Bachelor of Accounting/ Bachelor of Applied Innovation

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-ACCAIN Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Develop the fundamental skills essential to evaluating, analysing and communicating the financial position of an organisation or individual with a Swinburne Bachelor of Accounting. Then take your studies to the next level and set yourself apart in the job market, by combining your qualification with a Swinburne Bachelor of Applied Innovation.

This double degree – unique to Swinburne – enables you to build skills and knowledge in your preferred field while growing your abilities to develop transformative solutions to the complex challenges your sector faces today and tomorrow.

You’ll learn the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, tax and auditing, economics and company law, and build skills in communication, presentation, critical analysis and group work.

On top of this, the Bachelor of Applied Innovation provides the analytical and strategic thinking, human understanding and future-focused problem-solving that supports business growth. Work on real-world problems with students from other disciplines, grow your creative confidence and hone your leadership potential. Work toward a better future shaped by innovative ideas - all in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment led by specialist academic teams.

Bring your passion for accounting to life in commerce, industry, public sector, finance or business roles, or leverage your newfound ability to transform businesses and society. You’ll do this as an innovation consultant, innovation lead, change analyst or transformation lead – just to name a few of the many opportunities available to you upon graduation.

Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 20% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 26 February 2024
  • Semester 2 - 29 July 2024

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3 Year/s


VTAC codes

  • 3400212501 (CSP)
  • 3400212503 (IFP)




A$39940 (annual for 2024)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.