This program offers a great variety of areas to specialise in. Students even have the opportunity to specialise in 2 or 3 majors. These areas include Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology & Archaeology, Contemporary International Studies, Contemporary Media Studies, Creative & Critical Writing, English Literature, History, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Journalism, Language and Culture, Legal Studies, Public Relations Studies and Social Justice Studies. Graduates will gain the skills to be great problem solvers including communication, welfare, politics, international relations, language and writing skills. Graduates of a Bachelor of Arts have many career opportunities to pursue, including positions in governments, large and small businesses across public and private ran companies. Careers may include Journalist, media liaison, writer, communications officer, language teacher, welfare officer, community development officer, or teaching (with further study).

Course Fee:

International: $71,040

Entry Requirements:

Academic Entry Criteria: Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent; English Language Proficiency category 2. If the English language requirements are not met students may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


24 units: 4 compulsory core courses plus: 2x8 majors and 1x4 minor or 4 electives; OR 1x8 major and 1x12 interdisciplinary major; OR 1x12 interdisciplinary major and 2x4 minors or 1x4 minor and 4 electives; OR 1x8 major and 3x4 minors or 1x4 minor and 8 electives

Subjects you can Study:

Anthropology; Archaeology; Anthropology & Archaeology; Contemporary International Studies; Contemporary Media Studies; Creative & Critical Writing; English Literature; English Literature Extended; History; History Extended; Indigenous Studies; International Relations; Journalism Studies; Journalism; Language and Culture; Legal Studies; Public Relations Studies; Social Justice Studies.

Study Pathways:

This program articulates into Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Accepts International Students:


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

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 3 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 3 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 6 years
Springfield No info Yes Full time 3 years
Springfield No info Yes Part time 6 years

At the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), you won’t just gain knowledge, we’ll help you discover belief. Belief that you can do it. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

USQ redefines flexible and online study and we are determined to prepare you for the virtual workforce. 

We are proud to be ranked Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time work^. In just over 50 years as a higher education provider, we have become internationally recognized for our practical, world-class research that delivers high impact solutions, and teaching excellence. 

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 77% of our students who study online with us, one of the top 3 Australian universities for online study*. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

If you’re looking to study a pathway program, or your first degree, we provide personalised support to help you reach your career goals. 

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. 
Make this year the start of something great. With the option to study online or on-campus, full-time or part-time, we’ll help you unleash the courage to achieve your dreams. 

^ Graduations Destinations Survey, 2014-2016. 
* Online Study Australia, 2017.

USQ Research 

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic regional university that has evolved into a multi-campus teaching and research institution that provides education and research impact worldwide. 
USQ’s research and research training programs position the institution to support Australia’s innovation agenda, play a major role in regional development, and maintain a culture of scholarship and excellence that informs and inspires its learning and teaching program. 

We are committed to performing research that is not only of academic relevance, but is engaging with industry and our stakeholders contributing to innovation that benefits our communities and the nation. 

USQ’s areas of research focus include:  
  • Agriculture and Agribusiness;
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology;
  • Digital Studies, principally the Digital Life initiative;
  • Environmental Sciences; 
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences, principally Regional Health and Wellbeing; 
  • Materials and Mechanical Engineering;
  • Mathematical and Data Sciences, principally Computational; 
  • Mathematics and Space Sciences; and  
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.


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