Located in the urban coastal city of Brisbane, Australia, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a young, dynamic and forward thinking modern university. QUT is ranked 2nd in Australia for universities under 50 years old and 28th in the world (Times Higher Education 2014).
QUT is home to 47,000 students across their five faculties and two state-of-the-art inner city campuses. The university is dedicated to preparing each of these students for the real world working environment and ensures that graduates process the skills and knowledge needed to become successful professionals.
World-renowned Business School
QUT Business School (QUTBS), based in the Gardens Point Campus and surrounded by the beautiful Botanic Gardens and Brisbane River, is an internationally recognised centre for excellence that aims to deliver quality programs with real-world focus to its students.
QUTBS boasts a wide range of accolades, including being ranked 5th in Australia and Top among 4 Palmes Schools by Eduniversal; it was one of just eight Australian universities whose business and economics research was consistently rated at world standard or above in the most recent Australian Government assessment of research performance; was the only Australian business school to be listed in the 2014 UK Financial Times Top 45, for the Master of Business Applied Finance program; and the MBA is rated 5 stars by the Graduate Management Associate of Australia and ranked top 3 in the 2013 Australian Financial Review BOSS survey.
QUTBS was Australia’s first business school to earn triple accreditation from the world’s leading accrediting bodies and has held the Triple Crown since 2005. This is a mark of excellence only held by 1% of the best business schools throughout the world and is proof of QUT’s delivery of the highest quality business programs. In recognition of this accreditation QUT offers a Triple Crown Scholarship which rewards international students with excellent academic performance.
The Business School delivers high quality, internationally recognised programs, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels, to over 11,000 students. Bachelors, Masters, MBA and research programs are offered across a wide range of study areas, including:
- Human resource management
- International business
- Integrated marketing communication
- Public relations
- Philanthropy and non-profit studies
Real world preparation
QUTBS benefits from first class industry connections and a range of world renowned partners. The programs are developed in consultation with business leaders which ensures the courses are both relevant and respected by the business community. Students are given the skills and knowledge they need to be work-ready professionals when they graduate. A combination of academic and applied tasks give students the opportunity to demonstrate learning and experience situations based on real world scenarios, gaining confidence with realistic preparation for employment. There are also opportunities for students to visit firms and undertake internships, or participate in professional environments.
Internationally recognised excellence
Aside from professional experiences students are also encouraged to have an international focus in their studies. A strong international focus ensures that students are exposed to global concepts and are encouraged to think across cultural, social and political boundaries. There are several exchange and overseas study programs including the a Double Masters with EDHEC Business School in France and Maastricht University in the Netherlands; the Bachelor of Business – International; and the International Triangle program allowing students to study across 3 countries and gain professional experience in at least two.
Students can combine their business knowledge and taste for international experiences by competing in international business case competitions. In 2013 QUTBS achieved 9 podium finishes out if the 15 international competitions they entered and in 2014 they hosted the first ever International Business Case Competition in Australia for undergraduate students.
Students can graduate from QUT Business School safe in the knowledge that they process a firm basis of highly relevant and specialist knowledge, ready for a successful career in the world of business.