Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol for honours, a student must complete the Bachelor of Commerce program requirements or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5.

International students may start in Semester one only.

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 10052

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the School of Business.

Closing Date

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

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Business

Email: postgrad_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6475

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol for honours, a student must complete the Bachelor of Commerce program requirements or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5.

International students may start in Semester one only.

CRICOS Code: 081754J

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

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

Please note that all applications will be considered after the closing date.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

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

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)?

This program will appeal to high achieving commerce undergraduate students eager to pursue research in their chosen field as well as more advanced coursework. This program is a stepping stone for students wishing to progress to the Master of Philosophy or PhD level of study. This program will appeal to high achieving commerce undergraduate students eager to pursue research in their chosen field as well as more advanced coursework.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours).

Honours

Honours is awarded based on the weighted percentage over the year of study.

Study options

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

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

To enrol for honours, a student must complete the Bachelor of Commerce program requirements or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5.

International students may start in Semester one only.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the School of Business.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

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

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

To enrol for honours, a student must complete the Bachelor of Commerce program requirements or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.5.

International students may start in Semester one only.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 081754J

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

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

Please note that all applications will be considered after the closing date.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 10052

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Careers

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) can expect to find career opportunities within both the public and private sector organisations. A wide range of specific employment opportunities include:

  • accounting
  • auditing
  • taxation
  • treasury
  • financial management
  • business advisory services
  • insolvency and business recovery
  • corporate services
  • merchant banking
  • management consulting
  • information systems

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Institute of Bankers
  • Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Chartered Secretaries Australia Limited
  • Certified Practising Accountants Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

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 #16 from Part H of the BCom List. Refer to the BCom rules for further information.

Class of Honours is determined, according to the methods for awarding postgraduate Honours provided in the General Award Rules (GARs 2.4.4) and Policy and Procedures Library (PPL 3.50.12, Section 5.4 of Procedures), based on the weighted percentage for the program and standard percentage cut-offs.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)