Combine this highly regarded Honours degree with up to 18 months professional experience at industry-leading companies. Take your Commerce degree further by completing an Honours degree, where you will acquire advanced knowledge and research skills in your chosen area of business. Through a significant research thesis, you will develop analytical, problem-solving and research skills highly sought after in business and government. You will graduate with excellent job prospects, thanks to the Co-op program’s assessable internship placements at sponsoring organisations. This is a scholarship program where successful applicants receive financial support.

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Why choose this degree?

This highly regarded business qualification will open the door to a wide variety of careers and industries. This degree has an outstanding scholarship program that incorporates an internship component and offers excellent job prospects with industry sponsors on graduation.

Who should choose this degree?

Those with an interest in business and finance who wish to develop advanced knowledge and research skills through completion of Honours and are seeking financial assistance during your studies.


  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Economic Management
  • Chinese Studies
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Japanese Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Taxation

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Asset management
  • Business analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Fund manager
  • Business consultant
  • Investment analyst
  • Investment banker
  • Trader

Assumed Knowledge


Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

96.50 + Co-op

2019 Guaranteed Entry

97.00 + Co-op

2018 A Levels

A Levels + Co-op

2018 IB Diploma

IB Diploma + Co-op

2018 QLD OP

3 + Co-op

Additional selection criteria

Applicants for Co-op degrees at UNSW must complete a separate application via the Co-op website and an interview.

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.

Please see this degree's Additional Selection Criteria and ensure you also complete these requirements.

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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