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Associate Degree in Commerce and Business

A further year of supportive study to ensure success.

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Teaching staff at the college are very good and even though at times study may be quite difficult, teachers and learning advisors are there to assist.

Noelene Azalea Kala,
Associate Degree in Commerce and Business

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Duration

1st year entry: 4 trimesters (16 months) or 6 trimesters (24 months)
2nd year entry: 2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes

Trimester 1, 2, 3

Location

Mt Gravatt
Gold Coast

Commerce and Business overview

This two-year program leads to the third year of a Griffith University Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management or Bachelor of Business degree.

If you graduate from the Griffith College Diploma of Commerce or Hotel Management, but haven’t met the requirements to enter the second year of the Griffith University Bachelor of Commerce, International Tourism and Hotel Management or Business, you will have one year of credit towards this Associate Degree.

This means you will have one more year of supportive study within the Associate Degree, helping you successfully transition to further studies at Griffith University.

You will also graduate with an industry-recognised tertiary-level qualification on your CV, when you explore your career opportunities.

Current Fees

Don’t think that you can’t do it, you can do it! There are student mentors, teachers, advisors that are here to help us out.

Choudhury Maanisaad Karim,
Associate Degree in Business and Commerce

Where could this degree take me?

With an Associate Degree in Commerce and Business from Griffith College you could start your journey towards one of the careers below:

  • Accounting
  • International business
  • Hotel and resort management
  • Auditing
  • Managerial accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Taxation
  • Administration management
  • Tourism and event management
  • Airline services
  • Restaurant management
  • Club and recreational facility management
  • Business management

Sample program structure

First year

Eight core courses reflecting the Diploma of Commerce or Hotel Management (80 credit points)

Second year

Eight core, specialist and elective courses (80 credit points)

Specialisations available:

  • Accounting (Mt Gravatt only)
  • Finance (Mt Gravatt only)
  • Human Resource Management (Mt Gravatt only)
  • Management (Mt Gravatt only)
  • International Tourism and Hotel Management (Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast)
Current program structure

I think the teaching style at Griffith College is excellent. It is easy to make appointments to see your teachers or the student support team if you have questions about your work or if you need help with an assignment. The course information is easily accessible through the student portal where you can download the course notes and weekly lesson presentations. It is very convenient to have it all in the one place.

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Pathways to a Griffith University Degree

Domestic students
International students

Duration

1st year entry: 4 trimesters (16 months) or 6 trimesters (24 months)
2nd year entry: 2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes

Trimester 1, 2, 3

Location

Mt Gravatt
Gold Coast
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