Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Computer Science

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092917D

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The boom in cloud computing. The rapid evolution of artificial intelligence. An explosion in smart devices. With tech companies dominating the global economic landscape, organisations are searching for savvy business professionals who can make the most of technological innovations and give them a competitive edge.

If you dream of a career in digital business, La Trobe's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Computer Science will give you the right mix of commercial, analytical, and technical skills to succeed in a thriving digital economy.

Explore your interests in this flexible double degree. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the business principles underpinning the tech market, as well as the scientific principles behind computer hardware and software. You'll gain strong foundations in mathematics, statistics and data analytics, as well as a well-rounded business skillset.

Dig deeper into your interests when you choose from six commerce majors – business analytics, economics, finance, management, marketing or accounting.

Learn how to identify business challenges and create technological solutions for key social, environmental and commercial issues. With a heavy focus on practical and industry-based learning, you'll benefit from work placement opportunities across both commerce and computer science subjects.

With wide ranging expertise – from economics to object-oriented systems – and valuable industry experience, you'll graduate with the skills employers are searching for in the rapidly changing world of digital business.

You'll learn: Economics, Computer science, Business analytics, Software engineering, Finance, System analysis and design, Marketing, Algorithms and data structures, Management, Problem solving and critical thinking, Communication.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Career outcomes

After graduation, you could pursue a wide range of specialist careers across business and information technology. Possible roles include: Systems analyst, Economist, Full stack web developer or programmer, Business analyst, Big data engineer, Financial adviser, Project manager.

Professional recognition

The Marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). On completing the Accounting major and 2 extra subjects, students may be eligible to graduate with an accounting qualification accredited by CPA/CAANZ; refer to the professional body for details. The Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). To qualify may require ongoing training and/or courses. Contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce with the relevant major may apply for membership with the AMI or CPA Australia / Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). This may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Computer Science may apply for membership with the ACS. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
38,200 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia

Entry criteria

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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