Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Program code

2089

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

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

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent with 5.0 GPA over second and third year

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

080404F

Offered in

Trimester 1

Why choose this program?

To be awarded a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, one additional year of study is required following the completion of the Bachelor of Commerce. You'll complete coursework and supervised research, leading to a 20,000-word dissertation focusing on an accounting, finance, financial planning, or economics. Your dissertation topic will be decided in consultation with academic staff members.

As a graduate, you will have a unique skill set that will give you a competitive edge in the employment market. You'll be equipped with the practical skills, experience and attributes that employers value, as well as highly developed research capabilities. Your skills will be valuable in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Offered through the Griffith Business School, which is ranked in the top 200 worldwide by the prestigious Academic Rankings of World universities, this degree can also provide a pathway to higher degree by research studies and a career in academia.

Students will also have access to a team of dedicated advisors who can provide advice on welfare issues, academic policies, program issues and more.

Attendance information

This program will be offered full-time and part-time, on-campus at Nathan and Gold Coast. Some courses are also offered online.

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

Graduates of this program will be able to plan and conduct research in business and commerce, and therefore will be well-placed for positions in the private, not for profit and public sectors. In addition, graduates will also be able to progress to higher degree by research programs, thereby preparing them for high level research careers.

You'll be prepared for work in business, industry and government in areas such as banking and finance, accounting, management, advocacy and lobby groups (NGOs), communications, insurance, education, and planning and policy support. As an honours graduate, you will be qualified for advanced professional work and be able to plan and conduct research in commerce.

If you are already employed, the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree will increase your business value and prepare you for leadership roles.

A degree with honours can also be used as a pathway to higher degree by research studies and an academic career.

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 (Honours) (2089)

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