Bachelor of Business

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Program summary

Your opportunities are endless with a career in business.

Develop a well-rounded business education with sought-after skills in today’s business world. This program is designed to create creative and critical thinkers.

You’ll learn how to apply innovative problem-solving techniques to business concepts, products and services. Choose from a range of business majors to specialise in the area that interests you most.

You’ll get practical experience through an optional internship (over 96 hours) in the business sector. Apply what you’ve learned to real situations and spend a semester in another country with the Study Overseas program. You’ll gain valuable experience and build industry contacts that could lead to a job before you even graduate. This program is a strong base to continue your studies in law or honours.

Majors

Business majors: Sippy Downs and South Bank: Accounting; Financial Planning; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Supply Chain Management; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management. Gympie: Accounting; Management; Marketing.

Career opportunities

Depending on the major chosen: business management, human resource management, marketing management, market research, international business, importing / exporting, industrial relations, tourism and hospitality management, retail / sales, computing, systems analysis.

Membership

Eligibility for memberships depends on areas of specialisation.

Application and admission advice

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What will I study

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 288 units as outlined in the Program Structure
  • Complete no more than 10 introductory level (100 coded) courses, including the core course
Program notes
  • Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses)
  • Most courses are valued at 12 units unless otherwise specified
  • Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods which may include essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests and examinations
  • As part of your USC program, you may apply to Study Overseas to undertake courses with an overseas higher education provider
  • Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student Visa
  • When enrolling, please refer to the Plan your study tab
  • You may wish to use electives to complete an additional major or minor
  • Register your selected major(s) and/or minor(s)

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • USC Tertiary Preparation Pathways (TPP) students who are currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years; or
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students; or
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement;
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently.
International students

Apply direct to USC International

More information

International students should contact USC International

How to enrol

New students 

Domestic students: Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps for Getting Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in your courses.

International students should view the Getting Started Guide for International students for enrolment steps.

Please note: USC will complete the enrolment for:

  • Headstart students
  • Honours students (excluding Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)(Honours) students)
  • Cross-institutional and visiting students  
  • Higher Degree by Research students

Continuing students

Before you re-enrol it's important to plan your study to make sure you study the right courses at the right time so you can finish your degree when you plan to.

Follow the Planning your study instructions to plan your courses for the upcoming semesters/trimesters/sessions. You can vary your study load between full-time (3-4 courses) or part-time (1-2 courses) in each study period. If you need some assistance, contact Student Central.

Select your study period for instructions to re-enrol:

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Information on how to enrol is contained in tutorial videos in the USC Central Guide.

Use the Timetable Planner to plan your class times for the upcoming session/trimester.

Refer to the timetable for class information and the Academic Calendar for key session/trimester dates.

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Enrolling is a 2 step process.

Step 1 - Enrol in your courses

You can enrol in courses for the full year (Study periods 1 and 2). This gives you the opportunity to plan your study well in advance.

If you enrol in your courses on time you have the advantage of selecting your class times earlier than those who don't (Step 2). View Key dates below.

View the instructions to complete Step 1 in the video below or the Enrol in your courses PDF guide.

Step 2 - Select your class times

Check the Academic calendar for the timetable release date for each study period. Once the timetable has been released you can use the Timetable Planner to plan your class times.

You will be notified when class selection opens for the relevant study period and provided with instructions on how to complete Step 2. See Key dates below.

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Key dates

Date Study term Enrolment stage
22 August 2016 Session 8 (Summer), Trimester 3, 2016 Timetable released 
5 September 2016 Session 8 (Summer), Trimester 3, 2016 Enrolments open 
10 October 2016 Semester 1 and 2, Sessions 1-7, Trimester 1 and 2, 2017  Course enrolments open
30 October 2016 Semester 1, Sessions 1-4, Trimester 1, 2017 

On-time course enrolments close

5 December 2016 Session 1, 2017 Timetable released 
12 December 2016 Session 1, 2017 Class selection opens 
16 January 2017 Semester 1, Sessions 2-4, Trimester 1, 2017  Timetable released 
24 January 2017 Semester 1, Sessions 2-4, Trimester 1, 2017  Class selection opens at 9am for students who enrolled in courses by 30 October 2016 
25 January 2017 Semester 1, Sessions 2-4, Trimester 1, 2017  Class selection opens at 9am for students who enrolled in courses after 30 October 2016 

 

Confirm your enrolment

View your class timetable in USC Central to confirm you are enrolled in the courses you selected. Close to the beginning of the semester/trimester/session, your course details can be found in My Courses in Blackboard.

To prove your enrolment to Centrelink, print an unofficial transcript from USC Central. Refer to the steps at View your Unofficial Transcript in the USC Central Guide.

Once you are enrolled, learn how to manage your enrolment.

More information

Search for answers and ask questions via askUSC, or contact Student Central.

* For PDF documents you must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe Download page.

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