Bachelor of Business

with a major in Accounting and Financial Planning

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The Bachelor of Business is designed to equip students with core skills and knowledge in business, management and operations to prepare them for roles in modern organisations.

Students select a major area of specialisation which is combined with other studies to teach them how to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their 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. Students participate in professionally focused, multidisciplinary projects during their final year of study.

Selected major: Accounting and Financial Planning

This major invites you to dive into finance on large- and small- scale arenas – preparing you for a varied career in the economics industry. You’ll cover a range of study areas, including both commercial and personal accounting, along with the theoretical components of business, finance and commerce law.

The Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major meets the educational requirements of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. It is also accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia and, subject to final approval of the educational requirements, the Tax Practitioners Board.

The Bachelor of Business with a major in Accounting and Financial Planning and Bachelor of Business (Professional) with a major in Accounting and Financial Planning are accredited by the Financial Planning Education Council.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 26 February 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 July 2018

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3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400235101 (CSP)
  • 3400235103 (IFP)


Faculty of Business and Law