Bachelor of Business (Professional)

with a major in Accounting and Financial Planning

BA-BUSPROF Degree including work placement Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

The Bachelor of Business (Professional) includes a mandatory 12-month paid work placement. You'll benefit from Swinburne’s unique industry partnerships, gain invaluable full-time work experience and earn credit towards your degree.

Gain core skills and knowledge in business, management and operations to prepare for roles in modern organisations.

Select a major area of specialisation and combine with other studies become an entrepreneurial thinker in your future career.

The course links theoretical and practical knowledge needed to operate effectively in diverse settings such as not-for-profits, government, small business and corporations. Participate in professionally focused, multidisciplinary projects during your final year of study.

Selected major: Accounting and Financial Planning

This major invites you to dive into finance, preparing you for a varied career with multiple options across the accounting and finance sector. You’ll cover topics such as personal and commercial accounting, forensic accounting, an overview of business law, and a sound understanding of ethical principles and the relevant ethical issues connected to managing clients and their finances.

This major meets the educational requirements of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and is accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC). It is also accredited by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and CPA Australia. It is also approved by the Financial Advisers Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA), ensuring you’ll learn the skills needed to enter the financial planning industry with confidence.

The Bachelor of Business and The Bachelor of Accounting with a major in Accounting and Financial Planning and Bachelor of Business (Professional) with a major in Accounting and Financial Planning are accredited by FPEC, CPA Australia and CAANZ, and approved by FASEA.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 4 March 2019

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210691 (CSP)
  • 3400210693 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law