Bachelor of Business (Professional)

with a major in Accounting – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Accounting

In this Accounting major you’ll learn how to deliver insights that drive business outcomes while appreciating how the pursuit of profit and purpose are the foundations of future, sustainable businesses. 

Gain an appreciation of what theories and methods develop your practical skills and use accounting technologies to evaluate, analyse and communicate financial information.  

The major will prepare you for career opportunities in business advisory, company accounting, management accounting, financial management, financial information systems, tax and auditing.

Graduates with an Accounting major may be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia (CPAA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). 

To be eligible for the CPA program you must also complete unit LAW20019 Law of Commerce.

Students seeking membership with overseas professional accounting bodies may need to complete additional units.  

If you are interested in accounting, you may also wish to consider Swinburne’s Bachelor of Accounting, or Bachelor of Accounting and Business Information Technology (Professional).

The Bachelor of Business (Professional) includes a 12-month paid work placement.

From the outset, this degree will challenge you to combine business innovation with making a positive social impact.

Select a major area of specialisation and combine it with core studies in business, management and operations to become an entrepreneurial thinker and business innovator.

This premium degree is designed so you’ll be clear on how you and your skills can contribute as an individual and as part of a team in government, for-profit and for-purpose businesses.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. This Professional Degree 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.

In this degree’s Industry Consulting Project (BUS30032), one of our industry partners will put forward a real problem. Finding solutions will require you to put what you’ve learned into practice. You’ll team up with other students to analyse the issue and propose solutions back to your client.

Sustainable Business Practice (BUS30031) teaches you to tackle problems and opportunities with holistic thinking. In this unit, you’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary team to find innovative, creative, and practical business solutions, that also consider ethical business practices and sustainability goals.

Swinburne’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management major is endorsed by The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA).

Business degree options

You may also be interested in the Bachelor of Accounting and Business Information Systems (Professional) or Bachelor of Business Information Systems (Professional).

You can also study Business in a double degree with Arts, Aviation Management, Business Information Systems, Design, Engineering, Health Science, Laws, or Media and Communication.

Interested in business, you may like to explore our other business courses.

There are no exams for this course, except where required for professional accreditation.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210691 (CSP)
  • 3400210693 (IFP)