Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


This is a flexible business degree designed to prepare students for a range of careers in business, industry or government. The program provides a foundation for career paths in such commercial areas as accounting, international business, marketing, management and corporate finance. All students will complete a common program at Level I before specialising at Level II and III.
All students have the opportunity to undertake electives as internships and study tours to further develop an international perspective and global citizenship capabilities.
The Bachelor of Commerce is an AQF level 7 program with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.


Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Commerce

There shall be a Bachelor of Commerce.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Commerce, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units, comprising:

  1. Level I courses not exceeding 30 units
  2. Core courses to the value of 24 units
  3. At least one Commerce major from the following:
    • Accounting
    • Corporate Finance
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Accounting and Corporate Finance Double Major
  4. Students may choose to undertake an approved minor from the following:
    • Entrepreneurship
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Level I

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ACCTING 1002 Introductory Accounting 3
ECON 1012 Principles of Economics I 3
COMMGMT 1001 Managing Organisations and People 3
COMMLAW 1004 Commercial Law I 3
MARKETNG 1001 Introduction to Marketing 3
CORPFIN 1002 Business Finance 3
PROF 1000 Professional Practices 3


Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ECON 1008 Data Analytics I 3
STATS 1000 Statistical Practice I 3