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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce

Course code W57

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

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,500

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Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

Semester 1 Semester 2
Joondalup FT PT FT PT
Mount Lawley FT PT FT PT
South West
Online
FT - Full-time PT - Part-time

Location

This course requires attendance at more than one campus or location. See Course Notes.

Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

W57

CRICOS code

0100539

Fees

International students - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $30,950

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

4 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

Semester 1 Semester 2
Joondalup FT FT
Mount Lawley FT FT
South West
Online
FT - Full-time PT - Part-time

Location

This course requires attendance at more than one campus or location. See Course Notes.

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

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

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

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

One or more of the majors in this course is externally recognised when studied within this course. Refer to the major for more information.

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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AUD $9,500 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the actual amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $30,950 *

* International students - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, and has been calculated based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for each individual unit you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the actual amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

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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"It's a real privilege to be elected to parliament, and I have to pinch myself because I didn't plan to be here"
Tim Clifford

Tim Clifford MLC

ECU Arts graduate

Back in high school, I didn't want to be a politician – I thought politicians were these elites. My Mum used to work in a bar called The Albany Club, and I would go in there to see her after school and I'd see politicians and business owners. They were the big wigs in town: they made the big decisions and they made more money than us. I just never thought I would end up in parliament. Parliament was up on the hill and I was down here in state housing.

I chose the degree – and that was a life-changing choice. There are a lot of people who say 'don't do this or that', but it's usually the people who put themselves out who get to where they want eventually. Education is so important, because it offers direction to people. Follow what you like doing, throw yourself into it and be passionate about it – that's the main thing.

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