Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Course 762AA)
[Information for students seeking to commence study at the University of Canberra from Semester 1, 2014]
ABOUT THE COURSE
The aim of the Bachelor of Commerce program is to develop business professionals who have the relevant knowledge and skills for admission to their respective professional communities but who are also equiped to solve problems within a multi-disciplinary business environment. Graduates will appreciate their chosen discipline in the context of the wider social, legal, economic and political environment.
Students may complete an optional internship unit in the final year of study and most students also have the option to complete a semester of study at an international partner institution through the study abroad program. This program provides a strong degree of flexibility through the ability to choose an optional open major from more than 50 fields across all 6 faculties of the university.
The Bachelor of Commerce with specific restricted majors has a range of external accreditation. See the specific information for each major for more details.
LENGTH OF STUDY
The Bachelor of Commerce is typically studied over 3 years full time (or an equivalent period part time). Students commencing in Semester 1 have the option of completing a 2.5 year accelerated program through study in the optional winter term (select majors only).
DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS
The Bachelor of Commerce can be combined with the Bachelor degrees in Applied Economics, Politics & International Relations, Tourism Management, Arts, Arts in International Studies, Communications in Advertising, or Information Technology (4 year programs), and the Bachelor of Laws (5 year program).
- Business Manager
- Financial Analyst
- Human Resource Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Public Sector Manager
TYPICAL FULL TIME STUDY SEQUENCES
Students studying the Bachelor of Commerce select from one of the following core (restricted) majors and have the option of studying a second elective open major.
- Banking & Financial Services
- Business Administration
- Financial Planning
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- International Business
- Marketing Management
- Public Sector Management
- Tourism Management
Bachelor of Commerce (major not yet selected) - S1 Commencing (Standard)
Year 1 - Semester 1
Year 1 - Semester 2
|6606||Government-Business Relations||4207||Introduction to Management|
|5617||Accounting for Managers||6357||Introduction to Marketing|
|6355||Introduction to Economics||4977||Introduction to Business Law|
|6348||Information Systems in Organisations||8732||Problem Analysis & Statistics|
ABOUT OPEN MAJORS
Students studying the Bachelor of Commerce have the option of studying a second 'open' major of 6 units from more than 50 fields across all 6 faculties of the university. Some of the most popular options for this program include:
- Event Management
- International Management
- Applied Statistics
- Journalism Studies
- Law & Technology
- Psychology: An Introduction
see the UC Courses & Units database for more information about these and other open major options.
ABOUT THE FACULTY OF BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT & LAW
Business, Government & Law are the primary institutions that shape our world. The interaction between these institutions form the intellectual focus of the Faculty.
Graduates from BGL courses gain a unique insight into the interrelationships and dependencies between these areas in the context of their specific field of study.
All BGL programs feature a focus on student choice and flexibility and real world relevance.
OUR COMMITMENT TO INDIGENOUS AWARENESS
Given the importance of Indigenous issues to all Australians the Faculty of Business, Government & Law strongly recommends all students consider including 6878 Indigenous Australia: Contemporary Issues (as either a stand alone unit or as part of an open major in Indigenous Studies) as an elective part of their program of study.
Note: Information provided as a guide only. Consult the UC Handbook for the year of commencement for official course rules. Units are not offered in all semesters - in some cases certain majors may not be available for full time students.