What will I learn?

Apply your business skills to the world of science

Want to work at the cutting edge? This combined business and science degree develops your innovative business thinking, along with a strong foundation in scientific concepts and technologies.

This flexible program lets you tailor your studies to suit your interests and career ambitions. You'll develop advanced analytical skills and an ability to solve complex problem, giving you a sought-after skillset and diverse career choices.

In this degree you will:

Study strategy, ethics, leadership and entrepreneurship
Gain practical skills through work integrated learning opportunities in both science and business
Build core business skills in communication, problem solving, marketing and analytics
Gain a strong foundation in traditional scientific fields and learn practical skills in USC's fully equipped laboratories

Majors:

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

Science majors: Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Ecology; Mathematics.

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

Science majors: Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Ecology; Mathematics.

Online
Business Majors: Business Administration; Digital Futures; Economics and Finance; Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management.

Please note that not all study components and/or combinations of study components included in this program may be able to be completed in the minimum duration. Please contact the Program Coordinator if you require written confirmation prior to accepting a place in this program.

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business management
  • Human resource management
  • Digital marketing
  • Marketing management
  • Market research
  • International business
  • Importing/exporting
  • Industrial relations
  • Tourism and hospitality management
  • Retail/sales
  • Computing
  • Systems analysis
  • Education
  • Research

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Creative Industries

CRICOS

022809K

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,400.00 (14,13,276) per year
Estimated Total Tuition Fee: AUD $1,05,600
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,400.00 (14,13,276) per year
Estimated Total Tuition Fee: AUD $1,05,600
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

Moreton Bay Campus

1 Moreton Parade,

PETRIE,

Queensland,

4502, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma - successful completion with minimum score of 24 (minimum score of 4 in each of six subjects). Students must have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Paper-based: Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; TOEFL: Internet-based: Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 50; CAE/CPE: Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR): 3 in all four skill areas; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC): Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2: Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3: Successful completion.

For international students

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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