Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

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Begin your research journey in commerce.

Accounting graduates with advanced skills in problem solving, critical analysis and communication are sought after by the Big 4 accounting firms (KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young and Deloitte). USC's Commerce Honours program is designed to enhance your skills in these key areas, and increase your career opportunities.

Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast Direct application to USC
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GPA requirement

USC program code
Semester 1 only
1 year full time or equivalent part time
Completion of an approved undergraduate degree.
Recommended prior study
General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total units
Not available to international students on a Student visa.

This program gives you the opportunity to research an area you’re passionate about. You’ll build your research skills as you design and conduct a thesis study to contribute to commerce research, with the support of a supervisor with relevant research interests and expertise in your chosen area of study.

You'll learn to critically review relevant published literature and undertake useful and meaningful research. You'll also develop your presentation skills and deliver at least two lectures on your research progress.

Join our research student community and attend thesis seminars and discussion groups with fellow research students. At the end of your honours program, continue your research with further postgraduate study or a higher research degree.


Accounting; economics; finance; financial planning.

Career opportunities

Accounting, auditing, taxation, treasury, financial management, business advisory services, insolvency and business recovery, corporate services, merchant banking and management consulting.

Admission 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 University's capacity to provide appropriate supervision in the intended field of research.

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