Bachelor of Business and Commerce / Bachelor of Laws

University of Southern Queensland USQ

This double degree provides graduates with a diverse skill set across business, commerce and law. In the Bachelor of Business and Commerce students will benefit from USQ's close ties with industry and explore different approaches to ethical decision making, how to think creatively and analytically, and to communicate clearly and concisely in this professionally-oriented program. The Business and Commerce degree gives students the flexibility to combine one business area of interest with another to create the desired career. Students can choose to study two specialist fields (majors) or combine one specialist field with two other minor fields to broaden horizons. In the Bachelor of Laws students will learn about conflict and communication, negotiation and mediation, and develop skills for professional practice as a solicitor or barrister in Queensland or a legal practitioner elsewhere in Australia. This double degree also builds broader analytical, complex problem-solving and research skills used in a range of careers outside of legal practice.

Course Fee:


International: $120,400

Entry Requirements:

Academic Entry Criteria: Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent; Assumed Knowledge expectations: Year 12 Mathematics A (4 SA) or equivalent; English Language Proficiency category 3. If the English language requirements are not met students may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Structure:

40 units

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Accounting (Extended), Aviation management and safety; Business administration; Business economics; Finance; General commerce; Human resource management; Information technology management; International business; Management and leadership; Marketing; Sustainable business; Law

Study Pathways:

Credit may be permitted for a limited number of courses, equivalent in content and level, successfully completed recently with a recognised institution, in accordance with USQ policy. Students may be permitted to exit with the Bachelor of Business and Commerce or, the Bachelor of Laws or, any corresponding exit point award provided they have met all of the individual requirements of the respective program.

Recognition:

Law Program: Legal Practitioners Admissions Board, Queensland, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland as an approved academic qualification under the Supreme Court (Admission) Rules 2004 (Qld). Accounting major: CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ); Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Finance major: Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). Human Resource Management major: Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Marketing major: Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). Information Technology Management Major Australian Computer Society and through Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 10 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 5 years
Springfield No info Yes Online 5 years
Springfield No info Yes Part time 10 years
Springfield No info Yes Full time 5 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 5 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

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Research

We develop research solutions that deliver global impact. Our researchers are found in the field, working alongside our partners to develop solutions that can be applied directly to industry and community. Our areas of research focus include:  

  • Agriculture and Agribusiness
  • Astrophysics
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
  • Digital Life 
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • Materials Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Hypersonics 
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au   
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au  
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 

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