Bachelor of Commerce in Food and Agribusiness

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 001838A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

A Bachelor of Commerce graduate can be confident that they have a philosophy for decision-making that prepares them for the careers of the future. Studying Commerce at Deakin gives you a world-class degree accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and European Programme Accreditation System for European Foundation for Management Development (EPAS/EFMD).

From accounting, to economics, to marketing, tailor your degree and open up opportunities in every area of business, not for profit organisations and government.

The core of the Bachelor of Commerce is built around three pillars (technical, market and personal acumens) designed to provide a common and comprehensive foundation for students in their first year. From second year students can extend their knowledge within career focussed, discipline areas (majors). A range of experiential opportunities including internships and international experiences are offered to ensure graduates are professionally ready. You can also choose from specialised areas offered by other faculties such as public relations, politics and policy studies, languages, and psychology.

Course structure

To complete the Bachelor of Commerce students must attain 24 credit points. The 24 credit points include 8 credit points of core units, 8 credit points of units from a major (you will be required to complete at least one major) and 8 credit points of elective units (you may choose to undertake another 8 unit major or up to two 4 unit minors). Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

To complete the course you must include the following:

  • at least 16 credit points from Business and Law undergraduate units
  • 8 credit points of core Bachelor of Commerce units
  • at least one 8 credit point Bachelor of Commerce major
  • Level 1 - no more than 10 credit points
  • Level 3 - at least 6 credit points (at least 4 must be Business and Law undergraduate units)

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.

Career outcomes

There are employment opportunities for Bachelor of Commerce graduates in virtually every area of business and government in Australia and overseas. Potential careers include becoming a professional accountant, IT and systems professional, economist, financial planner, human resources manager, social and economic policy developer, international trade officer and marketing assistant/manager. As this is a very broad course there are further possibilities in other professions especially if taken with further study.

Please note: Warrnambool students will be require undertaking some units in Cloud (online) mode.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,800 Per Year
Read moreThis fee refers to full time and its guide for online students
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Warrnambool Campus
Princes Highway
Warrnambool Victoria 3280
Australia
35,800 Per Year
Read moreThis fee refers to full time and its guide for online students
Expected Nov 2022
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies

Standard minimum admission criteria for undergraduate courses

Certificate IV in a related discipline OR Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of Diploma in a related discipline OR Successful completion of relevant study – equivalent to at least two Deakin University units – at an accredited higher education institution OR Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent, including Foundation program approved by Faculty Board, or relevant work or life experience

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

TOEFL PBT - 550 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

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