Bachelor of Business - Accountancy

RMIT University

This program is a broad-based business degree with specialisations in accounting aimed at providing students with the necessary technical skills and business knowledge for a career in accounting. The program aids graduates to develop generic skills and professional capabilities that are highly sought after by employers. It is designed to suit students who already have significant working experience or prefer to undertake part-time study.

Course Fee:

International: $92,160

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; Prerequisite: Units 3 & 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English


The program consists of 24 courses (each 12 credit points) and includes: 8 compulsory common business core courses, 8 business discipline major courses, 8 flexible courses. The 8 flexible courses can be selected from 3 options: a second business discipline major (8 courses), a compulsory business discipline minor (4 courses) plus second minor (any discipline), a compulsory business discipline minor (4 courses) and 4 electives.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Graduates of the Advanced Diploma of Accounting and the Associate Degree in Business may be eligible to apply for exemptions of up to 1.5 -2 years.

Further information:

The Accountancy program provides a business qualification which enables graduates to advance in a variety of careers. About one-third of graduates gain employment in public accounting practices, supporting staff teams in areas such as auditing, taxation, management consulting, business services and receivership. Others are recruited into commercial and government organisations in treasury, internal audit, strategic business planning, financial reporting and management accounting roles.


The degree is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Graduates are entitled to associate membership of all the professional accounting bodies: CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants, provided auditing and taxation subjects are passed. Students must then undertake the chosen professional body's qualification program and gain 3 years' relevant practical experience to gain full membership.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 68.05 No Full time 3 years
City 68.05 No Part time 6 years
Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.

RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.

RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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