The Bachelor of Accounting is predominately taught in a blended learning environment. This includes both classroom teaching and online learning formats.
Learning and teaching
Throughout this degree, teaching styles may include guest lecturers, tutorials, class presentations, and group and student-led discussions.
You may work independently or in a team to conduct research, solve problems, analyse and respond to case studies, prepare or respond to briefs, write original research or case study reports, or participate in managing a company in a computer-based business simulation.
This style of learning is designed to provide an environment where you can ask questions and seek feedback as well as contribute to class discussion and apply theory to practice.
This degree incorporates the use of authentic assessment. This is an approach to assessment where you are asked to perform real-world tasks to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills. Authentic assessment requires you to perform tasks that meet the needs of industry so that you are work ready.
Your assessment will typically come in the form of assignments and projects. These may be either research or problem based, and will provide you with experience in effectively researching, writing and presenting your findings to a range of audiencees. Your assignments will help develop your skills in communication and reasoning, and will offer you the opportunity to receive feedback on your learning and skills development.
You may also be assessed through written and oral exams, presentations, and in-class activities.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.