BP181 - Bachelor of Commerce

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Plan: BP181OS - Bachelor of Commerce
Campus: RMIT University Vietnam


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Commerce
Award abbreviation: BCom
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: VNMRI RMIT University Vietnam
Owning school: Management (630H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/management
ASCED code: 089999
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Commerce develops a broad range of business skills and knowledge to meet the expectations of employers and to support further learning.

The program provides you with a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the basic business competencies across the disciplines of economics, accounting, finance, marketing, business computing, management and commercial law. You may also choose to specialise in a particular business area to gain in depth knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts in that discipline. You may specialise in the areas of Management, Marketing, Accountancy, Business Information System, Entrepreneurship, or Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

This program offers you a basis for independent lifelong learning. You will develop practical cognitive, technical, creative and communication skills relevant to business. Besides discipline-specific knowledge, you will learn how to use your initiative and judgment, and to build your knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis in professional and personal settings.

On completion of this program you will be work-ready to seek employment or you may choose to undertake further study. If you choose to further study, RMIT University offers pathways from this degree into higher levels of learning.

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Articulation and pathways

Articulation agreements between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The statements below provide you with information about articulation agreements with this program.

You may gain entry into this program from the: 

Diploma of Commerce
and if selected you will get credit for:

8 courses (96 credit points) equivalent to two semesters

The courses for which you will get credit are: Business Computing 1
Business Statistics 1
Macroeconomics 1
Introductory Accounting
Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
Marketing Principles
Prices and Markets
Commercial Law

The Grade Point Average (GPA) is a measure of your average results across all courses and is explained at: www.rmit.edu.au/students/gradingbasis/gpa

If you require further details on these programs refer to the RMIT University Handbook: www.rmit.edu.au/students/handbook

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

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Entrance requirements

Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements:

For information on English Language Requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see: www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent

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External accreditation and industry links

The Program Advisory Committee provides feedback on the currency of the program and the changing needs of industry. Membership includes senior executives from a number of major national companies. The Committee provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of Industry and has input into the design of new programs.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as e-books, e-journals, newspapers, and streaming media. Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service. 

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.vn/library

Online learning tools and content

Log in to the RMIT Vietnam Intranet https://online.rmit.edu.vn to access study resources for your program.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University Vietnam provides the following resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services available include:

  1. transition to tertiary student learning
  2. study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
  3. career development and employment
  4. living and wellbeing (including advice on health and personal matters)
  5. opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  6. opportunities for participating in community engagement, arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.vn/students

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