Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Business Administration

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

This dual degree program combines the specialised knowledge of the Bachelor of Commerce with the flexibility of the Bachelor of Business Administration. If you want to stand out from the crowd and become a business leader, this is the degree for you. Students will also gain an appreciation of ethics and probity in commercial and interpersonal transactions. Students may elect to enrol in a Professional Experience unit involving professional placement within a business organisation (in the relevant discipline area) over a period of 105 hours.

Course Fee:

International: $112,994

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. NSW prerequisites: Prerequisites: English (Standard)(Band 2) or EAL (Band 3); QLD Prerequisites: English (4, SA); VIC Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.


320 credit points. A requirement of the degree is a Community Engagement unit where students engage in voluntary work within a not-for-profit organisation over a period of 35-70 hours.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Event management; Finance; Human resource management; Management; Marketing

Further information:

Graduate Career Opportunities arise in both the private and public sectors and cover a wide range of occupations: Accounting; Administration; Advertising; Banking; Business Management; Business analysis / development; Business regulation; Communications; Computer hardware and software; Employment relations; Event management; Financial management; Human resource management; International business, trade, investment and marketing; Information Technology; Management consulting; Marketing; Marketing management; Marketing research; Personal investment; Policy administration; Recruitment and staff development; Retailing and wholesaling; Sales.


The Bachelor of Commerce has accreditation for the Accounting major with the CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand on completion of the relevant majors and associated minors.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Full time 4 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No info No Part time 8 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Part time 8 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No info No Full time 4 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Part time 8 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Full time 4 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Full time 4 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Part time 8 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

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