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Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

(CRICOS Code 088193C)

The contemporary professional accountant
is a multi-skilled and dynamic professional.
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An accounting qualification is sought after in today’s global economy. The contemporary professional accountant is a multi-skilled, dynamic professional, well-positioned to offer value in most aspects of business.

Course Outline 

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) course prepares students for a career in a variety of accounting and finance related positions in accounting practices large and small – from SMEs and large corporations to financial institutions and government agencies.

Accountants have a wide range of career opportunities in areas such as public accounting, taxation, assurance services, consulting services, strategic management, forensic accounting, international accounting and financial planning.

Course Duration:
Full-time, 3 years OR 2 years fast track

8 core units (1st yr)
10 Accounting units
6 elective units from any specialisation units
Three intakes (March, July, November)
Mode of Study:

Unit List

Core Units – (1st Year):

ICT1100  Business Information Systems
MKT1100 Marketing Principles
ACC1100 Accounting for Decision Making
ECO1100 Economic Principles
LAW1100 Commercial Law
STA1100 Business Statistics
MGT1100 Management Principles
MGT1000 Ethics, Sustainability & SocialResponsibility
10 Accounting Units

ACC2120 Accounting Information Systems
LAW2100 Corporations Law
ACC2100 Financial Accounting
ACC2110 Management Accounting
FIN2100 Corporate Finance
ACC3300 Accounting Theory
ACC3200 Auditing & Assurance
LAW3100 Taxation Law
ACC3100 Corporate Accounting
ACC1110 Accounting Principles
Elective Units*

MKT2100 Marketing Research
MKT2120 Internet Marketing
MKT2125 Brand Management
MKT2130 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT3100 International Marketing
MKT3150 Services Marketing
MKT3200 Strategic Marketing
MKT1110 Consumer Behaviour
HRM2100 Human Resources Management
MGT2100 Operations Management
MGT2110 Quality Management
MGT2120 International Management
MGT3100 Project Management
MGT3150 Strategic Management
ENT3100 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
HRM1100 Organisational Behaviour

*Elective units availability is subject to minimum number of students.


Assessment Methods

Assessment methods used for each course will vary depending on the individual unit of study. Generally, assessment will comprise one of more of the following methods with different percentage weightings being applied to each:

  • Class Test
  • Online Test or Quiz
  • Written Assignment
  • Oral Class Presentation
  • Examination

For example the unit, Marketing Principles (MKT1100) has the following assessment:

  • Class presentation (Individual class presentation based on group assignment; Topics 5-10) – 10%
  • Group Assignment (Topics 5-10) (2500 words written) – 30%
  • Exam (All topics; 3 hours duration) – 60%

The assessment requirements are detailed in the Unit Profiles.