Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

As consumer demand for sustainable products and services continues to grow, it has never been more important for businesses to understand the impacts and benefits of sustainable practices. In this double degree, you will learn about key sustainability issues, such as energy, water and waste management, and develop an appreciation of the interrelationships between environmental sustainability and business success. Throughout the degree, you will examine the sustainable use of our natural environment, and graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to find sustainable solutions for business and industry.Environmental Science componentDepending on your chosen major in the environmental science component, you will study topics such as environmental economics and policy, climate change, water resources, biodiversity and species loss, land management and urban environments.Business componentThe business component offers a suite of majors and courses that emphasise how core functions of business and management, such as communication, planning, teamwork, strategy, human resources and self-development, work together and relate to sustainability. You will develop the analytical, communication and decision-making skills needed for work in the business world, and graduate with an understanding of how these skills can be applied in an environmental context.The final year includes a 'capstone' experience, where you will have the option to apply your skills to gain employment-relevant experience through a research project or industry internship.Business majors:Accounting - Extended majorAsian Business - Extended majorAsian EngagementBehavioural ScienceBusiness AnalyticsEconomicsEmployment RelationsEventsFinanceFinancial Crime Investigation and ComplianceFinancial Planning - Extended majorGovernment and International RelationsHuman Resource ManagementInnovation and EntrepreneurshipInternational Business - Extended majorLogistics and Supply Chain ManagementManagementMarketingReal Estate and Property DevelopmentSport ManagementSustainable BusinessTaxationTourism and Travel


  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Biological Systems
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Business Decision-Making
  • Chemistry 1A
  • Chemistry 1B
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Creating Better Business
  • Earth Systems
  • Economics for Decision Making 1
  • Engaging Australia and the Asia-Pacific
  • Environmental Capstone
  • Genetics and Evolutionary Biology
  • Global Environmental Challenges
  • Grand Challenges for Business
  • Intro to Digital and Spatial Analysis
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Legal Issues for Managers
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Management Concepts
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Statistics
  • The Future of Work
  • The Government Business Nexus: Intervening, Lobbying and Responding
  • The Purpose of Business
  • Understanding Australian Cities
  • Why Money Matters
  • Work and Employability
  • Work Integrated Learning Placement

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Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $136,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Gold Coast Campus International: $146,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus International: $146,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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