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Accounting courses

Our accounting degree courses are nationally recognised by CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Our courses are designed to provide the skills to work in a range of accounting roles. Gain the skills to take your career further.


Our graduates find employment as:

  • accountants
  • business analysts
  • management.


Our accounting courses are provided by the College of Business and Victoria Polytechnic.

Short courses 3 courses

Duration: 12 weeks
This skill set is designed for persons who are seeking registration as a business activity statement (BAS) agent with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).
Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Duration: 18 weeks

This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to meet the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational eligibility requirements for a course in Australian taxation law.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 3 courses

Duration: 0.5 years
This course will prepare you for accounting jobs in the financial services industry and others requiring accounting support.
Duration: 0.5 years
This course gives you the skills to provide professional financial services, boosting your job prospects and establishing a career pathway into all industries.
Duration: 0.5 years

Gain practical and theoretical knowledge in bookkeeping and associated administrative duties with this Certificate IV in Bookkeeping.

Higher Education diplomas 1 course

Higher education diplomas

Study a one-year specialised diploma, with more focussed academic and English support to better prepare you for success in undergraduate study.

On completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the second year of a nominated bachelor degree.

Duration: 1 year
The Diploma of Business (Enterprise) provides students with the opportunity to prepare for transition into university studies and further studies in the Bachelor of Business (BBNS) and/or for transition to the workforce at entry level.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 1 course

Duration: 3 years
After a common first year, you'll focus on accounting, banking & finance, event management, financial risk management, human resources, information systems, international hospitality, tourism or trade, management & innovation, marketing, music industry, or supply chain & logistics management.

Postgraduate 5 courses

Duration: 0.5 years
Meet the challenges of today's business world through this course if you are working or intend to work in the accounting field.
Duration: 1.5 years
Gain the technical skills and knowledge in financial accounting, management accounting, finance, auditing, commercial and corporations law, taxation and economics.
Duration: 1 year
Gain the specialist knowledge and skills that will prepare you for a career in the world of professional accounting.
Duration: 2 years
Study a globally recognised accounting degree and gain a strong foundation and knowledge of recent developments in sustainability and global trends in accounting.
Duration: 1 year
Enhance your accounting knowledge by completing this specialisation which satisfies entry into CPA Australia.
My success as a student was placed at the top of the university’s priority list, the staff are fully committed to helping their students achieve their goals. VU attracts the most amazing students locally and from around the world. I credit the VU community at large for playing a major role in helping me earn a master’s degree; they gave me a chance to make a lifelong dream a reality.
Samuel Manhom

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