Overview

Broaden your career prospects by combining your Commerce studies with applied skills in Science in this dual degree which includes an Honours year.

The Commerce component provides you with a fundamental understanding of general business principles and allows you to develop specialist knowledge in a business area of your choice.

With more than 10 majors to choose from – ranging from accounting to human resource management – you can design a degree to suit your interests and career goals.

Choose from more than 25 advanced fields of science – including advanced physical oceanography, archaeology palaeoenvironments, climate dynamics and marine and coastal science, to name a few – and complete an Honours year in an Advanced Science discipline, which includes a research component.

Program Code

3593

UAC Code

424100

CRICOS Code

088854D

Total units of credit (UOC)

240

Campus

Kensington

Why choose this degree?

This degree offers the opportunity to develop specialist business knowledge and skills in combination with contemporary scientific knowledge and methodology. You will also develop strong research skills as part of your Honours Year in an advanced science discipline.

Who should choose this degree?

Students looking to combine business knowledge and an advanced program in the sciences, with the flexibility to specialise in specific interest areas.

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Anatomy
  • Archaeology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Economic Management
  • Chemistry
  • Climate Science
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geoscience and Spatial Information Systems
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marine Science
  • Marketing
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Neuroscience
  • Oceanography
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Statistics
  • Taxation
  • Vision Science

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Clinical research associate
  • Economic forecaster
  • Environmental consultant
  • Laboratory technician
  • Business/management consultant
  • Mathematician
  • Quality assurance officer
  • Quantitative/research/statistical analyst

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Depending on your course selection, you may meet the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Computer Society (Information Systems), Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance), CPA Australia (Accounting), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Accounting), ACCA (Accounting) and Institute of Public Accountants (Accounting).

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics and Chemistry, plus 1 or more of Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics, Mathematics Extension 1 (depending on chosen area of study)

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

96.50

2019 Guaranteed Entry

97.00

2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma

38

2018 QLD OP

3

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Annual Tuition Fee

$10,159*

Commonwealth Supported Place - Student Contribution Bands apply for this dual award degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

* The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will pay depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment.

Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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