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Bachelor of Business with a Major in Accounting and Finance

Undergraduate | SWI-BAF-DEG | 2024

Understand financial positions and know how to add value

Combine accounting accuracy with financial insight in this double major. You’ll cover core business units and specialist topics including auditing, taxation, and finance law. With key skills including statistics and risk, you’re set for career success.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Credit available
3 years full time or part time equivalent
Total subjects

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Bachelor of Business with a Major in Accounting and Finance

About this degree

Entry requirements

Career opportunities


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


Be the trusted connection between your clients and the stock market. Working with organisations or individuals, you'll buy and sell stocks, build relationships with clients and share expert financial advice.

International Business Consultant

Develop strategies for large companies and clients all over the world. You'll use outstanding problem solving skills to create solutions to problems your clients might not have even anticipated.

Investor Relations Associate

Connect your company to its' investors. Not only will you compile information from potential investors, but you'll analyse internal and external data to create reports. You'll be a key part of ensuring your company keeps up with the rapidly changing business world.


With a solid understanding of business practices, you'll have the tools you need to set up your own business. Bring your fresh ideas to the market and put your knowledge into practice as you assess your growth and innovation.

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.

Finance Manager

Play a crucial role in supporting organisations to make informed financial decisions. You'll be able to find ways to improve profitability, a key aspect of financial leadership.

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.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and Certified Practicing Accounts (CPA) Australia.

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

Finance Managers:
Over $120K
Financial Brokers:
Over $120K
Financial Dealers:
Over $120K
Financial Investment Advisers and Managers:
Over $120K

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