Business, Management and Commerce

Studying in this field will provide you with an understanding of how businesses and organisations work from the inside out.

What is business, management and commerce?

Studying in this field will provide you with an understanding of how businesses and organisations work from the inside out. You can expect to develop critical decision-making skills when undertaking studies in this field and build a career which is transferable in a global workforce.

Inside the business, management and commerce field of study, you will learn the theory and practice of industries such as:

  • Accounting
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business management
  • Human resources

What are my course options?

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

VET courses offer practical, hands-on programs, which will help you to be job-ready. It can also provide a pathway to further undergraduate study. In VET courses you can learn skills in accounting, event planning and book-keeping.


An undergraduate degree will provide you with an understanding across all areas of business. You can major in specific subjects of your choice such as finance, economics, marketing and human resource management.


Postgraduate and research degrees will provide you an opportunity to develop expert knowledge in an area of your choice. A Masters in Business Administration (MBA) is a common postgraduate degree in this field of study.

What could my future look like?

Tertiary courses in Australia are structured to help you make the successful transition to a career. An Australian qualification is widely recognised and accepted by major employers such as KPMG, Deloitte, PWC, Google and Samsung.

Graduate programs

After you graduate, you may be eligible for a graduate program at one of Australia’s top leading business, commerce and management organisations. These programs are generally rotation-based and allow graduates to try out multiple roles within the industry.

Did you know… A university in Central Queensland is the first and only of its kind in Australia to be named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U?

First achieving membership into the exclusive global network in 2016, CQUniversity is perfect if you are a new-age thinker and interested in exploring the different ways your studies can have a social, economic and inter-generational impact across a national footprint.

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