Bachelor of Business and Commerce (General Commerce)
Gain a broad understanding of commerce
USQ’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce is a career-oriented degree designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge for your chosen profession. However, if you are not seeking membership of a professional body and would like a solid foundation in commerce, the general commerce major is ideal.
The flexibility of the degree means that you can tailor your study to your specific areas of interest. With commerce underpinning a diverse range of business areas, your major will consist of a combination of eight units from either the accounting, business economics, business law, finance, information technology or sustainable business majors available through the Bachelor of Business and Commerce.
As a graduate from this program, you will be prepared for a career within public or private sector national or global organisations. The structure of the program provides you with the knowledge and skills to be effective in a wide range of careers, such as commerce, finance and banking.
Other majors in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce include: Accounting, Accounting (Extended), Aviation Management and Safety, Business Law, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chains, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Marketing and Hospitality Management, Sustainable Business, Tourism Management and Tourism and Events Management.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 10944|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 19040|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
- Mathematics A (4, SA) is assumed.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.
- Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.