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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

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Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

  • Bachelor

Combine business and journalism for a journalism career with a specialty in finance, international affairs or politics, or work as a media executive, business analyst or researcher.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
ID05, 096579G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Fees
$9,000 per year / $36,000 total

About this course

Bachelor of Business

Our business degree equips you to confidently enter the modern business world. It combines key business research and contemporary business best practice, and sets demanding standards to create your future career options.

Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.

Graduate with deep knowledge and experience in your chosen major, equipping you as a professional in your chosen discipline. You can study accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations.

Using this double degree, forge a career as a journalist with a specialty in finance, international affairs, or political and social commentary. You may also work as a media executive, business analyst or researcher.

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

Our journalism degree will prepare you for a changing world. You'll learn to prepare and present news through a variety of social channels and across online, print and broadcast platforms.

This course goes beyond the writing, communication and ethical foundations of journalism and builds your production skills through hands-on experience in world class facilities. You'll access newsrooms, radio and TV studios and contribute to QUT News and other outlets. You'll also have the opportunity to apply for industry internships and international exchanges.

Our journalism graduates have achieved distinction in high-profile news, media and public relations positions. Our graduates include senior Australian journalists such as Leigh Sales, Peter Greste, Leila McKinnon, Conor Duffy and Karl Stefanovic.

Learn from working professionals and internationally renowned scholars of journalism and media studies. Journalism staff maintain close links to the industry through their association with high-profile awards and organisations.

Entry requirements

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

Accountancy, finance, financial planning, economics and marketing majors: 4, SA in Maths A, B or C. We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

More about assumed knowledge

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2019

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank * "<5" - indicates less than 5 OP/Rank based offers were made Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP <5* Selection rank <5* OP <5* Selection rank <5* Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP <5* Selection rank <5* OP <5* Selection rank <5* Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP <5* Selection rank <5* OP <5* Selection rank <5*

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Study locations

Gardens Point

Kelvin Grove

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Creative Arts courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology).
75.5%
Overall satisfaction
77.1%
Skill scale
65.8%
Teaching scale
58.7%
Employed full-time
$48k
Average salary