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What will I learn?

The JCU Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) provides a solid foundation in business skills as a precursor to satisfying the professional requirements necessary for a successful career in accounting and commerce. Accounting is at the core of every organization and aims at ensuring its financial viability. The JCU program is strongly supported by the local accounting profession and has full accreditation with pertinent Australian bodies including: Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

The course is comprised of 24 subjects involving specialist topics in areas such as financial management, auditing, law of business organizations, taxation, contemporary issues in accounting, performance management and control, These are complemented by business and elective units so as to provide a comprehensive professional qualification.

Career Opportunities

When graduating from JCU Brisbane with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), students will be exposed to an exciting career scope. As a Commerce graduate, you will be prepared to work in a variety of settings – from small business and community organisations to multinational companies and large scale industries.

Potential Career Options

  • Accountant
  • Business Manager
  • Commercial and Taxation Law Specialist
  • Corporate Financial Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Economist
  • Expert Consultant
  • Financial Adviser
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Controller
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Investment Banker/Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Stockbroker



Study options

Full Time (2.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,960.00 (16,57,388) per year
Per Subject: AUD $3,870
Start date

September 2021, February 2022, May 2022, September 2022


James Cook University Brisbane

349 Queen Street,



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 (or equivalent).

IELTS: 6.0 (no sub score below 6.0), PEARSON (PTE Academic): 52 (no component less than 52), TOEFL ibt: 74 (minimum writing score of 18), TOEFL Paper: 550 (minimum test of written English score of 4.5), Cambridge (CP1 Advanced / CP2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169), CEFR Level: B2/C1.