Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
Duration: Self-paced, max 9 years
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Swinburne Online (RTO 3059)

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About this course

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) offered through SEEK Learning is a reputable program that will provide students with the training and qualifications needed to build a successful career in accounting.

The comprehensive and industry-focused degree equips students with essential training in accounting principles and practices; and will be your passport to moving around the business world.

By completing this program of study, students will learn how to use accounting software systems to record and monitor business activities, how to utilise financial statements to make shrewd investment decisions, and how to develop operating strategies in line with business operations. Beyond the foundational accounting skills, students will also become well-versed in business law, company law, and macro and microeconomic concepts.

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Eligibility

  • Have completed Higher School Certificate with a minimum ATAR score of 50

OR

  • Have completed a Certificate IV qualification or above

OR

  • Have at least 3 years of relevant vocational experience

OR

  • Have completed a Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) or the core 'Learning and Communicating Online'

AND

  • Be an Australian or NZ citizen or permanent resident

Areas of study

The core subjects you will study in this bachelor accounting program include:

  • Learning and communicating online
  • Marketing concepts
  • Financial statistics
  • Introduction to management
  • Accounting 1
  • Introduction to commercial law
  • Microeconomics
  • Foundations of business systems and ecommerce

The major subjects you will study include:

  • Corporate accounting
  • Management accounting 1
  • Accounting systems
  • Advanced management accounting
  • Corporate finance
  • Company law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Accounting theory
  • Taxation
  • Auditing

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What’s it like to work as an accountant?

Every business knows the value of a shrewd accountant. With an accounting degree under your belt, you can work virtually anywhere, in any industry, because the skills and knowledge you have are recognised and in demand across the board.

So whether you are keen to work as part of a professional accounting practice or consultancy, get into funds management, financial planning or business management, this degree is your ticket to a world of opportunity.

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are an Australian resident you may also be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy or Youth Allowance.

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of Swinburne Online through SEEK Learning, your studies will be supported by online communication with tutors and other students through discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs. Swinburne Online offers an excellent tutor–student ratio and you will receive regular feedback and guidance from eLearning Advisors.

Swinburne Online’s student liaison officers are available by email and phone 7 days a week to respond to any queries or concerns you may have about your studies. They can also provide information on admissions, enrolment and re-enrolment, course advice, policies and regulations, academic assessments and any technical issues you may experience.

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