ATAR cut-off
65.75
74.33 (Median ATAR)
63.95
73.05 (Median ATAR)
65.75
74.33 (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 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

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

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
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 Bachelor of Commerce degree maintain real-world relevance in a complex business environment.

In your first year of the commerce degree you will complete courses from a broad range of disciplines. This initial year gives you a strong grounding in business and economic principles, and you will learn core business development skills before selecting 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 major in accounting, economics or finance. Each of our commerce majors provide specialist skills to succeed within that field, and beyond.

Commerce Majors

The Bachelor of Commerce degree allows you to choose from three majors, each a specialty within the financial sector of business . We offer courses that are at the cutting-edge of business trends and will provide you with the knowledge and experience required in a dynamic, modern workplace.

You can also choose to study a double major. This allows you to pursue courses from multiple areas of interest and broaden your range of career options after graduation.

For more information on the difference between a single and double major see the program plans.

Advanced study options

If you want to get an employment edge within the commercial sector, 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 honours program as a springboard 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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A combined degree is a customised program which allows you to simultaneously study a related degree alongside your Bachelor of Commerce. You can study the following degree combinations with a Bachelor of Commerce:

  1. Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Commerce
  2. Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  3. Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)