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University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic university dedicated to providing quality programs and degrees in a flexible and supportive environment.

In less than 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide from three regional locations – Springfield, Toowoomba and Fraser Coast. The Toowoomba region founded USQ out of their passion to provide the best possible educational opportunities for local students. The vision and determination of our local communities has seen USQ grow and expand with a reputation as one of Australia’s leading providers of on-campus and online programs in Australia and overseas.

Almost 27,000 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
  • Health and Community
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences
  • Information Technology.

 

Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific

New

This course introduces students to the study of international relations and the social sciences with a focus on fundamental aspects of history and culture in Asia and the Pacific.

Fourth quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Understanding Culture in Asia and the Pacific

Understanding Culture in Asia and the Pacific

New

This course develops students' knowledge of the historical significance of Asia and the Pacific and introduces them to a variety of human ideas, values, beliefs and behaviours.

First quarter 2016
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Regional Economics in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Economics in Asia and the Pacific

New

In this course students will learn about the factors that have prompted growing interdependence of states in Asia and the Pacific and about the historical and current economic climate of the region.

First quarter 2016
Micro course
Level: 1st year
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Tourism in Asia and the Pacific

Tourism in Asia and the Pacific

New

This course focusses on tourism to the Asia and Pacific. It draws on three prior courses to encourage students to demonstrate cultural literacy skills and a detailed knowledge of one particular state or region.

First quarter 2016
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Online international relations course

Online international relations course

New

This course introduces students to the study of international relations and the social sciences with a focus on fundamental aspects of history and culture in Asia and the Pacific.

First quarter 2016
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week