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Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce

Course code W27

This double degree allows students to graduate with qualifications in both Science and Commerce.

The four years include concurrent study in both disciplines, with students choosing one major in science and another in commerce. The course provides multiple possibilities for international study and/or exchange, and a choice of electives to broaden knowledge and skills.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

W27

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $10,200

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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.

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Course code

W27

CRICOS code

094919G

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $30,800

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Duration

4 years full-time

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Availability & Campus

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

See Course Details for further information.

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

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete 16 Science units, comprising 4 Core units, an 8-unit Major and 4 elective units; and 16 Commerce units, comprising 7 Core units, an 8-unit Major and 1 elective unit. Students who wish to take an Accounting major will need to consult with the Course Information Hub as students are required to complete additional credit points/units exceeding that required for completion of the degree.

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCI1125Professional Science Essentials15
MAT1114Introductory Statistics15
SBL1100Foundations of Business15
SBL1300Business Environments & Markets15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCI1182Case Studies in Science15
Core Unit1 x Science Core Unit15
SBL1400Introduction to Business Analytics15
ACC1100Accounting I15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Major/Elective2 x Science Units30
ECF1110Economics I15
SBL1600Business Identity and Protocols15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Major/Elective2 x Science Units30
Unit from Major1 x Commerce Major Unit15
Elective Unit1 x Commerce Elective Unit15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Major/Elective2 x Science Units30
Unit from Major2 x Commerce Major Units30
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Major/Elective2 x Science Units30
Unit from Major2 x Commerce Major Units30
Year 4 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Major/Elective2 x Science Units30
Unit from Major2 x Commerce Major Units30
Year 4 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Major/Elective2 x Science Units30
Unit from Major1 x Commerce Major Unit15
Plus 1 unit from:
SBL3500 ^Integrated Business Application15
FBL3501 ^Business Practicum15

Note: FBL3501 is by application only.

Science Core Units
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCI1187 ^Form and Function in Biology15
SCI1183 ^Origins and Evolution of Life15
SCC1123 ^Chemistry for the Life Sciences15
SCC1111 ^General Chemistry15
SCP1132 ^Introduction to Physics15
SCP1134 ^Foundations of Physics15

^ 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.

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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 broad knowledge from the fields of science and commerce to a range of theoretical and practical situations.
  2. Communicate disciplinary knowledge and values in professional and public contexts.
  3. Demonstrate a global outlook on science and commerce.
  4. Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and professional practice.
  5. Think creatively to generate solutions for Scientific questions and Business innovations.
  6. Think critically to access, analyse, critically evaluate, conceptualise and solve complex problems relating to science and commerce.
  7. Use experimental and digital technologies and literacies to access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources.
  8. Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values, including Indigenous cultural competence.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $10,200 *

* 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 amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $30,800 *

* International onshore - 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 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

Graduates of this double degree will contribute to the development and marketing of products and services which utilise and extend Australia's strong scientific and technological expertise.

Possible future job titles

Sustainability Officer, Climate Change Adaptation Manager, Scientific Consultant, Government Scientist, Scientific Adviser, Business Manager, Business Consultant/Adviser, Marketing Officer

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