Bachelor of Business Management

Have big ambitions for your career in business? The Bachelor of Business Management teaches all the fundamentals you’ll need for your future, while offering flexible majors to focus your career path.

At a glance

3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Commence study in Semester 1, or Semester 2, 2018
Seven majors to choose from
Delivered at the UQ St Lucia campus

Possess the skills to effectively lead a business in the 21st century. This program offers flexibility to study majors that truly interest you and the career you wish to pursue.

Supported by world-class academics, graduates have the fundamental knowledge and self-confidence to effectively manage and adapt to a wide range of competitive and constantly changing global business environments.

UQ Business School’s industry partners allow you to gain strong practical experience with some of the world’s leading companies.


Who is this degree for?

The Bachelor of Business Management is a flexible and diverse program that encompasses a range of business disciplines. The program is designed for anyone who has an interest in working in the business world and will equip you with the skills and self-confidence to effectively manage and adapt to a wide range of global competitiveness and constantly changing business environments.

Graduates develop core business and leadership skills and can build on these by selecting one or two specialist areas depending on their career aspirations.

Program Specialisations

Focus your studies on areas that are relevant to your desire career. Choose one or two majors from the following:

  • Advertising
  • Business Economics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate and Development

Students who choose only one major will have the option to choose from a range of electives as set out in the program rules.

View the course list for the Bachelor of Business Management 


Be a leader with Honours

In business, everyone’s looking for an edge. The Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) signals your outstanding academic abilities and superior analytical skills in your chosen specialisation. Push the boundaries and develop high-level skills in critical and analytical thinking, research, communication, problem-solving and project management with an Honours degree.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Management have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor of Businss Management (Honours) program. 

Find out more about the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours)


Dual programs

Interested in taking your degree further? A dual program lets you study two degrees at the same time. Each dual program has a single set of program rules.

The following dual programs are available with the Bachelor of Business Management:

What career outcomes are there?

The Bachelor of Business Management opens you up to opportunities in a wide range of careers in a range of industries in both the not-for profit, public and private sectors. 

Specific career outcomes can be dependent on the chosen major within the program, however graduates have sought careers in large multinational firms, small independent businesses, offered opportunities with tech giants, and even started their own businesses.

Students of the UQ Business School have access to the award-winning Student Employability Team – a dedicated resource to give students an edge by assisting students with career opportunities and building relationships with industry.

As a UQ student, you have access to a range of services to prepare for a successful career:

  • The Student Employability Team (SET) – assists students with accessing career opportunities and managing their careers. SET programs give students an edge by helping build industry experience and develop lifelong employability skills. Contact their team of employability specialists to set and achieve your career goals.
  • Networking events – these events help students establish connections with industry professionals.
  • Employer presentations on campus – provides opportunities to meet UQ graduates currently employed in industry and understand what the employer is looking for in a new hire.
  • UQ Careers Fair - an annual university wide event for students to meet with over 130 potential employers to source information on career opportunities.
  • Global Experiences Expo - discover how UQ provides students with opportunities to study overseas, or get support to work, learn or volunteer on a short trip.


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