This program is the perfect way to start a degree in business at university. Students complete eight core courses and then choose eight courses from a range of business and commerce courses including advertising, business law, human resource management, e-commerce, finance and politics, and international relations. This course is a qualification in its own right or can be used as a pathway to bachelor degrees. For more program information, visit Associate Degree of Business and Commerce at USQ.
Not all courses are available at all campuses.
Minors: Accounting; advertising; banking and financial services; business administration; business economics; communication and media studies; e-commerce; economics and politics; finance; global political economy; human resource management; journalism; management and leadership; marketing; politics and international relations; public relations.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.
English (Units 3 and 4, C), General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
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
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students
Depending on courses: roles in human resources, marketing, administration, information technology, inventory management, small business management, and commerce.
2 years Online learning or 4 years Online learning