Congratulations to all students who have accepted their offer to study the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne! The Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics would like to welcome you to your degree and to the University.
Follow the below steps to begin your journey in the Bachelor of Commerce
Explore the BCom Planner
The BCom Planner is a comprehensive course planning resource designed to assist you with planning your studies and deciding which subjects to enrol in.
Visit our BCom 'Getting Started' Page
Would you like clarification on the course rules, information on BCom subject disciplines, or to find out about enrichment opportunities available? Are you having trouble choosing your breadth or would you like to know what's expected in a tutorial? the short videos on our 'Getting Started' page will provide you with an overview.
Enrol in your Subjects
Once you have identified the subjects you will take to meet your course requirements and academic goals, you need to enrol into your subjects via your Study Plan. Enrolling in a subject means that you are officially admitted to study that subject. You must enrol into subjects in both semesters to maintain your enrolment in the BCom. You can find further information on enrolling here.
Register for our July Online Q&A
To assist you with course planning and subject selection as early as possible, Faculty staff will be available for a live online Q&A on Wednesday 17 July. This Q&A session is intended to assist you with subject selection and course planning only, so that you can decide on your subjects, enrol, and start registering for classes as soon as possible. You can register at the link below:
You can also find below a collated list of responses from the Q&A session we held in January. You might find these helpful as well!
Plan your Orientation
All commencing undergraduate students are expected to register for and attend BCom Orientation Day on Tuesday 23 July, where you will be officially welcomed to your BCom community by academics, professional staff and current students.
On BCom Orientation Day, you will:
- Meet the Dean and academic staff, and find out more about your first year of study
- Participate in three different panel sessions with current students
- Discover career, enrichment and academic support services designed exclusively for BCom students
- Receive some one-on-one course advice and discover the range of Clubs and Societies available over a free lunchtime event
Other University Orientation events include:
- Carnival Day: Official welcome carnival featuring giveaways, games, live entertainment and much more
- Host Program Campus Tours: Joining a campus tour is a great way to start your life at Uni! Meet new people and get acclimatised to the UniMelb campus, with plenty of chances to socialise with other new students from the Faculty of Business and Economics
- Clubs Days: Find your people with over 200 student clubs and societies to choose from!
Explore your University
Stop 1 is the face of student services online, on the phone, and in person. Services include administration, course planning, enrolment assistance, skills development and support services.
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 excellent.
Wondering where a Bachelor of Commerce may lead you around the world? Hear more about what opportunities you have for study and travel as part of your Bachelor of Commerce.
The 2019 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.
Compulsory Quantitative Requirement
All BCom students must complete a level-2 quantitative requirement as part of their degree. There are two ways you can meet this requirement.
Summer & Winter Intensives
A list of Commerce subjects available during the Summer and Winter intensive periods.
Studies in Engineering
Qualified engineers are in high demand and are well paid. As an engineering graduate you’re assured of a vast range of interesting and well-paid employment opportunities around the world.
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.
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.
International Business Experience
What is Honours?
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Honours Entry & Application
An outline of the entry criteria and how to apply.Read More
For questions regarding your research topic and your Honours course plan.Read More
Career Development Skills
Actively prepare for your career with a range of programs, workshops and events designed to develop key employability skills.View
Gain local and international industry experience and demonstrate your capabilities in the workplace.View
Case Competitions and Entrepreneurship
Tackle existing business challenges in a case competition, or develop your entrepreneurial skills through UniMelb StartUp.View
Develop your skills and expertise outside of the classroom for a truly rewarding experience.View