Bachelor of Accounting
DURATION: 3 years full time
ENTRY POINTS: February/July/November
LOCATION: Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Rockhampton
• Accredited with all major professional accounting bodies.
• The average starting salary of an accounting graduate is $47 500.
• Enables you to gain an in-depth knowledge of accounting practices.
Accountants develop a range of skills in analysis, presentation and communication of organisational ﬁnancial information, and ﬁnd professional positions across areas such as computer auditing, taxation planning, management accounting, treasury, ﬁnancial consulting and strategic management. In addition to helping you develop strong technical skills, our degree will hone your analytic and problem-solving abilities, and help you become an effective communicator. Your studies will focus on a number of areas such as computing, economics and management, so that you will have the skills you need to work in many different areas of accounting.
• Auditing and assurance
• Business consultancy
• Financial planning
• Forensic accounting
• Professional accountancy
Graduates may be eligible for membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) (formerly known as the National Institute of Accountants NIA). However, these organisations accredit each campus individually, so you should check the current status of accreditation for your desired study location. Graduates of this program may also be eligible to join the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants (ATMA) at the Member Level and may be eligible to apply for registration with the Tax Agents Board provided they meet the board’s requirements for practical experience.
OTHER PROGRAMS OF INTEREST
• Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business • Bachelor of Financial Planning/Bachelor of Accounting
• Bachelor of Accounting/Diploma of Professional Practice
• Bachelor of Business
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