University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Introduction

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has a unique culture that focuses on support, flexibility and quality education. When you commence your studies with USQ you will join a vibrant, multicultural and engaging community of students committed to creating bright futures.

About Us

In less than fifty years we have become a prominent multi-campus teaching and research institution providing education worldwide. Over 27, 000 students from around 116 countries take advantage of our flexible learning options by studying:

  • On-campus at one of our three Australian campuses
  • Through online and distance education
  • Through one of our USQ Education Partners around the world

Recognition

  • No.1 University in Australia for Graduate employability. Good University Guide, 2017
  • 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 is ranked No.1 in QLD for engineering graduates in full-time work. (95.5%) - Graduate Destinations Survey 2012-2016
  • Our Bachelor of Communications (Public Relations) degree is accredited with the Public Relations Institute of Australia
  • The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Where are we located?

USQ has three campuses within the Southern Queensland region in Australia; USQ Toowoomba, USQ Springfield and USQ Ipswich. Each campus is located within 2 hours drive of Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland.

Each campus offers a unique and diverse student culture, small class sizes, easy access to support and a safe and friendly atmosphere to experience the laid-back Australian way of life.

USQ Toowoomba provides a perfect sanctuary for study, as it offers you the benefits of a city environment in a relaxed country atmosphere. Approximately two hours’ driving distance from Brisbane CBD, Australia’s largest inland city also offers plenty to do when you close those books for the day and the full on-campus experience with Residential College accommodation.

USQ Springfield is a hub for digital production and performance, including 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. Located just 35 minutes from Brisbane CBD.

USQ Ipswich’s leafy campus has grand vistas across the city and a graceful mix of historic and modern buildings, including a stunning library featuring a living rainforest. The campus is 55 minutes from Brisbane CBD, and is accessible via public transport. Each campus offers a unique and diverse student culture, small class sizes, easy access to support and a safe and friendly atmosphere to experience the laid-back Australian way of life.

Support

USQ supports its student’s every-step-of-the-way throughout their learning journey. Each student is assigned their very own Student Relationship Officer (SRO) from day one to help enhance their individual university experience and give them the best opportunity to succeed at tertiary study, regardless of how they choose to study.

Our professionally accredited staff also offer support services for on-campus and online students ranging from meeting you at the airport through to online support.

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 our campuses.

You will have the option of on-campus, off-campus and private accommodation and our friendly team are happy to help in finding a suitable option for you.

What to study?

USQ programs are designed with the aim of preparing industry-ready, internationally qualified graduates. You can study with USQ at Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research levels and can also take advantage of our Professional Development Single Courses, Pathway Programs and English Language Courses to enhance your career.

USQ offers courses in the following discipline areas:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering & Built Environment
  • Health & Community
  • Humanities & Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences
  • English Language

Studying on-campus in Australia

Choosing to study on-campus in Australia gives you the choice of three campuses, all located in Southern Queensland at Toowoomba, Ipswich and Springfield. Choosing your location will largely depend on the degree you want to study. As an on-campus USQ student you can immerse yourself in a safe, friendly and multicultural environment. You will find helpful and approachable staff and accommodation that is convenient and affordable.

Studying by distance (online) education

Choosing to study by distance education gives you the flexibility to continue working while you study and to remain close to family and friends. The degree you receive is exactly the same as students who study on-campus. The main difference is the way in which you interact with your lectures and fellow students. This is all done online.

Ready to apply to USQ?

Applying to study with USQ is easy! USQ accepts applications all year round. USQ receives thousands of applications each year so it is important to apply early, to make sure you secure a place and to allow time for your to make your necessary study arrangements (ie visa, organise family and work commitments).

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Programs

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Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 6 months February 2018 Australia Toowoomba + 1 more

This degree is designed to help you advance in your workplace or be the first step on the road to a master’s degree, so no matter what your end goal is the Graduate Certificate of Business can help you achieve it. [+]

Enhance your understanding of the business world 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. You can choose your courses from our Business and Commerce postgraduate degrees, allowing you to expand the breadth of your business knowledge or specialise in one area. This degree is designed to help you advance in your workplace or be the first step on the road to a master’s degree, so no matter what your end goal is the Graduate Certificate of Business can help you achieve it. You can choose a specialisation from: Agribusiness Big Data and Visualisation Business Administration Crisis Management Digital Transformation Enterprise Leadership Finance Global Business Management International Business Professional Communication Project Management Strategic Human resource Management Strategic Marketing Sustainable Business Further study The Graduate Certificate of Business can also be a stepping stone if you want to go onto study degrees such as our Master of Business Administration, Master of Business and Innovation, Master of Project Management, Master of Information Systems and Master of Professional Accounting. Alternate entry Alternate entry means you don’t necessarily have to have completed an undergraduate bachelor degree. Professional accreditation USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). A study of project management at USQ earns professional development units towards certification with PMI including towards the Project Management Professional (PMP). PMI and PMP are registered marks of... [-]

Graduate Diploma

Graduate Diploma of Business (GDBZ)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Springfield + 2 more

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. [+]

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 Big Data and Visualisation Business Administration Crisis Management Digital transformation 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). The Graduate Diploma of Business (Strategic Human Resource Management Specialisation) is accredited by Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Entry Requirements A bachelors degree or equivalent from a recognised university. English Language Requirements All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This... [-]

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Contact

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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