What will I learn?

With USQ’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Business Administration) you will develop managerial and administrative techniques that will help you to lead and support your team to success and attain the goals of your organization. Your skills and knowledge in administration will equip you to ensure the ethical practice and business sustainability of a multitude of organizations and prepare you for work in any business environment, including the virtual office environment.

In addition to your chosen specialization of Business Administration, you can choose to study another area in-depth with a second major, or broaden your knowledge with a combination of minors and electives. These can be chosen from a wide range of business and commerce-related courses.

Career outcomes

As a graduate, your career opportunities will include administrative professional, executive officer, administrative manager, administrative services manager, records and information manager or corporate administration manager.

Other majors

Other majors in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce include: Accounting, Accounting (Extended), Aviation Management and Safety, Business Economics, Business Law, Finance, General Commerce,Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Marketing and Hospitality Management, Sustainable Business, Tourism Management and Tourism and Events Management.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

CRICOS

092182E

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,600.00 (US$ 17,213) per year
AUD $3,200 for unit fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020, 13 July 2020

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Online/Distance (3 years or part-time equivalent)

Tuition fees
A$22,640.00 (US$ 15,223) per year
AUD $2,830 for unit fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020, 13 July 2020, 16 November 2020

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a recognized previous academic qualification. These qualifications are for standard entry and are based on comparisons with Australian year 12 level examinations. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

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Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) offers below pathways courses for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Charlton Brown
  • Australian Pacific College
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About this uni

USQ is the No. 1 university in Australia for student support with 5 stars for internationalisation and employability (Quacquarelli Symonds, 2019)

  • On-campus study in Queensland locations
  • No. 1 in Australia for the highest graduate starting salary
  • Key regional research-intensive university
  • World-class teaching facilities