Bachelor of Accounting / Bachelor of Business

CQUniversity Australia

The Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Business gives graduates the best of both disciplines. Students gain in-depth accounting and business knowledge, opening the door to a wide range of career opportunities. The accounting component of this degree is accredited by the three professional accounting associations in Australia. Combine this with a range of other business disciplines, such as financial planning, property, social innovation, human resources management, or marketing for a well-rounded and highly employable set of skills.

Course Fee:


International: $120,705

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English language requirements apply.

Structure:

32 units (192 credit points)

Subjects you can Study:

Financial planning; Human resource management; Marketing; Property; Social innovation.

Study Pathways:

Exit award: Diploma of Business Studies. On completion of the degree, students may be interested in postgraduate courses in Management, International Business or completing a Master of Business Administration or Master of Professional Accounting.

Further information:

Not all business majors are available at all campuses. Depending on students' campus and intended majors, students may find that they are required to complete part of their studies online. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit www.cqu.edu.au/elp.

Recognition:

The course is accredited by the Certified Practising Accountant Australia body and the Institute of Accountants in Australia and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants - Restricted Member IPA status. Graduates may also be eligible to join the Association of Taxation Management Accountants at the member level and may be eligible to apply for registration with the Tax Agents Board. Financial planning will meet the Australian Securities and Investment Commission's RG146 training standard and may be eligible for membership with the Financial Planning Association. Marketing graduates may be eligible for membership with the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS). Management graduates may be eligible for membership with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). The Property major is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Cairns No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Sydney No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Townsville No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Gladstone Marina No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Sydney No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Townsville No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Melbourne No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Melbourne No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Part time 8 years
Online Study No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Full time 4 years
Online Study No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Bundaberg No info Yes Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Part time 8 years
CQUniversity Cairns No info Yes Part time 8 years

CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest national footprints of any university in Australia, proudly offering a wide variety of TAFE and university qualifications with seamless pathways between short courses, certificates and diplomas through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees to help you be what you want to be. 

We offer a world-class education, are ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide* and are recognised as Australia’s first and only Changemaker Campus by social innovation group Ashoka U. 

At CQUniversity you have the opportunity to study courses online, on campus or a combination of both. We are a leading distance education provider and one of the first Australian universities to offer flexible, mixed-mode study so you can learn where and how it suits you. 

Whether you want to stay close to home or move somewhere new, prefer the bustling city life or the relaxed pace of regional locations, we offer more than 20 study locations including campuses and study centres in Adelaide, Biloela, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville and Yeppoon, and study hubs in Broome, Busselton, Charters Towers, Cooma, Geraldton, Karratha and Port Pirie. 

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  • business
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  • engineering and built environment
  • engineering trades
  • English
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  • health
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  • psychology
  • social work and community services
  • science and environment
  • service industries
  • transport and safety sciences.

We also provide training for apprentices and trainees, and industry-specific courses. 

We’re rated as conducting world class research in 14 different categories and are well above world standard in Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences, Nursing, Other Medical and Health Services, Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, and Psychology and Cognitive Sciences^. Our range of research higher degrees allow you to undertake research focused on a particular area of interest. 

Benefit from our award-winning and experienced teaching professionals, as well as our focus on student services and support. Our student body is diverse and comes from both local and global communities. We are committed to providing specialist education and training support and a range of career-orientated services to ensure our graduates are successful. 

Our courses are designed alongside industry and many include hands-on, practical learning experiences such as field and laboratory work, project-based learning and work placements. Our commitment to providing up-to-date, real-world knowledge and skills has seen us being awarded five-star ratings for Full-Time Employment, Social Equity and Starting Salary, placing us in the top 20 per cent of universities in Australia in these categories+. No matter whether you’re just finishing school or thinking of taking up a new challenge, CQUniversity can help you be what you want to be.

For more information visit our website or submit an enquiry form

Postgraduate and international applicants can apply directly. 

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019. Visit www.cqu.edu.au/reputation
^2015–2016 State of Australian University Research Volume 1 ERA National Report. 
+The Good Universities Guide 2018

 

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