Business and Economics Qualifications
Whether you are considering undergraduate or postgraduate study, UC's School of Business and Economics is committed to teaching and research excellence that will provide you with qualifications that prepare you for today's business world.
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
With 12 majors to choose from, studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is the perfect way to start your career in business.
Find out more about the major subjects offered at UC
|Finance||Operations and Supply Chain Management|
|Human Resource Management||Strategy and Entrepreneurship|
|Information Systems||Taxation and Accounting|
From 2017, BCom students have the option of competing a minor in a subject from the BCom degree schedule or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree schedule. This allows you to complement your major subject with study in a different discipline (called a 'minor').
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours is for high-achieving students with a relevant Bachelor's degree. There is a choice of seven subjects available: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Taxation and Accounting. The BCom(Hons) comprises one year of coursework (between six and nine courses) and takes one year of full-time study or up to four years of part-time study.
Certificate in Commerce
The Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) is a great option if you want to add commerce courses alongside your non-commerce degree, or simply want to learn more about some commerce subjects for interest or your professional development. The certificate is made up of four standard courses (a minimum of 60 points) from any course in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule C in the following subject areas: Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management and Marketing. Depending on your study background, this may entail first-year courses or a mix of advanced courses. The CertCom can be studied part-time and completed in up to four years.
- Certificate in Commerce
- Certificate in Commerce brochure (PDF, 357KB)
- BCom Introductory courses brochure (PDF, 131KB)
Graduate diplomas are suitable for anyone who has a bachelors degree in a non-Commerce area and wants to expand their knowledge in a business-related discipline. They offer you an opportunity to complement and extend your undergraduate studies based on your interests and career goals. They are also suitable for anyone with a commerce background who seeks further study their subject, or those who graduated some time ago and are now looking to update their knowledge and skills.
Master's and Postgraduate qualifications
The Master of Commerce and PhD are ways of advancing your understanding and expertise in your undergraduate major. Taught master's enable you to undertake study in a new professional area and gain valuable business knowledge and skills. Postgraduate diplomas are ideal for professional development allowing you to gain additional skills and a recognised qualification within a short period of study.
- Master of Applied Finance and Economics - MAFE
- Master of Business Administration - MBA
- Master of Business Information Systems - MBIS
- Master of Business Management - MBM
- Master of Commerce - MCom
- Master of Financial Management (subject to UNZ-CUAP approval due December 2016; starting from October 2017)
- Master of Professional Accounting - MPA
- Postgraduate Diploma in Business
- Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems
- Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership
- Doctor of Philosophy - PhD