Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics

Undergraduate degree

Deakin's double degrees in Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics (previously Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems) are professionally accredited, giving students an edge in the job market.

Victoria’s only specialised business analytics course

Gain professional memberships

Benefit from teachers with industry expertise

Key facts

ATAR

Burwood:
80.1
Cloud:
N/A?
Lowest selection rank

Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Key dates

Direct applications to Deakin for Trimester 3 2019 close 3 November 2019

Current Deakin Students

To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook

Course information

Develop critical analysis skills to take data and turn it into strategies to drive business success with Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics. Learn how to interpret data and information, then combine it with a strong foundation in all areas of business. Graduate with practical skills that will be an asset to companies all over the world.

Want to analyse complex data systems through in-demand business skills?

Data is the future of business. This combined course offers a foundation in commerce skills and the business analytics know-how to make you truly valuable to potential employers.

Within your business analytics component, you’ll look at the way businesses understand and use information. Gain insight into how products and services might be improved through data analysis, and find solutions to common management problems.

Your commerce component will take you to all areas of business and give you the opportunity to specialise with a choice of majors including:

  • accounting
  • economics
  • finance
  • financial planning
  • food and agribusiness
  • human resource management
  • management
  • management information systems
  • marketing.

You’ll work with teachers who are active in their fields, so you’ll always learn the latest strategies and approaches to business analytics. You’ll also benefit from their extensive professional networks, so you can start building your own connections while you’re still at university.

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Course structure

To complete the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics, students must attain a total of 32 credit points consisting of 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Business Analytics. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

16

Credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce

16

Credit points from the Bachelor of Business Analytics

32

Total credit points

Units

The 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) include:-

-8 credit points of core units (MAA103, MAE101, MAF101, MIS171, MLC101, MMK101, MMM132 and MWL101)

-completion of MAI010 Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

-an 8 credit point major sequence (excluding Management Information Systems)

-Level 3 - at least 4 credit points (which must be course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree)

The 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Business Analytics (M340) include:-

-15 credit points of core units (excluding MIS171) including one work integrated learning unit (WIL) OR an approved international learning experience

-MIS010 Academic Induction for the Bachelor of Business Analytics (0 credit point unit)

-a 1 credit point elective unit

Key information

Award granted

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics

Year

2020 course information

VTAC code
1400516351 - Burwood (Melbourne), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
1400616351 - Cloud (online), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
Deakin code
D366
Level
Undergraduate
Approval status
This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.
Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) recognition

The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

Campuses by intake

Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.

Trimester 1 - March

  • Start date: March
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Cloud Campus

Trimester 2 - July

  • Start date: July
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Cloud Campus

Trimester 3 - November

  • Start date: November
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Cloud Campus

This course structure applies to students who commenced in 2019.

Students who commenced prior to 2019 should refer to the Handbook Archive for their course structure and consult with their enrolment officer.

Deakin splits the academic year into three terms, known as trimesters. Most students usually undertake two trimesters each year (March-June, July-November).

Additional course information

Course duration - additional information

Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.

Mandatory student checks

Units which contain work integrated learning, a community placement or interaction with the community may require a police check, working with children check or other check. These requirements will be detailed in unit guides upon enrolment.

Workload

As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.

Participation requirements

Units in this course may have participation requirements that include compulsory placements, work-based training, community-based learning or collaborative research training arrangements.

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Entry requirements

Entry information

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

Entry for applicants with recent secondary education (previous three years) will be based on their performance in a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, with pre-requisite units 3 and 4; a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL. Applicants will be selected in accordance with the published Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for that year.

Refer to the VTAC Guide for the latest pre-requisite information www.vtac.edu.au

Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience will be based on their performance in:

•a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR
•a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR
•successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR
•other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience

Admissions information

Learn more about this course and others that Deakin offers by visiting VTAC for more information. You can also discover how Deakin compares to other universities when it comes to the quality of our teaching and learning by visiting the QILT website.

Learn more about Deakin's special entry access scheme (SEAS - a way to help boost your ATAR in some circumstances).

You can also find out about different entry pathways into Deakin courses if you can't get in straight from high school.

Finally, Deakin is committed to admissions transparency. As part of that commitment, you can learn more about our first intake of 2018 students (PDF, 783.5KB) - their average ATARs, whether they had any previous higher education experience and more.

Recognition of prior learning

Fees and scholarships

Fee information

Estimated tuition fee - full-fee paying place
Not applicable
Estimated tuition fee - (CSP)?
$10,681 for 1 yr full-time - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
Learn more about fees.

The tuition fees you pay will depend on the units you choose to study as each unit has its own costs. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and any approved Recognition of Prior Learning you have.

Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together 8 credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. Eight credit points is used as it represents a typical full-time enrolment load for a year.

You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.

Learn more about fees and available payment options.

Scholarship options

A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships

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How to apply

Apply through VTAC

Applications to VTAC are now open for recent secondary education graduates, including current Year 12 students. Learn about the steps involved and how to complete your preference list for study in 2020.


Apply direct to Deakin

Applications can be made directly to the University through the Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.


Need more information on how to apply?

For more information on the application process and closing dates, visit the how to apply page.

How to apply


Register your interest to study at Deakin

Please complete the Register your interest form to receive further information about our direct application opportunities.


Entry pathways

View pathways into the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics with our pathways finder.

Alternative exits

Contact information

Student Services Network
Tel 03 9244 6555
Email buslaw@deakin.edu.au

Frequently asked questions

Deakin runs on trimesters, what dates do they each start?

Find out more about our key dates

Am I eligible for a scholarship with this course?

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Can I claim recognition of prior learning (RPL) for this course?

Find out more about RPL

Where can I study with Deakin?

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Why choose Deakin

Want a degree that’s more than just a qualification? Our industry connections, world-class facilities and practical approach to learning are just some of the reasons why Deakin students graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

1 of 3 business schools in Victoria accredited by AACSB International

Top 1% of universities worldwide*

Combine travel and study to broaden your experience

#1 university in Victoria for student satisfaction^

Career outcomes

With a double Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics, you’ll be well-prepared for career opportunities including:

  • accountant
  • business analyst
  • business development manager
  • business intelligence analyst
  • client services manager
  • data architect
  • data engineer
  • economist
  • network analyst
  • operations manager
  • risk assessor
  • systems administrator.

Professional recognition

Deakin Business School is accredited by AACSB International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools in the world. Only 5% of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited.

Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This quality benchmark for business programs sets you up for a global career.

Students who complete the accounting major are eligible to apply for:

* the CA Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
* Associate membership for the CPA Program
* IPA Program of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
* Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Students who complete the marketing major are eligible for a one-year credit reduction from the five years needed to become a Certified Practicing Marketer by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI).

Students who complete the financial planning major will satisfy the education standards prescribed by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) to be able to provide financial advice in Australia and be eligible for entry into the certification programs of the professional financial planning associations – the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Certification Program offered by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner designation offered by the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA).

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

Please refer to the Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) of each of the single degrees.

*ARWU Rankings 2018
^Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2018 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2018
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