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New degrees in 2022

As the world changes, USQ degrees evolve. We are always creating new, flexible degrees* that give you modern, industry-relevant qualifications. Everything on offer is designed for busy lifestyles, to allow you to fit study into your life and career goals. Let's take a look.

*Subject to final University approval.

USQ is ranked No.1 in Australia for graduate starting salary.
Good Universities Guide, 2022

Agriculture and Environment

  • Are you ready for the future of farming? Learn to use innovative technology within ag systems and agricultural science (plant and animal science) to create effective business solutions and improvements for farmers. 
  • Benefit from work-integrated and industry placement learning, where you can put into practice the agricultural technology and management skills you’ve learned and connect with industry partners. 
  • Graduate with the expertise to identify new technologies for use in both plant and animal settings by consultancy firms, farming enterprises (corporate and family), agricultural technology supply companies, agribusiness firms, government, and technology development companies.

Nursing and Allied Health

  • Make a strong choice for your career progression in elite sport with USQ’s Master of Strength and Conditioning and work in high-performance settings training athletes to lift their game.
  • Developed in consultation with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) to meet international standards, this is a great opportunity for sport and exercise science, clinical exercise physiology, or related graduates who are looking to progress their career with an industry-relevant strength and conditioning qualification.
  • Learn from world-leading, international coaches and researchers who have worked with national teams preparing for Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games, world championships, and world cups.
  • Choose between a coursework stream and a research stream to suit your career goals.

A Graduate Diploma of Strength and Conditioning and a Graduate Certificate of Strength and Conditioning are also available.

Master of Strength and Conditioning
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Our broad range of degrees* in Allied Health is expanding to include:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Allied Health
  • Speech Pathology, and
  • Social Work.

So if your heart is set on a health sciences degree, we’re here to make it happen.

* Subject to final University approval.


  • Explore environmental science, biodiversity conservation, wildlife management and practical aspects of natural resource management for more a sustainable future.
  • Participate in field studies of vegetation and freshwater ecosystems, wildlife survey and monitoring, and site visits to water resource and renewable energy facilities. 
  • Become workplace-ready through industry site visits, practical field work and industry placements, as well as involvement in environmental research with USQ’s renowned Research Centres.


  • If you have a bachelor degree and wish to enhance your research skills, the Master of Research allows you to make real and lasting impact in your chosen area.
  • Expand your critical thinking, applied research and evaluation skills, developing rigorous research design capabilities, and the ability to report and share your research outcomes.
  • As well as enhancing your career prospects, this higher degree by research provides thorough research preparation if you seek to pursue further doctoral study.