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Bachelor of Accounting

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Melbourne Polytechnic is committed to delivering quality academic programs that develop capabilities for students to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6.5 years part-time
Course Code
HEBSBACC, 070938C
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Join an in-demand industry with an innovative focus

Melbourne Polytechnic is committed to delivering quality academic programs that develop capabilities for students to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Our Bachelor of Accounting was the first of its kind in Australia, meeting the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in accounting and knowledge of sustainable business. Accounting is a perennially in-demand industry, and combining specialised skills with sustainable business knowledge is future-focused learning for a future-proofed career.

Developed with industry for a sustainable economy

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting was the first degree of its kind in Victoria, developed with industry and government bodies to meet the growing demand for business professionals at the intersection of sustainable business and accounting. You'll work with industry professionals across both sectors to study business law, auditing, tax and corporate accounting, as well as sustainability studies, environmental law, economics and policy. Complementary knowledge subjects including management, marketing and organisational behaviour will be available as elective subjects. Delivered by the School of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the course has been designed to meet the demand for elite graduates in Australia and overseas. This course is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand, and the Tertiary Quality and Standards Agency.

Count on a bright future

Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting will be eligible to apply for associate membership of CPA Australia. You might work as an accountant in the public, private or financial sector, a business consultant, business analyst, business sustainability auditor, financial manager, auditor or entrepreneur.

Entry requirements

All Applicants All applicants are required to attend an interview.

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) Successful completion of Year 12 VCE or equivalent with no specified minimum ATAR score and a study score of at least 20 in any English.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study Successful completion of a VET diploma.

Applicants with higher education A complete or incomplete higher education qualification.

Applicants with work and life experience Relevant industry or life experience.

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting will be eligible to apply for associate membership of CPA Australia.

  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Financial Manager
  • Business Sustainability Auditor
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Business Consultant
  • Auditor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Melbourne Polytechnic.
68%
Overall satisfaction
72%
Skill scale
88%
Teaching scale