This program is designed to provide deep specialist knowledge in particular fields of business. Some majors also satisfy the requirements for professional recognition. Content is continually revised to keep abreast of industry requirements. Each discipline study area includes core subject areas essential for the discipline and all study areas assure the graduate attributes required of all business professionals.

Course Fee:

Australian: $57,700
International: $69,200

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 on QUT's 7 point scale; the Accounting major requires a completed recognised Australian or New Zealand bachelor degree in accounting.


Students with an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate discipline will complete 192 credit points (16 units) in their nominated discipline. Students with an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline will complete 144 credit points (12 units) in the same discipline.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Applied finance; Human resource management; Integrated marketing communication; International business; Management; Marketing; Philanthropy and nonprofit studies; Professional accounting; Public relations; Strategic advertising

Further information:

Integrated marketing communication, Marketing, Public relations, and Strategic advertising may be completed online for domestic students.


Accounting: Certain units may assist with preparation for the professional programs offered by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants as part of their respective membership requirements, and for the Chartered Financial Analysts program. Management: Graduates will meet the membership entry requirements for the Australian Institute of Management. Professional Accounting: Graduates meet the academic component of the requirements for enrolment in the professional program offered by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants. Graduates are also eligible for exemptions in the qualifying program for membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Public Relations: This course is accredited by the industry's peak professional association, the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Full time 2 years
Gardens Point No info No Online 4 years
Gardens Point No info No Part time 4 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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