Bachelor of Commerce

University of Newcastle

This program provides practical skills and a broad understanding of the international business environment and is designed to help students fast-track their careers in either accounting, economics or finance. Theoretical studies are complemented with real-world applications and examples, providing students with knowledge that is required for the management and control of all aspects of commercial and government organisations. Not all majors are available at all campuses.

Course Fee:


International: $83,565

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: Mathematics

Structure:

24 courses: 8 core first-year courses; a major sequence of a minimum of 6 unique courses. Two majors may be undertaken. Electives available from any non-restricted discipline area of the University.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance

Study Pathways:

Credit may be available to students have studied a VET course or who have studied through another Higher Education Institution. Honours is available as an additional year to students who achieve a credit grade point average in their degree.

Recognition:

Depending on majors: the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); the Association of International Accountants (AIA); the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC); Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA and CA Australia)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00109J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ourimbah 53.3 Yes Part time 6 years
Newcastle City Precinct 50.55 Yes Part time 6 years
Newcastle City Precinct 50.55 Yes Full time 3 years
Ourimbah 53.3 Yes Full time 3 years

A world-class university

For more than 50 years, the University of Newcastle has helped shape over 37,000 students from 114 countries to be some of the world’s greatest thinkers, creators, leaders, innovators and change makers. 

Our commitment to delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life has seen us ranked 207th in the world and a Top 10 university in Australia (QS World University Rankings 2020). 

Our state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge technologies and inspiring, vibrant and innovative environments are ideal for connecting learning and lifestyle. 

From using virtual reality technology to train midwives, to helping education students develop their skills in a simulated classroom, innovation is at the centre of all we do.  You’ll learn from industry leaders across all our campuses — Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore.  

Real-world experience

We take education outside the classroom and beyond the textbooks. Our strong partnerships with local and global organisations ensure everything you study is shaped by the real world. That means access to internships, work experience and industry connection, across all our degrees.

Maybe you’re keen to take your studies around the world? With more than 100 partner universities spanning all major continents, we’ve got you covered when it comes to studying abroad. 

An entry option to suit you

If you’re not quite sure whether attending university is possible for you, we hear you. 

Helping people access higher education is in our DNA. In fact, we are #1 University in NSW for Social Equity (Good Universities Guide 2019), and proud to be the largest provider of pathway programs in Australia. So, if you didn’t quite get the marks you expected or financial stress is holding you back, get in touch with us. 

If studying and living in Newcastle sounds like the right thing for you – we want to help you make it happen. 

We offer hundreds of scholarships to support our Indigenous students, students with educational or financial disadvantage, elite athletes, students with academic excellence and many more. 

Laid-back lifestyle

When it comes to the Newcastle lifestyle, you can’t go wrong. Think stunning beaches, public art, a buzzing music scene, chilled-out cafes, eclectic markets, micro-breweries and small bars. The people are friendly and the coffee culture is taken seriously. 

Need a place to stay? You might want to take advantage of our award-winning student accommodation. Living on-campus is ideal if you’re looking to meet new friends, get involved with social activities and have access to countless amenities. 

The services available on campus are designed to create a vibrant and dynamic environment for student life. These include cafes and bars, clubs and societies, accommodation, fitness centres, swimming pools, transport, restaurants and more.

So whether you’re finishing high school this year, changing career direction or contemplating study for the first time, now’s the time to take the leap. 

Choose a university that embraces new technologies and pushes boundaries. That connects you with industry and helps you stand out in the crowd. 

 

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