La Trobe University

Bachelor of Accounting

Overview

Start dates
March, July, November
Duration
3 years (all campuses) or 2 years fast-track (Sydney campus only)
Annual tuition fee (A$)
30 000
Study a Bachelor of Accounting with accounting and finance subjects ranked in the world's top 200.*

Offering more than just a qualification, our Bachelor of Accounting develops your business skills along with an awareness of ethics, human rights, sustainability and public policy issues.

In first year you'll be introduced to business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing and statistics, and start your in-depth studies of contemporary issues in accounting. To ensure our course content and curriculum are up-to-date, we work closely with global corporations like Deloitte and PwC.

In addition to completing an eight-subject major in accounting, you can also complete a second major from areas within the Business School, two minors, or up to eight elective subjects. For example, you might choose to complete a second major in financial planning or management, or minor in forensic accounting or corporate finance.

Your elective choices can include study tours, internships and languages, and you can choose to complete these electives overseas at one of our partner universities. We have connections with top business schools including the University of Innsbruck and the Berlin School of Economics.

Our unique industry Professors of Practice work within this course to improve course curriculum, student learning experience, and engage with industry and business.

This course is also delivered in partnership with Chisholm at Chisholm at 311. For more information please visit the Chisholm website.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7.

Specialisations, majors and minors

In addition to the accounting major defined within the core subjects of this course you may choose to complete a second major, or one or two minors, instead of completing all nine elective subjects.  The majors and minors may be chosen from any on offer in the university, subject to their being no more than eight subjects for a major and four subjects for a minor, and subject to having completed any prerequisite subjects required.

Note: the availability of majors and minors varies between campuses.Please see the Handbook for more information.

Majors

Minors

Entry requirements

Subject prerequisites

VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered. HSC: One of English (Standard), English (Advanced) (Band 2), English as a Second Language (Band 3)

English language requirement

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.

Academic entry requirement

La Trobe College Australia Foundation Studies - 65 International Baccalaureate - 24 GCE A Levels - 7 HKDSE - 2 x Level 4 Sri Lankan A Levels - CCC STPM - 8 Norway Upper Secondary Certificate - 3.5 Sweden Slutbetyg - G All Indian Sen SC (Best 5 Subjects) - 60 Vietnam (Year 12) - 8 Indonesia (SMA) - 8 GAC Cert. IV - GPA 2.6 GAOKAO - see: the website If you do not meet these entry requirements you might be interested in La Trobe's Foundation Studies and Diploma Programs, which provide an alternative pathway to La Trobe's undergraduate program. For more information please visit the La Trobe College Australia website. NB: The scores above are indicative only and may change based on the number of applications received and places available. Achieving the above listed scores does not guarantee an offer of a place.

International equivalencies

International equivalencies* for this course at Campus Name**

Please select your type of qualification in the dropdown above.

* The equivalencies provided above are only provided as a guide and based on the course’s current standard minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), the primary measure for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

** Equivalencies may vary by location. To view equivalencies for this course at another location, please select the location in the drop down at the top of this page.

Note: there may also be other entry requirements for this course. If you are unsure, make an enquiry.

Career outcomes

Once you graduate, you can work in fields such as auditing, taxation and management consulting. Many of our graduates have risen to high-level positions as company directors in commercial organisations as well as in the public sector.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Accounting is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Depending on campus, students may be required to complete specific electives in order to graduate with the CPA Australia and CAANZ accredited qualification, please refer to the Handbook for further details. Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Fees and scholarships

Annual tuition fee (A$)

30 000

Scholarships

Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Melbourne and regional campuses: Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805. Sydney Campus: Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 2 9397 7600.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses.

To view other campus handbook course details, please select relevant campus in the drop down.

CRICOS code: 066343J