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Bachelor of Accounting

Undergraduate | SWI-ACC-DEG | 2024

Prepare for a financial career in any sector

Study accounting online and graduate work-ready for professional roles. Deep dive into accounting and its associated disciplines for in-depth financial skills. By combining core business subjects and electives, you’re set for a career in finance.

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3 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Accounting

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Career opportunities


Help clients manage their finances and give expert advice on financial reporting, forecasting and analysis.

Financial Accountant

Take the reigns and run the accounting and financial activities of an organisation. Ensure reporting requirements are met and provide timely and accurate information to the management team.

Management Accountant

Drive the future of your organisation - you'll communicate your financial expertise to inform important decisions that will affect your company and its' growth.

Financial Controller

Oversee the day-to-day operations of your finance department. Through a strong analytical lens, you'll lead the development and implementation of complex financial strategies.


Auditors are the detectives of the finance world. You'll examine financial records and ensure things are running smoothly, efficiently and legally.

Tax Analyst

Help individuals and organisations prepare their tax returns, with tax planning and tax accounting. With your expert tax law knowledge, you'll be essential during the end-of-financial-year.


If you've got an eye for detail, you'll love working as a Bookkeeper. Maintain accurate financial records and create statements. You'll be involved in processing payroll, sending invoices and maintaining employee records.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Accounting is professionally accredited by CAANZ (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand) as well as CPA (Certified Practising Accountants) Australia.

Financial Planning Education Council

The Bachelor of Accounting is accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council and graduates are eligible for entry into the Financial Planning Association of Australia’s Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certified program.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

Swinburne business degrees are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, and are a part of the five per cent of business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB. The alumni of AACSB accredited business schools are among the world’s most influential leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs impacting business, government, and non-profit sectors.

Career outlook

$75K to $93K
Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers:
$93K to $120K
Finance Managers:
Over $120K
Financial Investment Advisers and Managers:
Over $120K

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