Take your Commerce studies to the next level with this one-year Honours degree, where you will gain 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. The Honours degree can act as a springboard to further study and research, such as a PhD. Undertake this Honours degree in accounting, finance, human-resource management, information systems, international business or marketing.

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Why choose this degree?

This is a highly reputable program valued by industry for its research quality.

Who should choose this degree?

Students wishing to undertake an optional fourth year of study to gain advanced knowledge and research skills in a specific area of business and develop deeper insight into underlying paradigms, advanced theory and research processes in particular areas.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Accountant/auditor
  • Commercial manager
  • Financial adviser
  • Human resource/management consultant
  • ICT business/system analyst
  • International business development manager
  • Investment banker
  • Marketing/brand manager

UNSW Business School's Career Accelerator portfolio offers students exclusive access to a suite of for-credit, co-curricular and business experience opportunities to kick start your career.

Entry requirements

Find out more about entry requirements for this program in the Degree Handbook.

How to apply

All (internal and external) students intending to apply to the Honours programs must first discuss their eligibility and study program with the Honours Coordinator in the relevant discipline prior to submitting an application.Disciplines may require the student to submit a draft proposal at the time of application.

All Honours applicants, both domestic and international, apply for the disciplinary honours program via www.apply.unsw.edu.au providing the documentation required.



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 4

*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 be liable for 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 may increase each year during your studies (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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