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 advising; financial management. Cairns: Accounting. Brisbane:Accounting. Online: Accounting; banking and finance; economics; financial advising; financial management.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for JCU and for this course, refer to the JCU website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

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Career opportunities

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, stockbroker

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

22 Aug 2024
9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025
Regular offers will be made

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