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Bachelors of Business Management / Science

Overview

Combine two dynamic areas in this dual degree with industry-focused studies in business and science.

Take on the future with a deep understanding of both business management and science.

You'll study a range of compulsory courses that cover the business world, from accounting, economics, law and marketing, to business information systems, strategy and more.

You'll also challenge how you think when you study science. We offer one of the biggest science programs in Australia, with more than 40 areas available.

Each area will develop your scientific knowledge and practical skills, and you'll study subjects that suit your interests and goals.

Location
St Lucia
Duration
4 Years (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021), Semester 2 (26 Jul, 2021)
QTAC Code
710501
Program Code
2442
AQF
Level 7
Location
St Lucia
Fees
A$44128 (indicative per year)
Duration
4 Years
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021), Semester 2 (26 Jul, 2021)
QTAC Code
710501
Program Code
2442
CRICOS Code
098333B
AQF
Level 7

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Equip yourself with the skills and self-confidence to effectively manage a wide range of environments.
  • Develop your interdisciplinary knowledge and abilities.
  • Choose to study one or two majors from a wide range of options.

2 in Australia for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

23 in the world for hospitality and leisure management

QS World University Rankings 2020

Majors

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

  • Advertising
  • Archaeological Science
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics

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. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Marketing manager
  • Historical archaeology consultant
  • Clinical pathologist
  • Research director
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Data analyst
  • Analytical chemist
  • Software engineer
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Food technologist

Graduate salary

Business and management (undergraduate)

$55K–$57K

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Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry score

Check the minimum entry scores for the individual programs. You must meet the higher score.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).

Entry score threshold

OPRankIB
98230

These are the lowest adjusted scores we made an offer to in Semester 1, 2020. Entry scores are based on the most recent Semester 1 intake and are updated in April each year. Meeting the threshold doesn't guarantee admission.

ATAR scores: See QTAC's OP to ATAR conversions (PDF) for a rough guide to equivalent ATARs.

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.

 

There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Need help meeting the entry requirements?

We can help you meet the minimum entry score, subject prerequisites or English language requirements for your preferred program.

If you haven't studied the prerequisites or need to improve your entry score, we can help.

Learn about pathway options

Entry score range

This table shows the range of entry scores for recent secondary students offered a place in the B Business Mgmt/B Science for Semester 1, 2020

Without adjustmentsWith adjustments
Highest2 / 971 / 99
Median7 / 887 / 88
Lowest11 / 779 / 82

Who you'll study with

Here's a snapshot of our student intake for this program in Semester 1, 2020:

Applicant backgroundNumber of studentsPercentage of all students

(A) Higher education study

750%

(B) Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

00%

(C) Work and life experience

00%
(D) Recent secondary education
  • Admitted solely on the basis of OP
642.86%
  • Admitted where OP and additional criteria were considered
00%
  • Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP was not a factor
00%

International students

<5<5

Total

14100%

"<5" — The number of students is less than 5.
N/A — Students not accepted in this category.
N/P — Not published. The number is hidden to protect the privacy of students in other cells.

Student visas

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Bachelors of Business Management/Science 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

Majors

Majors

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

Advertising

Advertising opens up opportunities to business professionals with a creative side.

As a student in this major, you'll study both advertising and media while developing the business, analytical and creative skills needed to work in a highly competitive industry.

You'll learn about consumer behaviour, media planning and buying, and gain experience in the creative design and development of campaigns.

This major will prepare you for a career in media, at advertising agencies, as media buyers, and in marketing departments across a huge range of industries.

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Archaeological Science

Science plays a hugely important role in archaeology.

In this major, you'll study areas including geography, earth sciences, biology and psychology, and develop practical scientific skills.

Career paths lead to roles in mining and resources, environment and heritage, law enforcement, museums, government departments and education.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Explore the chemical basis of life with this fascinating major.

You'll study the molecular events that control all living things and also learn about what goes wrong in certain disease states.

You can use this knowledge in everything from medicine and health to agriculture, the environment or biotechnology.

Career paths lead to some of the most exciting and challenging roles in science and medicine, from working in laboratories, hospitals or government agencies to research and development.

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Bioinformatics

More industries are embracing genetic technologies. Study Bioinformatics and help shape the way we manage our health and environment.

Gain specialised knowledge in statistics, data management, computer programming, genomics, and molecular biology.

You’ll apply your scientific expertise and technical skills to translate complex biological data into meaningful information. Your insights may lead to new innovations or discoveries.

Majoring in Bioinformatics will kick start your career as a bioinformatician, clinical data manager, geneticist, research scientist or biomedical computer scientist.

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Biomedical Science

Learn how to diagnose medical conditions and also better ways to treat, cure and prevent them.

In this major, you'll study the mechanisms of the human body and understand human disease and its control.

You'll study biological sciences in the first two years and then choose a specialised area of study in your third year. These areas include physiology, pharmacology, human genetics, neuroscience, human immunology and infectious diseases.

Career paths lead to positions in industry, government, not-for-profit organisations, or academia.

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Biophysics (Dual Major)

Biophysics sits at the crossroads of biology, physics and chemistry.

As a student in this major, you'll study core courses that cover areas like physics, chemistry, neuroscience, physiology, biochemistry and structural biology.

Graduates gain interdisciplinary training, which means you can adapt to a variety of working environments, from universities and research centres to industry and government.

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Business Economics

Business Economics is for anyone who wants to work in strategy, financial planning, economics or business analysis.

It also develops useful skills for marketing, purchasing and human resource management.

You'll learn about growth strategies, modelling, forecasting, scenario planning, demand analysis, pricing policies, competitive strategies, capital budgeting, investment and cost-benefit analysis.

This major will prepare you for a career in banking, financial services, consultancy or public sector organisations.

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Business Information Systems

Learn about the relationship between business and technology, with a focus on the role played by information systems in large organisations.

You'll develop skills in areas like data analytics, business analysis, information security and process improvement.

By the end of your studies, you'll be ready to provide advice about how technologies and systems can be used to improve business operations.

This major will prepare you for a career in a huge range of industries. Typical roles include business analyst, technology consultant or data analyst.

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Chemical Sciences (Dual Major)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of chemical science, which explores the strong connections between chemistry and the biological sciences, materials sciences and nano-science.

Career paths lead to positions in pharmaceutical and medical research, biotechnology, materials manufacturing or research and development.

View

Chemistry

Be prepared for the future of chemistry and all it entails with this forward-thinking major.

You'll learn about synthetic and polymer chemistry, computational and surface chemistry and how they apply in our ever changing world.

This major leads to a broad range of career opportunities such as environmental, analytical and research chemists, or roles in private companies, councils, state and federal governments.

View

Computational Sc and Biochem & Molecular Biol (Dual Major)

Explore the overlapping fields of biochemistry and molecular biology in a dual major that will teach you how to construct realistic mathematical models and simulations, perform quantitative analysis of scientific problems using computers, and much more.

You can find work in computational modelling in a range of industries, or work as a research biochemist or molecular biologist in pharmaceutical development laboratories in universities or research institutes.

View

Computational Science and Biomedical Science (Dual Major)

Make your contribution to improving world health with this challenging yet rewarding dual major.

As part of your study, you'll learn why and how processing large amounts of data and creating accurate models is essential to understanding human health and disease.

A major in Biomedical Science is an established pathway for graduate entry to the Doctor of Medicine and other health programs. Combined with computational modelling, you can forge a career in diagnostic or research laboratories; biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and government departments.

View

Computational Science and Chemistry (Dual Major)

Like to use powerful supercomputers to better understand and predict the structures and reactivities of molecules?

In this dual major, you'll learn how to perform quantitative analysis of scientific problems using computers, and develop skills to solve real challenges in the chemical sciences.

This dual major can lead to careers in government or advisory organisations, research and/or inventor where you will apply your theoretical expertise and innovation to complex problems and the creation of new technologies.

View

Computational Science and Computer Science (Dual Major)

Discover and learn more with this dual major that provides insights into the science of computers, as well as science with computers.

You'll also examine areas including software, information systems and management, artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction.

Career paths lead to roles within the health and scientific industries, retail industries, government sectors.

View

Computational Science and Ecology (Dual Major)

How does the biosphere respond to the effects of human activity?

With this dual major you can create computer programs to better help environmental management, and develop new skills to solve major problems in ecology.

Career paths can lead to roles in computational modelling in a range of industries such as government, private sector, environmental impact assessment consultancies or postgraduate study.

View

Computational Science and Genetics (Dual Major)

Be involved in just some of the processes leading to exciting discoveries in areas as diverse as human medicine, agriculture, conservation biology and biotechnology.

You could also contribute to solving significant challenges in genetics.

Combined with computational modelling graduates can find work in industries ranging from ecology and genome research, diagnostic or research laboratories to medicine and agriculture. 

View

Computational Science and Geographical Sciences (Dual Major)

Learn how to plan for sustainable futures in both natural and built environments with this compelling dual major.

You'll covers climate change and its major effects, such as water scarcity and the planet's loss of biodiversity.

This dual major sees graduates in high demand for roles in natural resource management, national parks and wildlife conservation, ecotourism, planning the delivery of human services, environmental consultancy, environmental monitoring and pollution control, teaching and research, meteorology and Geographic Information Systems.

View

Computational Science and Geological Sciences (Dual Major)

There are many aspects to this dual major.

They include understanding how advanced modelling techniques can ensure the responsible use of natural resources, and how quantitative analysis of scientific problems with computers can solve geological issues.

Career paths can lead to analysing and simulating data in resource and engineering companies, as international contractors, or in government or research agencies as geoscientists, hydrologists, geophysicists, or environmental planners.

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Computational Science and Marine Science (Dual Major)

UQ has the largest marine research facilities of any Australian tertiary institution.

This dual major lets you combine the exploration and understanding of unique marine environments with learning state-of-the-art technologies.

Graduates can seek job opportunities in engineering and consulting companies, fishing and aquaculture industries, food technology, marine parks, ecotourism, marine resource development, marine science institutes, museums, oil companies, pharmacology, teaching, universities and wildlife conservation.

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Computational Science and Mathematics (Dual Major)

Imagine if you could predict the behaviour of financial markets, or simulate the origins of our universe?

Anything's possible as you learn how to construct realistic mathematical models and simulations, and perform quantitative analysis of scientific challenges using computers.

This dual major leads to a broad range of career opportunities in operational research or financial mathematics in banking, finance, insurance and risk management, and in industries such as environmental, physical and biomedical sciences, engineering, defence, teaching, research, animation, or transport and logistics.

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Computational Science and Microbiology (Dual Major)

Microbiology continues to pose big questions for science, with many answers now found by being able to analyse large amounts of data.

In this dual major, you'll learn how sophisticated computers can help explain the almost invisible world of microscopic living organisms.

Graduates typically work in universities, biotechnology companies, and agricultural, medical and veterinary institutes, the food and beverage industry, hospitals or government agencies.

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Computational Science and Physics (Dual Major)

Make your contribution to the fields of nanotechnology, quantum technology and bio-photonics by undertaking this dual major.

The skills you learn and develop could provide new insights into a range of physics problems.

Career paths can lead to roles within education, finance, engineering, computing, government research and management, science communication, the health and medical sector.

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Computational Science and Plant Science (Dual Major)

The study of plant science contributes to areas of major importance, including sustainable food, global warming and alternative fuels.

With this dual major, the natural world meets computer power to unearth new scientific solutions.

You will be in demand by employers such as universities, government departments, research institutes, laboratories, seed companies, mining companies, nurseries, landscape designers and environmental consultants.

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Computational Science and Psychology (Dual Major)

Can computers understand how the brain creates and retrieves memories?

Learn about developing realistic mathematical models and simulations using computers which can provide answers to a broad range of questions in psychology.

A combination of computational science and psychology studies provides a competitive edge in professions such as human resources, mental health, counselling and corrective services.

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Computational Science and Statistics (Dual Major)

Learn from history to shape the future.

This dual major teaches how statistics can help us better understand and deal with chance and uncertainty through the design, collection, analysis and interpretation of numerical information.

You will be in high demand in business, industry and government, working in quality control, and product development and improvement. There are also excellent employment opportunities in many scientific, medical, environmental, defence and agricultural agencies.

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Computational Science and Zoology (Dual Major)

Climate change could affect animal evolution and diversity.

Take more than a stand on the issue by taking on this dual major and developing skills which address and provide answers to world problems in zoology.

Graduates can seek roles in laboratories, government, national parks, museums, zoos and conservation authorities, with medical laboratories and in education institutions.

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Computer Science

Computer scientists discover and develop new ways for computers to operate.

As a field, Computer Science predates modern computing, and encompasses everything from the design of hardware through to the development of algorithms and programming languages. 

Career paths can lead to employment in health and scientific industries, retail industries, finance and commerce sectors and government sectors.

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Ecology

Discover how organisms interact with each other and their environments.

Study areas include behavioural and physiological ecology, conservation, landscape and evolutionary ecology. Field trips are an important part of this major. 

Graduates typically work for government departments and agencies, private industry,  community and non-government organisations.

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Food Science and Nutrition (Dual Major)

Take a scientific approach to the study of food.

You'll learn every aspect of the food system, from farming, processing and distribution to how food is selected, consumed and influences health.

Food is the largest industry in the world, so graduates can work almost anywhere in nutrition, food science and technology, education, research and development.

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Food Science and Technology

Help to develop improved food products for the world's growing population.

Food science and technology is a highly interdisciplinary field that teaches you about the physical, microbiological and chemical makeup of food, and how to apply your knowledge in the industry.

Graduates can gain employment in technical and scientific food manufacturing industries, or develop new foods, processes and packaging to optimise food quality.

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Genetics

Increasingly, doctors and scientists are using genetic information to diagnose, treat, prevent and cure illnesses.

You'll learn how genetic information can contribute to understanding disease and lead to the development of personalised medicine.

Career paths for geneticists are some of the broadest available, ranging from ecology to research, medicine and agriculture.

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Geographical Sciences

Explore the study of spatial patterns of physical and human phenomena at local, national and global scales.

Blending theory with real-world experience, you’ll learn to apply geographical information science (GIS) software and remote-sensing technologies for data analysis, data modelling and developing map visualisations.

We broaden your critical-thinking and teach you how to apply GIS to solve key environmental, societal or planning issues faced in today’s modern world.

You’ll be equipped to pursue a broad range of career opportunities, including roles in natural resource management, national parks and wildlife conservation.

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Geological Sciences

Learn scientific techniques to sustainably manage the Earth’s minerals, energy sources or natural resources.

You’ll learn how remote-sensing technologies and geographical information science (GIS) software are used for field mapping, data analysis, and data modeling.

Study mineral and rock analysis, economic geology, mining geology, energy resources, environmental geology, marine geology, palaeobiology or geochemistry. You’ll develop and apply your knowledge through practical laboratory experience, fieldwork, and specialised seminars.

You’ll be equipped to kick-start your career in the mining sector, natural resource management, and exploration for energy resources or environmental planning with engineering companies.

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Human Resources

This major focuses on all aspects of people management.

You'll study topics including employment relations and workplace conflict, selection and recruitment, organisational change, and leadership.

You'll learn about Australian and international industrial relations and develop skills in communication and contract negotiation.

This major will prepare you for a career as an HR manager or consultant in a huge range of industries.

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International Business

This major will prepare you to work in any business with global operations, or any business that wants to expand.

You'll learn how local conditions can affect global business operations.

Plus you'll study key issues including international trade and investment, international marketing, and how firms operate when they engage in international business, finance and strategy.

This major will prepare you for a career in a huge range of businesses, government agencies or trade associations.

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Marine Biology (Extended Major)

Field activity and study combine to make this an exciting major.

You'll use ecology, zoology, botany and genetics to examine aquatic life from the ocean to wetlands, and learn about ecological and environmental protection strategies.

This major can lead to work in research and education, aquaculture industries, wildlife conservation and ecotourism.

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Marine Science

Dive into the scientific study of our oceans and coastal habitats.

Courses cover areas such as ecology, genetics and plant biology, zoology, marine invertebrates and coral reefs.

Marine scientists work in various fields, including teaching, fisheries laboratories, marine parks, planning and management, museums and universities.

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Marketing

This major covers everything you need to know about marketing.

You'll study marketing strategy and customer behaviour, including how personality, lifestyle and culture affect purchasing decisions.

Also, you'll get to study your choice of topics from market research, brand management, sales and accounts, and product management.

A semester-long industry placement (100 hours) will give you insight into the operations of a large business and the realities of organisational settings. This major will prepare you to work in a huge range of marketing teams in industries including tourism, arts and entertainment, sales and retail, and not-for-profit agencies.

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Mathematics

This major offers more than 30 different courses to suit different interests and career goals.

Prerequisite courses include essential topics, with higher-level courses covering mathematical analysis, probability bioinformatics, mathematical biology and many other subjects.

Graduates go on to research positions at universities, government agencies and private companies. There are also opportunities in banking, finance, insurance and risk management.

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Microbiology

Study in this increasingly important area and you'll learn about immune recognition, vaccine design, infectious disease, microbial biotechnology and parasitology.

You'll also understand the importance of microbiology in environmental, agricultural and industrial settings.

Microbiology can open up careers in research with universities and biotechnology companies, medical and veterinary institutes, along with roles in forensics, biosecurity and quarantine.

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Physics

Undertake this major and you can choose to concentrate on theoretical or experimental studies, such as the nature of time or the origin of the universe.

Or you may decide to apply your knowledge to practical areas and develop advanced materials, electronic and optical devices.

The analytical and problem-solving skills you develop can take you into sectors including education, finance, engineering, computing and management.

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Plant Science

Help solve two of the biggest problems facing humans today: global warming and our dependency on fossil fuels.

You could provide solutions through the study of ecology, evolution and conservation, plant pathology, physiology and biotechnology.

Use your knowledge to become a researcher, consultant or teacher with multinational companies, universities or government departments.

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Psychology

Enjoy the study variety of this large discipline that covers topics like brain function, memory, conscious experience, lifespan development and social behaviour, together with the full spectrum of functional and dysfunctional behaviours.

Graduates undertake careers in human resources, mental health services, youth and child support work, or fields as diverse as marketing, aged care and corrective services.

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Public Health

Make a positive difference to people's lives by learning how to measure, plan, manage and evaluate health programs and services to prevent illness and promote good health in communities.

Career paths lead to employment in public and global health, health research, policy and professional practice, such as law and ethics.

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Statistics

Learn through theory and practice how to apply the tools of modern statistics to real-world scientific problems.

Examples include the improvement of medical treatments through better experimental design, and the use of meteorological data to assess drought conditions.

Graduates are in high demand in business, industry, research and government to forecast, analyse and solve a variety of problems.

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Zoology

This major offers incredible scope, with the opportunity to choose from courses that cover areas including climate change biology, insect science, physiology, fish and aquaculture, marine biology and mathematical modelling.

Zoology offers a large number of career options, ranging from field-based conservation work to biomedical research with medical laboratories and education institutions.

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Majors

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

Advertising

Advertising opens up opportunities to business professionals with a creative side.

As a student in this major, you'll study both advertising and media while developing the business, analytical and creative skills needed to work in a highly competitive industry.

You'll learn about consumer behaviour, media planning and buying, and gain experience in the creative design and development of campaigns.

This major will prepare you for a career in media, at advertising agencies, as media buyers, and in marketing departments across a huge range of industries.

View

Archaeological Science

Science plays a hugely important role in archaeology.

In this major, you'll study areas including geography, earth sciences, biology and psychology, and develop practical scientific skills.

Career paths lead to roles in mining and resources, environment and heritage, law enforcement, museums, government departments and education.

View

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Explore the chemical basis of life with this fascinating major.

You'll study the molecular events that control all living things and also learn about what goes wrong in certain disease states.

You can use this knowledge in everything from medicine and health to agriculture, the environment or biotechnology.

Career paths lead to some of the most exciting and challenging roles in science and medicine, from working in laboratories, hospitals or government agencies to research and development.

View

Bioinformatics

More industries are embracing genetic technologies. Study Bioinformatics and help shape the way we manage our health and environment.

Gain specialised knowledge in statistics, data management, computer programming, genomics, and molecular biology.

You’ll apply your scientific expertise and technical skills to translate complex biological data into meaningful information. Your insights may lead to new innovations or discoveries.

Majoring in Bioinformatics will kick start your career as a bioinformatician, clinical data manager, geneticist, research scientist or biomedical computer scientist.

View

Biomedical Science

Learn how to diagnose medical conditions and also better ways to treat, cure and prevent them.

In this major, you'll study the mechanisms of the human body and understand human disease and its control.

You'll study biological sciences in the first two years and then choose a specialised area of study in your third year. These areas include physiology, pharmacology, human genetics, neuroscience, human immunology and infectious diseases.

Career paths lead to positions in industry, government, not-for-profit organisations, or academia.

View

Biophysics (Dual Major)

Biophysics sits at the crossroads of biology, physics and chemistry.

As a student in this major, you'll study core courses that cover areas like physics, chemistry, neuroscience, physiology, biochemistry and structural biology.

Graduates gain interdisciplinary training, which means you can adapt to a variety of working environments, from universities and research centres to industry and government.

View

Business Economics

Business Economics is for anyone who wants to work in strategy, financial planning, economics or business analysis.

It also develops useful skills for marketing, purchasing and human resource management.

You'll learn about growth strategies, modelling, forecasting, scenario planning, demand analysis, pricing policies, competitive strategies, capital budgeting, investment and cost-benefit analysis.

This major will prepare you for a career in banking, financial services, consultancy or public sector organisations.

View

Business Information Systems

Learn about the relationship between business and technology, with a focus on the role played by information systems in large organisations.

You'll develop skills in areas like data analytics, business analysis, information security and process improvement.

By the end of your studies, you'll be ready to provide advice about how technologies and systems can be used to improve business operations.

This major will prepare you for a career in a huge range of industries. Typical roles include business analyst, technology consultant or data analyst.

View

Chemical Sciences (Dual Major)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of chemical science, which explores the strong connections between chemistry and the biological sciences, materials sciences and nano-science.

Career paths lead to positions in pharmaceutical and medical research, biotechnology, materials manufacturing or research and development.

View

Chemistry

Be prepared for the future of chemistry and all it entails with this forward-thinking major.

You'll learn about synthetic and polymer chemistry, computational and surface chemistry and how they apply in our ever changing world.

This major leads to a broad range of career opportunities such as environmental, analytical and research chemists, or roles in private companies, councils, state and federal governments.

View

Computational Sc and Biochem & Molecular Biol (Dual Major)

Explore the overlapping fields of biochemistry and molecular biology in a dual major that will teach you how to construct realistic mathematical models and simulations, perform quantitative analysis of scientific problems using computers, and much more.

You can find work in computational modelling in a range of industries, or work as a research biochemist or molecular biologist in pharmaceutical development laboratories in universities or research institutes.

View

Computational Science and Biomedical Science (Dual Major)

Make your contribution to improving world health with this challenging yet rewarding dual major.

As part of your study, you'll learn why and how processing large amounts of data and creating accurate models is essential to understanding human health and disease.

A major in Biomedical Science is an established pathway for graduate entry to the Doctor of Medicine and other health programs. Combined with computational modelling, you can forge a career in diagnostic or research laboratories; biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and government departments.

View

Computational Science and Chemistry (Dual Major)

Like to use powerful supercomputers to better understand and predict the structures and reactivities of molecules?

In this dual major, you'll learn how to perform quantitative analysis of scientific problems using computers, and develop skills to solve real challenges in the chemical sciences.

This dual major can lead to careers in government or advisory organisations, research and/or inventor where you will apply your theoretical expertise and innovation to complex problems and the creation of new technologies.

View

Computational Science and Computer Science (Dual Major)

Discover and learn more with this dual major that provides insights into the science of computers, as well as science with computers.

You'll also examine areas including software, information systems and management, artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction.

Career paths lead to roles within the health and scientific industries, retail industries, government sectors.

View

Computational Science and Ecology (Dual Major)

How does the biosphere respond to the effects of human activity?

With this dual major you can create computer programs to better help environmental management, and develop new skills to solve major problems in ecology.

Career paths can lead to roles in computational modelling in a range of industries such as government, private sector, environmental impact assessment consultancies or postgraduate study.

View

Computational Science and Genetics (Dual Major)

Be involved in just some of the processes leading to exciting discoveries in areas as diverse as human medicine, agriculture, conservation biology and biotechnology.

You could also contribute to solving significant challenges in genetics.

Combined with computational modelling graduates can find work in industries ranging from ecology and genome research, diagnostic or research laboratories to medicine and agriculture. 

View

Computational Science and Geographical Sciences (Dual Major)

Learn how to plan for sustainable futures in both natural and built environments with this compelling dual major.

You'll covers climate change and its major effects, such as water scarcity and the planet's loss of biodiversity.

This dual major sees graduates in high demand for roles in natural resource management, national parks and wildlife conservation, ecotourism, planning the delivery of human services, environmental consultancy, environmental monitoring and pollution control, teaching and research, meteorology and Geographic Information Systems.

View

Computational Science and Geological Sciences (Dual Major)

There are many aspects to this dual major.

They include understanding how advanced modelling techniques can ensure the responsible use of natural resources, and how quantitative analysis of scientific problems with computers can solve geological issues.

Career paths can lead to analysing and simulating data in resource and engineering companies, as international contractors, or in government or research agencies as geoscientists, hydrologists, geophysicists, or environmental planners.

View

Computational Science and Marine Science (Dual Major)

UQ has the largest marine research facilities of any Australian tertiary institution.

This dual major lets you combine the exploration and understanding of unique marine environments with learning state-of-the-art technologies.

Graduates can seek job opportunities in engineering and consulting companies, fishing and aquaculture industries, food technology, marine parks, ecotourism, marine resource development, marine science institutes, museums, oil companies, pharmacology, teaching, universities and wildlife conservation.

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Computational Science and Mathematics (Dual Major)

Imagine if you could predict the behaviour of financial markets, or simulate the origins of our universe?

Anything's possible as you learn how to construct realistic mathematical models and simulations, and perform quantitative analysis of scientific challenges using computers.

This dual major leads to a broad range of career opportunities in operational research or financial mathematics in banking, finance, insurance and risk management, and in industries such as environmental, physical and biomedical sciences, engineering, defence, teaching, research, animation, or transport and logistics.

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Computational Science and Microbiology (Dual Major)

Microbiology continues to pose big questions for science, with many answers now found by being able to analyse large amounts of data.

In this dual major, you'll learn how sophisticated computers can help explain the almost invisible world of microscopic living organisms.

Graduates typically work in universities, biotechnology companies, and agricultural, medical and veterinary institutes, the food and beverage industry, hospitals or government agencies.

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Computational Science and Physics (Dual Major)

Make your contribution to the fields of nanotechnology, quantum technology and bio-photonics by undertaking this dual major.

The skills you learn and develop could provide new insights into a range of physics problems.

Career paths can lead to roles within education, finance, engineering, computing, government research and management, science communication, the health and medical sector.

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Computational Science and Plant Science (Dual Major)

The study of plant science contributes to areas of major importance, including sustainable food, global warming and alternative fuels.

With this dual major, the natural world meets computer power to unearth new scientific solutions.

You will be in demand by employers such as universities, government departments, research institutes, laboratories, seed companies, mining companies, nurseries, landscape designers and environmental consultants.

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Computational Science and Psychology (Dual Major)

Can computers understand how the brain creates and retrieves memories?

Learn about developing realistic mathematical models and simulations using computers which can provide answers to a broad range of questions in psychology.

A combination of computational science and psychology studies provides a competitive edge in professions such as human resources, mental health, counselling and corrective services.

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Computational Science and Statistics (Dual Major)

Learn from history to shape the future.

This dual major teaches how statistics can help us better understand and deal with chance and uncertainty through the design, collection, analysis and interpretation of numerical information.

You will be in high demand in business, industry and government, working in quality control, and product development and improvement. There are also excellent employment opportunities in many scientific, medical, environmental, defence and agricultural agencies.

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Computational Science and Zoology (Dual Major)

Climate change could affect animal evolution and diversity.

Take more than a stand on the issue by taking on this dual major and developing skills which address and provide answers to world problems in zoology.

Graduates can seek roles in laboratories, government, national parks, museums, zoos and conservation authorities, with medical laboratories and in education institutions.

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Computer Science

Computer scientists discover and develop new ways for computers to operate.

As a field, Computer Science predates modern computing, and encompasses everything from the design of hardware through to the development of algorithms and programming languages. 

Career paths can lead to employment in health and scientific industries, retail industries, finance and commerce sectors and government sectors.

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Ecology

Discover how organisms interact with each other and their environments.

Study areas include behavioural and physiological ecology, conservation, landscape and evolutionary ecology. Field trips are an important part of this major. 

Graduates typically work for government departments and agencies, private industry,  community and non-government organisations.

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Food Science and Nutrition (Dual Major)

Take a scientific approach to the study of food.

You'll learn every aspect of the food system, from farming, processing and distribution to how food is selected, consumed and influences health.

Food is the largest industry in the world, so graduates can work almost anywhere in nutrition, food science and technology, education, research and development.

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Food Science and Technology

Help to develop improved food products for the world's growing population.

Food science and technology is a highly interdisciplinary field that teaches you about the physical, microbiological and chemical makeup of food, and how to apply your knowledge in the industry.

Graduates can gain employment in technical and scientific food manufacturing industries, or develop new foods, processes and packaging to optimise food quality.

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Genetics

Increasingly, doctors and scientists are using genetic information to diagnose, treat, prevent and cure illnesses.

You'll learn how genetic information can contribute to understanding disease and lead to the development of personalised medicine.

Career paths for geneticists are some of the broadest available, ranging from ecology to research, medicine and agriculture.

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Geographical Sciences

Explore the study of spatial patterns of physical and human phenomena at local, national and global scales.

Blending theory with real-world experience, you’ll learn to apply geographical information science (GIS) software and remote-sensing technologies for data analysis, data modelling and developing map visualisations.

We broaden your critical-thinking and teach you how to apply GIS to solve key environmental, societal or planning issues faced in today’s modern world.

You’ll be equipped to pursue a broad range of career opportunities, including roles in natural resource management, national parks and wildlife conservation.

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Geological Sciences

Learn scientific techniques to sustainably manage the Earth’s minerals, energy sources or natural resources.

You’ll learn how remote-sensing technologies and geographical information science (GIS) software are used for field mapping, data analysis, and data modeling.

Study mineral and rock analysis, economic geology, mining geology, energy resources, environmental geology, marine geology, palaeobiology or geochemistry. You’ll develop and apply your knowledge through practical laboratory experience, fieldwork, and specialised seminars.

You’ll be equipped to kick-start your career in the mining sector, natural resource management, and exploration for energy resources or environmental planning with engineering companies.

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Human Resources

This major focuses on all aspects of people management.

You'll study topics including employment relations and workplace conflict, selection and recruitment, organisational change, and leadership.

You'll learn about Australian and international industrial relations and develop skills in communication and contract negotiation.

This major will prepare you for a career as an HR manager or consultant in a huge range of industries.

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International Business

This major will prepare you to work in any business with global operations, or any business that wants to expand.

You'll learn how local conditions can affect global business operations.

Plus you'll study key issues including international trade and investment, international marketing, and how firms operate when they engage in international business, finance and strategy.

This major will prepare you for a career in a huge range of businesses, government agencies or trade associations.

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Marine Biology (Extended Major)

Field activity and study combine to make this an exciting major.

You'll use ecology, zoology, botany and genetics to examine aquatic life from the ocean to wetlands, and learn about ecological and environmental protection strategies.

This major can lead to work in research and education, aquaculture industries, wildlife conservation and ecotourism.

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Marine Science

Dive into the scientific study of our oceans and coastal habitats.

Courses cover areas such as ecology, genetics and plant biology, zoology, marine invertebrates and coral reefs.

Marine scientists work in various fields, including teaching, fisheries laboratories, marine parks, planning and management, museums and universities.

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Marketing

This major covers everything you need to know about marketing.

You'll study marketing strategy and customer behaviour, including how personality, lifestyle and culture affect purchasing decisions.

Also, you'll get to study your choice of topics from market research, brand management, sales and accounts, and product management.

A semester-long industry placement (100 hours) will give you insight into the operations of a large business and the realities of organisational settings. This major will prepare you to work in a huge range of marketing teams in industries including tourism, arts and entertainment, sales and retail, and not-for-profit agencies.

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Mathematics

This major offers more than 30 different courses to suit different interests and career goals.

Prerequisite courses include essential topics, with higher-level courses covering mathematical analysis, probability bioinformatics, mathematical biology and many other subjects.

Graduates go on to research positions at universities, government agencies and private companies. There are also opportunities in banking, finance, insurance and risk management.

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Microbiology

Study in this increasingly important area and you'll learn about immune recognition, vaccine design, infectious disease, microbial biotechnology and parasitology.

You'll also understand the importance of microbiology in environmental, agricultural and industrial settings.

Microbiology can open up careers in research with universities and biotechnology companies, medical and veterinary institutes, along with roles in forensics, biosecurity and quarantine.

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Physics

Undertake this major and you can choose to concentrate on theoretical or experimental studies, such as the nature of time or the origin of the universe.

Or you may decide to apply your knowledge to practical areas and develop advanced materials, electronic and optical devices.

The analytical and problem-solving skills you develop can take you into sectors including education, finance, engineering, computing and management.

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Plant Science

Help solve two of the biggest problems facing humans today: global warming and our dependency on fossil fuels.

You could provide solutions through the study of ecology, evolution and conservation, plant pathology, physiology and biotechnology.

Use your knowledge to become a researcher, consultant or teacher with multinational companies, universities or government departments.

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Psychology

Enjoy the study variety of this large discipline that covers topics like brain function, memory, conscious experience, lifespan development and social behaviour, together with the full spectrum of functional and dysfunctional behaviours.

Graduates undertake careers in human resources, mental health services, youth and child support work, or fields as diverse as marketing, aged care and corrective services.

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Public Health

Make a positive difference to people's lives by learning how to measure, plan, manage and evaluate health programs and services to prevent illness and promote good health in communities.

Career paths lead to employment in public and global health, health research, policy and professional practice, such as law and ethics.

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Statistics

Learn through theory and practice how to apply the tools of modern statistics to real-world scientific problems.

Examples include the improvement of medical treatments through better experimental design, and the use of meteorological data to assess drought conditions.

Graduates are in high demand in business, industry, research and government to forecast, analyse and solve a variety of problems.

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Zoology

This major offers incredible scope, with the opportunity to choose from courses that cover areas including climate change biology, insect science, physiology, fish and aquaculture, marine biology and mathematical modelling.

Zoology offers a large number of career options, ranging from field-based conservation work to biomedical research with medical laboratories and education institutions.

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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 $44,128

Indicative annual fee 2021

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Bachelors of Business Management/Science for the 2021 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.

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HECS-HELP

Domestic places in the Bachelors of Business Management/Science 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 $9,986

Indicative annual fee 2020 Commonwealth supported place

Fee information for 2021 is not yet available. Fee information displayed is for 2020.

This indicative annual fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP) in the Bachelors of Business Management/Science for one 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.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Applying online

How you apply depends on what type of applicant you are.

Your senior schooling is from Australia or New Zealand

Submit your application to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre if you are an international student who is currently:

  • completing Australian Year 12 (either in Australia or offshore) or
  • studying the International Baccalaureate in Australia.

The QTAC code for the Bachelors of Business Management/Science is 710501.

Find out more about applying for undergraduate study

Apply now to QTAC

All other international applicants

Submit your application to UQ. If you prefer, you can use an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Bachelors of Business Management/Science is 2442.

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Important dates

If you’re studying Year 12 in Australiago to the QTAC website to check the closing date for this program. 

If you’re applying to UQ, 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.

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

Important dates

Admissions schemes

Applying to university can be both exciting and daunting, which is why we’ve tried to make the process as simple as we can.

We have several schemes in place to improve your chances of getting a place at UQ.

Learn more about admission schemes

Pathway options

A rank or score doesn’t determine your potential.

If you're not offered a place in your first-choice program – or if you don't meet the entry requirements – you still have a number of options.

Learn more about pathway options

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

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