What will I learn?

Designing the digital world is big business. In the combined Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Commerce program you will develop your knowledge and skills in computing and IT while cultivating business expertise. We offer practical learning combined with industry opportunities to launch your career as a leader of innovation and business transformation.

Demand is increasing for professionals who understand how computing and business align to transform productivity and growth. The Bachelor of Advanced Computing develops your ability to work across the computing, information technology and business innovation industries. First year covers the core skills required to become an IT professional before you specialise in a major that aligns with your preferred career pathway computer science, information systems, software development or computational data science.

Complementing your computing and IT studies, the Bachelor of Commerce combines business theory with practice, giving you a solid grounding in areas such as accounting, economics and business statistics. You will be exposed to real-world business cases and experiences drawn from our wide network of Australian and international business partners. The program also allows you to tailor your degree by completing at least one commerce major.

You can complete this combined degree program in five years of full-time study, after which you will graduate with two qualifications. Your skills and experience will position you at the forefront of emerging and diverse industries and a broad range of career opportunities will be open to you.

Course opportunities

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology offers opportunities for you to participate in international exchange programs, student societies, outreach activities and competitions.

Careers & future study

Career paths

Our advanced computing and commerce graduates can be found in a broad range of careers and roles including:

  • accounting and finance
  • business systems analyst
  • data analyst
  • computer programmer
  • systems administrator
  • economist
  • financial specialist
  • information services management
  • consulting
  • project manager
  • software engineer
  • web development and management
  • research and development
  • information and communication technology
  • software architecture
  • start-ups
  • industrial relations advisers
  • human resources
  • market research
  • commercial risk analyst
  • policy development
  • business operations managers

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies



Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $46,500; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

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

Start date

5 August 2019


The University of Sydney

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,


New South Wales,

2006, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have obtained a ATAR score: 28 -40; English Language Requirements: IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Paper based score of 565; TOEFL IBT: 85; PTE Academic score of 61; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 58; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 45; Cambridge English scale: CAE and CPE: 176.

For international students

Admission to this course is on the basis of the following criteria:

a secondary education qualification (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.

English language requirements where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English.

English language proficiency

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 20 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 22 in Writing.

IELTS score: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.5 in each band

TOEFL - PBT score: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 5.0 in Writing

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About this uni

The University of Sydney ranks number one in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability (2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings).

  • Ranked 42nd in the world (2019 QS World University Rankings)
  • Eleven teaching and research locations
  • Exceptional facilities, including the Innovation Hub