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Bachelor of Business Management (Honours)

Overview

Gain a competitive edge in business with an honours degree that will hone your outstanding academic abilities and superior analytical skills.

The Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) is a one-year program that will teach you how to undertake research relevant to business now and in the future.

You'll push the boundaries and develop high-level skills as you learn and work towards completing your thesis, with research conducted in a field you're passionate about.

Throughout the journey, you'll be supported by a supervisor of your choosing who will help you develop a study plan, discuss your progress and provide feedback. 

Location
St Lucia
Duration
1 Year (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (24 Feb, 2020), Semester 2 (3 Aug, 2020)
Program Code
2129
AQF
Level 8
Location
St Lucia
Fees
A$42272 (indicative per year)
Duration
1 Year
Start Semester
Semester 1 (24 Feb, 2020), Semester 2 (3 Aug, 2020)
Program Code
2129
CRICOS Code
081749F
AQF
Level 8

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Learn how to successfully design and conduct research projects relevant to business.
  • Use your knowledge to write a thesis that can define your future in research or consulting.
  • Be prepared to stand out as a leader in your field or pursue further postgraduate studies.

1 in Queensland for business and management studies

QS World University Rankings 2020

55 in the world for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars

What you'll study

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Business controller
  • Research administration officer
  • Relationship manager
  • Enterprise business development manager
  • Chief financial officer
  • Investment adviser
  • Digital analyst
  • Implementation consultant

Next steps after graduation

Students who earn Class I or Class IIA Honours also qualify for most PhD programs across Australia, and some internationally, including programs in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Honours graduates have found employment at high-levels, both in Australia and internationally, including roles at multinational companies, start-ups, governments, aid organisations and research institutions.

Graduates enjoy a particularly high rate of employment in management and marketing consulting, and market research.

Professional memberships

When you graduate, you may be eligible for memberships with the following professional organisations. Contact the organisation to find out how to become a member.

  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australian Institute of Valuers and Land Economists
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Economic Society of Australia
  • Real Estate Institute of Queensland

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol for honours, a student must complete the Bachelor of Business Management program requirements or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5.

Prerequisites

To enrol for honours, a student must complete the Bachelor of Business Management program requirements or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5.

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

Learn more about English language requirements

Student visas

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

Learn more about student visas

Fees and Scholarships

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Learn more about financial aid

Indicative annual fee

AUD $42,272

Indicative annual fee 2020

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) for the 2020 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis. All fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about undergraduate fees

HECS-HELP

Domestic places in the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) are Commonwealth Supported. This means the cost of your education is shared between you and the Australian Government.

Instead of tuition fees, Commonwealth Supported students pay what are called student contribution amounts.

HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their student contribution amounts.

Learn more about HECS-HELP

Centrelink support

Indicative annual fee

AUD $11,155

Indicative annual fee 2020 Commonwealth supported place

This indicative annual fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP) in the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) for the 2020 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units over two semesters).

Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses and their unit value. The Australian Government indexes fees each year.

Learn more about undergraduate fees

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Applying online

All international applications should be submitted to UQ. If you prefer, you can use an approved UQ agent in your country. 

The program code for the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) is 2129

Find out more about applying for honours study 

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Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.
  • Please note that all applications will be considered after the closing date.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • Please note, the closing date for Honours can vary between Schools. Please refer to the relevant School website for further information.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

Contact the ATSIS Unit