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Southern Cross University (SCU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Bachelor of Accounting

  • Bachelor

If you have a head for numbers and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems, a career in accounting really adds up. We'll help you understand the many challenges of business and finance, and nurture your ability to develop strategic, innovative and effective accounting processes.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
3002107, 092940E
Study Mode
In person, Online
International Fees
$26,800 per year / $80,400 total

About this course

If you have a head for numbers and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems, a career in accounting really adds up.

We'll help you understand the many challenges of business and finance, and nurture your ability to develop strategic, innovative and effective accounting processes.

The course includes core units in taxation, financial services, law, marketing and communication with elective units in advanced taxation, human resources, competitive strategy, business environment and law. When undertaken with specific units, this course also provides industry accreditation for tax agents.

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge for employment in diverse areas such as taxation, business consulting, business planning, business valuations, employee relations, estate and trust planning, forensic accounting and sustainability strategy development.

Study locations

Gold Coast

Online

What you will learn

The course includes core units in taxation, financial services, law, marketing and communication with elective units in advanced taxation, human resources, competitive strategy, business environment and law.

Career pathways

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge for employment in areas such as tax, business consulting, business planning, business valuations, employee relations, estate and trust planning, forensic accounting and sustainability strategy development.

The Bachelor of Accounting is a pathway to many financial services positions in commercial banking, corporate finance, funds management and stockbroking, financial risk management, foreign exchange and investment banking.

If your chosen career path is to become a licenced Financial Planner or Financial Adviser, you need to be aware that recent legislative changes in the finance industry now require new entrants to hold an Approved Degree. Southern Cross University is liaising with FASEA to develop and restructure its finance degrees to meet the new educational requirements.

For more information on Approved Degrees or educational pathways, please contact the Financial Advisor Standards Ethics Authority (FASEA) to confirm the educational accreditation requirements needed for your future career path.

Course structure

To be awarded the Bachelor of Accounting students must successfully complete 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:

  1. 22 core units
  2. 2 elective units

Exit Award

Students can exit with the Diploma of Accounting if 96 credit points have been successfully completed comprising any 8 units from the Bachelor of Accounting.