OR VET qualification
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
In this double degree, you will gain an in-depth understanding of Asia's political, economic and cultural environment, preparing you to work as both an expert on Asian affairs, and as a professional in your chosen commerce specialisation.
As part of your degree, you will gain practical experience and expand your professional skills through Griffith in Asia Initiative courses such as internships, study tours, exchanges and employability courses.
You will gain an understanding of the core concepts of commerce including accounting, economics, business statistics and management, and build on these foundation studies with your chosen major.
You will learn from leading experts and develop expertise and key functional skills in areas such as cultures and civilisations, economics, international relations, globalisation, and politics and government.
* via cross-institutional study at University of Queensland.
This program is offered full-time and part-time at the Nathan campus. You may choose to study courses at other campuses where the program structure allows.
As a full-time student you will generally attend 12-15 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 6-8 hours of scheduled classes per week. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
Depending on your chosen major, the Bachelor of Commerce will prepare you for careers in the following fields:
Accounting: You will be ready 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.
Economics: You will be primed for roles in government agencies and the corporate sector in business management, commerce and taxation law, economics, stockbroking and foreign exchange trading, economic policy advice and analysis.
Finance: You will be prepared for work as a financial advisor or controller, financial planner, or stockbroker. You may also find opportunities in insurance and superannuation, futures, options and foreign exchange trading.
Financial Planning: You will be equipped 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.
Bachelor of Asian Studies: You will be prepared for work in government, business, travel and tourism, education, international agencies, training, and export consultancy, in Australia and overseas. You will find opportunities in foreign affairs, foreign trade, business consultancy, defence, security agencies, and media.
Depending on the courses you complete you can graduate with a degree accredited by:
Bachelor of Commerce
Professional recognition will vary depending upon your choice of major or minor.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 28.0||$350.00||$28,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 27.5||$343.75||$27,500.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.