The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Design at UNSW Sydney gives you an essential understanding of business and professional and practical design capabilities. Graduate with two degrees, from programs that have flexible course options. The wide-ranging courses develop your passions and build the skillset to launch an exciting career.
During the four-year program, you will refine design skills and gain an overarching understanding of business - with the option to specialise. Explore course options including graphics, textiles, human resource management, international business and economics. The degrees incorporate global work/study opportunities and real-world experience including professional practice, internships, mentoring and career networking.
Graduates are prepared for professional careers in design and business with suitable experience and connections. They gain unique and desirable skillsets, a fundamental understanding of the design industry and the business acumen required to achieve their ambitions.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Customise the degree to suit your interests and career goals. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Design offers more than ten Commerce and six studio-based design majors to choose from. The programs include professional development and accreditation, and a selection of exciting majors.
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.
Choose at least two creative studio Design specialisations from 3D visualisation, object design, experience design, graphics, interactive design and textiles. See the
program structure for detailed information.
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 Design 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?
- Those who would like to combine business knowledge with their passion for design or related fields
- People who want to combine creativity with a business and entrepreneurial mind-set
Job and career prospects
This double degree will open up many career opportunities in business, Design and media, including:
- Arts Management
- Business Analyst
- Commercial Manager
- Customer Experience Officer
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Digital Innovation Officer
- Human Resource Consultant
- International Business Development Manager
- Management Consultant
- Marketing/Advertising Manager
- Media Design
- Performing Arts
- Product Design
- Recruitment Officer
- Venture Capitalist
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success
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.
Read more about our rankings and reputation.
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.