Bachelor of Commerce

General

Program Description

CRICOS code: 002627D

The Bachelor of Commerce provides a broad and flexible educational preparation for a range of professional, business-related careers in the private and public enterprise. It provides students with the opportunity to obtain professional knowledge in key business functions, and considerable scope for studies beyond business to broaden the overall educational experience.

The Bachelor of Commerce offers specializations in Accounting, Accounting/Finance, Business Economics, Finance and Finance/Economics. Each of these specializations can also be taken as an Advanced Leadership stream for applicants who meet additional entry requirements.

Industry experience: Subject to the necessary approvals, students will have the opportunity to undertake industry and/or project placements (Work Integrated Learning).

Advanced Leadership: The Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership) is designed for high achieving students demonstrating the potential to attain leadership skills and work relevant experience to make them of distinct value to employers. It includes a guaranteed industry placement, research/project topic, student conference and individual mentoring.

Study Program

First-year core topics may include:

Accounting Principles • Financial Accounting Processes • Introductory Macroeconomics • Foundations of Finance • Financial Markets • Management, People and Organisations • Law for Business

As well as core topics, students have a range of other subjects to choose from which gives the choice to follow a more generalist commerce studies pathway, or to choose topics in a commerce-related discipline of particular interest (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business Economics).

Career Outcomes

The Bachelor of Commerce provides students with sound knowledge, understanding, skills, and attitudes to facilitate careers in business-related fields. This includes the public, private and not for profit sectors locally, nationally and internationally.

Further Study

Subject to academic performance, students have the option to undertake a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or Masters business programs to further their business and technical knowledge, including the Master of Business, Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Accounting and Finance; or to pursue research via an Honours program.

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Last updated Feb 2019

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Established in 1966, we are building on 50 years of achievement with a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates. With core values of integrity, courage, innovation and excellence, and an underlying ethos of being student centred, Flinders University has a bold mission of Changing lives and changing the world. Read less