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Bachelor of Business Management Brisbane | Explore your Child’s Options

In this article, we compare all the top universities in Brisbane that offer a Bachelor of Business Management. Here’s all the info you, and your child, need to know.

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Compare Bachelor of Business Management Degrees in Brisbane

A Bachelor of Business Management is the ideal course of study if your child is looking for a career that combines strategy and management within an enterprise environment. A number of universities offer Bachelor of Management Degrees in Brisbane, with varying options, and allow you to specialise in one or more specific business disciplines.

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Queensland University of Technology

At Queensland University of Technology, you can graduate with a Bachelor of Business after 3 years of full-time (or 6 years of part-time) study. There are 10 different majors to choose from: accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, or public relations. The career options are endless!

Students will develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context. They will also receive deep knowledge and real-world experience in their chosen major.

In 2023, entry cut-offs for this course are ATAR 70.00. Students are expected to have:

  • Year 12 qualification (or equivalent)
  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods required for some majors

The 2023 course fees are $15.000 per year. 2024 fees to be announced. 

University of Queensland

The University of Queensland offers a Bachelor of Business Management and in 2023 entry will require an ATAR of 76.00. It’s a 3-year full-time course and the annual tuition cost for 2023 is $13,890. 2024 fees are to be announced. The prerequisite study includes:

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • either General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

After completing core subjects you can build upon your business skills in one or two specialist fields including business economics, advertising, e-business, and human resources. There are a number of professional bodies that recognise this qualification. For more information on this degree head to the UQ website.

Griffith University

At Griffith University, you have a Bachelor of Business. Additional majors within this qualification include Event Management, Human Resource Management, Sports Management and International Business. The prerequisite study includes:

  • English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

The Bachelor of Business is available at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses and online. You can complete your degree in 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time. Griffith also gives you the opportunity to start studying in trimesters 1, 2 or 3.

The ATAR for this course is 67.00 Course costs for 2023 are $14,500 annually. Fees for 2024 are yet to be advised.

Australian Catholic University 

At the Australian Catholic University, you can graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration after 3 years of full-time (or 6 years of part-time) study. Entry to this course currently requires an ATAR of 58.50. The prerequisite study includes: 

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • English (Units 3 & 4, C)

Students at ACU will get lots of professional experience and are free to choose up to eight units from any of the business subjects offered rather than specialising in one area. Annual course fees for 2023 are $14,281. Fees for 2024 to be announced.

University of the Sunshine Coast

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers a Bachelor of Business at both its Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay campus. The course runs for 3 years (full-time) and requires an ATAR of 50.00. Students must be completed a year 12 certificate (or equivalent). There are no prerequisites but students are advised to have knowledge of the following:

  • English
  • General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths

In the course, students will learn the fundamentals of business and get to choose a major to specialise in. These majors include Accounting; Business Administration; Digital Futures; Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; Information Systems; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management. Fees for 2023 are $12,904. 

Don’t currently meet entry requirements?

If your child’s ATAR score is not high enough for direct enrollment in a Bachelor of Business Management at a Brisbane university, other entry options are available. All of these universities offer bridging programs that once completed can meet prerequisites for course entry. Alternatively, your child can study a diploma of business online, or TAFE colleges offer a range of Diploma and Advanced Diploma level Business courses that enable you to improve your ranking prior to enrolling at a university.

Find out when your university of choice is having their University Open Day here.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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