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GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY - [GU], BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND - PROGRAMS

Brisbane, QueenslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1971Established Year
  47260Enrollment

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]

 3 years
 240 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 19,300 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Griffith University offers a Bachelor of Commerce for a duration of 3 years (3 trimesters).
  • Commerce is a course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Bachelor of Commerce is offered through classroom teaching at the Gold Coast campus.
  • This major program consists of 240 credits of core units.
  • Through this program, students will gain technical skills and knowledge to pursue a career in accounting, behavioral science, financial planning, finance, or economics.
  • Students will explore the core skills and concepts of commerce including accounting, economics, business statistics, and management.
  • Students will also have access to the exciting world of the stock market and be able to put theory into practice from the start of their degree.
  • In this course, students will complete one of the following majors:
    • Accounting
    • Behavioural Science
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Financial Planning
  • The faculty-student ratio for this program is 1:14.
  • Honors are available for this degree through an additional year of study.
  • Students may choose to study courses at other campuses where the program structure allows.
  • As a full-time, students will generally attend 12-16 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester.
  • The average salary goes up to 43,640 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Total Credits240
Fees$ 57,900 for 3 years or 240 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Trimester 1 (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://degrees.griffith.edu.au/Program/1286/Overview/International

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Standard academic entry to undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement.
  • Specific prerequisites or requirements of the submission of portfolios, medical checks, or professional work experience.
  • Students must clear the required cutoff of IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission into this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • An overall grade average of 65% in the best 4 academic subjects.
  • CBSE: The student must have all India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). A total of the best four externally examined subjects are considered.
  • Indian School Certificate: The student must have an Indian School Certificate awarded by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The required score is the average of the best four subjects, including English.
  • Indian HSSC: The student must have an average of the best five academic subjects in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. The requirement is higher for other states.

Language Requirements:

  • International students from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL or any equivalent test.

Other:

  • Students who are not eligible to enroll in the Commerce WIL course may apply to enroll in internships offered by Griffith Business School and other areas of the University.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Award certificates: A document that is presented as a form of recognition for participation or achievement. 
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which Griffith University course student chooses.


Application Deadline

Trimester 1
Jan 31

Trimester 2
Jun 18

Trimester 3
Oct 13


Scores Required

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

58 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fee$19300$19300$19300

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living expenses$ 14,518

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Griffith Remarkable Scholarship Variable Yes 17 Apr, 2020
Griffith University Family Scholarship $661 Yes 31 Jan, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student VISA for study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • Students will need the following documentation when applying for a Student VISA:
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

  • Australian students' visa allows international students to work part-time while pursuing their full-time degree courses.
  • A student visa of Australia under subclass 500 allows the student to work for up to 40 hours every fortnight during the academic session.
  • Students can work for unlimited hours during holidays or scheduled breaks with an Australian student visa.
  • To ensure working while studying in Australia, a student must pursue a minimum 2-year degree course from an Australian university.
  • The international students working in Australia have the same basic rights in their workplace as other Australian workers have.
  • The student can start working while studying in Australia, once have started their course of study.
  • Having a minimum lawful pay rate is mandatory.
  • The minimum wages in Australia are generally calculated on an hourly or weekly basis.
  • As per an announcement made by the FWC (Fair Work Commission), the national minimum wage for employees in Australia has been increases by 3.5%. The new pay rate has been set at 13.07 USD per hour.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the career/Job opportunities after this program:

  • Accounting
  • Behavioural Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning


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