The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) equips students with the skills needed for a career in accounting and beyond. Students learn to use accounting systems to record and analyse business activities, employ financial statements to guide investment decisions and use information from cost accounting systems to make decisions, price products, develop operating strategies and evaluate business performance.
The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
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The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) course allows students to develop skills that are fundamental to evaluating, analysing and communicating the financial position of an organisation or individual.
The accounting major is designed to prepare individuals in the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, tax and auditing, in addition to economics and company law. To comply with the National Threshold Learning Standards for accounting, the teaching and learning activities and assessment tasks in the course are designed to instil a range of skills including oral, communicative, presentation, critical analysis, problem solving and group work skills.
Students with studies in Accounting find rewarding work in industry, commerce, the public sector, the financial industry or business consulting and public accounting.
Upon successfully completing the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) students will be able to:
For the completion of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) students are required to complete a total of 24 units (300 credit points) consisting of:
Fixed Accounting Units
Five (5) additional units of study must be completed. These units of study may comprise of a minor and/or electives.
An accounting degree can lead to a wide range of positions in the vast, modern global market. You may find career opportunities in professional accounting practices and consultancies, fund management, general management, financial planning or in small businesses. Other roles include business analyst, auditor, fund accounting officer, taxation accountant and chief financial officer.
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) is professionally accredited through CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Graduates are therefore eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia (CPA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.