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What will I learn?

The aim of this course is to produce business professionals who are equipped to solve problems in a multi-disciplinary business environment. The worlds of commerce and accounting will be explored in the context of wider social, legal, economic and political environments. You’ll gain a solid base of understanding across commerce, which is essential in a wide range of careers, plus you’ll complete a series of carefully integrated units in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and finance.

This flexible and versatile degree allows you to tailor the course to meet your own personal interests. You’ll graduate as an impressive accounting professional with a solid background in commerce, and will be qualified to undertake study programs with both the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia.

Study a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at UC and you will:

evaluate and synthesise the concepts and theories acquired in accounting
exercise critical thinking skills when dealing with ambiguous and incomplete information
identify and obtain relevant information for decision making and providing advice to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
communicate clear, coherent and independent knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems
develop the capacity to exercise initiative and professional judgement in an ethically and socially responsible manner
engage in a range of authentic, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities to reflect on and improve professional practice in areas of communication, judgement and cross-cultural teamwork.

Career opportunities

Accountant
Accounts officer
Auditor
Tax accountant
Financial accountant
Management accountant
Chief financial officer
Financial analyst
Financial controller

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Government and Law

CRICOS

095927M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,800.00 (18,04,180) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

6 June 2022

More details

Start date

1 August 2022, 6 February 2023, 31 July 2023

Venue

University of Canberra

11 Kirinari Street,

BRUCE,

Australian Capital Territory,

2617, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successful completion of Australian Year 12 qualification. Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169: Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

For international students

Year 12

Overseas qualification

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 60 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 169 with no sub-score below 169: Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Canberra offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Australian Pacific College
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About University of Canberra

The University of Canberra has some of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia combined with above average starting salaries.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • Ranked among top 10 best universities in Australia
  • Work-Integrated-Learning incorporated into every degree
  • Generous scholarships for international students