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The Faculty of Engineering and the UNSW Business School offer a dual degree program which qualifies students for two degrees after five and a half years of successful study: the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and the Bachelor of Commerce. Honours may be completed in the area of your Commerce major by completing the additional separate 1 year 4501 BCom (Honours) program.
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

UNSW Business School



Study Level


Typical duration

5.7 Years

Intake Period

Term 1, Term 3

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit



Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BE (Hons)

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom

UAC Code




Stand Alone Programs

Click on the link below to find out more about each individual program.

Double Degree Structure

Students must complete 264 UOC.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (168 UOC)
1. 168 UOC plus at least 60 days of approved Industrial Training experience
2. At least 48 UOC Disciplinary Knowledge and Enquiry-based Courses
3. 30-42UOC Introductory Knowledge core courses
4. At least 12 UOC of elective courses
5. The balance of stream to consist of Foundation Disciplinary Knowledge Courses

Bachelor of Commerce (96 UOC)
1. Compulsory core courses (24 UOC)
2. Flexible core courses (24 UOC)
3. Major requirements (48 UOC)

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Economics Course Requirements

3764 - Engineering (Honours) / Commerce

Students enrolled in the dual BE (Hons)/BCom program are not required to undertake either Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics (ECON1202) or Business and Economic Statistics (ECON1203) as part of their Commerce component. Completion of the maths courses in the Engineering component of the dual degree are equivalent to these two courses.

Industrial Experience Requirement

3707 - Engineering (Honours)

Students must each complete at least 60 days approved industrial training concurrent with enrolment in the program.


3502 - Commerce

Student must have completed 24 UOC before taking any level 2 courses.
Student must have completed 48 UOC before taking any level 3 courses.

Program Fees

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