courses

4410

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; 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 course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics.

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Course code4410
Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleBCom(Acc)
Total credit points required144
Standard duration of study (years)3 years FT, 6 years PT

Students have a maximum of 8 years to complete this course.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Malaysia)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4410
Contact details

Visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/findoutmore/current-students.html

Course coordinator

Dr Ross Booth

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course provides professional education for those wishing to become accounting professionals. It has a strong emphasis on developing analytical skills and offers a solid grounding and professional competence in all aspects of commerce required for careers in the business or public sector.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will:

(a.) be critical and creative scholars who:

  • produce innovative solutions to problems
  • apply research skills to business challenges
  • communicate effectively and perceptively

(b.) be responsible and effective global citizens who:

  • engage in an internationalised world
  • exhibit cross cultural competence
  • demonstrate ethical values

(c.) have comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be able to provide discipline based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities that we serve

(d.) be able to construct conceptual frameworks and use these to analyse complex issues in the corporate sector, government and the professions.

Professional recognition

Refer to the faculty's Professional recognition of coursesProfessional recognition of courses (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/professional-recognition/) page in this Handbook.

Structure

This course consists of:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of commerce
  • a major in accounting
  • eight free electives.

Requirements

Students must complete 24 units as follows:

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics in the Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at Monash University Malaysia as follows:

(i.) six compulsory common core units (36 points):

  • ACC1000 Principles of accounting and finance*
  • BTC1110 Business law
  • ECC1000 Principles of microeconomics
  • ETC1000 Business and economic statistics
  • MGC1010 Introduction to management
  • MKC1200 Principles of marketing

(ii.) the following two units (12 points):

  • ACC1030 Introduction to financial accounting*
  • ECC1100 Principles of macroeconomics

(iii.) a major of eight units in accounting (48 points):

  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels

* Note: These two units in the major will have already been studied as part of the group of common core units - students must complete additional units as detailed below.

(iv.) the following additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Commerce at Monash University Malaysia to reach the required minimum of 16 units:

  • BFC2000 Financial institutions and markets
  • MGX3100 Management ethics and corporate governance

(b.) eight free elective units** (48 points) as follows:

  • may be taken from disciplines offered by another faculty as individual units
  • may be taken from the Faculty of Business and Economics to form a second major (for example banking and finance, etc.), or taken as individual units.

** Note: Students must be able to meet any prerequisites for elective units.

Elective units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3.

Business and Economics majors can be identified using the browse areas of study toolbrowse areas of study tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/aos/search) in the Handbook.

Additional Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree requirements:

  • a maximum of ten first-year level units (60 points)
  • a minimum of four third-year level units (24 points) from those offered by the faculty at the student's campus of enrolment
  • in addition to specific unit prerequisites, third-year level units require the successful completion of two second-year level units and second-year level units require the successful completion of four first-year level units.

Areas of study

Award(s)

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)