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Provides students with a strong foundation in accounting theory and principles as well as practical skills in accounting and related areas.
The major also develops a student’s capacity for inquiry, abstract logical thinking and critical analysis, as well as the communication and interpersonal skills, that will enable them to work in various collaborative contexts with accountants and non-accountants. This major will open doors to a wide range of careers in accounting, financial management, financial services and business leadership.
Accountant, Company Secretary, Corporate Accountant, Management Accountant, Practising Accountant, Public Accountant, Auditor, Tax Assessor/Planner
This major is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA). Graduates of this major will be eligible for registration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) and the ability to practise depends on successful registration.
This major is accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Graduates of this major will be eligible for registration with the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the ability to practise depends on successful registration.
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
Provides students with a strong foundation in accounting theory and principles as well as practical skills in accounting and related areas. This major also develops students' capacity for inquiry, abstract logical thinking and critical analysis, as well as communication and interpersonal skills that will enable them to work in various collaborative contexts with accountants and non-accountants. This will open doors to a wide range of careers in accounting, financial management, financial services and business leadership.
Potential careers exist in public practice, industry and government, as well as consulting in areas such as auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, and 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.
Additional units will be required to meet accreditations with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), CPA Australia (CPAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).
Accountant, Company Secretary, Corporate Accountant, Management Accountant, Practising Accountant, Public Accountant, Auditor, Tax Assessor/ Planner
The Accounting Major consists of 120 credit points (8 units) as per the structure listed below.
|BUSINESS CORE UNITS REQUIRED TO MEET PRE REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS:|
|ECF1151||Quantitative and Statistical Techniques for Business||15|
|LAW1100||Legal Framework I||15|
|UNITS IN THE MAJOR:|
|ACC2700||Financial Reporting Standards||15|
|ACC3201||Accounting Information Systems||15|
|ACC3700||Financial Accounting, Theory and Practice||15|
|ICAA, CPAA and IPA accreditation*|
|Students seeking ICAA accreditation must take the following units:|
|LAW2300||Company Law II||15|
|LAW2410||Income Tax Framework II||15|
|Students seeking CPAA and IPA accreditation must take:|
|LAW2300||Company Law II||15|
|and it is highly recommended that they take LAW2410 Income Tax Framework II.|
|* Single Major|
|Students should take these units among their elective units.|
|* Double Majors|
|Students should take these units as electives where possible and refer to double majors course planners for details of structures.|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: