Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 016883F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Combine arts major sequences with complementary commerce majors in this flexible double degree.

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce, you’ll acquire a broad knowledge of all aspects of business, as well as developing skills in communication and critical analysis.

Graduates of this course receive two qualifications, giving them an edge over graduates with a single degree.

Course Structure

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Commerce, students must complete 32 credit points as follows:

16 credit points of Arts coded units, of which:

two major sequences of at least 8 credit points each. Majors must comprise 2 credit points at level 1 and a minimum of 2 credit points at level 3 (unless otherwise stated) Or;

One major of at least 8 credit points and one minor of at least 4 credit points consisting of a minimum of 1 credit point at level one and no more than 1 credit point at level 3 And;

  • A minimum of 4 credit points at level 3 of Arts coded units
  • A maximum of 6 credit points at level 1 of Arts coded units

Students completing minors in Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian and Spanish are permitted to complete 4 cp across any 2 levels. i.e. students may complete 2 credit points at level 2 and 2 credit points at level 3

16 credit points of Commerce coded units, of which:

  • 8 credit points of core units.
  • one major sequence of 8 credit points must be included.
  • A minimum of 4 credit points at level 3 of Commerce coded units

Career outcomes

A combined course such as the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation. The types of opportunities available will depend on the major sequences taken within the course from a range of areas that include accountancy, advertising, economics, film and video, politics and media.

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,800 Per Year 08 Mar 2021
12 Jul 2021
4 years Full time Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3216
Australia
35,800 Per Year 08 Mar 2021
12 Jul 2021
4 years Full time Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
35,800 Per Year
Read moreThis fee refers to full time and its guide for online students
08 Mar 2021
12 Jul 2021
4 years Self study / online (with attendance)
Read more4 years full time
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry for applicants with recent secondary education

Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience will be based on their performance in:

  • A Certificate IV in a related discipline OR
  • A Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR
  • Successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR
  • Other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience

IELTS overall score of 6 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (Internet-based Test - IBT): 65, Writing 21; TOEFL (Paper-based Test - PBT): 550, Writing 4.5; Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) (formerly known as Certificate of Proficiency in English): 169, no band less than 169; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): 169, no band less than 169; Pearson’s Test of English (Academic) (PTE): 52, No less than 50 in each skill

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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