Why study accounting online?
Work in a complex and varied industry. Choose a role in a private practice or a big firm, with individuals or companies. Study tax law, economics and auditing theory to gain recognition with groups like CPA Australia.
Look after compliance, taxation, complex financial deals, and record-keeping. Develop organisational skills, an analytical mindset, a strong ethical approach, and solid communication skills.
Use your accounting major to build a career in finance, business, government or management. Work in the public, private or not-for-profit sector.
- Speak the language of business.
- Effectively communicate your findings.
- Understand all the elements of financial performance.
- Indulge your eye for detail.
- Find a way of working that suits you.
- Work to high ethical standards.
Study a degree in accounting
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
- Level 2 Major Subjects
- Level 3 Major Subjects
Study a single subject in accounting
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We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.
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