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The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) aims to produce graduates who will communicate effectively and perceptively within a business environment, produce innovative solutions to problems, and apply investigative skills to a range of complex challenges faced in a business context. Furthermore, graduates will develop a thorough understanding of the core principles of business and accounting, giving them the skills required to perform in a variety of accounting based roles in the corporate sector.
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) incorporates the Core Body of Knowledge in Business that is recommended by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the Australian Market and Social Reserarch Society (AMSRS).
Undertaking the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Cambridge International College will give students a strong foundation in accounting principles and essential business skills. Graduates of the program will be well prepared to enter the accounting and/or business world in a pre-management and management capacity.
Core body of knowledge
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) incorporates the Core Body of Knowledge in Business that is recommended by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS).
Students gain key skills in research, using both online and library materials. They also gain key skills and significant experience in collaborative learning, and gain theoretical knowledge in the underpinnings of business. All of these factors will help graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) to be lifelong learners.
Professional & Community Engagement
Important business people and professional accounting organisation guest speakers will be invited to speak at various lectures. Guest speakers will add value in the practical aspect of the course work which is particularly important. These speakers will also assist students understand future management responsibilities.
Industry relevant material
The practical laboratory components of the course incorporate material that is specifically relevant for the accounting industry. In the laboratories, students gain experience with MYOB and other accounting and statistical packages; they also gain experience with other computer packages such as MS Excel.
The course emphasises an innovative and independent minded approach to Business education as the key to competitiveness in the dynamic global accounting profession. It is intended that the course would consist of a combination of both domestic and international students. In this way students will gain benefits from the broad range of circumstances and life experiences of their fellow students.
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) is a 3 year course, delivered over 6 semesters full time. There are three intakes per year, one in February/March, July/August and November.
Mode of delivery
The course is offered on a full-time basis. Delivery of the course is on-campus. Units are delivered in a lecture and tutorial format.
Business Technology and Knowledge Management
Introduction to Management
Management and Organisational Behaviour
The Marketing Mix
Financial Accounting Practice
Information Technology for Accountants
Interpersonal Communications and Conflict Negotiations
Integrated Marketing Communication
Business, Society and Ethics
Project Management Accounting
Financial Accounting Theory
Business Improvement Strategies
Corporate Sustainability Management
Auditing & Assurance
Business & Corporate Finance
Pre-requisite - Please note that some second and third year units have pre-requisites. Information about pre-requisite units will be provided to you upon commencement
Units are assessed by a combination of assessments tasks as most appropriate to the unit requirements. Assessment tasks will include a combination of the following: short tests, essays, mid and/or end of semester examinations, case studies and written report or presentation, practical tasks or projects and group-work presentations and reports.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
Students may be able to shorten the length of this course through qualifications obtained from formal studies. AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other registered training organisation and education providers are recognised by Cambridge International College.
Qualification and Recognition
On successful completion of this course, students are awarded the Bachelor of Business (Accounting).
Opportunities for Further Study
Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) can apply to study a number of post-graduate qualifications in Australia and abroad.
Graduates will be well placed to begin a career in a variety of accounting based roles. Due to the strong Management Accountant units in this degree, future corporate senior management positions may be possible.
For more information, download our Fees and Charges leaflet (pdf).
Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
6 x 12-week semesters
Bachelor - $7750 per semester
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