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Undergraduate - Area of Study

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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 facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)Berwick, Gippsland, Sunway

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. 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.

Units

Students completing the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, must complete the following eight units (48 points):

On-campus

  • AFW1002 Introduction to financial accounting
  • AFW2020 Cost information for decision making
  • AFW2491 Company reporting
  • AFW2631 Financial management
  • AFW2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFW3021 Performance measurement and control
  • AFW3040 Accounting theory
  • AFW3050 Financial accounting issues

Off-campus

  • AFG1002 Introduction to financial accounting
  • AFG2020 Cost information for decision making
  • AFG2491 Company reporting
  • AFG2631 Financial management
  • AFG2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFG3021 Performance measurement and control
  • AFG3040 Accounting theory
  • AFG3050 Financial accounting issues

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.

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 3813 Associate Degree in Business and Commerce
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 4406 Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Global)

Double degrees

  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 4423 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Professional Communication
  • 3832 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts
  • 3820 Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Business and Commerce