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Start counting your way to success with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. This flexible distance learning degree is internationally recognised and accredited by leading accounting bodies Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (for both their Chartered Accountants (CA) and Associate Chartered Accountants (ACA) designations) and CPA Australia. With this degree in hand you may also be eligible for exemptions for subjects in the UK based Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) qualifications.
Bachelor of Business Accounting (189 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
When you achieve this qualification you will:
If you’re a New Zealand Diploma in Business graduate you can fast track your study to a Bachelor of Business through our Advanced Standing Pathway programme.
After gaining relevant post qualification training and experience, you will be prepared for a career within public practice, industry, government or educational organisations in a mix of specialisations such as auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, financial management, insolvency or consultancy.
Under Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s pathway programme, ACCA members who would like to gain membership can do so by completing just two courses with Open Polytechnic; 71110 Introduction to Law and 71210 Corporate and Finance Law.
To enrol as an ACCA member and gain Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand membership, select the two courses in the choose courses tab and click add to enrolment plan. You will be taken through our online enrolment form. On the payment page of the form, simply enter the contract ID code ACC1.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is a trading name for The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.