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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

  • Bachelor

Unlike pure accounting degrees, our Bachelor of Accounting and Finance will broaden your career choices.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
079454F

About this course

Unlike pure accounting degrees, our Bachelor of Accounting and Finance will broaden your career choices. In addition to graduating with an extensive corporate accounting education, you will gain a good understanding of financial instruments, institutions, markets and systems. This course also covers financial decision-making under uncertainty which can be applied to careers in banking, financial consulting, funds management, merchant banking, stockbroking or treasury.

Future employers will know instantly what you are qualified in when you apply with a named degree. And you'll be eligible for membership with CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Unlike pure accounting degrees, our Bachelor of Accounting and Finance will broaden your career choices. In addition to graduating with an extensive corporate accounting education, you will gain a good understanding of financial instruments, institutions, markets and systems. This course also covers financial decision-making under uncertainty which can be applied to careers in banking, financial consulting, funds management, merchant banking, stockbroking or treasury.

Future employers will know instantly what you are qualified in when you apply with a named degree. And you'll be eligible for membership with CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:

New South Wales

  • Prerequisites: English (Standard) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)

Queensland

  • Prerequisites: English (4, SA)
  • From 2021:
    Prerequisites:
    English (Units 3 & 4, C)

Victoria

  • Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English

Or be admitted under the Passion 4 Business Program.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Study locations

Sydney

North Sydney

Melbourne

Brisbane

Career pathways

Graduate Career Opportunities arise in both the private and public sectors and cover a wide range of occupations:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Budget Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Adviser
  • Financial Assurance and Compliance Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Analyst
  • Tax Agent