The Bachelor of Commerce, UNSW Sydney is a three-year degree that gives students an essential understanding of the different areas that make up a business. The degree incorporates practical real-world experience and global opportunities. Gain the hands-on experience, technical know-how, problem solving and analytical skills that train your mind to be adaptable - all the skills required for a successful and exciting start to your business career.
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. Within Australia we rank 1st for Accounting and Finance, and 2nd for Business and Management studies. Worldwide, these subjects rank within the Top 50 along with Economics and Econometrics, and Computer Science and Information Systems.
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. Our Bachelor of Commerce is designed to train your mind to adapt to future challenges. You will understand business concepts, practice problem-solving, and build skills in critical thinking and decision making.
In the Bachelor of Commerce, you can use your first year of study to explore different study areas before committing to a major – and there is a broad variety of business majors to choose from. The majors range from core topics like
Accounting, to tech subjects like
Information Systems. You can choose one or two majors, or double your degree with an additional Bachelor from other schools such as Engineering, Law or Arts.
The degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by
Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through
mentoring, and you can undertake
global business practicums for credit towards your degree.
UNSW Bachelor of Commerce graduates are prepared for success with relevant real-world experience, connections, and a thorough fundamental understanding of their chosen industry.
Why choose this Bachelor Degree?
The Bachelor of Commerce is UNSW Business School’s most flexible degree, where you can explore your study options then select a major (or two). Use your first year to gain clarity on which direction to take or launch straight into your interests. There is a broad selection of business majors to choose from, including:
Depending on the chosen major, graduates are professionally recognised with accreditation from industry bodies including the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants.
UNSW Business School students have exclusive access to
Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that include:
Finance major students will also have access to the Business School’s iLab, an integrated teaching space with real-time financial market data and trading platforms.
The first-year flexible courses in the Bachelor of Commerce really allow you to get a taste of what each major is about – and what it would be like to study in those fields… It gives you an idea of what you want to pursue and what you want to major in.
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
Who is this degree for?
- You’re looking for a flexible business qualification with a wide range of study areas
- You want to learn the fundamentals of business
- You want professional recognition from the industry governing bodies
- You’re seeking to study up to two business majors in a single degree program
Job and career prospects
Depending on your major(s), there is a wide range of career paths you can take with this degree. Here are just a few:
- Commercial manager
- Financial advisor
- Human resource consultant
- ICT business/system analyst
- International business development manager
- Investment banker
- Management consultant
- Marketing/Brand manager
- Property business analyst
- Recruitment officer
- Tax advisor
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success