Bachelor of Commerce/Fine Arts

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This dual degree program combines a highly-valued business qualification with a visual arts qualification. The commerce degree provides students with fundamentals of business and the opportunity to study one business major, while the Fine Arts degree offers the opportunity to explore concepts of aesthetics and visual arts through practice and experimentation. This unique combination of business and management skills with a working knowledge of the visual arts is designed for those seeking careers in the arts administration, arts management, fashion/textile design, graphic design, performing arts, publishing, public relations, set design, web design and new media.


  • 32 courses (192 UOC): Commerce core courses
  • One commerce major
  • Fine Arts major
  • Four courses from fine arts stream
  • Four courses from fine arts, design or media art stream. NOTE: Students must complete at least 16 courses (96 UOC) for commerce and 16 courses (96 UOC) for fine arts.


  • Commerce majors include: Accounting
  • Business economics
  • Business law
  • Business strategy and economic management
  • Finance
  • Financial economics
  • Human resource management
  • Information systems
  • International business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real estate studies
  • Taxation
  • Fine arts
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Moving Image

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics


Meets the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Computer Society (Information Systems), Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance), CPA Australia (Accounting), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Accounting), ACCA (Accounting) and Institute of Public Accountants (Accounting), depending on course selection.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UNSW Art and Design International: $181,525 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
UNSW Business School International: $181,525 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

The UNSW HSC Plus applies to the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Fine Arts.

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