Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce

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Award granted Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Commerce

Offered at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus/Geelong Waterfront Campus*, Off campus

Duration5.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code075866G
Deakin course codeD373

*Please note, from 2013 the Geelong-based courses and major sequences offered by the Faculty of Business and Law will be offered from the Geelong Waterfront Campus instead of the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. Geelong students completing this combined course will undertake their study across two campuses.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce course takes five and a half years to complete on a full-time basis or part time equivalent (unless trimesters are fully utilised by students).


You may combine one of the engineering major sequences - civil, electrical and electronics, mechanical or mechatronics and robotics engineering - with a relevant Commerce major.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation. The opportunities available will depend on the major sequences you take within your course. For information on career outcomes for this combined course see the entries for Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

This combined course comprises a total of 44 credit points which must include the following:


Engineering component:

  • 29 core engineering units (D373 students complete MMM132 and are exempt from SEB121)
  • One approved Engineering major:

- civil

- electrical and electronics

- mechanical

- mechatronics and robotics

  • Combined Engineering students are exempt from Engineering elective requirements.
  • See course entry for the Bachelor of Engineering (S367) for details of core units.


Commerce component:


  • 16 credit points of units from the Faculty of Business and Law including:

- 10 Bachelor of Commerce core units: MAA103, MAE101, MAE102, MAF101, MLC101, MMM132, MSC120, MSQ171, MMH299 and MMK277;


- One 6 credit point major sequence from the Bachelor of Commerce:


- Accounting
- Accounting Information Systems
- Business Information Systems
- Business Security Management
- Commercial Law
- eBusiness
- Economics
- Finance
- Financial Planning

- Health Informatics
- Human Resource Management
- Interactive Marketing

- International Management
- International Trade and Economic Policy
- Management
- Marketing

- Professional Practice

- Quantitative Business Analysis

- Supply Chain Management

- Technology Management


-  a minimum of 4 credit points at level 3, which must be Faculty of Business and Law units course-grouped* to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.


- 2 Engineering units course grouped for Commerce: SEB323 and SEB324*


Students must meet the minimum requirements for each award.