University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Introduction

Are you thinking about studying in Australia? The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) prides itself on providing the best support possible to help you reach your study and career goals. USQ students enjoy small class-sizes, collaborative learning spaces, and a suite of support services to enhance your study experience. With students from more than 80 countries and internationally accredited degrees and programs, you can choose to study on campus, external or online.

About Us

The University of Southern Queensland is a dynamic university dedicated to providing quality degrees and programs in a flexible and supportive environment. In over 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution, providing education worldwide from three regional locations: Toowoomba, Springfield, and Ipswich. We also have an outreach hub located in Stanthorpe.
Our students are taught by lecturers who are leaders in their fields, who, like our programs, stay up-to-date with the constantly changing face of the industry. We are proud to be No. 1 in Queensland for graduates in full-time work (Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014-2016). Regardless of whether our students study online or on-campus, our focus is to provide them with personalized support.
Each student has access to USQ’s Student Relationship Officers (SROs) who can support them through their learning journey.

Courses

The programs offered at USQ are designed with the aim of preparing industry-ready, internationally recognized 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.

Almost 28000 students from across Australia and around the world choose to study at USQ in the areas of:

  • 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.

USQ Toowoomba

USQ Toowoomba is the original university campus and is well equipped with a wide range of facilities catering to a range of student needs. The largest of USQ’s three campuses regarding its size, USQ Toowoomba offers the full on-campus experience with residential college accommodation and a great range of student life activities complementing the academic program.

USQ Toowoomba is located in one of Australia’s largest inland cities, just a one hour forty minutes’ drive west of Brisbane and close to Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport.

USQ also offers a free daily intercampus shuttle bus service between USQ Toowoomba, USQ Springfield and USQ Ipswich, giving students more options and flexibility to attend classes depending on their needs.

USQ Springfield

USQ Springfield is a fresh, modern campus located in the heart of one of Queensland’s fastest-growing regions.

USQ Springfield offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate options in a vibrant setting just 25 minutes from the Ipswich CBD, 45 minutes from Brisbane city and an hour from the Gold Coast.

A hub for digital production and performance for the University, the campus includes an industry standard broadcast television and radio production facility and rehearsal spaces, as well as collaborative teaching rooms, brand-new laboratories.

USQ Springfield’s world-class flight simulator is the first of its kind in Queensland. USQ’s simulator is a narrow body jet, where aviation students can replicate an entire flight, both regular and abnormal scenarios while completing checks and procedures.

USQ Ipswich

USQ’s Ipswich campus is on a heritage site in one of Australia’s oldest cities. We’ve been part of Ipswich since 2006, and as the region grows, we’re expanding our commitment to the region.

USQ Ipswich’s leafy campus has grand vistas across the city as well as a stunning library featuring a living rainforest. The campus is 55 minutes from Brisbane city, an hour and 15 minutes from the Gold Coast, and is accessible via public transport. Home to USQ’s School of Health and Wellbeing, USQ Ipswich includes custom-built paramedical training facilities and new clinical nursing laboratories, sports fields, a café and a gym.

Online

With online study at USQ, it’s easier than ever for a study to fit in with your life. We are focused on student success, so we make it easier for you to fit our career-focused, fully-accredited degrees into your busy life. In fact, we are the number one university in Queensland for graduates in full-time work (Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014-2016). You can study part-time or full-time, or change your study load as life changes for you - your classroom is as close as your computer.

Our students who choose to study online are very much a part of our on-campus communities and are very welcome to be on-campus with us as well as take advantage of the wide range of facilities and support services that we have to offer.

Online students can access their flexible online classroom which allows them to choose where they study when they study, and even how they study. It’s no wonder that over 75% of our students choose to study through this mode.

International student support

  • Free airport collection and transfer to your accommodation for new arriving students
  • Residential colleges and off-campus accommodation
  • International Student Workgroup on USQ Career Hub
  • Student welfare, health, counseling, and wellbeing
  • Multi-faith support and services
  • Regular student events and activities
  • Disability resources.

Find out more information about USQ International services.

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. Find out more about accommodation with USQ.

Are you ready to apply at USQ?

Applying to study with USQ is easy! Find out more about our application process, and get your application started. Remember, there is no fee for applying at USQ.

Research

USQ is committed to performing research that is not only of academic relevance but is engaging with industry and our stakeholders and contributing to innovation that benefits our communities, the nation and beyond.

Key to our research culture is working with industry to understand problems facing the sector and collaboratively developing new ideas and technologies that have a real impact on a tangible benefit. We have significant research capability and expertise in the following areas;

  • Agriculture and agribusiness
  • Astrophysics
  • Cultural heritage and archaeology
  • Digital life
  • Environmental sciences
  • Health and behavioral sciences
  • Mathematical sciences and hypersonic
  • Materials engineering and engineering technology
  • Regional community and economic development

We are internationally recognized for our work in future materials and composites, working closely with international industry partners and other research institutions, to determine viable environmentally friendly solutions to some of the world’s largest commodities.

USQ is also rapidly emerging as a global research leader in agricultural systems and the management of sustainable rural landscapes, with research in the fields of environmental sciences, computational and mathematical sciences, agricultural sciences, and engineering. International research projects in Asia are helping improve irrigation, vegetable production, and coffee trading, among others.

From superfoods to regional cancer survival, our researchers are working to improve the quality of life for all through our health research. Projects include addressing the unique needs of regional and rural populations with research covering health systems, science, and technology, access and care, infrastructure and innovation. USQ researchers are also investigating the potential for functional foods to reverse human obesity and chronic inflammatory diseases, providing the foundation to ultimately deliver optimal health benefits to reduce the risks associated with chronic lifestyle disorders.

Postgraduate research students at USQ have access to a wide range of facilities and are mentored by our researchers and partners, to foster a dynamic and rewarding environment. USQ’s innovative Higher degree by research (HDR) programs broaden students’ horizons and prepare them for challenging careers in their chosen fields, to enhance their employability and innovation skills.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Associate Degree

Associate Degree of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering)

Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

Be a part of the future with USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering) to expand your career prospects and give you the opportunity to become an Engineering Officer. The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to begin work in the industry right away, or set a stepping stone for further study. [+]

Program, design and develop

Be a part of the future with USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering) to expand your career prospects and give you the opportunity to become an Engineering Officer. The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to begin work in the industry right away, or set a stepping stone for further study.

Previous experience through TAFE or work?

Already got a Diploma through TAFE or experience through work? Then fast track your degree with the credit you’ve already earned.

Why Computer Systems?

USQ’s Computer Systems Engineering Degree will allow you to immerse yourself in the programming, design, and development of major software and hardware programs while creating connections with fellow students and professionals working in the industry.... [-]


Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining Engineering)

Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining) has been developed as part of the Minerals Industry National Associate Degree (MINAD) project established by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). This degree will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or be a stepping stone to further study. [+]

Become part of the mining industry

USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining) has been developed as part of the Minerals Industry National Associate Degree (MINAD) project established by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). This degree will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or be a stepping stone to further study.

You will study planning, design, testing, and the operation of open-cut and underground mines, but also get the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice in class and at mining sites.

Topics include fundamental mathematics, applied mechanics, material science, engineering design, geology, geomechanics, construction, surveying, mining technology and mine planning.... [-]


Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU)

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 - 24 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 4 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. ... [-]

Graduate Certificate of Education

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 - 24 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 4 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.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning)

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

Learning does not stop once we leave school. It is now an intrinsic part of the contemporary work environment. There is a growing demand for educators who are able to design, implement and deliver a range of learning opportunities for adults in the workplace and the wider community. [+]

Explore education opportunities

Learning does not stop once we leave school. It is now an intrinsic part of the contemporary work environment. There is a growing demand for educators who are able to design, implement and deliver a range of learning opportunities for adults in the workplace and the wider community.

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning) provides the opportunity for you to study facilitated learning outside of school settings. Designed to tap into your work environment, with learning that is relevant and useful, this degree enables you to complete a work-based project for assessment.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Adult, Professional, and Workplace Learning).... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development)

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) is ideal if you work in teaching, counseling, training, employment or community development roles and support the career planning and development of students, clients, and organizations. This graduate certificate is for new and experienced practitioners looking to focus on big-picture issues in career development, including policy, employability, and learning. [+]

Extend your expertise

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) is ideal if you work in teaching, counseling, training, employment or community development roles and support the career planning and development of students, clients, and organizations. This graduate certificate is for new and experienced practitioners looking to focus on big-picture issues in career development, including policy, employability, and learning.

Study Flexibility

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Career Development).... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts)

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

Are you wishing to extend your teaching career into the field of Guidance and Counselling as a guidance officer, guidance counselor or school counselor? The Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts) will help prepare you to make this transition. [+]

Make a difference in the lives of others

Are you wishing to extend your teaching career into the field of Guidance and Counselling as a guidance officer, guidance counselor or school counselor? The Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts) will help prepare you to make this transition.

Develop basic counseling skills and an understanding of the key issues faced by students and how today’s professionals in education are tackling them. This specialization will introduce you to the key theories and practices of counseling in education contexts. You will have the opportunity to undertake a course in Mental Health Promotion and Intervention or responses to child abuse and neglect.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy)

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy) is ideal for existing and aspiring education leaders who wish to enhance their knowledge of curricula development and pedagogical practice in contemporary educational settings. [+]

Strengthen your education management skills

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy) is ideal for existing and aspiring education leaders who wish to enhance their knowledge of curricula development and pedagogical practice in contemporary educational settings.

Further education

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership).

If you do not achieve a GPA of 4.0, you may have the option to continue your studies with a Graduate Diploma of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership) before moving on to a Master of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership) (provided other program entry requirements are met).... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies specifically designed for professionals to develop their skills and gain a postgraduate qualification while maintaining their current employment position. [+]

Illustrate your high level of expertise

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies specifically designed for professionals to develop their skills and gain a postgraduate qualification while maintaining their current employment position.

You will be able to combine your studies with projects and research in your professional field, leading to benefits for both you and your workplace. Professional Studies is a modern way of opening up university learning opportunities and qualifications for busy professionals.

Career opportunities

By completing the Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies you will gain a postgraduate qualification illustrating the high level of expertise you have gained in your profession, make a contribution to your organization, and to your own development and career.... [-]


Graduate Diploma

Graduate Diploma of Business (GDBZ)

Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 4 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. ... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate of Education (Applied Linguistics)

Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Applied Linguistics) is ideal if you work with second language speakers and their communities, or in the fields of speech therapy and pathology, allied health, psychology or training in a variety of settings that requires skills in communication management and cross-cultural interaction. [+]

Enhance your knowledge in Applied Linguistics

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Applied Linguistics) is ideal if you work with second language speakers and their communities, or in the fields of speech therapy and pathology, allied health, psychology or training in a variety of settings that requires skills in communication management and cross-cultural interaction.

This four-course degree, allows you to enhance your knowledge and skills as a facilitator of learning in second language contexts and to critically reflect on language-related issues.

Pathway to further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Applied Linguistics) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Applied Linguistics).... [-]


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Contact

University of Southern Queensland

Address USQ Toowoomba West St
4350 Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Website http://www.usq.edu.au/international
Phone +61 74631 5543

Address USQ Springfield Sinnathamby Boulevard
4300 Springfield, Queensland, Australia

Address USQ Ipswich 11 Salisbury Road
4305 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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