Combine this highly regarded business degree with up to 18 months professional experience at industry-leading companies. The flexibility of the Commerce degree leads to a wide range of careers in business. With more than 10 business majors – from accounting to human resource management – you can design a degree to suit your interests and career goals. The degree provides you with a fundamental understanding of general business principles and allows you to develop specialist knowledge in a business area of your choice. 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. It includes an outstanding scholarship program that incorporates an internship component and offers excellent job prospects with industry sponsors on graduation.

Who should choose this degree?

Students wishing to develop specialist skills and industry experience in accounting, business management, information systems or marketing and who are seeking financial support 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

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Career opportunities

  • Accountant
  • Business analyst
  • Economist
  • Investment banker
  • International trade officer
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Financial adviser
  • Stockbroker

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).

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Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

96.5 + Co-op

2019 Guaranteed Entry

97.00 + Co-op

2018 A Levels

A Levels + Co-op

2018 IB Diploma

39 + 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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