Commerce - B2001

Commerce

Bachelor degree

Join the brilliant minds of the commercial world.

If you're a clever thinker who likes to find solutions to problems and consider ideas in abstract ways, Commerce will teach you to apply your thinking in a commercial capacity to influence change.

Commerce is integral to all facets of the economy. It encompasses the diverse and rapidly changing activities of the world, including decision-making, leadership, innovation and policy development.

In this course you will develop broad commercial knowledge and acquire expertise in a particular discipline, while also developing the capacity to drive change in the future. With 10 majors to choose from and 12 double-degree options on offer, you will have genuine depth and diversity of choice at Monash.

Comprehensive and flexible, the Bachelor of Commerce offers you a range of options to help develop the skills you'll need to thrive in the commercial world. If you're looking for a course that provides you with the space to develop your interests and explore new horizons, this is it.

Enhance your learning experience at Monash through a range of co-curricular activities that develop your critical thinking, communication and negotiation skills. These activities also increase your employment opportunities through:

  • Internships with leading companies and brands.
  • International exchange programs with one of our 100 partner universities across the world.
  • Leadership and professional development programs.
  • Networking opportunities with business leaders.

A degree from an internationally recognised business school such as Monash will make you employable across the globe. It gives you a broad range of career options in fields as diverse as finance, economics, marketing, consulting, information technology, government, health care and more.

You can use your professional skills to work in or manage an organisation, or apply your analytical abilities to initiate change and make business better. Depending on the major(s) you choose, you could work across any industry in either the corporate or public sectors, or the professions. High achieving students will be eligible for entry to the Monash Business School Scholars Program.

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At a glance

ATAR

90.35 Note Lowest Selection Rank to which an offer was made
81.25 Note Lowest ATAR to which an offer was made

*This Guarantee does not apply to the Law Pathway which requires an ATAR of 90+.

Subject prerequisites

English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 3 years (full time)
  • 6 years (part time)
Start date First Semester (February)
Qualification Bachelor of Commerce
Course Handbook

Majors, extended majors and minors

In this course, you can choose from the following majors, extended majors and minors. Some are only available as minors or only in certain locations, so click through to see the full details.

Hear what our students have to say about the Bachelor of Commerce

"I didn't think I wanted to do a commerce degree, but was drawn to the wide variety of jobs and opportunities that would be available once I graduated. I like how flexible my degree is and how the units are applicable to the real world and my everyday life." Joseline Anthonisamy, Bachelor of Commerce

Commerce careers

Find out more about where a commerce degree can take you at the Job Guide.

Check out Seek to see what commerce jobs are available right now.

Launch your career

Whether you want to deal with big numbers and bottom lines or strategy and sustainability, there's no limit to what you can do with a commerce degree from Monash.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

Equivalent Australian Year 12

ATAR requirements

ATAR

90.35 Note Lowest Selection Rank to which an offer was made
81.25 Note Lowest ATAR to which an offer was made

*This Guarantee does not apply to the Law Pathway which requires an ATAR of 90+.

Subject prerequisites

All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites or their equivalents.

Australian VCE subjects

English
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL

Maths
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (any) or Specialist Mathematics

Sciences/Other
N/A

IB subjects

English
At least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL

Maths
At least 4 in Mathematics SL or 3 in Mathematics HL or 3 in Further Mathematics HL

Sciences/Other
N/A

All applicants must satisfy the equivalence of the VCE subject prerequisites.

VET Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma graduates: Applicants will require a minimum 70% average to be considered for selection. Preference will be given to applicants whose prior studies are related to the course. Programs that involve competency-based assessment without grades or marks will not be sufficient to meet admission requirements.

Entire academic record
This course uses the entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

University: Applicants will be require a minimum 70% average to be considered for selection. Preference will be given to applicants whose prior studies are related to the course. A minimum of two single units must be completed in order to meet minimum admission requirements.

Entire academic record
This course uses the entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

Multiple pathways to this course

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 12 are eligible to apply for this course.

Applicants with no formal secondary or tertiary qualifications are not eligible to apply for this course. This course uses the entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

If you don't have the entrance requirements above, you'll be able to gain entry to this course by completing the pathway Monash College Diploma of Business, Monash College Diploma of Commerce or Diploma of Tertiary Studies (DOTS).

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course. More about special admissions schemes...

All applicants must satisfy the equivalence of the VCE subject prerequisites

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course based on your prior studies, use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Applicants are strongly advised to complete the VTAC Personal Statement. This ensures all relevant information is considered in the selection process.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Note Please note: The fee information displayed is based on the 2020 rates and should only be used as a guide.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$10,700

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$29,200

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Our Comprehensive courses allow you to select from a wide range of subjects within a broad field of study. You can choose a Monash Comprehensive course in five broad fields: arts, business, commerce, information technology or science, and then customise your course to make it uniquely yours. In this course, you will study a range of subjects from across the commerce field, broadening your knowledge in this area while also deepening your knowledge in at least one discipline that will become your major.

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.