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Discover a career in business in Australia

This program is not recommended for domestic students. Please see Bachelor of Business.

Designed for international students who wish to study via a two semester model and spread out their degree to allow time to travel, work or take a break, this three year means you will study during the January and September semesters of each year only and can complete the Bachelor of Business degree over three years rather than the usual two. 

The unique design of the Bachelor of Business (3 Year Program) provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary foundation in the fundamentals of business that culminates with an innovative two-subject sequence in which students apply what they have learned and develop their entrepreneurial, leadership and teamwork skills by designing and running an actual business. Enrolment in the Bachelor of Business (3 Year Program) also includes access to the Bond Business Commercialisation Centre and the Bond Business Accelerator that collectively offer a broad array of tools, networking opportunities, mentoring by industry and academic experts and other resources to encourage and support those students interested in furthering their entrepreneurial development.

Take your idea from the classroom to the boardroom

Bond Business Accelerator

The Bond Business Accelerator (BBA) is the ultimate incubator for early stage start-ups, combining the essential ingredients of formal training, practical skills, high level mentoring and investor introductions that will transform your idea into a fully-fledged commercial entity. Learn more

Key features

  • Meet the right people at Bond Business School’s networking events, speaker series, pitch nights, demo days and more.
  • Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support.
  • Bond Business degrees are internationally recognised and accredited worldwide.

About the program

Designed for students who wish to study via a two-semester model, this three-year program means you will study during the January and September semesters of each year only and will complete the degree over three years rather than the usual two.

The Bachelor of Business prepares students for a variety of possible career paths by offering a broad range of advanced study options. Show more

Designed for students who wish to study via a two-semester model, this three-year program means you will study during the January and September semesters of each year only and will complete the degree over three years rather than the usual two.

The Bachelor of Business prepares students for a variety of possible career paths by offering a broad range of advanced study options. These options include Entrepreneurship and Innovation, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing Communication and Tourism Management. All students complete a major from one of these options, but may also choose to add a second major, a minor, or create a tailored set of subjects from across the university to complete their degree. Students are encouraged to complete an internship, study abroad opportunities or a study tour to further augment this highly experiential program. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration9 semesters (3 years)
Starting semesters
  • September 2017
  • January 2018
  • September 2018
Program typeBachelors Degree
Study areaBusiness and Commerce
Program codeBN-10027
CRICOS code077409E
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The Bachelor of Business (3 Year Program) is a broad-based qualification accepted nationally and internationally by leading employers in a wide range of corporate disciplines. Graduates often attain roles in:

  • Advertising
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Research

The Bachelor of Business program comprises 24 subjects, as follows:

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

University core subjects (3)

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

Faculty core subjects (9)

Major (6)

You must complete either one of the Business majors.

Electives (6)

Students must choose six (6) elective subjects of which at least three (3) must come from the Bond Business School subject list. You are also encouraged to complete a second major or minor to diversify your skills and enhance your employability.

Second Major

Any major from the Bond Business School is available for a second major. Please note that when choosing a second major that due to the structure of some majors a full sequence of subjects cannot be provided for full accreditation. i.e Accounting and Actuarial Science. Please discuss with the Enrolment and Student Engagement Officer in the Student Business Centre if uncertain of choices. 

Minors

A minor is a set of subjects that are sufficient to establish proficiency in a discipline without having to take all of the subjects that a major would take. All minors in the Bond Business School are available to Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Actuarial Science students.

A list of Majors and Minors is available here

Students may also choose one of the following opportunities to use one or more of your elective subjects or part of a Major to have an international experience or an Internship opportunity provided you meet the requirements. Please discuss with the Enrolment and Student Engagement Officer in the Student Business Centre.   

  • Study Tour
    The Study Tour requires approval from the Faculty. (Please note that Additional Costs are associated with this subject).
  • Business Internship
    The Internship requires a GPA credit average and requires approval from the Faculty with an application to the Career Development Centre.
  • Special Topic
    The Special Topic is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires Program Director's approval.
Important note for first semester students

You will be registered in the Bond Business Mentoring Program designed for all new undergraduate students; please be advised the first scheduled gathering is in the Bond Business School orientation, If you require further information please email [email protected]  

The total program fees for the Bachelor of Business (3 Year Program) are:

  • $100,920
  • $101,928

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.

The following table provides comparative information for those students admitted into this program wholly or partly on the basis of OP/ATAR in January semester 2017.

ATAR based offers only, across all offer roundsATAR (OP in QLD)
(Excluding adjustment factors)
Selection Rank
(ATAR/OP plus any adjustment factors)
Highest rank to receive an offerOP1/ATAR 9999
75th percentile rank to receive an offerOP6/ATAR 87.8588
Median percentile rank to receive an offerOP11/ATAR 73.975
25th percentile rank to receive an offerOP12/ATAR 72.7572
Lowest rank to receive an offerOP19/ATAR 47.460

Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at Bond University in the January semester 2017.

International Secondary School students

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

Alternative entry pathways

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

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

For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.

English language proficiency requirements

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

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

Bond University calendar

How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

Business majors

Complete six subjects from one of the following majors:

You must complete the following three subjects:

Plus three subjects from the following options:

Program variations

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