Bachelor of Behavioural Science - Psychology / Bachelor of Business

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This double degree program will prepare students to understand both the business and psychological forces that impact on organisations. Students will graduate with a solid understanding of human behaviour and how to apply this to organisational settings. They will also gain research and business skills that they can apply across a range of organisational and industrial situations. If students are aiming for a managerial career in business, they will develop the broader range of skills necessary to face the increasingly high demands of training and change management. Students can choose to work in various careers in industry and the corporate world such as human resources, finance, marketing and accounting. Graduates develop high-level communication and social skills suitable for careers in counselling, management, training and development. Graduates work in a diverse range of interesting careers, taking on positions such as: organisational change manager, business adviser or human resources manager.

Course Fee:

International: $134,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); and for Accountancy, Finance, Financial planning, Economics and Marketing majors: Maths A,B or C (4, SA)


The course is 384 credit points comprised of 16 Psychology units and 16 Business units (8 core business units and 8 core units from a business major) . Students will complete an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited program of study in Psychology.

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Advertising; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Human resource management; International business; Management; Marketing; Psychology; Public relations

Study Pathways:

Students considering registration with Psychology Board of Australia must also complete an approved fourth year of study in psychology, (e.g. Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology) and a further 2 years of either supervised work experience or completion of an appropriate higher degree (e.g. Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental), Master of Clinical Psychology. Students may be able to claim credit for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors. If students receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, they're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.


Australian Psychological Society. Subject to choice of Business major and units: CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. Account Planning Group Australia, the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association, the Australian Direct Marketing Association, the Communications Council, Youngbloods and nGen. Economics Society of Australia. Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Australian Human Resources Institute, Society of Human Resource Management (USA), Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Training and Development. Australian Institute of Export, the Logistics Association of Australia and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Australian Marketing Institute, the Market Research Society of Australia, the Australian Institute of Management, the American Marketing Association, Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Australian Institute of Export. Public Relations Institute of Australia. Financial Planning Association.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Full time 4 years
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 4 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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