Bachelor of Business / Commerce (Accounting)

University Of The Sunshine Coast

Program Overview

Across all industries, sound financial management is one of the keys to business success. This flexible double degree gives you advanced economic, financial and legal knowledge, and lets you specialise in the areas of business that most interest you. In your Commerce studies, you can choose to complete the required courses to qualify as an accountant.

In this program you will:

  • Study the foundations of commerce and enterprise, including business economics, accounting, business law and ethics, information systems and more

  • Develop specialist skills through your choice of Business major, including Business Administration, Small Business Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and more

  • Learn how to manage complex financial information, identify and analyse markets, and think creatively and critically to solve business problems

  • Get hands-on experience through a professional internship or placement


Sunshine CoastAustralia

  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 24,400



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Introductory courses (6) 72 units

  • ACC106 Accounting Principles

  • BUS101 Exploring Business Research

  • BUS102 Economics for Business

  • BUS104 Discovering Management

  • BUS105 Marketing Essentials

  • BUS108 Information Systems in Organisations


Developing courses (5) 60 units

  • ACC210 Financial Accounting

  • ACC211 Business Finance

  • ACC220 Law of Business Associations

  • ACC221 Company Accounting

  • BUS203 Business Law


Graduate courses (6) 72 units

  • ACC310 Management Accounting

  • ACC311 Taxation Law and Practice

  • ACC320 Contemporary Accounting Issues

  • ACC321 Auditing and Professional Practice

  • BUS306 World of Work: Your Pathway to Employment

  • BUS320 Business, Governance and Society



  • BCI300 Work Integrated Learning Project

  • BCI301 Work Integrated Learning Placement


Business major (8) 96 units 

Select 8 required courses (96 units) towards your chosen Business major from:

  • Business Administration

  • Digital Futures

  • Economics and Finance

  • Human Resource Management

  • Marketing

  • Small Business Management

  • Tourism, Leisure and Event Management

For entry into most USC undergraduate degree programs, you need to have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades.

Further studies, for example, a semester or more at college or university, can also be considered for entry and may give you credit transfer towards a degree.

Some examples of upper secondary qualifications and a guide to the minimum grades that USC will consider are listed here. These are minimum requirements and do not guarantee entry. Some programs may require higher grades. Alternative qualifications may also be considered on a case by case basis.


English Language Requirement

  • IELTS (Academic)    Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest

  • TOEFL iBT               Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 21 for writing

Annual tuition fee ($AUD)


  • Auditor

  • Banking

  • Business management

  • Consultancy

  • Corporate positions

  • Financial administrator

  • Human resource management

  • Management accountant

  • Public accountant

  • Taxation consultant

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