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Programs and fees

15% ISO Scholarship in 2021/2022!

The International Student Outlook (ISO) Scholarship is available to international students for all USC programs commencing in 2021/2022 across all USC Queensland campuses.

The 15 percent tuition fee reduction will apply to the officially scheduled and published tuition fees for the relevant program and study period.

Other study options and fee information

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Study Abroad Program

USC's Study Abroad program offers you a short-term study option. Enjoy new cultural experiences while studying for one or two semesters and gaining credits towards your home degree.

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Bachelor programs

No matter what kind of future you’re looking for, you can find it at USC. Choose from over 100 undergraduate degrees and start your future now.

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Postgraduate programs

Whether you need a professional qualification or want to branch out in a new field, postgraduate studies at USC can give you a competitive edge and advance your career.

Diploma programs

USC offers a variety of Diploma programs from disciplines such as business, communication, general studies, sport and fitness, outdoor environmental studies and social sciences.

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Double degrees

Maximise your study by earning degrees from both USC and your home university in the same time period.

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English Language Program

Meet English language requirements for further study and improve your English by completing one of our English Language Programs.

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Tuition fees and other costs

Learn more about the tuition fees and other costs associated with studying at USC.

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How to apply

Follow these easy application steps and start your USC experience today.


Find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Who is an international student?

An international student is a person who:

  • is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or a Permanent Humanitarian visa holder 
  • is enrolled in, or intends to enrol in, a study program with an Australian higher education provider

An international student is not:

  • a person entitled to stay in, or enter and stay in, Australia with no limitations on the duration or nature of their stay
  • a diplomatic representative of New Zealand or a member of staff, spouse or dependent of such a representative
All international students should hold a visa which has appropriate study rights.

An international Student visa holder is an international student who: