Build a broad foundation of science and business knowledge and gain two qualifications quickly with this Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students with no prior experience and a desire to take on the world’s modern challenges, this broad-based qualification will equip you with a diverse range of skills designed for contemporary problems. You’ll graduate with qualifications in both science and commerce, and may choose to apply your knowledge and skills to working in an area like climate change, environmental policy, or sustainability – helping both businesses and societies meet challenges and plan for the future.
You’ll choose one science major and one commerce major, studying concurrently to graduate with two qualifications in just four years. This course provides multiple possibilities for international study or exchange, giving you opportunities to expand your knowledge and awareness, and to build sought-after experience for a rewarding and important new career.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
- Hold a minimum indicative of ATAR of 70 (or equivalent); OR
- Have undertaken a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) qualification at the appropriate level; OR
- Have previously completed units of study at University level; OR
- Hold a STAT result that meets ECU’s standard requirements; OR
- Have completed a bridging or enabling course; AND
- Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements.
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU’s Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
Special Admission Requirements: Please note one or more of the majors in this course has admission requirements.
What You’ll Learn
In this business and science course, the subjects you may study include:
- Professional science essentials
- Introductory statistics
- Foundations of business
- Business environments and markets
- Case studies in science
- Introduction to business analytics
- Accounting I
- Economics I
- Business identity and protocols
- Integrated business application
- Business practicum
- Form and function in biology
- Origins and evolution of life
- Chemistry for the life sciences
- General chemistry
- Physics of motion
- Waves and electricity
Why study with Edith Cowan University?
Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.
ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.
From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
- Western Australia: Joondalup