The University of the Sunshine Coast is a public university based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Having opened in 1996 as the Sunshine Coast University College with 524 students, the institution was renamed the University of the Sunshine Coast in 1999. As at Semester 1 2012 the student body was ~8,100. Located approximately 100 km north of the state capital, Brisbane, the campus is a 100 hectare flora and fauna reserve, adjoining the Mooloolah River National Park.
Undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework and higher degree by research) programs are offered in both faculties (Arts and Business; Science, Health, Education and Engineering), with the majority of the university's research focussed in two main areas, sustainability and regional engagement. The university also offers dual degree programs in conjunction with the Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE. Study areas are divided into six disciplines, these being Business and Information Technology, Communication and Design, Education, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Engineering.
The university is listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students. The university's CRICOS provider number is 01595D.
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