Graduate with two accredited degrees that are highly regarded by industry. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Economics at UNSW Sydney gives you a deep understanding of how society both influences and is influenced by the economy; coupled with an essential understanding of business. Stand out in a competitive job market with a complementary skillset and up to three business majors.
During the four-year program you will discover how collective individual decision-making can impact a global community and explore the business side of fintech, information systems, marketing and more. 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 a thorough fundamental understanding of their chosen industry and build the specialist quantitative techniques that lead to key professional roles.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Design a degree to suit your interests and career goals. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Economics offers two qualifications, professional development and accreditation, up to three majors and a range of interesting electives to choose from.
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.
You can choose an Economics major from:
- Economics - explore the broad political and business environment as it relates to the economy, or
- Econometrics - measure, quantify and analyse statistical economic information, or
- Financial Economics - focus on how financial instruments are priced in markets, and how individuals and firms manage financial risk.
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 Economics 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?
- Business-minded people with a strong interest in how human behaviour influences supply and demand on a large scale
- Those who would like to complete three business majors to increase career opportunities and be competitive in the job market
Job and career prospects
This double degree will open up many career opportunities, depending on your choice of majors:
- 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.