36 months
43500 AUD/year
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Master the core skills and knowledge for business, management and operations with a Bachelor of Business - Accounting and Financial Planning Major from Swinburne Online.

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This Bachelor of Business - Accounting and Financial Planning Major from Swinburne Online will set you up for a career in the accounting and financial planning industry, including financial management, retirement planning or financial planning.

You’ll learn about commercial and personal accounting as well as the theory of business, finance and commerce law.

What you will learn

  • Financial accounting

Generate logical solutions to finance problems that are fit for purpose and be aware of the impact of financial decisions on businesses.

  • Company accounting

Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to solve financial accounting problems.

  • Finance law

Evaluate legal issues in financial relationships between banks, consumers and regulators.

  • Ethical client relationships

Analyse and evaluate financial dilemmas and propose ethical solutions.

  • Investment planning

Construct and defend a multi - asset portfolio that meets client’s objectives and constraints.

  • Retirement and estate planning

Develop strategies and recommendations on superannuation and retirement planning based on clients’ requirements.

Career opportunities

  • Financial Planner: Develop financial strategies for individuals or organisations and assist clients with complex decision to protect and grow their wealth.
  • Paraplanner: As a junior member of a financial planning team, collate documents from clients and complete the baseline, non-customer-facing work for a financial planning session.
  • Servicing Planner: Manage clients within a service capacity and be involved in client reviews. Servicing Planners are the first point of contact for customers who may be in need of financial advice.
  • Accountant: Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for clients.
  • Finance Manager: Plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within an organisation.


This course is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Certified Practicing Accounts (CPA) Australia and is approved by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Information Systems
  • Management Accounting for Planning and Control
  • Company Accounting 
  • Taxation
  • Accounting Theory
  • Auditing
  • Industry Consulting Project
  • Advanced Innovative Business Practice
  • Learning and Communicating for Innovative Business Practice
  • Economic Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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    43500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43500 AUD per year during 36 months.


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