Bachelor of Commerce
James Cook University - Online

Course outline

This course teaches the foundations of commerce then allows students to specialise in one or two key areas. In their final year students develop essential skills and experience through the work-integrated-learning capstone program. Students also have the opportunity to gain a global perspective by completing one semester at JCU Singapore. An optional second major encourages students to build creativity and innovation and caters for individual interests or a specialist career goal. The Accounting Major is jointly accredited by CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
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Townsville: accounting; economics; financial management. Cairns: accounting. Brisbane:accounting. Online: accounting; banking and finance; economics; financial management.

Admissions Criteria

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English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Depending on chosen major(s): accountant, business manager, commercial and taxation law specialist, corporate financial management, economist, data analyst, financial adviser/controller, financial analyst, foreign exchange trader, investment banker/manager, risk manager, stock broker

Course Code
Start Date

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CSP/$13100 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Course Duration

3 years External or 6 years External