Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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Program summary

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Succeed in business by understanding people

Understanding how people think is fundamental to success as a business leader. In this program, you’ll learn about human behaviour and how it can be applied to business in areas such as sales and marketing, tourism events and leisure management, or entrepreneurship. You’ll study practical business concepts including economics, management, international trade law, corporate governance and social responsibility. You’ll also learn about cognitive, social, physiological and intercultural psychologies, giving you an excellent grounding to make an impact across the business sector.

In this degree you will:

  • Learn to creatively problem solve with innovative ideas to improve business strategy and growth
  • Gain practical experience through a 96-hour internship in the business sector
  • Participate in paid research assistant work relating to psychology in your second or third year of study
  • Develop specialist skills through your choice of discipline area, including economics, international business, human resource management and more
Career opportunities
  • Business management
  • Marketing management
  • Market research
  • International business
  • Digital marketing
  • Health and education services
  • Disability services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics
Accreditation

This program is pending accreditation with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). Following successful completion of an accredited honours year – plus further accredited postgraduate study following the guidelines of the Psychologists Registration Board in their state or territory – graduates may be eligible for registration as a psychologist in that state or territory. Upon graduating, you may also be eligible to join the Australian Human Resources Institute.

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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:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • 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 / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
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