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If you're good with numbers, a career as a professional accountant is a perfect choice. A career in accounting can take you to the top.

 
Qualification Name Bachelor of Professional Accounting
CRICOS Code 102356A
Course Duration 3 years (360 credit points = 3.0 EFTSL)
Program Fee $77,700.00*
Academic Entry Requirements Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent.
English language requirement Required proficiency in English: Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0
 

Course Outline:

This comprehensive course is designed for people with an aptitude for numbers and a desire to forge a career in professional accounting. Whether you see yourself working for the government, a company, or even your own business, this degree will teach you the ins and outs of the systems and financial strategies that will prepare you for a rewarding career. Your core subjects will include accounting, taxation, law, auditing, finance, and economics. In addition, you’ll be future-proofing your career by developing skills in creativity, innovation, marketing, and digital business.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a practical placement, internship, or project. Many of our graduates secure employment directly from Federation University’s work-integrated learning and placement programs. Our strong links with industry and real-world experience gained throughout your degree ensure you start your career when you start studying with Federation University. The career opportunities for accounting graduates are vast.

According to the Australian Government Job Outlook projections, demand for accountants is forecast to grow. Our Bachelor of Professional Accounting course gives you the flexibility to choose a career in any industry. You could become a financial accountant, management accountant, auditor, business manager, financial consultant, or CFO, just to name a few. Accountancy is also considered a great launching pad to become a CEO.

The Bachelor of Professional Accounting is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant. The degree is also accredited with the Tax Practitioners Board, allowing graduates to apply to become a registered tax agents.

 

Online Learning is only available for international students not studying on student visas This degree is also available to international students located outside Australia to commence via online studies whilst travel restrictions are in place. When travel restrictions ease, students should transition to campus to complete their studies.

 

Sample structure

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options. Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enroll, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

 

First-Year Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION (15) BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS (15)
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES (15) CORPORATE REPORTING (15)
CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS (15) MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 1 (15)
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING (15) COMMERCIAL LAW (15)

Second-Year Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE (15) COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING AND PRACTICE (15)
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (15) ADVANCED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING (15)
BUSINESS STATISTICS (15) PREPARING FOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (15)
FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW (15) ORGANISATION LAW (15)

Third-Year Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (15) FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (15)
AUDITING (15) TAXATION LAW 2 (15)
EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE (15) ELECTIVE COURSES
TAXATION LAW 1 (15) WIL SUITE OF COURSES (2)
 

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Professional Accounting is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant.The degree is also accredited with the Tax Practitioners Board, allowing graduates to apply to become a registered tax agents.
 
 
 
 
 

Delivery Locations


Sydney

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Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9269 0077

Adelaide

L6, 127 Rundle Mall,
Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8203 9000