Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Science

Deakin University

This combined course enables students to choose from a wide range of subjects in both commerce and science, gaining a unique skill-set ideal for careers in the business and management side of the science industry. The commerce stream covers areas such as accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems and marketing. Combine this with a relevant science stream, which may include environmental science, natural history, chemistry and materials science, animal biology, plant biology, cell biology, human biology or mathematical modelling.

Course Fee:


International: $144,000

Entry Requirements:

Students must meet the requirements for entry to both the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science Year 12 or equivalent: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL; Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience will be based on their performance in: a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR a Diploma in any discipline, or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience.

Structure:

32 credit points: 16 Commerce and 16 Science and completion of one zero credit point academic integrity unit. The Science units include 16 course grouped units including 8 core units and at least one 6 credit point Science major sequence, 2 credit points of elective units plus completion of two zero credit point units (SLE010 and STP010). The commerce units include a core of 8 credit points and 1 major sequence of 8 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Animal biology; Cell biology; Chemistry and materials science; Economics; Environmental science; Finance; Financial planning; Food and agribusiness; Genomics; Geography; Human biology; Human resource management; Management; Management information systems; Marketing; Mathematical modelling; Plant biology

Recognition:

Depending on units taken, commerce graduates can apply for membership to these key professional bodies: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Association of Financial Advisers (AFA); Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); Australian Marketing Institute (AMI); Certified Practising Accountants (CPA); Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ); Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA); Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA); Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML); Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 80.55 Yes Full time 4 years
Burwood 80.55 Yes Part time 8 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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