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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce
Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus/Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Warrnambool Campus
|Length||4 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)*
*Trimester 3 intake for Melbourne Burwood campus only.
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$8,662 - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
Faculty of Arts and Education
Tel 03 9246 8100 Burwood (Melbourne)
Tel 03 5563 3489 Warrnambool
|CRICOS course code||016883F|
|VTAC Codes||1400314431 - Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
1400514431 - Burwood (Melbourne), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
1400714431 - Warrnambool, Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
|Deakin course code||D313|
(i) Students enrolled at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) in this combined course will be required to undertake units of study at both Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Waterfront (Geelong).
(ii) Not all Bachelor of Commerce major sequences are available via campus mode study at Warrnambool. Students may undertake major sequences not available via campus enrolment by enrolling in units in Cloud (online) mode.
Deakin's Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce is a combined course which leads to two awards. The course allows you to combine complementary major sequences such as politics and policy studies and economics; marketing and journalism; and management and public relations.
As a graduate of this course you will acquire a broad knowledge in all aspects of business as well as developing the valuable skills of becoming an expert at managing and communicating knowledge, critical analysis and systematic thinking.
A combined course such as the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation. The types of opportunities available will depend on the major sequences taken within the course from a range of areas that include accountancy, advertising, economics, film and video, politics and media.
For further information on career outcomes for this combined course, see the entries for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce.
The combined course comprises 32 credit points of study. 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, MIS101, MIS171, 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 Faulty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.
Within the 16 credit points required for the Bachelor of Arts portion of the degree a minimum of 4 credit points must be completed at level 3 and a major sequence as described under course A300 Bachelor of Arts must also be completed.
See course entry for Bachelor of Arts (A300) or Bachelor of Commerce (M300).
Students must meet the requirements for entry to both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce. Year 12 applicants must meet the prerequisite of Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL.
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Applications for Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the Apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
|Bachelor of Arts (A300)|
|Bachelor of Commerce (M300)|