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Diploma of Commerce
Diploma of Commerce

Diploma of Commerce

  • ID:DC610003
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,594.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,594.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE): FCE Level B2

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI): EAP 2

GCE O-level:  C6

HK Form 5: 60% in Form 5 English Language (Foundation only)

HKDSE: Overall Level 3 HKDSE English


  • Foundation program (Standard): 5.5 (with no band score below 5)

  •  Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)

Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE):    42-49

SPM English: C4

TOEFL Computer Based: 196

TOEFL Paper Based: 525


  • Foundation Program (Standard): 52 – Writing 15; Speaking 14; Listening; and Reading 5

  • Diploma: 52 – Writing 19; Speaking 16; Listening; and Reading 5

VCE English (any) (Australia): Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English

International Baccalaureate Diploma: Grade 4 in English

Duolingo English Test: 85

Other Requirement

Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.

Note: Diploma of Engineering requires a pre-requisite subject of mathematics (Year 12 or equivalent)

Course Information

The Diploma of Commerce provides the foundation for further study in areas such as accounting, business law, economics, finance, international business, marketing and management at Deakin University. Completing a degree in one of these fields offers a wide range of career options across private and public-sector organisations.

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Course Structure

Students are required to complete and pass 8 core units (1 credit point each) and 1 compulsory unit (zero credit points):

  • MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making

  • MAE101 Economic Principles

  • MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance

  • MIS171 Business Analytics

  • MLC101 Law for Commerce

  • MMK101 Marketing Fundamentals

  • MMM132 Management

  • MWL101 Professional Insight

  • MAI010 Academic Integrity (zero credit points)

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Second Year Entry to Deakin University

  • Bachelor of Commerce 

International Students (Combined Degrees)

  • Bachelor of Commerce/Business Analytics

  • Bachelor of Commerce/Laws

  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Commerce

  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Laws


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Accounting

  • Business consulting

  • Business management

  • Corporate law

  • Economics

  • Financial planning

  • Human resource management

  • Industrial relations

  • International trade

  • IT administration

  • IT system development,

  • Law reform

  • Legal aid,

  • Marketing

  • Network management

  • Policy research and development

  • Public administration

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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