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  • Objectives
    The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business program combines CQUniversity's two premier business programs, and is designed to allow students to combine studies in commerce related fields such as accounting, finance and property management with business management fields such as human resources management, information systems management and marketing. Students have a very broad range of possible fields of study in this program and a very wide range of career opportunities exist for graduates. The program is professionally accredited with a number of professional bodies and depending on the major selected, completion of the program meets the requirements for membership of professional organisations such as CPA Australia, ICA Australia, the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants, the Australian Institute of Management – details of membership pathways are given below. The strong professional focus of the degree ensures that upon completion of their program graduates receive not just an academic qualification, but recognition of their skills and knowledge by the peak professional bodies in their chosen field.
  • Entry requirements
    Domestic students - Prerequisites: nil; Recommended study - English and maths
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business
  • Course description

    About Accounting/Business

    CQUniversity's Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business double degree introduces students to accounting and financial studies for positions in developing or auditing of financial and other performance management systems. Students will also develop an understanding of the conduct of commerce in a global economy and be able to hone their analytical and problem-solving abilities, whilst developing skills in a second discipline to tailor studies to suit their particular situation.

    Career Opportunities

    The program provides students with a very broad range of career options in accounting, financial services and business management. Students have a considerable amount of flexibility in the selection of majors meaning students can access a wide variety of career opportunities depending on their chosen major(s).


    Availability/Campus Contact

    Domestic - BDG(Year 1 only); EMD(Year 1 only); GLD; MKY; ROK; External(Course offerings at some campuses may be conditional on student enrolments. Not all Business majors are available at all campuses, all students should check information on campus availability of specific program components.)
    International - ROK; External(Course offerings at some campuses may be conditional on student enrolments. Not all Business majors are available at all campuses, all students should check information on campus availability of specific program components.)

    Program Structure

    To satisfy the requirements for the award, students must complete a program of 32 courses/192 units of credit which comply with the stated requirements.

    Students must complete:

        * 6 compulsory core courses;
        * 14 accounting technical specialist courses, as noted in the accounting course list;
        * 12 business courses, as detailed for one of the majors listed as available for this program.

    Majors

        * Marketing  (graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute);
        * Human Resources Management
        * Management (graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management);
        * Information Systems (this major is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) - graduates may apply for membership of the ACS); and
        * Procurement and Supply (this major is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) - graduates may apply for membership of CIPS).


    NOTE: not all majors are available at all locations.

    6 compulsory core courses

    Course Code     Course Name
    4 Level 1 compulsory courses
    ACCT11057     Principles of Accounting
    COIS11011     Foundations of Business Computing
    HRMT11010     Organisational Behaviour
    MRKT11029     Marketing

    2 Advanced Level compulsory course
    MGMT19114     Strategic Management
    MGMT19128     Business Integration Topics 1

    14 accounting technical specialist courses
    Course Code     Course Name
    ACCT19060     Management Accounting
    ACCT19061     Corporate Accounting
    ACCT19062     Issues in Financial Reporting
    ACCT19064     Auditing & Professional Practice
    ACCT19066     Accounting Systems and Assurance
    ACCT19082     Financial Accounting Theory
    ACCT19083     Corporate Governance & Ethics
    ACCT19084     Financial Accounting
    ECON11026     Principles of Economics
    FINC19011       Business Finance
    LAWS11030     Introductory and Contract Law
    LAWS19032     Company & Association Law
    LAWS19033     Taxation Law and Practice A
    STAT11048       Essential Statistics

    12 business courses

    As detailed for one of the majors listed below:
    Majors

    Your chosen Bachelor of Business major should be nominated on your student record in e.rolment. This is the specialisation area that appears on your testamur.

    Choose from:

        * Marketing (graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute);
        * Human Resources Management;
        * Management (graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management);
        * Information Systems (this major is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) - graduates may apply for membership of the ACS); and
        * Procurement and Supply (this major is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) - graduates may apply for membership of CIPS).

    Special notes:

        * Not all majors are available at all locations. Check the course availability in this handbook for availability of individual courses. In some cases it may be necessary to undertake a limited number of courses via Distance Education (FLEX) to complete the requirements of a major.

    Course Code     Course Name
    Marketing
    MRKT11028     Interactive and Internet Marketing
    MRKT19030     Promotions Management
    MRKT19031     Consumer Behaviour
    MRKT19034     Entrepreneurship, Innovation and New Ventures
    MRKT19036     Marketing of Service Products
    MRKT19037     International Marketing
    MRKT19038     Marketing Research
    MRKT19049     Customer Relationship Marketing

    plus 4 elective courses      

    Human Resources Management
    HRMT11011     Human Resources in Organisations
    HRMT19012     Performance Management
    HRMT19013     Human Resource Development
    HRMT19014     Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
    HRMT19016     Contemporary Organisational & H R M Studies
    HRMT19020     Managing Organisational Change
    HRMT19021     Principles of Employment Relations
    HRMT19022     Comparative Employment Relations
    HRMT19023     HRM Competencies

    plus 3 elective courses      

    Management
    HRMT11011     Human Resources in Organisations
    HRMT19016     Contemporary Organisational & H R M Studies
    HRMT19020     Managing Organisational Change
    HRMT19021     Principles of Employment Relations
    MGMT11109     Introduction to Management
    MGMT19103     Logistics Management
    MGMT19126     Production and Operations Management

    plus 5 elective courses (at least 2 at Advanced level)      

    Information Systems
    COIS12073     Enterprise Systems
    COIS13013     Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management
    COIS13034     Information Systems Management
    COIS13064     Information Systems Project Management
    COIT11222     Visual Programming
    COIT11226     Systems Development A
    COIT12167     Database Use and Design
    COIT12200     Systems Development B
    MMST11002    Web Design
    MMST12009    Web Application Development

    plus 2 elective courses      

    Procurement and Supply
    COIS12073      Enterprise Systems
    MGMT11109     Introduction to Management
    MGMT19103     Logistics Management
    MGMT19105     Quality Management
    MGMT19106     Supply Chain Management
    MGMT19118     Procurement and Supply Management
    MGMT19119     Supply Chain Storage and Distribution
    MGMT19122     Public Sector Procurement Policies and Principles
    MGMT19123     Contract Negotiation and Management
    MGMT19125     Inventory Management
    MGMT19126     Production and Operations Management
    MRKT11028      Interactive and Internet Marketing
    Elective notes

    It is recommended that students who have not completed Mathematics B (advanced maths) or an equivalent subject at secondary school level complete MATH11246 Quantitative Methods A. This will assist students to successfully complete STAT11048 Essential Statistics to fulfil the requirements for accreditation with accounting bodies - CPAA and ICAA.

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