What will I learn?

This two-semester program helps our students develop job-ready skills, take advantage of the university’s strong connections with the local business community and engage with international case studies and cross-cultural learning. The Degree Transfer Commerce is the same curriculum as Year 1 of the Bachelor of Commerce, and our successful graduates progress directly to Year 2 of the degree, In addition to the selected units, you will also undertake Academic English to enhance your understanding and help refine your academic skills.

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 (2 semesters)

Tuition fees
A$26,200.00 (US$ 18,891) per year

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

Start date

October 2022


University of Newcastle

Callaghan Campus,

University Drive,


New South Wales,

2308, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Satisfactory completion of an Australian Higher School Certificate or equivalent / ATAR of 50 or higher

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

The University of Newcastle offers more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate programs across a wide variety of subject areas.

  • 15 of its subjects are placed in the world’s top 200
  • Ranked as one of the top 200 universities worldwide
  • Over 180 undergraduate and postgraduate study options
  • International students supported by a dedicated team

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