Bachelor of Business (Accounting)



Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) equips students with the skills needed for a career in accounting and beyond. Students learn to use accounting systems to record and analyze business activities, employ financial statements to guide investment decisions and use information from cost accounting systems to make decisions, price products, develop operating strategies and evaluate business performance.
Aims and objectives:
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) course allows students to develop skills that are fundamental to evaluating, analyzing and communicating the financial position of an organization or individual.
The accounting major is designed to prepare individuals in the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, tax and auditing, in addition to economics and company law. To comply with the National Threshold Learning Standards for accounting, the teaching and learning activities and assessment tasks in the course are designed to instill a range of skills including oral, communicative, presentation, critical analysis, problem solving and group work skills.
Students with studies in Accounting find rewarding work in industry, commerce, the public sector, the financial industry or business consulting and public accounting.
Upon successfully completing the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) students will be able to:
Define and integrate theoretical principles applicable to accounting and apply those principles in a range of practices
Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources in order to make informed judgments on options for innovatively solving a range of problems that arise in business contexts
Formulate creative solutions that are fit for purpose and demonstrate cognisance of the impact of business decisions on the triple bottom line
Coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyze and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas
Communicate a range of business arguments by evaluating and implementing alternative communication strategies as appropriate to the audience
Build on and continuously develop the intellectual independence to be critical and reflective learners, cognizant of new technologies
Work collaboratively in diverse groups
Career opportunities
An accounting degree can lead to a wide range of positions in the vast, modern global market. You may find career opportunities in professional accounting practices and consultancies, fund management, general management, financial planning or in small businesses. Other roles include business analyst, auditor, and fund accounting officer, taxation accountant and chief financial officer.
Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) is professionally accredited through CPA Australia. Graduates are therefore eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia (CPA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Students can also choose to apply for a transfer to our Melbourne campus after a minimum of one year of study, subject to meeting the appropriate criteria


Which department am I in? Faculty of Business and Design

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (Paper based) score of 527 with minimum Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Pre-requisite: MA (Mathematics (any)) (A Level/equivalent: Pass in AM/MA or O Level/equivalent: Credit in AM/MA) or AM (Advanced Mathematics); STPM with 2Ps; UEC: 5Bs. Students from other countries must have the qualifications equivalent to the Malaysia.
English language requirements: IELTS: 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0); TOEFL (Paper based): 537; TOEFL (Paper based):75; MUET: 4; GCE O i Level: B; GCE A i Level: D; GCE AS Level: C; International Baccalaureate: Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level); Common European Framework: B1; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): Overall CAE score 52; PTE Academic: 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50; Pearson Versant: 51-55.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) offers below pathways courses for this subject Foundation in Information Technology

Full Time (3 years)

RM29,216.00 (US$ 6,907) per year

February 2018, September 2018, October 2018, January 2019

Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus) Jalan Simpang Tiga, KUCHING, Sarawak, 93350, Malaysia