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Bachelor of Commerce   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Tution Fees N/A

The Bachelor of Commerce is the principal course in Faculty of Business and is an internationally recognized business qualification. This course enables you to choose from a variety of business specialization to suit your individual passions and career goals. All Commerce majors are practical and industry-focused.


The Bachelor of Commerce is made up of eight common core units, seven of which must be completed in your first year of study. In your second and third years, you may choose one or two areas of specialisation, referred to as majors. Over the three-year course you should complete a total of 24 units (equivalent to 600 credits).

The first year common core units are: accounting, business law, economics, business information systems, management, marketing, and communication in business. Additionally, you are required to complete an eighth common core unit, business capstone, in your final semester of study.

Bachelor of Commerce sample course structure


4 Common core units (100 credits)
3 Common core units (100 credits)
1 Unit from major A (25 credits)
Total credits = 200

YEAR 2 and 3

Single major
7 Units from major A (175 credits)
8 Elective units (200 credits)
Business capstone 301 (25 credits)
Total credits = 400

Double major
7 Units from major A (175 credits)
8 Units from major B (200 credits)
Business capstone 301 (25 credits)
= 400 credits to graduate

A single major allows you undertake elective units, and gives you a broader perspective of a single business area.

The double major courses are also very relevant to the requirements of today’s business world, with considerable emphasis on decision-making, trends in technology and associated work patterns, and other aspects of management in the highly competitive business arena. They are designed to develop professional expertise in several relevant areas of specialisation and in a range of other required skills.


Foundation in Engineering and Science

FULL TIME | March, August or December

Foundation in Arts

FULL TIME | February/March, July/August

Foundation in Commerce

FULL TIME | February or July or December

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