Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business BCBZ
This double degree provides students with the opportunity to
expand their knowledge in both commerce and business fields. Students
must select a major from Commerce and a major from Business, with
considerable flexibility regarding the remainder of the program.
Study Mode Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
Duration 4 years full-time, up to 8 years part-time
Accounting major graduates will meet the educational entrance
requirements of CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered
Accountants in Australia (ICAA). This provides Associate membership
of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA professional exams
and eligibility to study the ICAA professional exams.
Accounting major students who complete a Finance minor will
meet the educational entrance requirements of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
Finance major graduates will meet the educational entrance requirements
to become an Associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
The Human Resource Management major will satisfy the academic
requirements for membership of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
The Information Technology Management major within the Bachelor
of Business is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and,
through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries.
The Faculty of Business and Law is currently seeking accreditation
for its Information Technology Management major within the Bachelor
of Commerce from the Australian
The Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business provides a
sound foundation in all aspects of commerce and business. These degrees
are vocationally oriented emphasising the management and resolution
of business problems in both private and public sectors.
The double degree of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business
consists of 32 courses as follows:
|Area of study ||Number of units |
|Core courses ||8 units |
|Bachelor of Commerce major ||8 units |
|Bachelor of Business major ||8 units |
|Third major * ||8 units |
|or 2 x 4 unit minors |
|or 1 x 4 unit minor and 4 electives |
|Total units ||32 units |
|Course ||Semester/mode of offer Toowoomba campus ||Semester/mode of offer Fraser Coast campus ||Semester/mode of offer Springfield campus |
|ACC1101 Accounting for Decision-Making ||S1, S2, S3 ||S1||S1|
|CIS1000 Information Systems Concepts ||S1, S2, S3 ||S1||S1, S3|
|ECO1000 Economics ||S1, S2, S3 ||S1||S2, S3|
|FIN1101 Introduction to Corporate Finance ||S1, S3 ||S1||S1, S3|
|LAW1101 Introduction to Law ||S1, S2, S3 ||S2||S2|
|MGT1000 Organisational Behaviour ||S1, S2, S3 ||S2||S1|
|MKT1001 Introduction to Marketing ||S1, S2, S3 ||S1||S1, S2|
|STA2300 Data Analysis ||S1, S2, S3 ||S2||S2, S3|
Students should refer to the separate section of the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business within this Handbook for further information on majors available.
Refer to the Bachelor of Commerce entry
in this Handbook and the Bachelor of Business entry
in this Handbook for information regarding the minors available. Minors
may also be selected from the Options section of this Handbook.
Students must maintain good standing in this program (see Other
program requirements section). Students not wishing to complete the
Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business program may be permitted
to exit with either (a) the Diploma of Business Administration or (b) the Associate Degree of Business or (c) the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business.
Students may exit with the Diploma of Business Administration
if they have completed 8 courses as follows:
a minimum of 4 courses from the Bachelor of Business
core courses, and
4 other courses from the Bachelor of Business.
Students may exit with the Associate Degree of Business
if they have completed 16 courses as follows:
8 core courses from the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business, and
any 8 courses from within the Bachelor of Commerce
, Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Business Administration.
Students may exit with either the Bachelor of Commerce
or Bachelor of Business providing
they have completed all requirements for that program.
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