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Commerce, B.Sc.

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  • 36 months
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The Bachelor of Commerce offered at University of New England is designed solely for those students wanting a qualification in financial planning. This degree offeres only one major - financial planning.
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The Bachelor of Commerce  University of New England is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to be an expert practitioner in your chosen field of financial planning. You will undertake authentic learning activities that enable you to apply discipline knowledge to work based scenarios. You will graduate with a portfolio of work demonstrating your business acumen across a range of industry and organisational contexts. The course will develop your communication, inter-personal, problem-solving and decision-making skills to enable you to develop and lead ethical, social and environmental solutions to meet a range of business challenges.

In your major, you will complete a suite of units in financial planning, which are taught by experts with industry experience. The core units of this degree (accounting, economics, ethics, management and marketing) will give you a strong foundation in business. We use real business case studies to analyse business data, strategy and management practices. Our units use current business research and industry experts to develop an understanding of regional and global business trends. We value what you already know about the world of business and through our program of study help you to take your learning beyond university into your chosen career.

Career Opportunities

You will graduate from a Bachelor of Commerce as a flexible business professional with specialist skills in financial planning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting and Finance for Business  
  • Economics for Management  
  • Managing People and Organisations  
  • Strategic Planning and Management
  • Professional Ethics
  • Financial Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • work experience must provide a Statement of Service from your employer/s on company letterhead.This will be uploaded as a qualification document in your application or post application via ‘Manage my Application’.  Your Statement of Service will require the following information:
  • confirmation of your role and responsibilities
  • the tasks and duties in your role (eg financial planning, financial services)
  • length of employment, including start and end dates
  • the number of hours worked per week such as full-time or part-time (eg 20 hours per week)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • Commonwealth Supported Place 


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