Course details

CRICOS course code: 088381K

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Accounting allows students to develop skills that are fundamental to evaluating, analysing and communicating the financial position of an organisation or individual. The course is designed to prepare individuals in the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, tax and auditing, in addition to economics and commercial law.

Graduates find rewarding work in industry, commerce, the public sector, the financial industry or business consulting and public accounting.

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Accounting requires students to complete units of study to the value of 300 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.

Major in Accounting

8 units (100 credit points)

Course learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course 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 judgements 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 analyse 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, cognisant of new technologies
work collaboratively in diverse groups.

Career opportunities

This course prepares graduates for careers in the accounting, investment and finance industries. Graduates may find employment with small or large companies worldwide, including private practices, government-owned entities and banks. Possible roles include graduate accountant, account manager, auditor, fund accounting officer, taxation agent, merchant banker, corporate treasurer, investment banker and financial adviser.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
33,100 Per Year 28 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
3 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
33,100 Per Year 14 Mar 2022
11 Jul 2022
07 Nov 2022
3 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia

Entry criteria

If you’re currently in Year 12 or have completed Year 12 in the last seven years, you’ll be considered for admission to undergraduate courses primarily based on whether you have successfully completed the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following for full time students:

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 65%, all skills 65%
  • minimum IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) - 64 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking, 21 in writing)
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 50 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • C1 Advanced: 169, no band less than 169
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Address

Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
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