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Bachelor of Accounting Australia | Kent Institute Australia | Sydney, Melbourne

Bachelor of Accounting


CRICOS code: 074601G


Course Overview


Accounting is a key management tool for business planning, monitoring and control that can create a range of career opportunities in government and in business, management and finance across a multitude of industries. Through a combination of required units and electives, students will gain requisite knowledge and skills in many areas of Accounting and related fields. As students develop an understanding of accounting principles and practices, they explore the relationship between accounting, finance and economics, the law, management and marketing. Students also have the opportunity of selecting four elective units, so as to tailor the degree to individual needs.
Subject to any course credits applied, students completing this course will satisfy the educational requirements for admission to the major professional accounting bodies of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.


Quick Guide


Start dates and intakes:

  • Trimester 3: 13th November, 2017
  • Trimester 1: 12th March, 2018
  • Trimester 2: 9th July, 2018
  • Trimester 3: 5th November, 2018

Course duration: 6 trimesters (3 years standard duration with 2 compulsory trimesters in each year)
Study options: Full time on campus only.
Campus: Sydney and Melbourne
International applicants: Yes.




2017 Course fee: AUD $7,200 per trimester (Learn more about Fees)
AQF Level: Level 7
FEE HELP: FEE HELP available (Domestic students only) (Learn more about FEE-HELP)
Scholarships available: Yes.
Study requirements: 4 units per trimester with a minimum of 8 units per year. Trimesters 1 and 2 are compulsory study periods for all continuing students.
Academic requirement: Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent (including entry via recognised Entry Pathways)
English requirement: Only for International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds.

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent (with no individual band score of less than 5.5).

(Learn more about English Language Proficiency Requirements)
Entry pathways:

(Learn more about Course Credit and Articulation Arrangements)

  • Written assessments
  • Group projects
  • Oral presentations
  • Examinations


Course Structure


The course consists of 24 units: 10 core units, 10 Accounting specialisation units and 4 elective units from other specialisations.

Bachelor of Accounting – Unit Guide


  • BACT105 Business Accounting
  • BCOM101 Business Communication
  • BECO107 Business Economics
  • BLAW204 Business Law
  • BSTR301 Business Strategy
  • CRSE108 Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
  • MGTP102 Management Principles
  • MKTP103 Marketing Principles
  • OGBH201 Organisational Behaviour
  • QMTH104 Quantitative Methods
  • ACIS215 Accounting Information Systems
  • AFNR315 Advanced Financial Reporting
  • AUDT317 Auditing
  • BAVA320 Business Analysis and Valuation
  • CLAW314 Corporate Law
  • COAC216 Cost Accounting
  • COAC218 Corporate Accounting
  • FIAC214 Financial Accounting
  • FINM202 Financial Management
  • TLAW317 Taxation Law
  • CCMT313 Cross Cultural Management
  • CNMT210 Change Management
  • ENTP205 Entrepreneurship
  • HRMG203 Human Resource Management
  • ITMG306 International Management
  • LEMT305 Leadership for Managers
  • DBFN212 Database Fundamentals
  • DWIN309 Developing Web Information System
  • ENSN201 Enterprise Social Networks
  • ITBO201 IT for Business Organisations
  • PAQM321 Project and Quality Management
  • SYAD310 Systems Analysis & Design
  • WPDD202 Web Page Design and Development
  • CBEH209 Consumer Behaviour
  • IMCO211 Integrated Marketing Communications
  • IMKT 212 Internet Marketing
  • ITMK208 International Marketing
  • MARK210 Customer Relationship Management
  • MKMR303 Marketing Research
  • MKST304 Marketing Strategy