Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

This course provides a broad foundation of business knowledge and skills and depth in one, or more specialised areas equipping students for a professional career in commerce. There are multiple majors of study that reflect contemporary business research, trends and practices and allows students to tailor their degrees to maximise employment opportunities in diverse business contexts in the global digital workplace. Our Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised, accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development. EPAS/EFMD is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide.

Course Fee:


International: $97,800

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent. Prerequisites are units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL. Those aged 21 or over on 1 January and who do not hold VCE or equivalent should apply under Alternative Admission; This category is open to those who do not satisfy normal entrance requirements, but can demonstrate relevant work or life experience.

Structure:

24 credit points: at least 16 of these credit points must be units offered by the Faculty of Business and Law, must include the 8 credit points of core units and at least one major sequence of 8 credit points must be included. At least 6 credit points must be taken at level 3, of which 4 must be Faculty of Business and Law units course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree. No more than 10 credit points may be taken at level 1.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Food and agribusiness; Human resource management; Management; Management information systems; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Credit for prior learning may be offered to applicants who have successfully completed post-secondary studies.

Further information:

Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

Recognition:

Students who complete the accounting major sequence are eligible to apply for admission to the: CA Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Associate membership for the CPA Program, CPA Australia IPA Program of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - A limited number of exemptions may apply. Please refer to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for further information. The Bachelor of Commerce (with a major in Financial Planning) is a course approved by the new financial planning standards body - the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). Graduates who complete the Financial Planning major sequence in the Bachelor of Commerce will satisfy the education standards prescribed by FASEA to be able to provide financial advice in Australia and be eligible for entry into the certification programs of the professional financial planning associations - the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Certification Program offered by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner designation offered by the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA). Students who complete the marketing major are eligible for a one year credit reduction, off the five years, needed to become a Certified Practicing Marketer by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 50 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 50 Yes Part time 6 years
Warrnambool 50 Yes Online 3 years
Warrnambool 50 Yes Full time 3 years
Warrnambool 50 Yes Part time 6 years
Waterfront 50 Yes Online 3 years
Waterfront 50 Yes Part time 6 years
Burwood 50 Yes Online 3 years
Waterfront 50 Yes Full time 3 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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