Bachelor of Business - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

QTAC applications are open now.

Your opportunities are endless with a career in business

Whether you want to work in economics, international business, digital marketing, social enterprise or as an entrepreneur, this program gives you the skills and knowledge you need to make an impact across a changing economy.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
  • Caboolture**
CRICOS code
022807A
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2^
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • ** Only core, foundation, Management, Marketing and Accounting major courses are offered at USC Caboolture. Further elective courses are available at USC Sunshine Coast
  • *** Limited majors available at USC Fraser Coast (Accounting; Management; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management). Further elective courses are available at USC Sunshine Coast.
  • Limited majors available at Moreton Bay (Accounting; Business Administration; Digital Futures; Entrepreneurship (from 2021); Information Systems; Management; Marketing). First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.
  • ^Semester 2 commencement not available at USC Gympie. From 2019 only first year courses available at USC Gympie. The option to study at USC Gympie is not available to international students on a Student visa.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 012001
  • Moreton Bay 014601
  • Caboolture ** 018691
  • Fraser Coast **** 019701
  • Gympie ^ 012801
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
BU301
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2^
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; Maths A, B or C
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes
  • ** Only core, foundation, Management, Marketing and Accounting major courses are offered at USC Caboolture. Further elective courses are available at USC Sunshine Coast
  • *** Limited majors available at USC Fraser Coast (Accounting; Management; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management). Further elective courses are available at USC Sunshine Coast.
  • Limited majors available at Moreton Bay (Accounting; Business Administration; Digital Futures; Entrepreneurship (from 2021); Information Systems; Management; Marketing). First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.
  • ^Semester 2 commencement not available at USC Gympie. From 2019 only first year courses available at USC Gympie. The option to study at USC Gympie is not available to international students on a Student visa.

In this degree you will:

  • Study the fundamentals of modern business, including economics, management, marketing, international trade business law, corporate governance and social responsibility.
  • Learn to apply innovative problem-solving techniques to business concepts, products and services
  • Develop specialist skills through your choice of major, including economics, international business, human resource management and more
  • Get practical experience and apply what you’ve learned to real business problems through an optional 96-hour internship in the business sector
Majors

Sunshine Coast: Accounting; Business Administration; Economics and Finance; Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; Information Systems; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management.

Moreton Bay: Accounting; Business Administration; Digital Futures; Entrepreneurship (from 2021); Information Systems; Management; Marketing.

SouthBank: Accounting; Business Administration; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management.

Fraser Coast: Accounting; Management; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management.

Caboolture: Accounting; Management; Marketing

Career opportunities

Depending on the major chosen: business management, business administration, economist, entrepreneur, human resource management, innovation manager, marketing management, market research, information systems, international business, importing / exporting, industrial relations, tourism and hospitality management, retail / sales, computing, systems analysis.

What will I study?

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

Study sequence

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