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Bachelor of Business with a Major in Accounting

Undergraduate | SWI-BAC-DEG | 2024

A major in accounting broadens career opportunities

Combine accounting and core business subjects to gain the skills you need for your career in finance. Boosted with an accounting specialisation, this multi-accredited online business degree preps you for success in almost any business in any industry.

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3 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Business with a Major in 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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

Business Analyst

In this dynamic role, you'll use data analytics to assess processes, determine requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to key stakeholders.


Oversee every aspect of your business - from finance, people, data, distribution, sales and growth - you'll be part of it all. You'll set goals, make change and enjoy working with people.

Professional recognition

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

Please note: To be eligible for a CA/CPA students must complete the Law of Commerce (LAW20019) elective unit.

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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