Bachelor of Commerce

Program code

1337

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
FT equivalent offered over 2 years

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$27,500.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1

Prerequisites

  • English

Why choose this program?

From 2017, this program will not be available to commencing (new) International students.

You will gain the technical skills and knowledge to pursue a career in accounting, financial planning, finance or economics. In your first year, you will explore the core skills and concepts of commerce including accounting, economics, business statistics, and management. In your second year, you will build on this knowledge with your chosen major.

You can choose a single major, which will give you specialist skills in one profession, or expand your expertise with a second commerce major, or additional major, including management, marketing, politics and public policy and international business.

If you are not sure which majors to choose just yet, that is okay. Once you enrol you can try some different courses before you choose the combination that is right for you.

Fast-track

At Logan, you can fast-track your commerce degree and be ready for the job market sooner. You can complete this degree in two years studying on a three-trimester per year basis (four courses per trimester).

Majors (at Logan)
  • Accounting
  • Financial Planning

Attendance information

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

My career opportunities

Accounting
You will be equipped for a career in a range of private, public sector or not-for-profit organisations where you could work in areas such as accounting, administration, auditing, business management, commercial and taxation law, managerial accounting, and taxation. Opportunities exist for exciting and challenging careers locally, nationally and internationally.

Financial Planning
You will be ready for a career as a financial planner, financial advisor or controller, or stockbroker. You will also find opportunities in insurance and superannuation, futures, options and foreign exchange trading.

Program accreditation

Depending on the courses you complete you can graduate with a degree accredited by:

Professional recognition

Professional recognition will vary depending upon the courses you complete.

  • Accounting major: Completion of the Bachelor of Commerce, along with completion of the courses required for Accounting accreditation, provides exemptions from the ACCA Foundation Level Exams F1-F9.
  • Financial Planning major: Graduates will be eligible for admission to the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia's CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERĀ® Certification Program.
  • Finance major: The Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program incorporates at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to site for the CFA exams.
  • Taxation minor: Graduates who complete the Taxation Minor meet the education requirements for registration as a Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Commerce (1337)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2019 Fee Band 27.5 $343.75 $27,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information