Bachelor of Commerce /Bachelor of Information Systems

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Information Systems
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeD366

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems allows students to combine studies Information Systems with studies in commerce such as accounting, finance, economics, marketing and management leading to a broad range of technology enabled business roles. Graduates with double degrees in commerce and technology are highly sought after by employers.

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 combined course comprises 32 credit points of study. Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Bachelor of Commerce and 16 credit points in the Bachelor of Information Systems.

Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) and the Bachelor of Information Systems (M340) must be satisfied.

The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Information Systems must include the 16 credit points of core units, excluding MIS396.

The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Commerce must include the 10 credit points of Bachelor of Commerce core units: MAA103, MAE101, MAE102, MAF101, MLC101, MMM132, MIS101, MIS171, MMH299 and MMK277 and MCA010 (0 credit points). 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 Faulty of Business and Law undergraduate degree. No more than 10 credit points may be taken at level 1

See course entry for Bachelor of Commerce (M300) or Bachelor of Information Systems (M340).

*Bachelor of Commerce Major sequences offered:

All students in the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems are required to complete at least one major sequence chosen from the following Bachelor of Commerce major sequences:

Accounting ^

Accounting Information Systems

Business Analytics #

Business Information Systems  #

Business Security Management #

Commercial Law

eBusiness  #



Financial Planning ^

Health Informatics  #

Human Resource Management

Interactive Marketing

International Business

International Management

International Trade and Economic Policy



Professional Practice #

Quantitative Business Analysis

Supply Chain Management #

Technology Management  #

^ M300 Bachelor of Commerce is the recommended pathway to qualify for membership of professional organisations. 

# Offered to continuing students only