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Bachelor of Commerce - 762HG

Course Code: 762HG
Course Version: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
CRICOS Code: 079268G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Bachelor of Commerce provides students with the knowledge and skills required by professional in the areas of human resources management, accounting and financial services, and business management.

All students will acquire a broad knowledge of management theory, marketing systems, corporations law, and statistics, as well as foundation skills such as critical thinking, research skills and basic accounting procedures. The majors in human resources, accounting and business management build on specific areas within these foundation elements, to create work ready graduates with the ability to apply their skills directly in a competitive business environment.

Subject to Government approval, Commonwealth Supported Places will be available for this course.


Current and Commencing Students
Email Phone (03) 9564 1648
Prospective Students
Email Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements


Assumed Knowledge

It is recommended that students have Further Mathematics and English, or their equivalents.
Students should note the assumed knowledge requirements for individual majors and minors when choosing a program of study.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Commerce BCom

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2014. Please refer to course 762AA Bachelor of Commerce for further information.

Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited by CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). The Financial Planning major is accredited by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates who complete the Bachelor of Commerce will obtain an in-depth knowledge of relevant disciplinary theory and practices, as well as the practical application of this in one or more of the following areas; accounting, human resource management, and business management. In addition, graduates will have a broad understanding of concepts which are fundamental to commerce, such as statistics, commercial law, information systems, management, plus the interrelations between government and business.
Analysis and enquiry

Problem solving

Professionalism and social responsibility


Working independently and with others
Graduates will develop:
- the cognitive skills required to critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize concepts and theories acquired in a number of discipline areas, including economics, statistics, accounting, human resource management and business management;
- the technical and generic skills required to apply discipline-specific technologies in human resource management, business management, or accounting,
- the independent learning skills needed to stay up-to-date with advances in theoretical frameworks and professional practices after graduation
- the personal skills required to provide professional advice in human resource management, business management, or accounting. Graduates will be able to exercise critical thinking and applied analytical skills in identifying which information is relevant to specific decisions being made. They will also be able to identify whether they have all relevant information when advising clients or management, and have the ability to succinctly request or obtain missing information.
- the communication skills needed to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders using technical and non-technical language, depending on the audience.
Analysis and enquiry

Problem solving

Professionalism and social responsibility


Working independently and with others
Application of knowledge and skills
Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce will be able to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to a diverse range of problems that early career professionals would be expected to deal with. As students progress through the course, they will develop the capacity to exercise their own initiative and professional judgement to analyse problems that are less clearly defined, more complex, and require application of concepts in a variety of disciplinary and sub-disciplinary contexts. Communication, applied research, teamwork, and negotiation skills will be developed through team based assignments, some of which deal with ambiguously defined problems.
Analysis and enquiry

Problem solving

Professionalism and social responsibility


Working independently and with others

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.


High performing students may eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) available at UC Canberra campus.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2013->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2016->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2017->UC - Global Business College of Australia, Melbourne-Internal
    • 2017->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2018->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2019->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2020->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal

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