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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours)

Tailor your degree to suit your career goals with the choice of eight majors plus an industry placement.

This program is suited to high-achieving students who want to gain the skills to succeed in the complex and fast-paced business world.

We only accept a small group of students each year who get to experience a unique and personal education run by internationally respected industry experts and teachers.

Honours is awarded to all graduates of this program, which means you will have a globally recognised degree that will stand out in a competitive job market. 

Program highlights

  • Study with a small, motivated and high-achieving class group who have ambitions for leadership roles in business, the community or academia.
  • Learn how to engage with your customers and employees, use analytics to understand markets, and design, measure and assess financial and business decisions.
  • Choose either a professional pathway and study up to 3 majors, or choose a research pathway if you want to prepare for a PhD.
  • Our business academics have been awarded some of Australia's highest accolades, including ANZMAC Distinguished Marketing Educator Award, and numerous Australian Government citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

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

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Marketing

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.


  • Feb Deadline: Nov
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process


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:

  • Finance manager
  • Business intelligence consultant
  • Business systems analyst
  • International logistics adviser
  • Business entrepreneur
  • Financial crime analyst
  • Leadership development coordinator
  • Trade specialist
  • Marketing automation specialist
  • Auditor

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.

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B; plus two of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics C or Physics, at least one of which must be Chemistry or Physics.

View the Prerequisites guide for more information about subject equivalents for interstate high schools, overseas high schools, university subjects and pathways and bridging programs.

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