Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance)

Federation University Australia Federation Business School

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Grow wealth, manage investments and give financial advice. With our Economics and Finance degree, you can work in banking, insurance, investments, stockbroking, corporate finance and more. The program is designed to give you the skills to be a leader in commerce and business. You will learn how to help companies, government departments and private investments profit through economic and financial management strategies. As well as focusing on the hard-edged courses needed for professional accreditation with the major professional bodies, you'll explore statistics, economics, accounting and more and can go on to specialise in areas like personal financial planning, banking and international business. Once you graduate, you will enjoy a well-defined career in the world of commerce. You'll enjoy the flexibility of our elective courses, where you can choose to study languages, marketing or any other subject offered at FedUni, and you'll learn the business essentials to give you an edge as you start your career. This program may require participation in a range of WIL/work experience type activities and these will negotiated with students individually. The time component is variable.

Structure

This program is an undergraduate degree consisting of 32 courses, which normally takes four years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. The program structure requires successful completion of 14 core courses and 18 electives.

Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Commerce

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 students - Prerequisites Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English. This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Subject Adjustments: A study score of 35 in Accounting, any Business, Economics, any Information Technology or any Mathematics equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points. SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme) Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special entry access schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application. For further information go to www.federation.edu.au/seas Non Year 12s: Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study: This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST). Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher. Admission criteria for applications with work and life experience: This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application.

Recognition

Depending on the course undertaken, students can receive accreditation from a variety of key professional bodies in commerce, accounting, management and human resources.

Study pathways

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $76,500 No information available Yes No information available
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $76,500 No information available No No information available
Berwick International: $76,500 No information available Yes No information available
Brisbane International: $76,500 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Further information: study.federation.edu.au

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