36 months
32300 AUD/year
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If your ambition is to be a fully qualified accountant with a particularly strong understanding of the finance industry’s institutional structures and products, then this Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from University of Canberra is the degree for you.

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You’ll study a wide range of subjects including accounting, corporations law, tax law, derivatives, risk management techniques and credit assessment, and will learn how to manage risks in financial services firms and price a range of financial instruments, such as shares and debentures. 

You’ll graduate ready to work either as an accountant in the finance industry, or as a financial analyst, providing investment advice based on reviewing the financial statements of potential investees.

Study a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from University of Canberra  and you will:

  • evaluate the concepts and theories acquired in accounting and finance
  • exercise critical thinking skills when dealing with ambiguous and incomplete information
  • identify and obtain relevant information for decision making and providing advice to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
  • utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
  • communicate a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems
  • develop the capacity to exercise initiative and professional judgement in an ethically and socially responsible manner
  • engage in a range of authentic, Work Integrated Learning opportunities to reflect on and improve professional practice in areas of communication, judgement and cross-cultural teamwork.

Career opportunities

  • Accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Investment analyst
  • Financial manager
  • Financial broker
  • Chief financial officer
  • Accounts officer
  • Auditor
  • Tax accountant
  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Financial controller

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Decision Making
  • Professional Orientation (Commerce) 
  • Quantitative Methods in Commerce
  • Professional Evidence (Commerce)
  • Accounting Systems and Practices 
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

CRICOS Code: 096887F

Tuition Fee

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    32300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32300 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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