Graduate with two accredited degrees that are highly regarded by industry. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce at UNSW Sydney provides specialised skillsets that stand out in competitive job markets. Gain solid technical engineering and research skills, paired with comprehensive business knowledge which includes the option to specialise in up to two business areas.
During the five-and-a-half-year program, you can explore course options including bioinformatics, mechanical and software engineering; and the fields of fintech, marketing and international business. Develop a deep understanding of your engineering major with an independent research project. The degrees incorporate industrial training, global work/study opportunities and real-world experience including internships, mentoring and career networking.
Graduates are equipped for a professional career in engineering and/or business, with suitable experience and connections. They gain a thorough fundamental understanding of their preferred industry and develop the specialist techniques, knowledge and insights required for success.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Build the degree to suit your career goals. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce offers professional development and accreditation, exciting majors and electives, and research project in your favourite engineering field.
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.
Combine your Commerce major(s) with one of 18 Engineering majors that include aerospace, bioinformatics, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, mining, software, renewable energy and telecommunications.
Your research project is a one-year deep-dive into the area of engineering that interests you most. Write your thesis with the support of an Honours Coordinator. 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. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) offers accreditation from Engineers Australia. Depending on the majors and courses chosen in the Bachelor of Commerce, 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 Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce 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?
- Aspiring engineers who want the business acumen to pursue management roles
- Highly motivated students who want flexibility to develop career-specific skills
- Those who want a highly regarded double degree to gain more career opportunities in business and engineering professions
Job and career prospects
Excellent career opportunities exist for the business-savvy engineer depending on the chosen engineering field. The double degree also provides a strong business background for engineers seeking employment in the commercial sector. Roles include:
- Business Owner
- Commercial Manager
- Customer Experience Officer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Digital Innovation Officer
- Field Engineer
- Financial Adviser
- Financial Analyst
- 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
- • Telecommunications Analyst
- Software Developer
- 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.
This program is provided in conjunction with UNSW Engineering, the largest and
highest-ranking Engineering faculty in Australia and also placed within the Top 50 worldwide.
Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This 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.