University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is located in Queensland, Australia. With its main campus in the city of Toowoomba, the university also focuses on delivering internationally awarded online education. The degrees on offer at its main campus are in the areas of Business and Commerce, Law and Justice, and Engineering and Built Environment.

  • Average Tuition AUD 21,570
  • Students 27,000
  • International Students 21%
  • Total Annual Cost AUD 21,570
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The University of Southern Queensland was established in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Darling Downs). It became an autonomous multi-purpose college in 1971, and changed its name to Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education. It gained university status in 1992, officially becoming the University of Southern Queensland.

The University of Southern Queensland prides itself on being multicultural and diverse. The staff at USQ come from 66 different countries. And 17% of the students enrolled at USQ are international students, who come from 94 different countries. The university has two faculties; Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts; and Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences. Aside from its main campus in Toowoomba, USQ also has campuses in the cities of Ipswich and Springfield. One of the reasons students are attracted to USQ is its student-focused educational environment. Students at USQ have their personal Student Relationship Officer that help each student during their time at USQ.

 

Master Programs

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    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

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    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
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    Computer Information Systems

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architectur more
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    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
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    Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technologica more
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    Engineering Technology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering technique more
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    Fine Arts

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

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    Health Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
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    Mechanical Engineering

    AUD 28,895 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematica more
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    Nursing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also inc more
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    Project Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative skills, tools, and techniques required to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations more
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    Psychology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.  

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    Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology more
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    Teaching

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational servic more

Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 751
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 616

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Established in 1967

    Other

    The University of Southern Queensland has a Student Guild that helps students with professional development as well as other personal and academic issues.

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          • Testimony
            1996-2000, Bachelor's degree

            USQ is recommended for its Engineering Faculty, and producers good, effective Engineers to many parts of the world who gain their education through it. It has been great having attended this institution.

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            2014-2014, Leading Organisational Change

            I hope to study further through USQ!

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            2011-2013, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

            The access for students through USQ's online systems was fantastic