Bachelor of Business
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens PointOnline

Course outline

The Bachelor of Business is uniquely designed to inspire you to realise your full potential, to think entrepreneurially and to ethically and sustainably shape the future of 21st century business. Early in the course, you will develop core business capabilities including critical thinking, professional communication, digital and technological fluency, teamwork, and global citizenship. You then undertake focused and authentic study in your chosen business discipline, engaging with the real world of business through work-integrated learning, projects and placements to ignite your professional career. The course is structured to promote flexibility, encouraging you to integrate international study, languages, and other learning experiences to maximise your personal career readiness.

QUT Year 12 Early Offer Scheme: If you’re a current Queensland Year 12 student, you may be eligible to receive an offer to study at QUT on 18 November, before receiving your ATAR or selection rank. For more course information, visit Year 12 Early Offer Scheme at QUT.

QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 84.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Business at QUT.


Study your way – study on campus or online, or try a blended approach. Some units may have specific times you need to be online, or physical attendance for a study block, placement or exams. Part-time on-campus students should note daytime attendance may be required. Check the course information for more detail.


Accounting; advertising; behavioural economics; economics; entrepreneurship and innovation; finance; financial planning; human resource management; international business; management; marketing; public relations. Second study areas include: business regulations; forensics; integrated marketing communication; languages.

Combined diploma/degrees

You can combine this course with one of the QUT Diplomas in Business, Entrepreneurship, or Esports . For more course information, visit QUT College Diplomas.

It can also be combined with the following courses at TAFE Qld – Greater Brisbane: Diploma of Accounting TAFE Qld.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); and for accounting, behavioural economics, economics, finance, financial planning, and marketing majors – General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

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Career opportunities

Accountant, economist, human resource manager, manager, finance, financial planner, advertising, marketing, public relations, international business.


Accounting: the accounting major combined with units in the Bachelor of Business course meets the academic requirements for CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants and enrolment in their respective professional programs. Economics: Meet the academic requirements for associate membership of Economic Society of Australia. Finance: meet the academic requirements for associate membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Australian Securities and Investments Commission Financial planning: the financial planning major combined with units in the Bachelor of Business course meets the education requirements for membership with Financial Planning Association of Australia and is an approved degree with the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority. Marketing: Australian Marketing Institute, Chartered Institute of Marketing. Public relations: Public Relations Institute of Australia.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$14970 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time, Online learning
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time or 3-6 years Online learning