Accounting - B2029

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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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

Entry Requirements (International students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

View all minimum age requirements.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Entry requirements for each qualification level are as follows:

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to satisfy English entry requirements in one of the following ways:

If you do not meet the above English proficiency test scores, consider Monash English Bridging. Some Monash courses however do not accept Monash English Bridging.

The English measures outlined above must be completed within 2 years prior to the Monash course commencement date (other time limitations may apply as outlined in the Monash University Procedure). If you have completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, the highest valid measure will be accepted.

Monash University reserve the right to ask students to complete an English proficiency test to meet English course requirements upon request.

Further information can be located at English language requirements.

All Monash University undergraduate courses require you to have previously studied and achieved required Australian level standards in certain specific subject known as prerequisite subjects.

You must satisfy the following prerequisite subject requirements for this course:

Meeting prerequisite subject requirements from other international qualifications:

You can still meet the above prerequisite subject requirements if you have completed other international qualifications. These subjects will be assessed on a case by case basis when you apply.

Alternative pathways

If you don't satisfy the requirements for direct entry consider these pathway options.

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.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (Febr