Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology
- CRICOS: 092730D
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 32 units
- 4 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Be a leader in a technology driven world
Want a career that combines the best of the business world with your passion for information technology?
The Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology provides you with knowledge and practical experience across the business, commerce and IT sectors and gives you an advantage within the workforce. Your qualifications will bring a competitive edge in the eyes of possible employers who are increasingly needing digitally savvy employees.
Why study a double degree?
- It takes less time than doing the programs separately.
- You save time and money.
- You put yourself in a competitive position to excel in the workplace.
- You graduate with two testamurs (official certificates) for each of your degrees.
The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries.
Accounting major graduates will meet the educational entrance requirements of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). This provides Associate membership of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA Australia professional exams and eligibility to study the CAANZ professional exams.
Accounting major students who complete a Finance minor will meet the educational entrance requirements of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
The Accounting major is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of International & Accountants (AIA).
Finance major graduates will meet the educational entrance requirements to become a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
As a graduate with a double degree, your career opportunities are extensive and vary widely depending on your chosen majors. Careers can include administrative manager, personnel officer, supply and materials manager, event coordinator, business analyst, product/brand manager and IT manager.
Some of the biggest employers of ICT graduates in Australia are international IT vendors, including Microsoft and IBM, and ICT end-users such as banks and government departments.
Bachelor of Business and Commerce majors: Accounting, Aviation Management and Safety, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Law, Finance, General Commerce, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chains, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Sustainable Business, Tourism Management.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 1 x 8-unit Business and Commerce major
|plus 1 x 8-unit Information Technology major
|plus 1 x 4-unit minor or 4 x approved courses
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
Note: Limited courses in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce component are available at Springfield campus in semester 3.
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1 - Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2 - Monday 16 July 2018.