Credit for International Baccalaureate students

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Credit for International Baccalaureate students

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The University of the Sunshine Coast offers credit into a range of undergraduate degree programs to students who have successfully completed an International Baccalaureate Diploma.

  • Students may gain up to four courses of credit depending on the IB subjects they have completed and the USC program they are admitted into.
  • If a student is eligible for credit, but the credited course is not listed in the relevant Program Study Plan, the student may be able to use the credit in place of a first year elective.
  • Students who have accepted an offer to study at USC should follow the steps outlined in how to apply for credit.
IB subject Minimum grade required USC course credit
Biology (standard level) 4 LFS103 Introductory Bioscience
Biology (higher level) 4 LFS103 Introductory Bioscience or LFS100 Cell Biology
Business and Management (higher level) 4 BUS104 Management and Organisational Behaviour and BUS105 Introduction to Marketing
Chemistry (higher level) 4 SCI105 Chemistry
Computer Science (higher level) 4 BUS108 Introduction to Informatics
Design and Technology (higher level) 4 Unspecified introductory level elective *
English A – Literature (higher level) 4 EGL120 The ' English' Tradition: An Introduction to Literary Studies
Environmental Systems and Societies (standard level) 4 SET111 Environment, Technology and Sustainability
Extended Essay (higher level) C Unspecified introductory level elective *
Film (higher level) 4 Unspecified introductory level elective *
History (higher level) 4 HIS100 History of Australian Popular Culture: The Twentieth Century and Beyond and HIS140 Global Citizens: A History of Humanity
Language A or Language B (higher level) 4 Unspecified introductory level elective *
Mathematics (standard level) 4 MTH100 Introduction to Mathematics
Mathematics (higher level) 4 MTH100 Introduction to Mathematics
Music (higher level) 4 Unspecified introductory level elective *
Physics (higher level) 4 SCI107 Physics
Psychology (standard level) 4 Unspecified introductory level elective *
Theatre Arts (higher level) 4 DRA100 Performance Skills Laboratory 1
Visual Arts (higher level) 4 DES101 Visual Literacy: Design Principles and Practice

* To determine whether an unspecified elective is possible, please refer to the program structure for the degree in which you are enrolling.

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