Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus


2014 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.55
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
75.00
TAFElink:
Diploma or above
Bonus points: SEAS, RISAS


International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.2, A Levels: 7, IB Diploma: 25, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements


Course overview

The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) prepares you for a career in accounting and business, including the analysis, interpretation and communication of financial information.

The Accounting specialisation includes:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Financial Accounting Processes
  • Accounting Theory in Practice
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Issues
  • Auditing
  • Taxation Law and Practice.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Commerce at Flinders?

  • The Flinders Business School offers a unique approach to business teaching, research and community service in South Australia.
  • Our staff have the academic qualifications, combined with a wealth of practical experience and a proven international research record, which enable us to provide business degrees that are recognised by professional bodies and highly valued by public and private sector employers.  
  • We are at the forefront of research into some of the key contemporary issues impacting upon Australia's economy, including social and environmental accounting, ecological economics, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy and ethics. Other areas of strategic focus include electronic commerce, small enterprise management and Australia/Asia business relations. 
  • Our graduates enjoy high employment rates for positions in accounting, finance, and business-related professions, both nationally and internationally.

Professional Recognition/Membership

Students can tailor their degree to suit the needs and admission requirements of professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following:

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Commerce degree?  

Study a language

Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of 1 extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224471
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2015: $9,865

International students
CRICOS code: 065056B
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2015: $20,600

 

 

 

Note:

  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Students may apply to undertake the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program, specialised or non-specialised Master of Business Administration or Master of Accounting.

Course brochures

Domestic students
Business & Commerce (PDF 964KB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus
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