Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Science

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

This combined business and science degree develops students' innovative business thinking with a strong scientific base. The course offers flexibility for students to tailor their degree and add majors and minors that spark their interests and career ambitions by combining interests in areas that complement each other such as marketing and public health, or management and environmental science. Advanced analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems give students an attractive skill set for many science and business roles.

Course Fee:

International: $100,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Recommended studies in English; Maths A, B or C; at least one science subject


Students study 32 subjects, including: 6 introductory business subjects; 2 advanced business subjects; 8 elective business subjects which can be used to comprise a major; 6 science introductory subjects; a science major (8 subjects) and 2 elective subjects

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Financial planning; Human resource management; Information systems; International business; Management; Marketing; Tourism, leisure and event management; Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Ecology; Food and Biosecurity; Mathematics

Study Pathways:

Honours year is available.

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.


Students and graduates may become members/associate members of various Australian professional bodies depending on their study specialisations.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Full time 4 years
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Part time 8 years
USC is one of Australia's fastest growing regional universities, and at just over 20 years of age is one of the world's top 150 young universities.

USC offers flexible study options across more than 120 programs at a network of teaching locations between Brisbane and the Fraser Coast. Our approach to learning is hands on, with innovative facilities and excellent staff-to-student ratios. Students consistently rate USC as one of the best universities in Australia for teaching quality and overall student experience.

USC's international reputation for research is growing every year, with 14 research fields now rated at world standard or above. Leading research areas include environmental science and management, nursing and health sciences, biological sciences, ecology, agricultural and veterinary sciences, fisheries science and clinical sciences.

USC is committed to unlocking the innovation, productivity and full human potential of our regions, and to working with government, industry and community to encourage prosperity in a knowledge-driven world.

Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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