Course details

CRICOS course code: 092940E

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

If you have a head for numbers and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems, a career in accounting really adds up.

We'll help you understand the many challenges of business and finance, and nurture your ability to develop strategic, innovative and effective accounting processes.

The course includes core units in taxation, financial services, law, marketing and communication with elective units in advanced taxation, human resources, competitive strategy, business environment and law. When undertaken with specific units, this course also provides industry accreditation for tax agents.

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge for employment in diverse areas such as taxation, business consulting, business planning, business valuations, employee relations, estate and trust planning, forensic accounting and sustainability strategy development.

Major areas of study

The course includes core units in taxation, financial services, law, marketing and communication with elective units in advanced taxation, human resources, competitive strategy, business environment and law.

Career opportunities

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge for employment in areas such as tax, business consulting, business planning, business valuations, employee relations, estate and trust planning, forensic accounting and sustainability strategy development.

The Bachelor of Accounting is a pathway to many financial services positions in commercial banking, corporate finance, funds management and stockbroking, financial risk management, foreign exchange and investment banking. If your chosen career path is to become a licenced Financial Planner or Financial Adviser, you need to be aware that recent legislative changes in the finance industry now require new entrants to hold an Approved Degree. Southern Cross University is liaising with FASEA to develop and restructure its finance degrees to meet the new educational requirements.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 26,800 Per Year Read more3,350 per unit
Start date: 25 October 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Bilinga Campus

Room A1.11, Southern Cross Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4225
Australia

Entry criteria

For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

Applicants must have IELTS - 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; CPE - 52; CAE - 52; TOEFL PBT - 550 min 4.5 (TWE); TOEFL iBT- 60 with no less than 17 in writing & speaking, no less than 11 in reading & listening; PTE - 50 with no communicative score less than 46; ISPLR - 3+ or better in all 4 skills; CEFR - B2.

Address

Southern Cross University
Lismore Campus
Military Road North Coast New South Wales 2480
Australia