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Foundation Studies: Commerce Standard Plus, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #43 (QS) Canberra, Australia
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There are two Commerce Streams designed for students intending to study a Commerce Degree with The UNSW Business School. 

The programme

Students wishing to undertake a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies should undertake the Commerce Actuarial Stream.

  • Commerce: for students intending to study Business, Accounting, Economics and Arts. 
  • Commerce Actuarial: for students with higher mathematical ability and intending to study Actuarial Studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Computing Studies
  • Business Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Passport (page showing your signature and photograph)
  • Academic/previous study transcripts
  • English Proficiency Test results (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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