Commerce

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Overview

A course in commerce provides a solid foundation in business studies and flexibility to choose from more than 11 major sequences. Choose a major in a variety of fields – from accounting and finance through to marketing and international trade. If you're after a career in business, a degree in commerce could be your first smart business decision.

I was offered a job without even applying due to the contacts and reputation I had built through these [internship] opportunities.

Courtney Mathew

Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in marketing)

Unique accreditation

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is the only Australian university internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide.

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International accreditation

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is the only Australian university course internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide.

Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria.

Professional accreditation

Depending on units undertaken, commerce graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the following programs:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants 
  • Australian Computer Society 
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Public Accountants 
  • Economics Society of Australia.

Career opportunities

Depending on the subjects you choose, typical graduate roles may include:

  • credit analyst
  • data analyst 
  • financial broker
  • financial manager
  • fund manager
  • international banking
  • portfolio manager
  • public accountant
  • risk management
  • securities sales agent
  • stockbroker
  • treasurer.

What do our students and staff say?

Deakin Beyond – Bruce Kaider

Master of Commerce alumni and Managing Director of One Management Group, Bruce Kaider, reflects on his time at Deakin and how it's helped him to achieve his personal and professional goals.

Welcome to the Bachelor of Commerce

Thinking of embarking on a journey with the Bachelor of Commerce? Course director Kerrie, student ambassador Mark and alumni Sasha answer a few questions that might be on your mind.

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