Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science
Enhance you career by combining study in Business and Sciences
Pair your interest in Business and Commerce with the perfect platform to explore your curiosity of Sciences. With a diverse range of majors to select from within the Bachelor of Business and Commerce as well as the Bachelor of Science, you’ll be able to combine and discover areas you may not have considered.
You will have the opportunity to shape your degree to suit where you want to go in life.
Why study a double degree?
- It takes far less time than studying the degrees separately.
- You save time and money.
- You put yourself in a competitive position for promotion or career change.
- You graduate with two testamurs (official certificates) for each of your degrees.
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.
Successful completion of the Accounting major can qualify students for exemptions from the Fundamental level (9 papers) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.
Accounting major students who complete a Finance minor will meet the educational entrance requirements of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
Finance major graduates will meet the educational entrance requirements to become a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
The Information Technology Management major within the Bachelor of Business and Commerce is accredited by the Australian Computer Society and through the Seoul Accord, is recognised overseas.
The Human Resource Management major within the Bachelor of Business and Commerce is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and meets the educational requirements for professional membership of AHRI.
With a double degree, your career opportunities are extensive. You’ll be ready to take on roles in scientific practice combined with business management within the government, regulatory, health, IT and research sectors.
Business and Commerce majors include: Accounting, Aviation Management and Safety, Business Administration, 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 and Events Management, Tourism Management.
Science Majors include: Biology, Computing, Counselling, Environment and Sustainability, Food Science, Human Physiology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Sciences, Plant Agricultural Science, Psychology, Psychology Extended, Wine Science.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 1 x 8-unit Business and Commerce major
|plus 1 x 8-unit Science major plus 5 x approved courses
or 1 x 12-unit Science major plus 1 x approved course
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 10148|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 20340|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4,SA)
- Science majors: Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent for Food Science, Plant Agricultural Science and Wine Science.
- Science majors: Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent for Mathematics and Mathematics and Statistics.
- Recommended study: Science majors: Mathematics B (4,SA) and one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science21 or equivalent for Biology, Computing, Environment and Sustainability, Food Science, Human Physiology, Information Technology and Plant Agricultural Science.
- Assumed knowledge: Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent.
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.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to applyNote: Semester 3 (November) intake is only available via external study.
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.
- Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.