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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Graduates may work in legal and trade negotiation sections of import/export companies, finance, marketing, tourism and hospitality agencies, government departments and organisations that serve foreign clients.


To complete the international commerce major in the Bachelor of Commerce or related double degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following two units (12 points):

  • ACC1030 Introduction to financial accounting
  • ECC1100 Principles of macroeconomics

(b.) At least one unit (6 points) from the following list:

(c.) Five units (30 points) from the following list including the unit from (b.) not previously completed:

  • ACC2120 Financial accounting
  • ACC3160 Auditing and assurance
  • BFC2140 Corporate finance
  • BFC3240 International finance
  • BFX3871 International study program in banking and finance
  • BTC2190 International trade law
  • ECC2000 Intermediate microeconomics
  • ECC2010 Intermediate macroeconomics
  • ECC2300 Current issues in macroeconomic policy
  • ECC3690 International economics
  • ETC2410/ETC2410/ETC3440 Introductory econometrics
  • MGC2120 Managing international business
  • MGC2130 Asian management
  • MGC2410 International employment relations
  • MGC2430 Human resource management
  • MGC3430 International human resource management

Note: The major requires completion of at least two units (12 points) at each of second and third-year levels.

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 0179 Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4419 Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program

Double degrees

  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • 4417 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4641 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours)
  • 3830 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • 1319 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics
  • 4635 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • B2006 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Global Studies
  • 1469 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
  • 4428 Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program and Bachelor of Economics
  • 4645 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • L3005 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 1185 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce