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Early graduation options

You may be able to graduate sooner with:

  • 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.
QUT course code BS18
Attendance Part-time or Full-time
Course duration 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
Start month 2018 February, July
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
  • QUT Business School
Course contact QUT Business School
CRICOS code 069780G
  • 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


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:

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.



Download course structures and unit outlines for Master of Business/Master of Business

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
  • Management.

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

Entry requirements

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.


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.


Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.

2018: $26,400 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

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 if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan

Scholarships and financial support

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

These scholarships are available for this course:

View all postgraduate scholarships

You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.


How to apply for Master of Business/Master of Business

You apply directly to QUT for all our postgraduate courses.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you have:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements
  4. Checked course costs and if you're eligible for financial support
  5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
  6. Collected supporting documents (see application form)

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

Application for postgraduate course admission form (PDF file, 234.35 KB)


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