Western Sydney University Online
Western Sydney University Online

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Bachelor Degree

Course description



3 yrs

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  • Gain a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from a university ranked in the top 3% worldwide
  • Dedicated online & phone support 7 days a week
  • Delivered by expert learning coaches

Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date

Online (full time)

Online (part time)

3 yrs



Course details

Entry requirements

Relevant academic or work experience

Next start date
3 yrs
Study mode
Education institution
Western Sydney University Online (RTO 90319)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options
Study now pay later – HECS-HELP

Course content

  • Financing enterprises
  • Enterprise leadership
  • Enterprise innovation and markets
  • Enterprise law
  • Accounting in context
  • Financial accounting applications
  • Management accounting fundamentals
  • Techniques in financial accounting
  • Accounting standards and governance
  • Accounting information systems
  • Corporate accounting systems
  • Auditing and assurance services
  • Law of business organisations
  • Taxation law
  • Corporate financial management
  • Contemporary management accounting
  • Working in professions
  • Innovation, enterprise and society
  • The accountant as a consultant
  • Statistics for business

You will need to complete 4 electives as part of this course.

Entry requirements

  • Certificate III/IV, in any field, OR
  • Completion or partial completion of tertiary study, OR
  • Work experience (in any industry) OR
  • Completion of Year 12 HSC (or equivalent), with a minimum required ATAR, OR
  • Other testing options, for example, a Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC)

What you’ll learn

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) gives you a solid foundation in accounting and will teach you how to:

  • Understand recent economic issues, developments and policy
  • Use financial decision making and investment tools
  • Apply theoretic concepts to real world scenarios
  • Analyse and measure accounting transactions


Accredited with CPA Australia (CPA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Support and delivery

Set your own timetable

Designed for maximum flexibility, this degree allows you to study anytime, anywhere.

There are 3 teaching periods a year, and you can enrol in 1 to 4 units every period.

On average, for a single unit, you should allow for approximately 8 - 10 hours of active learning each week. Active learning includes engaging with learning materials and activities, interaction with other students, readings and assessment tasks.

Depending on your study load, you can finish your degree in as little as 3 years.

Possible study loads

You can study full time, part time, or at an accelerated pace. You can adjust your study load each teaching period, so you can fit study into your schedule around family, work, or other commitments.

There are study breaks between teaching periods and over Christmas / New Year so you can take time out during your course.

Supportive, interactive learning

With many distance education courses, content originally designed for traditional face-to-face learning is adapted for online use, which may not always be practical.

With Western Sydney University Online, your course has been developed specifically for online delivery, so you get the most out of your online studies. The entire learning experience is designed to be supportive, engaging and collaborative. Your course content is supplemented by online communication technologies such as discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs.

  • Access your course through an online learning platform
  • Excellent tutor-student ratio
  • Feedback and guidance from Student Advisors
  • Assignment support and online study groups

As a Western Sydney University Online student, you’ll study in small groups supported by expert Online Learning Coaches. Your Online Learning Coach will be able to assist you with your coursework, answer questions and provide assessment help.

In addition, a team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week with extended hours to provide you with technical support, essay writing and research advice.

Payment options

Study now pay later – HECS-HELP

Find out more about this course

Western Sydney University Online

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Submit an enquiry direct to Western Sydney University Online.