Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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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.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
Refer to the program footnotes
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
Estimated total tuition fee *
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • ^^First- and second-year courses available at USC Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2021.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 017411
  • Moreton Bay 014621^^
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 63.00 Rank - 63
USC program code
Semester 1 or Semester 2
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total courses
Total units
  • ^^First- and second-year courses available at USC Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2021.

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

Sunshine Coast: Economics and Finance; Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; Information Systems; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure and Event Management.

Moreton Bay: Entrepreneurship; Information Systems; Management; Marketing.

Online: Economics and Finance; Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, Leisure & Event Management

Career opportunities
  • Business management
  • Marketing management
  • Market research
  • International business
  • Digital marketing
  • Health and education services
  • Disability services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics

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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