University of the Sunshine Coast: Popular Programs & Rankings ,Maroochydore,Australia

  • Maroochydore,Australia
Rashmi Shukla

The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is a modern and fast-growing public university with its main campus located in Sippy Downs on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Set in the sunny state of Queensland on Australia’s east coast, the Sunshine Coast is a destination of endless beaches, lush rainforests, and expansive hinterlands. Located only 90km (55miles) north of the state’s capital, Brisbane, it is home to the architecturally diverse USC Sunshine Coast campus – a campus renowned for its environmentally sustainable approach.

The USC Sunshine Coast campus sits on a 100-hectare designated wildlife reserve, which provides sanctuary to native Australian wildlife, and supplies a unique learning environment for students at locations like USC’s K’gari Research and Learning Centre on Fraser Island. USC facilities include modern learning and teaching spaces, advanced 3D visualisation facilities, a modern high-performance sports precinct, an art gallery, a large on-campus library, multiple 24-hour computer labs, and various cafés providing a wide range of healthy eating options. Read: University of the Sunshine Coast Admissions 2022 FAQs

USC students receive a high-quality educational experience while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that the Sunshine Coast offers. USC offers more than 120-degree programmes and 280-course options at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across seven broad discipline areas, including business, IT and tourism; creative industries, design and communication; education; engineering, planning and science; health, nursing and sport sciences; humanities, psychology and social sciences; a

The USC Sunshine Coast campus sits on a 100-hectare designated wildlife reserve, which provides sanctuary to native Australian wildlife, and supplies a unique learning environment for students at locations like USC’s K’gari Research and Learning Centre on Fraser Island. USC facilities include modern learning and teaching spaces, advanced 3D visualisation facilities, a modern high-performance sports precinct, an art gallery, a large on-campus library, multiple 24-hour computer labs, and various cafés providing a wide range of healthy eating options. Read: University of the Sunshine Coast Admissions 2022 FAQs

USC students receive a high-quality educational experience while enjoying the relaxed lifestyle that the Sunshine Coast offers. USC offers more than 120-degree programmes and 280-course options at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across seven broad discipline areas, including business, IT and tourism; creative industries, design and communication; education; engineering, planning and science; health, nursing and sport sciences; humanities, psychology and social sciences; and law and criminology. USC’s international reputation for research is growing every year with 26 research fields now rated at world standard or above.

When we talk about university accommodation, it is essential for international students to organise either short or long-term accommodation before they arrive so they know they have somewhere to stay when they get to the University. There are a variety of accommodation options close to campus which includes an option to live in a student village, share a house or find a place of their own.

When we talk about the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) ranking, the University has recently been rated 5 stars for Teaching Quality (16 years in a row) and for Overall Student Experience, Learning Resources, Student Support, Skills Development and Social Equity by the Good Universities Guide 2022. USC has topped Queensland in the Times Higher Education Impact Ranking for 2022 and placed fifth among 634 universities worldwide for Clean Water and Sanitation in the rankings that assess universities for proven successes in addressing the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Overall, USC ranked equal 31st among 1,406 universities worldwide and improved its position to seventh in Australia. Check Out: USC's Latest Rankings

USC offers a range of international student scholarships to help you on your way to a university degree. The International Student Outlook (ISO) Scholarship is available to onshore international students for all USC programmes commencing in 2022 across all USC Queensland campuses. The 15% tuition fee reduction will apply to the officially scheduled and published tuition fees for the relevant programme and study period. The Start Online & Save (SOS) Scholarship allows students to initially commence their studies online with a 50% tuition fee reduction until the end of 2022, provided they remain outside Australia. The 50% tuition fee reduction will apply to the officially scheduled and published tuition fees for the relevant program and study period. For more information, candidates can visit the official website of the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

USC maintains a comprehensive list of its alumni, which includes the names of politicians, actors, businessmen, athletes, authors and artists. Jarrod Bleijie (Australian Politician), Brendan Burkett (Paralympic Swimmer), Soo Wincci (Entrepreneur, Actress and Miss World Malaysia 2008), Karen Foxlee, (Novelist), Rebecca Creedy (Australian Swimmer) and Marayke Jonkers (Paralympic Swimmer) are some of the distinguished alumni of the university. 

Year of establishment1994
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Also Known AsUniSC
Total International Students1667
Male/Female Ratio0.44
UG/PG Course Ratio15.72
No.of Campuses5
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University of the Sunshine Coast Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(18 months-2 years)INR 15.11 L - 15.32 L
MIM(4 Courses)(18 months-2 years)INR 15.11 L - 16.22 L
B.E. / B.Tech(7 Courses)(3-5 years)INR 13.45 L - 16.55 L
BBA(2 Courses)(3 years)INR 13.45 L - 13.64 L
MS(5 Courses)(2 years)INR 16.22 L
B.Sc.(2 Courses)(1 year-3 years)INR 15.66 L
M.A.(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 16.22 L

University of the Sunshine Coast Scholarships

International Student Outlook (ISO) Scholarship
Rs. 2,34,117
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Start Online & Save (SOS) Scholarship
Rs. 7,80,390
Computers,Humanities,Business + 1 more
Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more

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University of the Sunshine Coast Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 85.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MIM(4 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 76.0-85.0

: 50.0-58.0

B.E. / B.Tech(7 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 76.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

BBA(2 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 76.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

MS(5 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 85.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

B.Sc.(2 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 76.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

M.A.(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 85.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 600 to 700 AUD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • In addition to a large spacious fully equipped kitchen, lounge/dining room,  laundry, bathroom plus additional WC, the student residences also feature surveillance camera and washing machine/dryer facility
  • Every property comes fully furnished with a host of facilities to offer a comfortable stay

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
BE/Btech INR 20.6 L
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MS INR 21.6 L
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MIM INR 20.9 L
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BSc INR 21.5 L
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BBA INR 19 L
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MEng INR 22.6 L
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MBA INR 20.9 L
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MA INR 18.2 L
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MArch INR 21.7 L
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MDes INR 18.7 L
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BHM INR 16.5 L
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MEM INR 24.1 L
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MASc INR 16.9 L
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MBBS INR 34.2 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 6.2 L (based on 73 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 590
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SAT: 264
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Location
University CityMaroochydore, Queensland, Australia
Size of citySmall
Population of City16,800
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maroochydore
Campuses
1 Moreton Parade Petrie Queensland 4502 Australia
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Contact Details

Address

90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs QLD 4556, Australia
Maroochydore ( Queensland)

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Email

international@usc.edu.au

(For general enquiry)

information@usc.edu.au

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