Bachelor of Commerce

Summary

CRICOS course code: 002289F
Level of study: Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Commerce offers significant flexibility and diversity for students.
You will acquire the skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of a changing business environment, develop the ability to critically analyse emerging business issues, and be exposed to scholarly research in the national and global business arena. Achieving these academic and professional qualities will lead you to a wide range of business related professions and careers, or progress to more advanced studies.
Employment Opportunities
Students with a commerce degree can find work in different areas including
Accounting
There are many job opportunities in accounting, and there is currently a skills shortage for qualified accountants in Australia. Some of the different areas that accountants work in are listed below.
Business risk analyst
Identifies strategic and operational business risks. Provides assessments of the effectiveness of business controls and develops and delivers business risk solutions in support of business objectives.
Auditor
Ensures that assets and liabilities mentioned in reports really exist, analysing samples of work done and interviewing staff about the way they go about their work.
Taxation auditors examine the financial statements of taxpayers.
Government auditors examine records of departments, statutory and local authorities, and government-owned companies.
Private sector auditors work with a range of clients from small businesses to large international firms, including banks, insurance companies and retailers.
Budget/management accountant
Is primarily concerned with the development and maintenance of budgeting systems. This involves monitoring budgets and comparing them with actual costs and revenues related to production, marketing and capital. They analyse records to determine trends, which assists in managerial control.
Systems accountant
Analyses financial information needs for organisations by reviewing existing systems and working out the best way to meet those needs with the design of new systems
Business Information Systems
Consultant/business analyst
People in this role are involved in solving clients’ problems in a variety of settings. Consulting requires excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly identify and define a problem. Consultants act as trainers, user and technical support specialists, project managers, or may specialise in a particular technology or method. Meeting with clients often involves interstate or international travel.
Database administrator
The Database Administrator is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the database systems of the organization, including establishing policies and procedures for security, management, and maintenance. The Database Administrator’s role includes working with end users, programmers and system administrators to develop data requirements and protect the resources the company relies upon.
System architect/systems analyst
Systems Analysts investigate business processes and determine user needs related to information-based problems. Analysts often work in a team environment. The output from the systems analysis process is a set of detailed specifications for a new or modified system. System architects design overall system solutions for companies. These systems are usually large and complex, with many inter-connected systems. The architect delivers these plans to an analyst/designer for construction.

Majors

Accounting

Business Information Systems

Corporate Sustainability

Economic Studies
Finance
International Business
Management
Marketing

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