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UniSA Business School is ranked in the top 1% worldwide*. Enjoy flexible, online study with the best.

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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Top 5 in Australia
for quality education*

100% online
No need to come onto campus

Credit for prior study
Fast-track your graduation

Flexible study options
Work while you study

Support 7 days a week
Get help when you need it

24/7 access
to online learning resources

*UniSA Business is one of 189 globally to be accredited by EQUIS. There are over 16,500 Business Schools worldwide, EFMD, February 2020.
**2020 THE University Impact Rankings

Professional accreditation and recognition

What you'll learn

In the Bachelor of Accounting you'll gain a solid foundation in business concepts and principles. You'll then move into your accounting specialisation where you'll develop skills in financial and management accounting, taxation, company law, and auditing. You'll graduate as a strong communicator, with important reporting, analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills, which will be invaluable to launch or advance your career.


Financial accounting

Develop an integrated understanding of fundamental accounting systems and the accounting cycle.


Management accounting

Learn to interpret management accounting information and understand the role it plays in decision-making.



Learn the fundamentals of the income tax system by studying capital gains, tax offsets, depreciation, trusts, and tax planning and administration.



Study advanced concepts in external auditing, planning, and ethics. Develop skills in auditing techniques and the standards of auditing practice.


Business foundations

Learn the basics of business to position yourself for success in your degree. Study business fundamentals, business law, and accounting for business.

The UniSA Experience


87% satisfaction rate for teaching quality1


Top 10 in Australia for student satisfaction in IT2


#1 in SA for campus facilities3


Top 10 in Australia for graduate skills in engineering4

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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Recognised by a number of the world's most respected professional bodies, this degree will help you to prepare for a career in accounting and business. Throughout your online study, I encourage you to focus on developing skills that are sought after by employers and maximise any opportunities to build up your professional network.

Dr Gerard Stone


Dr Gerard Stone

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


Jacqueline Lavis

Bachelor of Accounting

The flexibility of a 100% online degree enables our family to travel while managing a small Australian distribution business, which I do from a co-working space in Ubud, Bali. My first year of study has filled in a lot of gaps in my business knowledge, which has given me a lot more confidence in running my business. While I can produce and understand financial reports more efficiently, the major benefit has been improving my knowledge and understanding across all areas of business.

Gareth Wilson

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)


Gareth Wilson

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Excellence and quality, it's what we're known for.


Top 10 in Australia for student support

Ranked #8, ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2021-22, Student Support Indicator (Undergraduate). Public universities.


30+ years of experience delivering online and distance education


UniSA is one of Australia’s largest online universities

Ranked 4th, 2020 Department of Education, Skills and Employment – Commencing Domestic Bachelor Degree Students (External)


Ranked one of the world’s top young universities

Ranked #52, 2023 THE Young University Rankings.


#1 young university in Australia for industry collaborations

2024 THE Young University Rankings – Industry Income Indicator.


Support 7 days a week

Get help when you need it

1Commencing UniSA Online Students, 2022 ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey – Teaching Quality Indicator (Undergraduate, Domestic, External Study Mode Students).
22019 QS star rankings.
32020 THE Young University Rankings.
4Ranked #4, 2020QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey – Graduate Employability Skills Indicator.