Associate Degree in Accounting


The Associate Degree of Accounting will prepare students for employment in the accounting profession in Australia. The Associate Degree of Accounting aligns with industry requirements and meets the educational requirements of the Tax Practitioners' Board with regard to registration as a BAS Agent. The Associate Degree of Accounting will allow students to develop both practical skills and comprehensive knowledge to equip them for work in the accounting profession. Students will develop knowledge and skills in accounting, tax, finance, statistics, marketing and law as they apply to the accounting profession as well as the broader Australian business environment. Second year students will undertake an industry internship which will provide them with the opportunity to synthesise and apply their learning in a real workplace situation, as well as establishing valuable professional contacts.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Undergraduate

From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 locations across New South Wales.  Browse our international locations here.

Northern Sydney - Meadowbank
Sydney - St George
Sydney - Ultimo
Hunter - Newcastle
Hunter - Ourimbah


  • Accounting

TAFE NSW is the leading provider of vocational education training in Australia, with industry qualified and experienced staff that bring up-to-date real-world skills directly to the classroom. We have over 130 years of history and our courses and facilities are internationally renowned.

Our courses and degrees can help put you on the path to where you want to be. With over 25,000 employer connections, our graduates can be assured that their qualifications are well regarded.

From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 locations across New South Wales and a wide variety of classroom and delivery study options to suit your lifestyle, aspirations and individual circumstances. So whether you’re fresh out of school, looking for a change of career, seeking new skills or a higher qualification, TAFE NSW has a course for you.

TAFE NSW provides help and support for all of your study-related needs. With everything at your fingertips, there’s no stress adapting to a new study environment. All International students have access to:

• libraries

• careers advice and help to find a job

• resume writing and preparing for a job interview

• counselling for study and other personal matters — a free and confidential service

• spacious grounds for enjoying a break

• security staff to ensure your safety while on location.

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