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Bachelor of Commerce


The Bachelor of Commerce offers majors in International Business and Management, all created in consultation with industry professionals.

This course equips students with the theory, practical experience and transferable employability skills, including leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, communication and problem-solving, required to succeed in a wide range of business careers. The majors available to study are created in consultation with industry. Students benefit from relevant and internationally credible course content that provides a broad range of career options after graduating.

Graduate world-ready to succeed in a variety of complex, competitive and dynamic global business environments.

Key Information


3 years


  • February
  • July
  • November


ECU, Colombo Campus


Course Learning Outcomes

  • Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
  • Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  • Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
  • Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
  • Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
  • Reflect on feedback and critique one's own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
  • Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Employment opportunities

The Bachelor of Commerce prepares students for a diverse range of business-related careers. Students graduate with an evidence-based career e-portfolio along with a situated learning experience and learn how to apply the theoretical concepts studied in a practical and real world setting.

Possible future job titles

  • Business Development Manager
  • International Business Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • Trade Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Operations/Production Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer

Course Structure / Units

Core Business Units

Core Units

  • SBL1100 Foundations of Business
  • SBL1300 Business Environments & Markets
  • SBL1400 Introduction to Business Analytics
  • ACC1100 Accounting I
  • SBL1600 Business Identity and Protocols
  • ECF1110 Economics I
  • SBL3500 Integrated Business Application
Management Major

This major teaches you the organisational skills you’ll need, to take the lead and succeed in managerial positions in any business.
There is a focus on organisational behaviour, human resource management, ethics, leadership and strategy to help you navigate the future of commerce. You’ll develop skills in critical and innovative thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and communications to open doors to a variety of employment options.

Unit options in this major*:

  • MAN1100 Management
  • MAN2120 Organisational Behaviour
  • MAN2120 Human Resource Management
  • MAN2121 Leadership
  • MAN3503 Strategic Management
  • MAN3810 Business Ethics
  • SBL2100 Cultural Business Intelligence
  • MAN2145 Managing for Sustainability
  • MAN3705 International Negotiation
International Business Major

Graduate ready to take on the world with an international business major.
With a focus on international business development in Asia, the USA, Europe and Latin America, you’ll be prepared to achieve success in the complex, competitive and dynamic global business environment. You’ll cover a range of business domains including strategy, human resource management, logistics, intrepreneurship, foreign investment, ethics and international negotiations.
The major has a special emphasis on cultural sensitivity and relationship management. The major uses contemporary real-world case studies to help you apply theory while developing your skills in cross-cultural settings across critical thinking, teamwork, problem-solving and effective communications.

Unit options in this major*:

  • MAN1100 Management I
  • INB2102 International Business
  • SBL2100 Cultural Business Intelligence
  • MAN3202 International Business Project
  • INB3600 Business in Asia
  • MAN3705 International Negotiation
  • MAN3503 Strategic Management
  • MAN3246 International and Comparative
  • Human Resource Management
  • BUS3700 Business Study Tour

*Please note these units are subject to change and should be used as an overview. Unit availability may differ upon each intake

Entry Requirements


CRICOS Code: 094285D

Course Code: W23

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