Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business and Commerce

University of Southern Queensland USQ

The combined degree in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business provides students with a range of business skills to complement and enhance their chosen Arts major. This combined degree has many different combination options to choose from to help students become successful in a multitude of different career pathways. Students can choose from a number of different business majors including Administrative Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Finance, and Tourism Management. This is then combined with a major chosen from the Bachelor of Arts such as Anthropology; Indigenous Studies; International Relations; History; English Literature; Journalism or Public Relations Studies.

Course Fee:

International: $93,760

Entry Requirements:

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


32 units: core units: 12 core courses; Arts units: 12 courses (either 1 x 12-unit interdisciplinary major or 1 x 8-unit major plus 1 x 4-unit minor); Business units: 8 courses (1 x 8 unit major)

Subjects you can Study:

Business and Commerce Majors: Accounting; Aviation Management and Safety; Business Administration; Business Economics; Business Law; Finance; General Commerce; Human Resource Management; Information Technology Management; International Business; Management and Leadership; Marketing; Sustainable Business; Tourism Management; Accounting (Extended); Marketing and Hospitality Management; Tourism and Events Management. Arts Majors: Anthropology; Archaeology; Anthropology and Archaeology; Contemporary International Studies; Contemporary Media Studies; Creative and Critical Writing; English Literature; English Literature Extended; History; History Extended; Indigenous Studies; International Relations; Journalism Studies; Journalism; Legal Studies; Public Relations Studies; Social Justice Studies.


The Human Resource Management major within the Bachelor of Business is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and satisfies the educational requirements for professional membership of AHRI.

Accepts International Students:


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

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 4 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 4 years
Springfield No info Yes Part time 8 years
Springfield No info Yes Full time 4 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 8 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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