Diploma of Commerce

The Diploma of Commerce provides the foundation for further study in areas such as accounting, business law, economics, finance, international business, marketing and management at Deakin University. Completing a degree in one of these fields offers a wide range of career options across private and public-sector organisations.

Your pathway to Deakin University


Year Duration International Students Australian Students


2 trimesters (Fast track)
3 trimesters (Standard track)

A$25 340 (A$3167.5 per unit)

A$20 310 ($2538.75 per unit)




  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • Jakarta, Indonesia


  • Eight to twelve months


  • March, June and October


  • 022637C

Course structure

Complete and pass eight units

Core Units

Choose from:

  • MWL101 Personal Insight
  • MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making
  • MAE101 Economic Principles
  • MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance
  • MLC101 Law for Commerce
  • MMK101 Marketing Fundamentals
  • MMM132 Management
  • MIS171 Business Analytics


Entry into second year of

  • Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
    (CRICOS Code 072593G)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
    (CRICOS Code 001838A)
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems*
    (CRICOS Code 078142G)
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws*
    (CRICOS Code 002452M)
  • Bachelor of Information Systems
    (CRICOS Code 078140K)
  • Bachelor of Laws*
    (CRICOS Code 026686F)
  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
    (CRICOS Code 060343B)
  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce*
    (CRICOS Code 072834F)
  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws*
    (CRICOS Code 080323G)

* Students will be required to undertake additional first year units, and as such, will require more than 2 years to complete the degree.