The University Of Newcastle, Australia

Bachelor of Commerce

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Introduction

This Bachelor of Commerce course gives students a strong grounding in business and economic principles, and they will learn core business development skills. Students who graduate with outstanding achievement as a top student in the graduating cohort will be awarded the Indrani Dasgupta Memorial Student Excellence Award.

Students will advance with any one of the following specialised majors:

  • Accounting: A major in accounting will prepare you to assess the financial validity and future of organisations, as well as its investments, acquisitions, taxation, opportunities and threats. Accounting students provide the management of an organisation with the tools necessary to make sound financial decisions.
  • Finance: A major in Finance will teach you about money management, with a focus on investments, trading, financial law and risk. The broad range of skills and knowledge as well as the international scope covered in a finance major will leave you work-ready for employment in global markets. Studying finance can lead to well-paid career opportunities, in an industry where a shortage of talent, combined with an ageing workforce, is driving growth in the job market.

Upon graduation, students will receive exemptions of up to 9 ACCA papers and may apply for

  • Associate membership with CPA Australia, and
  • Associate Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

Course Highlights

Accreditation from Professional Bodies

Gain exemptions from up to 9 ACCA papers after graduation. Graduates will receive formal notification of exemptions when they register with ACCA. Graduates may also apply for associate membership with CPA Australia and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).

Double-Accredited Business School

Accredited by EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation is awarded to only the top 5% of the world’s business schools.

Advanced Standing

Stand to receive module exemptions with a relevant polytechnic diploma qualification subject to University’s approval.

Open to A-Level graduates
Australian and Asian Expert Perspectives

Taught by University faculty and Singapore-based lecturers, with a good mix of doctorates from reputable universities and field professionals.

Potential Career Opportunities

Graduates may choose to pursue a future (but not limited to) in these departments/industries:

Accountancy & Financial Management
Banking & Financial Services
Business Development & Consultancy
Business Operations
Entrepreneurship
Financial Analysis (Equities, Credit, and Risks)
Management

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The University Of Newcastle, Australia
Bachelor of Commerce
Highest Qualification

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