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What will I learn?

The Degree Transfer Extended Commerce gives you the opportunity to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of business and commerce, to prepare you for careers and further study in law, business management, accounting, economics and marketing. Offering you the same courses you would study in the Degree Transfer program, with the additional benefit of dedicated support services that you will need for a smooth transition into second year of your Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Students who complete this program can also choose to enter the Bachelor of Construction Management (Building)(Honours) with 40 credit points as they will be granted credit for the following electives;

ACFI1001 Accounting for Decision Makers
MNGT1001 Introduction to Management
Introduction to Finance
STAT1060 Business Decision Making

Which department am I in?

College of International Education



Study options

Full Time (3 semesters)

Tuition fees
AUD $34,800 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 October 2022


University of Newcastle

Callaghan Campus,

University Drive,


New South Wales,

2308, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completion of Year 11 with GPA 2.0. IELTS score: 5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above); iBT TOEFL: 50 overall (15 or above in Speaking and Writing).

For international students

Completion of an Australian Higher School Certificate with 40% average

IELT score: 5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalent. iBT TOEFL: 50 overall (15 or above in Speaking and Writing).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Newcastle

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  • 15 of its subjects are placed in the world’s top 200
  • Ranked 8th in Australia by Excellence in Research Australia
  • At AUD 113M it’s 9th in Australia for research income (HERDC)
  • 39,000+ students from 105 nations