||Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Management
||Mr Adam Baker
|Contact Hours (per week)
||Full-time: 15-17 hrs, Part-time: 7-12 hrs
Higher Education students can expect the majority of classes to
fall any time between 8:30 am and 6:30pm, Monday to Friday. The
timetable for Higher Education programs will be finalised when
offers are made.
||February and July
The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double degree is
a professional program for those wishing to pursue a career in the
area of business commerce, business administration, management or
human resource management. The double degree is designed to be
flexible. Both degrees give students the practical and conceptual
skills they need to be leaders in their profession.
The Business School allows program combinations to be tailored to
suit chosen career paths. Commerce students may elect to undertake
a specialisation in Accounting, Applied Economics and Finance or
Business Law. Management students may elect to undertake a
specialisation in Human Resource Management, Organisational
Management and Leadership, Marketing or Tourism.
Please note that students applying through VTAC are required to
apply for the Bachelor of Commerce program (3700437401) and
determine specialisation upon enrolment.
A Bachelor of Commerce provides you with a range of career
options across a wide range of business types. You might expect to
be employed as an accountant, a financial adviser, a business
consultant or an economist.
A Bachelor of Management provides you with a range of career
options in a variety of organisations. You might expect to be
employed as a personnel manager, human resource consultant or
industrial relations manager.
|Program Rules and Requirements
Unless otherwise specified each course within the Bachelor of
Commerce/Bachelor of Management has equal weight. A normal full
time load in the separate degrees is 8 courses per year. The normal
full time load in the combined degree program is 9 courses per
year. The program is made up of a total of 36 courses which
includes 16 for each degree, including foundation courses, core
courses and electives courses.
Foundation courses should be completed early in the program of
study that is, by the end of the third semester. Core,
specialisation and elective courses can be undertaken throughout
To complete a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double
degree students will need to gain a total of 540 credit points by
completing 36 courses of 15 credit points each and fulfill the
Note: the following assumes 15 credit point courses.
This will include passing:
At least 16 courses (240 credit points) from each of the component
Satisfy the core requirements for each of the separate degrees
Pass an additional 4 courses which may be taken from any degree
program within the University. No more than 2 of these courses may
be level one introductory courses (ie. a first year course that has
No more than 16 level one courses can be counted towards your
||For further information regarding the Program Content for this program, please select the link below:
||The Bachelor of Commerce at the Mt Helen campus is accredited by Australia's two leading professional accounting associations:*
. CPA Australia
. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Completion of an accredited degree is the first step towards qualifying as a member of these associations and becoming a CPA or Chartered Accountant.
Bachelor of Commerce students may also be eligible to apply for membership of Australian Computing Society and Australian Institute of Banking and Finance, upon completion of nominated courses in the Bachelor of Commerce.
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Management, students may apply for membership to the following associations:*
. Australian Human Resources Institute
. Australian Institute of Management
. Australian Institute of Travel & Tourism
. Australian Market & Social Research Society
. Australian Marketing Institute
. Pacific Asia Travel Association
. Victoria Tourism Industry Council
* Eligibility may depend on courses completed.
The Business School (Ref 09288)
Tel: 5327 9000
Freecall: 1800 811 711
||This information may not apply to international students.
For further information contact:
International Student Programs
Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
Domestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa.
International students are students who are not Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. International students must pay overseas/international fees.
||370037021 (Mount Helen)
|Mid year entry
The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management double degree
will give students the skills they need to be leaders in commerce
and management. It focuses on the hard-edged courses needed for
professional accreditation with major professional bodies. It
provides a well-defined career path for professionals in the world
of commerce and management.
||Four-and-a-half years full-time, or part-time equivalent. The program may be completed in four years.
||Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)
||Application is via VTAC at www.vtac.edu.au
Mid Year applicants and current FedUni students wishing to transfer to another FedUni program are required to complete the Direct Application for Admission (Internal Transfer) form.
To obtain a copy of this form, please visit
||Successful completion of the VCE including prerequisites Units 1 and 2 - two units of Mathematics (any); interstate or overseas equivalent; Mature Age entry.
Non-Year 12 applicants applying through VTAC must complete and
submit the VTAC PI form (through VTAC).
Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed
higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced
standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on
your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and
Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of
Commerce/Bachelor of Management can consider the following
1. Enrol in single units(courses) such as :
BUACC1506 - Accounting and Business Decisions
BUHRM1501 - Introduction to HRM
BUMGT1501 - Management Principles
2. Foundation Assisted Student Transition (FAST)
- designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study.
On successful completion of FAST, students can apply for the
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management for the next
Negotiated offers will be taken into this program. This degree
is a REEP eligible program.
Students can progress to the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or a Bachelor of Management (Honours) as a prelude
to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.
Please visit www.ballarat.edu.au/fees
to obtain further information regarding Indicative Program
Tel: 1800 811 711
A range of student services, are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please call the number listed above.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this publication including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of going to press as at the date above, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
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