Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting

Macquarie University

This program provides students with the basis for a lucrative career in accounting. Graduate of this program often gain high starting salaries and it's common for accountants to move on to become CFOs and CEOs. Accounting is the collection, measurement and communication of economic information which is used for planning, reporting and decision making.

Course Fee:

International: $108,900

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 Certificate; General Mathematics is assumed knowledge


69 credit points; minimum 39 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 18 credit points at 300 level or above; minimum 42 credit points designated as commerce

Subjects you can Study:

Finance; Professional accounting

Further information:

The Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting provides an excellent foundation for a range of accounting-based careers. The professional accounting sequence meets the tertiary education requirements of CPA Australia for CPA status, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) for CA status and the National Institute of Accountants (NIA) for PNA status.


This degree is recognised as satisfying tertiary educational requirements for entry into CPA Australia's CPA program, the ICAA's CA program and the NIA's PNA program.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde 80 Yes Full time 3 years
North Ryde 80 Yes Part time 6 years
Established in Sydney in 1964, Macquarie University is a progressive voice among universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Created during a time of extraordinary social transformation to be a different kind of university, it was and will always be a bold experiment in higher education.

True to its founders' vision, the University has challenged the conventional thinking of academia through innovations in its campus set-up, curricula, interdisciplinary research, and engagement with industry and the wider community.

More than 40,000 students are enrolled annually across five faculties: Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Science and Engineering.

Over the years, the campus has become a magnet for a constellation of companies - all local and global leaders in dynamic sectors including information technology and healthcare - which means greater access to career opportunities for its graduates.

The University is imbuing all of its undergraduate curricula with an emphasis on civic and professional participation. Its PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program takes students into working and social environments that enrich their experiences and connections, and open their minds to engaging as active world citizens.

The Macquarie University campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport - 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

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