Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Commerce focuses on the factors that drive economic behaviour at both an individual and organisational level. Your studies will equip you with the analytical, communication and problem-solving skills to effectively identify issues, source information and find efficient and practical solutions. The course has been tailored in consultation with representatives from leading local and international organisations, ensuring you will graduate with an industry-relevant degree. With a multitude of Business School student societies, you can attend professional development, networking and social events, all while taking part in a student-managed investment fund, leading a social entrepreneurship project or launching your own start-up enterprise.
Students can choose to take either one or two majors within the Bachelor of Commerce. Students can select a second major from Commerce or from the Arts, Biomedical Science or Science degrees.
- Business law
- Human resource management
- Professional Economics (double major)
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 (ATAR of 80 or equivalent), meet the English language requirements of the University
- Satisfy any prerequisites for preferred majors
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia and Institute of Public Accountants: students who complete the BCom with units specified by the respective professional bodies can qualify as members; EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) Accreditation; AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). This accreditation recognises the high standards of the School's mission, operations, faculty qualifications and contributions, courses, research, community outreach and other critical areas.
Students who perform at a high level may apply to do a one-year honours course. Students who complete the BCom will also be eligible, subject to meeting prescribed course-specific requirements, to apply for admission to a range of postgraduate courses, including postgraduate studies in business (e.g. the Master of Business Administration, Master of Economics or Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations), Juris Doctor, Master of Professional Engineering, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Master of Urban Design and Master of Landscape Architecture. If you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Direct Pathways. A Direct Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.
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The University has a range of alternate-entry pathways and special admission provisions that include the use of STAT tests, and its Broadway and UWAy schemes, Mature-age Access Program (MAP), other mature age entry (that uses an ATAR score based on two subjects) and special admission schemes for Indigenous students. Graduates are employed in industries all over the world including energy and resources, financial and insurance services, consulting, information management, and marketing and communications.