Pathways to the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics
Before exploring your pathways to study, please select the kind of applicant you are via the tabs below. If you have graduated from Year 12 in the last two years, you are considered a recent Year 12 student. If you're unsure, learn more about your applicant type.
I'm a current or recent Year 12 student
Based on last year's rankings, your ATAR doesn't quite meet the requirements for this course. But that doesn't mean it's out of reach - ATARs can change from year to year, and there are plenty of other pathways to make your study goals a reality.
If your Year 12 studies have been impacted by difficult circumstances or other disadvantage, you could quality for Deakin's Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) to boost your ATAR. Otherwise, you can follow an alternate pathway to your dream course:
Currently, bachelor degrees at Deakin require a minimum ATAR of 50. But that doesn't mean you can't plan for the future. Many Deakin courses recognise workplace experience, so you could seek to gain industry skills and knowledge by entering the workforce and apply for university at a later date. Or, if you want to continue studying, you can follow an alternate pathway to your dream course:
This course is available at the campuses indicated above. You can choose from our range of locations across Victoria depending on your preferences and ATAR - giving you the freedom to follow a study path best-suited to your circumstances.
Based on last year's rankings, you meet the ATAR requirements for this course. Your next step is to visit the course page to check you meet any additional entry requirements. Then, you can confidently begin your application.
If your ATAR meets the requirements for the course, but not your preferred campus, you have a few options. You can start your studies straight away and apply to transfer your course after completing a certain number of units. If your Year 12 studies have been impacted by difficult circumstances or disadvantage, you could quality for Deakin's Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) to boost your ATAR. Or, you can achieve a spot at your preferred campus by following an alternate pathway:
ATAR: Eligible ATAR is based on 2022 early and first round VTAC offers, including relevant adjustment factors. ATAR requirements for 2023 are currently unknown. Please use past ATAR only for guidance, as ATAR is subject to increase or decrease.
N/A: Course is not available at this campus.
NP: Course is available at this campus, but the ATAR is not published.
RC: Admission to this course is based on a range of criteria.
I'm not a current or recent Year 12 student
If you meet one of the requirements below, you can start your application right away. There may be additional course requirements, including English language criteria, so be sure to check the eligibility criteria on the course page before applying. If you don't meet the requirements, you could still achieve your study goals by following an alternate pathway or browsing similar courses.
Pathway into commerce
Current Deakin commerce student Tasha shares her pathway journey into the Bachelor of Commerce and gives guidance on the options available to help you become a successful business leader.
Alternate pathways to the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Analytics
Transfer from a related Deakin course
Gain valuable skills and knowledge to unlock your study options. With this pathway, you can start studying in a related Deakin course, before applying to transfer once you've achieved the requirements for your preferred degree. Course transfers are subject to availability and meeting the required course transfer guidelines for the degree. To ensure you get on the right study path, it's a good idea to speak with a student adviser first and discuss your options. The following degree is a recommended pathway to this course:
Alternatively, you can study related Deakin units as full fee-paying single units. It's recommended you speak with a student adviser to discuss requirements for this pathway, and you'll still need to meet course entry requirements including English language criteria. However you may be able to enter your chosen course by completing at least two of the following units:
Qualification from a Deakin partner
Our partners are a great stepping stone to study at Deakin University.
Many students who have completed a diploma or advanced diploma will be eligible for recognition for their study. Find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at Deakin University.
- Deakin College
Fast-track your university study with a Deakin College diploma. Students attending Deakin College will gain a diploma equivalent to the first year of a Deakin University undergraduate degree. Once you've completed your study to the required standard, you can apply for the relevant undergraduate degree at Deakin. What's more, you'll gain direct entry into the second year - meaning you can pursue your dream career sooner.
- Diploma of Commerce
You might also like
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts
Gain two qualifications via Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts, where you'll gather insights in business, communication and critical analysis.
Bachelor of Business
Deakin's Bachelor of Business opens a world of career opportunities. Get practical experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, organisational psychology and people management.
Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Deakin's Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) teaches you about the business aspects of sport from financial and promotional to legal and managerial.
Bachelor of Business Analytics
With a Bachelor of Business Analytics from Deakin, you can set yourself up for a satisfying and rewarding career ranging from project manager to business analyst.
Bachelor of Commerce
Prepare for a successful business career with a Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin. Gain practical skills and experience in finance, accounting, management or marketing.
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
Broaden your skillset and industry knowledge of both business and the law through Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws combined degree.
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science
Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science will give you a unique skillset for business, marketing or management roles within the science industry.
Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)/Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
Combine studies in construction management, property and real estate to build the skills required to excel in this fast-paced and growing field.
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Our undergraduate Sport Science/Business course will provide a great range of insight into the skills skills required to work across sport, health and business management.
Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Commerce
In Deakin's International Studies / Commerce double degree, you will be able to find your career path through specialisations and overseas internships.
Bachelor of Nutrition Science/Bachelor of Commerce
The Bachelor of Nutrition Science/Commerce challenges you to improve how business operates in the food and nutrition industry. Learn more today.
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
Learn everything from property development to financial management through the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate course at Deakin.
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce
In this combined undergraduate course, strengthen your industry knowledge and graduate with a professionally recognised qualification.
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
This unique undergraduate course allows you to gain professionally recognised qualifications by developing in depth knowledge of both real estate and law.
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of Commerce
This undergraduate course prepares you for a whole range of different careers including business, marketing, health care management or health promotion.
Bachelor of Sport Development
The Bachelor of Sport Development provides insights into sport development, management and science, allowing you to develop a rewarding career in sport.