The Bachelor of Accounting is a cooperative education program in accounting. It is an intensive course offered in conjunction with major employers. Students complete a compulsory first major in Accounting and receive a scholarship and full-time work training. This course is a specialist degree for high-achieving students who view an accounting career as an excellent foundation for future business leadership. All students in the course receive a $46,500 scholarship over the three years, a year of full-time industry experience and are encouraged to complete a second major or sub-major in another business discipline. It has a historical graduate employment rate greater than 95 per cent.

Entry Requirements:

Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent; selection on basis of ATAR; questionnaire and interview Mathematics and any 2 units of English are assumed knowledge.


150 credit points; students must complete 9 foundation core subjects and a compulsory Accounting major, and choose from a second major, 2 sub-majors, or a sub-major plus 4 electives. Electives or structured elective sequences (totalling 24 credit points) can be taken from any faculty in the University, or from another university or its equivalent, with Faculty approval. The course is completed in three years of full-time study, which includes two separate half years of full-time work training. Some subjects are fast-tracked over Summer session, while others are taken part-time during full-time work training, to allow completion of the degree within three years. This course includes two full-time, six-month industry internships, with two different sponsoring employers.

Subjects you can Study:

Business law; Marketing communication; Economics; Finance; Human resource management; Information technology; International business; Management; Marketing; Sport management; Tourism Management

Further information:

This course is only offered to domestic students; it is not offered to international students. This is a scholarship degree intended for recent school leavers. The first internship is in the second half of the first year of the course; the second internship is in the first half of the third year of the course. Students are not paid by the sponsoring employer during these internships, but continue to receive their scholarships. A Bachelor of Business (Honours) is available. This is offered on a one-year, full-time basis.


Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Accounting satisfy the educational requirements for undergraduate membership of CPA Australia, the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00099F

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 88.55 No Full time 3 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00099F

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