Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Newcastle

The Commerce component 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. The innovation and entrepreneurship component provides the skills required to develop entrepreneurial idea into successful new ventures, or work within existing business in a creative and innovative way

Course Fee:


International: $110,920

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: Mathematics

Structure:

32 courses: 17 core courses comprising of 10 core first-year courses; 4 core second-year courses; 3 core third-year courses (including one course that is a 20 unit course); a major sequence of 6 courses, 8 electives. Electives available from any non-restricted discipline area offered by the University.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Innovation and entrepreneurship

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
Newcastle City Precinct 70.55 Yes Full time 4 years
Newcastle City Precinct 70.55 Yes Part time 8 years

Since our foundation as an independent university in 1965, the University of Newcastle has specialised in delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life. 

Our commitment to equity, performance in innovation and making a global impact has been recognised internationally, with the university being ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings Fact File, 2018). 

The University of Newcastle is home to more than 38,000 enthusiastic individuals from 115 countries around the globe, all looking to bring new to the world.

New approaches to shape tomorrow’s leaders

Our goal is to shape graduates who are more than degree-qualified. 

We deliver degrees that promote real-world experience, facilitate specialised work placements and encourage entrepreneurial opportunities.

From international exchanges that allow you to make your mark on the world stage, to opportunities to create a social enterprise around your passion, we offer a supportive and future-focused learning environment. 

Embedding Work Integrated Learning programs into our degrees allows students to gain real-world, practical experience and establish professional networks during their studies. 

New research with global impact

Our teaching and research staff are leaders in their field. They are here to motivate and inspire future generations of students who will be the leaders of tomorrow. 

The University of Newcastle continues to deliver innovative approaches to research.  The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the university the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality well above world standard.

Our world-class research and strong national and international partnerships drives the kind of innovation and discovery that challenges conventional thinking. Our research breaks new ground and changes lives.

New spaces to spark ideas

With campus locations in Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Singapore, we offer inspiring and innovative environments across all our hubs, ideal for connecting learning and lifestyle. 

The newly opened $95 million NeW Space precinct boasts state-of-the-art facilities, harnessing the latest technologies in teaching to deliver an exceptional student experience. 

Each of our locations provide students with a range of services 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 are finishing high school this year, changing career direction, or contemplating study for the first time, we are sure you will find your path to new here. 

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