Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain a competitive business foundation with global application. Through Deakin's Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Commerce, you'll develop your understanding of the international forces shaping government, business and communities, and gain skills to analyse and interpret these forces. Take your business ideas to the world stage. You'll develop knowledge and capabilities and gain insights through valuable international experiences. You’ll commit to an exciting international learning program, either as a student at one of our university exchange partners or in an approved internship. Develop your understanding of foreign governments, businesses and communities on the ground, and immerse yourself in the culture while you’re there. This course will equip you with a solid foundation in business, and the international context you need to live and work anywhere in the world. Choose a major commerce sequence that reflects your specialised passion: accounting, economics, finance, financial planning, food and agribusiness, human resources management, management, management information systems, or marketing. This combined course is led by academics who are experts in their field, so you’ll always be learning the latest concepts, ideas and approaches from inside the industry. Plus, you’ll benefit from networking with and learning from their real-world connections. Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised with EQUIS and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), and AACSB accredited. We are also the only Australian university with all three accreditations, meaning you are graduating with a degree that is of a global standard.

Structure

Students must complete 16 credit points of international studies and 16 credit points of commerce

Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Business analytics
  • Chinese
  • Commercial law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial planning
  • Human resource management
  • Indonesian
  • International relations
  • International trade
  • Language and culture studies
  • Management
  • Management information systems
  • Marketing
  • Middle East studies
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Spanish

Standard entry requirements

"Current or recent Year 12 If you are currently studying Year 12 in 2020 or completed Year 12 in 2018 or 2019 and have not attempted higher education or VET study since, your selection is based on the following: Prerequisite subjects Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. ATAR This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Higher education experience If you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the criteria below.* VET education experience If you have undertaken at least one unit of Vocational Education and Training (VET) study after secondary school, your selection is based on the criteria below.* Work and life experience If you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the criteria below.* * Selection criteria This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Senior secondary prerequisite subjects Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent (https://policy.deakin.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=161&_ga=2.4330550.441989856.1607289176-2070146848.1571014102), or Certificate IV: or higher, or concurrent Bachelor study. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement (https://policy.deakin.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=161&_ga=2.4330550.441989856.1607289176-2070146848.1571014102). Personal statement Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course. Learn more about the personal statement (https://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/how-to-apply/preparing-your-application/how-to-write-a-personal-statement). STAT Multiple Choice Applicants who wish to use a general aptitude test for consideration for entry must complete the STAT (Multiple Choice). Learn more about the STAT Multiple Choice test (https://stat.acer.org/au). Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection. Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy (https://policy.deakin.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=34&_ga=2.68433684.441989856.1607289176-2070146848.1571014102) outlines the principles of selection."

Recognition

Internationally recognised and BPAS accredited

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Geelong Waterfront
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 75.5
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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