Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of International Relations

La Trobe University

This degree is aimed at students who want to qualify for a professional position in accounting, economics, finance, marketing or management and extend knowledge and skill through a study of international relations. You'll develop an ability to apply commercial skills to the management of international institutions, multinational companies, NGOs and public service agencies such as foreign trade. The international relations component explores power in political, social and cultural contexts. By analysing multinational corporations, non-government and government organisations, you'll build an understanding of international affairs. You'll study areas like culture and globalisation, democracies and dictatorships, and Australia as a global nation. The commerce component is designed to develop responsible, engaged and innovative, work-ready graduates by providing students with opportunities to talk and work with business. It comprises an eight-subject common core and an eight-subject primary major, chosen from five key business disciplines: accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.

Course Fee:


International: $135,200

Entry Requirements:

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Structure:

Students must complete 480 credit points, including 240 credit points in the Bachelor of Commerce and 240 credit points in the Bachelor of International Relations. Eight subjects form the primary major, chosen from accounting, economics, finance, management or marketing.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Management; Marketing; International relations

Recognition:

The Marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). Depending on subject choice within the Bachelor of Commerce, students may be eligible to graduate with an accounting qualification accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ); please refer to the Handbook for further details. Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info No Full time 4 years
Melbourne No info No Part time 8 years
La Trobe University, believes that higher education has the power to transform people and societies. Their goal is to make a difference to their students, staff, and the communities they serve.

In 2016, La Trobe was ranked in the QS Top 50 Under 50 for the first time, and 56 in the 2017 Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 Rankings. They are also in the world's top 400 universities in all three major ranking agencies: QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.

La Trobe's research is focused on resolving some of the greatest challenges of our time. Researchers in facilities like the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science and the Centre for Agribioscience are driving new ways to fight disease, and tackle climate change, drought and other threats to Australian agriculture.

Work placements are an important part of La Trobe's courses and students find work experience with organisations like CSIRO, the Australian Synchrotron, PwC and the University's partner hospitals. Students also receive hands-on training in facilities including a TV studio, an archaeological dig simulation site, moot court, and on field trips to places like Victoria's alpine wilderness.

La Trobe encourages students to participate in overseas study programs including nursing in Nepal, nanotechnology in Tokyo, and Indigenous studies in the Philippines. In 2016, La Trobe awarded travel grants and scholarships to 950 undergraduate and postgraduate students to study with partners like National University of Singapore, San Diego State University and Stockholm University.

The University has eight campuses in Victoria and NSW and is the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria. The University has more than 190,000 graduates. It's an impressive group that includes CEOs, parliamentarians, human rights activists, medical researchers and Olympians.

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

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