QUT College

Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

QUT College

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

Combine business and journalism for a journalism career with a specialty in finance, international affairs or politics, or work as a media executive, business analyst or researcher. Our business degree equips you to confidently enter the modern business world. It combines key business research and contemporary business best practice, and sets demanding standards to create your future career options. Develop business skills and be able to think creatively and critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business decisions and work in a global context. Graduate with deep knowledge and experience in your chosen major, equipping you as a professional in your chosen discipline. You can study accounting, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations. Using this double degree, forge a career as a journalist with a specialty in finance, international affairs, or political and social commentary. You may also work as a media executive, business analyst or researcher.Our journalism degree will prepare you for a changing world. You'll learn to prepare and present news through a variety of social channels and across online, print and broadcast platforms. This course goes beyond the writing, communication and ethical foundations of journalism and builds your production skills through hands-on experience in world class facilities. You'll access newsrooms, radio and TV studios and contribute to QUT News and other outlets. You'll also have the opportunity to apply for industry internships and international exchanges. Our journalism graduates have achieved distinction in high-profile news, media and public relations positions. Our graduates include senior Australian journalists such as Leigh Sales, Peter Greste, Leila McKinnon, Conor Duffy and Karl Stefanovic. Learn from working professionals and internationally renowned scholars of journalism and media studies. Journalism staff maintain close links to the industry through their association with high-profile awards and organisations.


In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points, made up of 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Business and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Communication (Journalism). You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Standard entry requirements

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $128,400 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Kelvin Grove International: $128,400 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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