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Accounting Major

Code: MAAAJK

Whether students want to work for a large corporation, a new start-up, not-for-profit, or in government, as an accredited major, accounting provides these opportunities both locally and internationally.

Students graduate industry-ready and with the skills to work in a diverse range of sectors. The major provides students with a strong foundation in accounting theory and principles, along with practical skills in accounting and related areas. It also develops a student's capacity for inquiry, abstract logical thinking and critical analysis, as well as communication and interpersonal skills required for success in any industry.

Availability

Availability

Joondalup

Offered

Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Offered

Online

Offered

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Major details

Professional recognition

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) have Accredited this Major.

This major is only accredited when taken in the Bachelor of Commerce or associated double degrees.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in one of the following courses:

CPA Australia have Accredited this Major.

This major is only accredited when taken in the Bachelor of Commerce or associated double degrees.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in one of the following courses:

Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) have Accredited this Major.

This major is only accredited when taken in the Bachelor of Commerce or associated double degrees.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in one of the following courses:

Structure

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ECF1120Finance I15
LAW1100Legal Framework I15
ACC2250Accounting II15
ACC2350Cost Accounting15
ACC2360Managerial Accounting15
ACC2700Financial Reporting Standards15
ACC3201Accounting Information Systems15
ACC3510Auditing15
ACC3700Financial Accounting, Theory and Practice15
LAW2300Company Law II15
LAW2410Income Tax Framework II15

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 and corporation law. In recent years, opportunities for accountants in allied business functions, such as treasury, superannuation, financial planning, corporate planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reconstructions and insolvency have also been increasing.

Possible future job titles

Accountant, Company Secretary, Corporate Accountant, Management Accountant, Practising Accountant, Public Accountant, Auditor, Tax Assessor/Planner

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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