Bachelor of Commerce (Applied)

Box Hill Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 073180J

Level of study: Undergraduate


Our commerce course is designed to meet the emerging demands of business and the broader community, so grasp the opportunity to develop your business skills through practical teaching and join a learning community that provides support to help you achieve your career aspirations and succeed in the business world.

You'll be exposed to realistic business problems and environments through a qualification that's also designed to be relevant to the national and global marketplace, a must have when starting out your career. Offering courses at both degree and associate degree levels, your studies will focus on developing your skills in key areas such as:

  • accounting (including auditing and taxation)
  • finance
  • management
  • marketing
  • business ethics
  • law
  • economics
  • communications
  • international business (subject to the number of students enrolled)

Classes are timetabled on weekdays during the day and are delivered face-to-face.

In your final year you'll complete a 6-7 week (3 days per week) workplace internship, from which you'll deliver and present a critical business project.

Our supportive small group environments mean you're more than just a face in a crowded lecture theatre, with access to one-on-one support to assist your learning. Committed and passionate teachers, with practical experience in their field of expertise, use innovative teaching strategies to assist you in developing your subject knowledge.

Pathways & Accreditation

After successful completion, you may apply for entrance to post-graduate studies at a range of universities.

The Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Undergraduates may apply for student membership of these professional accounting bodies, which they can convert to associate membership on graduation. You can then choose to undertake the professional body's qualification program, and after 3-years relevant practical experience progress to full membership.

This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 7 and Box Hill Institute Graduate Attributes

Career & Learning Outcomes

After completion, you may choose to apply for roles such as accountant, financial advisor or economist.

Graduates will have:

  • a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
  • cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
  • cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
  • cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgment in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
  • communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas

Course Structure

You are required to complete 23 subjects (144 points). There are 16 core subjects (102 points) and 7 elective subjects (42 points) depends on your major stream (Accounting, Global Business & Digital Marketing).

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  • Management
  • Accounting Finance
  • Marketing
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
17,184 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Service Fee: 166
Jul 2022
Feb 2023
Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
City Campus
253 Flinders Lane
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

International students must have completed an Australian Year 12 or international equivalent with a pass.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements

IELTS overall 6.0 (academic) with no band less than 5.5; TOEFL IBT overall score 64, with each section no less than 12 for listening, 13 for reading, 21 for writing, 18 for speaking; PTE academic English overall 50 no communicative skills less than 42; Cambridge English advanced (CAE): 169-175; Occupational English Test (OET): minimum score of C in each of the four components.


Box Hill Institute
Box Hill Campus - Elgar
465 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
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