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Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

Australian Catholic University

CRICOS provider number: 00004G TEQSA provider ID: PRV12008

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Unlike pure accounting degrees, our Bachelor of Accounting and Finance will broaden your career choices. In addition to graduating with an extensive corporate accounting education, you will gain a good understanding of financial instruments, institutions, markets and systems. This course also covers financial decision-making under uncertainty which can be applied to careers in banking, financial consulting, funds management, merchant banking, stockbroking or treasury. Future employers will know instantly what you are qualified in when you apply with a named degree.

Areas of study

Accounting theory, auditing and assurance services, company law, emerging technologies in finance, entrepreneurial finance, financial accounting, financial risk management, principles of business economics, taxation law.

Career opportunities

Accountant, financial manager, financial adviser, auditor, financial planner, chief financial officer, financial assurance and compliance manager, budget manager, tax agent, investment analyst.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Practical experience

Students must complete one unit of applied professional skills as a volunteer in a not-for-profit organisation and one unit of professional experience with an organisation related to the student’s area of study.

Fees and charges

Visit the ACU website for general information about tuition fees.


English Standard (Band 2) or English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 3).

Student profile

View the ACU student profile.

Further information

View all details of this course on the ACU website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2024)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

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