Business

Bachelor of Commerce

Cricos Code: 088180G

What is a Bachelor of Commerce?

The Bachelor of Commerce provides a culturally diverse and career-oriented educational experience. There is a demand for high-quality graduates in accounting, finance and management, and this commerce degree allows you to get into the workplace faster through accelerated study. What’s more, this course sets up the prospect of an excellent long-term professional career, covering fundamental knowledge and skills in the key areas of accounting, finance, economics, quantitative analysis, information systems, and business and taxation law. The Bachelor of Commerce is endorsed by the Chartered Accountants (CA Australia and New Zealand) and the Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) Australia.

APM College of Business and Communication courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study
Where can I study

Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Start Dates

Next intake is on 10 Jun 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

2 years accelerated

3 years full-time

6 years part-time

Why Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Accountant
  • Market Analyst
  • Banker
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Entrepreneur
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.
"My favourite part of studying at Torrens is the small class sizes "
- Keely Rosenfield, Student of Bachelor of Commerce
"I'm able to communicate with my lecturer so much easier and learn with other students. Torrens provides such a unique learning experience which is made for you."
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Course Overview

This course is designed to meet the global demand for high-quality commerce graduates providing you with the opportunity to specialise in accounting and/or finance. The accounting specialisation is fully accredited by CPA Australia and CA Australia and New Zealand. The course includes an industry placement as well as an opportunity to undertake a global learning experience with a Laureate International Universities partner institution.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Basic principles of accounting, economics and finance
  • Specialistion in one of the above disciplines
  • Understanding of investments at corporate and shareholder levels
  • Business information systems knowledge
  • Create business analysis methods
  • Financial reporting
  • Management and leadership skills

WHAT YOU'LL STUDY

The Bachelor of Commerce consists of 24 subjects: 10 core subjects and 14 elective subjects. The elective subjects you choose will depend on whether you want to specialise in Accounting (A), Finance (F) or both.

HOW YOU'LL STUDY

HOW MUCH

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
FEE HELP
If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study a Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

You are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Commerce as long as you meet the University’s minimum entry requirements. Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • An Australian secondary education qualification, or equivalent
  • A completed or partly completed qualification at AQF level 6 (associate degree) or above
  • A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification at AQF Level 4 (Certificate IV) or above
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) percentile rank or equivalent.
Torrens University Australia also sets guaranteed entry thresholds for students who have:
  • ATAR 60 or equivalent
  • Studied at another university with a GPA of 3.5 in a scale of 7
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) rank of 155
If you meet at least one of these criteria you will not have to compete for a place in the Bachelor of Commerce. Your place is guaranteed. If you are unsure or have completed other studies (formal or informal), please Contact a Course and Career Advisor to discuss whether this course is suitable.
Applying for the Adelaide campus If you are applying to study the (Bachelor of Applied Public Health/ Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Business (Sport)/Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Media Design) at our Adelaide campus, you’ll need to complete a SATAC application. Visit http://www.satac.edu.au/undergraduate to apply. This is not required for online or postgraduate students. If you need help with your application, call 1300 575 803 or email enquiries@tua.edu.au. If you need help from SATAC, visit www.satac.edu.au/enquiries. Make sure you check the important dates to ensure you get your application in on time. View full course admission information
Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia. Approved English tests include:
  • CAE 58
  • Equivalent IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.5
  • PTE 58
  • TOEFL 78
You are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Commerce as long as you meet the University’s minimum entry requirements. Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • An Australian secondary education qualification, or equivalent
  • A completed or partly completed qualification at AQF level 6 (associate degree) or above
  • A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification at AQF Level 4 (Certificate IV) or above
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) percentile rank or equivalent.
Torrens University Australia also sets guaranteed entry thresholds for students who have:
  • ATAR 60 or equivalent
  • Studied at another university with a GPA of 3.5 in a scale of 7
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) rank of 155
If you meet at least one of these criteria you will not have to compete for a place in the Bachelor of Commerce. Your place is guaranteed. If you are unsure or have completed other studies (formal or informal), please Contact a Course and Career Advisor to discuss whether this course is suitable.
Applying for the Adelaide campus If you are applying to study the (Bachelor of Applied Public Health/ Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Business (Sport)/Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Media Design) at our Adelaide campus, you’ll need to complete a SATAC application. Visit http://www.satac.edu.au/undergraduate to apply. This is not required for online or postgraduate students. If you need help with your application, call 1300 575 803 or email enquiries@tua.edu.au. If you need help from SATAC, visit www.satac.edu.au/enquiries. Make sure you check the important dates to ensure you get your application in on time. View full course admission information
Please read our International Student information or contact us with any questions about studying at Torrens or living in Australia. Approved English tests include:
  • CAE 58
  • Equivalent IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.5
  • PTE 58
  • TOEFL 78

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences. Learn more
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