Bachelor of Commerce - Advanced Leadership

Flinders University

This degree is an advanced version of the Bachelor of Commerce and is available for all specialisations. The degree focusses on preparing students demonstrating high levels of academic achievement for leadership careers in their chosen field. The course incorporates a range of specific educational activities in leadership studies, preparation for participation in the workforce, active involvement in students and academic research seminars, and requires a work placement component and industry placement. Working closely with fellow students and academic staff, the Advanced Leadership degree will develop networking skills, promote an advanced understanding of the modern workplace, and provide students with opportunities to pursue extended studies in business leadership, research and commerce.

Course Fee:

International: $87,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or adult entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program


The first year includes the core topics of Accounting Principles, Quantitative Methods, Law for Business, Economics for Business, and Management, People and Organisations. In all years students complete a specialisation in their chosen area, and throughout the degree students are involved in seminars, projects and conferences which enhance leadership and communication skills. The final year includes capstone topics in Leadership as well as Governance, Sustainability and Ethics.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Accounting/finance; Business economics; Finance; Finance/economics

Further information:

Students also have the option of combining this degree with one of the following Bachelor degrees, provided they meet the entry requirements for both: Business - Advanced Leadership, Laws and Legal Practice and Laws and Legal Practice (Honours).


Students who complete the Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting) or the Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting/Finance) will meet the needs and the admission requirements of professional bodies such as the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA), CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 86 No Part time 6 years
Bedford Park 86 No Full time 3 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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