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Bachelor of Business and Commerce
University of Southern Queensland - Online

Course outline

This program equips students with practical skills to identify, describe, analyse and resolve problems in dynamic business environments. Students can choose from a variety of majors to suit their career ambitions. On top of providing a solid foundation of general business and commerce knowledge through practical applications and experience, students have the opportunity to gain leadership skills and professional expertise as well as improve their communication techniques to prepare them for work in a diverse range of industries.


Accounting; aviation management and safety; business administration; business economics; business law; finance; general commerce; human resource management; information technology management; international business; management and leadership; marketing; sustainable business; tourism management.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

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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.


Accounting major: associate membership of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA Australia professional exams and eligibility to study the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand professional exams; can also qualify students for exemptions from the Fundamental level (nine papers) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exams. Accounting major with finance minor: meets the educational entrance requirements of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Finance major: associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Information technology management major: is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries. Human resource management major: professional membership of Australian Human Resources Institute.

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Bachelor degree
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3 years External or 6 years External

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