Accounting

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Accounting

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Develop the skills and knowledge to become an innovative, creative and ethical thinker who can confidently shape the interactions between business and society.

 

Key details for

  • Selection Rank

    • 70
  • Course Code

    • B1359
  • Study Mode

    • Full-time or part-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 002982G
  • Course Code

    • B1359
  • Study Mode

    • Full-time or part-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

From music and sports to global organisations and government departments, accounting is vital to any business or enterprise in any industry. In this course, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need to become an innovative, creative and ethical thinker who can confidently shape the interactions between business and society.

You’ll learn the practical skills you need to identify business opportunities, analyse problems and implement solutions. You’ll explore how to make decisions related to the acquisition or sale of shares, lending or borrowing money, and providing goods for cash or on credit.

When you graduate, you can apply to become a member of the professional accounting bodies, including Associate membership of CPA Australia, direct entry into the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand CA Programme (CAANZ) and Associate membership of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

You can pursue a range of careers with professional accounting firms, in government, in other private sector firms, and in not-for-profit organisations in roles such as an accountant, auditor, credit manager, financial analyst, financial planner, taxation or management accountant.

Expand your expertise and career prospects by specialising in two areas of study and complete a double major within the same amount of time as a single degree. For example, you could combine the Accounting major with a major in Finance or Banking. Find out more about double majors

Complete a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration while you study your undergraduate degree and graduate with increased career prospects in a competitive market. See our MasterClass

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

  • Location

    • Perth campus and external
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
  • School

    • School of Business and Governance
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

 

Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT Test results

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)