Holmesglen's Bachelor of Business (Accounting) has been developed to provide individuals with the opportunity to achieve an accounting qualification through a more practical and hands-on approach to learning.
Career opportunities, include:
- management accountant
- financial accountant
Pathways to further study:
- The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree can be used to apply for entry to relevant Masters or other relevant post-graduate qualifications.
Studying the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Holmesglen
This program has been recognised and accredited by the CAANZ, CPA Australia, Institute of Certified Management Accountants and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and provides a nationally recognised qualification in accounting.
At Holmesglen, we are committed to supporting our students to achieve their learning goals, so we provide small classes with hands-on experiences. With small classes, you won't be lost in the crowd. You'll soon get to know your fellow students and feel part of Holmesglen - and your teachers will know you as an individual.
Accountants are currently in demand in Australia in both the public and private sectors with outstanding career opportunities available in a wide range of services and industries.
Mode of study: Full-time, on campus face-to-face delivery.
Daytime - Classes run Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, depending on units.
All new students commencing in a higher education course must attend their Faculty Course Orientation and Holmesglen's Higher Education Orientation.
This degree will build your knowledge of Accounting, Auditing, Economics, Finance, Law, Statistics, Taxation Law and Practice, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.
Key study areas include:
• Auditing principles and practice
• Personal financial planning
• Taxation practice
• Corporate accounting
• Understanding business, corporations and taxation laws
• Understanding of the modern economy
• Advanced management accounting methodologies.
The course is structured to provide a Bachelor level degree qualification, upon the completion of 24 subjects. This qualification comprises 20 core subjects and a selection of four electives from a range of elective subjects. After the completion of the first 16 subjects, students are eligible to exit the course with the Associate Degree in Business (Accounting).
||The Modern Economy
||Business Maths And Statistics
||Computerised Accounting Applications
||Financial Accounting Fundamentals
||Management Accounting Fundamentals
||Organisational Behaviour And Design
||Advanced Management Accounting
||Accounting Information Systems
||Advanced Financial Accounting
||Advanced Accounting Theory
||Auditing Principles And Practice
||Corporate Governance And Ethics
||Human resource management
||Business Relationship Management
||Business Technology Management 2
||Organisational and environmental analysis
||Business technology management 3
||Driving Change And Developing Organisations
||Customer Relationship Management
||Advertising And Promotions Management
||Personal Financial Planning
||International Business And The International Economy
||International human resource management
||Business research methods
||Contemporary Employment Issues
||Business To Business Marketing
||Marketing Of Services And Social Issues
||Interactive And On-line Marketing
| Code || Name |
|BEX103||The Modern Economy|
|BAC105||Business Maths And Statistics|
|BAC102||Computerised Accounting Applications|
|BAC103||Financial Accounting Fundamentals|
|BAC104||Management Accounting Fundamentals|
|BAC205||Organisational Behaviour And Design|
|BAC204||Advanced Management Accounting|
|BAC203||Accounting Information Systems|
|BAC301||Advanced Financial Accounting|
|BAC304||Advanced Accounting Theory|
|BAC305||Auditing Principles And Practice|
|BAC306||Corporate Governance And Ethics|
|BBA202||Human resource management|
|BEX102||Business Relationship Management|
|BEX104||Business Technology Management 2|
|BEX202||Organisational and environmental analysis|
|BEX203||Business technology management 3|
|BEX206||Driving Change And Developing Organisations|
|BMM203||Customer Relationship Management|
|BMM233||Advertising And Promotions Management|
|BAC303||Personal Financial Planning|
|BBA301||International Business And The International Economy|
|BBA303||International human resource management|
|BBA308||Business research methods|
|BEX304||Contemporary Employment Issues|
|BMM204||Business To Business Marketing|
|BMM304||Marketing Of Services And Social Issues|
|TIS356||Interactive And On-line Marketing|
A range of assessment methods for each subject has been developed.
For details of credit points, learning outcomes, weekly contact hours, assessments, pre-requesites and co-requisites, download the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) subject summary (Word-147kb).
For details on the profile of students undertaking this course, download the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) student profile (Word - 124kb).
For details on ATAR-based offers, download the 2021 ATAR-based offers for the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Word- 121kb).
Prior to enrolment or commencement of this higher education program, you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. This will assist with determining your suitability to the course, and identify any learning support needs.
Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (within the past two years)
This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations.
Minimum prerequisite ATAR of 55.00.
For all other applicants - i.e. Applicants with Higher Education Study, Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study and Applicants with Work and Life Experience.
The following entry requirements apply:
- Your entire academic record will be considered.
- You will be required to attend an interview and bring a current resume detailing work history as well as certified copies of relevant qualifications.
- Selection will be based on previous study and work experience.
An applicant may be admitted to the course with advanced standing of up to eight subjects (48 credit points) for successful completion of the Diploma of Accounting and a maximum of 12 subjects (72 credit points) for the Advanced Diploma of Accounting. Advanced standing will be judged on a case-by-case basis.
Articulation pathways are also available from other related diplomas and advanced diplomas such as Diploma of Banking, Diploma of Mortgage Broking or Diploma of Financial Planning.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
You may be able to shorten the length of your studies by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, or work and life experience. Read more about gaining advanced standing and credits.
Qualification and recognition
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree meets the requirements for professional accounting accreditation with Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and Certified Management Accountants (CMA).
Graduates may apply for associate membership of Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).
Graduates of this degree also meet the academic entry requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ) Program.
You are advised to refer to the appropriate professional association's website for further details regarding admission and membership requirements.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Full Fee||$10,200||per annum|
|*Student Services and Amenities Fees (GST exempt)||$315||per annum|
|Mandatory materials fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|Mandatory activities fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|**Additional course costs||$0||per course|
For details of fees per unit, download the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) - Full Fee 2022 tuition fees (Word - 127kb).
*Students are required to pay a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). This fee contributes to the cost of providing student support services including counselling, welfare services, learning support and other activities provided by the student support and wellbeing teams. For 2022, the SSAF fee is $315 for 12 months. This fee is charged per semester at $157.50 per semester. All local higher education students are required to pay this fee at the time of enrolment, regardless of study mode. Part time students are charged 75% of this amount. For more information, please visit the SSAF webpage.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
Higher Education Loans Program (HELP) are available to eligible students to pay for tuition and studnet amenities fees for this course. Read more about HELP.
Find out more about paying for your course. Mandatory materials and activities fees, and additional course costs are not covered by HELP Loans.
All fees are indicative only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and charges annually. You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
Tuition assurance requirements
Under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, Holmesglen Institute must meet tuition assurance requirements for persons, other than overseas students, who are enrolled in the higher education courses we offer in the event we cease to provide a course of study in which a student is enrolled.
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