Key statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
10,155 2,375 20% 27:9

 

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a medium-sized, regional university based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia with three university campuses at Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich. It offers courses in law, health, engineering, the sciences, business, education, and the arts.

USQ isn’t just another university. It  redefines  the way you think about flexible and online study. A recognised leader in online and blended education, USQ is renowned for its supportive environment and student-focused commitment to learning and teaching. With more than 75 percent of students studying via distance or online, our delivery of external education resources continues to lead the way.

USQ is a young, dynamic, regional university and in the  short 25 years as a University, USQ has become internationally recognised for performing practical, world-class research that delivers high impact solutions.

The vision and determination of the local communities has seen USQ grow and expand into a multi-campus teaching and research institution that provides education and research impact worldwide.

USQ’s research and research training programs positions the University to support Australia’s innovation agenda, play a major role in regional development, and maintain a culture of scholarship and excellence that informs and inspires its learning and teaching program.

It is committed to perform  research that is not only of academic relevance, but is engaging with industry and its stakeholders contributing to innovation that benefits the communities and the nation.

Notable alumni:

               Teresa Hsu Chih - Singaporean social worker

•             Paul Lucas - former politician and Attorney-General of Queensland

•             Atul Khare - Indian Foreign Service officer, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Field Support

•             Sebastian Teo - Singaporean politician and President of NSP

•             Jason Gann - actor and writer

•             Adam Zwar - actor and writer

•             Nelle Lee - actress and writer

•             Joe Roff - rugby union footballer

•             Katrina Fong Lim - Lord Mayor of Darwin (3 April 2012-current date)

 

All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. The course requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Approved English language tests must have been completed within the previous two years, and the most recent demonstration of English proficiency will be used. For more information, please visit usq.edu.au/english-requirements

Undergraduate qualifications 
India Higher Secondary Certificate or Indian School Certificate or All India Senior School Certificate 60% overall grade in best 4 academic subjects.
 
Post graduate qualifications
 Applicants must have one of the following: • approved bachelor degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A), or equivalent .
 
Research qualifications
 A coursework masters degree, or equivalent. • 5 years’ full-time equivalent work experience, including at least 2 years’ full-time equivalent work experience in a managerial position. • Submission of a satisfactory preliminary research proposal.
 

Undergraduate programs

English Language programs

Certificate of English for University Studies (CEUS)           

Diploma of English for University Studies (DEUS)

Diploma of University Foundations (DOUF)          

English for Academic Purposes (EAPP)    

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students . (ELAS)            

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELES)              

Business and Commerce

Diploma of Business Administration (DPBA)         

Diploma of Business Foundations (DOBF)              

Associate Degree of Business (ADBS)       

Associate Degree of Business and Commerce (ADBC)       

Bachelor of Accounting and Sustainable Business (BACS)

Bachelor of Aviation (BAVN)       

Bachelor of Business (BBUS)       

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBAD)        

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BBCM)       

Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) 

Bachelor of Information Technology (BITC)          

Bachelor of Accounting and Sustainable Business. (BASB)              

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Business (BEHB)  

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BEBC)   

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (BABZ)              

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BACB)              

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce (BABC)         

Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology (BBIT)        

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology (BCIN)       

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (BCLW)           

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSE)

              

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Accounting and Sustainable Business (BSBC)        

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business (BCBZ) 

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology (BCIT)   

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSC)   

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Business (BEBB)              

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business (BSBB)

Creative Arts and Media

Diploma of Arts (DART) 

Diploma of Music Teaching (DMUS)         

Bachelor of Applied Media (BAPM)          

Bachelor of Arts (BART) 

Bachelor of Communication and Media (BCNM) 

Bachelor of Creative Arts (BCAR)              

Bachelor of Creative Arts . (BCRA)            

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (BAHN)              

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (BCAH)         

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (BABZ)              

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BACB)              

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws . (BABL)   

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (BALW)

Education

Bachelor of Early Childhood (BECH)         

Bachelor of Education (BEDU)    

Bachelor of Vocational Education & Training (BVET)         

Bachelor of Education (Honours) (BEDH)

Bachelor of Engineering Science and Bachelor of Vocational Education & Training (BNBV)                             

Engineering and Built Environment

Diploma of Engineering and Spatial Science Foundations (DESF)             

Associate Degree of Construction (ADCN)             

Associate Degree of Engineering (ADNG)              

Associate Degree of Spatial Science (ADSS)           

Bachelor of Engineering Science (BENS) 

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BETC)         

Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology (BSST)    

Bachelor of Construction (BCON)             

Bachelor of Engineering (BENG) 

Bachelor of Spatial Science (BSPS)            

Bachelor of Construction (Honours) (BCNH)         

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BENH)           

Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (BSPH)      

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Business (BEBB)              

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Information Technology (BEBT)

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science (BEBS) 

Bachelor of Engineering Science and Bachelor of Vocational Education & Training (BNBV)              

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Business (BEHB)  

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BEBC)   

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Information Technology (BEHI)     

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science (BEHS)

Health and Community

Diploma of Community Welfare and Development (DCWD)          

Diploma of Human Services and Development (DHSD)     

Diploma of Social Studies Foundations (DSSF)      

Associate Degree of Health (AHEA)          

Bachelor of Health (BHEA)           

Bachelor of Health (Honours) (BHEH)     

Bachelor of Human Services (BHMS)        

Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) (BMID)  

Bachelor of Nursing (BNSG)              

Bachelor of Nursing . (BNUR)      

Bachelor of Paramedicine (BPSC)              

Bachelor of Psychology in Business (BPSB)            

Bachelor of Science (BSCI)           

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (BSES)     

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) (BBMH)           

Bachelor of Human Services (Honours) (BHSH)    

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) (BPSH)             

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSCH)     

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (BSEH)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science . (BABS)              

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSC)   

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science (BEBS) 

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business (BSBB)       

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science (BEHS)

Humanities and Communication                           

Diploma of Arts (DART)

Bachelor of Arts (BART)

Bachelor of Communication (BCMM)

Bachelor of Communication and Media (BCNM)

Bachelor of General Studies (BGEN)

Bachelor of International Studies (BIST)

Bachelor of Social Science (BSSC)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (BAHN)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (BABZ)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BACB)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce (BABC)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws . (BABL)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (BALW)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science . (BABS)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (BASC)

Information Technology

Diploma of Science Foundations (DOSF)

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (BBCM)

Bachelor of Information Technology (BITC)

Bachelor of Science (BSCI)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSCH)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science . (BABS)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (BASC)

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology (BCIN)

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSC)

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business (BSBB)

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Information Technology (BEBT)

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science (BEBS)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Information Technology (BEHI)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science (BEHS)

Law and Justice

Bachelor of Laws . (BLAW)

Bachelor of Laws (LLBP)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLBH)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws . (BABL)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (BALW)

Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws (BBLA)

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (BCLW)

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (BCLA)

Sciences

Diploma of Science (DPSC)

Diploma of Science Foundations (DOSF)

Bachelor of Science (BSCI)

Bachelor of Technology (Wine) (BTWN)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSCH)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science . (BABS)

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (BASC)

Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSE)

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science (BCSC)

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science (BEBS)

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business (BSBB)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science (BEHS)

 

Postgraduate programs

Business and Commerce

Graduate Certificate of Aviation (GCAV) 

Graduate Certificate of Business (ends S3 2014) (GCBS)  

Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU)

Postgraduate Certificate of Business (PCBS)         

Graduate Diploma of Aviation (GDAV)     

Graduate Diploma of Business (ends S3 2014) (GDBS)      

Graduate Diploma of Business (GDBZ)    

Master of Aviation (MAVN)         

Master of Business (MBIS)           

Master of Business Administration (MBAD)          

Master of Business Administration International (IMBA) 

Master of Business Administration - International Business (MBAI)            

Master of Business and Innovation (MBSI)            

Master of Management . (MMGT)            

Master of Management (MMNT)              

Master of Professional Accounting (MPAC)           

Master of Professional Accounting (ends 2014) (MP12)   

Master of Professional Accounting Extended (ends 2014) (MPAE)              

Master of Project Management (ends 2014) (MPRM)           

Master of Project Management (MPPM)               

Master of Project Management (ends 2015) (MPJM)        

Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting (MBAC)            

Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting (ends 2014) (MBPA              

Master of Information Systems and Master of Project Management (MIPM)         

Master of Information Systems and Master of Project Management (ends 2014) (MSPM)

Master of Project Management and Master of Business Administration. (MBPM)

Master of Project Management and Master of Business Administration (MPMB)

Creative Arts and Media                             

Master of Arts (MARA)   

Master of Arts. . (MSTA)

Education                          

Graduate Certificate of Education. (GCED)

Graduate Certificate of Education (GCEF)

Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies (GCPS)

Postgraduate Certificate of Applied Linguistics (PGAL)

Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

Postgraduate Certificate of Learning & Development (PGLD)

Postgraduate Certificate of Tertiary Teaching and Learning (PGTT)

Graduate Diploma of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)) or Graduate Diploma of Education (Full Fee Paying (FFP)) (GDEDorGDEF)

Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching (GDTL)

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (GDTO)

Master of Applied Linguistics (MALN)

Master of Applied Linguistics (ends 2014) (MAPL)

Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)) or Master of Education (Full Fee Paying (FFP)) (MEDCorMEDF)

Master of Education (Commonwealth Supported). (MEDA)

Master of Education (Full Fee Paying). (MEDB)

Master of Education (8 Units) (MED1)

Master of Education (Full Fee Paying) (ends 2014) (MED3)

Master of Learning and Development (Commonwealth Supported) (MLDA)

Master of Learning and Development (Full Fee Paying) (MLDB)

Master of Learning and Development (ends 2014) (MLAD)

Master of Learning and Development (Full Fee Paying) (ends 2014) (MLD1)

Master of Learning and Teaching (MOLT)

Engineering and Built Environment         

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (GCAE)

Graduate Certificate of Engineering Science (GCNS)

Graduate Certificate of Engineering Technology (GCEN)

Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology (GCST)

Postgraduate Certificate of Engineering (PGCN)

Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science (GDNS)

Graduate Diploma of Spatial Science Technology (GDST)

Master of Advanced Engineering (MAEN)

Master of Engineering . (MENC)

Master of Engineering Practice (MEPR)

Master of Engineering Science (MENS)

Master of Engineering Technology (METC)

Master of Spatial Science Technology . (MSST)

Health and Community

Graduate Certificate of Alcohol and Drug Studies (GCAD)

Graduate Certificate of Counselling (GCCO)

Graduate Certificate of Health (GCHH)

Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Mental Health and Well-Being (GCIW)

Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise (GCSE)

Graduate Diploma of Counselling (GDCN)

Graduate Diploma of Health (GDHH)

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies (GDPS)

Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology (PDPP

Master of Counselling (MCCO)

Master of Health (MOHH)

Master of Nursing (MNSG)

Master of Nursing . (MNRS)

Master of Professional Psychology (MPPS)

Master of Psychology (Clinical) (MPCL)

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) (DPCL)

Humanities and Communication               

Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing (GCEP)

Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Mental Health and Well-Being (GCIW)

Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies (GCPS)

Master of Arts (MARA)

Master of Arts. . (MSTA)

Master of Professional Studies . (MPRS)

Master of Professional Studies (MPST)

Master of Public Relations (MPRL)

Information Technology

Graduate Certificate of Business (ends S3 2014) (GCBS)

Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU)

Graduate Certificate of Science (GCSC)

Postgraduate Certificate of Business (PCBS)

Graduate Diploma of Business (GDBZ)

Graduate Diploma of Business (ends S3 2014) (GDBS)

Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (GDTI)

Graduate Diploma of Science (GDSI)

Master of Business (MBIS)

Master of Business Administration (MBAD)

Master of Business and Innovation (MBSI)

Master of Computing (MCOP)

Master of Computing Technology, Master of Computing Technology (Extended) (MCOTorMCTE)

Master of Computing Technology (MCTN)

Master of Information Systems (MISP)

Master of Information Systems (ends 2014) (MIST)

Master of Information Systems Extended (ends 2014) (MISX)

Master of Science (MSCN)

Master of Information Systems and Master of Project Management (MIPM)

Master of Information Systems and Master of Project Management (ends 2014) (MSPM)

Law and Justice

Graduate Certificate of Business (ends S3 2014) (GCBS)

Postgraduate Certificate of Business (PCBS)

Juris Doctor (DJUR)

Master of Laws (LLMC)

Sciences

Graduate Certificate of Climate Adaptation (GCCA)

Graduate Certificate of Science (GCSC)

Postgraduate Certificate of Sustainability Science (PCSS)

Graduate Diploma of Mathematics (GDMA)

Graduate Diploma of Science (GDSI)

Master of Science .. (MSCC)

Master of Science (MSCN)

Master of Sustainability Science (MSSC)

Research programs

Business and Commerce

Master of Business Research (MBSR)      

Doctor of Business Administration (DBAR)            

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

Creative Arts and Media                                                           

Doctor of Creative Arts (DCAR)   

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

Education                          

Doctor of Education (DEDU)        

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)      

Doctor of Professional Studies (DPRS)

Engineering and Built Environment                        

Master of Engineering Research (MENR)

Master of Spatial Science Research (MSSR)          

Doctor of Professional Engineering (DPEN)           

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)      

Engineering Doctorate (ENGD)

Health and Community                

Master of Psychology/PhD (Clinical Psychology) (MPHD) 

Master of Science (Research) (MSCR)      

Doctor of Health (DOHH)             

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

Humanities and Communication                              

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)      

Doctor of Professional Studies (DPRS)                    

Information Technology                                             

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)                     

Law and Justice                                             

Master of Laws (Research) (LLMR)           

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)                                    

Sciences                             

Master of Science (Research) (MSCR)      

Doctor of Applied Science (DASC)             

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

              

                              

Accommodation

There are a number of accommodation options for you to consider while you study at USQ. It is important to think about what is best for you and what will suit your lifestyle, budget and living needs.

They  have accommodation options to suit any budget and living preference, from on-campus Residential Colleges with either fully catered or self-catered options, a residential village at USQ Springfield where you can enjoy selfcontained apartment living, or private accommodation options in rental units or houses across all three campuses. For more information, please visit: usq.edu.au/housing

Toowoomba

Located on-campus at USQ Toowoomba is the Residential Colleges. Each of the three residential colleges offer the stress-free convenience of accommodation at USQ, with the benefit of a whole lot of Res Colleges community spirit. Whether you want the whole package with meals included or to share a kitchen and show off your cooking skills, USQ Residential Colleges offers a great uni experience.

Springfield

The Springfield campus offers the Springfield Residential Village as the main option for accommodation. The Residential Village is a community situated within Education City at Springfield and offers accommodation, cafes, restaurants, shops and student services in one central location. The Education City Residential Village is independently provided and managed by Australian Property Management on behalf of Education City.

Each year, USQ offers a variety of scholarships for international students. You will need to apply for a USQ scholarship at the same time that you submit application to study at USQ. For information about USQ scholarships available and application closing dates, please refer to usq.edu.au/scholarships

Vice-Chancellor's International Postgraduate Scholarship :

To support outstanding international students intending to study a postgraduate degree

Online (Global) International UG/PG Bursary :

To support global international students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate program.

Professional Development Bursary:

To support international students in online learning for Professional Development

USQ Women's Network Bursary:

To support and encourage female students commencing or continuing any postgraduate award program.

Australia Awards Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government. USQ has been involved in the Australian Awards scholarship program for many years.

 


Quick Facts


INSTITUYION TYPEPUBLIC

FOUNDING YEAR1967

CAMPUSURBAN

FEES

Fees may vary from 22,000 AUD$ TO 35,000 AUD$ annually . It depends on your course.

COST OF LIVING

Studying overseas will require you to pay more than just tuition fees. These costs will vary depending on your lifestyle, accommodation and personal requirements. In addition to study fees, you will also need to budget for accommodation, transport and parking and other living expenses such as groceries, entertainment and clothing. You will also need to budget for your return trip home, international phone calls, student visa and recreational activities. The Australian Government requires students to have access to AU$19,830 (Australian dollars) per year to meet their living costs. More information can be viewed on the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

http://www.usq.edu.au


RANKING OF UNIVERSITIES


QS World University Ranking  :: 751-800

QS Australia University Ranking :: 31

Times Higher Education World Ranking (THE WUR Rank )  :: 601-800

Times Higher Education Australia Ranking  :: 34


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