Available to:
International students only.
CRICOS:
072325E
Location:
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Domestic students

Description

The Diploma in Commerce provides a broad understanding of key commercial and business concepts. It allows students to study units (subjects) in the Bachelor of Commerce course and acts as an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degrees.  I f you complete this diploma successfully you can then enter one of those Bachelor degrees.  Furthermore, you will be given credit for the units (subjects) you’ve already done.

The Diploma in Commerce offers you:

English language classes for international students

  • close monitoring of your individual progress
  • relevant unit in English Communication Skills.

You will also study units (subjects) such as:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Working with Technology
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Managing Markets.

Course duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Campus availability and study mode

Sample Course Map

Year – Study Period Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4
Year 1 - Semester 1 ACOM105
English Communication Skills
BUSN111
Working with technology
BUSN113
Managing people and organisations
BUSN112
Managing markets
Year 1 - Semester 2 BUSN104
Money matters
or
ACCT100
Introduction to Accounting
*Business elective 1 *Business elective 2 UNCC100
Self and community: exploring the anatomy of modern society or PHIL102 Theories of Human Nature or PHIL104 Introduction to Ethics

*Business Electives to be chosen from PFBS Schedule of Unit Offerings. Students are required to consider the BCOM major that they would like to undertake when choosing Business Electives 1 & 2.

'Pre:' – indicates a unit that must be completed before the next unit can be undertaken (prerequisite).
A blank cell indicates that there are no additional units required for that study period.
This is a sample program only and units will vary between states. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

No deferment available.

Exit Point

Certificate in Commerce
(Exit qualification only)

CertCom

40 cp
Minimum duration: 6 months full-time

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

Course costs

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Essential requirements for admission

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

Applying for admission


English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent or ACU English Test.

Pathways to further study

Students who complete the Diploma in Commerce may apply for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Accounting and Finance. Credit will be given for units completed in the diploma course.

Contacts for future students

Enquiries:

International students

Description

The Diploma in Commerce provides a broad understanding of key commercial and business concepts. It allows students to study units (subjects) in the Bachelor of Commerce course and acts as an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Accounting and Finance degrees.  I f you complete this diploma successfully you can then enter one of those Bachelor degrees.  Furthermore, you will be given credit for the units (subjects) you’ve already done.

The Diploma in Commerce offers you:

English language classes for international students

  • close monitoring of your individual progress
  • relevant unit in English Communication Skills.

You will also study units (subjects) such as:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Working with Technology
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Managing Markets.

Course duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Start dates and campus availability

Brisbane
  • 22-Feb-2021 , 26-Jul-2021 , 21-Feb-2022 , 18-Jul-2022
Melbourne
  • 22-Feb-2021 , 26-Jul-2021 , 21-Feb-2022 , 18-Jul-2022
North Sydney
  • 22-Feb-2021 , 26-Jul-2021 , 21-Feb-2022 , 18-Jul-2022

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

No deferment available.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Exit Point

Certificate in Commerce
(Exit qualification only)

CertCom

40 cp
Minimum duration: 6 months full-time

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Course structure – 1st year

Year – Study Period Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4
Year 1 - Semester 1 ACOM105
English Communication Skills
BUSN111
Working with technology
BUSN113
Managing people and organisations
BUSN112
Managing markets
Year 1 - Semester 2 BUSN104
Money matters
or
ACCT100
Introduction to Accounting
*Business elective 1 *Business elective 2 UNCC100
Self and community: exploring the anatomy of modern society or PHIL102 Theories of Human Nature or PHIL104 Introduction to Ethics

*Business Electives to be chosen from PFBS Schedule of Unit Offerings. Students are required to consider the BCOM major that they would like to undertake when choosing Business Electives 1 & 2.

'Pre:' – indicates a unit that must be completed before the next unit can be undertaken (prerequisite).
A blank cell indicates that there are no additional units required for that study period.
This is a sample program only and units will vary between states. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.

Course costs

  • Unit Fee: $2440.00 (2021)
  • Average first year fee: $19520.00 (2021)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $19520.00 (2021)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

Essential requirements for admission

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent or ACU English Test.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent or ACU English Test.

Pathways to further study

Students who complete the Diploma in Commerce may apply for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Accounting and Finance. Credit will be given for units completed in the diploma course.

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