Bachelor of Commerce

Griffith University

This program will provide students with technical skills and knowledge to pursue a career in accounting, financial planning, finance or economics. In the first year, students will explore the core skills and concepts of commerce including accounting, economics, business statistics, and management. In the second and third years, they will build on this knowledge with their chosen major. Students can choose a single major, which will give them specialist skills in one profession, or expand their expertise with a second commerce major, or additional major including management, marketing politics and public policy and international business. Students will have unprecedented access to, and be taught in, financial trading rooms featuring state-of-the-art desktops equipped with the Bloomberg Professional service. Students will have access to the exciting world of the stockmarket and be able to put theory into practice long before graduation.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisite: English

Structure:

240 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Asian Business; Employment Relations; Entrepreneurship and Self Employment; Event Management; Human Resource Management; International Business; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Management; Marketing; Politics and Public Policy; Real Estate and Property Development; Sport Management; Sustainable Enterprise; and Tourism Management

Study Pathways:

Honours is available.

Further information:

The majors are not offered at all sites and students should check availability prior to application. Indonesian and Korean languages are offered via cross-institutional study at The University of Queensland.

Recognition:

Depending upon the choice of major, graduates may be recognised by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; Financial Planning Association.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Logan No info No Full time 2 years
Nathan No info Yes Full time 3 years
Nathan No info Yes Part time 6 years
Gold Coast 66.45 Yes Full time 3 years
Gold Coast 66.45 Yes Part time 6 years

Since the beginning, Griffith has been deeply connected to the Asian region, socially conscious and environmentally aware, open to the community and industry focused. Griffith offers degrees in: business and government; criminology and law; education; engineering and information technology; environment, planning and architecture; medicine; dentistry; paramedicine, nursing, midwifery and allied health; humanities and languages; music; science and aviation; and visual and creative arts. 

Griffith produces remarkable graduates, armed with the skills and confidence to make their mark on the world. Students benefit from the remarkable opportunities available through Griffith’s extensive network of high profile industry partners, including the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, of which Griffith is an official, top-tier partner.

Welcoming students and staff from over 130 countries, Griffith celebrates its diversity, and recognises the unique and enduring contributions of the First Peoples. Designed to be different, Griffith has never lost sight of its progressive beginnings, and remains committed to offering an accessible, outstanding student experience, a world-class education and to undertake research that addresses the key issues of the 21st century.

Ranked in the world’s top three per cent

With highly awarded teaching staff, expert researchers, a comprehensive suite of degrees spanning all disciplines, and outstanding campus facilities, Griffith ranks among the world’s best universities. In five of the largest and most credible world university rankings, Griffith is ranked in the top 400—placing us in the top three pre cent worldwide.

Australia’s top teachers

Griffith teachers have won more Australian Government awards, citations, fellowships and grants than any other university. Since 2007, Griffith University teachers have been awarded: 

  • three Australian University Teacher of the Year awards
  • nine awards for Teaching Excellence
  • four awards for Programs that Enhance Learning
  • 42 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • seven National Teaching Fellowships.

Flexible study options

Griffith teaches across three 12-week trimesters, rather than two semesters, each year. This model offers students flexibility, industry engagement opportunities and, for some degrees, the opportunity to accelerate their study and graduate sooner. Students can also spread their study load across three trimesters in order to maintain a balance between their studies and work commitments. 

Practical experience 

Students have the opportunity to gain practical experience working on projects for real clients. Through Griffith’s work-integrated learning programs, students are able to build a portfolio, make critical contacts and key industry links. Examples of practical learning programs include: 

  • Liveworm — visual communication design studio
  • LiveSpace — a new studio for socially and environmentally responsible design, focusing on interior environments and product development
  • LiveImage — professional photography services
  • LiveLab — film, animation and games projects
  • The App Factory — smartphone app development by IT and multimedia students
  • Griffith Health Clinics — dentistry, physiotherapy, dietetics, speech pathology and psychology clinics at the Gold Coast where, under supervision, students saw over 50,000 patients last year
  • Financial trading rooms — offering accounting, finance and economics students real-time access to global financial markets.

Contact us

Domestic Future Student enquiries
Phone: 1800 677 728
Email: yourfuture@griffith.edu.au

International Future Student enquiries
Phone: +61 3735 6425
Email: international@griffith.edu.au

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Provider CRICOS: 00233E



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