Course Description

This program gives you the opportunity to research an area you’re passionate about. A review of the big 4 accounting firms, KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Ernst &amp, Young and Deloitte, revealed they seek graduates with advanced skills in problem solving, critical analysis and communication.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $25,000 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 74.1% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 87.9% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 88.6% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 69.5% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 7.8% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 075467M
University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) Code: BU402

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce, or a related degree with a major in accounting, financial planning or finance from a recognised higher education institution, with at least eight courses in the area of study of their dissertation topic.

A cumulative GPA of at least 5.0 (Credit level) in the Bachelor’s degree is the normal standard for eligibility for admission to the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). These are minimum requirements and do not guarantee entry. Enrolment is contingent upon the faculty's capacity to provide appropriate supervision in the intended field of research.

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