Bachelor of Business

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

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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 is designed to equip you with core skills and knowledge in business, management and operations to prepare you for roles in modern organisations.

Select a major area of specialisation and combine it with your other studies to become an entrepreneurial thinker, innovator and learn to find opportunity where others cannot.

The course links theoretical and practical knowledge needed to operate effectively in diverse settings such as not-for-profits, government, small business and corporations.

Build up your CV with real industry experience while you study through our Work Integrated Learning programs, which are a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees and can include placements, internships or industry-linked projects. In this degree, in the Industry Consulting Project (BUS30009), you’ll team up with other students to work on a real project briefed to you by an industry partner.

Business double degree options

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. If you like Business, you may also like to explore our other business courses.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400235103 (IFP)
  • 3400235101 (CSP)