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Bachelor of Accounting
Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor of Accounting

  • ID:LTU610001
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Subject prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

English Requirements

  • TOEFL Paper based: overall score of 550 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English).

  • TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

  • La Trobe College Australia ELICOS (LTCA): completion of EFS level 5B with minimum 60% overall and 60% in final exam.

  • La Trobe College Australia Foundation Studies (LTCA): completion of Foundation studies with 60% in English (Academic Communication).

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 169 with no less than 169 in any component.


Course Information

Carefully co-designed with leading industry experts, our Bachelor of Accounting will teach you core skills across every aspect of business, including cost accounting, financial accounting, professional accounting software, accounting information systems, auditing, taxation, finance and law. You can also explore your interests through electives in a range of exciting areas, including digital business and data analytics.

You may be able to apply for internships with leading organisations, enabling you to gain real-world experience, develop your professional networks and plan for career success.

You'll learn:

  • Financial and management accounting

    • Recognise and apply the accounting principles that govern the preparation, presentation and communication of accounting information. Learn how to use accounting software to record transactions.

  • Company and commercial law

    • Explore the core principles of contract and consumer protection law, the law of negligence and property law. Understand how to work with different business structures.

  • Auditing

    • Understand concepts involved in the auditing process and integrate them with practical applications.

  • Tax

    • Examine Commonwealth income tax legislation and the implications of income tax on individuals and businesses.

  • Economics and finance

    • Learn a variety of economic concepts and how to apply them in business and policy-making.

  • Statistics

    • Explore the relationship between businesses, financial systems and the wider world.

CRICOS code: 066343J

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Study options

Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

Year 1

  • Academic integrity module

  • Wominjeka la trobe: indigenous cultural literacy for higher education

  • Accounting and information systems

  • Accounting for management decisions

  • Analysing business data

  • Economic issues and public policy

  • Fundamentals of finance

  • Sustainability

Year 2

  • Corporate reporting

  • Cost accounting and decision making

  • Introduction to business law and ethics

  • Law of business association

  • Trends in modern business and society

Year 3

  • Advanced financial accounting

  • Auditing and assurance

  • Taxation


A major is a sequence of related subjects studied in your course. To attain a major, this sequence must add up to 120 credit points. In some courses, you need to complete at least one major from your course's discipline to attain your degree. If there is room in your degree for more than one major, you may wish to complete an open access major from another discipline area.

Course majors

  • Economics

  • Financial management

  • Human resource management

  • International business

  • Management

  • Marketing


A minor is an optional sequence of related subjects studied in your course. To attain a minor, this sequence must add up to 60 credit points. A minor can be undertaken in a similar or different interest area in your course or major's discipline and, in some cases, taken from a different discipline. Up to two minors can be chosen in place of an optional second major or standalone elective subjects.

Course minors

  • Corporate finance

  • Digital marketing

  • Human resources management

  • International commerce

  • Management

  • Marketing

Elective subjects

A range of standalone elective subjects is available in this course. Some electives are recommended for your course, but you may also be able to choose from a range of University-wide electives or electives from other interest areas or disciplines.

Capstone subjects

Capstone subjects are required subjects in your course or major that help you integrate and apply the knowledge and skills you gain to solve real world problems. Capstone subjects are often taken towards the end of your course.

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  • Entrepreneurship

  • performance management and control

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Financial accountant

  • Tax accountant

  • Auditor

  • Financial manager

  • Forensic accountant.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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