Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) has been designed to meet the standards for professional recognition required by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. In seeking to meet these requirements, Banksia has also adhered to the threshold standards identified and documented by the Australian Business Deans Council.
Comprised of 24-subjects, the course is delivered over six trimesters in face-to-face delivery mode. It is designed to be completed full-time and under maximum load in three years. Candidature under a part-time or reduced-load enrolment mode can be completed in six years. There are 9 core subjects 10 accounting major subjects, and 6 elective subjects covering data and analytics, finance, digital marketing, management and business.
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) aims to meet the demands of industry to provide graduates who possess a mastery of their discipline, capabilities needed to respond to today’s information rich environment and the ability to respond to issues and challenges in a professional and ethical manner. It is a course intended to offer both depth and breadth, providing a comprehensive understanding of accounting theory and practice and familiarity with a broad range of technical functions and activities.


Degree Name:
Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Level of Qualification:
AQF Level 7
3 years full-time
Number of Subjects:
Credit Points:
Study Load:
Full-time: 3 Subject per semester
Study Mode:
On campus face-to-face

Course Structure

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree structure
Grey – Core
Green – Specialisation
White – Electives


All subjects are 10 credit points and compulsory
Trimester 1
MGT100: Principles of Management
ACC100 Accounting for Decision Making
ECO100: Economics for Business
BUS100: Professional Business Communication Skills
Trimester 2
LAW100: Business Law
MKT100: Marketing Foundations
BUS101: Business Statistics and Analysis
ITS100: Business Management and Information Systems
There is no exit point in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at this point
Trimester 3

ACC200: Applied Financial Accounting

Prerequisite: ACC100 Accounting for Decision Making

ACC201: Management Accounting

Prerequisites: ACC100 Accounting for Decision Making, ACC200 Applied Financial Accounting
BUS200: Ethics, Governance and Sustainability

Prerequisites: MGT100 Principles of Management, BUS100 Professional Business Communications Skills
Trimester 4
ACC202: Financial Accounting and Reporting

Prerequisites: ACC100 Accounting for Decision Making, ACC200 Applied Financial Accounting
FIN200: Business Finance

Prerequisites: ACC100 Accounting for Decision Making, BUS101 Business Statistics And Analysis
LAW200: Corporations Law

Prerequisite: LAW100 Business Law
There is no exit point in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at this point
Trimester 5
ACC300: Corporate Accounting

Prerequisites: ACC200 Management Accounting, ACC202 Financial Accounting And Reporting
TAX300: Taxation

Prerequisite LAW200 Corporations Law
ACC301: Strategic Management Accounting

Prerequisite: ACC201 Management Accounting
Trimester 6
ACC302: Auditing and Assurance

Prerequisites: ITS100 Management and Accounting Information Systems, ACC300 Corporate Accounting
ACC303: Accounting Theory CAPSTONE Prerequisite: ACC300 Corporate Accounting
Exit with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Elective subjects