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Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.4 years full-time.
Mode of deliveryFace to Face
Start datesSemester 2 (19 Jul 2021), Semester 1 (21 Feb 2022), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021), Semester 1 (21 Feb 2022),
FeesFind information about indicative course and program fees.
English proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 6.0, IELTS section minimum - 6.0 Find out more about IELTS.
CRICOS CodeCRICOS code: 102643E
Program Code40265
Selection Rank
75.00
<5 (Median SR)
Entry requirements

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.

For additional information about this degree you can refer to the pages for the corresponding single degrees:
Bachelor of Commerce, and Bachelor of Business Analytics

Program handbook

Description

This combined degree program provides students with the opportunity to increase the depth and breadth of their study in relevant disciplines within Commerce and Business Analytics whilst completing two awards over four years of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

A combined degree program enhances the academic and professional qualities gained in each separate degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills.

Students should refer to the separate program handbook entries for specific information about the programs:


Details

Information correct as at31 Jul 2021 11:15 am
Program code40265
Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 4 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
  • International students - AUD31,525 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
    Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code102643E

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students and residents. Admission information for Australian students and residents is available from https://www.newcastle.edu.au/study. During the admission process adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank. Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

320 units

Program duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

Program requirements

The Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Business Analytics requires students to complete 320 units as follows:

  • 170 units of Core courses
  • 60 units of a Bachelor of Commerce Major
  • 90 units of Electives
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Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core courses

Complete all core courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Degree Transfer Term 3 2021 (UNCIE)
10 units
ACFI1002Accounting Practice
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
BUSA1001Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Degree Transfer Term 3 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
ECON1002Macroeconomics in the Global Economy
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LEGL1001Foundations of Law
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Degree Transfer Term 3 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UNCIE)
10 units
STAT1060Business Decision Making
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Degree Transfer Term 3 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
BUSA2001Big Data Analytics
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
BUSA2002Data Visualisation for Decision Makers in Business
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
STAT2020Predictive Analytics
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
BUSA3001Artificial Intelligence in BusinessNot currently offered10 units
BUSA3002Business Intelligence and Data ManagementNot currently offered10 units
BUSA3003Business Process ModellingNot currently offered10 units
BUSA3004Business Analytics in PracticeNot currently offered10 units

Additional information

Through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre, students can access a free suite of NUPrep preparation courses as well as Academic Learning Support.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through the Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program, contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the College or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online.

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