Course Description

An Honours degree highlights individuals with exceptional ability and superior skills that are highly sought after by both the corporate and government sectors.

This course offers selected students the opportunity to conduct detailed study in an accounting or finance area of their choosing while acquiring knowledge of research principles and techniques, developing advanced analysis and problem solving skills, getting experience in research project management, and developing effective research communication skills.

This challenging and rewarding course equips students with specialised knowledge of their chosen field and advanced skills and knowledge required to conduct significant research projects. In doing so it offers graduates the two valuable and important benefits of:

Developing high level research skills designed to help them conduct research at a professional level and to pursue further study at Masters or PhD levels.
Adding considerable value to the student's resume as it demonstrates the drive and ability to achieve at high levels as well as a level of expertise in a particular discipline.


1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates


Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 55.0% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 86.3% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.0% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Charles Darwin University (CDU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.2% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 6.3% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $69,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Code: VACCH1