accounting/ug-bus-accounting

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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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, Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, Peninsula, South Africa, 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. 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 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, governments and other entities.

Units

All students must complete the requirements as outlined below in the degree in which they are enrolled.

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (Accounting) or related double degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • AFF1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • AFF1121 Introduction to financial accounting
  • AFF2391 Cost information for decision making
  • AFF2491 Company reporting
  • AFF3431 Performance measurement and control
  • AFF3491 Advanced financial accounting theory and practice

(b.) Two units (12 points) (or four (24 points) if enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting)) from the following list:

  • AFF2631 Financial management
  • AFF2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFF3511 Strategic management accounting
  • AFF3631 Auditing and assurance
  • AFF3851 Advanced accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFX3551 International study program in accounting
  • BTF2220 Corporations law and trusts
  • BTF3931 Taxation law
  • ECF1200 Macroeconomics
  • ETX2121 Data analysis in business

Bachelor of Business and Commerce

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce or related double degrees, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points) from their campus of enrolment:

Gippsland

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

Sunway

  • 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

NOTE: Some additional units may be required for professional accreditation. Please refer to the faculty professional recognition page at http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/esg/cds/publications/professional-recognition.html for more information.

Bachelor of Business Science

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business Science degree, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points):

NOTE: This major does not meet the requirements for professional accreditation.

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance)

To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) or related double degrees, students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points):

  • AFC1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • AFC1030 Introduction to financial accounting
  • AFC2120 Financial accounting
  • AFC2131 Cost information for decision making
  • AFC2140 Corporate finance
  • AFC3120 Advanced financial accounting
  • AFC3131 Performance measurement and control
  • AFC3160 Auditing and assurance

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 0169 Bachelor of Accounting
  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 0315 Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 4415 Bachelor of Business Science
  • 4413 Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting)
  • 0179 Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4410 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • 2015 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance)
  • 4419 Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program

Double degrees

  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4417 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 1333 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 1334 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 3820 Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3823 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering
  • 3830 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • 1319 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics
  • 2026 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Education
  • 0548 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering
  • 0546 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3834 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering
  • 1469 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 1185 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2630 Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Commerce