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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
USC - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Students gain essential knowledge and skills in critical thinking and analysis. They can design a degree to suit personal interests and career ambitions by selecting two majors or one major and two minors from a broad range of discipline areas such as creative writing and publishing, criminology and justice, English, geography, history, Japanese, sociology and psychology. The program is a strong base for further studies in education, law or honours. For more information, visit Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business at USC.


In 2022, first and second-year courses in this degree will be available online. Third-year courses from 2023, and fourth-year courses from 2024. If you wish to study online and are intending to apply for credit for previous studies, please contact Student Central to discuss your options.

Please note: Not all courses are available online. Depending on your choice of majors and/or electives, some courses may require regular on-campus attendance at USC Sunshine Coast or USC Moreton Bay. For more details, visit the USC website.


Refer to entries for B Arts and B Business

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the USC website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for USC and for this course, refer to USC’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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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




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, 2021

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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

International students

All students

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business.

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Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$11642 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities, Business
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Sunshine Coast
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