Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

Want to stand out from the crowd? Future employers will know instantly what career you are qualified for when you apply with this named degree.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 systems. This course also covers financial decision-making during times of uncertainty which can be applied to careers in banking, financial consulting, funds management, merchant banking, stockbroking or treasury.We know that practical experience is important for you, so it’s important for us. Our work integrated learning programs prepare you for the future world of work and build your employability skills, foster an entrepreneurial mindset and hone your communication and project management skills.

Structure

240 credit points.

Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • 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 (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.If you’re an international applicant you’ll need the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate.

Recognition

The Bachelor of Accounting and Finance has been accredited by the CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Accounting and Finance may also lead to study at the postgraduate level including Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Master degrees.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) Domestic: $38,712
International: $88,992
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) Domestic: $38,711
International: $88,992
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) Domestic: $38,711
International: $88,992
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

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.

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