Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce

Course summary for current students

Award granted Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Commerce
Duration5.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code075866G
Deakin course codeD373

Note: Offered to continuing students only.

Continuing student should contact their course advisor for further information.

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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

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, MIS101, MIS171, MMH299 and MMK277;

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

- Accounting
- Accounting Information Systems
- Business Information Systems
- Commercial Law
- eBusiness
- Economics
- Finance

- Financial Planning
- Human Resource Management
- Interactive Marketing

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

- Quantitative Business Analysis

- Supply Chain 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: SEB223 and SEB324*

Students must meet the minimum requirements for each award.