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).
Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation or the overseas equivalent or relevant senior employment experience.
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 6.0.
Recommended: A good knowledge of Mathematics, Accounting or Economics.
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) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).
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
Apply via agent
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Course fee||$17,500||per annum|
|Mandatory materials fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|Mandatory activities fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|** Additional course costs||$0||per course|
**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).
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.
An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.
View detailed information on fees, payments and refunds here
Tuition Fee Protection Service
The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study for which tuition fees are paid. Read more about the TPS here