Bachelor of Accounting/Master of Financial Analysis
This course offers you more than just an accredited undergraduate accounting degree. It also gives you a Masters degree in finance, with the added option of completing the six professional modules required for accreditation by CPA Australia.
The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.
Within this course you have the option either of choosing to take, as electives, all six subjects required for the CPA professional exam program, or finance electives which will prepare you to sit the CFA Program exams.
This course provides a pathway to either professional accreditation in accounting and finance and entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the accounting, corporate, financial and investment sectors.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
Specialisations, majors and minors
You may also choose to complete a minor within the Bachelor of Accounting degree. The minor 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.
The four-subject minors available within the Business School are listed below:
- Corporate finance
- Environmental management
- Forensic accounting
- Human resources management
- International commerce
- International management
- Sport management
- Event management
- Tourism and hospitality
For more information on business majors and minors and the subjects on offer see majors or minors.
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered.
Academic entry requirement
LTM 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
English language requirement
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0
The Bachelor of Accounting is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ); students are required to complete specific subjects 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.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Accounting/Master of Financial Analysis may be eligible to apply for registration with the CFA Institute. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Fees and costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
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. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:
CRICOS code: 092918C