Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Become a business innovator. The corporate landscape is rapidly evolving. To solve today's business challenges, we need professionals with not only economic and financial expertise, but also the ability to think critically, analytically and creatively. La Trobe's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts gives you a comprehensive business education combined with the valuable skillset of an arts degree. Gain the technical expertise to thrive in finance, accounting and economics, while developing essential human skills such as communication and critical thinking. Tailor your degree to your interests by choosing from more than 30 study areas, including business analytics, finance, psychology, politics, history, sociology, marketing and languages. You can also explore your passions through a diverse range of humanities electives, in fields such as archaeology, mythology, visual art, film and creative writing.


To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts, students must complete 480 credit points consisting of: 240 credit points of Commerce requirements, of which: 105 core credit-points 15 core-choice credit points One, 120 credit point major to be selected from the Commerce majors 240 credit points of Arts requirements, of which: One, 120 credit point major to be selected from Arts majors And 120 credit point optional major or Combination of either elective subjects or a minor and elective subjects


  • Majors Include: Aboriginal Studies
  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeological and Heritage Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Business Analytics
  • Chinese Studies Advanced
  • Chinese Studies Beginners
  • Chinese Studies Extension
  • Chinese Studies Intermediate
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Creative and Professional Writing
  • Crime, Justice and Legal Studies
  • Digital Media
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Ethics and Social Justice
  • Finance
  • French Studies Advanced
  • French Studies Beginners
  • French Studies Intermediate
  • Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies
  • Greek Studies Advanced
  • Greek Studies Beginners
  • Greek Studies Extension
  • Greek Studies Intermediate
  • Hindi Studies Beginners
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • International Studies
  • Italian Studies Advanced
  • Italian Studies Beginners
  • Italian Studies Extension
  • Italian Studies Intermediate
  • Japanese Studies Advanced
  • Japanese Studies Beginners
  • Japanese Studies Intermediate
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychological Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Studies Advanced
  • Spanish Studies Beginners
  • Spanish Studies Extension
  • Spanish Studies Intermediate
  • Sustainability and Development
  • Visual Cultures

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (20) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Non Year 12 - Vocational Education & Training: VET prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:


The Marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). With the completion of the Accounting major students are eligible to graduate with an accounting qualification accredited by CPA Australia and Chart

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne International: $152,800
  • ATAR: 67.45
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Wednesday, Apr 27 2022

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