Bachelor of Accounting
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This is a premier accounting degree accredited by the major professional accounting bodies in Australia (eg CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand). In this degree, students develop accounting-focused skills and knowledge relevant to professional accounting practices as well as for a range of other business occupations. Students develop specialised knowledge, technical and soft skills and their application in analysing, projecting, judging, solving and communicating accounting information to a broad range of stakeholders on a variety of resource allocation and investment decisions. The degree comprises a set of core units in accounting, auditing, information systems, economics, finance, business, statistics and law that ensure graduates meet the entry requirements of the above professional accounting bodies as well as the Institute of Public Accountants in Australia. In addition, students can complete optional majors to develop specific skills in particular industries and occupations, or choose elective units from other areas and disciplines of the University. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.


Advanced accounting; Agribusiness; Business Analysis and Transformation; Finance

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
Assumed knowledge


Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Accountant, auditor, tax agent/consultant, agribusiness consultant, forensic/investigative accountant, corporate finance/financial officer, budget analyst, financial institution manager, stockbroker, financial adviser, small and medium enterprise and/or agribusiness manager.


CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand; Institute of Public Accountants in Australia (IPA).

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$10,752 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW