Combined Bachelor’s of

Engineering (Honours) and Commerce

In this combined degree, also known as a double degree, you'll study an extended major from Engineering (Honours), and a major from Commerce.  You'll graduate with both a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce in just five* years.   

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Quick details

Course code
TISC code
February and July
5* years
Minimum ATAR or equivalent
Mathematics Methods ATAR, and at least one of the following three subjects: Mathematics Specialist ATAR, Chemistry ATAR or Physics ATAR.
Related study areas


Why study this course?

This combined degree option allows you to pair your engineering degree with your interest in business, finance, economics and the corporate world - broadening your career options and giving you an edge in a rapidly changing workforce. In just five* years, you can graduate as a professionally accredited engineer^ with your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) along with a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in accounting, economics, finance, management or business law.

What will I learn?

A Commerce degree will complement your Engineering qualification by building your knowledge and skills in business, further developing your analytical, communication and problem-solving skills, and enhancing your employability with additional work integrated learning and real-world project experiences.

Course structure

You can combine one of the following extended majors from Engineering (Honours):

With one of the following Commerce majors:

You can also include minors and elective units in your degree. Learn more about what makes up your degree with Our Courses Explained.

*A major in Chemical Engineering will take 5.5 years to complete

^The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) has provisional accreditation from Engineers Australia. Full accreditation to be applied and backdated once the first cohort has graduated.

Careers and employability

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce are well placed for the job market. Their comprehensive practical skills in engineering as well as their strong background in business will open pathways to become engineers and consultants in a large variety of places such as global organisations, private firms or government departments and agencies. 

Potential jobs

  • Engineer
  • Accountant
  • Economic analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Managing director
  • Business development manager
  • Management consultant
  • Market analyst
  • Commercialisation specialist
  • Investment banker
  • Policy and planning manager

Fees and scholarships

Domestic Students - Full Fee Paying (FFP) & Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP)

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points (courses may teach up to 72 points in a year).

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course type to find out more.

Student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For a fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”. Annual fees are subject to annual indexation.

Course credit points
Average annual fee - 2023

Typical fee range - 2023
$4,124 - $15,142

Domestic students who are eligible for a Commonwealth-supported place can use the HECS-HELP loan scheme to pay their tuition fees.


International Students - onshore

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course credit points - 2023
Total course fee - 2023



Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Admission requirements

To be considered for this course you need to:

  • achieve a minimum ATAR of 88 or equivalent
  • demonstrate English language competence
  • satisfying any prerequisites for your preferred majors (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details)

We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Find out the admissions pathways for School Leavers and Non-School Leavers.

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