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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelors of Business Management / Journalism

With a combination business and journalism skills, you'll be prepared for a career in media, online content, publishing, communications, public relations and more.

This dual program will give you the business skills and self-confidence to succeed. You'll learn how to confidently lead people and projects, and how to work as a creative journalist.

Journalism and digital media have never been so exciting, with new frontiers in researching and publishing leading to all kinds of opportunities.

In your business degree you'll study topics like accounting, economics, marketing and strategy, while building an understanding of the fundamentals of journalism and media.

With strong business and communication skills, you'll be prepared for a wide range of careers in journalism, media, digital content, media relations, and more. 

Program highlights

  • Gain an understanding of business and media industries in one dual degree program.
  • Benefit from applied projects, real-life case studies and guest lectures by industry experts.
  • Take advantage of opportunities for placements and internships with leading businesses.
  • Develop in-demand skills in field recording and camerawork, editing, publishing and distribution.

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

  • Advertising
  • Business Economics
  • Business Information Systems
  • 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.


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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:

  • Copywriter
  • Account manager
  • Public relations officer
  • Corporate communications officer
  • Social media manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Business development specialist
  • Marketing manager
  • Sales manager
  • Managing director

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) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).


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