Certificate in Commerce

This course is available only to domestic fee-paying students and costs only $1,800 per unit studied.

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Location:
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
  • Strathfield
Duration:

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

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For those ambitious individuals keen to get an entry to a business qualification, but who may not be able to get into university in the usual way, then the Certificate in Commerce could be the answer. You may be able to study at ACU using the Certificate in Commerce as an alternative entry pathway.

  • Applicants for this course will be considered based on their previous studies, work experience, community engagement activities and any other relevant information that tells us you have the drive and the capacity to succeed in an undergraduate business course. The course does not have an entry ATAR.
  • The Certificate in Commerce provides a broad understanding of key commercial and business concepts. It is a non-award course, meaning you will not gain a qualification by the end. You will, however, be able to study units available in the Bachelor of Commerce degree and if you satisfy the units’ assessment requirements you can apply for entry into the Bachelor degree. The successful completion of two units in the Certificate in Commerce provides an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Commerce for domestic, fee-paying students, who will be granted credit for the units they’ve already successfully completed.

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability

  • Brisbane (Multi-mode)
  • Melbourne (Multi-mode)
  • North Sydney (Multi-mode)
  • Strathfield (Multi-mode)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

This course is an exit point from the Diploma in Commerce for international students.
It is also offered as a Non-Award certificate available to domestic fee-paying students.

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Brisbane
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
North Sydney
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Strathfield
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
  • Average first year fee: $7200 Fee-Paying (indicative only)

Please note: This average first year fee applies when all 4 units are studied in the same year.

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

The application will be assessed on the basis of previous studies, work experience, community engagement activities and any other relevant information.

Prerequisites:
Nil.

Students who have successfully completed two units in the Certificate in Commerce may apply for entry with credit into the Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Domestic Students

For those ambitious individuals keen to get an entry to a business qualification, but who may not be able to get into university in the usual way, then the Certificate in Commerce could be the answer. You may be able to study at ACU using the Certificate in Commerce as an alternative entry pathway.

  • Applicants for this course will be considered based on their previous studies, work experience, community engagement activities and any other relevant information that tells us you have the drive and the capacity to succeed in an undergraduate business course. The course does not have an entry ATAR.
  • The Certificate in Commerce provides a broad understanding of key commercial and business concepts. It is a non-award course, meaning you will not gain a qualification by the end. You will, however, be able to study units available in the Bachelor of Commerce degree and if you satisfy the units’ assessment requirements you can apply for entry into the Bachelor degree. The successful completion of two units in the Certificate in Commerce provides an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Commerce for domestic, fee-paying students, who will be granted credit for the units they’ve already successfully completed.

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

This course is an exit point from the Diploma in Commerce for international students.
It is also offered as a Non-Award certificate available to domestic fee-paying students.

Important Note on Fees

Please note: This average first year fee applies when all 4 units are studied in the same year.

Students who have successfully completed two units in the Certificate in Commerce may apply for entry with credit into the Bachelor of Commerce degree.