Highlights

  • Develop depth of expertise in two business disciplines
  • Acquire specific knowledge and applied skills in one of the specialist business discipline combinations available, improving your career options in increasingly interactive fields
  • Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Event.

Highlights

  • Develop depth of expertise in two business disciplines
  • Acquire specific knowledge and applied skills in one of the specialist business discipline combinations available, improving your career options in increasingly interactive fields
  • Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Event.

Explore this course

What to expect

This double degree program provides you with the opportunity to develop depth of expertise in two business disciplines.

Combining two business disciplines improves your career options in an increasingly competitive job market as you will be able to work and make decisions across multiple business areas.

Double degree combinations available:

Careers and outcomes

Professional recognition

Certain units offered in the Master of Business (Accounting)/Master of Business may assist with preparation for the professional programs offered by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants as part of their respective membership requirements; and for the Chartered Financial Analysts program.

 

Possible careers

  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Administrator
  • Advertising Professional
  • Banking and Finance Professional
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Advisor/Analyst
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Government Officer
  • Human Resource Developer
  • Human Resource Manager
  • International Business Specialist
  • Investment Manager
  • Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant
  • Risk Manager
  • Stockbroker

Details and units

Students may choose from a range of set double majors, with combinations taken from the study areas listed below:

  • Accounting
  • Applied Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Advertising

Students are required to complete 192 credit points of units, with 96 credit points from each Master of Business (Study Area A).

Course design

Students may choose from a range of set double majors, with combinations taken from the study areas listed below:

  • Accounting
  • Applied Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Advertising

Students are required to complete 192 credit points of units, with 96 credit points from each Master of Business (Study Area A).

Requirements

Course code
BS18
CRICOS code
069780G
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Duration
2 years full-time
4 years part-time
Duration
2 years full-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July

Academic entry requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in a cognate discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale). Applicants for the accounting study area must have an appropriate undergraduate degree in accountancy; and
  • At least three years of appropriate business employment experience.

You will also be eligible for admission where you have:

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in a cognate discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale). (Applicants for the accounting study area must have an appropriate undergraduate degree in accountancy); and
  • Three years appropriate employment experience; and
  • Completion of BS39 Graduate Certificate in Business in one of your chosen BS18 Master of Business/Master of Business study areas.

Note:

If you do not meet the minimum work experience requirement, you will not be eligible for admission. In this case, you may wish to consider the BS11 Master of Business program.

Employment experience: Evidence of your professional roles and experiences must be submitted with your admission application. This should include an extended curriculum vitae and employer statements verifying your employment experience and duties.

 

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

The minimum grade point average (GPA) requirements are based on QUT’s 7.0 point scale where 4.0 is a Pass.

In addition to the requirements set out below, for all major combinations, you must also have at least three (3) years full-time appropriate business employment experience. Applicants must submit current detailed/extended curriculum vitae providing position details including roles and specific responsibilities and employment statements.

Accounting / Applied Finance

A completed recognised Australian or New Zealand bachelor degree in accounting with a minimum GPA of 4.0

Applied Finance / International Business; and Applied Finance / Management

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of banking or finance with a minimum GPA of 4.0

Human Resource Management / Integrated Marketing Communication; and Human Resource Management / International Business

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of human resource management, industrial relations or behavioural science with a minimum GPA of 4.0

International Business / Marketing

A completed recognised Bachelor degree in the field of marketing or international business with a minimum GPA of 4.0

Applied Finance / International Business; and Applied Finance / Management

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of banking or finance with a minimum GPA of 4.0

Human Resource Management / Integrated Marketing Communication; and Human Resource Management / International Business

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of human resource management, industrial relations or behavioural science with a minimum GPA of 4.0

International Business / Marketing

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of marketing or international business with a minimum GPA of 4.0

Integrated Marketing Communication / Marketing

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of advertising, business communication or marketing with a minimum GPA of 4.0

Integrated Marketing Communication / Strategic Advertising; and  Marketing / Strategic Advertising

A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of advertising, business communication, creative writing or marketing with a grade point average of minimum GPA 4.0.

Note:

Applicants who have completed a BS18 Master of Business / Master of Business major within the BS39 Graduate Certificate in Business program must also have at least three (3) years of appropriate employment experience to be considered for admission into BS18 Master of Business / Master of Business.

If you do not have work experience you will not be eligible for admission.  Instead, please consider the BS11 Master of Business program. You must supply evidence of your professional roles and experiences with your admission application.  This should include an extended curriculum vitae and employer statements verifying your employment experience and duties.

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: $28,600 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $33,000 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 postgraduate course fees

FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-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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