Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

Students gain specialist knowledge and skills in the business and commerce and science disciplines, with a strong emphasis on professional communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Students can think constructively and logically and use technologies and skills acquired in their major study areas to solve modern-day problems. Students can choose from a variety of study areas to equip them with a multidisciplinary degree that provides a solid foundation in business and commerce or science fields. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science at USQ.


Please note that the prerequisites for this course vary depending on the Science major.
Counselling and psychology majors, refer to 904561 and 904565.
Animal Science, biology, computing, environment and sustainability, food science, human physiology, information technology, plant agricultural science, wildlife management, and wine science majors, refer to 904661 and 904665.
Astronomical and space sciences, mathematics, mathematics and statistics, physical sciences, and statistics refer to 904761 and 904765.


Bachelor of Business: accounting; business administration; business economics; finance; human resource management; management and leadership; marketing. Bachelor of Science: astronomical and space sciences; mathematics, mathematics and statistics; physical sciences; statistics.


Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Administrator, banking and finance professional, business analyst, consultant, certified practising accountant, chartered accountant, chief financial officer, economist, financial adviser/analyst, fund/investment manager, human resources manager, investment banker, marketing manager, stockbroker. Depending on science specialisation: science journalism, statistical officer, research, biologist, computer systems programmer, network administrator, information systems manager, specialist scientist, technical officer, technical/ sales representative in pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnological industries, molecular biologist, microbiologist, welfare officer, counselling, conservation and biodiversity management, natural resource management, national parks, food product development, food safety, mathematician, financial analyst, biometrics, actuary, agribusiness, vineyard or winery operation.


Accounting major: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Australia (associate member); eligibility to study CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand professional exams; exemptions from the Fundamental level (nine papers) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exams. Finance major: graduates will meet the educational entrance requirements to become a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). Marketing major: is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI), and students are eligible for credit towards becoming a Certified Practising Marketer (CPM) upon completion.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Darling Downs & South West QLD