Orientation Mid-Year 2016
Welcome all commencing BCom students!
The Faculty is offering a range of programs during orientation. Come along to our BCom welcome session, it's a great opportunity to discover what enrichment and extracurricular programs the Faculty offers. Attend one of our workshops on study skills, critical thinking, team building and how to deliver engaging presentations all vital skills required to get the most out of your degree. Meet new people, chat to current students and academics, enjoy a free lunch, join a club and take a tour of the campus. We look forward to meeting you on Wednesday July 20.
- BCom Orientation Day
Register for the BCom Orientation Day and find out more about our exciting Festival Day!View
- Orientation Workshops
Participate in our range of free and exclusive skills workshopsView
- Getting Started Videos
FBE have created videos on a range of topics to help you navigate your BCom. Videos include; course rules, choosing subjects, what to expect in a tutorial and study abroad opportunities, as well as overviews of each discipline; Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing.View
- Engage with Student Ambassadors
Get to know your fellow students and find out about the opportunities available to you.View
- Clubs and Societies
Join a Club! Membership of a club or society is an excellent way for you to meet new people, expand interests, foster team work and take on leadership roles while studying.View
The 2016 BCom Planner contains information to help you understand your course structure and requirements and includes sample study plans, tips on how to plan your subject selection, and details of University services and support.
Some sections of the planner may or may not be relevant to you according to when you commenced in your degree.
Academic Skills is a dedicated university department responsible for providing students with various forms of assistance to enable them to realise their full academic potential and achieve excellence. Resources available to students include information packs, interactive skills exercises and faculty-specific workshops relating to:
- Research and referencing
- Study skills
- Presentation skills
- English as an additional Language
- Exam preparation
More information on how Academic Skills can assist you can be found on the Academic Skills website.
Summer & Winter Intensives
A list of commerce subjects available during the summer and winter semesters.
Information regarding assignment extensions and exam viewing appointments.
Services & Facilities
We have dedicated computer labs, open access work spaces available to help you develop your skills and professional networks.
Global Management Consulting - January
Global Management Consulting is a third year capstone subject that gives you the opportunity to gain industry experience in an international setting. The January program visits Bangkok and San Francisco.
Global Management Consulting - July
Global Management Consulting is a third year capstone subject that gives you the opportunity to gain industry experience in an international setting. July destinations are Berlin, Shanghai, Singapore and Seoul.
Global Management Consulting - December
Global Management Consulting is a third year capstone subject that gives you the opportunity to gain industry experience in an international setting. The December program visits Santiago.
Management Consulting is a unique subject offered in both semesters that provides you with the opportunity to apply your university learning in a real business environment and, engage in a business challenge of genuine strategic importance to a client organisation.
Career Mentoring Program
This program has successfully matched many hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students from the Faculty of Business and Economics with business professionals in a mentoring partnership.
Personal Effectiveness Program
Develop your employability skills in this series of workshops and get ready to participate effectively in the workplace.
BCom Ambassador Program
Would you like to share your experience as an undergraduate student? Become a BCom Ambassador.
International Case Competitions
Applications now closed. Apply your skills to crack real business cases, present in front of industry experts, receive complimentary travel and make friends while representing the University of Melbourne at case competitions held around the world!
First Year Leadership Forum
The First Year Leadership Forum is a free, intensive full day leadership program for first year Bachelor of Commerce students held in The Spot. The Forum will be held on Friday 6 May 2016.
Future Leaders Forum
The Future Leaders Forum is an annual one-day event dedicated to enriching the learning experiences of 100 of our most high achieving undergraduate students, identified by their leadership skills and those who have been awarded a place on the Dean's Honours List.
Clubs and Societies
The Faculty supports affiliated Clubs and Societies to run a range of academic, cultural, pre-professional and social activities.
Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition
The Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition is coming to Melbourne in November 2016. Get involved by clicking here!
Pitch your online business idea to a panel of Australia's most prominent Angel Investors and Industry Experts for feedback and prizes at the annual Unimelb StartUp Pitch Competition.
BCom Case Competition
BComp will not be run in 2016 due to our hosting of the Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition this year. The BCom Case Competition offers an opportunity for you to test your business case solving skills, receive training from and network with corporate sponsors and get hands-on experience as a management consultant.
Seminar in Economics and Commerce
ECON10002 Seminar in Economics and Commerce A is available in Semester 2 and focuses on the Political Economy, and the inter-play of political and economic ideas.
Creating Future Leaders Series
The Faculty of Business and Economic’s flagship seminar series which aims to put students and young alumni into conversation with business leaders from Australia and overseas.
Our Careers Compendium provides advice and information on all the key areas related to preparing yourself for employment as a graduate.
Short Term Study Abroad Programs
Students within the Faculty of Business and Economics have the opportunity to participate in a range of global short term programs during the July break.
Global Voices Scholarship
Attend the World Bank & IMF Annual Meetings in Washington D.C on a full scholarship from 2nd to 9th October 2016. All expenses paid; unmatched professional networking opportunity; participate in a global diaglogue; gain practical industry experience; meet like minded young people.
Come along to the E3 Expo on Tuesday 9th August to find out about and meet representatives from FBE affiliated clubs & societies and University services.
- What is Honours?
Honours is an additional (fourth) year of specialised study in one of the following disciplines; Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Economics or Finance.Find out more
- Honours Entry & Application
An outline of the entry criteria and how to apply.Find out more
- Honours Convenors
For questions regarding your research topic and your Honours course plan.Find out more
Questions about our enrichment programs or services? Contact us.