Bachelor of Commerce

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

Course Details

Drive strategic accounting, finance or marketing

With technological and societal change constantly reshaping commercial enterprise, the need for business professionals to be strategic, innovative and adaptable has never been greater.

Our Bachelor of Commerce gives you these vital career advantages, while delivering professional accreditation in accounting, finance or marketing.

What will you do?

The degree gives you the knowledge, tools and insight to immediately contribute to successful organisations today—and confidently lead the sustainable enterprises of tomorrow.

You will build foundational knowledge in accounting, finance, economics and commercial law; explore business lifecycles, data analysis, cultural diversity and the entrepreneurial mindset; then focus your career direction through a major or double major. Options include: Accounting; Corporate Finance; Marketing or any two of these.

You’ll also have the opportunity to hone your abilities through a real-world capstone experience. This could be an internship; industry project; participation in the Australian eChallenge or Tech eChallenge; or approved Business School study tour*.

You will graduate able to research and analyse diverse business problems, develop powerful, evidence-based solutions, and promote ethical, sustainable business through innovation and clearly articulated strategic thinking.

Where could it take you?

Everywhere. Complete an accounting major and you’ll be entitled to join CPA (Certified Practising Accountants) Australia and CA ANZ (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand). The Corporate Finance major meets CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute entry requirements. And the marketing major’s accredited with the AMI (Australian Marketing Institute).

Career Readiness

The Bachelor of Commerce prepares students for careers in all areas of commerce, as well as the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Career opportunities can include business consultant, international trade analyst, manager, administrator and marketing professional.

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Potential careers

Financial Services Officer, Fund and Portfolio Manager, Financial Analyst, Manager / Business Management, Market Researcher, Marketer / Marketing Manager, Ministerial Adviser, Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Commodities or Futures Trader, Public Servant, Finance Manager, Foreign Affairs, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Taxation Officer, International Trade or Business Analyst, Stockbroker.

Our Bachelor of Commerce is flexible and progressive. We place a strong emphasis on critical thinking, adaptability and communication skills.

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Level of Study: Bachelor Degree

Duration: 3 years

CRICOS Course Code: 102611B

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$47,500.00

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