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Bachelor of Commerce

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce will:

1. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

2. Work effectively independently and in teams.

3. Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.

4. Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Accounting, Finance or Economics and be proficient in their application.

5. Display proficiency in the utilisation of information and technology in business.

6. Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and ethical issues.

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Careers by major

The following list provides typical examples of job titles that may be available to graduates of a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.


Opportunities for graduates majoring in Accounting are not just limited to roles as an Accountant. Graduates can use the skills learnt during their degree in a variety of roles. The list below provides some examples of jobs that graduates could pursue upon completion of the degree.

The following list provides typical examples of job titles that may be available to graduates of a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Actuarial Studies and Risk Management. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.

Opportunities for graduates majoring in Actuarial Studies and Risk Management are not just limited to roles as an Actuary. Graduates can use the skills learnt during their degree in a variety of roles

Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

The sample job list below shows the typical job opportunities for graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics. The entrance requirements for some jobs may require the addition of further study or be dependant on level of experience.


Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained during the Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics.

The following list provides some examples of typical jobs available to those majoring in Finance. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.


Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained majoring in Finance.

Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

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