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Bachelor of Business (Accounting) for 2015

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Why study Bachelor of Business (Accounting)?

This specialist degree gives you a combination of business and accounting skills to prepare you for a career in accounting or related fields in the public or private sectors.

You will develop excellent conceptual knowledge and technical skills in financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, taxation, auditing and financial analysis. You will also meet the professional recognition requirements of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

In your degree you will study core business subjects including marketing, management and economics, and complete a 10-unit major in accounting. A further eight open electives may be taken with the Faculty of Business and Economics, or from other faculties of the university. It is possible to form a second major from your open electives.

You also have the opportunity to study overseas or undertake an internship as part of this degree.

Find out more

Visit the Faculty of Business and Economics undergraduate website.

Download the undergraduate course guide.

Professional recognitions

Australian

A Bachelor of Business (Accounting) allows graduates to satisfy the educational requirements of various professional registrations and memberships. It all depends on what units you take. To learn more, visit professional recognition or talk to your course adviser.

Domestic

Entry requirements

Clearly in ATAR score (2014):

  • 83.25 (Caulfield)

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Fees for 2015

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Average annual student contribution
$ 10,000 AUD
Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course code: 0315

CRICOS code: 001726J

Find out more

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Contact

Phone: 1800 MONASH (666 274)

  • 61 3 9902 6011 from outside Australia

If you wish to pre-assess yourself for admission to this course visit the Course Enquiry Portal

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

3 years full-time

Fees for 2015

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 36,800 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course code: 0315

CRICOS code: 001726J

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
Online Enquiry: Enquire Now

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Equivalent Australian Year 12.

Minimum entrance requirements for non-school-leavers

All applicants should note that the english and mathematics prerequisites for the courses must be satisfied.

TAFE Completed qualifications at Certificate IV, diploma or advanced diploma level are required. Students should normally achieve at least a 75% to 80% average to be considered for admission. Preference will be given to students whose prior studies are related to the course in which they are seeking admission. Programs that involve competency-based assessment without grades or marks will not meet the admission requirements. Note that the english and mathematics prerequisites for courses must be satisfied.

UNIVERSITY Applicants require a minimum of two units, although in normal circumstances this minimum alone is unlikely to be sufficient. Preference will be give to applicants whose prior studies are related to the course in which they are seeking admission. Studies need to have been completed no more than five years prior to admission. Students should normally achieve at least a 60% (credit) average to be considered for admission, although students who only complete the minimum number of units (two) may require higher grades.

MATHEMATICS PREREQUISITE Applicants are required to have successfully completed VCE units 3 and 4, with a study score of at least 25 in mathematics (any), or their interstate/overseas equivalents, for admission to these courses.

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English ( EAL ) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in any Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 4 in mathematics SL or 4 in further mathematics SL or 4 in mathematical studies SL or 3 in mathematics HL.

Extra requirements

VICTORIAN TERTIARY ADMISSIONS CENTRE APPLICATIONS

Non-year 12 (eg. transfer, mature age, TAFE) applicants must complete the Business and Economics Employment and Supplementary Information Form (available at http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/student/forms/index.html) and return it as instructed in the VTAC Guide.

DIRECT APPLICATIONS

Non-year 12 applicants must download and complete the Business and Economics Employment and Supplementary Information Form (available at: http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/student/forms/index.html).

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

Qualification Caulfield
2014 ATAR clearly in for CSP 83.25

Applications

Semester one (March)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Semester two (July)

This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

2015 international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course are available from the Undergraduate Qualifications Database.

=========Course Enquiry Portal=========

If you are an international student applying directly to Monash and wish to find out if you are eligible for admission to this course, visit Course Enquiry Portal

Minimum entrance requirements for non-school-leavers

All applicants should note that the english and mathematics prerequisites for the courses must be satisfied.

TAFE Completed qualifications at Certificate IV, diploma or advanced diploma level are required. Students should normally achieve at least a 75% to 80% average to be considered for admission. Preference will be given to students whose prior studies are related to the course in which they are seeking admission. Programs that involve competency-based assessment without grades or marks will not meet the admission requirements. Note that the english and mathematics prerequisites for courses must be satisfied.

UNIVERSITY Applicants require a minimum of two units, although in normal circumstances this minimum alone is unlikely to be sufficient. Preference will be give to applicants whose prior studies are related to the course in which they are seeking admission. Studies need to have been completed no more than five years prior to admission. Students should normally achieve at least a 60% (credit) average to be considered for admission, although students who only complete the minimum number of units (two) may require higher grades.

MATHEMATICS PREREQUISITE Applicants are required to have successfully completed VCE units 3 and 4, with a study score of at least 25 in mathematics (any), or their interstate/overseas equivalents, for admission to these courses.

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English ( EAL ) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in any Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 4 in mathematics SL or 4 in further mathematics SL or 4 in mathematical studies SL or 3 in mathematics HL.

English requirements for international students

IELTS 6.5 no band lower than 6.0; TOEFL 550 with a TWE of 4.5; or an internet-based TEOFL score of at least 79 with 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 13 in reading and 12 in listening.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

2015 international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course are available from the Undergraduate Qualifications Database.

Qualification Caulfield
International Baccalaureate 28
A Level GCE (Click on the Undergraduate Qualifications Database link above for details on how the A-Level score is calculated.) 9

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

Study areas

ACCOUNTING

Accounting is the systematic recording, reporting, and analysis of financial transactions. It can be done on a large scale - for international corporations - or for individuals or for any sized business in-between. There are agreed national and international rules and regulations that govern the work of accountants. Accounting allows a company to analyse its financial performance, and report important statistics such as profit and loss to managers and shareholders.

Find out more about studying Accounting at Monash.

  • Career opportunities

    Business graduates have a huge range of career opportunities, and an accounting major further improves these options. Our graduates work all over the world. They work in finance, accounting, banking and insurance. They work for the government, corporations and themselves. The range of career options depends on the subjects chosen but, given we offer open electives and a specialisation in accounting, graduates will be able to explore several career paths.

    Examples of roles that graduates can pursue include accountant for a large corporation or small business, tax accountant for an individual or business, business analyst in a bank or consulting firm, entrepreneur running their own business, or self-employed book keeper that looks after a variety of clients.

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