Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

This course provides a broad foundation of business knowledge and skills and depth in one, or more specialised areas equipping students for a professional career in commerce. There are multiple majors of study that reflect contemporary business research, trends and practices and allows students to tailor their degrees to maximise employment opportunities in diverse business contexts in the global digital workplace. Our Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised, accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development. EPAS/EFMD is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide.

Course Fee:


International: $97,800

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent. Prerequisites are units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL. Those aged 21 or over on 1 January and who do not hold VCE or equivalent should apply under Alternative Admission; This category is open to those who do not satisfy normal entrance requirements, but can demonstrate relevant work or life experience.

Structure:

24 credit points: at least 16 of these credit points must be units offered by the Faculty of Business and Law, must include the 8 credit points of core units and at least one major sequence of 8 credit points must be included. At least 6 credit points must be taken at level 3, of which 4 must be Faculty of Business and Law units course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree. No more than 10 credit points may be taken at level 1.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Food and agribusiness; Human resource management; Management; Management information systems; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Credit for prior learning may be offered to applicants who have successfully completed post-secondary studies.

Further information:

Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

Recognition:

Students who complete the accounting major sequence are eligible to apply for admission to the: CA Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Associate membership for the CPA Program, CPA Australia IPA Program of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - A limited number of exemptions may apply. Please refer to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for further information. The Bachelor of Commerce (with a major in Financial Planning) is a course approved by the new financial planning standards body - the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). Graduates who complete the Financial Planning major sequence in the Bachelor of Commerce will satisfy the education standards prescribed by FASEA to be able to provide financial advice in Australia and be eligible for entry into the certification programs of the professional financial planning associations - the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Certification Program offered by the Financial Planning Association of Australia

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 80 Yes Online 3 years
Burwood 80 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 80 Yes Part time 6 years
Waterfront 66.55 Yes Online 3 years
Waterfront 66.55 Yes Full time 3 years
Waterfront 66.55 Yes Part time 6 years
Warrnambool 61.85 Yes Online 3 years
Warrnambool 61.85 Yes Full time 3 years
Warrnambool 61.85 Yes Part time 6 years

What does it mean to be a great university? For Deakin, it means ensuring its graduates are highly regarded by employers and well prepared for twenty first century lives and careers, and that its research translates into commercial outcomes that will make a difference to the communities Deakin serves.

Deakin University has five campuses - one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. With over 61,000 students, it is one of Australia’s largest universities. Deakin’s fastest growing campus is in the Cloud where 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. Deakin prides itself on developing career-ready graduates that are innovative, resilient, and well prepared for rapidly changing workforce needs. Deakin has a strong focus on teaching, with student satisfaction and the employability of its students being key indicators of success.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. It is on a strong research trajectory, ranked 211 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2018).

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