ATAR cut-off
64.65
79.25 (Median ATAR)
62.35
79.25 (Median ATAR)
N/A
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 40029
CRICOS code: 001603J

At UON we maintain strong relationships with employers and professional associations to ensure that the courses and majors offered in our Commerce degree maintain real-world relevance in a complex business environment.

In your first year of the business degree you will complete subjects from a broad range of disciplines. This initial year gives you a strong grounding in business principles and equips you with a set of core business development skills before you choose your major. You will develop skills in the following areas:

  • accounting
  • management
  • law
  • marketing
  • microeconomics
  • finance
  • business decision making

In the second and third years of your Commerce degree, you'll undertake courses relevant to your chosen specialty. Each of our majors provide specialist skills to succeed within that field.

Advanced study options

If you want to get an employment edge and open yourself up to higher salaries and positions, you could consider an additional year of study and complete your Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. Students use the program as a spring board to secure innovative and exciting roles in global corporations and leading accounting and financial institutions.

The Honours program at the Newcastle Business School is a practical program that will help refine your practical research skills. Over the year you will be complete a research project focusing on a specific topic or problem.

The benefits of completing your Honours degree include:

  • you will develop high level analytical and research skills, along with expertise in your research area
  • you will set yourself apart in the highly competitive, global job market
  • we have extensive facilities and generous scholarships are offered to Honours students
  • you will make a significant and original contribution to your chosen field
  • you set the foundation for further postgraduate research such as a Research Higher Degree or Masters by coursework.

Commerce (Honours) program handbook

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