• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Bachelor of Accounting - Business from CQUniversity Australia gives you the opportunity to increase your employability by developing knowledge and skills in both accounting and business.

Your education and training will include audit methodology and planning, and equip you with tools and techniques that financial managers use to maximise shareholder wealth.

In addition you will gain exposure to accounting theory, accounting standards and business law relevant to the financial records of Australian companies.

Enhance your employability by choosing to major in Human Resources Management, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Property, Public Relations, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability or Tourism.The additional knowledge gained through the completion of a dual degree equips you with skills that are highly sought after by employers.

Why study at CQUniversity

CQUniversity business, accounting and law courses provide you with the opportunity to combine study with your work and lifestyle by offering either on-campus or distance education study options in either full-time or part-time modes.

Along with our stand-alone degrees, we also offer the opportunity to complete dual or double degrees in a number of study areas, combining two areas of business study or a business field combined with study in the arts, which enables you to broaden your skills, knowledge and career opportunities. Dual degrees give you the opportunity to complete two degree qualifications in a shorter period, allowing you to design your study to suit more than one area of interest and gain a competitive edge when seeking employment.

Each of the business courses at CQUniversity have been developed in consultation with, and are regularly reviewed by industry professionals, ensuring they remain up-to-date and meet the latest industry standards and expectations.

As a business student, you will benefit from real case studies, class discussions and online forums led by highly qualified lecturers and academics. Our comprehensive and practical courses mean you will graduate work-ready, qualified and equipped to succeed within your chosen career path.

With a diverse range of courses available, many of which are accredited by relevant industry bodies, you'll be sure to find a course that best suits your career aspirations and interests.


Financial Planning

Complement your accounting studies with a financial planning major.

Human Resource Management

Studying the Human Resource Management major enhances your skills and knowledge in the development of human resources for business. You will gain an understanding in a range of areas including planning, recruitment and selection, managing organisational change and performance management.


The Marketing major is designed to develop your knowledge and expertise in consumer behaviour, marketresearch, integrated marketing communications and promotions management.


If you would like to build your knowledge in property law, planning and environment law, propertyvaluation, property and asset management and business finance, the Property major may be for you. This major ensures you graduate with the skills needed for a career in the property industry.

Social Innovation

Social innovation focuses on addressing the root causes of social issues and working for systemic change.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business opens the door to a career in a number of areas in the business, accounting and finance industries including roles in:

  • human resources management
  • Information systems management
  • marketing
  • banking
  • taxation
  • professional accountancy
  • auditing and assurance
  • forensic accounting
  • financial planning
  • business management.


This course is accredited by the Certified Practising Accountant Australia body and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants - Restricted Member IPA status.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

You are required to complete the following compulsory units, one major and electives.

» Accounting, Learning and Online Communication

» Principles of Economics

» Organisational Behaviour

» Introductory and Contract Law

» Introduction to Management

» Business Integration

» Marketing Fundamentals

» Essential Statistics

» Management Accounting

» Advanced Financial Accounting

» Intermediate Financial Accounting

» Auditing and Professional Practice

» Business Finance

» Taxation Law and Practice A

» Introductory Financial Accounting

» Financial Statement Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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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General Requirements

  • To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course.
  • Successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.
  • CRICOS: 059987J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Rockhampton, Australia

    1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees. 

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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