Get an internationally accredited accounting qualification while building your own specialisation in a business discipline with this degree.
In your first year, you'll be introduced to a range of business disciplines such as economics, finance, and marketing. You'll also complete the first subject of your accounting major.
Through this major, you'll build detailed knowledge of financial and management accounting, accounting information systems and auditing. You'll also develop project management skills and an awareness of ethics, human rights, sustainability and public policy, preparing you for careers in areas like taxation, financial management, forensic accounting and business consulting.
Alongside these core studies, you can choose from electives including study tours, internships, and languages. You'll have the option to complete these electives overseas at one of our partner universities, which include top business schools such as the University of Innsbruck and the Berlin School of Economics.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0;
TOEFL Paper-based Test - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English;
TOEFL Internet-based Test - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22;
Satisfactory completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B (EFS5 UG minimum 60 percent) which is available from La Trobe Melbourne. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website;
La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: 60 per cent final result in a course;
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): a minimum score of 57 with no communicative skill score less than 50.
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a pass grade of C or higher;
or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
LTM Foundation Studies - 60
Aust. Yr 12 (ATAR) 2015 (indicative only) - Melbourne: 50.2, Bendigo: 50.4, Albury-Wodonga: N/A, Mildura: 51.65, Shepparton: N/A
International Baccalaureate - 24
GCE A Levels - 7
HKDSE - 2 x Level 4
Sri Lankan A Levels - CCC
STPM - 8
Norway Upper Secondary Certificate - 3.5
Sweden Slutbetyg - G
All Indian Sen SC (Best 5 Subjects) - 60
Vietnam (Year 12) - 8
Indonesia (SMA) - 7.5
GAC Cert. IV - GPA 2.6
GAOKAO - see: the website
If you do not meet these entry requirements you might be interested in La Trobe's Foundation Studies and Diploma Programs, which provide an alternative pathway to La Trobe's undergraduate program. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered.
Many company directors and managers began their careers as accounting graduates, and accountants continue to play a key role in organisational strategy and management. You could go on to build a career in finance, mining, and resources, manufacturing or even the education sector.