Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This program is designed to provide deep specialist knowledge in particular fields of business. Some majors also satisfy the requirements for professional recognition. Content is continually revised to keep abreast of industry requirements. Each discipline study area includes core subject areas essential for the discipline and all study areas assure the graduate attributes required of all business professionals.


Students with an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate discipline will complete 192 credit points (16 units) in their nominated discipline. Students with an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline will complete 144 credit points (12 units) in the same discipline.


  • Accounting
  • Applied finance
  • Human resource management
  • Integrated marketing communication
  • International business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Philanthropy and nonprofit studies
  • Professional accounting
  • Public relations
  • Strategic advertising

Standard entry requirements

  • A completed recognised Bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 on QUT's 7 point scale
  • The Accounting major requires a completed recognised Australian or New Zealand bachelor degree in accounting.


Accounting: Certain units 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. Management: Graduates will meet the membership entry requirements for the Australian Institute of Management. Professional Accounting: Graduates meet the academic component of the requirements for enrolment in the professional program offered by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants. Graduates are also eligible for exemptions in the qualifying program for membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Public Relations: This course is accredited by the industry's peak professional association, the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $67,200 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

Further information

Integrated marketing communication, Marketing, Public relations, and Strategic advertising may be completed online for domestic students.

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