University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Commerce

University of Newcastle

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

This program provides practical skills and a broad understanding of the international business environment and is designed to help students fast-track their careers in either accounting, economics or finance. Theoretical studies are complemented with real-world applications and examples, providing students with knowledge that is required for the management and control of all aspects of commercial and government organisations. Not all majors are available at all campuses.


  • 24 courses: 8 core first-year courses
  • a major sequence of a minimum of 6 unique courses. Two majors may be undertaken. Electives available from any non-restricted discipline area of the University.


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics


Depending on majors: the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); the Association of International Accountants (AIA); the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC); Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA and CA Australia)

Study pathways

Credit may be available to students 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: $96,898
  • ATAR: 65
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Ourimbah International: $96,898
  • ATAR: 65
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 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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