Bachelor of Commerce (Indigenous cohorts)

Australian Catholic University

This suite of courses provides an integrated program of knowledge, theories, skills development, personal development, and practical professional experience. It provides opportunities for students to practice their skills, and test their understanding of disciplinary material. It also offers them an opportunity to display their problem-solving and leadership skills, and investigate ethical issues taking into account diverse cultures, histories, lifestyles and contexts.

This flexible, work-ready degree can lead you to many exciting and rewarding careers in business.

Students embarking on the Bachelor of Commerce undertake 8 business foundation units and one major of 8 units. You will then undertake an Indigenous Business Studies minor of 4 units plus an Accounting minor (for professional accreditation) of 4 units or 4 units of electives (free choices) for the remaining units.

Bachelor of Commerce Study Options
Core Units:
All students undertaking the Bachelor of Commerce must study the 6 business foundation units, as follows:

Introduction to Accounting OR Money Matters
Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities (includes internship with a not-for-profit organisation)
Working with Diversity and Conflict Or Professional Experience
Managing People and Organisations
Managing Markets
Working with Technology
Plus University Core Units:
Self and Community: Exploring the anatomy of modern society
Understanding Self and Society: Contemporary Perspectives
Unit Majors:
You can study either of the following majors:

Other Units:
You will also study an additional 8 units including the Indigenous Business Studies minor of 4 units and either the Accounting minor (for professional accreditation) of 4 units or 4 units of electives (from any ACU faculty).

You can choose to study from the following minors:

Accounting (for professional accreditation)
Data Analytics
Event Management
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management (for professional accreditation)
International Business
Occupational Health Safety and Environment
Approved minors from other faculties, including international studies of 4 units
You will gain valuable practical experience through professional placements within not-for-profit organisations in your second year of study followed by the opportunity for further professional experience in a business-related field in your third year, making you job ready upon graduation.

Our graduates understand the ethical, social, political and economic contexts that guide decision-making. This means the Bachelor of Commerce will not only help launch your business career but also prepare you for future managerial positions. The Accounting major is recognised by the CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.
Institution Name Australian Catholic University
Campus Location Brisbane
Institution Type University
Course Duration 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
Course University Australian Catholic University

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