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University of the Sunshine Coast: Admissions 2024, Rankings & Costs

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Year of establishment1994
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Also Known AsUniSC
Accepted Exams
Total International Students1667
Male/Female Ratio0.44
UG/PG Course Ratio15.72
Scholarships2
No.of Campuses5
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Q:   What is the acceptance rate of the University of the Sunshine Coast?

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The University of the Sunshine Coast does not officially publishes data on the acceptance rate. However, as per EduRank, the University of the Sunshine Coast acceptance rate is 66% on average. This shows that, the university is moderately selective. However, for some popular courses the university may be more selective and hard to get into. Therefore, international students should check the minimum eligibility before applying to UniSC. Also, the data on the acceptance rate is taken from an unoffiical source, therefoer, it is subject to vary. 

 

Q:   Is there an application fee for the University of Sunshine Coast?

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International students can apply for various progrmas at the University of the Sunshine Coast. However, there is no application fee for international students to apply at the University of the Sunshine.

 

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Q:   Does the University of the Sunshine Coast offer scholarships to international students?

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The University of the Sunshine Coast offer a number of scholarships to support interntional students. The university generally offers two types of scholarships; International Student Scholarship and English Excellence Scholarship. International applicants do not need to apply for these scholarships separately, they are automatically considered for this scholarship. 

Scholarships NameAward
International Student Scholarship15% reduction in tuition fee
English Excellence Scholarship20% reduction in tuition fee
 

UniSC Admission Deadlines 2024

  • Application fees :No Fees
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Fall24ᵗʰ May 2024
Winter24ᵗʰ May 2024
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Q:   What are the admission deadlines for the University of the Sunshine Coast for international students?

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There are no common admission deadlines for all courses at the UniSC. The University of the Sunshine Coast offers various types of programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Every programme at UniSC has its own admission deadline. Therefore, international students are advised to check the admission deadline for their courses before applying at the University of the Sunshine Coast

 

Q:   How can I apply to the University of the Sunshine Coast as an international student?

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Many international students prefer to use an education agent to assist them with the application process to UniSC. You can find a complete list of UniSC agents on the UniSC agent page. Many international students prefer to use an education agent to assist them with the application process to UniSC. You can find a complete list of UniSC agents on the UniSC agent page. UniSC can only accept applications from registered UniSC agents. Applicants from certain regions must apply via a UniSC agent.

 

UniSC Fees & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(7 courses)
INR 15 L - 16 L
Duration24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 50 - 58
MBA/PGDM(7 courses)
INR 15 L - 16 L
Duration18-30 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above
MIM(4 courses)
INR 15 L - 16 L
Duration24-30 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above
B.A.(11 courses)
INR 13 L - 15 L
Duration3-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 7, PTE: 50 - 65
B.E. / B.Tech(8 courses)
INR 13 L - 16 L
Duration3-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
M.A.(8 courses)
INR 14 L - 16 L
Duration12-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7.5, PTE: 58 - 65
B.Sc.(10 courses)
INR 14 L - 16 L
Duration1 year-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 50 - 58
BSN(3 courses)
INR 15 L - 16 L
Duration27 months-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, PTE: 65 & Above
UG Diploma(8 courses)
INR 12 L - 13 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
B.Des(1 course)
INR 13 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
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Q:   What are the entry requirements for the University of the Sunshine Coast?

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International students should check the minimum eligibility before applying for their course at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The admission requirements for international students at UniSC will depend on thier country of origin. The general admission requirements for Indian students are as follows:

  • All India Senior School Certificate – awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) with a minimum grade average of 60% or better in the best 4 academic subjects in the final year and overall First Division results
  • Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) with a minimum grade average of 60% or better in the best 4 academic subjects in the final year and overall First Division results
  • State board exams, other than Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) and Haryana State Education Board (HSEB), with a minimum grade average of 65% average across the 4 best academic subjects in the final year and overall First Division results
  • Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) and Haryana State Education Board (HSEB) exams, with a minimum grade average of 70% average across the 4 best academic subjects in the final year and overall First Division results
  • English Language proficiency
  • Bachelor's degree transcripts
 

Q:   What are the English language requirements for the University of the Sunshine Coast?

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International students whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. The minimum English language requirements at UniSC are given below:

ExamUndergraduate (including undergraduate Study Abroad and TPP)Postgraduate coursework (including PQP, postgraduate Study Abroad and Honours)Higher Degrees by Research (including Master by Research and Doctoral degrees)

IELTS  (Academic)

Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtestOverall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtestOverall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtest
Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Overall score of 50 with no subscore less than 50

Overall score of 58 with no subscore less than 54

Overall score of 58 with no subscore less than 54

 

Q:   How much money is required to study at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Indian rupees?

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The University of the Sunshine Coast is a public university, therefore, the tuition fee for international and domestic students may vary. Also, the tuition fees will depend on the type of course and level of study. The average tuition fees of popular courses at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Indian ruppes are given below. 

CoursesFees
MBA/PGDMINR 15 L 
BScINR 14 L - 16 L 
BE/BTechINR 13 L - 16 L 
 

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UniSC Rankings 2024

C+Overall University Grade
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Business EconomicsC+
#501-600
#401-500
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Q:   Is the University of the Sunshine Coast a good school?

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The University of the Sunshine Coast is one of the top and best universities in Australia. UniSC has a strong commitment to achieving sustainability in terms of teaching, research and how we operate, we’re thrilled to be the top ranked Queensland university in the 2023 THE Impact Rankings." Teaching so good it’s rated 5 stars.
Among public universities, UniSC is number one in Queensland, for overall educational experience, and the best in Australia for postgraduate skills development. And have a five-star rating for teaching.

According to the Good Universities Guide 2023/24, we have 14 five star ratings from key areas including teaching quality, overall experience, learner resources, skills development, social equity, student support, first generation and learner engagement.

The university has featured in the top world ranking lists among the best universities. The global rankings of the University of the Sunshine Coast is given below:

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THE World University Rankings 2024 - Global#501-600
US News and World Report 2023 - Global#1072
 

Q:   Is business school of the UniSC good?

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The University of the Sunshine Coast offers a number of business and management courses including MBA through its School of Business and Creative Industries. The business school of the University of the Sunshine Coast is one of the finest business school in the world. UniSC has received accreditation by the world’s longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools – AACSB International. Only six percent of the world’s business schools have the accreditation from AACSB-international. The global ranking of the University of the Sunshine Coast for its business and managment courses by THE World University Rankings are as follows:

Ranking Body202120222023

THE World University Rankings - PG Business and Economics

#501-600#401-500#501-600
 

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Answered 2 months ago

International students have to meet the below University of the Sunshine Coast requirements for MBA admission:

·      An undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent

·      Have at least two years of relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience

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Answered 2 months ago

The University of the Sunshine Coast MBA cost is INR 15.6 L (AUD 1 = INR 55.72). Students can check below the complete first year package of MBA program:

Fees components

Amount (for 1 year)

Tuition & fees

INR 15,60,160

Insurance

INR 32,262

Transportation

INR 1,08,654

Telephone

INR 43,462

Course Materials

INR 57,949

Total approximate fees

INR 18,02,487

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 2 months ago

The University of the Sunshine Coast fees ranges from INR 7 L to INR 17 L. The table below includes the University of the Sunshine Coast cost for international students:

Courses

1st Year Tuition Fees

MBA/PGDM (3 courses)

INR 16 L

BBA (7 courses)

INR 14 L - 16 L

BE/BTech (8 courses)

INR 14 L - 17 L

BSc (10 courses)

INR 14 L - 16 L

BSN (3 courses)

INR 16 L

BDes (11 courses)

INR 14 L - 16 L

Others PG (3 courses)

INR 15 L - 16 L

PG Diploma (1 course)

INR 16 L

Others4 (1 course)

INR 14 L

BDes (1 course)

INR 14 L

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 2 months ago

International applicants whose first language is not English must meet the below University of the Sunshine Coast English requirements:

English Language Tests

UG Admission Requirements

PG Admission Requirements

IELTS

Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest

Overall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtest

PTE

Overall score of 50 with no subscore less than 50

Overall score of 58 with no subscore less than 54

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 2 months ago

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranking is 501-600 by Times Higher Education. If we talk about the University of the Sunshine Coast QS Ranking 2024, then UniSC ranks 1001-1200 in the world. The university maintains its current positions since 2022. We have also mentioned Sunshine Coast Universi

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90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs QLD 4556, Australia
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