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The Bachelor of Commerce (B Com (International)), which includes a one year international exchange component, is a highly valued business qualification. The program is designed for students who want to complement their business degree with international studies (including asian studies, european studies or languages), and also for those students who want to align their degree with their interests and careers ambitions in accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing or information systems.

Program Benefits:

  • Highly regarded by industry
  • Provides students with business fundamentals 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 in business organisations, government and non-government agencies, nationally and internationally
  • Allows students to obtain accreditation in the fields of accounting, marketing and human resource management
  • The international exchange component develops students' international experience and outlook


Study Level


Typical duration

4 Years

Delivery Mode


Intake Period

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit


Award type

Bachelors Pass


Bachelor of Commerce (International) - BCom(International)

UAC Code




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Program Structure

Students must complete 192 UOC as a standalone program.

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Optional Second Major or Minor (Commerce)

Optional Second Major or Minor (Commerce) description.

Students with free elective space available may choose to use their free electives to complete a second Commerce major or an additional commerce minor.

If a student completes two majors which have courses in common, up to 6 UOC of common courses may be counted towards the requirements for each major.

Optional Minor or Second Major (International)

Optional Minor or Second Major (International) description.

Students with free electives available may choose to use their free electives to complete a major or minor in their chosen Focussed International Studies area in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Overseas Study Program (Exchange)

Students must complete a 48 UOC Overseas Study Program, comprising a one-year exchange at an approved overseas university. The 48 UOC includes 12 UOC of Studies of the Region courses.

Studies of the Region courses are separate to the Commerce depth component and the Focussed International Studies component. The Studies of the Region courses need to be approved by the UNSW Business School Student Centre.

To proceed on the Commerce Overseas Program (COP) students must have achieved satisfactory academic progress in their first and second years of study and must fulfil the requirements of the University's Exchange Program.

Upon returning from exchange, 48 UOC is required to the transferred to your BCom(Intl) program. Students who fail to meet this requirement are advised to contact the UNSW Business School Student Centre.

Level 2 and 3 Maturity Requirements

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

Progression Requirements


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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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

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