Course Description

The Bachelor of Accounting allows students to develop skills that are fundamental to evaluating, analysing and communicating the financial position of an organisation or individual. The course is designed to prepare individuals in the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, tax and auditing, in addition to economics and commercial law.

Students with studies in accounting find rewarding work in industry, commerce, the public sector, the financial industry or business consulting and public accounting.



Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $10,958 per year full-time, $32,874 total course cost
International Students: $29,600 per year full-time

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

March, August

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 58.6% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 78.8% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.5% (national average 78.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 76.3% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 10.1% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $58,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 088381K
Swinburne University of Technology Code: BA-ACC

Entry Requirements

2019 Guaranteed Entry ATAR: 60

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification
  • completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Certificates IV (completed), Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees)

Applicants without a formal qualification may be considered for entry upon completion of the STAT test.

Course Prerequisites

  • VCE Units 3 and 4 – a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as Alternate Language (EAL) or equivalent

Meeting the minimum entry requirements for the course does not guarantee offer of a place.

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