The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Arts at UNSW Sydney opens your mind to a world of potential and gives you an essential understanding of business. Graduate with two degrees, from programs that have flexible course options. The wide-ranging courses develop your passions and build a stable base of skills that support your career.
During the four-year program, you can explore course options including languages, arts, history, philosophy, management, marketing and international business. The degrees incorporate global work/study opportunities and practical real-world experience including internships, mentoring and career networking.
Graduates are prepared for success with relevant experience and connections. They gain exceptional skills in broad-minded thinking and critical analysis and a thorough fundamental understanding of their chosen industry.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Design a degree to suit your interests and career goals. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Arts offers more than 10 Commerce and 35 Arts majors to choose from.
The programs include professional development and accreditation, and a selection of interesting electives.
You can choose one or two Commerce majors from fields including accounting, finance, economics, information systems, fintech, human resources, management, marketing, business law, taxation, real estate or international business.
Develop your passion for humanities and social sciences such as politics and international relations, history, Asian and European studies, languages, sociology and anthropology and developmental studies.
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Professional development and accreditation
During your study, make use of
Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that are exclusive to UNSW Business School students and include:
This degree is professionally recognised and provides a career-ready standard of knowledge. Depending on the majors and courses chosen, accreditation is available from 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 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 / Bachelor of Arts is designed to train your mind to adapt to future challenges. You will understand business concepts, practise problem-solving, and build skills in critical thinking and decision making.
Who is this degree for?
- Creative thinkers who want to improve their ability to critically analyse, reason, advocate and negotiate
- Those who want a business degree but also like to pursue an interest in the arts and humanities
- People who want to stand out in a competitive job market, having completed two degrees within four years (full-time)
Job and career prospects
Your choice of majors will open up many career opportunities including arts administration, embassy and consular jobs, foreign affairs, government and non-government organisations and management consultancy. Additional career options may include:
- Commercial Manager
- Customer Experience Officer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Digital Innovation Officer
- Financial Adviser
- Human Resource Consultant
- ICT Business/System Analyst
- International Business Development Manager
- Investment Banker
- Management Consultant
- Marketing/Brand Manager
- Property Business Analyst
- Recruitment Officer
- Tax Adviser
- Venture Capitalist
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Why UNSW Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. We rank 1st worldwide for Risk and Actuarial Studies. 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.
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Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This advanced undergraduate double 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.