Bachelor of Arts - Indonesian/Bachelor of Commerce

Course summary for current students

Award granted Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Commerce
Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code012760E
Deakin course codeD319

Offered to continuing students only

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Faculty of Arts and Education and the Faculty of Business and Law are responsible for this combined course. The course is designed to meet a demand for graduates with a sound knowledge of Indonesian language and training in business. It is expected that graduates of the course will have acquired functional competence in Indonesian language for business and related professional purposes; cultural competence to complement linguistic skills and an understanding of the cultural factors influencing Indonesian attitudes and trading strategies; an understanding of the Australian and international economic systems; a basic understanding of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, business law, management, business information systems, and business statistics; and specialist knowledge and skills in one area of business.

These attributes are strongly supported by employer and government bodies and indicate the wide variety of employment opportunities available.

Alternative exits

Bachelor of Arts (A300)
Bachelor of Commerce (M300)

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

The Bachelor of Arts-major sequence in Indonesian/Bachelor of Commerce is a 32-credit-point course. Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Faculty of Arts and Education and 16 credit points in the Faculty of Business and Law. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Arts (A300) and the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) must be satisfied.

The 16 credit points studied within the Faculty of Business and Law must include the 10 Bachelor of Commerce core units: MAA103, MAE101, MAE102, MAF101, MLC101, MMM132, MSC120, MSQ171, MMH299 and MMK277. In addition students must complete a prescribed Commerce major sequence and 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 and undertaken at Deakin University.

The 16 credit points within the Faculty of Arts and Education must include an Indonesian language major sequence and four electives from the group A and group B approved lists.

Elective units - Group A

Select two credit points from:

AIF345Indonesian for Business Purposes

AIF354History and Development of the Indonesian Language

AIF320Indonesian Society Through Literature

Elective units - Group B
Select two credit points from:

AIP398Political Leadership

AIR243International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

ASP305 World Religions (no longer available)


(i) AIF320 offered in alternate years 2015, 2017.

(ii) AIF345, AIF354 offered in alternate years 2016, 2018 and each year in Trimester 3 Cloud (online).

The remaining Arts units may be electives.

The attention of students is drawn to AIF315 Indonesian/Malay Language and Contemporary Society and AIF351 Third Year Indonesian In-country which are available to students in the trimester 3 and involve living and studying in Indonesia for a period of about six weeks.

See course entry for Bachelor of Arts (A300) or Bachelor of Commerce (M300).