La Trobe University

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Overview

Start dates
March, July, November
Duration
3 years
Annual tuition fee (A$)
29 400
Get an accredited accounting qualification while building your own specialisation in a business discipline with this degree.

In your first year you'll be introduced to a range of business disciplines such as economics, finance and marketing. You'll also complete the first subject of your accounting major.

Through this major, you'll build detailed knowledge of financial and management accounting, accounting information systems and auditing. You'll also develop project management skills and an awareness of ethics, human rights, sustainability and public policy, preparing you for careers in areas like taxation, financial management, forensic accounting and business consulting.

Alongside these core studies, you can choose from electives including study tours, internships and languages. You'll have the option to complete these electives overseas at one of our partner universities, which include top business schools such as 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.

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

Entry requirements

Subject prerequisites

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.

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

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

Many company directors and managers began their careers as accounting graduates, and accountants continue to play a key role in organisational strategy and management. You could go on to build a career in finance, mining and resources, manufacturing or even the education sector.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). 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$)

29 400

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

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805. Please apply through VTAC if you’re completing your VCE or International Baccalaureate (IB) in Victoria, or apply through UAC if you’re completing your HSC or IB in New South Wales.

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: 075225G