Accounting - B2029

Accounting

Bachelor degree

Accounting plays a critical role in society and provides a strategic function in all organisations. It’s an integral part of any business, and spreads across different organisational functions – from finance and HR to senior management and marketing.

In a Bachelor of Accounting you’ll discover what makes accounting so vital to business success, and why it’s more than just a numbers game.

You'll gain a solid technical skill set across key areas such as information systems, corporate finance, auditing and assurance, financial reporting and data analysis. You’ll learn to interpret data and develop insights that will help organisations effectively allocate resources and make better business decisions.

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At a glance

Subject prerequisites

English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time
Duration
  • 3 years (full time)
Start date First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification Bachelor of Accounting
Course Handbook

This degree will give you a solid technical skill set across key areas such as information systems, corporate finance, auditing and assurance, financial reporting and data analysis. You’ll learn to interpret data and develop insights that will help organisations effectively allocate resources and make better business decisions.

Depending on your electives, this degree could prepare you to meet the accounting accreditation requirements of:

  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • The Institute of Public Accountants
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

"The Bachelor of Accounting at Monash has given me the fundamentals of business and helped me launch myself into the business world." - Chiu Wei Ho (Bachelor of Accounting)

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

Equivalent Australian Year 12

Subject prerequisites

All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites or their equivalents.

Australian VCE subjects

English
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL

Maths
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 22 in one of Mathematical Methods (any) or Specialist Mathematics or 25 in Further Mathematics

Sciences/Other
N/A

IB subjects

English
At least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL

Maths
At least 4 in Mathematics SL or 3 in Mathematics HL or 3 in Further Mathematics HL or 4 in Math Studies SL

Sciences/Other
N/A

All applicants must satisfy the equivalence of the VCE subject prerequisites.

VET Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma graduates:

Applicants will require a minimum of 60% average to be considered for selection. Preference will be given to applicants whose prior studies are related to the course. Programs that involve competency-based assessment without grades or marks will not meet the admission requirements.

Entire academic record
This course uses the entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

University: To be considered, completion of two single units satisfy minimum entry requirements, but more units may be useful for selection,especially in areas of study related to the course. Applicants should have at least a 60% average in their studies. Studies must have been completed within five years of intended commencement.

Multiple pathways to this course

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 12 are eligible to apply for this course.

Applicants with no formal secondary or tertiary qualifications are not eligible to apply for this course. This course uses the entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course.More about special admissions schemes...

All applicants must satisfy the equivalence of the VCE subject prerequisites

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English entry requirements

Level A
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0) Pearson Test of English (Academic): score of 58 overall with no band lower than 50 TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

VTAC Personal Statement: Current year 12 applicants are not required to complete this statement. All other applicants must complete the VTAC Personal Statement detailing any experience that is relevant to the course. Information on the statement receives equal weighting with academic results in deciding the ranking.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B2029.

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B2029.

For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: B2029

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$45,000

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 097256G

The course develops through the themes of foundation business knowledge, specialist discipline knowledge, capstone experience, and in addition includes elective study.

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.