Specialisation

Major - Accounting

Western Sydney University Major Code: MT2000.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

2753.1 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2753.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2753.3 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
2753.4 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

This major provides students with an in-depth knowledge of accounting, supported by knowledge of associated disciplines of law, economics, finance and statistics.


Location

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Major Structure

Students must successfully complete 80 credit points including all of the core Units listed below.

Accreditation

Students seeking accreditation with CPA Australia (CPA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) should complete the following three units in addition to the Core Units specified for this Major.

200183 Law of Business Organisations
200187 Taxation Law
200488 Corporate Financial Management

Core Units for this Major

200111 Financial Accounting Applications
200116 Management Accounting Fundamentals
200536 Intermediate Financial Accounting
200108 Contemporary Management Accounting
200534 Accounting Information Systems
200109 Corporate Accounting Systems
200535 Auditing and Assurance Services
200267 Advanced Accounting

Students completing the Accounting major and NOT completing the professional electives (required for accreditation, as outlined above) are required to complete an additional approved level 3 unit in order to satisfy the Bachelor of Business and Commerce course rule which requires a minimum of 60 credit points at level 3.

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Business and Commerce with a major in Accounting requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Year 1

Autumn session

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200336 Business Academic Skills
200083 Marketing Principles
200525 Principles of Economics

Spring session

200111 Financial Accounting Applications
200184 Introduction to Business Law
200571 Management Dynamics

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Year 2

Autumn session

200536 Intermediate Financial Accounting
200116 Management Accounting Fundamentals

Choose one of

200488 Corporate Financial Management

Or one elective

Choose one of

200183 Law of Business Organisations

Or one elective

Spring session

200534 Accounting Information Systems
200108 Contemporary Management Accounting
200109 Corporate Accounting Systems

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

200535 Auditing and Assurance Services

And two electives

Choose one of

200187 Taxation Law

Or one elective

Spring session

200267 Advanced Accounting

Engaged Learning Unit

200118 The Accountant as a Consultant

And two electives

SUMMER PATHWAY

Recommended Sequence Full-Time

Year 1

Autumn session

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200336 Business Academic Skills
200083 Marketing Principles
200525 Principles of Economics

Spring session

200111 Financial Accounting Applications
200184 Introduction to Business Law
200571 Management Dynamics

Choose one of

200052 Introduction to Economic Methods
200032 Statistics for Business

Summer session

200116 Management Accounting Fundamentals
200536 Intermediate Financial Accounting

Year 2

Autumn session

200488 Corporate Financial Management
200183 Law of Business Organisations

And two electives

Spring session

200534 Accounting Information Systems
200187 Taxation Law

And two electives

Summer session

200108 Contemporary Management Accounting
200109 Corporate Accounting Systems

Year 3

Autumn session

Engaged Learning Unit

200118 The Accountant as a Consultant
200535 Auditing and Assurance Services
200267 Advanced Accounting

And one elective

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

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