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Bachelor of Commerce and TAFE Advanced Diploma | 2017
Testamur Title of Degree:
Bachelor of Commerce
UOW Course Code:
1843 - Event Management
1842 - Hospitality Management
1844 - Travel and Tourism Management
Total Credit Points:
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty of Business
Delivery Campus / UAC Code:
Travel and Tourism Management
Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Event Management
Large events and festivals-from charity fundraisers to concerts-form part of a multimillion-dollar worldwide industry. Event Management is the special branch of management that focuses on using managerial techniques to organise and run these events.
The Bachelor of Commerce is offered in conjunction and concurrently with the TAFE Advanced Diploma in Event Management. Students gain practical, vocational workplace skills and knowledge in the area of event management through successful completion of the Advanced Diploma, together with a broader conceptual base that covers the principal areas of business necessary for senior level management.
Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
The hospitality industry - from entertainment and recreation to accommodation and food service - forms a key part of many nations' economies, including Australia. It is a highly dynamic industry that requires flexible, responsive managers to successfully guide businesses.
The degree provides the practical 'hands-on' experience in the TAFE Advanced Diploma combined with the theoretical knowledge of business subjects in the Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
Tourism is a worldwide industry that continues to play an important part in both wealthy nations and developing economies. It can be in many ways the business of adventure, but is also global community and creating wealth at every level from local to global. The industry also supports a number of innovative specialist fields including eco-tourism and global volunteering.
The course offers practical, vocational workplace skills and a knowledge of the tourism industry through successful completion of the TAFE Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, together with a broader conceptual base that covers the principal areas of business necessary for senior level management. Specific topics include Marketing Research, Consumer Behaviour, Services Marketing and Communications.
All applications should be directed to the University in the first instance. All admission applications must be completed on an Undergraduate Course Application Form or via UAC.
Students are unable to progress directly into the Bachelor of Commerce following completion of the October intake of the UOW College University Access Program, or July intake of Foundation Studies, due to the early commencement date of the TAFE Advanced Diplomas.
Applications are also accepted from students who have successfully completed a recognised TAFE qualification or course of study from an accredited institution.
Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.
Course Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from the Bachelor of Commerce will be able to:
- Demonstrate core knowledge of business and organisations and major disciplinary knowledge.
- Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
- Critically analyse business and organisational issues in local, national and international contexts.
- Demonstrate responsible judgement in decision making.
- Work effectively with others on shared goals.
- Use relevant technology for professional purposes.
- Demonstrate independent learning.
The Bachelor of Commerce is to be completed in conjunction and concurrently with the following TAFE courses:
- Advanced Diploma in Event Management
- Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management
- Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
Students gain practical, vocational workplace skills and knowledge of their chosen area through successful completion of the TAFE Advanced Diploma, together with a broader conceptual base that covers the principal areas of business necessary for senior level management.
Credit pathways and arrangements are available between the TAFE Advanced Diplomas listed above and the University of Wollongong's Bachelor of Commerce. Please see Course Finder for further information.
To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 144 credit points by satisfactory completion of core subjects including a capstone subject and the completion of one major study comprising 48 credit points.
Of the 144 credit points not more than 72 credit points shall be for 100-level subjects.
|Subject Code||Subject Name||Credit Points||Session(s)|
|ACCY111||Accounting Fundamentals In Society||6||Autumn, Spring|
|COMM101||Principles of Responsible Business||6||Autumn, Spring|
|ECON100||Economic Essentials for Business||6||Autumn, Spring|
|COMM121||Statistics for Business||6||Autumn, Spring|
|FIN 111||Introductory Principles of Finance||6||Autumn, Spring|
|At least ONE subject from the following:|
|ACCY112||Accounting In Organisations||6||Autumn, Spring|
|ECON102||Economics and Society||6||Autumn, Spring|
|COMM331||Integrative Business Capstone||6||Autumn, Spring|
Major Study Areas
Credit arrangements exist between the TAFE Advanced Diplomas and the University of Wollongong's Bachelor of Commerce provided these courses are completed concurrently.
Should the Advanced Diploma be completed prior to enrolling in the Bachelor of Commerce the standard credit transfer will apply.
For enquiries on the TAFE component, please contact:
Phone: 02 4229 0669
Phone: 02 9710 5906
Phone 02 4295 2100
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Customer Service and Promotions Officer
Phone 02 9710 5812