Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

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If you’re good with numbers, love solving problems and always pay attention to the detail, a career in accounting is for you. Graduate with the financial and legal knowledge you’ll need to make an impact in a changing business world.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
  • Fraser Coast
  • Caboolture
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
076978B
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2^
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • Campus note: Only first year offered at Gympie from 2019. Semester 2 commencement not available at Gympie. The option to study at Gympie is not available to international students on a Student visa
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020 subject to external accreditation for Moreton Bay campus offering.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 012151
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014351
  • Caboolture 018651
  • Fraser Coast 019151
  • Gympie 012851
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 59.40 OP - 16 Rank - 66
USC program code
BU356
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2^
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
on campus
Recommended prior study
English; General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes
  • Campus note: Only first year offered at Gympie from 2019. Semester 2 commencement not available at Gympie. The option to study at Gympie is not available to international students on a Student visa
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020 subject to external accreditation for Moreton Bay campus offering.
  • Learn how to manage financial information and prepare financial reports
  • Build a strong foundation in business law and ethics, financial accounting, company accounting, management accounting, taxation law and auditing
  • Get 96 hours of hands-on accounting experience through an optional professional internship or placement organised by USC
Accreditation

This program is fully accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants, and has been designed to qualify graduates for associate membership of these professional bodies.

Career opportunities

Public accountant, auditor, management accountant, financial administrator, taxation consultant, banking.

Membership

CPA Australia^; Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand^; Institute of Public Accountants^

^ It is the responsibility of the student to confirm with the three Australian accounting bodies (CPA, CAANZ and IPA) whether any credit granted will impact on their eligibility for professional association membership.

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