Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Administration

Course information for - 2023 entry

Offered at 4 locations

Study mode
Attendance
Duration
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
QTAC code
116491
ATAR
58.50 for Brisbane
Fees (first year)*

$13798 CSP

Start dates
Semester 1 intake: Beginning February 2023
Applications open August 2022
Midyear (Semester 2) intake: to be advised

Course details

Course structure

Sample program map

Year - Study periodUnit 1Unit 2Unit 3Unit 4Unit 5
Year 1 - Semester 1

BUSN113 Managing People and Organisations

BUSN104 Money Matters

ITEC100 Information Technology Professional Skills and Practices

BUSN112 Managing Markets

Year 1 - Semester 2Commerce major 1

MKTG207 Marketing Toolkit

Commerce major 2

UNCC100 Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society

or

PHCC102 Being Human

or

PHCC104 Ethics and the Good Life

Year 2 - Semester 1

ECON200 Economics: Policy Frameworks and Markets

HRMG204 Organisational Behaviour

Commerce major 3

Commerce major 4

Year 2 - Semester 2

Commerce major 5

ITEC201 Fundamentals of Information Technology

Commerce major 6

BIPX202 Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities

Year 3 - Semester 1

ITEC200 Data and Information Management

BAFN200 Principles of Finance

Commerce minor 1

UNCC300 Justice and Change in a Global World

or

PHCC320 The Just Society

Year 3 - Semester 2

Elective 1

Elective 2

Elective 3

Commerce minor 2

Year 4 - Semester 1Commerce major 7

ENTR301 Managing Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Commerce minor 3

Elective 4

Year 4 - Semester 2

Commerce major 8

MGMT304 Strategic Management

Commerce minor 4

BIPX301 Professional Experience

This is a sample program only and units will vary depending on your campus and mode of study. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.

Note: Not all majors and minors will be available on all campuses.

AQF framework

Double Bachelor - Bachelor/Bachelor - AQF Level 7

Entry requirements

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

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:

StatePrerequisites

New South Wales

English (Standard) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3).

Queensland

English (Units 3 & 4, C)

Victoria

Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Applicants with recent secondary education

Or be admitted under the Passion 4 Business Program.

You’ll need to meet the minimum entry requirements and subject prerequisites for your chosen course.  

If your school result was affected by circumstances outside of your control, such as financial hardship, illness, disability or a challenging home environment, you may qualify for an access scheme. You can apply through your TAC as part of your application process.  

Learn more about access schemes 

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

You’ll need to meet the minimum entry requirements and subject prerequisites for your chosen course.  

For current year 12 students  

If you’re a current Year 12 applicant you can be given a selection rank separate from, and in addition to, your ATAR if you’ve completed a competency-based and graded AQF Certificate III or above.  

For non-school leavers 

If you’ve completed, or are completing a competency-based AQF Certificate IV or AQF diploma you will be assigned a selection rank by your local Tertiary Admission Centre (TAC). This is an entry score based on your individual qualifications and achievements. 

ACU has partnerships with ACU College, TAFE, and many private education providers. If you have completed a qualification with one of these partners, you may be eligible for guaranteed entry and/or credit into a related ACU degree. Please apply through your local TAC and then submit a credit application for your previous study.  

Applicants with higher education study

You’ll need to meet the minimum entry requirements and subject prerequisites for your chosen course. 

If you have completed at least two units of AQF-recognised study at bachelor level or above, you’ll be assigned a selection rank based on your study level, duration and grade point average that will be applied during the admission process. 

If your previous study has equipped you with knowledge, skills or experiences that align with the learning outcomes of units in your new course you may be able to apply for recognition of prior learning and you may be able to complete your course sooner. 

Learn more about recognition of prior learning 

Applicants with work and life experience

You’ll need to meet the minimum entry requirements and subject prerequisites for your chosen course.

If you have no formal education qualifications you may be eligible for a selection rank based on your work, life or service experience.

  • If you’ve been in paid employment, relevant to the course you’re applying for, for a minimum of six months full-time (or equivalent), this work may be assessed for your selection rank.
  • If you’re 21 years or older you can sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) through your local TAC.
  • You can apply for an ACU bridging course. Our bridging courses allow you to transition back into studying and can give you a head start on the relevant undergraduate degree.
  • If you have served in the defence force, your rank and time in service may contribute to your selection rank.

Find your path into study

Fees

Course costs

Average first year fee*

$13798 CSP

How to apply

Domestic applicants

Brisbane

Apply through QTAC

QTAC code 116491

Direct application

Apply now
 

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