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Business School a university for the real world

Real world learning

Graduate with professional experience.

As a business student, you’ll have an array of real-world experiences to enrich your business studies and career.

Workplace experience

We know how to develop valuable and real-world professional experiences for our students. With our programs, you'll graduate equipped with a portfolio that highlights your authentic business work experience.

Professional experiences

Work integrated learning

Build on what you've studied in class and experience real workplaces and business practices. Our work integrated learning program includes placements, workplace projects, international experiences and our capstone unit. No matter if you're studying an undergraduate or postgraduate course, there will be a work integrated learning program to suit you.

Corporate Partners in Excellence scholarship program

Boost your study experience with our Corporate Partners in Excellence scholarship program. This program will connect you with prominent partners and give you generous financial support.

Business Advantage

Develop your personal and professional skills and enhance your workplace competitiveness by taking advantage of this free program available to all business students.

Short workshops are delivered by guest presenters, including experts from industry and community leaders.

The workshops are highly interactive and offer you the opportunity to form valuable connections. You'll receive a certificate for any completed workshops to add to your résumé.

Workshop themes

While workshop offerings can differ from semester to semester, here is a sample of our workshop themes available:

  • leadership
  • emotional intelligence
  • entrepreneurship
  • design thinking
  • LinkedIn and employment preparation
  • interview skills.

Real world assessment

Our courses are designed to give you authentic and innovative learning experiences that translate to the real-world business environment. Your assessment could include pitching to real businesses and exploring live cases, as well as examining valuable frameworks and interesting case studies.

Teaching award-winning lecturer, Associate Professor Amisha Mehta.

Amisha was recognised for creating crisis simulations that leverage uncertainty. The teaching approach helped business leaders and students make and communicate decisions to inspire trust.

Learn from experts

When you study business with us, you'll learn from business experts who are experienced in real-world skills and theories.

Just one way we deliver real-world learning experiences is by inviting a wide-variety of industry leaders to guest lecture in our courses. You can commence your studies knowing that your degree is designed by teaching, research and industry experts.

QUT Pathways to Politics for Women

We offer a professional development program designed to empower participants to become future political leaders. This program delivers practical course content to assist you in building the mindset and skills for a political career and is enriched with an experienced advisory committee.

Applications now open
'The program has provided me with an invaluable network of contacts and fantastic exposure to a range of culturally and economically diverse markets.'

Jack Nolan, Bachelor of Business (Finance)

Beyond your studies

In addition to your studies, you'll be able to network and build your portfolio with a variety of opportunities as a business student. Some experiences include competing internationally in a business case competition, exploring entrepreneurship endeavours or joining a student club.

Business student experiences

Contact us

Interested in real-world learning? Contact us.