                                                                                                                         Note:
      Grigoryeva                                                                               The MITHM is made up of 16
                                                                                               subjects. Students must undertake
                                                                                                                                         Eligible students holding
                                                                                                                                         acknowledged cognate business
                                                                                                                                                                               (8) management subjects and one
                                                                                                                                                                               (1) optional subject as per the list
                                                                                                                                                                               below.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Select any one (1) level 5 LB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      subject (subject to prerequisite
                                                                                               four (4) foundation subjects, nine        qualifications may seek exemption                                            constraints).
      Master of International Tourism and                                                      (9) core subjects, and three (3)          from the four (4) foundation          LB5203 Sustainable Enterprise
      Hospitality Management                                                                   optional subjects in accordance           subjects when submitting an           LB5228 The Changing Business
                                                                                               with the structure below.                 application to the MITHM              Environment
      Russia                                                                                                                             program.
      “Studying a Master in International Tourism and Hospitality
      Management at JCU Brisbane was a life-changing experience for me.

      In my course there was a good mix of tourism related subjects and business                POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS
      subjects. Lectures and tutorials were never purely theoretical and always full of real    • Café Manager                           •   Duty Manager                        Manager
      life examples. Assignments were challenging and helped us to develop skills such as       • Restaurant Manager                     •   Travel Agent/Consultant           • Business Development
      creative thinking, critical thinking and analysis.                                        • Conference and Event                   •   Venue Manager                       Manager
                                                                                                  Coordinator                            •   Hotel Front Office                • Functions Supervisor
      Most importantly, the knowledge and skills I learned help me a lot in my current
      job. Eight months ago I joined Booking.com, one of the biggest online travel
      agencies in the world, as a hotel account manager in the Sochi office, in Russia. My
      role is to help our partners, big and small hoteliers, to get more bookings, increase    * Eligibility criteria applies. Check website for details.
      sales and meet guests' demands with the use of Booking.com instruments.

      I am happy that I now have a chance to work in the tourism and hospitality
      industry and in some way keep contributing to its development.”

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Information Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                  Information Technology and Business                                                FOUNDATION SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                         Master of Information                    units offered by JCU Brisbane and two     Master of Information                    CP5631 Internet Fundamentals
                                                                                                                                         Technology (MIT)                         (2) of any appropriate Level 5 subjects   Technology (MIT)                         CP5633 Database Modelling
                                                                                                                                                                                  offered at JCU Brisbane as approved by
                                                                                                                                         Business Informatics                     the Campus Director.                      Computing & Networking                   CP5638 Web Design and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Development
                                                                                                                                         Standard Duration                        Students who satisfy the requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Standard Duration                        CP5639 Fundamentals of Problem
                                                                                                                                                                                  of this program meet the requirements
                                                                                                                                         Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters                                                 Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters       Solving and Programming
                                                                                                                                                                                  to apply for membership with the
                                                                                                                                         Total No. of Subjects                    Australian Computer Society (ACS).        Total No. of Subjects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     MANDATORY SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                         16                                                                                 16
                                                                                                                                                                                  FOUNDATION SUBJECTS                                                                CP5046 ICT Project 1: Analysis and
                                                                                                                                         Intakes                                                                            Intakes                                  Design
                                                                                                                                         March, July and November                 CP5631 Internet Fundamentals              March, July and November
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     CP5047 ICT Project 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5633 Database Modelling                                                          Implementation and Commissioning
                                                                                                                                         OVERVIEW                                                                           OVERVIEW
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5638 Web Design and                                                              CP5603 Advanced e-Security
                                                                                                                                         Business Informatics is a specialist     Development                               The Master of Information Technology
                                                                                                                                         area of IT that combines information                                               (Computing & Networking) advances        CP5307 Advanced Mobile Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5639 Fundamentals of Problem                                                     CP5601 Advanced Data
                                                                                                                                         technology, management and                                                         both skills and knowledge in design,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Solving and Programming                                                            Communication Principles
                                                                                                                                         business.                                                                          management and maintenance of
                                                                                                                                         Advancing your skills and knowledge      MANDATORY SUBJECTS                        computer networks, and develops          CP5602 Advanced Algorithm Analysis
                                                                                                                                         with our Master of Information                                                     technical skills using advanced          CP5607 Advanced Human Computer
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5046 ICT Project 1: Analysis and
                                                                                                                                         Technology (Business Informatics)                                                  technologies. The program emphasises     Interaction
                                                                                                                                                                                  Design

                                                                                               Thi Thao Ngo                              program will give you the edge on                                                  work-integrated learning and
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5047 ICT Project 2:                                                              CP5634 Data Mining
                                                                                                                                         other graduates embarking on a                                                     develops employability skills through
                                                                                                                                                                                  Implementation and Commissioning          practical projects and the option of     OPTIONAL SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                         career in this exciting field.
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5603 Advanced e-Security                an Internship increasing graduate        Select 2 CP or LB Level 5 subjects
                                                                                               Master of Information                     The possibilities for Information
                                                                                                                                                                                  CO5124 Data Analysis and Decision         employability.
                                                                                                                                         Technology (IT) graduates are endless,                                                                                      Select any 2 Level 5 subjects
                                                                                               Technology                                offering employment opportunities        Modelling                                 COURSE STRUCTURE                         This course is accredited by the
                                                                                                                                         worldwide. IT skills are required        CP5310 E-Business Technologies            The MIT (Computing and Networking)       Australian Computer Society (ACS)
                                                                                               Vietnam                                   by every industry, and our expert        CP5503 Enterprise Database Systems        is comprised of 16 subjects. Students
                                                                                                                                         staff will teach you the advanced                                                                                           Note:
                                                                                                                                                                                  - Oracle                                  must undertake four (4) foundation
                                                                                                                                         skills needed to keep up with rapid                                                                                         Eligible students holding
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5634 Data Mining                        subjects, eight mandatory subjects       acknowledged cognate qualifications
                                                                                                                                         developments in technology. The                                                    and the choice of (4) four optional
                                                                                                                                                                                  CP5520 Advanced Databases and                                                      in Information Technology may
                                                                                                                                         program emphasises work-integrated                                                 subjects. Optional subjects comprise
                                                                                                                                                                                  Application                                                                        seek exemption from the four
                                                                                                                                         learning and develops employability                                                of (2) two Information Technology and
                                                                                                                                         skills through practical projects and                                                                                       (4) Foundation IT subjects when
                                                                                                                                                                                  OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                         Business subjects from the information   submitting an application to the MIT
                                                                                                                                         the option of an Internship increasing                                             technology and business units offered
                                                                                                                                         graduate employability.                  Select 2 CP or LB Level 5 subjects                                                 program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            by JCU Brisbane and two (2) of any
                                                                                                                                                                                  Select any 2 Level 5 subjects             appropriate Masters level subjects
                                                                                                                                         COURSE STRUCTURE                         This course is accredited by the          offered at JCU Brisbane as approved by     POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS
                                                                                                                                         The MIT (Business Informatics) is        Australian Computer Society (ACS)         the Campus Director.                       • IT Help Desk Support
                                                                                                                                         comprised of 16 subjects. Students                                                 Students who satisfy the requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                  Note: Eligible students holding                                                      • Web/Application Developer
                                                                                                                                         must undertake four (4) foundation                                                 of this program meet the requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                  acknowledged cognate qualifications                                                  • IT Support Analyst
                                                                                                                                         subjects, eight mandatory subjects                                                 to apply for membership with the
                                                                                                                                                                                  in Information Technology may seek
                                                                                                                                         and the choice of (4) four optional      exemption from the four (4) Foundation    Australian Computer Society (ACS).         • Test Analyst
                                                                                                                                         subjects. Optional subjects comprise     IT subjects when submitting an                                                       • ASP.Net Developer
                                                                                                                                         of (2) two Information Technology        application to the MIT program.                                                      • Business Analyst
                                                                                                                                         or Business subjects from the

      “Studying at James Cook University Brisbane is one of the
      best choices I have made.
      Not only do I enjoy my course but I am confident that the learning opportunities offered throughout my course are preparing
      me to be a valuable graduate.

      I have found Brisbane city to be a wonderful place to study and enjoy lifestyle balance. Staff and lecturers are very supportive
      and friendly. For me, JCU Brisbane is my home away from home.”

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Master of Education /
                                                                                                                                                                         Master of Business Administration
                                                                                                                                                                         OVERVIEW
                                                                                                                                                                         The Master of Education – Master of Business Administration (MEd/MBA) program will allow you to enhance your career in the education industry through
                                                                                                                                                                         the development of leadership and management capabilities. Students enter the course with diverse backgrounds and build on their knowledge and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                         perform leadership roles relevant to education.
                                                                                                                                                                         Students will learn contemporary approaches to leadership within education and managerial environments. A global approach will enhance students’
                                                                                                                                                                         capacities to function effectively in diverse professional situations. Students will have important opportunities to engage in research action activities as well as
                                                                                                                                                                         a major capstone project.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ED5914 Individual Researched                 ED5881 Leading for Change in           INTERNSHIP

    Information Technology                                                                                                                                               Master of Education
                                                                                                                                                                         / Master of Business
                                                                                                                                                                         Administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Action Report
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LB5202 Marketing Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LB5205 People in Organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Curriculum and Pedagogy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Plus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ED5882 Transformative Digital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      To develop strong educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      management capabilities, eligible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MEd/MBA students will be able to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      participate in either a structured
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LB5212 Financial Foundations for             Learning*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      internship rotation within the
                                                                                                                                                                         Standard Duration                        Managers                                     ED5883 Global Education
                                              the critical business skills and acumen    CORE SUBJECTS                         LB5232 Marketing and Customer                                                                                                                                          University or elect to do a general
    Master of Information                     to fully leverage these technical skills   CP5046 ICT Project 1: Analysis and    Engagement                                2 Years - Six (6) Trimesters             LB5235 Applied Research Project or           ED5912 Social Learning                 administrative internship outside
                                                                                                                                                                         Total No. of Subjects                    LB5520 Professional Project /                Perspectives for a Sustainable
    Technology – Master of                    into profitable products and services.     Design                                LB5233 Strategic and Responsible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Future*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the University.
                                              This joint degree at JCU provides                                                Innovation Management                     16                                       Internship*
    Business Administration                   training in a variety of computer
                                                                                         CP5047 ICT Project 2:
                                                                                                                               LB5234 Leading and Managing                                                                                                     Select 3 from List two (2)
                                                                                         Implementation and Commissioning                                                Intakes                                  Select One
    (MIT-MBA)                                 support skills, and includes                                                     Organisational Change                     March, July and November                                                                                                        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                         CP5310 E-Business Technologies                                                                                           LB5228 Changing Business                     LIST 2
                                              preparation for industry standard                                                LB5235 Applied Research Project / or                                                                                                                                      • University Lecturer
    Standard Duration                                                                    CP5503 Enterprise Database Systems                                                                                       Environments                                 LB5229 Economics for a
                                              certification in Microsoft technologies.                                         LB5520 Professional Project /             The MEd/MBA program is made                                                                                                     • Management Consultant
    Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters                                                   – Oracle                                                                                                                 Or                                           Sustainable World
                                              This program emphasises advanced                                                 Internship*                               up of 12 mandatory subjects and 4                                                                                               • Operations Manager
    Total No. of Subjects                     people and project management skills,      CP5603 Advanced e-Security                                                                                               LB5236 International Political               LB5230 Managing Strategic
                                                                                                                                                                         optional subjects.                                                                                                              • General Manager
                                              together with ethical behaviour and        CP5634 Data Mining                    OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                                                                  Economy                                      Resources and Operations
    16
                                              professional vigour.                                                             Select any two (2) CP level 5 subjects.   CORE SUBJECTS                                                                                                                   • Registrar
    Intakes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LB5231 Corporate Responsibility
                                                                                         BUSINESS SUBJECTS                                                                                                        OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                                                                      • Academic Administrator
    March, July and November                                                                                                                                             ED5190 Introduction to                                                                and Governance
                                              COURSE STRUCTURE                           LB5228 The Changing Business
                                                                                                                                 POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS                Educational Research                     Select 4 from List one                       LB5233 Innovation and
                                              The MIT-MBA is made up of 16               Environment
    OVERVIEW                                                                                                                     • IT Help Desk Support                  ED5880 Educational Leadership            LIST 1                                       Entrepreneurship
                                              subjects. Students must undertake six      LB5229 Economics for a Sustainable
    There is a growing demand for                                                        World                                   • Web/Application Developer                                                      AN5006 Asia Pacific
                                              (6) IT core subjects, eight (8) Business                                                                                   ED5911 Education for                                                                  *Successful Completion of these
    graduates skilled in a range of                                                                                              • IT Support Analyst                                                             Development: Culture &
                                              subjects, and two (2) optional             LB5230 Managing Strategic Resources                                             Sustainability                                                                        Subjects lead to the award of
    IT technologies – multimedia,                                                                                                                                                                                 Globalisation* or
                                              Information Technology subjects as         and Operations                          • Test Analyst
    computing, networking and software                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M.Ed(Global Context)/MBA (Major)
                                              per the course structure below.            LB5231 Corporate Responsibility and     • ASP.Net Developer
    technologies. In addition, there is
                                                                                         Governance
    worldwide demand for graduates with                                                                                          • Business Analyst                      *Eligibility criteria applies. Check
                                                                                                                                                                         website for details.

             Professional Accreditation

    All students who enrol in the MIT (Business Informatics) or MIT (Computing and Networking) degree will                                                                                                                                        Keshav Ishwar
    receive a complimentary membership with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). This scholarship is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Masters Student
    sponsored through the JCU Brisbane Student Association.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              India
    ACS is the peak body and Professional Association representing Australia’s ICT sector. As a member, students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           "I chose to study at JCU Brisbane because it delivers well-
    will have access to networking events and professional development courses at a discounted rate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              structured courses that cover material directly relevant
    Students will have access to 50 online courses that have been designed specifically for students, 33,000                                                                                                                       to my industry. The degree I’ve undertaken is very
    digital learning videos and more than 600 annual events.                                                                                                                                                                          valuable to me as it’s well-recognised in the job
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         community, and will greatly help me on my
    Partnered with the ACS membership, our Information Technology degrees will provide students with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       career path. My favourite thing about studying
    unparalleled opportunities to not only learn from the best but to network with the best.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         at JCU Brisbane is the diverse student cohort,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                which is very closely knit. It’s very easy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to make new friends and socialise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                here - I would definitely
    *Eligibility criteria applies. Check website for details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         recommend it!”

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Experience Queensland!                                                                                                           Professional Internships
   Expand your career opportunities through an enhanced                                                                             Jump-start your career by gaining professional experience in Australia. BU3101: Professional Internship is an innovative
   cultural and educational experience. All of our programs                                                                         subject that enables you to apply theory in the workplace and gain practical skills to enhance graduate employment,
   incorporate a 12-week internship, equipping you with valuable                                                                    equipping you with a competitive edge.
   international experience.
                                                                                                                                    Your professional internship will be organised through Joblinx, at no additional expense. All the work is done for you. To help
                                                                                                                                    you get the most from the experience, our trained career consultants will interview you to ensure the internship placement
   Set yourself apart from the competition by studying                                                                              is in line with your university studies and career objectives.
   internationally and gaining global work experience while
   living in one of the world's most beautiful cities.
                                                                                                                                    Academic Study Areas
                                                                                                                                    Our Study Abroad program has two key study areas to complement your degree and career aspirations.

   Study Abroad - Excursion                                                                                                         Hospitality & Tourism Management              Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 When selecting your subjects make sure
                                                                                                                                    Select 2 from list + Internship               Select 2 From list + Internship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 you check:
   Queensland is a truly unique place and we want you to experience as much as possible while you Study Abroad. Choose one of our   BX2195:03 Hospitality, Cultures & People      BX2051:03 Managing People
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •    you meet any prerequisites
   excursions included in the Study Abroad program. With partners including Gold Coast Surf School, Warner Bros Movie World and     BX3193:03 Hospitality Operations Management   BX3152:03 Managing a Global Workforce
   Australia Zoo, we're confident you'll find many reasons to love JCU Brisbane and Queensland!                                                                                                                                  •    subjects are offered in the semester
                                                                                                                                    BX3194:03 Destination Management and          BX3171:03 Organisational Behaviour                  you plan to attend JCU Brisbane
                                                                                                                                    Planning                                      BX2174:03 Research and Decision Making for     •    whether your subjects are offered at
                                                                                                                                    BX2094:03 Conference and Events               Business                                            JCU Brisbane
                                                                                                                                    Management                                    BU1104:03 Business, Environment &
                                                                                                                                    BX2091:03 Tourism and Leisure                 Society in the Tropics                         To assign subject credit to your degree,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 please liaise with the academic advisor at
                                                                                                                                    Management                                    BX3152:03 Managing a Global Workforce          your home university.
                                                                                                                                    BX3095:03 Visitor and Crowd Behaviour         BX3173:03 Strategic Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                    Management                                    BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making
                                                                                                                                    BX3096:03 Club and Gaming Management +        BU1003:03 Economics for Sustainable Business
                                                                                                                                    BU3101:03 Professional Internship             BU1108:03 Managing Consumer Markets
                                                                                                                                                                                  BX2061:03 Business Negotiation
                                                                                                                                                                                  BX2062:03 Operations Management
               SURF Package                            ADVENTURE Package                             WILDLIFE Package
                                                                                                                                                                                  BX2077:03 Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                                  BX3174:03 Management & Leadership +
                                                                                                                                                                                  BU3101:03 Professional Internship

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE PATHWAY TO JCU BRISBANE                                                                                                                                    Academic Pathway to JCU Brisbane

   For Students who do not meet our English Language entry requirements - Our partner English language college is your perfect pathway. SRI English is situated                Russo Business School is a friendly and diverse higher education institution providing students with quality education and
   in the same campus building as the university. This gives you access to all the services and facilities that the university students have like Joblinx, student support     an unparalleled student lifestyle. With a collective focus on instilling knowledge whilst linking students to workplace relevant
   services,student lounge and games room, plus the added extra of organised events and activities to make sure your student experience is not only valuable but fun.          experiences, Russo Business School is confident today’s students will be prepared to succeed in tomorrow’s ever-changing
                                                                                                                                                                               and globalised business world.
   Bridging English Entry Program                      Unipath English                                            Intensive General English
   (BEEP)                                              This program is designed to prepare and equip              This course is designed to help students develop their       Diploma of Business
   BEEP is a 10 week English course providing          students for further studies at diploma and                confidence in using English for general purposes.
   students with the necessary language and            undergraduate level, focusing on academic                  Students improve their skills in speaking, listening,        The Diploma of Business is an alternative to the first year of a Bachelor of
                                                       requirements, expectations, development of                 reading and writing. A strong focus on grammar,              Business, preparing students for entry into the second year of a Business                                 Core Subjects:
   academic skills to successfully undertake a
   postgraduate university degree.                     language skills and learning strategies.                   vocabulary and pronunciation provides students with          degree.                                                                                                   • Academic and         • Contemporary
                                                                                                                  the ability to communicate more effectively in English.                                                                                                                  Business Skills        Business
                                                                                                                  This course is flexible, allowing students to tailor their   By studying eight foundation subjects, the Russo Business School Diploma                                    Development            Communications
   For more information about the courses offered by our English partner, please visit srienglish.edu.au          studies to fit their individual needs.
                                                                                                                                                                               provides students with an understanding of the broad scope of business.                                   • Accounting           • Data Analysis and
                                                                                                                                                                               In addition, the course aims to develop important generic skills including;                                                        Management
                                                                                                                                                                               academic literacy, basic numeracy, critical thinking, analytical evaluation,                              • Economics
   PROGRESSION CHART                                                                                                                                                           independent learning as well as written and oral communication.                                           • Management           • Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fundamentals           Fundamentals
Academic Entry Requirements
   UNDERGRADUATE                       Bachelor of Business                                                                                                                                        CALCULATION OF SCORES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    Country            Requirement                                              Grade          Country            Requirement                                                       Grade          Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate: Grade                   Indonesian Sekikah Menegah Atas (SMA)/National                    PNG Higher/Upper Secondary Certificate: Calculated
                                                                                                                                                                                                   average of final year results: A+/80-100 = 5.0; A/70-            Final Examination (SKHUN): Calculated as 40% of                   as grade average of best 5 subjects where: A=5, B=4,
    Australia          Current OP / Rank                                        19/60                                                                                                              79 = 4.0; A-/60-69 = 3.5; B/50-59 = 3.0; C/40-49 =               a grade average of final results on Sekikah Menegah               C=3, D=2, E=1 (Fail) and must include subject, Language
                                                                                               Malaysia           Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)                            6.0            2.0; D/33-39 = 1.0; F/0-32 = 0.0. 1 is a pass.                   Atas (SMA) and 60% of the National Final Examination              and Literature and exclude Personal Development.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    certificate (SKHUN)                                               Philippines K-12 Graduation Certificate from 2018:
    Australia          Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)               45.25          Malaysia           Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)                             2.0                                                                                                                                               Calculated as a grade average of final year (Grade 12)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Awarded by Bhutan Board of Examinations; scores                  International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma): A total                 results on K-12 High School Diploma.
    Bangladesh         Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate                  3.5                                                                                                                calculated on a percentage of best 4 academic subjects           score stated on IB Diploma certificate. Grading scheme
                                                                                               Nepal              Nepal Proficiency/Higher Secondary Certificate                    66                                                                              of IB Diploma is, 7= Excellent, 6= Very good, 5= Good,            Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education
    Bhutan             Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate            60                                                                                                                 Canada Secondary School Diploma: Calculated as an                4= Satisfactory, 3= Mediocre, 2= Poor, 1= Very poor               (Advanced Level): Calculated as a grade average of
                                                                                               Norway             Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skole                               3.0            average of the best 5 final year subjects as a %.                                                                                  best 3 Advanced Level subjects, where A (Distinction)=4,
    Canada             Secondary School Diploma                                 50                                                                                                                                                                                  Japanese Upper Secondary School Graduation                        B (Very good pass)=3, C (Credit pass)=2, S (Ordinary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Diploma: Calculated as an average of final year (year 3)          pass)=1, F (Weak/failure)=0
                                                                                               Pakistan           Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate                  65             China Secondary School Graduation Certificate:
                       China Senior Secondary School Graduation                                                                                                                                    Calculated as a grade average of Senior Secondary                subjects in Japanese Upper Secondary School excluding
    China                                                                       80                                                                                                                                                                                  Physical Education, where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 (fail)          Swedish Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola: Grade
                       Certificate                                                             Papua New                                                                                           Academic Proficiency Test (Putong Gaozhong Xueye
                                                                                                                  PNG Higher/Higher School Certificate***                           2.9            Shuiping Kaoshi) or Huikao                                                                                                         average from all subjects on Upper Secondary School
                                                                                               Guinea                                                                                                                                                               Korea High School Diploma: Grade average of final                 Leaving Certificate (Avgangsbetyg/ Slutbetyg fran
    China              Gao Kao (National College Entrance Examination) *                                                                                                                                                                                            year results where A(soo)=5.0, B(woo)=4.0, C(mi)=3.0,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Denmark: Grade average of final year results othewise                                                                              Gymnasieskola) where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, F=0
                                                                                               Philippines        K-12 Graduation Certificate                                       66             reported, where -3 (lowest) to 12 (highest) with a pass          D(yang)=2.0, E(ga)=1.0
                       Denmark Studentereksamen (STX) ,                                                                                                                                            at 02.
                                                                                                                  Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education                                                                                                                                                                         Taiwan Senior High School Leaving Certificate/Senior
                       Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF), Højere                                                                                                                                                                                                     Malaysian Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM):                 Vocational High School Leaving Certificate: Grade
    Denmark                                                                     4.0            Sri Lanka                                                                            2.0
                       Handelseksamen (HHX), Højere Teknisk                                                       (Advanced Level)                                                                 GCE A Levels: A total score of maximum of the best               Combined a total of best three academic subjects:                 average of final year results Converted to a percentage
                                                                                                                                                                                                   three A Level subjects or a combination of A and AS              A=4.0, A-=3.67, B+=3.33. B=3.0, B-=2.67, C+=2.33,                 scale where 60% = Pass if otherwise reported.
                       Eksamen (HTX)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                C=2.0, C-=1.67, D+=1.33, D=1.0, F=0.
                                                                                               Sweden             Sweden Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola                               1.2            Level subjects, where A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 (AS                                                                            A=80+%=Highest 4; B =70%=Average 3; C=60%=Pass
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Level subjects are equivalent to half points, e.g. A=2.5).                                                                         2; D=50%=Fail 1; E=Below 50%=0
    GCE                A Levels                                                 4.0                                                                                                                Note: AS Level results cannot be used to replace a poor          Malaysian Unified Examination Certificate (UEC):
                                                                                                                  Taiwan Senior High School Leaving Certificate/
                                                                                               Taiwan             Taiwan Senior Vocational High School Leaving                      73             performance in an A Level subject.                               Calculated as grade average from four academic subjects           Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education/
    Germany            German Abitur                                            4.0                                                                                                                                                                                 A1=8, A2=7, B3=6, B4=5, B5=4, B6=3, C7=2, C8=1, F9=0              Certificate of Vocational Education: Matayom 6,
                                                                                                                  Certificate
                                                                                                                                                                                                   A Levels (Singapore): A total of best 3 H2 Level                                                                                   also known as Mathayom Suksa 6 (MS6)/Por Wor
    Hong Kong          Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 2.6                                       Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education/                                     subjects, or a combination of H2 and H1 Level subjects           Nepal Proficiency Certificate/ Higher Secondary                   Chor - Grade average of final year results. Converted to
                                                                                               Thailand                                                                             1.9            equivalent to 3 x H2 subjects. For H2 subject, A=5, B=4,         Certificate: Calculated as a grade average of final year          a 4 point scale where 1 = Pass if otherwise reported (eg
                                                                                                                  Certificate of Vocational Education                                              C=3, D=2, E=1. H1 subjects are counted as half of H2             results on Nepalese Proficiency Certificate/ Nepalese             percentage with 50% = Pass).
    India              India Senior/Higher Secondary Certificate All India      60/65                                                                                                              subjects (ie: A=2.5). H3 (Advanced) Level subjects are           Higher Secondary Certificate.
                       Board/State Board**                                                     United States                                                                                       not calculated.
                                                                                                                  ACT score****                                                     20.0                                                                                                                                              USA Advanced Placements: A total of all Advanced
                                                                                               of America                                                                                                                                                           Norway Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skole:                       Placements subjects (APs) where, A=5, B=4, C=3 (pass),
    Indonesia          Indonesian Sekikah Menegah Atas (SMA)/                   66                                                                                                                 German Abitur: Calculated as a grade average of final            Calculated as grade average of results of the                     D=2, E=1. A minimum of two and a maximum of four.
                       National Final Examination (SKHUN)                                                                                                                           940            year subjects where 1= Sehr Gut (Very good), 2= Gut              Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skole Examen Artium,                Where more than four APs have been taken, best four
                                                                                               United States                                                                                       (Good), 3= Befriedigend (Satisfactory), 4= Ausreichend           Studenteksamen, or Gymnaseksamen.GPA scores
                                                                                                                  SAT score current (before March 2016)****                                                                                                                                                                           results are used.
                                                                                               of America                                                                           (1380)         (Adequate/pass), 5= Nicht Ausreichend (Fail)                     on a 6.0 grading scale. This calculation should include
    International      IB Diploma Programme                                     24
    Baccalaureate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   all subjects listed on a transcript. If a subject includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    two grades (final assessment and exam) use the final              Vietnamese Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho
                                                                                               United States                                                                                       Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education                                                                                           Thong: Calculated with [GPA from grade 12 results +
                                                                                                                  Advanced Placements (APs)****                                     6.0            (HKDSE): Calculated as a grade average of four core              assessment grade.
    Japan              Japan Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma 2.9                     of America                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (combined score of exam subjects from the national final
                                                                                                                                                                                                   subjects plus two other subjects where 5**=7, 5*=6,                                                                                examination-Ky Thi Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong +
                                                                                                                                                                                                   5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1, A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1,          Pakistan Intermediate/Higher Secondary School                     any bonus points) ÷ the number of exam subjects only]
    Korea              Republic of Korea High School Diploma                    2.9            Vietnam            Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong                               7.0            Attained with Distinction =3, Attained=1. Core subjects:         Certificate: Calculated as a grade average of the best 4          ÷2. Where 9-10 (Gioi) = Excellent, 7-8.9 (Kha)= Good,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chinese, English, Liberal Studies and Mathematics                academic subjects in the Pakistan Intermediate/Higher             5-6.9 (Trung Binh)= Fair, Below 5 (Kem)= Fail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Secondary School Certificate
   The table (above) is a guide to JCU’s minimum academic entry requirements for Bachelor   *Assessed on a case-by-case basis depending on provincial scores. Gao Kao Tier 2 scores are the        India Senior/Higher Secondary Certificate: Calculated
   of Business degree. Please contact JCU Brisbane Admissions at admissions@jcub.edu.au     minimum required for entry to Bachelor degrees                                                         on a percentage of the best four academic subjects in Xll
   if your country is not listed.                                                           **State Board examination excluding Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) and Haryana State
   Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree (or part of) in their        Education Board (HSEB).
   home country are also able to apply to study an undergraduate degree at JCU and may      *** PNG Higher/Upper Secondary Certificate from approved high schools are eligible for direct
   be eligible for credit.                                                                  Bachelor entry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 POSTGRADUATE
                                                                                            **** Applicants must also provide evidence of successful completion of the USA High School Diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Degree                    Minimum Requirement for Entry to a Postgraduate Degree

                                                                                                                                                                                                   MBA (Leadership)          Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline.

                                                                                                                                                                                                   MBA                       Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in a Business* discipline.

  English Language Entry Requirements                                                                                                                                                              MPA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline other than an accredited CPA/ICAA Accounting program. (Students holding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             non-CPA/ICAA accredited overseas accounting degrees may be admitted into this program).

                                                                                                                                                                                                   MPA-MBA                   Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in a Business* discipline other than an accredited CPA/ICAA Accounting program.
  Students are required to demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving a score in a test such as Academic IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson (PTE Academic).
  Other English language tests may be accepted as proof of English language proficiency. Some qualifications may satisfy our English language requirements; please                                 MIT                       Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline.
  contact Admissions at admissions@jcub.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                   MIT-MBA                   Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in an Information Technology** discipline.
                                                 PEARSON                                                                                                                                           MITHM                     Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline.
      PROGRAM                  IELTS                                         TOEFL ibt                     TOEFL Paper                        Cambridge                    CEFR Level
                                               (PTE Academic)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   MITHM-MBA                 Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in a Business* discipline.
                                 6.5                                          90                              570
     Postgraduate                                                                                                                      CPE(Grade C, score 45+)
                            (no sub score              64             (minimum writing score        (minimum test of written                                                  B2/C1                MEd/MBA                   Completion of a recognised AQF Level 7 bachelor degree or its equivalent.
      (Masters)                                                                                                                        CAE(grade C, score 58+)
                             below 6.0)                                      of 21)                   English score of 4.5)
                                 6.0                                          79                              550
      Bachelor of                                                                                                                      FCE (Grade A, score 80+)
                            (no sub score              57             (minimum writing score        (minimum test of written                                                  B2/C1              *Business disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Economics, Tourism and Hospitality, or other disciplines relating to Organisational
       Business                                                                                                                        CAE (grade c, score 52+)                                  Behaviour, Business, Strategy, Marketing, Economics, Communication and People Management.
                             below 6.0)                                      of 19)                   English score of 4.5)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 **Information Technology disciplines: Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems or other disciplines relating to Information and Communication Technologies.

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