Undergraduate course

Bachelor of Commerce

Prepare for the evolving world by studying at a Business School that allows you to complete an undergraduate degree in two years.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

B1392

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

2

Selection rank

70

CRICOS code

103240E
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Five-star rating

For Learner Engagement and Student Support for Accounting, Business and Management. 1

Strong job growth

For careers in accounting, advertising, finance, human resource management and management. 2

First university

In WA to offer SimLabTM, an immersive, virtual reality platform to prepare you for real-life HR experiences.

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Overview

Accelerate your learning and complete your undergraduate degree in two years. As part of this new degree you will be highly immersed in professional practices, drawing on real-world scenarios through placements, internships and projects with global organisations so that you’re work-ready when the time comes.

You can choose to specialise in Professional Accounting or Human Resource Management and Analytics. Unique to Commerce, you will also undertake a Professional Business Practice major that delivers course-long opportunities to develop real-world industry skills and to experience practical working contexts, preparing you to hit the ground running in your chosen field.

You will participate in authentic career-learning experiences, co-designed and co-delivered with industry experts, ranging from case-studies, client projects, corporate training, business simulations and virtual site tours to workplace internships.  

3 reasons to study Commerce at Murdoch 

  1. This unique course allows you to become immersed in your studies, taking one subject at a time and completing an undergraduate degree in two years as of 2022.
  2. Co-designed and co-delivered with industry experts, you will experience learning in different formats including internships, simulations and corporate trainings so you can apply the skills in the workplace straight away.
  3. Flexible study options allow you to study at your own pace to support a greater life balance.

What you’ll learn

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Complex and complicated work designs of the future
  • How value chain partnerships meet market demand
  • Using data and digital technologies
  • Evidence-based decision making
  • Professional standards and making ethical decisions in business
  • Career management and professional learning

Your career 

When you graduate you could find yourself working in a range of industries, in established and emerging businesses, in consultancies and in the not-for-profit sector. Careers could include:

  • Accountant
  • Account Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Advisor
  • Office Manager
  • Recruitment Advisor
  • Start-up Founder

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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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