The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Honours) provides an opportunity for students of exceptional ability to graduate with Honours.
The Honours degree will provide advanced disciplinary and research training, thus increasing studentsí personal qualifications and employment opportunities. In particular, students contemplating an academic career are strongly advised to complete an Honours degree.
Successful Honours graduates who wish to enrol in the Master of Commerce (Accounting) degree will be given credit for four subjects. Students who enrol in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Honours) program may at any time terminate that enrolment and transfer to the Master of Commerce (Accounting) program with credit for Honours subjects already passed.
Normal course duration
Full-time: distance education: 1 year (2 sessions)
Part-time: distance education: 2 years (4 sessions)
Students must have completed the requirements of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree. Prospective students will be required to have attained a credit average or better in the required subjects of the Accounting specialisation.
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 64 points (five subjects). The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Honours) degree may be awarded in the following classes: Class 1; Class 2, Division 1; Class 2, Division 2, Class 3.
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (Honours) degree is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Graduates are eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia (ASA) which is a requirement for entry into the CPA Program. Graduates are eligible to enter the CA Program conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Graduates are eligible to join the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants at the Member level, without further study.
Full-time distance education
Session 1 (Autumn)
ACC510†† Current Issues in Management Accounting
ACC532††† Current Issues in External Reporting
ACC540†† Research Methodology
QBM217††† Advanced Business Statistics
Session 2 (Spring)
ACC430††† Accounting Honours Project/Dissertation (32 points)
For part-time distance education enrolment pattern, students should consult the Course Coordinator.
Professor Reg Mathews
School of Accounting
Telephone: (02) 6338 4991
Facsimile: (02) 6338 4405