Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

This specialist program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to combine complementary major sequences in international studies and commerce. The focus is on an international orientation and students will be expected to make a commitment to an internship with an overseas organisation, a study period at a university overseas, or to participate in an in-country language program.

Course Fee:

International: $130,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL; students must meet the requirements for entry to both the Bachelor of International Studies and Bachelor of Commerce


Students must complete 16 credit points of international studies and 16 credit points of commerce

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Anthropology; Arabic; Business analytics; Chinese; Commercial law; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Human resource management; Indonesian; International relations; International trade; Language and culture studies; Management; Management information systems; Marketing; Middle East studies; Politics and policy studies; Spanish

Further information:

Not all majors are available at all campuses.


The Bachelor of Commerce can lead to accreditation with many professional bodies, such as the Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) Program of CPA Australia, entry into the CA program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Economics Society of Australia, Australian Marketing Institute (AIM), Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA), Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) providing students meet the individual specified requirements.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 61.9 No Part time 8 years
Waterfront 61.9 Yes Online 4 years
Waterfront 61.9 Yes Part time 8 years
Waterfront 61.9 Yes Full time 4 years
Burwood 61.9 No Full time 4 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. 

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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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