University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Newcastle

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

The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BCom/BIE) is a 320 unit Bachelor degree. Students must complete 180 units of core courses, the compulsory and directed courses from one major, and electives. The program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the processes, risks, rewards, motivations and societal impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship within regional, national and global perspectives. It aims to develop and inspire individuals interested in creating innovative futures that influence markets, economies and communities. It is a multi-disciplinary program that appeals to people from all backgrounds. The majors provide students with additional knowledge and skills in accounting, economics and finance.


  • The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship requires students to successfully complete 320 units, which is comprised of: 180 units of core courses
  • One 60 unit Commerce major
  • 10 units from the Work Integrated Learning course list
  • 70 units of electives.


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship

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: $137,620
  • ATAR: 62.00
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Newcastle City Precinct.

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

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