Business Administration - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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If you are task-focused and find fulfillment in organisation and time management, then consider studying Business Administration. This major applies a multifaceted approach to business administration, drawing on business and commerce courses.

Administration is essential to the successful operation of any business, whether that be small business or large corporate organisations. Your studies will equip you with the cross-disciplinary skills needed for administration or office management roles across a range of industries.

You will gain the confidence and skills you need to advance your career to team leader or apply your knowledge to an entrepreneurial business idea. Take advantage of USC’s knowledgeable staff who maintain close links with local businesses and build your own network of professional contacts.

Explore the full range of Business majors and minors.

The Business Administration Major can be selected in the Bachelor of Business and any double degrees that include the Bachelor of Business.

Major (8)

For a major in Business Administration, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

Select 1 course from:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
ACC320 Contemporary Accounting Issues
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: ACC210
BUS303 Money and Banking
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: BUS102
HRM321 Organisational Change and Agility
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
MGT310 Managing the Small Business
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: BUS104
MKG322 Building and Managing Brands
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: MKG220
TSM315 Running Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (M.I.C.E) industry events
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 

PLUS select 1 course from:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
ACC310 Management Accounting
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
BUS303 Money and Banking
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: BUS102
HRM321 Organisational Change and Agility
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
IBS321 International Business Strategy
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: BUS104 or IBS100
TSM313 The Innovation and Technology Effect in TLEM
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 

PLUS select 1 course from:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
ACC310 Management Accounting
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
FIN310 Investment Analysis
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: ACC211
HRM311 Enabling Team Synergy and Performance
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: Completed 192 units towards your Program
TSM200 Creating and Managing Event Experiences
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: TSM102
Co: TSM315

PLUS select 1 course from:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
ACC321 Auditing and Professional Practice
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: ACC210
BUS305 Econometrics
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: BUS201 or BUS202
HRM321 Organisational Change and Agility
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
MGT325 Managing Quality
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: BUS104
TSM315 Running Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (M.I.C.E) industry events
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 

PLUS select four (4) Developing or Graduate (200/300 level) courses from only Business discipline courses.