Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting

The University of Melbourne

Course details

CRICOS course code: 002143B

Level of study: Undergraduate


Accounting informs management decision-making and the allocation of resources through measuring and improving company performance.

Professional accountants operate in an increasingly complex and sophisticated field and are valued in today’s dynamic, technology-rich industries. Because they act as strategic advisers and business partners, they must understand business issues and processes and have the skills necessary for sound decision-making.


Accounting is a pathway to a range of careers for aspiring leaders who want to play an important role in driving organisational success amidst a rapidly changing world. You will develop analytical reasoning and data skills to equip yourself with the ability to make sound and strategic business decisions.


In your first and second year, you will complete accounting major prerequisite subjects, breadth subjects as well as subjects required for accreditation as an accountant.

In your final year, you will complete a mix of major subjects and commerce electives plus the last of the three subjects required for accreditation.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
43,298 Per Year
Read moreIndicative first year fee: 41,840 - 44,756; Indicative total course fee: 1,31,952 - 1,41,152
28 Feb 2022
25 Jul 2022
3 years
Full time
The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010

Entry criteria

Completed secondary education recently (within the past two years)
Completed some or all of a higher education qualification
Completed some or all of a VET qualification

English language requirements

TOEFL – you need a score of 577 or more including a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English for a paper-based test, or a score of 79 and scores of 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for reading, 13 for listening for an internet-based test.
IELTS – you need a score of 6.5 or more in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0. Pearson Test of English – you need an overall score of between 58-64 inclusive and achieve no PTE communicative skills score below 50. Cambridge English, Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – you need a Cambridge English Score of 176 with no skill below 169.


The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
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