Bachelor of Business (Dean's Scholars)
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens PointOnline

Course outline

The Bachelor of Business (Dean’s Scholar)is a 3-year course with an academic scholarship leading into an additional year of Honours study. The Bachelor of Business course is uniquely designed to inspire you to realise your full potential, to think entrepreneurially, and to ethically and sustainably shape the future of twenty-first 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 and research in your chosen business discipline, engaging with the real world of business through work-integrated learning, projects and placements to ignite your professional career. Additional Honours study provides high-achieving students with analytical, theoretical and empirical skills that differentiate you from other graduates.

Subject to maintaining course and GPA requirements, Dean’s Scholars students receive a scholarship of up to $20,000 paid over the duration of the course.

The QUT Offer Guarantee does not apply to this course.

Selection ranks: You will be considered solely on the basis of your ATAR or selection rank from your ATAR or Australian IB Diploma completed in 2022 or 2021. Other qualifications and experiences may be allocated selection ranks for entry to other QUT courses, but will not be considered for this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Business (Dean’s Scholars) at QUT.


You will first be enrolled in the Bachelor of Business and you can choose to study either on-campus (internal) and/or online. Upon completion of the degree you will be automatically offered the Bachelor of Business (Honours) which is solely taught on-campus.


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; language.

Other requirements

You must maintain a GPA of 5.5 throughout your studies to retain the scholarship. Advanced standing is not permitted except for START QUT.

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; No prior study

Additional entry requirements

You must be a 2022 Australian ATAR or IB Diploma Year 12 student or a student returning from a gap year (ie undertaken no further study or work experience) who completed your ATAR or IB Diploma Year 12 education in Australia in 2021.

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

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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, financial advisor, advertising professional, marketing officer/manager, public relations officer/consultant, international business specialist.


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. Advertising: Account Planning Group Australia; Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association; Australian Direct Marketing Association; Communications Council; Youngbloods and nGen. Meet the academic requirements for associate membership of Economics: Economic Society of Australia; meet the academic requirements for Finance: 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. International business: Australian Institute of Export; Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia; Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Australasia. Marketing: Australian Marketing Institute. Chartered Institute of Marketing Public relations: Public Relations Institute of Australia.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$15150 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Online learning
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 3 years Online learning