Introduction to a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce
A Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is an undergraduate degree that aims at teaching basic strategic management techniques to students. Students will learn how to plan, organize, lead and assess various business scenarios. They will also learn how to manage finance, maintain records and utilize them for achieving the objectives of the company. They will also be taught how to manage different facets of business such as operations, accounting, corporate tax, company law, economics, auditing, business management, etc.
  • This is a four-year program that can be pursued on-campus as well as online.

  • The intake for this program takes place in October (Fall), January (Winter), April (Spring) and July (Summer).
    • 10+2 with 70% average or 2.00 out of a scale of 4.33 on Canadian high school (Grade 12)
    • Must be 21 years old on or before the first day of the session.

    English Proficiency Test:

    IELTS (Academic)
    Overall 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in the writing band
    Overall 88 with minimum 20 in each component
    PTE Academic
    Overall 61 with minimum 60 in writing
    Overall 70 with a minimum of 60 in each subtest
    Overall 85 with minimum 3 in speaking test

    Document checklist:

    • Completed application form;
    • High school official transcripts;
    • Letter of Intent;
    • Detailed resume/CV;
    • English language proficiency test scores.
  • The assessment techniques include essays, assignments, written test, oral test, class discussions, laboratory examinations, open book examinations, seminar presentation and examinations. The course credits have an academic value of three credits. Each credit is equivalent to 45 hours, which includes class time, exams, online study and self-directed study.
  • The university adopts the following teaching methods:
    • Class discussions and lectures;
    • Case study analysis;
    • Academic literature;
    • Practical team tasks.
  • Preparatory:

    • Student Orientation and Academic Readiness.
    Tier 1 University Foundation:
    • Principles of Accounting;
    • Introduction to Business;
    • Mass Media and Society;
    • Science Elective;
    • Principles of Microeconomics;
    • Principles of Macroeconomics;
    • Moral Philosophy;
    • Academic Writing;
    • Contemporary Literature: Drama and Narrative;
    • Foundation Mathematics;
    • Elective.
    Tier 2 Disciplinary Foundation:
    • Business Environment;
    • Information Systems for Managers;
    • Communications Theory;
    • Marketing Management;
    • Statistics;
    • Organizational Behavior;
    • One of the following 2 courses: Writing for Specific Audiences, Advertising;
    • Electives.
    Tier 3 Disciplinary Applications:
    • Managerial Accounting;
    • Business Law;
    • Professional Communications – Written and Oral;
    • Finance;
    • Research Methodology;
    • Human Resource Management;
    • Operations Management;
    • Electives.
    Tier 4 Integrative Applications:
    • Strategy and Decision Making;
    • Business Capstone 1;
    • Business Capstone 2;
    • Electives.
  • The full-time tuition fees for international students is:
    • $20,880 (Year 1 to 3)
    • $6,960 (Year 4)
    The total fees is $69,600 (Winter, spring and summer 2019 intake).
  • The university believes in relieving the financial stress of the students so that they can concentrate on their academics. For this purpose, it offers financial funding in the form of fee waivers, grants, scholarships, educational loans etc. Apart from these, there are also discounts in the form of referral discount, early consideration discount, alumni discount and so on.

    Students with excellent academic records can avail scholarships up to $20,000 for UG programs. International UG students can be awarded up to $12,000 for the economic development of their home country. Eligible students receive $6,500 under MBA Foundation Study Grant.

Reasons to Choose this Course

This programme is designed to develop project management, decision-making and critical thinking skills in students so that they can interpret complex information and can make rational decisions while working. It also enables students to analyze the current business scenario and plan accordingly. The program is designed to give exposure to real-life situations so that students can learn to analyze scenarios and act accordingly. Students learn the art of working in a multicultural business environment through international training and exchange programs.

Is it Worth Doing a Bachelor of Commerce?

This is still one of the more popular undergraduate programs present and it allows graduates to obtain lucrative salaries in fields like strategic planning, sales, business analysis, marketing, banking and more.

Who Should Pursue this Course?

Graduates from this program can get jobs in renowned companies like Deloitte and Touché, Protiviti, Macquarie North America Ltd., JP Morgan, Standard Chartered and so on. On successful completion of the program, degree holders can open their own firm to offer a variety of services.

Job Options

  • Financial Analyst;

  • Finance Manager;

  • Accountant;

  • Product Manager;

  • Project Manager.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of business practices followed in business management;

  • Utilize critical thinking for analyzing and interpreting information for making informed decisions;

  • Solve business problems through an interdisciplinary approach and develop new opportunities for business;

  • Have the ability to conduct business operations in a multicultural environment.