Our accounting courses give you the knowledge and skills to guide investment decisions, forecast financial decisions and help your clients use their money to achieve the best possible outcome.

When you learn accounting you will develop the capability to work as a financial analyst, tax analyst, accounts officer, management accountant or in a treasury role. 

Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR requirements and more. 

Browse our Accounting courses

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    How to become an accountant

    Accountants tend to have strong analytical and problem-solving skills in addition to being good at maths. Learn more about what it takes to become an accountant in Australia.
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Meet our successful accounting alumni

Meet our successful Accounting alumni

A group of our accounting alumni recently returned to our Hawthorn campus to share the stories of their successful careers after graduating from Swinburne.

  • "Here are some of the things I’ve done as part of my 6-month placements at Viva Energy and Unico Computer Systems: work with accounting software to financially manage a company of 250 people, work on a project to help internal employees map their career development, and apply my knowledge on databases and data visualisation (gained at Swinburne) to produce reports for the C-suite of a company with over 1000 employees."

    Aaron , Bachelor of Accounting and Business Information Technology (Professional)

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    Women in Finance and Economics Scholarship Program

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and assist women to enter, re-enter and achieve leadership roles across the financial services industry.

    The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the primary membership organisation for financial planning practitioners who want to master the practice of financial planning, and who are committed to shaping the future of the profession.

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