University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is located in Queensland, Australia. With its main campus in the city of Toowoomba, the university also focuses on delivering internationally awarded online education. The degrees on offer at its main campus are in the areas of Business and Commerce, Law and Justice, and Engineering and Built Environment.

  • Average Tuition AUD 21,570
  • Students 27,000
  • International Students 21%
  • Total Annual Cost AUD 37,000
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The University of Southern Queensland was established in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Darling Downs). It became an autonomous multi-purpose college in 1971, and changed its name to Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education. It gained university status in 1992, officially becoming the University of Southern Queensland.

The University of Southern Queensland prides itself on being multicultural and diverse. The staff at USQ come from 66 different countries. And 17% of the students enrolled at USQ are international students, who come from 94 different countries. The university has two faculties; Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts; and Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences. Aside from its main campus in Toowoomba, USQ also has campuses in the cities of Ipswich and Springfield. One of the reasons students are attracted to USQ is its student-focused educational environment. Students at USQ have their personal Student Relationship Officer that help each student during their time at USQ.

 

Bachelor Programs

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    Accountancy

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Business Economics

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    Commerce

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    Finance

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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    Human Resources

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

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    Information Management

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee
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    Information Technology

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    International Business

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

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    Leadership

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills.

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    Marketing

    AUD 21,570 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 796
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 834

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Established in 1967

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    The University of Southern Queensland has a Student Guild that helps students with professional development as well as other personal and academic issues.

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          • Testimony
            1996-2000, Bachelor's degree

            USQ is recommended for its Engineering Faculty, and producers good, effective Engineers to many parts of the world who gain their education through it. It has been great having attended this institution.

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            2014-2014, Leading Organisational Change

            I hope to study further through USQ!

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            2011-2013, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

            The access for students through USQ's online systems was fantastic