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Accounting and Finance Double Major


Provides students with a strong foundation in accounting theory and principles, along with practical skills in accounting and related areas.

It also equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a fast-paced career in stockbroking, investment banking, financial advice, and in the finance division of any corporation. Students graduate industry-ready and with the skills to work in a diverse range of sectors. Whether students want to work for a large corporation, a new start-up, not-for-profit, or in government, finance and accounting provides these opportunities both locally and internationally.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Professional Recognition


Students can apply for membership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). Graduates are eligible for membership with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).

Graduates who have completed the Finance units are eligible to apply for membership with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). They will also meet the academic requirements for professional membership.



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ECF1120Finance I15
LAW1100Legal Framework I15
ACC2250Accounting II15
ACC2350Cost Accounting15
ACC2360Managerial Accounting15
ACC2700Financial Reporting Standards15
ACC3201Accounting Information Systems15
ACC3700Financial Accounting, Theory and Practice15
ECF2210Capital Markets 15
ECF2222Corporate Finance 15
ECF2226Investment Finance 15
LAW2300Company Law II15
LAW2410Income Tax Framework II15
Plus two (2) Units from the following:
ECF3120 ^Financial Modelling 15
ECF3310 ^Credit and Lending Decisions15
ECF3312 ^Financial Institutions Management 15
ECF3211 ^Superannuation and Retirement Planning15
ECF3510 ^Personal Finance15

^ Core Option

For more detailed unit information for this Double Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook


Learning Outcomes

  1. Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
  2. Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  3. Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes, including the ability to be able to evaluate team processes.
  4. Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology and transliteracy proficiency.
  5. Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
  6. Reflect on feedback and critique one's own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
  7. Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Potential careers exist in public practice, industry and government, as well as consulting in areas such as auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, banking, financial advisory, financial planning, investment advisory and other financial consulting.

Possible future job titles

Accountant, Company Secretary, Corporate Accountant, Management Accountant, Public Accountant, Auditor, Tax Assessor/Planner, Bank Officer, Investment Analyst, Financial Analyst, Corporate Advisory, Financial Planner, Wealth Manager

This Double Major can be studied in the following courses

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