Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2015 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Diploma or above
Bonus points: Yes

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.2, A Levels: 7, IB Diploma: 25, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Commerce (Finance/Economics) prepares students to be effective financial analysts and executives by exposing them to the Australian economic policy framework and it application to the financial services industry.

This course will introduce you to the microeconomic and macroeconomic environments, in a global context, to give you a firm grasp of the rational economic decision making processes. 

You will then be introduced to the more advanced finance topics where some of those decisions are applied.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Commerce at Flinders?

  • The Flinders Business School offers a unique approach to business teaching, research and community service in South Australia.
  • Our staff have the academic qualifications, combined with a wealth of practical experience and a proven international research record, which enable us to provide business degrees that are recognised by professional bodies and highly valued by public and private sector employers.  
  • We are at the forefront of research into some of the key contemporary issues impacting upon Australia's economy, including social and environmental accounting, ecological economics, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy and ethics. Other areas of strategic focus include electronic commerce, small enterprise management and Australia/Asia business relations. 
  • Our graduates enjoy high employment rates for positions in accounting, finance, and business-related professions, both nationally and internationally.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Commerce degree?  

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English and creative writing. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224511
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2016: $10,058

International students
CRICOS code: 065056B
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2015: $20,600





  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Students may apply to undertake the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program, specialised or non-specialised Master of Business Administration or Master of Accounting.

Course brochures

Domestic students
Business & Commerce (PDF 3MB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus