Bachelor of Accounting/Diploma of Professional Practice

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  • Objectives
    The Bachelor of Accounting/Diploma of Professional Practice program will provide students with the opportunity to undertake a nationally recognised and accredited program of study in accounting and financial services. Integrated into this program is the Diploma of Professional Practice program, which provides students with up to 12 months of paid, full-time work experience in the financial services industry as an integral component of their program experience. The work placement component of the program is not only designed to provide students with experience in their chosen profession, but comprises an essential part of the program in developing students' professional skills and standards in a real world environment. Students considering enrolling in the program should be aware that the work placement component of the program involves 2 full-time work placements, each of approximately six months duration. Students will need to consider these work placements in planning their studies and other commitments during their enrolment in the program.
  • Entry requirements
    Prerequisites - nil; Recommended study - English and maths
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Accounting/Diploma of Professional Practice
  • Course description


    Accounting is the kind of career that can take you anywhere. From computer auditing to taxation planning to treasury, an accounting degree gives you endless career possibilities.

    CQUniversity's Bachelor of Accounting/Diploma of Professional Practice is an excellent preparation for your career in accounting. As well as helping you to develop excellent technical skills, our degree will hone your analytic and problem-solving abilities, and help you become an effective communicator across a range of media. Your studies will have a wide base, including such areas as computing, economics and management, so that you will have the skills you need to work in many different areas of accounting.

    Career Opportunities

    The program will prepare students for a career in the financial services industry. Specific career options may include accounting, corporate or personal finance, banking, business analysis, business development, financial planning, stock-broking, management accounting, corporate accounting, taxation planning and taxation agent.

    Program Structure

    Students must complete a program of 25 courses which comply with the accounting program detailed below:

        * 6 compulsory courses;
        * 12 accounting technical specialist courses as detailed;
        * 5 professional practice courses;
        * 2 electives.

    6 compulsory core courses
    Course Code     Course Name

    5 Level 1 compulsory courses
    ACCT11057      Principles of Accounting
    COIS11011      Foundations of Business Computing
    HRMT11010     Organisational Behaviour
    LAWS11030     Introductory and Contract Law
    MRKT11029      Marketing

    1 Advanced Level compulsory course
    ACCT19084     Financial Accounting

    12 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
    ECON11026    Principles of Economics
    FINC19011      Business Finance
    LAWS19032    Company & Association Law
    LAWS19033    Taxation Law and Practice A
    STAT11048     Essential Statistics

    Plus 5 Professional Practice courses
    Course Code     Course Name
    BUSN19024     Professional Practice Preparation
    BUSN19025     Professional Placement 1
    BUSN19026     Professional Placement Review
    BUSN19027     Professional Placement 2
    BUSN19028     Professional Placement Project

    Plus 2 electives

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