University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Commerce

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This program provides the functional and practical skills needed for a successful and versatile career. Students will gain a strong and holistic understanding of the interplay between financial, legal, political and economic systems, and their impact on contemporary business in Australia and globally. Not all majors are available at all campuses.


320 units: including at least one major sequence from each degree.


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Governance, Policy and Political Economy
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism Management
  • Sports Management

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics


Human Resource Management Major: Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); Marketing Major: Australian Marketing and Social Research Society; Finance Major: Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA); Accounting Major with extra prescribed courses: enrolment in the CA program of Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA) and/or enrolment in the Chartered Accountants Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

Study pathways

Credit may be available to students who have studied a VET course or who have studied through another Higher Education Institution. Honours is available as an additional year to students who achieve a credit grade point average in their degree.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct International: $131,988
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Ourimbah International: $131,988
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Newcastle City Precinct, Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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