Bachelor of Commerce University of Queensland - UQ

4.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Commerce is designed to develop your business acumen, financial literacy, and analytical skills. You'll be prepared for a career in fields including accounting, financial management, banking and information systems.

Choose to study either one or two majors. You need to choose a major from your second year of study. Majors are optional – if you prefer, you can study a mix of courses.

Complete a range of compulsory courses that cover concepts relevant across financial services sector. You'll study topics including accounting, information systems, economics, business law, management and more.

Graduate with a combination of core and specialist knowledge, along with sharp analytical and technical skills. You'll be ready to adapt to ever-changing commercial environments and be in high demand with employers.


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Accounting firms offering specialised or full accounting services, business analysis, risk analysis, and management consulting
Financial investment...

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Additional Information

The Community Engagement Program (CEP) gives you opportunities to work on real-life projects with not-for-profit and community organisations. In sm...

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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Students work well with each other and independently organise study sessions

Negatives: None

My advice to future students is: Tutors are often students who are not overly confident in their ability

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June 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Covers broad aspects and knowledge

Negatives: Not really useful for real work-life

My advice to future students is: If your job doesn't require a university degree, don't do it.

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April 2018
Year completed 2013

Negatives: there is no fixed campus building for business so students has to travel a lot around the campus to get to the lectures and tutorials. There wasn't enough intern opportunities in the course

Positives: Year 3 modules has a variety of specialisations that other uni's do not provide, course structure has a mixture ...

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

The studying methodology is quite different from the one in my home country. The courses can be chosen as per the flexibility of the student and the course is set up as per industry standards. UQ has a great reputation and it is ranked in the top 50 universities of the world.

However, it is difficult to adjust to the diffe...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - This is a modern course (setup) with job and network opportunities
Negative - I found the first two years contained a lot of useless content

My advice to future students is: Do a dual degree, diversify, and make sure you’re in a degree you enjoy doing

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