Bachelor of Professional Accounting

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

This comprehensive course is designed for people with an aptitude for numbers and desire to forge a career in professional accounting. Whether you see yourself working for the government a company or even your own business this degree will teach you the ins and outs of the systems and financial strategies that will prepare you for a rewarding career.Your core subjects will include accounting taxation law auditing finance and economics. In addition you'll be future-proofing your career by developing skills in creativity innovation marketing and digital business. You will have the opportunity to undertake a practical placement internship or project. Many of our graduates secure employment directly from Federation University work integrated learning and placement programs. Our strong links with industry and real-world experience gained throughout your degree ensure you start your career when you start studying with Federation.The career opportunities for accounting graduates are vast. According to the Australian Government Job Outlook projections demand for accountants is forecast to grow. Our Bachelor of Professional Accounting course gives you the flexibility to choose a career in any industry. You could become a financial accountant management accountant auditor business manager financial consultant or CFO just to name a few. Accountancy is also considered a great launching pad to become a CEO.The Bachelor of Professional Accounting is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant. The degree is also accredited with the Tax Practitioners Board allowing graduates a streamlined pathway to becoming a registered tax agent.


360 credit points, 23 core units, 1 elective.


  • Creativity and Innovation, Management Principles, Contemporary Business, Marketing, Accounting and Finance, Economics, Statistics, Law, Business Information Systems, Corporate Reporting, Management Accounting, Commercial Law, Computerized Accounting and Practice, Financial Management, Preparing for Professional Experience, Organisational Law, Financial Accounting, Auditing, Employment Practice, Taxation Law, Management Accounting, Work Integrated Learning.

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $82,830
  • ATAR: 50 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Full-time : 3 years
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $82,830
  • ATAR: 50 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Full-time : 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $82,830
  • ATAR: 50 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Full-time : 3 years
Online International: $82,830
  • ATAR: 50 (Guaranteed ATAR)
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years

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