Bachelor of Commerce

Discover your future in the world of commerce

Want a career in commerce but still undecided on your field of interest? Our Bachelor of Commerce gives you the flexibility to choose a major from anywhere in the university while acquiring professional skills in your chosen business area.

The aim of the degree is to develop business professionals who are equipped 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 and will have a high level of generic attributes and skills, consistent with the expectations of the professional community.

Open to new admissions


Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

3 years

Lowest Selection Rank



Canberra, Melbourne

Course code


CRICOS number


Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Commerce at UC and you will:

  • acquire in-depth disciplinary knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: accounting, banking & financial services, business administration, economics, financial planning, human resource management, information systems, international business, marketing management, public sector management, or tourism management
  • gain a broad understanding of concepts fundamental to commerce such as statistics, commercial law, information systems, management
  • understand the interrelationships between government and business
  • have the option to choose a major in an area that suits your individual interests such as social sciences, psychology or other non-business areas.

Career Opportunities

  • Business managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Financial analysts
  • Human resources managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Public sector managers
  • Small business managers

Work Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is all about learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. At UC it is an essential component of most of our courses and reinforces our commitment to preparing highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge. Throughout your course you will have the opportunity to engage in WIL via internships, clinical placements, industry and community projects, professional mentoring and simulated workplace settings.

Course details

Students studying the Bachelor of Commerce select one of the following four core majors:

  • Accounting (Canberra & Melbourne)
  • Banking & Financial Services (Canberra)
  • Business Administration (Canberra )
  • Business Management (Melbourne)
  • Economics (Canberra)
  • Financial Planning (Canberra)
  • Human Resource Management (Canberra)
  • International Business (Canberra)
  • Marketing Management (Canberra)
  • Public Sector Management (Canberra)
  • Tourism Management (Canberra)


  • Accounting for Managers
  • Government-Business Relations
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Commerce Major (x2)


  • Commerce Major (x6)
  • Open Elective (x2)


  • Commerce Major (x4)
  • Open Elective (x4)

Course specific

The accounting major available as part of this course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. The financial planning major is accredited by Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).


Looking for more detail about the units you will study? Want to know more about fees, admission requirements and delivery modes?

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