Commerce

The Diploma of Commerce will give you a holistic perspective of business processes and fundamental business skills.

Key Information

Duration

Year 1: 8 units (8-12 months)
Year 2: 8 units (8-12 months)

Intake dates

Year 1: February, June, October
Year 2: February, June, October

Campus location

ECU Joondalup Campus West

2023 Fees

Year 1: A$14,800

Year 2: A$15,900

Domestic International

2023 Fees

Year 1: A$24,200

Year 2: A$30,500

Diploma of Commerce units (Year 1)

The Diploma of Commerce (Year 1) provides you with an overall perspective of business processes and foundational business skills. The units you will study are designed to enhance your learning experience, and provide you with the underpinning knowledge necessary to prepare you for further studies at university level. This program is taught on ECU’s state-of-the-art Joondalup Campus West.

The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters, and provides opportunities for scaffolded learning and the development of core academic and employability skills.

  • Workplace Communication - Employability
  • Introductory Computing
  • Project Management
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Communication Skills
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Introductory Marketing
  • Year 1 Elective

15 Credit Points each unit

Diploma of Commerce units (Year 2)

The units you will study for your Diploma of Commerce (Year 2) should be selected from the area in which you plan to specialise for your degree. This program is taught on ECU’s state-of-the-art Joondalup Campus West.

The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters.  Students who complete the ECC Diploma of Commerce (Year 2) will receive up to 8 units (120 credit points) advanced standing (the equivalent of the first year), in the respective bachelor’s degree at ECU. A minimum of 50% pass in all units is required for progression to ECU.

  • Foundations of Business
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Accounting
  • Business Identity and Protocols
  • Business Environments and Markets
  • Economics
  • Professional and Academic Communication
  • 1 elective according to your intended major

15 Credit Points each unit

Transfer to ECU

Progress to second year of your ECU degree

Your Diploma of Commerce can lead into the second year of the below undergraduate degrees: