Study a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Newcastle and tailor your degree to suit your career goals.

Bachelor of Commerce

What you will study

At the University of Newcastle, 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.


The Bachelor of Commerce allows you to select a major at the beginning of your second year. A major is an area you can specialise in within your commerce degree that allows you to gain detailed skills and a strong understanding of the key principles in your chosen specialty.

Find out more about our commerce majors:

Double major

To broaden your appeal to prospective employers the Bachelor of Commerce allows you to complete the requirements of two majors. A double major enables you to pursue multiple areas of interest plus provides a broader range of career options on graduation. This holistic understanding of commerce can help set you apart from your peers when competing in the job market.

Combined degrees

The Bachelor of Commerce can also be studied concurrently with Business or Laws, enabling you to graduate with two degrees rather than one. Taking up this option provides you with a broad skill set that is highly sought after by employers.

Find out more about our combined commerce degrees:

If you perform well in your Bachelor of Commerce, you are encouraged to undertake another year of study to obtain an Honours degree which will give you a competitive edge and enhance your career prospects.

For more detailed program information about the Bachelor of Commerce, please refer to the handbook.

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