Bachelor of Commerce — MGB301

Course Code MGB301
CRICOS Course Code 095927M
Course Duration 3 years
Entry Requirements ATAR 60 Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0 (Note: Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.)
Fee International $31,500 (2019)      Domestic CSP

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Scholarship UC/GBCA Scholarship available, 15% off total tuition fee, click here
Campus Location and Delivery Site GBCA campus, 338 Queen Street, Melbourne HOW TO GET THERE
Awarding Institute University of Canberra

Course Description

Want a career in commerce but still undecided on your field of interest? Our Bachelor of Commerce gives you the flexibility to choose a major from anywhere in the University while acquiring professional skills in your chosen business area.

The aim of the degree is to develop business professionals who are equipped to solve problems within a multi-disciplinary business environment. Graduates will appreciate their chosen discipline in the context of the wider social, legal, economic and political environment and will have a high level of generic attributes and skills, consistent with the expectations of the professional community

Study a Bachelor of Commerce and you will

• evaluate and synthesise the concepts and theories acquired in accounting
• exercise critical thinking skills when dealing with ambiguous and incomplete information
• identify and obtain relevant information for decision making and providing advice to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
• utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
• communicate clear, coherent and independent knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems
• develop the capacity to exercise initiative and professional judgement in an ethically and socially responsible manner
• engage in a range of authentic, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities to reflect on and improve professional practice in areas of communication, judgement and cross-cultural teamwork.


UC/GBCA Scholarship available, 15% off total tuition fee

Career Opportunities

• Accountant
• Accounts officer
• Auditor
• Tax accountant
• Financial accountant
• Management accountant
• Chief financial officer
• Financial analyst
• Financial controller

Typical Study Pattern

762AA  Bachelor of Commerce,  Major in Accounting,  Standard Full Time

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Semester 1 Semester 1 Semester 1
11009 Business Decision Making 11212 Accounting Systems & Practices 11216 Accounting & Decision Support Systems
11174 Introduction to Management 11221 Revenue Law Two Professional Practice Units
11010 Professional Orientation (Commerce) 11219 Advanced Management Accounting
11165 Quantitative Methods in Commerce One Open Elective Unit One Open Elective Units
Semester 2 Semester 2 Semester 2
11010 Professional Orientation (Commerce) 11214 Corporate Accounting 11218 Auditing
11213 Management Accounting 11222 Law of Business Associations 11217 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
11215 Business Finance 11170 Business Communication*** 11171 Professional Evidence (Commerce)
11220 Business Law One Open Elective Unit One Open Elective Unit

*** Students can choose an internship unit in place of 11170 if they source an appropriate placement;
UC-GBCA students are encouraged to contact Career Program Coordinator during their studies

For more course information, please see University of Canberra Study in Melbourne, Bachelor of Commerce

Intake Dates

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Please contact GBCA Admission Team if you do not meet the above language requirements.