Study Accounting in Australia


Accounting is the collection, measurement and communication of economic information which is used for planning, reporting and decision making. An accounting degree provides international students the base idea, core accounting skills and an ability to understand the objectives of a business.

Future Career: Accountants are employed in across all areas of business / commerce, industry and government.

Institutions offer the Accounting courses in NSW


CHEAPEST ACCOUNTING COURSE IN SYDNEY - Best Price! 
  • Certificate IV in Accounting: $1,350 - $1,650 for 1 term (3 months) - 9 months
  • Diploma of Accounting: $1,350 - $1,650 for 1 term (3 months) - 6 months
  • Bachelor of Accounting: $7,000 for 1 Semester (6 months) - 3 years - CPA Accredited.
  • Master of Accounting: $7,500 for 1 Semester (6 months) - 1.5 years - CPA Accredited.

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Sydney Office

528 Anzac Parade
Kingsford
Sydney NSW 2032
Phone: +61 2 8064 4011
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Melbourne Office

Manchester Unity Building
Level 7, Unit 706
220 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone : +61 3 9973 2741
Mobile : + 61 452 661 687
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Perth Office

39/ 13-15 Cantonment St
Freemantle
WA 6160
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Courses Available


Certificate IV in Accounting

This qualification will give graduates the skills and knowledge to work in accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. This course is a pre-requisite for the Diploma of Accounting.

Accreditation: nationally recognized and meet AQF standards

Duration: 36 weeks

Entry Requirement: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Intake Date:

  • 5 January
  • 23 February
  • 6 April
  • 18 May
  • 6 July
  • 3 August
  • 28 September
  • 26 October
  • 16 November

Subject Outline:

  • Set Up and Operate a Computerized Accounting System
  • Process Financial Transactions and Extract Interim Reports
  • Prepare Financial Statements for non-Reporting Entities
  • Make Decision in a Legal Context
  • Prepare Financial Reports
  • Design and Produce Business Documents
  • Participate in OHS Processes
  • Carry Out Business Activity and installment Activity Statement tasks
  • Process Business Tax Requirements
  • Prepare Financial Forecasts and Projections
  • Write Simple Documents
  • Apply Principles of Professional Practice to Work in the Financial Services Industry
  • Establish and Maintain a Payroll System

Diploma of Accounting

In the business world, it is crucial for business leaders to have an understanding of all facets of a modern organisation’s financial responsibilities.
Financial managers (Accountants) must be prepared with the knowledge of an organisation’s financial processes to ensure compliance with all regulatory acts and requirements governing the operation of an organisation. Finance associate professionals, banking officers, employees of financial establishment and related fields, financial officers for legal officers and individuals in the general accounting and taxation fields have very important roles in the business environment.

Accreditation: nationally recognized and meet AQF standards

Duration: 26 weeks

Entry Requirement: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent and Certificate IV in Accounting.

Intake Date:

  • 5 January
  • 2 February
  • 6 April
  • 4 May
  • 6 July
  • 3 August
  • 5 October
  • 2 November

Subject Outline:

  • Provide Financial and Business Performance Information
  • Prepare Financial Reports for Corporate Entities
  • Prepare Legally Compliant Tax Returns for Individuals
  • Provide Management Accounting Information
  • Manage Budgets and Forecasts
  • Implement and Maintain Internal Control Procedures
  • Evaluate Business Performance
  • Establish and Maintain Accounting Information Systems
  • Develop and Use Complex Spreadsheets

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Accreditation: nationally recognized and meet AQF standards

Duration: 26 weeks

Entry Requirement: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Intake Date:

  • 5 January
  • 9 February
  • 6 April
  • 11 May
  • 6 July
  • 3 August
  • 5 October
  • 2 November

Subject Outline:

  • Monitor corporate governance activities
  • Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance
  • Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • Prepare and administer compliant tax returns for legal entities
  • Apply economic principles to work in financial services industry
  • Conduct internal audit
  • Evaluate organization’s financial performance
  • Audit and report on financial systems and records

Recommendation:

Macquarie University (MQ):

Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting

Master of Accounting

Master of Accounting (CPA Extension)

[3 years full time]

[1.5 years full time]

[2 years full time]

Note:MQ has new campus in City aside from its North Ryde Campus. Considered the top 5 University in NSW.

Other Institutions:

Australian Catholic University [ACU]:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)– [3 years full time]
  • Master of Business Administration (Accounting) – [2 years full time]

Charles Sturt University [CSU]:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Accounting – [1.5 years full time]

Curtin University - Sydney Campus:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Accounting – [1.5 years full time]

Southern Cross University [SCU]:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting (12-unit) – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting (16-unit) – [2 years full time]

University of New South Wales [UNSW]:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting – [2 years full time]

University of Sydney [USYD]:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Commerce (Accounting) – [1.5 years full time]

University of Technology Sydney [UTS]:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Business (Accounting) – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Business (Accounting & Finance) – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting [Extended] – [2 years full time]

University of Western Sydney [UWS]:

  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Commerce (Accounting) – [1 year full time]
  • Master of Professional Accounting – [1.5 years full time]
  • Master of Accountancy – [2 years full time]
  • Master of Vocational Accounting – [2 years full time]

University of Wollongong [UOW]:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) – [3 years full time]
  • Master of Accountancy – [1 year full time]