What will I learn?

Studying Business Economics as your major in USQ's Bachelor of Business and Commerce will lead you to understand how businesses manage people, capital and resources, as well as deal with external forces such as competition and government policy in order to best achieve the firm's goals. Business economists conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, develop forecasts and can play a leading role in advising senior management on strategic decisions.

Business economics provides you with the ability to analyze and reason and communicate results concisely. This major can be complemented by a second major or minor in related areas such as law, finance, accounting or IT.

Career outcomes

Economics graduates enjoy some of the best job prospects and salaries of all graduates, and are often in demand in private sector companies, banking, finance, insurance and accounting and in government departments as well as in research and educational institutions.

Other majors

Other majors in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce include: Accounting, Accounting (Extended), Aviation Management and Safety, 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$25,600.00 (US$ 18,058) per year
Start date

Expected February, July 2021

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$22,640.00 (US$ 15,970) per year
AUD $2,830 for unit fee
Start date

16 November 2020

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First 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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