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Course overview

Unlock endless career opportunities with our industry-focused and innovative Bachelor of Business (Accounting). This course is built around real-world projects, internships and industry engagement. You will gain a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare for long-term careers in the accounting industry.

How you’ll learn

This course involves active experiential learning. You will work on real-life projects with peers and industry-based teachers in a creative learning environment where everyone has a voice and everyone makes a contribution.

You could be part of the finance team that’s working to launch a new tech business. Get involved with budget planning for a startup. Research the financial consequences of an ageing population on a business’s bottom line. Or help an accounting firm forecast the financial impact of global warming for big business. You can engage in all this and more in your studies at Macleay - the variety of interesting projects are endless!

Campuses
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
Delivery
  • On-campus
Potential job opportunities
  • Accountant
  • Accounts Officer
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bookkeeping Assistant
Accreditation

This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 08/09/2021 CRICOS Code 094007D.

Professional recognition

This qualification is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Chartered Accountants ANZ) until December 2020.

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Start dates

February, May and September 2020

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Number of units

24

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Duration

2 years full-time
4 years part-time

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Internship

164 hours
within degree structure

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Class options

Daytime, evening

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Entry requirements

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Fees

$2,250 per unit

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FEE-HELP

Yes

Unit outlines

Course structure

Accounting Bachelor Course Structure
Year 1 electives
Event Management
  • Introduction to Event Management
  • Design, Innovation & Technology for Events
  • Commercial & Stakeholder Management
Public Relations
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Public Relations Strategy
Travel & Tourism
  • Introduction to Travel & Tourism
  • Tourism Services, Distribution & Technology
  • Destination Management
Sports Business
  • Introduction to the Sports Industry
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Marketing
Marketing
  • Sales & Negotiations
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Enterprise Innovation 1
  • Enterprise Innovation 2
Year 2 electives
Marketing
  • The Marketing Plan
  • Applied Marketing Psychology
Entrepreneurship
  • Business Consultancy
  • Business in a Global Context
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Start dates

February, May and September 2020

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Number of units

24

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Duration

3 years full-time

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Internship

164 hours
within degree structure

day-night

Class options

Daytime, evening

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Entry requirements

fees

Fees & scholarships

Unit outlines

Course structure

Accounting Bachelor Course Structure International
Year 1 electives
Event Management
  • Introduction to Event Management
  • Design, Innovation & Technology for Events
  • Commercial & Stakeholder Management
Public Relations
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Public Relations Strategy
Travel & Tourism
  • Introduction to Travel & Tourism
  • Tourism Services, Distribution & Technology
  • Destination Management
Sports Business
  • Introduction to the Sports Industry
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Marketing
Marketing
  • Sales & Negotiations
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Enterprise Innovation 1
  • Enterprise Innovation 2
Year 2 & 3 electives
Marketing
  • The Marketing Plan
  • Applied Marketing Psychology
Entrepreneurship
  • Business Consultancy
  • Business in a Global Context
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Our successful graduates

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"What differentiated Macleay from other institutions was that all of the lecturers have professional experience within industry, so we were learning real-world content."

Zafira Shahishta | Bachelor of Business, specialising in Event Management

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Industry connections and internships

In addition to our industry-based teachers, you’ll also meet and hear from a range of guest speakers and have the opportunity to visit relevant businesses. Internships also help you connect to your industry. Macleay supports you in finding internships at awesome organisations, providing work experience that often lead to amazing job opportunities.

Macleay students have interned at companies like:

gbe
Laign+Simmons
NAB
one-shift
pria
roosters
showpo

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