Highlights

  • Select study areas from both justice and business to align with your interests.
  • Get industry experience through internships and work placements in government departments and agencies.
  • Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.
  • Learn from the best with lecturers from industry and regular guest lecturers.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full time.

Highlights

  • Select study areas from both justice and business to align with your interests.
  • Get industry experience through internships and work placements in government departments and agencies.
  • Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context.
  • Learn from the best with lecturers from industry and regular guest lecturers.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full time.

Why choose this course?

This course allows you to combine your justice and business interests, providing you with a broad base of commercial knowledge and skills. You will graduate job-ready by exploring the most recent theory and practice of social justice, and build problem-solving, analytical and applied computer skills that are relevant to the workplace.

In the business component of the course, you can choose a major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, management, marketing, human resource management, international business and public relations. For your justice studies, you can choose between majors in policy and governance or criminology and policing, giving a broad range of specialty areas to focus your career on.

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What to expect

Bachelor of Business

Our Bachelor of 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. You will acquire the specialist skills and knowledge in your choice of business major. Choose from 10 majors to tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations.

Bachelor of Justice

The policy and governance major offers you the opportunity to learn policy analysis and the intricacies of how government officers research, analyse, recommend and develop policies in the justice sphere. It gives you an insight into how policy is implemented and critiqued, and evolves through government and its departments.

The criminology and policing major details punishment and penal policy, crime research methods, and your choice of units in eco crime, sex crime, death investigation, crime in pop culture, drugs and intelligence, among others.

You will benefit from academic staff who have worked in these areas and bring real-life examples and experience to your learning. You will also have the chance to form industry links in a professional placement unit, undertaking a project at an external organisation.

Careers and outcomes

Possible careers

  • Business Advisor
  • Business Analyst
  • Community Worker
  • Diplomat
  • Government Officer
  • Information Officer
  • Ministerial policy adviser
  • Police Officer (Australian Federal)
  • Police Officer (State)
  • Policy Officer
  • Policy analyst
  • Project Manager

Details and units

You must complete 384 credit points, including:

  • 192 credit points for the Bachelor of Business program
  • 192 credit points for the Bachelor of Justice program.

Business program

Under the business component, students will complete 16 units (192 credit points), consisting of:

  • eight core units
  • a major (8 units).

Accountancy students will complete six core units and 10 major units.

Choose a major from:

  • accountancy
  • advertising
  • economics
  • financial planning
  • finance
  • human resource mananagement
  • international business
  • management
  • marketing
  • public relations.

Justice program

In order to complete the Bachelor of Justice component of this course, you must complete a total of 192 credit points from:

  • 8 justice core units (96 credit points)
  • a major (8 units) in either criminology and policing, or policy and politics (96 credit points).

You must complete 384 credit points, including:

  • 192 credit points for the Bachelor of Business program
  • 192 credit points for the Bachelor of Justice program.

Business program

Under the business component, students will complete 16 units (192 credit points), consisting of:

  • eight core units
  • a major (8 units).

Accountancy students will complete six core units and 10 major units.

Choose a major from:

  • accountancy
  • advertising
  • economics
  • financial planning
  • finance
  • human resource mananagement
  • international business
  • management
  • marketing
  • public relations.

Justice program

In order to complete the Bachelor of Justice component of this course, you must complete a total of 192 credit points from:

  • 8 justice core units (96 credit points)
  • a major (8 units) in either criminology and policing, or policy and politics (96 credit points).

Requirements

OP
10

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
IX89
QTAC code
419702
CRICOS code
099274M
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Campus
  • 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)

More about assumed knowledge

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 4
Selection rank 94
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 9
Selection rank 82
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)

For Accountancy, Finance, Financial Planning, Economics and Marketing majors: General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

I completed secondary school in Australia

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
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. 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 within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
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 $9,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $32,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020 fees

2020 CSP $9,000 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020 fees

2020: $31,300 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.

Find out more about undergraduate course fees

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.

Find out more about government loans

Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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