Duration

4.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

72

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics:


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Commerce/Economics

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2017

6/89

Meeting minimum entry scores does not guarantee admission. Entry requirements may change from year to year.

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

711801 - B Commerce/BEconomics
711801 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B.

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

Refer to your component degrees for AQF level.

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Commerce course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Administrative Officer

Email: bel@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 9017

Web:

Duration

4.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

72

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics:


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Commerce/Economics

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 013826F

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

Refer to your component degrees for AQF level.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Commerce course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics?

By combining two areas of study in the dual degree program, students will gain skills and understanding in commerce, along with the skills and knowledge provided by the Bachelor of Economics.

What you can study

Course Lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics:

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2017
6/89

Admission to all UQ programs is competitive - the number of places available is usually smaller than the number of people applying. For this reason, meeting minimum entry scores doesn't guarantee admission.

QTAC Code(s)
711801 - B Commerce/BEconomics

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B.

Additional application information

International students commencing this program with prior tertiary education may be eligible for advanced standing/credit transfer. To view some of these opportunities, click here .

Current domestic students may be eligible to study courses overseas as part of an approved exchange program. For further course study options and application details, visit the BEL Overseas Study website .

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 013826F

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Commerce course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Commerce course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Bachelors of Commerce/Economics

Careers

Refer to the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Economics for employment opportunities.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Association of Certified Chartered Accountants
  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Chartered Secretaries Australia Limited
  • Certified Practising Accountants Australia
  • Economic Society of Australia
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • Institute of Public Accountants
  • Meeting Industry Association of Australia
  • Securities Institute of Australia

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain 72 units comprising -

  • 32 units from the BCom List comprising -
    (i)20 units of compulsory courses from Group 1 (not including ECON1010 & ECON1310); and
    (ii) 12 units for either -
    • one major in Group 2 (6 units must be at level 3); or
    • elective courses from Group 3 (6 units must be at level 3, and only 2 units may be at level 1); and
  • 34 units from the BEcon List comprising -
    (i) 16 units of compulsory courses from Group 1 (not including ACCT1101 & ECON1020); and
    (ii) 6 units from Group 2; and
    (iii) 8 units from Group 3; and
    (iv) 4 units of elective courses from Groups 2 or 3; and
  • 6 units of general elective courses from the BCom List or the BEcon List or from almost any other undergraduate program as approved by the Executive Dean.
No more than 6 units of electives may be from level 1 courses. Students wishing to complete a BEcon major will need to complete an approved combination of 14 units from the BEcon List for the relevant major (of which 6 units must be level 3 courses) and meet the BEcon Group 2, 3 and elective program requirements. Refer to the BCom/BEcon rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Bachelors of Commerce/Economics