The aim of this course is to produce business professionals who are equipped to solve problems in a multi-disciplinary business environment. The worlds of commerce and accounting will be explored in the context of wider social, legal, economic and political environments. You’ll gain a solid base of understanding across commerce, which is essential in a wide range of careers, plus you’ll complete a series of carefully integrated units in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and finance.
Become commercially minded with an accounting and finance degree
If your ambition is to be a fully qualified accountant with a particularly strong understanding of the finance industry’s institutional structures and products, then this is the degree for you. You’ll study a wide range of subjects including accounting, corporations law, tax law, derivatives, risk management techniques and credit assessment, and will learn how to manage risks in financial services firms and price a range of financial instruments, such as shares and debentures. You’ll graduate ready to work either as an accountant in the finance industry, or as a financial analyst, providing investment advice based on reviewing the financial statements of potential investees.
Make a career in economics and commerce your business
This course aims to produce highly competent, work-ready graduates with in-depth discipline knowledge, and the professional and technical skills to work as socially responsible economists in the private and public sectors. You’ll become well-versed in subject areas including microeconomics, macroeconomics, international trade theory and econometrics.
Increase your options with a career in finance and banking
On this course, you’ll be introduced to the theory and practice of the worlds of commerce, finance and banking. A highly practical degree, you’ll develop knowledge and techniques in risk management and credit assessment, and will learn how to manage risks in financial services firms.
With a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) you’ll gain a solid grounding of critical concepts and issues in commerce while studying the specifics of the financial planning industry. The course is delivered using a practical focus and you’ll learn how to undertake a selection of real-world activities, including creating risk management strategies, preparing best-practice Statements of Advice, and helping individuals plan for retirement by developing essential strategies for wealth creation and protection.
Covering a diverse range of subjects such as Government Finance Management, Micro-finance, entrepreneurship and more, this course will bring you up to speed with the latest accounting practices, and help you meet the legal and professional requirements as determined by the professional accounting bodies of Australia.
Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship & Innovation)
Become the next big thing in business
The Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) aims to provide you with the skills needed to succeed in either a start-up environment or within an organisation embarking on significant change. You’ll investigate business behaviour, such as creativity, risk taking and sustainability, in a range of contexts and environments, and will develop a solid grounding in business theory.
If you’re keen to specialise in human resource management, and want to learn the business skills and knowledge to enhance your professional practice, then the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) is a great option. The course offers five specialist human resource management practice-focused units, two breadth subjects (workplace law and organisational behaviour) and an industry project.
This course offers a multidisciplinary approach to analysing the main issues and considerations in the growth and functioning of international businesses. It has a strong emphasis on trade and investment in an international context, and places significant emphasis on managerial issues and perspectives. You’ll develop skills and competencies in the understanding of business systems, and the cross-cultural or supply chain issues affecting them from an international business perspective.
Whether you’re currently a manager, or wish to become one, the Bachelor of Business (Management) will help you gain a broad theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of core areas of business, plus the skills necessary to be effective in the changing context of work, organisations and business. You’ll study how management underpins business operations in different settings and will develop innovative answers to problems facing businesses into the future.
This course will provide you with a strong foundation of the principles and conceptual frameworks of marketing, as used in both academia and the workplace, within a business context which focuses on economic strategies, financial outcomes and entrepreneurship. You’ll explore a variety of cognitive, technical and communication skills to analyse, review and explore marketing problems, providing innovative solutions for a range of real-world public, private and not-for-profit enterprises.
With modern global economies spending an increasing amount on ‘services’ over ‘goods’, and the creation of more jobs in the service sector, this course will prepare you for a world that is increasingly dependent upon services and service systems. This is a world where businesses, organisations, government and social enterprises must learn to adopt a service perspective to successfully create value for their customers and stakeholders.
Behind every story of sporting excellence is skilled planning and strong management. Develop the business skills you need to build an exciting career in the sports industry. Designed by leading industry professionals in partnership with academics, this course will help you develop a strong working knowledge of sports management theory and how it applies in a real-world setting.
Be assured an eventful experience with a degree in tourism
The events and tourism industries are expanding quickly, with tourism now directly contributing almost three per cent to Australia’s GDP. To help further drive growth and sustainability, a skilled and experienced workforce is needed – and this is where UC comes in.
The University of Canberra’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) will provide you with the chance to develop high-level competencies relevant to a variety of different types of enterprises. You will study the subtle nuances of business in all its forms, with the view to securing future employment in an executive role, in senior management or as an entrepreneur.
The Master of Human Resource Management is designed to equip you for managerial positions requiring a broad understanding of human resources and its essential role within your organisation. It is designed for people who are working in an HR area and want to complement their practical knowledge with a sound theoretical base, or those contemplating a career in human resource management.
Discover the theories and practices that are shaping international business today and build the skills and knowledge required to lead a business and affect sustainable organisational change with UC’s innovative Master of International Business degree.
The Master of Marketing Management is designed to equip you for managerial positions requiring a broad understanding of marketing and its essential role within your organisation. It is designed for people who are working in a marketing area and want to complement their practical knowledge with a sound theoretical base, or those contemplating a career in a marketing field.
Make a lasting contribution to our global community
With the Bachelor of Politics and International Relations degree you'll gain a solid knowledge of the principles, concepts and issues that are shaping the world around us. Explore present-day issues in politics and policy, including national security, the challenges of modern terrorism, the concept of democratically informed citizenship, and contemporary regional politics in both an Asia Pacific and global context.
Bachelor of Social and Economic Policy (Sociology)
Explore social and economic policy from Canberra’s unique viewpoint
If you have a keen social conscience and would like to spend your career investigating society’s key challenges, then the Bachelor of Social and Economic Policy (Sociology) lets you explore how social, economic and political factors help shape human actions in modern society. You’ll develop a solid grounding in the social sciences, which will help you gain skills to analyse social and economic issues in the real world.
The Bachelor of Justice Studies will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the structure, concepts and underlying principles of the justice system. Within the unique legal context of the nation’s capital – which covers both ACT and federal jurisdictions – you’ll explore the practical and theoretical issues that arise in developing, managing and administering justice policy.
If you’ve aspired to a career in legal practice, then UC's Bachelor of Laws will help get you there in no time. Our highly practical approach is a marked strength, and continues to set our law degree apart from the rest. With small class sizes, a purpose-built eMoot Court and highly qualified and experienced staff, you’ll be encouraged to develop your advocacy abilities and legal skills while understanding their connection to legal history and law in context.