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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelors of Business Management / Economics

With this dual program, you'll be prepared to lead, develop and grow businesses across all sectors of the economy. You'll learn to think like an economist and understand how people make decisions, how markets operate and how the world works.

This dual program allows you to combine specific business management studies with an area of study in the Bachelor of Economics.

During your business studies, you'll hear from industry guest lecturers, examine real-life case studies and undertake projects, placements and internships with leading businesses. With course content developed in close collaboration with UQ industry partners, you'll study topics including accounting, economics, law, marketing, business information systems and strategy.

The Bachelor of Economics will teach you how to question, analyse, model and predict behaviour. Economics is central to decision-making in business, markets, trade, government, health, and a range of other areas. You'll complete a list of compulsory courses that will build your knowledge about key economic principles, theories and tools. You'll study topics including microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and more.

You'll graduate from one of the largest, most influential and most prestigious schools for economics in Australia. The school is home to more than 70 staff, including experts in energy and climate change, productivity and efficiency analysis, and development economics.

Program highlights

  • Take advantage of UQ's strong industry collaborations and gain experience through initiatives including executive shadowing and individual placements.
  • Study at one of the largest, most influential and most prestigious schools for economics in Australia.
  • Join one of the world's top business schools and learn from award-winning research and industry experts.
  • Open up opportunities for a wide range of change-making careers in the public, private and not-for-profit sector.

Majors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Advertising
  • Business and Industry
  • Business Information Systems
  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Natural Resources and Environment
  • Quantitative Methods

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

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:

  • Investment analyst
  • Economic consultant
  • Economics, policy and social analyst
  • Business systems planner
  • Business development manager
  • Business management consultant
  • International trade manager
  • Corporate banking analyst
  • Product manager
  • Policy evaluation officer

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Prerequisites
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)

 

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