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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce

Course code W57New in 2020

This double degree is designed to enable students to develop critical thinking, creativity, initiative and business acumen to succeed in today's rapidly changing society.

It will broaden students' understanding of themselves, their community and the larger world as well as provide them with a foundation in the disciplines which constitute business studies, together with the opportunity for in-depth study and valuable industry experience.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

W57

Fees

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Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

W57

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Students are required to complete: 16 Arts units, comprising of 8 Core Arts units and an 8-unit Arts Major; plus 16 Commerce units, comprising of 7 Core Commerce units, and an 8-unit Commerce Major and one elective unit. Students who wish to take the Accounting major (11 unit major) in this double degree will need to consult the Student Hub to ensure the additional units required for accreditation fit within the course.

Arts
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH1100Communicating Ideas15
SAH1150Creativity15
SAH1200Media and Culture15
SAH1250Storytelling and Meaning15
SAH2110Identity15
SAH2200Audience Perception and Experience15
SAH3100Personal and Professional Planning15
SAH3200Industry and Community 15
Unit from Majorx 8120
Commerce Core Units
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SBL1100Foundations of Business15
SBL1300Business Environments & Markets15
SBL1400Introduction to Business Analytics15
SBL1600Business Identity and Protocols15
ACC1100Accounting I15
ECF1110Economics I15
Select 1 unit from:
SBL3500 ^Integrated Business Application15
FBL3501 ^Business Practicum15
And
Unit from Major8 x Commerce Major Units120

Note: FBL3501 is by application only

^ Core Option

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Majors you can study in this course

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply an international perspective and a global outlook to industry.
  2. Apply creative thinking and innovation to generate and evaluate complex ideas and provide sustainable solutions to contemporary challenges.
  3. Collaborate in team project settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes.
  4. Demonstrate cross-cultural awareness, including Indigenous cultural competence in a range of professional contexts.
  5. Obtain, analyse, interpret and communicate information using trans literacy skills, including technology, information literacy and numeracy proficiency.
  6. Reflect on and evaluate personal practices and performance feedback to identify opportunities for learning in the context of employment and life.

Fees and Scholarships

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Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

This double degree provides students with lifelong transferable skills, equipping them for employment in a wide range of professions.

Possible future job titles

Community Service Professional, Diplomat, Interpreter, Overseas Aid Worker, Marketing Manager, Management Consultant, International Business Consultant, Government Adviser, Environmental Consultant, Planning Officer

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