What will I learn?

This comprehensive course is designed for people with an aptitude for numbers and a desire to forge a career in professional accounting. Whether you see yourself working for the government, a company, or even your own business, this degree will teach you the ins and outs of the systems and financial strategies that will prepare you for a rewarding career. Your core subjects will include accounting, taxation, law, auditing, finance, and economics. In addition, you’ll be future-proofing your career by developing skills in creativity, innovation, marketing, and digital business.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a practical placement, internship, or project. Many of our graduates secure employment directly from Federation University’s work-integrated learning and placement programs. Our strong links with industry and real-world experience gained throughout your degree ensure you start your career when you start studying with Federation University. The career opportunities for accounting graduates are vast.

According to the Australian Government Job Outlook projections, demand for accountants is forecast to grow. Our Bachelor of Professional Accounting course gives you the flexibility to choose a career in any industry. You could become a financial accountant, management accountant, auditor, business manager, financial consultant, or CFO, just to name a few. Accountancy is also considered a great launching pad to become a CEO.

The Bachelor of Professional Accounting is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant. The degree is also accredited with the Tax Practitioners Board, allowing graduates to apply to become a registered tax agents.

Online Learning is only available for international students not studying on student visas This degree is also available to international students located outside Australia to commence via online studies whilst travel restrictions are in place. When travel restrictions ease, students should transition to campus to complete their studies.

Pathways/Alternative Entry

Entry into the Second year of the program can be considered on successful completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting or FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting from IIBIT. Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience, and qualifications. Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST) - designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study. On successful completion of FAST, students can apply for entry in to a wide range of Federation University Australia Higher Education programs at degree level.

Career Opportunities

There is a variety of career opportunities in small, medium, and large businesses and governments. Careers include: Accountant; Auditor; Business analyst; Consulting firm manager; Financial institution manager; Government policy planner/analyst; Merchant banker.

CRICOS

102356A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,900.00 (US$ 18,892) per year
AUD $77,700 for the entire course
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

International Institute of Business and Information Technology (IIBIT)

Sydney Campus,

Ground Floor, 841 George Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,900.00 (US$ 18,892) per year
AUD $77,700 for the entire course
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

IIBIT Adelaide Campus

L6, 127 Rundle Mall,

ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent. Required proficiency in English: IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5. Required proficiency in English: TOEFL Paper 550 (TWE 4.0), TOEFL Computer 213 TOEFL 60-79 with minimum of 13-Reading,12-Listening,18-Speaking,21-Writing, Pearson 50 (no score less than 50) and Cambridge 52 with no less than borderline in each skill.

For international students

Successful completion of Australian Year 12,or overseas equivalent
Required proficiency in English: Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0

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