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Bachelor of Professional Accounting

Course Overview & Objectives:

Qualification Name Bachelor of Professional Accounting
CRICOS Code 102356A
Course Duration 3 years (6 semester)
Program Fee $12950/semester
 

Course Structure

This comprehensive course is designed for people with an aptitude for numbers and 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. 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 agent.   The structure may be summarized as follows:
  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 enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page. To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION
BUENT1501, 15 credit points
MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
BUMGT1501, 15 credit points
CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS
BUMGT1502, 15 credit points
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING
BUMKT1501, 15 credit points

Semester 2

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
BUACC1508, 15 credit points
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
BUECO1509, 15 credit points
BUSINESS STATISTICS
BUGEN1502, 15 credit points
FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW
BULAW1502, 15 credit points

Year 2

Semester 1

BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BUACC2604, 15 credit points
CORPORATE REPORTING
BUACC2607, 15 credit points
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 1
BUACC2613, 15 credit points
COMMERCIAL LAW
BULAW1503, 15 credit points

Semester 2

COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING AND PRACTICE
BUACC2605, 15 credit points
ADVANCED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BUACC3714, 15 credit points
PREPARING FOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
BUGEN1525, 15 credit points
ORGANISATION LAW
BULAW2611, 15 credit points

Year 3

Semester 1

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BUACC3706, 15 credit points
AUDITING
BUACC3741, 15 credit points
EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE
BUHRM3706, 15 credit points
TAXATION LAW 1
BULAW3733, 15 credit points

Semester 2

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
BUACC3701, 15 credit points
TAXATION LAW 2
BULAW3734, 15 credit points
Elective Courses
 

Tuition Fee

Fees are Subject to change Annually

International Fee Paying A$12950/semester ( Academic Year 2021 )

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.

 

Career Opportunities

There is a variety of career opportunities in small, medium and large business and government. Careers include

  • Banker
  • Public accountant
  • Taxation Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Commercial manager
  • Business manager
  • Business consultant
  • Business director
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial Analyst
  • Professional accountant
 

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 agent.
 

Admissions Requirements

  • Academic Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent.

    English language requirement

    Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0.

Delivery Locations


Sydney

Gnd Floor, 841 George St,
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9269 0077

Adelaide

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

Phone: +61 8 8203 9000