The Bachelor of Commerce is more than just a business degree. We can give you the knowledge and skills for a wide range of careers, with our majors including:
- Financial Services
- Commercial Law
- Accounting and Commercial Law (this is a combined major)
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems (IT)
- International Business (subjects in this area are delivered online)
- Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (subjects in this area are delivered online)
- Supply Chain Management (subjects in this area are delivered online).
In addition to looking at business theories and practical applications, the Bachelor of Commerce is underpinned by the principles and practices of ethical corporate behaviour in keeping with the university’s mission.
In other words, our graduates understand the ethical, social, political and economic contexts that guide decision-making. This means the Bachelor of Commerce will not only help launch your business career but also prepare you for future managerial positions.
Students also have the option of gaining practical experience through professional placements within business organisations.
The Accounting major is recognised by the CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) Australia and Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. The Information Systems major is recognised by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
This course prepares students for entry-level employment and future managerial positions. It develops understanding of, and proficiency in, the principles of business required in a variety of commercial, industrial and service organisations including agencies across all levels of government, and a variety of non-profit bodies. Major areas of study include accounting, financial services, commercial law, human resource management, international business, information systems, management, marketing and occupational health, safety and environment, supply chain management.
This course is available at the following Campus: Brisbane – Queensdland, Melbourne – Victoria, Sydney (North Sydney) – NSW
An applicant must also comply with the Admission Rules To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:
New South Wales Prerequisites: English.
Queensland Prerequisites: English (4, SA).
Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English.
Applicants require the equivalent of Australian Year 12 certificate and an overall academic IELTS score of 6.0 (with minimum scores of 6.0 in speaking and writing, and 5.5 in listening and reading).
In keeping with the Mission of the University, several units within the degree focus on business ethics and personal values. One compulsory unit of Professional Experience is also incorporated in the degree and is designed to assist with personal development. Students will have the opportunity to engage with the community in a tangible way through voluntary work in a not-for-profit organisation.
An additional elective Professional Experience unit involves placement in a related business organisation and is designed to assist students to apply their studies to the real working environment, and to gain employment in their chosen career after graduating.