COVID-19 update: This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

What will I learn?

Learn everything you need for a future in business and focus your career path through your choice of 7 majors.

Prepare for a career as a strategic business leader and stay ahead of the game, no matter what the world throws at you.

By the time you graduate, you will have the skills to confidently lead people and innovative projects.

You'll explore the answers to questions such as:

How do group dynamics affect employee behaviour?
How do you manage digital marketing and social media content?
How can I create a start-up venture?
How can businesses make a profit while helping communities?
How can I develop my leadership style from an ethical and socially responsible lens?
How does growth in digital technology and data science drive people analytics and employee engagement?
How can businesses incorporate sustainability into their planning?

You'll study topics including entrepreneurship, human resources, marketing, management and business technologies. You'll discover skills that will allow you to rapidly adapt to changing business environments.

You'll be taught by staff who are leaders in their fields, and who research and consult with industry at the cutting edge.

This program opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Many of our alumni work in leadership positions across a huge range of industries.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This major will show you how to take a new idea to market by building a new business from the ground up.

You'll first be introduced to basic principles of innovation and entrepreneurship, including the entrepreneurial mindset and process. Then you'll apply this knowledge in practical courses on digital innovation, social entrepreneurship and growth strategies, as well as technology and innovation management.

Through leadership development you will become a resourceful, creative and resilient innovation leader who delivers sustainable commercial and social value. Further extending your skill set, you’ll engage directly in a short placement or consulting project in a startup or commercial partner project.

You’ll also have the option to develop and grow your own business in an incubator or accelerator within the UQ entrepreneurship ecosystem or beyond. These deep immersion experiences will move you closer to commercially viable business solutions while establishing valuable networks with potential partners, investors, entrepreneurs and mentors.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Business development manager
Business analyst
Advertising specialist
Economist
Information systems designer
Human resources adviser
International trade manager
Corporate communications officer
Workplace innovation consultant
Marketing manager

Which department am I in?

Business, Economics and Law

CRICOS

019886A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$42,272.00 (22,62,955) per year
The UQ COVID-19 Offshore Online Study Tuition Fee Rebate is a 12.5 per cent rebate on the tuition fees payable for Semester 1, 2021 by full fee paying international coursework students who are unable to come to Australia due to the Australian government border controls.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected May 2022

More details

Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND,

Queensland,

4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must also provide evidence of completion of the USA High School Diploma. To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills.

For international students

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

The University of Queensland offers below pathways courses for this subject
ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

About The University of Queensland

UQ ranks 46th globally and has increased its standing for the second consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings for 2021.

  • UQ Business is a top business school in the Asia-Pacific
  • 41st globally in business + economics (THE Rankings 2021)
  • UQ law ranks highly and is internationally recognised
  • 8th in hospitality & leisure management (QS 2020 Rankings)