Graduate with two accredited degrees that are highly regarded by industry. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Education (Secondary) at UNSW Sydney provides an expansive and complementary skillset that stands out in competitive job markets. Gain a secondary school teaching qualification and a strong foundation in business, with the flexibility to specialise in up to two different business areas.
Prepare yourself for a rewarding career as a secondary school teacher, in the education and training industry or in business. During this four-year program, you can explore course options including educational psychology, managing the classroom environment, business economics, marketing and fintech. The degrees incorporate global work/study opportunities and practical real-world experience including industry placements, internships, mentoring and career networking.
Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Education (Secondary) graduates have the practical experience, technical know-how and analytical skills required for a successful career – one that can diverge from traditional paths by spanning business and education industries.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Design a degree to suit your interests and career goals. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Education (Secondary) offers a professional teaching qualification and more than 10 Commerce majors to choose from. The programs include professional development and accreditation, and a selection of exciting majors and electives.
Refine your passion for sharing knowledge with education courses in psychology, social and indigenous perspectives, professional engagement, classroom management, and responding to gifted and talented students. See the
program structure for detailed information.
Professional development and accreditation
The Education component of this degree includes two professional experience courses. You can also 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 Education (Secondary) 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 passion for sharing knowledge
- Those looking for a nationally accredited qualification for a future career as a secondary school teacher
- People who want to know the theoretical and practical aspects of secondary teaching
Job and career prospects
This double degree prepares you for teaching or education-related jobs in Australia and overseas, such as:
- Education Adviser
- Learning Coordinator
- Learning and Development Manager
- Secondary School Teacher
- School Principal
Alternatively, you can use your business degree for roles including:
- 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
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.