All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The 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 faculty||Faculty of Business and Economics|
|Campus(es)||Berwick, Gippsland, Sunway|
Knowledge and understanding of accounting is an essential requirement for successful management. Accounting information enables both internal and external users to make informed economic decisions regarding the allocation of scarce resources. 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 financial management and 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 (NGOs), governments and other entities.
Students completing the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, must complete the following eight units (48 points):
Note: some additional units may be required for professional accreditation. Please refer to the professional recognition section of 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce course entry.