Bachelor of Business - Professional Accountancy

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

This program is a broad-based business degree with specialisations in accounting aimed at providing you with the necessary technical skills and business knowledge for a career in accounting. The focus on work-integrated learning (Cooperative Education) aids RMIT graduates to develop generic skills and professional capabilities that are highly sought after by employers.

Structure

24 x 12 credit point units of study plus 96 credit points of Work Integrated Learning (WIL course). The 24 courses are made up of the following: 8 business common core courses, 8 professional accountancy major courses, 2 compulsory specialist courses, 2 business design project courses (capstone courses) and the choice of 4 flexible courses made up of either a business minor, a minor from another discipline or 4 student electives.

Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Auditing and taxation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Business
  • Business (accounting)
  • Business (economics)
  • Business (law)
  • Business (taxation)
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Taxation and auditing

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Prerequisite: Units 3 & 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English

Recognition

Accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Graduates are entitled to associate membership of all the professional accounting bodies: CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants, provided auditing and taxation subjects are passed. Graduates must then undertake the chosen professional body's qualification program and gain 3 years relevant practical experience to gain full membership.

Study pathways

Graduates of many RMIT vocational education and associate degree programs may be eligible to apply for exemptions. For details about pathways and the duration of your studies, please visit the recognised pathways page: https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/pathways/recognised-pathways/business

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $103,680
International: $130,560
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

The accountancy program provides a business qualification which enables graduates to advance in a variety of careers. Graduates gain employment in public accounting practices, supporting staff teams in areas such as auditing, taxation, management consulting, business services and receivership. Others are recruited into commercial and government organisations in treasury, internal audit, strategic business planning, financial reporting and management accounting roles.

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Enquire about this course
You must agree before submitting.

Become a member

Already a member? Login Forgot password?

Join the conversation