Course Name: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
Provider: University of South Australia
Delivery Method: Online
Our Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) is an integrated program that provides you with key business and commerce skills with our industry focused core courses. Combined with a specialisation in accounting and the opportunity to embed an internship, mentoring or work integrated learning, you will graduate with the knowledge and confidence to succeed in accounting focused roles.
This program opens up a world of opportunity. It is your chance, as part of the generation of new innovators, to lead the way in the highly regarded and evolving accounting profession.
You will benefit from our strong links with professional industry bodies which means your skills will be fresh, relevant and respected. These links will assist you on a vibrant and challenging career path, with employment opportunities nationally and around the world.
As an accounting graduate, you will be a decision maker and problem solver. You will be confident and analytical, excel in team situations, and understand the economic, legal and political influences that affect global business. These qualities will be key to your role in assisting clients make successful financial and management decisions.
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
This program requires you to complete a major in accounting and encourages related studies which will strengthen your employment opportunities. Complementary studies include marketing, management, information systems and data management, finance and international business. Your first year will provide an important foundation of business knowledge. From there, you will improve your understanding of business and accounting with studies exploring financial and management accounting, taxation and company law, auditing, sustainability accounting, and global and contemporary accounting issues.
If you are keen to see the world, we encourage you to study at an overseas university. This experience will give you a unique international perspective, and an opportunity to apply your skills in a global context.
We recognise that all students are different and pride ourselves on offering flexible learning options. We offer online and evening classes and you can also study intensively in summer or winter school.
As an accounting decision maker and business advisor, you will need to be a critical and creative thinker who can identify solutions for your clients and the firms which seek your expertise. In addition to mastering the language of business, accountants are excellent communicators who are confident with words as well as numbers. You will need to be able to communicate with a range of people in a range of environments.
As you will often work with confidential and important information about organisations and individuals, you must also be trustworthy and have the ability to inspire confidence in others.