Take your commerce studies to the next level with this one-year Honours degree where you can explore your chosen area of Business further.

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Commencing Terms
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3
Duration (Full Time)
1 Year(s)

Take your Commerce studies to the next level with this one-year Honours degree, where you'll gain advanced knowledge and research skills in your chosen area of business. Through a significant research thesis, you'll develop analytical, problem-solving and research skills highly sought after in business and government.

The Honours degree can act as a springboard to further study and research, such as a PhD. You can complete this Honours degree in business critical areas including accounting, finance, human-resource management, information systems, international business or marketing.

Who should choose this degree?

Students wishing to undertake an optional fourth year of study to gain advanced knowledge and research skills in a specific area of business and develop deeper insight into underlying paradigms, advanced theory and research processes in particular areas.

Why study at UNSW?

When you study with UNSW you'll be studying at a global top 50 university that is recognised in Australia and abroad for teaching and research excellence. UNSW Business School offers an extensive choice of programs designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the contemporary workplace.

Our degrees and programs are built with a ‘career ready’ mindset and students are immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to practical skills and tools they can immediately apply to real business problems.The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is a highly reputable program valued by industry for its research quality.

 

Program Code
4501
CRICOS Code
080466C
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
48
Indicative Enrolments
9

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This degree is open to students who have passed or are passing a relevant undergraduate degree - usually the Bachelor of Commerce. For the full entry requirements, please see the Admission Requirements section of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Handbook

English language requirements​

 

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If you’re completing an Australian Year 12 qualification (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent), you do not need to provide anything extra to prove your proficiency. Your qualification will be used as evidence of your English proficiency.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

We do not accept secondary qualifications from this country. We may accept tertiary study results, please contact us for more information.

Please contact us for direct entry requirements.

Pathway programs

UNSW Global has university pathway programs that provide seamless transition to UNSW Sydney so you can achieve your academic and career goals. Learn more.

English language requirements​


You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

What you'll study in this honours program depends on your specialisation, but will generally include core courses, supervised research theses and electives to the value of 48 UoC. Visit the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Handbook for detailed information. 

Study areas

    • Accounting
    • Business Economics
    • Business Law
    • Finance
    • Information Systems
    • Marketing
    • Taxation

UNSW Business School's Career Accelerator portfolio offers students exclusive access to a suite of for-credit, co-curricular and business experience opportunities to kick start your career.

Potential careers

  • Accountant/auditor
  • Commercial manager
  • Financial adviser
  • Human resource/management consultant
  • ICT business/system analyst
  • International business development manager
  • Investment banker
  • Marketing/brand manager

Accreditation

Depending on course selection you may meet the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Computer Society (Information Systems), Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance), CPA Australia (Accounting), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Accounting), ACCA (Accounting) and Institute of Public Accountants (Accounting).

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the Apply section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January. Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

Ready to apply?

For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

*If you are an international student studying an Australian qualification, go to the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) for application and UAC key dates. Note: If you are under 18 years of age, you need to make special arrangements. Read more.

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2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$14,500*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 4 *The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included.

2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$44,880*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$45,880*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International.

 

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