• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Bachelor of Business: Accounting and Finance Major at Swinburne Online will help students master the core skills and knowledge in the fields of business, management and operations in order to succeed in roles in modern organisations.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Business: Accounting and Finance Major at Swinburne Online will help students gain the skills to analyse investments, source foreign exchange deals and analyse and communicate the financial situation of an organisation. Additionally, students learn about risk management and business investment.

Career opportunities

  • Financial analyst

Analyses the economic conditions along with business financials to determine its performance and make recommendations for the future.

  • Tax analyst

Evaluates company operating information and recommend strategies on tax.

  • Accounts officer

Monitors and processes business payments and expenditure.

  • Management accountant

Ensures financial security by developing budgets to drive business performance and strategy.

  • Treasury roles

Focuses on cash management, corporate finance and financial risk management within a business.

What you will learn

  • Financial management

Examine the fundamentals of corporate finance.

  • Management accounting

Apply management accounting techniques to solve a range of business problems.

  • Analysis for competitive advantage

Examine the role of management accounting in supporting strategy development and implementation.

  • Banking operations

Examine the development, regulation and deregulation of the Australian financial market, and how changes have corresponded to changes in economic thought.

  • International trade

Apply theoretical concepts to current issues in international trade and finance analysis.

  • Management of investment portfolios

Apply investment knowledge in allocating assets to a portfolio.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Certified Practicing Accounts (CPA) Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      3 years full time or equivalent part time

  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Information for Decision Making
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Management Accounting for Planning and Control
  • Company Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Accounting Theory
  • Analysis for Competitive Advantage
  • Auditing
  • Industry Consulting Project
  • Advanced Innovative Business Practice
  • Learning and Communicating for Innovative Business Practice
  • Economic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Financial Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

CRICOS 00111D

Non-Year 12 entry

  • Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.
  • Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

Year 12 entry

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21952 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21952 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    33465 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33465 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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