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USC SouthBank offers students a 5-star education delivered by USC's highly qualified teaching staff.
Why choose USC SouthBank (Brisbane)

For students who prefer to live and study in the heart of a major city, the South Bank campus offers some of USC’s most popular programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the centre of Brisbane. Brisbane, with a population of over 2.3 million people and growing, is Australia’s third largest city. With almost 400 domestic and international students, the campus offers a vibrant and personalised study experience.

Equipped with modern teaching facilities as well as USC’s nationally-recognised teaching and quality support services, students will prosper in their studies at USC SouthBank. USC SouthBank students also have access to all the facilities and services available at the main Sunshine Coast campus, approximately a 70 minute drive north of the University’s SouthBank campus.

USC offers NEAS accredited English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs taught by experienced TESOL-qualified English language teachers on our SouthBank campus.

Getting there

USC SouthBank is ideally positioned in Brisbane's cultural heart. The campus is a 10-minute walk away from the Brisbane CBD and is adjacent to the Queensland Art Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, the State Library, the Queensland Museum, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The campus is easily accessible by public transport (bus, train, City Cat and ferry) as well as by foot, bicycle and car.

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More information

For more information on living in Brisbane, visit the following websites:


Most students in Brisbane live in rental accommodation. There are also a number of private providers around Brisbane who offer specialised student accommodation.

Options near campus include:

If you prefer to rent on your own or live in a share house, you may like to visit the following websites:

What programs can I study?
Postgraduate programs
Program  CRICOS Intake Duration* Semester tuition fee^ Estimated 2018 tuition fee**
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration  067674D 1,2 0.5 years $12,500 $12,500
 Master of Business Administration 066777E 1,2 1.5 years $12,600 $37,800
 Master of Business Administration (Extended) 088886C 1,2 2 years $12,600 $50,400
 Master of Information and Communications Technology 092873M 1,2 2 years $12,600 $50,400
 Master of Health Promotion 061061D 1,2 2 years $12,100 $48,400
 Master of Professional Accounting 059557J 1,2 2 years $12,600 $50,400
Undergraduate programs
Program CRICOS Intake Duration*   Semester tuition fee^ Estimated 2018 tuition fee**
Bachelor of Business 022807A 1,2 3 years $11,000 $66,000
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) 028846A 1,2 3 years $11,000 $66,000
Bachelor of Business (Management) 028847M 1,2 3 years $11,000 $66,000
Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) 066415J 1,2 3 years $11,000 $66,000
Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) 076977C 1,2 3 years $11,000 $66,000
Bachelor of Business (International Business) 028845B 1,2 3 years $11,000 $66,000
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 076978B 1,2 3 years $11,200 $67,200
  • * Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Teaching period^ tuition fees are based on 2018 rates. The teaching period fees indicated are based on a full time 48 unit enrolment in a teaching period. Fees payable are based on enrolment load in a teaching period.
  • You should check the study plan of your chosen program for further information about course enrolment in teaching periods
  • ** Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2018 rates and successful completion of the minimum number of courses required, within the programs standard duration.
  • Tuition fees are reviewed each calendar year. The fee you must pay for a given teaching period is that which has been approved by USC for the calendar year in which the teaching period commences.
  • Any increase in tuition fees from one calendar year to the next will be no more than 7%.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).
  • Program details are subject to change.
  • For semester/trimester dates refer to the academic calendars.
  • Refer to the Student Fees and Charges - Governing Policy for information about administrative fees that may apply
  • Refer to the program page for program related costs that may apply
  • For information about USC's refund procedures refer to USC's Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedure
  • ^ Teaching period could refer to semester/trimester or session
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