Full Time: 3 years
, Part Time: 6 years
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.
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.
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.
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.
For details on the profile of students undertaking this course and ATAR-based offers, download the Bachelor of Business Accounting student profile summary (Word - 36kb).
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).
A range of assessment methods for each subject has been developed.
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 envrionmental 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
For details on credit points, learning outcomes, weekly contact hours, assessments, pre-requisites, and co-requisites, download the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) subject summary (Word - 54kb)
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), 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.
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree can be used to apply for entry to relevant Masters or other relevant post-graduate qualifications.
Opportunities exist within a number of industries for Bachelor of Business (Accounting) graduates, including:
• Management accountant
• Financial accountant
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.
The above fees are per annum. These are indicative fees only.
Individual subject tuition fees are available for higher education courses.
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. Overseas students refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.
Annual tuition fee:
These are indicative fees only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and other charges annually.
You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
To find out more about fees or payment options, visit Fees for International Students.
TUITION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
For more details, please refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.