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Bachelor of Accounting

Banyule, VIC

Subject: Accounting

Accounting

Year
2011

Award
Bachelor of Accounting

Length
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Campuses
Melbourne, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton, Albury-Wodonga

Course description
This professional accounting qualification offers learning in career-specific areas including accounting, auditing, finance, business law and taxation, and is the only accounting course in Australia offering subjects in public sector accounting. In addition to fulfilling requirements for membership of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered...

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Accounting

Year
2011

Award
Bachelor of Accounting

Length
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Campuses
Melbourne, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton, Albury-Wodonga

Course description
This professional accounting qualification offers learning in career-specific areas including accounting, auditing, finance, business law and taxation, and is the only accounting course in Australia offering subjects in public sector accounting. In addition to fulfilling requirements for membership of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, students can select advanced subjects in management, marketing, finance and economics. Students can take advantage of overseas study opportunities, including an International Accounting Study Tour Program visiting major international accounting practices (two tours are available each year).

Course structure
First year comprises eight compulsory subjects, spanning accounting, economics, management, information systems, law, and business statistics. Second year comprises five compulsory subjects and three second-year electives. In third year, students take one compulsory subject and seven electives. All students graduate with an accounting major; the course also allows for an an additional optional seven-subject major or four-subject minor.

Major areas of study
Business law, commercial law, financial management, auditing, taxation, microeconomics, macroeconomics, management information systems, business communications, financial accounting, management accounting, sustainability, finance, management, accounting, business, commerce, statistics.

Overseas study opportunities
Overseas study opportunities are available.

Fee type
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Scholarships
Applicants who are Australian citizens or who hold permanent humanitarian visas are eligible for a range of University-wide scholarships, including Commonwealth Scholarships.

Middle Band
Completion of Accounting facilitates 1 additional aggregate point. Performance in prerequisite studies and Business Studies (any) is also considered. Consideration is given to Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) criteria. In addition, a regional bonus may apply.

Extra requirements
Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit the VTAC Pi form for work experience be considered.

Prerequisites
VCE Units 3 & 4: study score of at least 25 in English (ESL) or 20 in any other English, and at least 20 in Mathematics (any).

NSW HSC: satisfy Year 12 English and Mathematics requirements.

Semester starts
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)

Career opportunities
Graduates have many career options, especially when accounting is combined with the study of another business field. They may choose to work in public accounting, specialising in auditing, investigative accounting, financial advising or taxation, with diverse roles in private, public and not-for-profit sectors. They can also seek employment in management consulting and other general business advisory areas.

Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). Graduates are also eligible for membership of other professional groups such as National Institute of Accountants (NIA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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When

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Where

Banyule, VIC 3086

Skill level

Beginner

 

The teachers

About La Trobe

La Trobe University is a multi-campus university based in Victoria, Australia. With learning, teaching...

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About La Trobe

La Trobe University is a multi-campus university based in Victoria, Australia. With learning, teaching and research designed to enrich the world and a history of academic innovation, La Trobe is leading the way in higher education.

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Our History

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International Activities

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