The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Business Management Major in Business Economics

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 019886A

Level of study: Undergraduate


Learn everything you need for a future in business and focus your career path through your choice of 7 majors.

Prepare for a career as a strategic business leader and stay ahead of the game, no matter what the world throws at you.

By the time you graduate, you will have the skills to confidently lead people and innovative projects.

You'll explore the answers to questions such as:

How do group dynamics affect employee behaviour?
How do you manage digital marketing and social media content?
How can I create a start-up venture?
How can businesses make a profit while helping communities?
How can I develop my leadership style from an ethical and socially responsible lens?
How does growth in digital technology and data science drive people analytics and employee engagement?
How can businesses incorporate sustainability into their planning?

You'll study topics including entrepreneurship, human resources, marketing, management and business technologies. You'll discover skills that will allow you to rapidly adapt to changing business environments.

You'll be taught by staff who are leaders in their fields, and who research and consult with industry at the cutting edge.

This program opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Many of our alumni work in leadership positions across a huge range of industries.

Business Economics

Business Economics is for anyone who wants to work in strategy, economics or business analysis.

It also develops useful skills for marketing, purchasing and human resource management.

You'll learn about growth strategies, modelling, forecasting, scenario planning, demand analysis, pricing policies, competitive strategies, capital budgeting, investment and cost-benefit analysis.

This major will prepare you for a career in banking, financial services, consultancy or public sector organisations.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Business development manager
Business analyst
Advertising specialist
Information systems designer
Human resources adviser
International trade manager
Corporate communications officer
Workplace innovation consultant
Marketing manager

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Course opportunities


The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072

Entry criteria

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.


The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072