For international students, it is important to find a university that fits your requirements. Consider the cost of living as well as the university fees. The most popular universities for Accounting in Australia are: University of Technology Sydney, UNSW, University of Sydney, Monash University, University of Melbourne, Deakin University, University of South Australia, La Trobe University, Macquarie University, University of Western Australia, University of Adelaide, University of Newcastle, University of Wollongong.
Bachelor of Accounting:
Qualification: Bachelor Degree of Accounting
Accreditation: Accounting degrees offered by most universities and higher education providers are generally accredited with: CPA, ICAA, NIA & ACCA but it is important that you ask each provider who they have accreditation with.
Study method: Online, Correspondence (post) or Classroom
Prerequisites / Requirements: There are no requirements to study this course
Enrolment dates: By studying online, you can enrol and start now!
Study Support: When you study online, you have private phone & email tutoring support whenever you need help
Financial Support: This Course is Centrelink approved and you may be eligible to receive ongoing study support benefits while you study this course from home. If you are a single parent, on a carers pension, disability pension and several others, you should be eligible for the pension education supplement. You should also ask Centrelink about the Education Entry Payment and the Temporary Supplement to Education Entry Payment ($1158 combined, as an upfront payment). If you're on NewStart Allowance, you should be able to claim the Education Entry Payment and the Temporary Supplement. To find out if you're eligible for Centrelink payments, call 13 24 90 and ask about the above payments.
Course outline: 24 units (18 core units, 2 elective units & 2 Broadening Undergraduate Education units)
Pathways to further study: After completing your Bachelor of Accounting Degree, you should be eligible to go on and study your Masters in Accounting.
Cricos Approved: Yes, international students can study this course
Austudy Approved: Yes, studying an online bachelor of accounting is Centrelink 'Austudy' approved and you should be eligible to receive financial support while you study.
Job opportunities for Accounting Degree graduates:
As an Accounting graduate, you will find yourself applying for entry-level graduate positions which will usually require you to assist senior accountants with tasks such as: preparing financial statements and reports, payroll, handling accounts receivable and payable, administration duties - the list goes on.
Bachelor of Accounting Subjects:
(Subjects vary between universities - this is a general subject guide)
Managing the Digital Organisation
Accounting Decisions and Accountability
Financial Accounting 1
Introduction to Law
Business Mathematics and Statistics
Introduction to Management
Marketing Theory and Practice
Financial Accounting 2
Management Communication and Negotiation
Auditing Theory and Practice
Finance and Investment
Global Issues for Accounting
Financial Accounting 3
Issues in Accounting Theory
Cost Management Systems
Government and Not for Profit Accounting
Issues in Small Business Management