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Diploma of Commerce


A jumpstart into your commerce career.

The Diploma of Commerce is equivalent to first year Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Western Australia (UWA) or Curtin University. On successful completion of the Diploma, students will articulate into Year 2 of the bachelor degree at the relevant university.

CRICOS Course Code 0101827 (UWA Stream), 0101826 (Curtin Stream).

Training Accreditation Council 52903WA (UWA Stream), 52902WA (Curtin Stream).


Diploma of Commerce.


The Diploma is a one-year program, with intakes in February and July. Each intake completes two semesters, with 720 hours in total (20 hours per week).


The Diploma of Commerce provides a pathway into Year 2 of a Bachelor of Commerce at either UWA or Curtin University. Students successfully completing the Diploma can also progress into Year 2 of Murdoch University’s Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Commerce, as well as the University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Commerce.


A range of subjects are taught in the syllabus, including Accounting, Economics, Business law, Marketing, Management, and Finance.

The Diploma of Commerce is offered over 2 semesters. This closely follows university academic calendars. The study program includes at least one week free from class in the middle of semester and a study week prior to final exams. These breaks allow students to prepare for assignments, tests and examinations.


Students are required to have an English standard approximately equal to IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5). Students must also have satisfactory completion of Year 12 studies or equivalent.


  • February Entry 2023: AUD$25,000 plus Overseas Student Health Cover*
  • July Entry 2023: AUD$25,000 plus Overseas Student Health Cover*

*OSHC — BUPA Overseas Student Health Cover. This is a compulsory medical cover for ALL international students, as required by the Department of Home Affairs. The price varies according to the length of the course.