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What will I learn?

Bachelor of Business

Our business degree equips you to confidently enter the modern business world. It combines key business research and contemporary business best practice, and sets demanding standards to create your future career options.

Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.

Graduate with deep knowledge and experience in your chosen major, equipping you as a professional in your chosen discipline. You can study accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Graduates of the business and professional communication double degree can find careers as media or entertainment producers, public relations consultants or international business specialists.

Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication)

This course prepares you for communication roles across a broad range of professional settings in small and large organisations. In addition to the high-level professional writing skills required by employers, you will develop knowledge and experience in a range of areas.

These include organisational communication such as strategic speech writing and delivery, and persuasive writing, including the role of rhetoric in contemporary communications and important societal debates.

The course is taught by highly experienced communicators and scholars. Visits and lectures from industry, work integrated learning placements and projects, and international study options will provide you with real-world experience and contacts.

You will graduate with advanced writing and communication competence - a rare skill keenly sought by employers - as well as practical industry knowledge and networks.

Graduates can work as professional writers and editors in corporate, government, community and freelance capacities. Opportunities exist as corporate writers, scriptwriters, reviewers, travel writers, feature writers, editors, journalists, publishers, media workers and teachers.

Highlights

Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.
Graduate with advanced writing and communication competence as well as practical industry knowledge and networks.
Be taught by highly experienced communicators and scholars. Visits and lectures from industry, work integrated learning placements and projects, and international study options will provide you with real-world experience and contacts.
Find a career as a media or entertainment producer, public relations consultant or international business specialist.

Career outcomes

You will graduate with advanced writing and communication competence - a rare skill keenly sought by employers - as well as practical industry knowledge and networks. Graduates can work as professional writers and editors in corporate, government, community and freelance capacities. Your skills support careers in leadership and management in the private sector or as international business specialists.

Possible careers

Accountant
Advertising Professional
Communication Strategist
Economist
Editor
Financial Advisor/Analyst
Human Resource Manager
International Business Specialist
Manager
Marketing Officer/Manager
Media Producer
Public Relations Officer/Consultant

Which department am I in?

QUT Business School

CRICOS

096579G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,600.00 (17,45,182) per year

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

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus,

2 George Street,

BRISBANE CITY,

Queensland,

4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,600.00 (17,45,182) per year

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

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Venue

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road,

KELVIN GROVE,

Queensland,

4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an aggregate score of 28. IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 6.0; Pearson PTE (Academic) - Overall 58, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 50; TOEFL iBT - Overall 79, Listening Reading -16; Writing - 21; Speaking - 18. Cambridge Advanced English Score - Overall 176, Listening Reading Writing Speaking - 169.

For international students

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

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

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About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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