accounting/ug-bus-accounting

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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, Malaysia, South Africa

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Knowledge and understanding of accounting is an essential requirement for successful management. The wide range of accounting units offered by the Department of Accounting and Finance caters for aspirants seeking success in the accounting profession; and others, majoring in related disciplines, seeking to be competent users of accounting reports. The area of study includes units which concentrate attention on the preparation and audit of financial reports for managers, owners and other interested parties. Validated and effective financial reports enable performance measurement and control of individuals within teams, corporations, non-government organisations, governments and other entities.

Units

All students must complete the requirements as outlined below in the degree in which they are enrolled.

NOTE: Some additional units may be required for professional recognition. Please refer to the faculty professional recognition pagefaculty professional recognition page (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/esg/cds/publications/publications/professional-recognition.html) for more information.

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (Accounting) or related double degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • ACF1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • ACF1121 Introduction to financial accounting
  • ACF2391 Cost information for decision making
  • ACF2491 Company reporting
  • ACF3431 Performance measurement and control
  • ACF3491 Advanced financial accounting theory and practice

(b.) Two units (12 points), or four units (24 points) if enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting), from the following list:

  • ACF2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • ACF3511 Strategic management accounting
  • ACF3631 Auditing and assurance
  • ACX3551 International study program in accounting
  • BFF2631 Financial management
  • BTF2220 Corporations law and trusts
  • BTF3931 Taxation law
  • ECF1200 Macroeconomics
  • ETF2121 Data analysis in business

Bachelor of Business Administration

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, students must complete:

The following 10 units (60 points):

  • ACB1002 Introduction to financial accounting
  • ACB2020 Cost information for decision making
  • ACB2491 Company reporting
  • ACB2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • ACB3021 Performance measurement and control
  • ACB3041 Auditing and assurance
  • ACB3050 Advanced financial accounting theory and issues
  • BFB2631 Financial management
  • BTB2220 Corporations law
  • BTB3221 Taxation law and practice

Bachelor of Business and Commerce

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce or related double degrees, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points) from their campus of enrolment:

Gippsland

  • ACG1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • ACG1002 Introduction to financial accounting
  • ACG2020 Cost information for decision making
  • ACG2491 Company reporting
  • ACG2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • ACG3021 Performance measurement and control
  • ACG3050 Advanced financial accounting theory and issues
  • BFG2631 Financial management

Malaysia

  • ACW1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • ACW1002 Introduction to financial accounting
  • ACW2020 Cost information for decision making
  • ACW2491 Company reporting
  • ACW2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • ACW3021 Performance measurement and control
  • ACW3050 Advanced financial accounting theory and issues
  • BFW2631 Financial management

Bachelor of Business Science

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business Science degree, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points):

NOTE: This major does not meet the requirements for professional accreditation for the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance)

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance), Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program or related double degrees, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points):

  • ACC1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • ACC1030 Introduction to financial accounting
  • ACC2120 Financial accounting
  • ACC2131 Cost information for decision making
  • ACC3120 Advanced financial accounting
  • ACC3131 Performance measurement and control
  • ACC3160 Auditing and assurance
  • BFC2140 Corporate finance

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 0315 Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 4436 Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 4415 Bachelor of Business Science
  • 0179 Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4410 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • 2015 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance)
  • 4419 Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program

Double degrees

  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • 4417 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 1333 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 1334 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 4641 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours)
  • 3830 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • 1319 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics
  • 2026 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • 4635 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • 0546 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws
  • 4649 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
  • 1469 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
  • 4428 Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program and Bachelor of Economics
  • 4645 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 1185 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2630 Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Commerce