Highlights

  • Enrol into your Bachelor of Business degree and honours, and receive a scholarship with a total value of $20,000 paid over the 4-year program.
  • Work with a supervisor to complete a thesis in your field of study.
  • Study accounting, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Highlights

  • Enrol into your Bachelor of Business degree and honours, and receive a scholarship with a total value of $20,000 paid over the 4-year program.
  • Work with a supervisor to complete a thesis in your field of study.
  • Study accounting, advertising, economics, finance, financial  planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations.

Why choose this course?

An honours degree signals to potential employers that you are someone with exceptional ability, motivation and commitment to your field. It gives you the chance to further integrate the practical and conceptual knowledge gained through your degree.

As an honours graduate, you can clearly demonstrate an ability to undertake rigorous independent research. Development of these skills will differentiate you from your peers in the employment market.

You may even discover your potential for research work and consider the opportunity to pursue an academic career through PhD studies. A good result in your honours program provides you with direct entry into our PhD program.

Even if you do not undertake the scholarship program, you can still complete an honours year at the end of your Bachelor of Business. Students who graduate from the Bachelor of Business with a grade point average of 5.5 or higher will be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (BS63).

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What to expect

The Dean's Honours Program is a study program for high-achieving students, offering you financial support to complete both your Bachelor of Business degree and honours.

Dean’s Honours domestic students will be awarded a scholarship with a total value of $20 000 paid over the four-year program. Once you apply for the Bachelor of Business (Dean’s Honours Program) course you do not need to apply separately for this scholarship.

 

 

Careers and outcomes

Possible careers

  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Administrator
  • Advertising Professional
  • Banking and Finance Professional
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Officer
  • Economist
  • Facilities Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Financial Risk Manager
  • Human Resource Developer
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Information Officer
  • International Business Specialist
  • Investment Manager
  • Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Project Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant
  • Statistician
  • Superannuation Advisor

Details and units

To complete the Bachelor of Business (Dean's Scholars), a student must successfully complete all parts listed below:

(a) eight Business School core units
(b) one block of eight major core units
(c) choice of one block of:

  • Business Second Major; or
  • University Second Major; or
  • 8 elective units; or
  • 2 Minors (University or Business or Extension); or
  • 1 Minor (University or Business or Extension) plus 4 elective units.

Special course requirements

Grade point average: Dean’s Scholars students must maintain a grade point average of 5.5 throughout their studies to retain the scholarship.

Breaks in study: Students wishing to apply for a break in study should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies to discuss, to ensure there are no difficulties with their scholarship.

Course progression: Students are expected to follow the course structure. Students wishing to deviate from the recommended course structure should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies to determine if there is an impact to their scholarship.

Credit for prior learning (advanced standing)

Credit for previous study (advanced standing) is not permitted (with the exception of START QUT).

Course design

To complete the Bachelor of Business (Dean's Scholars), a student must successfully complete all parts listed below:

(a) eight Business School Core units
(b) one block of eight Major Core units
(c) choice of one block of:

  • Business Second Major; or
  • University Second Major; or
  • 8 elective units; or
  • 2 Minors (University or Business or Extension); or
  • 1 Minor (University or Business or Extension) plus 4 elective units.

Students who graduate from the Bachelor of Business with a GPA of 5.5 or higher will be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (BS63).

Special course requirements

Breaks in Study: Students wishing to apply for a break in study should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies to discuss, to ensure there are no difficulties with their scholarhsip.

Course progression: Students are expected to follow the course structure. Students wishing to deviate from the recommended course structure should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies to determine if there is an impact to their scholarship.

Credit for prior learning (advanced standing)

Credit for previous study (advanced standing) is not permitted (with the exception of START QUT).

Requirements

ATAR/selection rank threshold
97.00
The Offer Guarantee does not apply to this course.

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2022.

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Course code
BS06
QTAC code
413222
CRICOS code
003491G
Delivery
  • Online
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Duration
3 years full-time
Duration
3 years full-time
Entry
February
Entry
February
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 strongly 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)

And for accountancy, economics, behavioural economics, finance, financial planning and marketing majors General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

More about assumed knowledge

Additional entry requirements

You must be a 2022 Australian ATAR or IB Diploma Year 12 student or a student returning from a gap year (ie undertaken no further study or work experience) who completed your ATAR or IB Diploma Year 12 education in Australia in 2021.

Selection ranks

You will be considered solely on the basis of your ATAR or selection rank from your ATAR or Australian IB Diploma completed in 2022 or 2021. Other qualifications and experiences may be allocated selection ranks for entry to other QUT courses, but will not be considered for this course.

Deferment

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

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your ATAR/selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your ATAR or selection rank will be applied to this course.

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

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2021

The figures listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent ATAR students. The entry thresholds box at the top of this page shows the lowest adjusted ATAR/selection rank required to receive an offer for all applicants for the most recent January QTAC offer round.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments
Highest ATAR/selection rank
to receive an offer
Selection rank 99.70
Selection rank 99.70
Median ATAR/selection rank
to receive an offer
Selection rank 98.80
Selection rank 98.80
Lowest ATAR/selection rank
to receive an offer
Selection rank 97.20
Selection rank 97.20

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).

Selection 

You will be considered solely on the basis of ATAR or IB Diploma 

Please refer to the Guide to entry thresholds 

Prerequisite

You must be a current student completing Year 12 in Australia or a student returning from a gap year after completing Year 12 in Australia.

Minimum English language requirements

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests. Tests must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
PTE Academic/PTE Academic Online 58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
You must share your results with QUT through the Candidate Results Online website.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic / IELTS Online 6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT / Home / Paper 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.

Fees

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

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

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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QUT Excellence Scholarship (Academic)

QUT's premier offering for students with outstanding academic achievement.

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance

Dean's Scholars Program (QUT Business School)

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance

Equity scholarships scheme

Scholarship eligibility
Struggling financially

QUT Elite Sport Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility
Sporting excellence

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