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Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSE)
CRICOS: 093873C

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 4 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July
  • November
Note: The November intake (Semester 3) is only available via external study.

Overview

  • 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.
  • Study a double degree as it takes less time than doing the degrees separately, can save you time and money, and you graduate with two testamurs (official certificates) for each of your degrees.

Professional accreditation

Both the Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Science (Psychology Extended) majors are fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council as a three-year sequence of study. 

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (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. 

Career outcomes

  • 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. 

Entry requirements

Subject pre-requisites, assumed knowledge and recommended prior study may differ depending on your chosen majors within the double degree. Please refer to the Entry Requirements tab of each major within Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science for more information.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 32 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 11
1 x 8-unit Business and Commerce major 8
1 x 8-unit Science major plus 5 x approved courses
or
1 x 12-unit Science major plus 1 x approved course
13
Total 32

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 25720
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 29360

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 093873C

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020
  • Semester 3, 2020 - Monday 16 November 2020.

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