Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
You'll qualify for a professional position in accounting, economics, finance, marketing or management and apply business skills to commercialising software programs or apps. The Bachelor of Computer Science offers a comprehensive and highly flexible program of study in the fields of hardware, software and their underlying principles. Its distinctive features include a heavy emphasis on object-oriented systems, and an emphasis on practical work. The commerce component is designed to develop responsible, engaged and innovative, work-ready graduates by providing opportunities to talk and work with business. It comprises an eight-subject common core and an eight-subject primary major, chosen from five key business disciplines: accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. The common core, which extends through all three years, is designed to give a broad introduction to business disciplines. You will apply disciplinary knowledge, research, analytical and problem solving skills to resolving social, environmental and business problems and opportunities. You'll have the opportunity to talk with business and community leaders and apply your knowledge and skills in a professional working environment.
Students must complete 480 credit points, including 225 credit points in the Bachelor of Commerce and 255 credit points in the Bachelor of Computer Science. Students must complete seven common-core subjects and eight subjects from their primary commerce major, chosen from accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.
Standard entry requirements
- VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL
- And a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Maths: Specialist Mathematics. Applicants with comparable qualifications may be considered. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
The Marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute. Depending on subject choice within the Bachelor of Commerce, students may be eligible to graduate with an accounting qualification accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ); please refer to the Handbook for further details. Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details. Graduates of the Bachelor of Computer Science may apply for membership with the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
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