Bachelor of Accounting

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Accounting students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • 8 core units of study (100 credit points) AND 
  • 8 units of study from the Accounting major (100 credit points) AND 
  • 8 units of Secondary Studies (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, minor/s, or electives OR 
  • 16 units of study from the (Accounting and Financial Planning major) (200 credit points)


Students may not complete more than 125 credit points (normally 10 units) at Introductory Level. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.

Professional Placements

Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process. Students who undertake a 12 month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising:

  • 8 units of study (100 credit points) AND EITHER
  • 6 units of study comprising a minor and/or elective units (75 credit points) AND
  • 8 units of study from the Accounting major (100 credit points) OR
  • 16 units of study from the Accounting and Financial Planning major (200 credit points) AND
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points) 

Students who elect to undertake a six month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 337.5 credit points comprising:

  • 8 units of study (100 credit points) AND EITHER
  • 8 units of study from the Accounting major (100 credit points) AND
  • 7 units of study comprising a minor and/or elective units (87.5 credit points) OR
  • 16 units of study from the Accounting and Financial Planning major (200 credit points) AND
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (50 credit points)