Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Commerce

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This combined degree program provides students with the opportunity to increase the depth and breadth of their study in relevant disciplines within Business and Commerce whilst completing two awards over four years of full-time study or part-time equivalent.A combined degree program enhances the academic and professional qualities gained in each separate degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills.


  • The Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce requires students to successfully complete 320 units, which is comprised of: 90 units of core courses
  • One 70 unit Bachelor of Business major
  • One 60 unit Bachelor of Commerce major
  • 10 units from the Work Integrated Learning course list
  • and 90 units of electives.


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Governance, Policy and Political Economy
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism Management
  • Sports Management

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics


Human Resource Management Major: Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); Marketing Major: Australian Marketing and Social Research Society; Finance Major: Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA); Accounting Major with extra prescribed courses: enrolment in the CA program of Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA) and/or enrolment in the Chartered Accountants Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

Study pathways

Credit may be available to students who have studied a VET course or who have studied through another Higher Education Institution. Honours is available as an additional year to students who achieve a credit grade point average in their degree.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct International: $141,820 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Ourimbah International: $141,820 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Newcastle City Precinct, Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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