Bachelor of Business - Accounting and Finance

La Trobe University

This course combines a strong foundation in business with a double major in accounting and finance. Students will graduate with a professionally accredited major in accounting as well as knowledge and skills in corporate finance, international finance, risk management and investment and portfolio management. Over three years, students learn key business principles, build an understanding of accounting systems, develop the skills for good decision-making, understand how to plan and control business finances, and gain an appreciation of sustainability issues and entrepreneurship. La Trobe's close connections to business and industry partners including Deloitte, PwC and ANZ Bank will help students build professional network while studying. Unique industry Professors of Practice also work within this course to improve course curriculum, student learning experience, and engage with industry and business.

Course Fee:


International: $90,000

Entry Requirements:

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics. International students must meet the academic and English language requirements of this course. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Structure:

Students must complete at least 360 credit points. At least 330 credit points must be subjects offered by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. In first year students take four business foundation subjects, one subject specific to the accounting disciplinary core, one subject specific to the finance core and two elective subjects. The four business foundation subjects, Business Foundations, Accounting and Finance for Business, Business Economics, and Business Analytics, will introduce key business disciplines and work-ready skills. These skills will be further enhanced in second and third year with a subject in Sustainability and a capstone subject in Entrepreneurship, respectively. In addition to these common core subjects students will complete eight core subjects in accounting and eight subjects in finance over the three years of the degree.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting, Business, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Business Law, Auditing, Taxation, Business Economics, Financial Management, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, International Management, Macroeconomics, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Sport Management, Sustainable Resource Management.

Study Pathways:

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Further information:

This course is available in the Summer Semester, commencing in November as well as in Semester 1 (March), and Semester 2 (July).

Recognition:

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Finance) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance) may also apply for membership with the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne 51.05 Yes Full time 3 years
Melbourne 51.05 Yes Part time 6 years
La Trobe University, believes that higher education has the power to transform people and societies. Their goal is to make a difference to their students, staff, and the communities they serve.

In 2016, La Trobe was ranked in the QS Top 50 Under 50 for the first time, and 56 in the 2017 Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 Rankings. They are also in the world's top 400 universities in all three major ranking agencies: QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.

La Trobe's research is focused on resolving some of the greatest challenges of our time. Researchers in facilities like the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science and the Centre for Agribioscience are driving new ways to fight disease, and tackle climate change, drought and other threats to Australian agriculture.

Work placements are an important part of La Trobe's courses and students find work experience with organisations like CSIRO, the Australian Synchrotron, PwC and the University's partner hospitals. Students also receive hands-on training in facilities including a TV studio, an archaeological dig simulation site, moot court, and on field trips to places like Victoria's alpine wilderness.

La Trobe encourages students to participate in overseas study programs including nursing in Nepal, nanotechnology in Tokyo, and Indigenous studies in the Philippines. In 2016, La Trobe awarded travel grants and scholarships to 950 undergraduate and postgraduate students to study with partners like National University of Singapore, San Diego State University and Stockholm University.

The University has eight campuses in Victoria and NSW and is the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria. The University has more than 190,000 graduates. It's an impressive group that includes CEOs, parliamentarians, human rights activists, medical researchers and Olympians.

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

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