Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)

University of Canberra

This course will appeal to students who want to be fully qualified accountants with a particularly strong understanding of the financial services industry's institutional structures and products. Graduates will be able to either work as accountants in the finance industry, or as financial analysts, providing investment advice, based on reviews of financial statements of potential investees. Briefly, topics include, accounting, corporations law, tax law, pricing a range of financial instruments, such as shares and debentures, as well as derivatives, risk management techniques, credit assessment and managing risks in financial services firms.

Course Fee:

International: $94,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: It is recommended that students have Mathematics T/Mathematic Applications (ACT) or Mathematics (NSW) and English (major) (ACT) or English Advanced (NSW), or their equivalents.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Business Decision Making; Professional Orientation (Commerce); Quantitative Methods in Commerce; Professional Practice; Introduction to Management; Introduction to Economics; Accounting Systems and Practices; Management Accounting; Corporate Accounting; Business Finance; Accounting and Decision Support Systems; Contemporary Issues in Accounting; Auditing; Advanced Management Accounting; Business Law; Revenue Law; Law of Business Associations; Investments and Portfolio Analysis; Risk Management in Financial Institutions; International Finance; Derivatives; Financial Institutions and Markets.

Study Pathways:

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course.


This program is accredited by CPA Australia and CAANZ.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Financial Dealer and Broker,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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