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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (BABZ)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • External

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 32 units

  • 4 years or part-time equivalent

  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba

This program is currently being re-accredited and is as a consequence likely to undergo some changes.
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Create a career to suit you

A double degree program takes far less time than doing the programs separately so you save time and money and put yourself in a competitive position for promotion or career change. You graduate with two testamurs (official certificates) for each of your degrees.

Professional accreditation

The Information Technology Management major is accredited by the Australian Computer Society and through the Seoul Accord, is recognised overseas.

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

Design your degree by choosing your majors to fit your career ambitions. Imagine where majors in Marketing and Public Relations, International Business and Language and Culture or Tourism Management and Asian Studies could take you? Prepare yourself for a career as an events coordinator, public relations officer, archaeologist, business analyst or journalist. 

Courses to be studied Units
4 x Arts core courses
8 x Business core courses
plus 1 x 8-unit Arts major
plus 1 x 4-unit minor
or 4 x electives
or 1 x 12-unit extended major
plus 1 x 8-unit Business major 8
Total 32
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported AUD 9144
Domestic full fee paying AUD 18610

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

This is the 2017 OP / Rank for this program.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
  • Maths A (4 SA) is assumed

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.

How to apply

Apply with QTAC
If you're new to USQ
Apply with USQ
If you're a current or previous USQ student (Not Head Start students)

Note: Semester 3 is only available via distance education.

QTAC codes

Mode Codes
External/Online 909615
Springfield 929611
Toowoomba 909611

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2017 - applications close Monday 20 February 2017, with Semester 1 commencing on 27 February 2017.
  • Semester 2, 2017 - applications close Thursday 6 July 2017, with Semester 2 commencing on 10 July 2017.
  • Semester 3, 2017 - applications close Monday 7 November, with Semester 3 commencing on 14 November 2017.

If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

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