2017 jcub.edu.au - Sarina Russo Recruitment

2017 jcub.edu.au - Sarina Russo Recruitment

2017 jcub.edu.au - Sarina Russo Recruitment

                                     Vice Chancellor’s Welcome                                          2

                                     Why Choose James Cook University Brisbane                          4

                                     Living In Brisbane                                                 6

                                     Services and Facilities                                            8

                                     Leading To Work Program                                           10

                                     Joblinx                                                           11

                                     Pathways to JCU Brisbane                                          12

                                     English Language Entry Requirements                               13

                                     Sarina Russo Institute                                            14

                                     Russo Business School                                             15

                                     Courses and Degrees
                                     Undergraduate Courses                                             16

                                        Bachelor of Business                                           16

                                     Postgraduate Courses                                              20

                                        Postgraduate Qualifying Program                                20

                                        Master of Business Administration                              22

                                        Master of Professional Accounting                              24

                                        Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management     26

                                        Master of Information Technology in Business Informatics       28

                                     Important Information
                                     Celebrating 10 Years                                              30

                                     Academic Entry Requirements                                       32

                                     Important Information                                             34

                                     Planning Your Budget                                              36

                                     Tuition Fees                                                      37

                                     How to Apply                                                      38

                                     Application Form                                                  39

                                     Where We Are                                        Inside Back Cover

                                     Contact Us                                                Back Cover

CRICOS Provider Code 00117J
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                      The Tropics is rapidly emerging as a focus for some of the most critical challenges and opportunities
                      of our time. A vast geographic zone, the Tropics is now home to more than 40 per cent of the world’s
                      population, and supports some 80 per cent of the planet’s terrestrial biodiversity. Its share of world
                      economic output is significant and growing rapidly.

                      JCU is ranked in the top 2 per cent of world universities* and is a global research leader on issues
                      of vital importance to the world’s tropical regions and beyond. You will gain and contribute to the
                      knowledge and experience base that will influence the trajectory of our world for generations to come.

                      JCU’s teaching and research is focused around four themes:

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                      • Industries and Economies in the Tropics
                      • People and Societies in the Tropics
                      • Tropical Ecosystems and Environment
                      • Tropical Health, Medicine and Biosecurity.

                      JCU’s postgraduate students benefit from our variety of world renowned specialist research centres

                      and institutes. These serve as hubs for research and innovation, and add immeasurably to the quality
                      of the learning and research experience at our University, ensuring JCU graduates are highly valued for
                      their combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

                      Professor Sandra Harding, BSc (Hons) ANU, MPubAdmin UQ, PhD NCSU,
                      Hon Doc JIU, FACE, FQA, FAICD, FAIM Vice Chancellor and President
                                                                                                                                        欢迎来到 Huānyíng lái dào
                      * Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016

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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.
  Recently ranked by Times Higher Education (THE) in the ‘Top 150 Universities under 50’ (2016), James Cook University continues to deliver high quality degrees
  preparing students for entry into the global workforce.                                                                                                            OUR RIVER CITY
  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,
  students will develop connections with a world renowned business, recognised for achievements in vocational and tertiary education, training, employment,            6 min walk to the university from central station.   Students can hire bicycles by
  recruitment and apprenticeships.                                                                                                                                     translink.com.au                                     subscribing to CityCycle.
  James Cook University Brisbane is proud to form part of an internationally recognised organisation - Sarina Russo Education Group. Sarina Russo Education Group
  includes James Cook University Brisbane, Sarina Russo Institute and Russo Business School.                                                                           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.
               Located in Brisbane's                                             Trimester System                                Queensland is home to                 Paid parking stations are available close to the
               CBD                                                               model                                           Australia’s best beaches              university for students who wish to drive.
                                                                                                                                 and great weather                     (N.B. The campus does not have a car park)

               Employment and careers
               assistance from Joblinx
                                                                                                                                 Leading to Work Program
                                                                                                                                 is linking student learning to
               JCU is ranked in the top 2% of                                                                                    the real world of business
                                                                                 Five stars for job success
               universities in the pre-eminent
                                                                                 * Good Universities Guide 2015
               global rankings system, the
               Academic Ranking of World
               * Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016

  Our                                                          53                      42%
                                                                                                                  26yrs         27%             73%

  Students:                                                    Countries
                                                                                                                  Average Age
                                                                                                                                Undergraduate    Postgraduate

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Living In

               Brisbane enjoys approximately      130 Koalas to cuddle at Lone        General Information
               283 sunny days per year.           Pine Sanctuary.                     State            Queensland
                                                                                      Population       Over 2.2 million people
                                                                                      Climate          Subtropical
                                                  More than 90 council parks have     Language         English
               Brisbane is the Capital City of    exercise equipment so you can get   Time Zone        GMT/UTC + 10 hours
               the Sunshine State. It's also      outdoors and exercise for free.
                                                                                      Currency         Australian Dollar ($AU)
               known as‘Brizzie’ to the locals.                                                        Relatively lower than the other Australian
                                                                                      Cost of living   capital cities such as Sydney and
                                                  Nearly 30% of Brisbane’s                             Melbourne
                                                  population was born overseas.
               Lonely Planet dubbed Brisbane
               as "Australia’s hippest city".                                                   Dec — Feb
                                                  More than 16% of Brisbane’s                   Average temperature: 27°C
                                                  households speak a language                   Mar — May
                                                  other than English at home.                   Average temperature: 23°C
                                                                                                Jun — Aug
                                                                                                Average temperature: 17°C
                                                                                                Sep — Nov
                                                                                                Average temperature: 22°C

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Services and Facilities
                                                    Campus                                     Academic Excellence                     Student Mentor                       Student Lounge
                                                    JCU Brisbane is conveniently located       Award                                   Program                              The student lounge is set over one
                                                    in the heart of Brisbane's Central                                                                                      entire floor and is the best place
                                                                                               The Academic Excellence award           The transition to university life
                                                    Business District (CBD). The high                                                                                       to hang out on campus! Drop by
                                                                                               recognises and rewards top              can be overwhelming, especially
                                                    rise campus provides students with                                                                                      between classes, lunch breaks
                                                                                               performing students who have            in a foreign country. With this in
                                                    access to modern facilities including;                                                                                  and after hours to enjoy the pool
                                                                                               excelled in their studies each          mind we introduced the Student
                                                    computer rooms, lecture rooms,                                                                                          table, foosball table, multiple
                                                                                               trimester. Awards are of monetary       Mentor Program. There are
                                                    student lounge, library, prayer rooms                                                                                   TVs and even two Xbox 360s!
                                                                                               value and are placed as a credit        three different types of mentors
                                                    and free access to high speed WiFi                                                                                      The lounge also has a separate
                                                                                               towards tuition fees for future         available: 'Buddy', 'Study Coach',
                                                    internet.                                                                                                               kitchen equipped with fridge and
                                                                                               subjects. Recipients of the Academic    and 'Subject Champion'. The aim
                                                                                                                                                                            microwave facilities.
                                                                                               Excellence Award are ultimately         of the program is to help students
                                                    The Learning Centre                        eligible to compete for a JCU           adapt to university life, enhance
                                                                                               University Medal.                       learning experiences and study.
JCU Brisbane is conveniently located in the heart   The Learning Centre (TLC) is the key
                                                                                                                                                                            Student Services
                                                    to improving your grades overall.                                                                                       Student services is your ‘one stop
of Brisbane's Central Business District (CBD).      Equipped with three different leaning      Joblinx - Employment                    JCU Brisbane Library                 shop’ for all university admin
                                                    advisers – TLC covers the areas of         and Careers                             Our campus library sits on Level 2
                                                                                                                                                                            related enquiries. Whether its
                                                    English, Numeracy and Literacy.                                                                                         fee payment, timetable enquires,
                                                    Offering a drop-in service, one-           Linking classroom learning to the       with our student resource centre.
                                                                                                                                                                            course or subject changes,
                                                    on-one appointments and daily              real world of business is a key area    This is always a great place to
                                                                                                                                                                            transport information and any
                                                    workshops, TLC has you covered to          of focus at JCU Brisbane, and Joblinx   study, complete assignments,
                                                                                                                                                                            other general assistance - we’re
                                                    achieve the results you desire.            plays an integral role in making this   research or just chill out. Our
                                                                                                                                                                            here to help. We’ll be here from
                                                                                               happen. Joblinx is our on-campus        library provides students with
                                                                                                                                                                            the start of your journey guiding
                                                                                               employment and careers team             access to textbooks, general
                                                                                                                                                                            you through enrolments and
                                                    Student Counsellor                         comprising of experienced career        books covering teaching areas,
                                                                                                                                                                            Orientation Week, all the way
                                                                                               consultants, including a registered     access to MacBook Air laptops,
                                                    Leaving family to start a new degree                                                                                    through to Graduation Week and
                                                                                               career counsellor. Joblinx gives        online subject guides, and
                                                    in a foreign country can be daunting.                                                                                   obtaining your final academic
                                                                                               students access to free training,       regular study skills workshops.
                                                    You may feel lost and in need of some                                                                                   transcript, so come see us on
                                                                                               testing, interview preparation,         Students also have 24/7 access
                                                    guidance - counselling can help. Our                                                                                    ground floor!
                                                                                               resume writing workshops as well        to eJournals, eBooks, streaming
                                                    student counsellor is a highly qualified   as assistance in gaining paid part-     videos and staff research
                                                    counselling professional with more         time, casual and graduate jobs,
                                                    than 10 years experience is this field.    internships and work experience
                                                    Experienced with various counselling       opportunities. For full details and
                                                    techniques, our student counsellor is      stories see page 11.
                                                    available on campus 5 days a week.
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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
Leading to Work program. This program is offered exclusively to JCU Brisbane students, with a key focus on applying business skills to
student learning. Employers want confident graduates who can demonstrate they have the knowledge, skills and professional experience
                                                                                                                                              Joblinx is a privately owned employment consultancy which is part of
to work in a highly globalised world.                                                                                                         the Sarina Russo Group of companies, one of Australia’s largest and most
At JCU Brisbane, students have the opportunity to be taught by highly qualified academics, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and business      successful providers of employment and training services in Australia
owners. Students also participate in industry visits and other professional business tours. In class, students will have the opportunity to
work as part of a team on industry projects and work with corporate leaders in the classroom. Professional Internships are a key component    and the United Kingdom.
of the Leading to Work Program, this valuable opportunity sees top performing students gain hands-on training in an Australian business.
Students will work as a member of the team and will be given the opportunity to develop professional skills by undertaking set tasks
allocated by the employer.

Therefore, to prepare and equip our students to be employer preferred, work ready graduates, JCU Brisbane encourages students to engage
with industry professionals throughout their studies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “Joblinx helped
                                                                                                                                                                                          “I am so grateful that Joblinx                                                     me pursue job opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                          could help me get work                                                         in Brisbane, learn how to adapt my
                                                                                                                                                                                          experience. The program                                                          CV to an Australian format, and
                                                                                                                                                                                          really pushed me forward to                                                   understand the local job market and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       employer expectations. Through their
                                                                                                                                                                                          utilise my skills and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       assistance, Joblinx helped me secure a
                                                                                                                                                                                          knowledge I learnt during my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      very interesting internship that provided
                                                                                                                                                                                          studies at JCU Brisbane. It is                                             professional work experience in my field of
                                                                                                                                                                                          such an invaluable experience                                                study. This will help me tremendously
                                                                                                                                                                                          and I would highly recommend                                                       in my future and my career!“
                                                                                                                                                                                          Joblinx to anyone who is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Andre Schuetz
                                                                                                                                                                                          looking for job opportunities.”                                                           Germany
                                                                                                                                                                                          Lily Chen

                                                                                                                                              Joblinx has a highly experienced team of employment and training consultants who assist students to gain
                                     Relvie Tengdui                                                                                           opportunities including; work experience, paid part-time employment, graduate employment, as well as access to
                                                                                                                                              a diverse range of training programs.
                                                 Papua New Guinea                                                                             These programs equip our students with all they need to succeed in a global workplace, we are proud
                                                                                                                                              to be the only university in Australia to provide these unique services free to all enrolled students.
          “My MPA degree is challenging me to excel. By engaging with the
           Joblinx service I have learnt a great deal about how to effectively
         prepare myself for employment. In addition, I have been successful
                                                                                                                                              Joblinx' successful record of placing students in employment
           in securing a paid job. Joblinx’s ongoing assistance with research                                                                 and work experience programs, makes studying at James Cook
            and advice about how I can improve my career prospects in my                                                                      University Brisbane a smart choice.
                   chosen field has put me ahead of where I expected to be.                                                                                                                                                                   Free
               Whether you’re just looking for a part time job to earn some                                                                                                                                                                 Training
                     money or seeking help with setting the foundations for                                                                                                                                                                / Testing
                               future career prospects in your degree, I highly                                                                                                                                                                                      Free Workshops
                       recommend you give this service a try. Furthermore, I
                             feel confident that the concepts and knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                  PAID CASUAL*                                                          • Responsible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Service of Alcohol               • Resume and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (RSA) Legal                          interview skills
                                   I have gained from my lecturers and tutors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   requirement for                          training
                                        will be a useful component when I am
                                                      gaining work experience.”                                                                                                                                                  employment in                                 • Australian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Microsoft office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WE                     workplace culture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            testing and training        PROVIDE                     • Graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      employment skills

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Free Programs
                                                                                                                                                                  PROFESSIONAL                                                                     • Work experience programs
                                                                                                                                                                  EXPERIENCE*                                                                 • Workplace insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Job placement
                                                                                                                                              *Students must pass job-ready assessment prior to job referrals.
                                                                                                                                              Joblinx does not guarantee student employment.                                             • Mentoring
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JCU Brisbane Pathway                                                                                                                                                   English Language Entry Requirements
Sarina Russo Institute English Language School provides a pathway into JCU Brisbane for students who do not meet the English language entry requirements.              Students are required to demonstrate English language proficiency by completing a test such as, Academic IELTS or TOEFL (other English language tests may also
Students have the option to complete one of three English Language programs, this will provide a period of English Language classes to improve English                 be accepted as proof). Presentation of English language test results will be required to gain admission into university.
proficiency and end with an offer for the JCU Degree program. Committed teaching staff will provide comprehensive support throughout each trimester to ensure          Alternatively, students who have completed two years of full time study, where the language of instruction was English, may also satisfy the English requirements.
students are well prepared for university study.                                                                                                                       (Study must have been undertaken no more than two years prior to the date on the JCU Letter of Offer).
For students who do not meet the English entry requirements, our English language school is the best option. Located in the same building as the university,
students will have access to the same services as JCU Brisbane students. This approach ensures a seamless transition into university.
                                                                                                                                                                          PROGRAM                IELTS                                     TOEFL ibt                  TOEFL Paper                   Cambridge             CEFR Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                (PTE Academic)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   6.5                                      90                             570
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS                                                                                                                                                Postgraduate                                                                                                         CPE(Grade C, score 45+)
                                                                                                                                                                                              (no sub score            64           (minimum writing score       (minimum test of written                                    B2/C1
                                                                                                                                                                          (Masters)                                                                                                           CAE(grade C, score 58 +
                                                                                                                                                                                               below 6.0)                                  of 21)                  English score of 4.5)
Bridging English Entry Program                         Unipath English                                    Intensive General English
(BEEP)                                                 This program is designed to prepare and            This course is designed to help students develop their                                   6.0                                      79                            550+
                                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of                                                                                                         FCE (Grade A, score 80+)
                                                       equip students for further studies at              confidence in using English for general purposes.                                   (no sub score            57           (minimum writing score       (minimum test of written                                    B2/C1
BEEP is a 10 week English course providing                                                                                                                                 Business                                                                                                           CAE (grade c, score 52+)
                                                       diploma and tertiary level, focusing on            Students improve their skills in speaking, listening,                                below 6.0)                                  of 19)                  English score of 4.0)
students with the necessary language and
academic skills to successfully complete a             academic requirements, expectations,               reading and writing. A strong focus on grammar,
postgraduate university degree. This course is         development of language skills and                 vocabulary and pronunciation provides students with
recommended to students on a conditional               learning strategies.                               the ability to communicate more effectively in English.
offer.                                                                                                    This course is flexible, allowing students to tailor their
                                                                                                          studies to fit their individual needs.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WELCOME TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 YOUR FUTURE
   Sarina Russo Institute (SRI) offers industry focussed training with a strong focus on providing students with an outstanding
                                                                                                                                                Russo Business School is a friendly and diverse higher education institution
   learning experience. By offering flexible delivery and equipping students with the skills, knowledge and support for successful              providing students with quality education and an unparalleled student lifestyle.
   learning outcomes, students are prepared to either continue their education or enter the workforce.                                          With a collective focus on instilling knowledge whilst linking students to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                IT LOOKS
                                                                                                                                                workplace relevant experiences, Russo Business School is confident today’s
   English Language Programs
                                                                                                                                                students will be prepared to succeed in tomorrow’s ever-changing and globalised
   If you do not meet the English language requirements for university, SRI provides the highest standard of English language                   business world.

   learning. By offering a wide variety of English programs, whether you are at an introductory level or a post-graduate tertiary level,
   SRI can assist you to advance your English language skills:                                                                                  Diploma of Business
   • Intensive General English                                                                                                                  The Diploma of Business is an alternative to the first year of a Bachelor of
   • Unipath English                                                                                                                            Business, preparing students for entry into the second year of a Business degree.                     Core Subjects:
   • Bridging English Entry Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Academic and         • Contemporary
                                                                                                                                                By studying eight foundation subjects, the Russo Business School Diploma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Business Skills        Business
   Diploma of Hospitality Management                                                                                                            provides students with an understanding of the broad scope of business. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Development            Communications
                                                                                                                                                addition, the course aims to develop important generic skills including; academic
   The SRI Diploma of Hospitality Management is a uniquely structured program combining the best in both hospitality learning                                                                                                                         • Accounting           • Data Analysis and
                                                                                                                                                literacy, basic numeracy, critical thinking, analytical evaluation, independent
   and hands-on training. This 2 year program equips students with hospitality and managerial skills, and a sound knowledge of the                                                                                                                    • Economics              Management
                                                                                                                                                learning as well as written and oral communication.
   industry to coordinate hospitality operations. SRI has teamed up with one of the most recognised culinary training schools in                                                                                                                      • Management           • Marketing
   Australia, the Institute of Culinary Excellence (ICE) to deliver a portion of the program. Successful completion of this Diploma             Therefore, by choosing to study a Diploma of Business at Russo Business School                          Fundamentals           Fundamentals
   provides the opportunity for entry into second year of a Bachelor of Business at JCU Brisbane.                                               you can still complete a Bachelor of Business in the standard three years.                                                   • Business Law

            Price:                                            Entry Requirements:                      Vocational Placement:                             Price:                                         Entry Requirements:                                               Joblinx:
            AU$20,000 total 2 year program                    Basic computer skills and knowledge      International students - SRI organises            AU$18,000 total 1 year program                 IELTS: 5.5 (no component lower than 5)                            Students have access to highly
            (Learning materials included)                     of how to use the internet.              108 hours of vocational placement.                                                               TOFEL (paper-based): 525 (with an                                 experienced employment and
                                                              IELTS: 5.5 (no subscore below 5.5)       (N.B Unpaid work experience)                                                                     essay rating of at least 3.5)                                     training consultants.
                                                              TOEFL: 70 (minimum score of 18)                                                                                                           TOFEL (internet-based): 70 (minimum
                                                              PTE: 42                                                                                                                                   writing score of 18)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        PTE: 49
    sri.edu.au     CRICOS Provider Code 00607B NVR RTO 0427                                                                                       russo.qld.edu.au        CRICOS Provider Code 03441F

   Your Academic Pathway                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BBUS - YEAR 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (Total 24 subjects)
   into the Bachelor of
   Business (BBus) degree                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BBUS - YEAR 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (Total 16 subjects)
   JCU Brisbane partners with Russo Business
   School and Sarina Russo Institute to provide
   students with an alternative pathway to success.                                                                                                                            DIPLOMA                                                            BBUS - YEAR 1
                                                                                                                                                                            (Total 8 subjects)                                                   (Total 8 subjects)

                                                                                                                                    YEAR 12
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Bachelor of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                  focus on work integrated learning,     •  Electives [Eight (8) subjects],     MAJORS
                                                                                                                                           Standard Duration
                                                                                                                                                                                  a JCU B Bus degree will develop a         with the exception of Bachelor      Select at least one major from the
                                                                                                                                           Eight (8) Trimesters
                                                                                                                                                                                  student’s personal and professional       of Business (Accounting).           following list:
                                                                                                                                           Total No. of Subjects                  skills.                                Please refer to Bachelor of Business   • Accounting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         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 (B Bus)     Majors listed when first making        BU1002 Accounting for Decision         An in-depth description of each
                                                                                                                                           provides the solid foundations         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
                                                                                                                                           Upon graduating, students can          admission to the course.                                                      Students elect 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 offered at the Brisbane
                                                                                                                                           Brisbane’s most flexible degree.       or double majors and/or minors         BU1105 Contemporary Business           Campus.
                                                                                                                                           Once the foundation is set with the    consistent with their interests,       Communications

                                                                                                     Yo Kubota                             core business subjects, students
                                                                                                                                           are then able to construct a
                                                                                                                                           personalised business degree to
                                                                                                                                                                                  career aspirations and the course
                                                                                                                                                                                  Leading To Work (LTW) is a feature
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BU1108 Managing Consumer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BU1112 Business Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                JCU’s Bachelor of Business program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                has accreditation with, and is
                                                                                                                                           suit their chosen profession. With a                                                                                 acknowledged by a number of key
                                                                                                     B Bus                                 wide range of majors available, we
                                                                                                                                                                                  of the program and the options
                                                                                                                                                                                  at JCU Brisbane are described on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LEVEL 3 - One of:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                professional associations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BU3101 Professional Internship
                                                                                                     Switzerland                           have something to suit everyone.       Page 10.
                                                                                                                                           JCU B Bus students are employer        The program of 24 subjects is
                                                                                                                                           preferred for their ability to                                                BU3102 Multi-Disciplinary Project
                                                                                                                                                                                  made up of:
                                                                                                                                           communicate professionally, make                                              or
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Core [Eight (8) subjects] +
                                                                                                                                           ethical business decisions and work                                           BU3103 Independent Project
                                                                                                                                           in a global environment. With our      • Major [Eight (8) subjects] +

       "As a multinational student majoring in International Business,
       James Cook University Brisbane provides the best possible
       learning environment to help me achieve my goals.
       JCU Brisbane is an ideal place to learn, with it's location and size making it a great environment for students to focus on their
       course as well as enjoy what Brisbane City has to offer. Along with professional academic staff and resources, JCU Brisbane
       provides the perfect balance of challenges and support to help us prepare for the future."

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Bachelor of Business Majors
       Accounting                               Hospitality and    International Business Management
                                                Tourism Management KEY FEATURES           KEY FEATURES
       Accounting is at the core of every       COURSE OVERVIEW                          •   Gain valuable skills for managing   •   Gain fundamental management
       organisation, ensuring its financial                                                  across borders in the global            and analytical skills for a
                                                The program covers fundamental
       viability. JCU has trained hundreds of                                                marketplace                             leadership career in business.
                                                principles underpinning management
       qualified accountants and is strongly    in the tourism and hospitality sectors   •   Graduates can join the Australian   •   Graduates can apply for
       supported by the local accounting        and more specifically addresses              Institute of Management                 membership of the Australian
       profession.                              issues encountered in the hospitality                                                Institute of Management (AIM)
       Foundation subjects are                  operations sphere, club and gaming       COURSE OVERVIEW                             and other professional bodies,
       complemented by specialist topics        management, and conference and           International business is a rapidly         depending on their course
       in, business modelling, financial        event management environments.           growing area of study that deals            structure.
       management, auditing, law of             Students are encouraged to enhance       with the development, strategy,
       business organisations, taxation,                                                                                         COURSE OVERVIEW
                                                their expertise with a second major      and management of multinational
       contemporary issues in accounting,       such as Management or International      enterprises in the global context       Management roles are essential
       performance management and               Business.                                and the dynamic international           within all organisations. This major
       control.                                                                          business environment. The course        can be used as a launching pad
                                                MAJOR SUBJECTS                           includes subjects in cross-cultural     for successful careers in business,
       MAJOR SUBJECTS                           Hospitality and Tourism Major Core       management, international business,     government, and/or non-government
       Accounting Major Core Subjects:          Subjects:                                multinational business finance,         sector management. Topics
                                                BX2174 Research and Decision             business negotiations, operations       include; operations management,
       BX2011 Accounting Principles and
                                                Making for Business                      management, business research           organisational behavior, managing
       Systems                                                                                                                                                          CAREER OUTLOOK
                                                                                         and international marketing. For        people, project management,
       BX2012 Cost and Management               BX2091 Tourism and Leisure                                                                                              When graduating from JCU
                                                                                         enhanced knowledge and skills           management accounting for
       Accounting                               Management                                                                                                              Brisbane with a B Bus, students
                                                                                         students should consider combining      non-accountants, management
       BX2014 Financial Management              BX2195 Hospitality, Cultures and                                                 and leadership, and strategic          will be exposed to an exciting
                                                                                         this field of study with a second
       BX2016 Business Modelling                People                                                                           entrepreneurship. For enhanced         career scope. As a B Bus
                                                                                         business major such as Management,
       BX3011 Company Accounting                BX2094 Conference and Events             or Hospitality & Tourism                expertise, students may combine        graduate, you will be prepared
                                                Management                               Management.                             Management with a second major         to work in a variety of settings
       BX3012 Contemporary Issues in                                                                                                                                    - from small business and
                                                BX3096 Club and Gaming                                                           such as International Business
       Accounting                                                                        MAJOR SUBJECTS                                                                 community organisations to
                                                Management                                                                       or Hospitality and Tourism
       BX3013 Performance Management                                                     International Business Major Core       Management.                            multinational companies and
       and Control                              BX3095 Visitor and Crowd Behavior
                                                                                         Subjects:                                                                      large scale industries.
       BX3014 Auditing                                                                   BX2014 Financial Management             MAJOR SUBJECTS
                                                BX3193 Hospitality Operations                                                                                           Potential Career Options
       Note:                                                                             BX2061 Business Negotiation             Management Major Core Subjects:
       To fulfill the requirements of the                                                                                        BX2051 Managing People                 • Marketing Coordinator
                                                BX3194 Destination Management            BX2062 Operations Management
       Bachelor of Business (Accounting)                                                                                         BX2062 Operations Management           • Business Development
       and to be eligible for accreditation     and Planning                             BX2174 Research and Decision                                                     Executive
       with Certified Practicing Accountants                                             Making for Business                     BX2077 Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                        • Business Analyst
       Australia (CPA Australia) and/or the                                              BX3031 Multinational Business           BX2174 Research and Decision
                                                                                                                                 Making for Business                    • Travel Agent
       Institute of Chartered Accountants                                                Finance
       Australia (ICAA), students must                                                                                           BX3171 Organisational Behavior         • Hotel Duty Manager
                                                                                         BX3052 Cross-Cultural
       complete the following subjects in                                                Management                              BX3172 Management Accounting for       • Event Coordinator
       addition to the units comprising the                                              BX3061 International Business           Non-Accountants                        • Tour Coordinator
       major:                                                                                                                                                           • Assistant Accountant
                                                                                         BX3082 International Marketing          BX3173 Strategic Entrepreneurship
       BX2019 Business Information                                                                                                                                      • Bookkeeper
                                                                                                                                 BX3174 Management and Leadership
       BX2112 Law of Business
       BX3112 Taxation
       This imposes constraints on students
       who select Accounting as their
       primary major. Those students will be
       unable to select a second major.

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Brisbane is a doorway to some of
                                                                                                                                                       the best beaches in the world.

                                           Successful completion of PQP             Economics, Tourism and
     Postgraduate                          guarantees direct entry into:            Hospitality or other disciplines
     Qualifying Program                    • Master of Business Administration      where students have completed
                                                                                    study relating to organisational
     (PQP) – Business                      • Master of International Tourism
                                                                                    behavior, business, strategy,
                                             and Hospitality Management
                                                                                    marketing, economics,
     Standard Duration                     • Master of International Tourism        communication and people
     One (1) Trimester                       and Hospitality Management /           management.
     Total No. of Subjects                   Master of Business Administration
                                                                                 2. A student with a non-cognate
     Four (4)                              Advanced standing credit is not          undergraduate qualification
     Intakes                               available for entry into the PQP.        which does not meet the normal
     March, July and November              In addition, PQP subjects do not         entry requirements for a business
                                           give advanced standing credit into       postgraduate course may not use
     OVERVIEW                              a postgraduate program. Students         PQP pathway for entry to such
                                           must pass all PQP subjects before        programs.
     JCU's Postgraduate Qualifying
                                           progressing into postgraduate
     Program (PQP) provides an alternate                                         3. In 2017 there will be changes
     and streamlined pathway into                                                   to the PQP. Please check
     selected postgraduate programs.       Note:                                    our website for current
     This is a good option for students    1. A cognate undergraduate               information.
     who have a cognate undergraduate          qualification is one based
     business qualification which does         on the following disciplines:
     not meet the academic entry               Accounting, Finance, Marketing,
     requirements for a postgraduate           Management, Commerce,
     course.                                   Human Resource Management,

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                                                                                                                        Enjoy our cafe lifestyle.
                                                                                                                   COURSE STRUCTURE                     CORE SUBJECTS
                                                                          Master of Business                       The MBA is made up of 16 subjects.   LB5228 The Changing Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                 CAREER OUTLOOK
                                                                                                                                                                                                 An MBA qualification lends
                                                                          Administration (MBA)                     Students must undertake four         Environment
                                                                                                                                                                                                 itself to a variety of careers, and
                                                                                                                   (4) specified foundation subjects,   LB5229 Economics for a Sustainable       the substantial investment is
                                                                          Standard Duration                        eight (8) core subjects, and four    World                                    almost certain to be reflected
                                                                          Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters       (4) optional subjects as per the     LB5230 Managing Strategic                in increased earning potential.
                                                                          Total No. of Subjects                    structure defined below.             Resources and Operations                 MBA candidates graduate
                                                                          16                                       Note:                                LB5231 Corporate Responsibility and      with exposure to an array
                                                                          Intakes                                  1. There are no majors in the MBA    Governance                               of business areas including;
                                                                                                                   program offered at James Cook
      Dinithi Ovitigala
                                                                          March, July and November                                                                                               finance, human resources,
                                                                                                                                                        LB5232 Marketing, Customer
                                                                                                                   University Brisbane campus.          Engagement, Social Media and             operations, economics and
                                                                                                                   2. Eligible students holding         Marketing                                marketing. What this means

      Vithanage                                                           James Cook University’s Master
                                                                          of Business Administration (MBA)
                                                                                                                   acknowledged cognate
                                                                                                                   qualifications may seek exemption
                                                                                                                                                        LB5233 Strategic and Responsible
                                                                                                                                                        Innovation Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                 for students is improved career
                                                                                                                                                                                                 opportunities. Furthermore,
                                                                          is a cutting-edge business degree,       from the four (4) Foundation                                                  an MBA qualification equips
      MBA                                                                 re-engineered recently to equip          subjects when submitting an          LB5234 Leading and Managing              students with the knowledge
                                                                                                                                                        Organisational Change
      Sri Lanka                                                           the next generation of emerging          application for admission to the                                              and skills required to run their
                                                                          managers to succeed in the new           program.                             LB5235 Practical or Research Project     own business.
     "From day one the lecturers instilled a sense of motivation          world. The JCU MBA will significantly
                                                                                                                   FOUNDATIONAL SUBJECTS                OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                        Potential Career Options
      and encouragement that made me love attending the classes.          enhance a student’s management
                                                                          and leadership capability, and better    LB5202 Marketing Management          Select two (2) subjects from any         • Management Consultant
      The classes are full of activities and the lecturers really do                                                                                    level 5 list
      put in their all for each lecture and inspire you to think out of   equip them to turn global economic       LB5205 People in Organisations                                                • Managing Director
                                                                          challenges into business opportunities   LB5212 Accounting and Finance        Plus                                     • Operations Manager
      the box. This made me develop a keen interest in doing the
                                                                          in today’s highly competitive global     for Managers                         Select two (2) subjects from a level 5   • Business Analyst
      challenging assignments without treating them like a chore.                                                                                       list with a prefix of LB, CO, CP or TO
                                                                          marketplace.                             LB5236 Comparative Global                                                     • General Manager
      What clearly stood out at JCU Brisbane were the internship                                                   Business Systems                     subject to prerequisite constraints.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Investment Banker
      facilities provided by the Joblinx department. Just 3 weeks
                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Financial Manager
      into uni, I was given an internship opportunity in my area of
      expertise, further adding to the benefits I would gain out of
      obtaining this practical experience in Australia.
      Without a doubt I’m glad I made this choice and I can
      guarantee it will be worth it for you!"

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                                                CO5120 Taxation Law                  OVERVIEW                               LB5234 Leading and Managing
       Master of                                CO5121 Law of Business               The Master of Professional             Organisational Change
       Professional                             Organisations                        Accounting - Master of Business        LB5230 Managing Strategic
                                                CO5122 Accounting for                Administration (MPA-MBA)               Resources and Operations
       Accounting (MPA)                         Corporations                         program is designed for students
                                                                                     who intend to work as professional     OPTIONAL SUBJECT
       Standard Duration                        CO5123 Advanced Issues in
                                                                                     accountants and in senior              Select one (1) subject from
       Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters       Accounting
                                                                                     management positions.                  LB5___ list of subjects, subject to
       Total No. of Subjects:                   CO5124 Data Analysis and Decision
                                                                                     A joint masters degree allows          prerequisite constraints.
       16                                       Modelling
                                                                                     graduates to stand out to
       Intakes                                  LB5229 Economics for a               future employers. The course             CAREER OUTLOOK
       March, July and November                 Sustainable World                    delivers comprehensive training          MPA is a globally recognised
                                                LB5235 Practical or Research         in accounting and finance
       OVERVIEW                                                                                                               profession with a broad range
                                                Project                              whilst exposing students to key          of roles, often leading to
       As a student undertaking MPA at                                               management areas including;
                                                BUSINESS FOUNDATIONAL                                                         careers in senior management.
       JCU Brisbane, you will undertake                                              human relations, marketing,
                                                SUBJECTS                                                                      The number of employed
       advanced learning in both theory                                              business law, taxation, economics
       and professional practice whilst         LB5202 Marketing Management                                                   professional accountants
                                                                                     and business information systems.
       learning to solve accounting and         LB5205 People in Organisations                                                in Australia has increased
       business problems in innovative          LB5212 Accounting and Finance for    COURSE STRUCTURE                         from 134,000 in 2004 to
       ways. Students will be equipped          Managers                                                                      over 193,000 in 2014. The
                                                                                     The MPA-MBA is made up of 16
       with the skills to advise companies                                                                                    projected employment level
                                                LB5236 Comparative Global            subjects as per the course structure
       on current and future financial                                                                                        in 2019 for this profession
                                                Business Systems                     below. It is comprised of 11
       issues, enabling strategic goals to be                                                                                 is around 218,700. The
                                                Note:                                accounting core subjects, four (4)
       achieved.                                                                                                              different industries in Australia
                                                Eligible students holding            specified business subjects and one
                                                                                                                              hiring accountants are very
                                                                                                                                                                  Chris Wong
       Students completing the MPA                                                   (1) optional business subject.
                                                acknowledged cognate business                                                 favourable for employment
       degree are in an excellent position
                                                qualifications may seek exemption                                             growth prospects.
       to succeed in managerial positions                                            CORE SUBJECTS
       in a range of government and             from the four (4) Foundation
                                                                                     CO5103 Management Accounting
                                                                                                                              Furthermore there has been a        MPA
       commercial organisations. MPA            Business subjects when submitting                                             shortage of accountants in the
       graduates from JCU are well-placed       an application for admission into
                                                                                     CO5109 Corporate Finance                 Australian labour market. To        Hong Kong
       to enter organisations in industries     the MPA program.                     CO5117 Introduction to Accounting        solve this issue, the Australian
       such as mining, manufacturing,                                                CO5118 Auditing and Assurance            Federal Government included
                                                                                                                                                                  "JCU Brisbane excels in the support they provide
       retail, consulting, human resources                                           CO5119 Business Law                      accountants in the Migrant
                                                                                                                                                                   students while searching for work experience and
       and marketing.                           Master of                            CO5120 Taxation Law
                                                                                                                              Occupations in Demand List
                                                                                                                                                                   internships. One of the best aspects of studying
                                                                                                                              (MODL) in September 2004.
                                                Professional                         CO5121 Law of Business                                                        at JCU Brisbane is the internship component. JCU
       The MPA is made up of 16 subjects.
                                                Accounting -                         Organisations                            Potential Career Options             Brisbane offers a service called Joblinx, I found this
       Students must undertake all 12 core      Master of Business                   CO5122 Accounting for                    • Assistant Accountant               to be extremely helpful as it assisted me in securing
       subjects and four (4) 'Foundation'       Administration (MPA-                                                          • Auditor/Risk Accountant            an internship. I learnt a lot of skills including how to
                                                                                     CO5123 Advanced Issues in
       business subjects.                       MBA)                                 Accounting
                                                                                                                              • Financial Analyst                  perform under stress, manage good relationships with
                                                                                                                              • Bookkeeper                         staff, understand work culture and ethics and also
       CORE SUBJECTS                                                                 CO5124 Data Analysis and Decision
                                                Standard Duration:                                                            • Financial Accountant               improve my communication.
       CO5103 Management Accounting             Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters   Modelling
                                                                                                                              • Taxation Accountant
       CO5109 Corporate Finance                 Total No. of Subjects:               LB5235 Practical or Research                                                 I'm glad and honoured Joblinx assisted me with this
       CO5117 Introduction to Accounting        16                                   Project                                                                      opportunity. All the best to all JCU Brisbane students!"
       CO5118 Auditing and Assurance            Intakes                              LB5229 Economics for a
                                                March, July and November             Sustainable World
       CO5119 Business Law
                                                                                     LB5228 The Changing Business

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Tourism and Hospitality

                                                                                                          TO5002 Tourism and the                 innovative joint postgraduate
                                                                   Master of                              Environment                            level qualification that combines      CAREER OUTLOOK
                                                                                                                                                                                        Australian hospitality jobs differ
                                                                   International Tourism                  TO5101 Tourism Systems Analysis        tourism, hospitality and business
                                                                                                                                                                                        in their fast-paced approach and
                                                                                                                                                 management to give students the
                                                                   and Hospitality                        TO5102 Tourism and Hospitality
                                                                                                                                                 management skills required to be       ever-changing work environment.
                                                                                                          Operations Management
                                                                   Management                             TO5103 Global Destination
                                                                                                                                                 a professional in the tourism and      Whilst Australia’s population
                                                                                                                                                 hospitality industry.                  is small in comparison with
                                                                   (MITHM)                                Competitiveness                                                               other developed nations – the
                                                                                                          TO5104 Tourist Management              COURSE STRUCTURE                       hospitality scene is rapidly
                                                                   Standard Duration                      Strategies
                                                                                                                                                 The MITHM-MBA is made up of 16         expanding. The restaurant industry
                                                                   Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters
                                                                                                          TO5202 Economic Decision-              subjects. Students must undertake      alone is currently worth around
                                                                   Total No. of Subjects                  Making in the Hospitality Industry                                            $12 billion*, with hotels and
                                                                   16                                                                            seven (7) tourism subjects, eight
                                                                                                          TO5203 Hospitality and                 (8) management subjects and one        resorts worth $6 billion on top of
                                                                   Intakes                                Gastronomy: Social, Private and                                               that.
                                                                                                                                                 (1) optional subject as per the list
                                                                   March, July and November               Commercial                                                                    In Brisbane specifically, The
                                                                                                                                                 LB5203 Sustainable Enterprise          Queens Wharf development
                                                                   OVERVIEW                               OPTIONAL SUBJECT                                                              positions Brisbane as an
                                                                   A Master of International Tourism                                             LB5228 The Changing Business
                                                                                                          Select two (2) LB52 subjects                                                  international tourism destination
                                                                   and Hospitality Management                                                    Environment
                                                                                                          Plus                                                                          that attracts visitors and
                                                                   (MITHM) is like a passport to the                                             LB5230 Managing Strategic              investment to Brisbane and
                                                                   world. Managerial level graduates      Select one (1) of any level five (5)   Resources and Operations               Greater Queensland.
                                                                   are in high demand across all          subjects.
                                                                                                                                                 LB5231 Corporate Responsibility        The tourism demand forecasting
                                                                   sectors of the industry in Australia                                          and Governance                         and research undertaken by
                                                                   and overseas.                          Note:
                                                                                                                                                 LB5232 Marketing, Customer             Destination Brisbane Consortium
                                                                   The MITHM is a multidisciplinary       Eligible students holding
                                                                                                                                                 Engagement, Social Media and           indicates the facilities and
                                                                   program that explores tourism          acknowledged cognate
                                                                                                                                                 Marketing                              attractions proposed for Queen’s
                                                                   from a social, economic and            qualifications may seek exemption
                                                                                                                                                 LB5233 Strategic and Responsible       Wharf Brisbane will generate:
                                                                   environmental perspective and          from the four (4) Foundation
                                                                                                          subjects when submitting an            Innovation Management                  • Estimated 1.39 million
                                                                   equips students with advanced
                                                                                                          application to the MITHM               LB5234 Leading and Managing                additional tourist visitors per
                                                                   knowledge about tourism, as
                                                                                                          program.                               Organisational Change                      annum.
                                                                   well as experience in hospitality
                                                                   management, business, economics                                               LB5235 Practical or Research           • Create more than 8,000 jobs in
                                                                   and ethical professional                                                      Project                                    Queensland once operational**
                                                                   empowerment.                           Master of                              TO5002 Introduction to Tourism         *http://www.ibisworld.com.au/

                                                                   COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                                                                          International Tourism                  and the Environment                    industry/default.aspx?indid=2010
                                                                                                                                                 TO5101 Tourism Systems Analysis        **http://www.
                                                                                                          and Hospitality
      Shenali De Silva
                                                                   The MITHM is made up of 16                                                    TO5102 Tourism and Hospitality         destinationbrisbaneconsortium.
                                                                   subjects. Students must undertake      Management -                           Operations Management                  com.au/FAQ.php

                                                                   four (4) foundation subjects, nine
                                                                   (9) core subjects, and three (3)
                                                                                                          Master of Business                     TO5103 Global Destination
                                                                                                                                                                                        Potential Career Options
      Sri Lanka                                                    optional subjects in accordance        Administration                         Competitiveness
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Café Manager
                                                                   with the structure below.              (MITHM-MBA)                            TO5104 Tourist Management
                                                                                                                                                 Strategies                             • Restaurant Manager
                                                                   FOUNDATIONAL SUBJECTS                  Standard Duration                      TO5202 Economic Decision-              • Conference and Event
     "Choosing to study at JCU Brisbane was one of the best                                               Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters     Making in the Hospitality Industry       Coordinator
                                                                   LB5212 Accounting and Finance
      decisions I've made. My course (MITHM/MBA) is very           for Managers                           Total No. of Subjects                  or                                     • Duty Manager
      practical, diverse and interesting. The lecturers are very   LB5202 Marketing Management            16                                     LB5229 Economics for a                 • Travel Agent/Consultant
      committed to their work and are always available to help     LB5205 People in Organisations         Intakes                                Sustainable World                      • Venue Manager
      you out.                                                     LB5236 Comparative Global              March, July and November               TO5203 Hospitality and                 • Hotel Front Office Manager
                                                                   Business Systems                                                              Gastronomy: Social, Private and        • Business Development Manager
      The learning centre facilities have really helped me with                                           OVERVIEW                               Commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Functions Supervisor
      achieving good results for my exams and assignments.         CORE SUBJECTS                          The Master of International
      Furthermore, thanks to Joblinx I was able to secure an                                              Tourism and Hospitality                OPTIONAL SUBJECT
                                                                   LB5203 Sustainable Enterprise
      internship at one of the best hotels in Brisbane (Four                                              Management - Master of                 Select one (1) of any LB52___
                                                                   LB5235 Practical or Research
      points by Sheraton). Being an international student, I                                              Business Administration is an          subjects.
      don't think I would have achieved so much in such little
      time if it wasn't for JCU Brisbane."

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Information Technology
                                                                                                                                                               CORE SUBJECTS                         there is worldwide demand for
                                                                                                                       Master of Information                   CP5046 ICT Project 1: Analysis and    graduates with the critical business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CAREER OUTLOOK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              As the world of information
                                                                                                                       Technology (MIT)                        Design                                skills and acumen to fully leverage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              technology and social networking
                                                                                                                                                                                                     these technical skills into profitable
                                                                                                                       in Business                             CP5047 ICT Project 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                     products and services.                   expands, JCU IT graduates can
                                                                                                                                                               Implementation and
                                                                                                                       Informatics                             Commissioning                         This joint degree at JCU provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              successfully gain employment in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              IT functions in government and
                                                                                                                                                               CP5603 Advanced e-Security            training in a variety of computer
                                                                                                                       Standard Duration                                                                                                      commercial organisations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     support skills, and includes
                                                                                                                       Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters                                            preparation for industry standard        Information Technology represents
                                                                                                                                                               BUSINESS INFORMATICS MAJOR
                                                                                                                       Total No. of Subjects                   SUBJECTS                              certification in Microsoft               one of the most exciting areas of
                                                                                                                       16                                                                            technologies. This program               employment for new graduates
                                                                                                                                                               CP5310 E-Business Technologies
                                                                                                                                                                                                     emphasises advanced people               with the inevitable progression
                                                                                                                       Intakes                                 CP5503 Enterprise Database
                                                                                                                                                                                                     and project management skills,           of digital technology. Employers
                                                                                                                       March, July and November                Systems - Oracle
                                                                                                                                                                                                     together with ethical behaviour and      are realising the potential that
                                                                                                                                                               CP5634 Business Intelligence and      professional vigour.                     technology has on redefining their
                                                                                                                       OVERVIEW                                Data Mining                                                                    business, hence continue to invest
                                                                                                                       This Master degree is designed to       CP5520 Advanced Databases and         COURSE STRUCTURE                         in this sector.
                                                                                                                       address the demand for graduates        Application                                                                    The industry has been one of
                                                                                                                                                                                                     The MIT-MBA is made up of 16
                                                                                                                       from information technology and                                                                                        the fastest-growing areas of the
                                                                                                                                                               CO5124 Data Analysis and Decision     subjects. Students must undertake
                                                                                                                       computer science fields who can                                                                                        Australian economy. IT has led

                                                                                                                                                               Modelling                             six (6) IT core subjects, eight (8)
                                                                                                                       also apply critical business acumen                                                                                    the Australian jobs market with
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Business subjects, and two (2)
                                                                                                                       and strong communication skills.        OPTIONAL SUBJECTS                                                              the largest proportion of new job
                                                                                                                                                                                                     optional subjects as per the course
                                                                                                                       The Master of Information

                                                                                                                                                               Information Technology and            structure below.                         ads and the sector continues to
                                                                                                                       Technology (MIT) core computer          Business elective students must                                                strengthen in 2016, with new job
                                                                                                                       science and information technology      choose two (2) additional subjects    CORE SUBJECTS                            ads up 10 per cent year on year to
                                                                                                                       subjects ensure students are            from the information technology                                                February 2016 figures.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                     CP5046 ICT Project 1:
                                                                                               MIT-MBA                 exposed to the latest technologies
                                                                                                                       and knowledge in databases,
                                                                                                                                                               and business units offered by JCU     Analysis and Design                      Furthermore, an Australian Bureau
                                                                                                                                                               Brisbane.                             CP5047 ICT Project 2:                    of Statistics report found that
                                                                                               Thailand                e-commerce internet applications,
                                                                                                                       e-security, data mining and             Other elective subjects               Implementation and                       Australians with university level
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Commissioning                            qualifications in technology have
                                                                                                                       multimedia, as well as the all-         Students may choose two (2) of any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              one of the best career prospects
                                                                                                                       important project management.           appropriate Masters level subjects    CP5310 E-Business Technologies
                                                                                                                       Subjects from the business              offered at JCU Brisbane as approved   CP5503 Enterprise Database
                                                                                                                                                               by the Campus Director.                                                        1. http://insightsresources.seek.
                                                                                                                       component of this degree may be                                               Systems – Oracle
                                                                                                                       drawn from accounting, marketing,       Note:                                 CP5603 Advanced e-Security               australia-spotlight-information-
                                                                                                                       operations, human resource and          Eligible students holding
                                                                                                                                                                                                     CP5634 Business Intelligence and         communication-technology
                                                                                                                       finance management to produce           acknowledged cognate
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Data Mining                              2. http://www.abs.gov.au/
                                                                                                                       well-rounded graduates with             qualifications in Information
                                                                                                                                                               Technology may seek exemption                                                  ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/425
                                                                                                                       the advanced people and project                                               BUSINESS SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                                               from the four (4) Foundation                                         
                                                                                                                       management skills, ethical behavior
                                                                                                                                                               IT subjects when submitting an        LB5228 The Changing Business             %E2%80%9311
                                                                                                                       and professional vigour demanded
                                                                                                                                                               application to the MIT program.       Environment
                                                                                                                       in today’s fast-paced business
                                                                                                                                                                                                     LB5229 Economics for a                   Potential Career Options
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sustainable World                        Key sub-sectors within IT in
                                                                                                                       COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              demand – Security, Help Desk,
                                                                                                                                                               Master of Information                 LB5230 Managing Strategic
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Resources and Operations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Technical Writers and IT support.
                                                                                                                       The MIT is comprised of 16 subjects.
                                                                                                                       Students must undertake four (4)        Technology –                          LB5231 Corporate Responsibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • IT Help Desk Support
                                                                                                                       foundation subjects, three (3) core     Master of Business                    and Governance                           • Web/Application Developer

       "The main reason I chose to study at JCU Brisbane was                                                           subjects, five (5) specified major
                                                                                                                       subjects, two (2) CPS5 or LB5___        Administration (MIT-                  LB5232 Marketing, Customer
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Engagement, Social Media and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • IT Support Analyst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Test Analyst
       because of their amazing internship opportunity, where                                                          subjects from an approved list, plus
                                                                                                                       any two (2) optional level 5 subjects
                                                                                                                                                                                                     LB5233 Strategic and Responsible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • ASP.Net Developer
                                                                                                                                                               Standard Duration
       I could use what I learnt in class and apply to real life.
                                                                                                                       as electives.
                                                                                                                                                               Two (2) Years - Six (6) Trimesters    Innovation Management
                                                                                                                       Students who satisfy the
                                                                                                                                                               Total No. of Subjects                 LB5234 Leading and Managing
                                                                                                                       requirements of this program meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Organisational Change
                                                                                                                       the requirements to apply for           16
       My lecturer for MIT has been my biggest mentor, he is so friendly and approachable and he makes us feel like    membership with the Australian                                                LB5235 Practical or Research
       we’re all family. Joblinx, the employment and careers team helped me reformat my resume, and practice the       Computer Society (ACS).                                                       Project
                                                                                                                                                               March, July and November
       interview process, so that when the time came to interview for a role, I would be prepared. I look forward to
                                                                                                                                                                                                     OPTIONAL SUBJECTS
       graduating and hopefully stepping into a role in IT support or programming."                                    FOUNDATIONAL SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                                                               OVERVIEW                              Select 2 subjects from a specified
                                                                                                                       CP5631 Internet Fundamentals
                                                                                                                                                               There is a growing demand for         list of CP5 subjects
                                                                                                                       CP5632 Programming 1                    graduates skilled in a range of
                                                                                                                       CP5633 Database Modelling               IT technologies – multimedia,
                                                                                                                       CP563 Content Management                computing, networking and
                                                                                                                       Systems                                 software technologies. In addition,

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Our Brisbane campus.

                                                                                                                                                       C E L E B R AT I N G

    Celebrating 10 Years
    In 2016 we celebrated 10 years since the founding of James Cook University Brisbane. That’s 10 years of
    welcoming students from all around the world to complete their tertiary studies at our Brisbane campus. In
    this time we have seen over 6,226 students successfully graduate from JCU Brisbane - congratulations, we
    are excited to see what lies ahead for current and future students.

    Join our JCU Brisbane family and find a world of opportunities that await.

                                                      "My name is Kan, I am originally from           Before I came to Australia I never
                                                       Bangkok, Thailand and I studied the          imagined that I would be working as a
                                                     dual MPA-MBA degree at James Cook             Senior Hotel Accountant and Assistant
                                                     University Brisbane. After I graduated      Financial Controller in a five star hotel like
                                                    in 2011, I started working as an intern at    the Stamford Plaza Brisbane. My degree
                                                     the Stamford Plaza Brisbane and upon         from JCU Brisbane provided me with the
                                                     successfully completing my internship       opportunity to stay and build a successful
                                                     I was offered a full-time position. Five                career in Australia.
                                                      years later, I am now the Senior Hotel
                                                       Accountant and Assistant Financial            My life in Thailand was very different
                                                           Controller at the Stamford               to Brisbane. Bangkok is very busy and
                                                                  Plaza Brisbane.                   there is always work to be done, I feel
                                                                                                     my life in Brisbane is very peaceful in

                                                                                                   comparison. What I enjoy most about

                                                    Kan Raykoo                                   Australia is that it’s quite safe and secure.
                                                                                                  In addition to this, I really like being able
                                                                                                   to relax and chill out once I finish work
                                                    Senior Hotel Accountant                         each day. In my spare time I like to go
                                                    and Assistant Financial                      riding in the mountains on my Harley with
                                                    Controller                                             friends or watch movies.
                                                                                                    If you have the opportunity to study at
                                                                                                   James Cook University in Brisbane I have
                                                                                                  this advice for you; firstly, enjoy your first
                                                                                                 two weeks, spend time exploring Brisbane
                                                                                                     and talking to new people. Secondly,
                                                                                                     ask questions, your lecturers are very
                                                                                                     knowledgeable and more than happy
                                                                                                    to help. Let someone know if you don’t
                                                                                                    understand, I believe knowledge and a              We are proud of our accomplishments of the past 10 years. We are a progressive
                                                                                                    keen attitude is valuable. Finally, apply
                                                                                                  yourself to the process, there are people            and modern university not restricted by traditional methods and conventions.
                                                                                                    who want to help you, but you need to
                                                                                                         work hard to achieve success.                  10 years of thinking outside the box and linking student education to the real
                                                                                                   I feel lucky to be able to walk into the
                                                                                                    Stamford Plaza every day, I enjoy my
                                                                                                                                                            world of business - that's why our students are employer-preferred.
                                                                                                   job and I’m very of proud of this hotel.
                                                                                                       For me, James Cook University
                                                                                                       Brisbane was the right choice."
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Academic Entry Requirements                                                                                                                                                   COUNTRY SPECIFIC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                   Advanced Levels                                                                                                                         6

                                                                                                                                                                                   Australia: OP/Rank                                                                                                                   19/61
                                                                                                                                                                                   CANADA: ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL DIPLOMA (OSSD)                                                                                        63
   Country       Requirement                                                          Country            Requirement
                                                                                                                                                                                   CHINA: SENIOR MIDDLE SCHOOL GRADUATION CERTIFICATE                                                                                     75
   Afghanistan   Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education   Kuwait             Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher
                 institution or approved foundation program                                              education institution or approved foundation program                      Hong Kong: HKDSE                                                                                                                       16
   Austria       Maturity Certificate . Reifezeugnis, Reifprüfungszeugnis, Matura     Laos               Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher
                 or Maturazeugnis from a Gymnasium or Allgemeinbildende                                  education institution or approved foundation program                      International Baccalaureate                                                                                                            24
                 Höhere Schule                                                        Libya              Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher                  India: All Indian School Boards/State Boards (%)                                                                                     60/65
   Azerbaijan    Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education                      education institution or approved foundation program
                 institution or approved foundation program                           Maldives           Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education             Japan: Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma                                                                                       3.1
   Bangladesh    Bangladeshi Higher Secondary or Intermediate Certificate
                                                                                      Mauritius          Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education             Malaysia: Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)                                                                                      7.33
   Brazil        Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Certificado de Conclusão de
                 Ensino Médio)                                                        Mexico             Bachillerato or Preparatoria
                                                                                                                                                                                   Norway: Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skolen                                                                                           3.5
   Chile         Licencia De Educacion Media                                          Myanmar            High School Examination (Matriculation)
                                                                                                                                                                                   Pakistan: Intermediate/Higher Secondary School %                                                                                       65
                                                                                      Nepal              Proficiency Certificate or Intermediate Certificate
   Colombia      Bachillerato
                                                                                                                                                                                   Papua New Guinea: PNG High School Certificate                                                                                          3.1
                                                                                      Netherlands        Diploma Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (Dutch
   Denmark       Studentereksamen, Hojere Forberedelseksamen (Higher
                                                                                                         HAVO) Getuigschrift (from a Hogere Burgerschool), or Diploma
                 Preparatory Examination), Hojere Handelseksamen (Higher                                                                                                           Sweden: Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola                                                                                                   12
                 Commercial Examination), Hojere Tekniskeksamen (Higher                                  Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (Dutch VWO/
                 Technical Examination), or Studentsprogv (Certificate of Student                        University Preparatory Education)
                                                                                                                                                                                   Thailand: Matayom 6, also known as Mathayom Suksa 6                                                                                    2.7
                 Examination - Faroe Islands)                                         New Zealand        National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA)
                                                                                                                                                                                   United States of America: ACT score                                                                                                    22
   Ecuador       Bachillerato                                                         Nigeria            Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher
   Fiji          Fiji School Leaving Certificate (Pacific SSC) or Form 7 or the                          education institution or approved foundation program                      United States of America: SAT Score                                                                                                   1500
                 University of the South Pacific Foundation Year                      Peru               Certificado oficial de estudios de Educación secundaria,                  Vietnam: Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong                                                                                           7.5
   France        Baccalauréat, Baccalauréat General, Baccalauréat de                                     Certificado oficial de estudios de Educación técnica, or Tecnico
                 l'Enseignement du Second Degre, Baccalauréat Technologique,          Philippines        Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education,
                 Baccalauréat de Technicien, Baccalauréat avec Option                                    International Baccalaureate
                 Internationale, Diplome de Bachelier de l'Enseignement
                 du Second Degre,, Diplome de Baccalaureat de Technicien,             Russia             Attestat o Srednem Pronum Obrazovanii, Attestat o (Polnom)              CALCULATION OF SCORES AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
                 Baccalauréat Professionnel                                                              Srednem Obshchem Obrazovanii, or Diplom ob okanchanii
                                                                                                         proftekhuchilishchz                                                     ADVANCED LEVELS: (GCE, Cambridge, Hong Kong):                    Category A: 5**=6, 5*=5.5, 5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1                 PAKISTAN: Scores are calculated on a percentage of the best
   Germany       Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur), Zeugnis                                                                                                        The scores are calculated such as: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1,                                                                         4 academic subjects in the Pakistan Intermediate/Higher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Category B: Attained with Distinction=3, Attained=2
                 der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife, Zeugnis der                       Saudi Arabia       Tawjihiyah, Tawjahiya, Shahadat al-Marhalat alThanawiyyat, or           and must include results in not more than three subjects.                                                                           Secondary School Certificate.
                 Fachhochschulreife, Abiturientenzeugnis, Zeugnis der Reife, or                          Shahadat al-Thanawiyyat al-’aama al-Mutawwarah                                                                                           Category C: A=2.5, B=2.0, C=1.5, D=1.0, E=0.5.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Advanced Supplementary Levels (AS) are the equivalent of                                                                            PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Calculated as grade average of best
                 Reifezeugnis                                                                                                                                                    half a subject at Advanced Level: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1,        INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE: Aggregate of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     5 subjects where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 and must include
                                                                                      Singapore          Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)                                                                    full Diploma where 7=excellent, 6=very good, 5=good,
                                                                                                                                                                                 E=0.5. Forecast or Preliminary Advanced Level results will be                                                                       subject Language and Literature (excludes subject Personal
   Indonesia     Satisfactory completion of SKHUN/National University Entrance                           or National University of Singapore High School Diploma                 considered for all programs.                                     4=satisfactory, 3=mediocre, 2=poor, 1=very poor.
                 Examination                                                          South Africa       National Senior Certificate issued by UMALUSI                           AUSTRALIA: OP/RANK Refer to QTAC selection ranks to              INDIA: Scores calculated on a percentage of the best 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SWEDEN: Calculated as grade average of final year
   Iran          High School Diploma                                                                                                                                             convert OP/Rank to ATAR-OP (QLD Overall Position); Rank          academic subjects in either the All Indian School Boards or
                                                                                      Sri Lanka          Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)                                                                                                                                                 results where G=10, VG=15, MVG=20 for Slutbetyg fran
                                                                                                                                                                                 (QTAC Selection Rank); ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admissions      State Boards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Gymnasieskolan, Fullstandigt Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskolan,
   Iraq          Certificate of Preparatory Studies                                   Taiwan             Senior High School Leaving Certificate                                  Rank).                                                           JAPAN: Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma (Koto             or Slutbetyg Fran Komvux (Upper Secondary School Leaving
                                                                                                                                                                                 CANADA: Based on the average of the best 6 Ontario (OSSD         Gakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, F=1                  Certificate for Adult Learners).
   Ireland       Leaving Certificate                                                  Turkey             Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher                or OAC) subjects as a %.                                         MALAYSIA STPM: Scores are normally calculated on the               THAILAND: Minimum GPA upon successful completion of
   Italy         Esame di Stato                                                                          education institution or approved foundation program                    CHINA: Calculated as grade average of final year results.        best three subjects attempted at one examination, and are          Thai Certificate of Secondary Education.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  calculated such as: A=4.0, A-=3.67, B+=3.33. B=3.0, B-=2.67,
                                                                                      UAE                Tawjihiyya, Thanawiya aamah (General Secondary School                   HONG KONG: Satisfactory Completion of HKDSE -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  C+=2.33, C=2.0, C-=1.67, D+=1.33, D=1.0, F=0.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     USA: High School Diploma or equivalent with an ACT
   Jordan        Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education                      Certificate), Thanawiya faniah (Technical Secondary School              Aggregate score range between 16 points to 25 points                                                                                composite score or SAT score (maths plus critical reading plus
                 institution or approved foundation program                                                                                                                      depending on course based on the best 5 subjects selected        NORWAY: Calculated as grade average of final year results          writing) as above.
                                                                                                         Certificate), Thanawiya tijaria (Commercial Secondary School                                                                             of the Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skolen, Examen Artium,
                                                                                                         Certificate), or Thanawiya from an agricultural institute               from 4 core subjects (Chinese, English, Mathematics and                                                                             VIETNAM: Calculated as grade average of years 11 and 12
   Korea         Korea High School Diploma, Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo                                                                                                               Liberal Studies) plus 1 elective:                                Studenteksamen, or Gymnaseksamen.
                 Choreup chung (General High School Diploma), Silopgye                Zimbabwe           Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education
                 Kodung Hakkyo Choreup Chung (Vocational High School
                 Diploma), Diploma from a Specialised High School (Arts, Sport,       The table (above) is a guide to JCU’s minimum academic entry requirements for Bachelor
                 Science or Foreign Languages)                                        degrees. Please contact the JCU Brisbane Admissions Department at
                                                                                      admissions@jcub.edu.au if your country is not listed.
                                                                                      Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree (or part of) in their
                                                                                      home country are also able to apply to study an undergraduate degree at JCU and may
                                                                                      be eligible for credit.                                                                     Degree                    Minimum Requirement for Entry to a Postgraduate Degree

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline; or other qualifications or practical experience as recognised by the Campus

                                                                                                                                                                                                             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.

                                                                                                                                                                                   MIT                       Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline.

                                                                                                                                                                                   MIT-MBA                   Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in an Information Technology discipline.

                                                                                                                                                                                   MITHM                     Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in any discipline.

                                                                                                                                                                                   MITHM-MBA                 Completion of a recognised and appropriate bachelor degree in a business* discipline.

                                                                                                                                                                                 *Business disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Economics, Tourism and Hospitality, or other disciplines where students have
                                                                                                                                                                                 completed study relating to organisational behaviour, business, strategy, marketing, economics, communication and people management.

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