Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

This flexible combined program prepares students to pursue a variety of career paths as they can choose to specialise in a wide variety of humanities and business disciplines to complement their interests and ambitions. Students can combine complementary specialisations such as creative writing and marketing or international studies and international business. They can select from a range of subject areas: there are 15 majors available in arts and 9 majors in business disciplines. Refer to separate entries for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business for more information.


  • 32 subjects: 13 Arts subjects (including 5 core subjects and 1 major)
  • 17 Business subjects (including 6 core subjects and 1 major)
  • and 2 elective subjects.


  • Business majors: Accounting
  • Business administration
  • Economics and finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism, leisure and event managementArts majors: Creative writing and publishing
  • Criminology and justice
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • International studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Japanese in-country
  • Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Screen media
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability-society
  • Theatre and performance

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English, plus General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths is recommended

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
USC Moreton Bay International: $97,600
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
USC Online International: $97,600
  • ATAR: 55
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
USC Sunshine Coast International: $97,600
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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.

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