Bachelor of Commerce

University of Newcastle

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

The Bachelor of Commerce is your first step to becoming a fully qualified accountant or undertaking careers in finance and economics. You'll be exposed to industry-relevant areas of study including the opportunity to specialise in one of three major sequences: Accounting; Economics; or Finance. As accountancy and financial management are at the very heart of all organisations, you will find commerce is a field offering enormous scope and opportunity.


  • The Bachelor of Commerce requires students to successfully complete 240 units, which is comprised of: 80 units of core courses
  • One 60 unit major
  • 10 units from the Work Integrated Learning course list
  • 90 units of electives
  • and PSB Singapore students will take 100 units of electives.


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics


Depending on majors: the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); the Association of International Accountants (AIA); the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC); Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA and CA Australia)

Study pathways

Credit may be available to students 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: $103,440 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
Ourimbah International: $103,440 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
Singapore International: $103,440 No
  • Full-time : 3 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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