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What and where to study in Australia after 12th commerce?
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What and where to study in Australia after 12th commerce?

Australia has a host of opportunities for students who want to study commerce courses, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

01 Oct 2018 3.9K Book icon 4 mins Share
What and where to study in Australia after 12th commerce?

Are you a commerce fanatic? What made you so? Is it the charm of getting that degree and employing it to future use – Do you want to become an expert accountant or business professional or work on your aspiration of becoming an entrepreneur?

And are you looking to study commerce in Australia? There are plenty of commerce courses that you can choose at Australian institutes. But, how will you know which course is the right one for you and which university to apply at?

Popular commerce courses that you can study in Australia

  1. Business
  2. Law
  3. International Business 
  4. Business and Commerce
  5. Accounting and Finance
  6. HR management
  7. Marketing
  8. Management

Study in Australia after 12th commerce

From our database, we’ve selected a few names of universities in Australia and the commerce courses that they offer. These universities have a high standard of education and academic facilities, along with a good number of ties with various industries. Moreover, the cities in which these universities are based at are student friendly and offer a good quality of life. 

1. Victoria University

Victoria is one of the most outstanding universities in Australia, located in a happening ‘student city’ Melbourne. 

At the University, you can choose to study a number of commerce courses, such as Bachelor of Business with specialisations in banking and finance, financial risk management, international tourism management, information systems management, supply chain and logistics management and more. 

Entry requirements: Most of these programmes are open to admit candidates based on merit, though some of the programmes ask for relevant work experience from students. 

A good English language score is mandatory, either in IELTS, PTE, TOEFL or CAE. Normally, an IELTS test score of not less than overall 6.0 or TOEFL score of overall 67 is required from students for their admissions. 

2. Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University or ECU is one of the most prestigious Australian universities. You can choose a range of commerce courses with majors in accounting, international business, sport business, tourism and hospitality management and more at the University. 

ECU also offers some of the innovative postgraduate commerce courses as follows:

  1. MBA with specialisation in cyber security
  2. MBA with specialisation in finance
  3. MBA with specialisation in hospitality management
  4. MBA with specialisation in supply chain and logistics management

Entry requirements: Most of the programmes recruit students who have good academic results, alongside good scores in IELTS, TOEFL and other tests as deemed fit by the universities for admissions. 

An IELTS band no less than overall 6.0 is required from students and a TOEFL iBT score of minimum 70 is required. 

3. The University of Sydney

A student-focused university, the University of Sydney is known for its outstanding education and the dynamic faculty of academics. The University is one of the world-known universities, for its graduate employability record. 

If you’re looking to study commerce courses in the University, you can choose from the following: Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of law and Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Commerce. These are dual-degree programmes, focused on delivering a combination of knowledge and expertise from two different domains. 

Students who choose to study the dual programme of engineering and commerce are free to choose any engineering stream and align it with their commerce studies. This course makes you skilled in implementing your engineering education into the modern-day business practices.

In addition, there are a few postgraduate commerce courses, including Master of International Business, Master of Business Law and more. 

Entry requirements: Students must hold a secondary-education qualification and also have valid IELTS and TOEFL scores. An IELTS score of minimum 7.0 overall is required from students and a TOEFL iBT of minimum 96 is required. 

4. Curtin University

Curtin is one of the largest universities in Australia. It’s located in Perth and has satellite campuses in Mauritius, Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai. 

At Curtin, students can choose to study Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in subjects like accounting, advertising, accounting technologies and entrepreneurship. 

Entry requirements: To get admissions into Curtin University, students must have secured an overall 6.5 band in IELTS and must hold a degree equivalent to Australian year 12. 

5. University of New South Wales (UNSW)

University of New South Wales or UNSW offers combined courses like Bachelor of Arts and Business with professional LLB. This programme aims at delivering two undergraduate degrees to students.

The Bachelor of Arts and Business in Criminology is yet another interesting course jointly taught by the UNSW Business and the Arts and Social Sciences Schools. In this course, students get a firm understanding about crime and justice along with a  strong business and management knowledge. 

Another equally exciting course is Bachelor of Arts and Business in Environmental Humanities. In this course, students get to study arts, humanities and social sciences while also developing key skills and understanding about dealing with human–environment relationships. 

Entry requirements: All applicants must have completed high-school education. Also, they should have valid scores in IELTS and TOEFL. Overall band of 6.5 in IELTS and overall 90 in TOEFL iBT is required from students seeking admissions at UNSW. 

6. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) 

With a strong historical root, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) is one of the world’s most reputable universities and has proven itself for several decades. 

The University offers some unique commerce courses like Bachelor of Applied Science (aviation) with Bachelor of Business (management), Bachelor of Business in applied economics and finance, Bachelor of Business in entrepreneurship and Bachelor of Business in logistics and supply chain management. 

Entry requirements: The main criterion set by RMIT for admissions into any of the above programmes is a student must have Australian grade 12 or equivalent degree with a minimum average score of 70%. Also, students must have secured minimum 6.5 band in IELTS or a minimum overall score of 92 in TOEFL iBT. 

Australia is one of the most cosmopolitan and student friendly countries. It’s famous for its Group of 8 institutes, and a distinct quality of life in its cities. A large number of international students reside in cities like Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Canberra. 

Every year, students from distant countries move to Australia to start their academic journey, which last lifelong. If you want to experience such an opportunity to know the Australian culture and study at one of the finest universities in the world, speak to us and we’ll help you reach your dream. 

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