University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Introduction

Did you know that you can study on-campus or online, full-time or part-time?

Whatever way you want to study, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) makes it easier than ever for you to fit study in your life. With more than 75 per cent of students studying online, USQ’s delivery of external education resources continues to lead the way.

About Us

In just over 50 years, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has become a prominent teaching and research institution. USQ is recognised for providing quality education worldwide. Internationally accredited programs, and a variety of ways to study, USQ has students from more than 80 countries. Recognition

  • USQ is ranked No.1 in Queensland for graduates in full-time work - Graduate Destinations Survey 2014-2016
  • USQ is QLD’s No. 1 provider of online postgraduate studies- Department of Education, 2015
  • USQ has 14 fields of research that rated at, or above, world standard - Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 2015
  • USQ is ranked in the top 5 MBA programs in Australia - Financial Review Group, 2015
  • USQ has 3500 engineering students with 87% studying externally from 20+ countries.
  • The Bachelor of Communications and Media (Public Relations) is accredited with the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)
  • The Bachelor of Information Technology (except the Data Analytics major) is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Where are we located?

USQ Toowoomba

USQ Toowoomba is the main campus. Offering television studios, a performing arts theatre, science and engineering laboratories and 24-hour access computer laboratories, USQ Toowoomba provides you with the professional experience and facilities your study deserves. USQ Toowoomba campus offers you the benefits of a city environment within a relaxed country atmosphere. Brisbane is an approximately 90 minutes’ drive away from Australia’s second largest inland city, but Toowoomba offers plenty of activities to do when the day of study is over. If you are unsure about accommodation, USQ offers you the chance to experience living at the USQ Residential Colleges.

USQ Springfield

USQ Springfield is a hub for digital production and performance. A state-of-the-art television studio, radio station and rehearsal spaces, as well as collaborative teaching rooms and brand-new laboratories for science and engineering, USQ Springfield is leading the way in production and research. Located just 35 minutes from the CBD of Brisbane, there will always be something to do once the books are closed for the day.

USQ Ipswich

USQ Ipswich offers facilities for the best experience while studying our Health and Community Programs. Study nursing, sport exercise science, or psychology whilst experiencing Ipswich’s luxury grand vistas across the city, as well as the graceful mix of historical and modern buildings making up the campus. USQ Ipswich’s library contains one of the most stunning features, a living rainforest. USQ Ipswich is only 55 minutes away from the CBD of Brisbane and is easily accessible via public transport.

Student Services

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) redefines the way you think about flexible and online study. USQ is one of Australia’s top three universities for online education* and received a 5 Star rating for Student Support^.

If you are looking to study a pathway program, or your first degree, USQ prides itself on providing the best support possible to help you reach your career goals. You will have your very own Student Relationship Officer (SRO) to support you every step of the way on your learning journey.

USQ students enjoy small class-sizes, collaborative learning spaces, a suite of support services to help them get through the highs and lows of their study experience whether they are studying face-to-face with us or via our supportive online learning mode. USQ students who choose to study online are very much a part of the campus communities and are welcome to be on-campus with us during any part of their study journey.

(Sources: *Online Study Australia, 2016; ^Good Universities Guide, 2017)

USQ is here to help you achieve your goals, support you through any challenges and celebrate your success. Services include: • Free airport reception and transfer to your USQ Campus • Residential colleges and off campus accommodation • International Student Workgroup on USQ Career Hub • Student welfare, health, counselling and wellbeing • Multi-Faith Support and Services • Regular student events and activities • Disability Resources.

For more information about the listed and additional services USQ International has to offer, please visit the following website: https://www.usq.edu.au/study/international

Where to stay?

If you’re planning to study on campus with USQ, there are a number of accommodation options available to suit every budget – all within close proximity to each of USQ’s campuses. You can find out more about accommodation with USQ at:

Courses

The programs offered at USQ are designed with the aim of preparing industry-ready, internationally recognised and qualified graduates. At USQ, you can study at diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels. You can also take advantage of our Professional Development Single Courses, pathway programs, and English language courses to enhance your career. USQ offers degrees in the following discipline areas:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences
  • Research
  • English Language and Pathway Programs
  • Professional Development

Are you ready to apply at USQ?

Applying to study with USQ is easy! To find out more about this application process and to get your application started, visit the following website: https://www.usq.edu.au/study/international/apply Remember, there is no fee for applying at USQ.

Locations

    USQ Toowoomba
    West Street, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

    USQ Springfield
    Sinnathamby Boulevard, Springfield Lakes, QLD, Australia

    USQ Ipswich
    Salisbury Road, Ipswich, QLD, Australia
This school offers programs in:
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Programs

This school also offers:

Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 6 - 24 months February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 3 more

Whether you have studied business before, have relevant professional work experience without studying, or have studied an un-related area, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business can expand your career prospects with a postgraduate qualification. [+]

Advance in your workplace with a postgraduate qualification Whether you have studied business before, have relevant professional work experience without studying, or have studied an un-related area, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business can expand your career prospects with a postgraduate qualification. You can choose to study: A Business Administration specialisation where you will choose four core business courses from the Master of Business Administration. If you wish to go on and study the Master of Business Administration you should choose this specialisation. A General specialisation where you are able to select any four postgraduate Business and Commerce courses, or from another study area with University approval, to personalise your degree to your requirements. A Named specialisation where you can choose to specialise in one area, including: Agribusiness (not available in 2017) Big Data and Visualisation Business Administration Business Leadership (available from semsester 2, 2017) Crisis Management Digital Marketing Analytics (available from semester 2, 2017) Digital Transformation Emergency and Disaster Communication (available from semester 2, 2017) Enterprise Leadership Finance Global Business Management International Business Professional Communication Project Leadership Project Management Property Development and Management Strategic Human Resource Management Strategic Marketing Sustainable Business If you wish to go on and study the Master of Business and Innovation, Master of Project Management, Master of Information Systems or Master of Professional Accounting you should choose a Named specialisation. The Graduate Certificate of Business is designed to help you advance in your workplace with a postgraduate qualification or be the first step on the road... [-]

Graduate Certificate of Education

Campus or Online Full time Part time 6 - 24 months February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 3 more

The Graduate Certificate of Education provides flexibility for students to select courses that best advance their applied knowledge and skills in relation to advancing their careers. The Graduate Certificate of Education also provides a pathway into the USQ Education Master’s portfolio. [+]

Expertise. Choice. Flexibility The Graduate Certificate of Education provides flexibility for students to select courses that best advance their applied knowledge and skills in relation to advancing their careers. The Graduate Certificate of Education also provides a pathway into the USQ Education Master’s portfolio. Enhance your qualifications Depending on their specialisation, graduates will have career opportunities to work as professionals in education; training and development; career development; educational leadership; digital learning; adult, profession and workplace learning; and tertiary education. Workplace learning Many of the courses offered provide you with opportunities to address real issues through independent work in an approved workplace professional development activity. You can see the results of your studies in your workplace immediately. Pathway to further study The postgraduate certificate is a great place to start and you can continue on to obtain your Masters degree with either the Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place) or the Master of Education (Full-fee paying) depending on which courses you studied. A pathway exists all the way to doctoral studies, either the Doctor of Education or Doctor of Philosophy. Majors Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning Applied Linguistics Behaviour Intervention Career Development Counselling in Educational Contexts Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership Digital Learning Environments Early Childhood Gifted and Talented Leading and Managing Educational Organisations Learning Intervention Multicultural Education Special Education Tertiary Teaching TESOL *The on-campus offering is not available to international students. Student-Led Pathway Students also have the to option to enrol in any 4 courses, regardless of the program mode of... [-]

Graduate Diploma

Graduate Diploma of Business (GDBZ)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 3 more

Looking to extend your career opportunities or undertake specialised postgraduate study in business? With a wide range of specialisations, or the ability to tailor a degree to suit your interests, USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Business gives you the opportunity to align your study interests to areas that best support your business career aspirations. [+]

Expand your business skills and knowledge Looking to extend your career opportunities or undertake specialised postgraduate study in business? With a wide range of specialisations, or the ability to tailor a degree to suit your interests, USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Business gives you the opportunity to align your study interests to areas that best support your business career aspirations. The Graduate Diploma of Business’ flexibility also provides you with the option to choose two specialisations. You can choose a specialisation from: Agribusiness (not available in 2017) Big Data and Visualisation Business Administration Business Leadership Crisis Management Digital Marketing Analytics Digital Transformation Emergency and Disaster Communication Enterprise Leadership Finance General Global Business Management International Business Project Management Professional Communication Strategic Human Resource Management Strategic Marketing Sustainable Business. Alternate entry options are also available which means you don’t necessarily have to have completed an undergraduate bachelor degree to gain entry. Go on to further study The Graduate Diploma of Business can also be a stepping stone if you then wish to further your study in a degree such as our Master of Business Administration, Master of Business and Innovation or Master of Project Management. Professional accreditation The Graduate Diploma of Business (Project Management Specialisation) is delivered by USQ as a Global Registered Education Provider with the US-based Project Management Institute (PMI). Entry Requirements A bachelors degree or equivalent from a recognised university. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS... [-]

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University of Southern Queensland

Address West Street 521-535
4350 Darling Heights, Australia
Website http://www.usq.edu.au/international
Phone +61 74631 5543

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