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The Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) (BCom (Co-op)) is a highly valued and unique business qualification. It provides high-achieving students with a strong, 4-year academic program, integrated with fully assessable industry placement experiences that enable students to work with some of Australia's leading employers. The degree is also flexible enough to allow students to design a program which aligns their interests and career ambitions in accounting, finance, marketing or information systems with other areas of business.

Program benefits:

  • Highly regarded by industry
  • Provides students with the fundamentals of business and the option to explore their interests
  • Prepares students academically, technically and professionally
  • Equips students with the skills and knowledge to pursue a variety of career options
  • Allows students to qualify for professional accreditation in a range of areas


Study Level


Typical duration

4 Years

Delivery Mode


Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit


Award type

Bachelors Pass


Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) - BCom(Co-op)

UAC Code


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Program Structure

Students must complete 192 UOC as a standalone program.

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Optional Second Business Majors

Optional Second Business Majors description.

Completion of a Business or Language major/minor is optional. Students may choose a maximum of one major or minor listed below.

Level 2,3 and 4 Maturity Requirements

Students must have completed 24 UOC before taking any Level 2 course.
Students must have completed 72 UOC before taking any Level 3 course.
Students must have completed 120 UOC before taking any Level 4 course.

Special Admission Requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning
Progression Requirements
Internships and Placements


University Medal

Award of Pass with Distinction

Additional Information

Please note that these requirements may be subject to change. Students should always follow the program requirements according to the year they started their degree. For more information please visit Previous UNSW Online Handbooks

Contact the UNSW Business School Student Centre for advice.
tel: + 61 2 9385 3189
location: Level 1, room 1028, Quadrangle Building
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Frequently asked questions

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

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