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The Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) (Honours) is a highly valued and unique business qualification. It provides high-achieving students with a strong, 4-year academic program, integrated with:

(i) Fully assessable industry placement experiences that enable students to work with some of Australia's leading employers.
(ii) Research training via advanced disciplinary and methodology courses and a thesis.

The BCom (Co-op) (Honours) combines the requirements of the degree with 18 months of coordinated industry placement at three different sponsoring organisations. The industry placement extends outside university semesters.

A scholarship is payable from funds donated by the sponsoring organisations, and entry to the program is limited to students awarded a scholarship through the BCom (Co-op) (Honours) selection procedures administered by UNSW Co-op Program Office. For baseline requirements to the UNSW Co-op program visit the future students page.

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 Honours


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

UAC Code


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Program Structure

Students must complete 192 UOC as a standalone program.

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Special Admission Requirements
Progression Requirements
Internships and Placements

University Medal

Honours Classes

Additional Information

Current Students

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


Prospective Students

Contact Student Recruitment
T: +61 2 9385 3507

Prospective students are strongly advised to make contact with the UNSW Business School Research Office to establish a potential supervisor before applying for research study at the University.

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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