Bachelor of Business - Accounting

La Trobe University

This degree will assist students to get an internationally accredited accounting qualification while building a specialisation in a business discipline. First year introduces you to disciplines such as economics, finance and marketing. You'll also complete the first subject of their accounting major. Through this major, you'll build detailed knowledge of financial and management accounting, accounting information systems and auditing and develop project management skills and an awareness of sustainability and public policy, preparing them for careers in areas like taxation, financial management, forensic accounting and business consulting. Alongside these core studies, you can choose from electives including study tours, internships and languages. We offer the option of completing these electives overseas at one of La Trobe's partner universities, which include top business schools like the University of Innsbruck and the Berlin School of Economics.

Course Fee:

International: $94,800

Entry Requirements:

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. International students must meet the academic and English language requirements of this course. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.


Students will need to complete at least 360 credit points, at least 270 of which must be in La Trobe Business School subjects. In first year, students will take four business foundation subjects, one accounting discipline-specific subject and three elective subjects. The business foundation subjects, Business Foundations, Accounting and Finance for Business, Business Economics, and Business Analytics, will introduce students to business disciplines and work-ready skills. These skills will be enhanced in second and third year with subjects in Sustainability and Entrepreneurship, respectively. Students will also complete eight core accounting subjects over the degree. This flexible degree also allows students to take an additional eight-subject major, a couple of four-subject minors, including accounting minors not available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree, or a wide range of elective subjects.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Auditing; Business; Business economics; Business law; Financial accounting; Financial management; Financial planning; Human resource management; International business; International management; Macroeconomics; Management; Management accounting; Management information systems; Marketing; Sport management; Sustainable resource management; Taxation


The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bendigo No info No Part time 6 years
Bendigo No info No Full time 3 years
Mildura No info No Full time 3 years
Albury-Wodonga No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info No Full time 3 years
Shepparton No info No Part time 6 years
Mildura No info No Part time 6 years
Shepparton No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info No Part time 6 years
Albury-Wodonga No info No Part time 6 years
La Trobe University, believes that higher education has the power to transform people and societies. Their goal is to make a difference to their students, staff, and the communities they serve.

In 2016, La Trobe was ranked in the QS Top 50 Under 50 for the first time, and 56 in the 2017 Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 Rankings. They are also in the world's top 400 universities in all three major ranking agencies: QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.

La Trobe's research is focused on resolving some of the greatest challenges of our time. Researchers in facilities like the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science and the Centre for Agribioscience are driving new ways to fight disease, and tackle climate change, drought and other threats to Australian agriculture.

Work placements are an important part of La Trobe's courses and students find work experience with organisations like CSIRO, the Australian Synchrotron, PwC and the University's partner hospitals. Students also receive hands-on training in facilities including a TV studio, an archaeological dig simulation site, moot court, and on field trips to places like Victoria's alpine wilderness.

La Trobe encourages students to participate in overseas study programs including nursing in Nepal, nanotechnology in Tokyo, and Indigenous studies in the Philippines. In 2016, La Trobe awarded travel grants and scholarships to 950 undergraduate and postgraduate students to study with partners like National University of Singapore, San Diego State University and Stockholm University.

The University has eight campuses in Victoria and NSW and is the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria. The University has more than 190,000 graduates. It's an impressive group that includes CEOs, parliamentarians, human rights activists, medical researchers and Olympians.

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquire about this course

Related courses