Qualified accountants are in demand around the world, meeting financial needs in dynamic business environments.
In this major you will gain a sound foundation in accounting, auditing, taxation and relevant areas of business law and financial management, and be able to apply this knowledge across a range of accounting contexts.
You’ll learn how to develop and communicate information relating to the financial performance of organisations, and use your accounting knowledge to support business decision-making.
You will graduate with a qualification that is recognised internationally.
This major comprises 12 core units (due to accreditation requirements), which is more units than most other commerce majors; as such, you can only complete an Accounting major with either:
- one specialisation and two elective units OR
- six electives, OR
- a second major from this list:
What jobs can the Accounting lead to?
- Business analyst
- Chief Financial Officer
- Company secretary
- Insolvency consultant
- Internal auditor
- Tax agent
- Finance and investment
- Resources and renewables.
What you'll learn
- Apply principles of accounting and analytics as they relate to the communicating business activity, GC1, GC3, GC6
- Analyse issues surrounding the development of accounting systems, incorporating state-of-the-art tools in database use and technologies, to support collection, aggregation, and presentation of relevant information, GC1, GC2, GC6
- Identify, analyse and communicate multi-source accounting information to inform business functions, GC1, GC3, GC6
- Analyse the consequences of globalisation on business models, risks, ethics and compliance in facilitating business decision-making, GC1, GC4
- Understand and encapsulate intercultural awareness in decision-making in the workplace of the future, GC4, GC5