Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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.

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Succeed in business by understanding people

Understanding how people think is fundamental to success as a business leader. In this program, you’ll learn about human behaviour and how it can be applied to business in areas such as sales and marketing, tourism events and leisure management, or entrepreneurship. You’ll study practical business concepts including economics, management, international trade law, corporate governance and social responsibility. You’ll also learn about cognitive, social, physiological and intercultural psychologies, giving you an excellent grounding to make an impact across the business sector.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
CRICOS code
0101333
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$96,000
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.
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2020.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 017411
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014621
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 59.40 OP - 16 Rank - 66
USC program code
AB314
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; Maths A, B or C
Total courses
32
Total units
384
Footnotes
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2020.

In this degree you will:

  • Learn to creatively problem solve with innovative ideas to improve business strategy and growth
  • Gain practical experience through a 96-hour internship in the business sector
  • Participate in paid research assistant work relating to psychology in your second or third year of study
  • Develop specialist skills through your choice of discipline area, including economics, international business, human resource management and more
Career opportunities
  • Business management
  • Marketing management
  • Market research
  • International business
  • Digital marketing
  • Health and education services
  • Disability services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics
Accreditation

This program is pending accreditation with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Following successful completion of an accredited honours year – plus further accredited postgraduate study following the guidelines of the Psychologists Registration Board in their state or territory – graduates may be eligible for registration as a psychologist in that state or territory. Upon graduating, you may also be eligible to join the Australian Human Resources Institute.

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