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Diploma of Business and Commerce

The Diploma of Business and Commerce leads directly to the second year of the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Newcastle, where students can choose from majors including: accounting, economics, finance, international business, marketing, and more. Students can also choose to combine the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce with the new Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The university's established links to the local business community gives our international students an excellent opportunity to gain a global education, resulting in highly employable graduates.

Your direct pathway to the University of Newcastle

Fees

Year International Students

2016

A$20,600 (Fast Track and Standard Track)

A$2,575 per course/module

Location

Duration

Standard Track: 12 months (3 trimesters)

Fast Track: 8 months (2 trimesters)

Intakes

February, June, October

CRICOS Code

074637F

Courses

Students will be required to enrol in the following eight courses, depending on their intended degree:

Core Courses

Business

  • NICACFI1001 Accounting for Decision Makers
  • NICMNGT1001 Introduction to Management
  • NICACFI1003 Introduction to Finance
  • NICSTAT1060 Business Decision Making
  • NICECON1001 Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • NICECON1002 Macroeconomics in the Global Economy
  • NICLEGL1001 Foundations of Law
  • NICMKTG1001 Foundations of Marketing

Commerce

  • NICACFI1001 Accounting for Decision Makers
  • NICIRHR1001 Managing the Organisation
  • NICACFI1003 Introduction to Finance
  • NICSTAT1060 Business Decision Making
  • NICECON1001 Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • NICECON1002 Macroeconomics in the Global Economy
  • NICLEGL1001 Foundations of Law
  • NICACFI1002 Accounting Practice

Next level of study

Entry into Year 2 of:

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Actuarial Studies and Risk Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (combined degree)
  • Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Business in International Business
  • Bachelor of Business in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Bachelor of Business in Governance, Policy and Political Economy
  • Bachelor of Business in Leadership and Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Sports Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (combined degree)

Popular Careers

  • Graduates go on to careers in professional accounting, banking and finance, investment management, finance and securities analysis, taxation economics and many other related professions.
  • Graduates also have the opportunity to explore careers such as business consulting, marketing, foreign relations and human resource management.
  • With a growing need for graduates in these areas, degrees in Business and Commerce provide exciting opportunities for students.