• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Start your career in finance by becoming a qualified accountant. Professionally accredited by CPA Australia and taught by qualified accountants, the Bachelor of Business: Accounting Major at Swinburne Online will give you the skills you need to work in a broad range of financial roles. 

About

You'll learn to evaluate, analyse and communicate the financial position of an organisation, and make critical business decisions as part of a strategic team.

The Bachelor of Business: Accounting Major at Swinburne Online offers internationally recognised qualification.The university is ranked among the top 3% worldwide. Australia.

Learning Outcomes

  •  Accounting Systems

Record and analyse business activities with an understanding of the accounting cycle and its systems.

  • Business Systems

Evaluate business performance using accounting systems.

  • Financial Statements

Use financial statements to guide investment decisions.

  • Corporate Accounting

Implement rules and define strategies in a corporate accounting environment.

  • Microeconomics

Develop expertise in analytics and problem solving.

Career opportunities

  • Accounts Officer

Analyse the financial activities and maintain the growth targets of a business. 

  • Tax Accountant

Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for clients.

  • Financial Accountant

Manage the production of statutory accounts, balance sheet reconciliation and budget control.

  • Management Accountant

Provide financial, compliance and strategic support to a business. 

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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Academic Requirements

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

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

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

    20724 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62160 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    10956 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32874 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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