Bachelor of Commerce (Applied)

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

Our commerce course is designed to meet the emerging demands of business and the broader community, so grasp the opportunity to develop your business skills through practical teaching and join a learning community that provides support to help you achieve your career aspirations and succeed in the business world. You'll be exposed to realistic business problems and environments through a qualification that's also designed to be relevant to the national and global marketplace, a must have when starting out your career. Offering courses at both degree and associate degree levels, your studies will focus on developing your skills in key areas such as: accounting (including auditing and taxation) finance management marketing business ethics law economics communications international business (subject to the number of students enrolled) Classes are timetabled on weekdays during the day and are delivered face-to-face. In your final year you'll complete a 6-7 week (3 days per week) workplace internship, from which you'll deliver and present a critical business project. Our supportive small group environments mean you're more than just a face in a crowded lecture theatre, with access to one-on-one support to assist your learning. Committed and passionate teachers, with practical experience in their field of expertise, use innovative teaching strategies to assist you in developing your subject knowledge. Get an inside view of what it's like to study commerce with us and read our student profiles from Rainier Culwick and Ekram Alpogut. One of our Commerce students, Huong Dang, has also won the 'Victorian International Student of the Year Higher Education' award and the Premier's 'International Student of the Year' Award. So enrol in our commerce course and take the first step towards making your mark in the dynamic world of business and commerce. Like Box Hill Institute - Business & Management on Facebook Through our Bachelor of Commerce, designed specifically to meet emerging demands in the industry, you will develop practical business skills in a flexible learning environment. You’ll be exposed to real business issues and environments, with the guidance of passionate teachers, with your learning focus on key areas including accounting, finance management, marketing, business ethics, communication and international business (subject to number of students enrolled). Upon completion, walk away with a MYOB and tax return certificate.

Course Fee:

International: $16,340

Entry Requirements:

International students please apply through: an authorised representative in your country a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition or direct to Box Hill Institute See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.. VTAC application and direct entry available Applicants completing secondary education (Year 12) or equivalent must:  Submit a VTAC Application All other applicants must: submit an application (via Apply Now above) Recognition of Prior Learning is available.


managment accounting; accounting theory; financial accounting; company law; corporate accounting; taxation law; auditing; business finance; business information systems; microeconomics; marketing law; business ethics; global business economics; global business management; global banking and finance; global marketing; global business strategy; accounting for decision making; business communication; business statistics; fundamentals of marketing; macroeconomics; introduction to management; organisational behaviour; introduction to business law; entrepreneurship and innovation; leadership; workplace internship project; issues in international law; perspectives on asia and pacific culture and business; fundamentals of digital marketing; supply chain for digital commerce; website design, creation and application; security in digital commerce; research of contemporary markets; digital business analytics

Subjects you can Study:

You are required to complete 23 subjects (144 points). There are 16 core subjects (102 points) and 7 elective subjects (42 points) depends on your major stream (Accounting, Global Business & Digital Marketing).    

Study Pathways:

After completion, you may choose to apply for roles such as accountant, financial advisor or economist. 


This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 7 and Box Hill Institute Graduate Attributes. After successful completion, you may apply for entrance to post-graduate studies at a range of universities. The Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Undergraduates may apply for student membership of these professional accounting bodies, which they can convert to associate membership on graduation. You can then choose to undertake the professional body's qualification program, and after 3-years relevant practical experience progress to full membership.

Who for:

Applicants with higher education study Applicants who have completed some of a higher education course, either at non-university higher education providers or university some time ago or recently, are welcome to apply. Applicants seeking to transfer to Box Hill Institute from another education provider or applicants changing to a different course at Box Hill Institute can apply for advanced atanding. All applications for advanced standing are assessed on an individual basis and are granted for subjects where the content and learning outcomes have been demonstrated through your completion of subjects in your prior course. Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study Applicants who have completed a VET course of study in Commerce/ Business at a public TAFE or other VET provider either recently or some time ago, are welcome to apply. All training packages of Diploma of Commerce/ Business are accepted regardless of date completed. You will receive credit for up to four degree subjects on the basis of your diploma studies. Applicants with work and life experience Applicants with work and life experience, have left secondary education more than two years ago (i.e. applicants who are not classified as recent secondary education applicants) and have not undertaken VET or higher education study since then, are encouraged to apply. ‘Experience’ could include a combination of factors sufficient to demonstrate readiness for higher education. This includes mature-age entry, professional experience, community involvement or work experience. Applicants may have undertaken non-formal programs that have helped them to prepare for tertiary education or are relevant to Commerce/Business. Applicants with recent secondary education Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is based primarily on completion of Year 12 undertaken at school, TAFE or other VET or higher education provider (this includes both Australian or overseas equivalent) that was completed (or will be) in the current year or within the previous two years. Applicants must have successfully completed VCE (or equivalent) with a study score of at least 20 in units 3 and 4 English (any). The following VCE subjects would benefit students undertaking the degree: accounting, economics, legal studies and mathematics.   NB: All relevant criteria will be considered – e.g. school results, work experience and other study whether VET or prior higher education.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

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Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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