The program aims to provide international students with a solid foundation in business studies while at the same time improving their academic language skills. The Diploma, which has intakes for international students in February, June and October, enables students who achieve the required grades, to receive one year's credit and be guaranteed a place in the QUT Bachelor of Business program.

Course Fee:

International: $22,770

Entry Requirements:

Completion of senior high school; IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score less than 5.0; or TOEFL iBT Overall score of 69 (at least 18 in writing and reading and 17 in listening and speaking); or successful completion of the QUT EAP program or equivalent


The course consists of 6 compulsory units in business and 2 Professional Communication units. The business units are core units of the QUT Bachelor of Business degree.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Students who successfully complete this program progress to the second year of the QUT Bachelor of Business degree. They are eligible for 8 units (2 semesters) of credit in the Bachelor of Business. Students who have previously successfully completed tertiary level study in the required units may be eligible for credit.

Further information:

This course is only available to international students.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Full time 1 year

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).

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