Combine a strong foundation in business with a double major in accounting and finance through this course. You'll graduate with a professionally accredited major in accounting as well as knowledge and skills in corporate finance, international finance, risk management and investment and portfolio management.

Over three years, you'll learn key business principles, build an understanding of accounting systems, develop the skills for good decision-making, understand how to plan and control business finances, and gain an appreciation of sustainability issues and entrepreneurship.

Our close connections to business and industry partners including Deloitte, PwC and ANZ Bank will help you build your professional network while you study.

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. 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) 2014 (indicative only) - 50
  • 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 programs. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

Subject prerequisite

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.

Professional recognition

Once you graduate, you'll be eligible to join professional bodies like CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (I.C.A.A.), the Institute of Public Accountants (I.P.A.), and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (A.C.C.A.).

Career opportunities

Our graduates have found work in companies like BHP Billiton, Imarex, and Accenture Australia as financial analysts, derivatives brokers and consultants.

Program taught in:
  • English

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