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Bachelor of Accounting

University of New England

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Advances in technology such as artificial intelligence, big data and robotic accounting are creating opportunities for accountants with highly developed analytical, communication and financial skills to add value to organisations operating in diverse contexts in Australia and around the world.

Through UNE’s Bachelor of Accounting you’ll develop the theoretical knowledge and the soft and technical skills required to thrive in this fast-changing environment.

This degree is designed for students aspiring to a career in Big-4 accounting firms (Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ernst and Young, KPMG and Deloitte)

You will develop specialised knowledge and technical skills in accounting and apply them to analysing, projecting, judging, solving and communicating accounting information to a broad range of stakeholders who are making resource allocation and investment decisions.

Areas of study

Accounting (financial and management), advanced accounting, agribusiness, auditing, business analysis and transformation, certified tax practice, economics, finance, financial/corporate planning and analytics, information systems/processes, law (business/tax), , managing organisations and people, quantitative techniques, RG146 financial planning.

Career opportunities

Accountant, auditor, agribusiness consultant, budget analyst, financial adviser, financial institution manager, financial officer/administrator in corporate and public sector organisations, forensic/investigative accountant, small and medium enterprise and/or agribusiness manager, stockbroker, tax consultant, data analyst in a financial institution, entrepreneur or small business owner, financial or budget analyst in a commercial enterprise.

Professional recognition

Accredited by the peak accounting professional bodies (CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand). Upon completion, students will meet the entry requirements for these accounting professional bodies and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Practical experience

Optional professional experience unit (subject to approval).

Fees and charges

Refer to UNE current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Any 2 units of English.

Recommended studies: Any 2 units of mathematics. Accounting, economics and business would be helpful for studying subjects in the areas of  economics, finance and quantitative statistics.

Guaranteed ATAR: 72.55

Other applicants

Refer to UNE general admission criteria.

Further information

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2021)

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 2022 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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