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An accounting degree that takes your lifestyle into account. Study On Demand with UniSA Online.

Study a globally competitive degree respected internationally for its quality and relevance to the accounting profession.

Develop strong business knowledge and skills in financial and management accounting, taxation, company law and auditing. Explore current economic, legal and political influences affecting global business. Graduate as a strong communicator and develop strong reporting, analytical and problem solving skills.

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100% online
No need to come onto campus


Credit for prior work experience
Fast track your study

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Flexible study options
Work while you study

24/7 access
to online learning resources

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Support 7 days a week
Get help when you need it

Career Opportunities

With a strong economy fuelling an appetite for more accountants across the country, now is the time to get ahead in your accounting career. From public accounting, to government and non-profit careers, to corporate accounting and academia – there are a variety of career paths available, across all industries.


Practising accountant

Work for the private sector, government or individuals; prepare tax returns; keep accounting systems up-to-date; maintain financial records; advise on business structures.


Tax accountant and advisor

Compile company and other business tax returns, and individual tax returns; provide tax planning advice and strategies


Forensic accounting

Work in a corporate or regulatory environment to investigate fraud and similar crimes; research and prepare forensic reports for courts; provide expert evidence


Business advisor

Work with new or established businesses; analyse business plans and financial statements; advise on investments, marketing, funding and financial trends; understand consumer needs and how to improve profitability; problem solving with clients


Auditor/Risk consultant

Ensure financial and operational integrity and compliance; evaluate and reporting on financial, operational and managerial processes and systems; work on business process reviews and risk assessments


Insolvency and Reconstruction

Work with and achieving the best possible results for stakeholders in cases of personal and business financial distress; administrations and liquidations; restructure under-performing businesses and turnarounds


Management accountant

Assist senior management make critical business decisions; prepare forecasts, budgets and risk analysis; advise managers about the financial implications of business decisions

Study Accounting On Demand

Study On Demand – a 100% online accounting degree designed specifically for online learning. Take full control over your study - access support seven days a week, engage with course content from day one, view learning resources 24/7, and log into the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.

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Online Course Facilitator

Phoebe Lake

"Throughout my accounting career I’ve had a strong interest in technology advancements and I believe the application of traditional teaching philosophies and standards within a dynamic and innovative learning environment is the future of education. My approach focuses on encouraging students to actively engage in activities to get the most out of their education, and also develop the valuable skills that are increasingly important in the online world and their career."

Phoebe Lake
Online Course Facilitator, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

What our students are saying

Nicole Underwood

"Online study was perfect for me. I set my own study times and listened to lectures at my own pace. Completing my degree has given me the confidence to make suggestions, implement changes and make important decisions along with the rest of my senior management team."

Jacqueline Lavis
Bachelor of Accounting


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