Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)Program details
A rigorous and stimulating accounting program designed to give you the tools to make key business decisions and measure, analyse and communicate economic information.
Accountancy involves recording, classifying, summarising and interpreting financial transactions and events, and is frequently used by lenders, managers, investors, tax authorities and other decision-makers.
You'll have the chance to develop essential capabilities to operate successfully in contemporary business and multidisciplinary environments.
How you will learn
Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
Completing a global mobility program can help you to stand out in the job market.
In most cases you can gain credit points towards your studies while experiencing another culture and teaching style overseas.
Global mobility options available for this program include:
- Global intensives
- Specialised accounting study programs to Europe and North America
- First Year Study Tour
- Study abroad
- Student exchange
- Cross-campus study at RMIT Vietnam
- RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP)
- Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP)
This program is also offered in Singapore in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management.
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This program is designed to suit students who already have significant working experience or are on a cadetship, or for those who want to extend studies in business and related disciplines by choosing from a range of second majors and minors.
The program consists of 24 courses (each 12 credit points) and includes:
- 8 compulsory common business core courses
- 8 business discipline major courses
- 8 flexible courses.
The 8 flexible courses can be selected from three options:
- a second business discipline major (8 courses)
- a compulsory business discipline minor (4 courses) plus second minor (any discipline)
- a compulsory business discipline minor (4 courses) plus 4 electives.
A second business major can be selected from:
- financial planning
- human resource management
- information systems
- international business
- logistics and supply chain management
Business minors (PDF 164KB 12p) can be selected from the same disciplines as listed above, as well as accounting, business analysis, economics and finance, financial planning and taxation, human resource practice, or IS security and risk management. Other minors can be selected from many disciplines offered across RMIT.
In order to meet the requirements for membership of the professional accounting bodies in Australia you should undertake specified accounting courses.
You are advised to check detailed information about which elective and minor courses (PDF 164KB 12p) are offered each year, as well as general information about professional practice requirements.
Classes for full-time students are usually held between 8.30 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Part-time classes are usually held between 5 pm and 9.30 pm.
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