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Bachelor of Commerce /Bachelor of Information Systems

Course summary for international students

Award granted Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Information Systems
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Campus

Burwood (Melbourne),  Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud (online)No
Length

4 years full-time

Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)

Indicative annual fee 2014$22,680* AUD
CRICOS course code078142G
IELTS Requirement

To be confirmed.

Deakin course code D366
Faculty contacts

Deakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

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

Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.

Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2014, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline. 
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2014 can be viewed from the Unit Search
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

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Career opportunities

A combined course such as the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation.  For further information on career outcomes for this combined course, see the entries for Bachelor of Information Systems and Bachelor of Commerce.

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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.


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.

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 selection of Commerce major sequences:

 

Accounting ^
Accounting Information Systems

Commercial Law
Economics
Finance

Financial Planning ^

Human Resource Management
Interactive Marketing
International Business

International Management
International Trade and Economic Policy
Management
Marketing

Quantitative Business Analysis

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

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Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.


For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

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Entry requirements - specific

IELTS / English language requirements

 

Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.


It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.

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Credit for prior learning - general

If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.

You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.e.

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How to apply

Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

  • If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
  • If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au

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Alternate exits

Bachelor of Commerce (M300)
Bachelor of Information Systems (M340)
 

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