Bachelor of Professional Accounting
Federation University Australia - Online

Course outline

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 a streamlined pathway to becoming a registered tax agent.

Note

Depending on numbers will determine how 2nd and 3rd year will be delivered. It may be through a virtual platform, or attending another campus.

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it’s important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that’s ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicant must be 16

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Specialisations

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

• Banker

• Public accountant

• Taxation Accountant

• Accountant

• Auditor

• Commercial manager

• Business manager

• Business consultant

• Business director

• Corporate finance

• Financial Analyst

• Professional accountant

Membership

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 a streamlined pathway to becoming a registered tax agent.

Course Code
041119
Start Date


Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 4-6 years Part time