In this program, students can design a course to suit personal interests and career ambitions by selecting from discipline areas such as creative writing, geography, history, languages and psychology. This course is a strong base for further studies in education, law or honours.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Year 12 English is recommended


24 subjects: 1 core subject; 2 majors (8 subjects each) or 1 major (8 subjects) and 2 minors (4 subjects each); 7 elective subjects.

Subjects you can Study:

Australian studies; Creative writing; Drama; English; Geography; History; Indonesian; Italian; Japanese; Journalism; Politics and international relations; Psychology; Screen and media studies; Sociology; Sustainability-society

Study Pathways:

Credit transfer is available for graduates of related TAFE Diplomas. An Honours year is available. It requires completion of 96 units made up of 48 units dissertation and 48 units coursework.

Further information:

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers a Regional Preference Scheme for eligible applicants who reside or attend school in one of the following regional council areas: Sunshine Coast Regional Council; Noosa Council; Gympie Regional Council; Moreton Bay Regional Council; Somerset Regional Council; Fraser Coast Regional Council; South Burnett Regional Council. For eligible applicants an additional OP score of one or two selection ranks is granted.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01595D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
USC Gympie No info Yes Full time 3 years
USC Gympie No info Yes Part time 6 years
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Full time 3 years
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Part time 6 years
The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is Australia's fastest-growing regional university.

USC has a strong record of graduate satisfaction, and is the only public university in Queensland to earn five stars for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide annually since 2007.

USC offers more than 140 study programs (undergraduate, postgraduate and research) in the disciplines of business, IT and tourism; creative industries, design and communication; education; engineering, planning and science; health, nursing and sport sciences; humanities, psychology and social sciences; and law and criminology.

Degrees are complemented by opportunities for work experience, internships and practical industry-based projects. Program structures allow students to tailor their studies to meet individual needs. Students can also choose to do part of their degree overseas at partner universities or learn how to start a business at USC's Innovation Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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