Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)Career
As part of the program you will undertake specialist accounting work-integrated learning courses like Cost Analysis and Applications and Performance Analysis and Simulations (each 12 credit points). In undertaking these courses you will interact and receive feedback from industry and/or community, clients and/or practitioners.
Other work-connected and industry-relevant options include:
- Working in a student team as part of the Fastrack Innovation Program. In this elective course you will work with mentors to develop and present a solution to a real problem. This form of fast-prototyping is designed to tap into fresh thinking from RMIT students.
- Business Internship electives where you take up a position for one or two days per week for one semester. These positions are normally unpaid and are designed to develop your soft skills and increase your overall employability upon graduation. The placement must be self-sourced.
In addition to the expertise provided by the College of Business Industry Advisory Board, industry and professional representatives actively participate in the Program Advisory Committee, which ensures that links with industry standards and international business practice remain current.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Graduates gain employment in public accounting practices, supporting staff teams in areas like auditing, taxation, management consulting, business services and receivership. Others are recruited into commercial and government organisations in treasury, internal audit, strategic business planning, financial reporting and management accounting roles.
The Department of Education forecasts that employment prospects for accountants to 2019 is expected to grow strongly.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA).
The program is recognised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Professional bodies may offer students and/or graduates membership, opportunities for entry into professional qualification programs and other career enhancing benefits.
For further details about accreditation and information about membership and opportunities for students and graduates, please visit our accreditation and membership page.