Commerce

If you're interested in studying business, choosing a commerce degree from Deakin could be your first smart business decision.

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is an internationally accredited degree that will qualify you to work in almost any industry and have the relevant skills to apply to any business situation.

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Shaun Chung-Buckland
Bachelor of Commerce 2012
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Bachelor of Commerce

As a Bachelor of Commerce student, you'll study a common year of units that will lead to a choice of 18 areas of specialisation at the end of first year. This flexible structure allows you to tailor your degree to maximise your employment opportunities. Eighteen major areas of study means 18 career choices.  The Bachelor of Commerce is the recommended pathway for professional accounting accreditation. Major sequences are:


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Carly Vetter
Master of Commerce, 2013
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Master of Commerce

The worldwide demand for qualified business professionals is growing.

Deakin's Master of Commerce provides the professional skills you need to succeed in business practice. It is designed for people with non-business qualifications who wish to move into a business career. Those with an undergraduate degree in business also find the Master of Commerce effective for developing professional skills in new areas.  The course can also be studied in combination with a number of other postgraduate courses to provide a dual qualification in minimum time.

Please note: Course lengths may vary in response to requirements under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Applicants should refer to the handbook for the latest information.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Arts - Chinese/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce /Bachelor of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local Students
Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local Students
Postgraduate degrees
Graduate Certificate of CommerceCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business (Sport Management)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Commerce (Research)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Information Technology/Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Professional Accounting/Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Gain experience while you study

Work experience can make all the difference when you graduate and are applying for jobs. You can gain work experience and credit towards your degree with Work Integrated Learning (WIL). The Faculty of Business and Law offers several flexible WIL programs suitable for most students in all disciplines and levels including those from other faculties and universities. These include business internships, community-based volunteering, work-based learning, team-based learning and industry-based learning. Read more.


Why study at Deakin?

Accounting professional accreditation

Depending on units undertaken, commerce graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the following programs: 

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Certified Practising Accountants Australia
Institute of Public Accountants

Professional recognition

Depending on units undertaken, commerce graduates are eligible to apply for accreditation with many professional bodies, providing you meet the specified requirements with the course: 

Australian Computer Society
Economics Society of Australia
Australian Marketing Institute

Leading Australia with international recognition

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide. Deakin is the only Australian university with EPAS accreditation for its Bachelor of Commerce.

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Our courses are flexible

You can study when, where and how you like, and tailor your study around your work and lifestyle commitments. Deakin's trimester system offers three study periods each year, enabling you to commence your course at different times of the year. It also enables you to speed up or slow down your study while  still completing your course within the normal time frames.

Study abroad

Gain a competitive edge with an international study experience, and earn credit towards your degree. The Faculty of Business and Law offers a number of unique study tours throughout the year to destinations such as India, Chile, USA, China and Europe. Or consider one of the many study abroad opportunities offered by Deakin. Find out more.

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