Highlights

  • Gain expertise in business and information technology to become more attractive to employers looking for multidiscipline staff.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Study in a specialty area such as computer science or information systems.
  • Major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Highlights

  • Gain expertise in business and information technology to become more attractive to employers looking for multidiscipline staff.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Study in a specialty area such as computer science or information systems.
  • Major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Study this course anywhere, anytime.

You don't have to leave home to go to university. This course is one of the many QUT degrees you can study online.

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Why choose this course?

Business is highly dependent on information technology infrastructure, so having the expertise in both makes you more attractive to employers looking for multidisciplined staff. Businesses look for staff who can communicate well from both the business and information technology disciplines, so having the skills and knowledge across both gives you a competitive edge over other graduates.

You will have the opportunity to complement your information technology studies with a business major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations. 

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Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

This double degree will give you the particular skills to acquire a role requiring knowledge in both business and information technology. These include business analyst, systems manager, product manager for an information technology product, team leader for multidisciplinary staff, pre-sales consulting, after-sales support, technical manager or consultant. Future career prospects include chief financial officer, chief information officer, and chief technical officer.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). ACS accreditation is internationally recognised by the Seoul Accord. Your business degree may also be recognised by the relevant professional body for your chosen business major.

Other study options

Research pathways

High-achieving double degree students who wish to take further studies may enrol in BS63 Bachelor of Business (Honours).

Possible careers

  • Academic
  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Administrator
  • Advertising Professional
  • Banker
  • Banking and Finance Professional
  • Economist
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Financial Risk Manager
  • Human Resource Developer
  • Human Resource Manager
  • International Business Specialist
  • Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant

Details and units

Students are required to complete 384 credit points comprised of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Information Technology program and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business program.

Business component:

  • Eight Business School core units (96 credit points) *
  • Eight major core units (96 credit points)

*Accounting major students complete six business core units and 10 accountancy major units to allow them to complete professional requirements.

Information Technology component:

  •   Six (6) Core IT units (72 credit points - 48cp + 24cp core options)
  •  Ten (10) major core units (120 credit points)

 

Students are required to complete 384 credit points comprised of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Information Technology program and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business program.

Business component:

  • Eight Business School core units (96 credit points) *
  • Eight major Core units (96 credit points)

*Accounting major students complete six business core units and 10 accountancy major units to allow them to complete professional requirements.

Information Technology component:

  • Six (6) core IT units (72 credit points - 48cp + 24cp core options)
  • Ten (10) major core units (120 credit points)

Requirements

OP
10
Selection rank
79.00

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2020.

Don't have an OP or selection rank?

Find out other ways you can apply

Starting uni in 2021?

There are some changes to subjects and the qualifications we’ll consider for entry to QUT from 2021 and beyond. Make sure you’re prepared to apply.

The selection rank is a good indication of the equivalent ATAR.

Find out how these changes might affect you

Course code
IX22
QTAC code
419202
CRICOS code
059595C
Delivery
  • Online
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Duration
4 years full-time
Duration
4 years full-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July
Offer Guarantee
Yes
Deferment

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

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:

  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

More about assumed knowledge

 

QUT year 12 early offer scheme 

If you’re a current Queensland Year 12 student, you may be eligible to receive an offer for this course on 20 November, before receiving your ATAR or selection rank. 

Offer guarantee

If you achieve an ATAR/selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, 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
Highest OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 1
Selection rank 99
OP 1
Selection rank 99
Median OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 7
Selection rank 87
OP 7
Selection rank 87
Lowest OP/selection rank
to receive an offer
OP 11
Selection rank 9
OP 9
Selection rank 82

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).

I completed my studies outside of Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

Subject prerequisites
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:

  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

More about assumed knowledge

Guide to entry thresholds

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2020.

OP
10
Rank
79
Offer guarantee

If you completed secondary school in Australia and achieve an ATAR/selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: CSP $11,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $33,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

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