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Overview

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Accounting supports you in discovering how to use accounting to understand business reality and be relevant in a 'digitally disrupted' business environment. In this way, graduating with a Bachelor of Accounting will change your life and change the lives of those around you. We do this by creating for you interactive and collaborative places so that, wherever you are, you can learn actively on our campuses across Australia and online in a personal, flexible way.

The Bachelor of Accounting provides you with a degree that is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and meets the associate membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Graduates are also eligible to join the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants at the member level.

As well as providing you with an accredited accounting degree, you also have the opportunity of completing a major (or two minors) from a number of other business disciplines. If you choose the Financial Planning major, you may be eligible to apply for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (after meeting the Board's requirements for practical experience) and the Financial Planners Association. If you choose the Property major, you may be eligible for membership of the Australian Property Institute. 

Career Information

Modern professional accountants are multi-skilled and dynamic. They enjoy a wide range of career opportunities in areas such as assurance services, consulting services, information technology (IT) services, forensic accounting, international accounting, strategic management, taxation and financial planning. The ability to give worthwhile business advice and guidance is increasingly becoming critical.

Given the need for financial accountability and cost effective decision making in most organisations throughout the world, qualified accountants are essential to a wide range of businesses, government departments and not-for-profit organisations.

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BAcct
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2021

Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2020

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2020

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2020

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2019

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2019

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2018

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2017

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2017

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Gladstone
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2016

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 1 - 2016

Bundaberg
Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville

Term 3 - 2015

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2015

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2015

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2014

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2014

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2014

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Bundaberg
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Mackay
Rockhampton
Sydney
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2021

Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2021

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2020

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2020

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2020

Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online

Term 2 - 2019

Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2019

Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Online
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2018

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2017

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2017

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2016

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2016

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2015

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2015

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2015

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 3 - 2014

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2014

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney

Term 1 - 2014

Students wishing to study the financial planning major will only be able to study financial planning courses via distance education.
Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Rockhampton
Sydney
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
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Entry Scores
Rank Threshold SR 60 | ATAR 60
Entry Requirements

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

Each student will be assessed individually.
Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

English and mathematics

Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Accounting provides you with a degree that is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and meets the associate membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). If you choose LAWS19034 and PROP12002, you may also be eligible to apply for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (after meeting the Board's requirements for practical experience). Graduates are also eligible to join the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants at the member level. The Financial Planning major is accredited with the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

As well as providing you with an accredited accounting degree, you also have the opportunity of completing a major (or one or two minors) from a number of other business and non-business disciplines.

Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

BUSN13004 - Internship, study tour or supervised project.

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2020 433
2019 556
2018 595
2017 696
2016 752
Inherent Requirements
There are Inherent Requirements (IRs) that you need to be aware of, and fulfil, to achieve the core learning outcomes of the units and course. IRs are the essential capabilities, knowledge, behaviours and skills that are needed to complete a unit or course.

Please note that in some instances there may be similarities between course, entry and inherent requirements.

If you experience difficulties meeting these requirements, reasonable adjustments may be made upon contacting accessibility@cqu.edu.au. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.

Ethical Behaviour

Examples are:

  • Complying with academic and non-academic misconduct policies and procedures such as CQUniversity’s Student Charter, Student Misconduct Policy and Student Behavioural Misconduct Procedures, and Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
  • Demonstrating honesty and integrity in academic and accounting practice.
  • Critically reflecting on ethical dilemmas and issues and take responsibility for ethically correct decisions and/or ensuring awareness of applicable ethical thinking and behaviour.

Behavioural Stability

Examples are:

  • Being reflective with personal behaviours appropriate for professional performance and being positive and receptive to processing constructive supervisor/lecturer feedback or criticism.
  • Successfully processing and coping with your own emotions and behaviour when dealing with individuals or peers in the professional environment.
Legal Compliance

Examples are:

  • Functioning with an awareness and understanding that Accounting practice is mandated by specific legal and regulatory requirements and standards to enable the professional delivery of practice.
  • Having knowledge of and compliance with Australian Law and professional regulatory requirements and standards, which informs and determines accounting practices.
  • Applying appropriate legal principles and disclosure requirements in preparing financial reports.
  • Complying with the policies and practices of organisations in which you may be placed for find employment.
  • Complying with the requirements for registration with the Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board (APESB).
Communication Skills (Verbal, Non-verbal, Written and Technology)

Examples are:

  • Understanding and responding to verbal and communication accurately, appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Providing clear instructions in the context of the situation.
  • Providing accurate, timely, clear feedback and reporting in the delivery of accounting practice.
  • Delivering interactivity with your communication (timeliness, accuracy and effectiveness) to resolve complex problems and maintain trusting and effective relationships.
  • Verbally communicating in the English language with accuracy, appropriateness and effectiveness.
  • Actively participating in discussion activities related to the course.
  • Using language that is appropriate to the context of the individual or group.
  • Establishing rapport with clients in the delivery of accounting practice and respond appropriately to clients, supervisors and other professionals.
  • Recognising, interpreting and responding appropriately to behavioural cues.
  • Being self-aware of your own use of non-verbal cues during interactions.
  • Having sensitivity and empathy to cultural, religious and individual differences.
  • Being able to consistently display appropriate facial expressions, eye contact, body movements and gestures while being mindful of personal space and boundaries.
  • Being able to demonstrate effective non-verbal communication that is respectful, clear, empathetic, honest and non-judgemental when communicating with students, families and professional colleagues.
  • Effectively and appropriately communicating, in written English, in a wide variety of contexts to engage in activities related to the course and in professional settings.
  • Acquiring, understanding, applying and conveying information in a written format.
  • Competently and appropriately producing written assessment work in a logical, coherent manner, and with correct grammar and punctuation to the required academic standards.
  • Expressing complex and detailed information and knowledge into a logical and legible report, in a timely manner that meets professional standards and clearly communicates the intended message.
  • Accurately conveying and documenting information in a written form that meets legal and accounting practice requirements.
Cognitive Abilities (Knowledge and Cognitive Skills, Literacy and Numeracy)

Examples are:

  • Demonstrating the mental functioning and thinking capacities to deliver competent accounting practice.
  • Having the cognitive capacity to acquire theoretical knowledge as well as develop the cognitive processing skills to successfully undertake the course, its learning activities and assessments.
  • Having the capacity to acquire, process, integrate and implement a comprehensive body of knowledge and skills in both academic and professional practice settings.
  • Competently and consistently demonstrating the ability to read, decode, interpret and comprehend multiple sources of information in accounting practice.
  • Acquiring and interpreting evidence and accurately conveying appropriate information both in data and numerical formats.
  • Having the ability to reason with numbers and other mathematical concepts, principles and operations and competently communicate and demonstrate these in a range of contexts to solve a variety of mathematical problems associated with accounting practice.
  • Demonstrating the capacity to undertake complex financial analysis of accounting reports, including the use of Excel spreadsheet software.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Abilities

Examples are:

  • Having the ability to use ICT appropriately and effectively in a wide range of accounting contexts.
  • Demonstrating sufficient computer knowledge and skills to engage in the on-line learning environment that may include completing relevant on-line assessments, participating in various on-line forums, responding to emails and using spreadsheet software such as Excel.
  • Preparing accounting entries and/or reports using accounting specific ICT.
  • Processing and presenting information relevant to accounting by using specific software programs and Excel spreadsheet software.
Core Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Financial Planning Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Exercise judgement under supervision to provide possible solutions to routine accounting and financial planning problems in straightforward contexts using where appropriate social, ethical, economic, regulatory, sustainability, governance and/or global perspectives
  • 2. Integrate theoretical and technical accounting and financial planning knowledge in a business context
  • 3. Critically apply theoretical and technical accounting and financial planning knowledge and skills to provide possible solutions to routine business issues
  • 4. Justify and communicate accounting and financial planning advice and ideas in straightforward contexts to influence specialists and non-specialists
  • 5. Contribute accounting expertise to a diverse team collaboratively providing possible solutions to a routine business problem in a straightforward context
  • 6. Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Management, Entrepreneurship and Accounting Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Exercise judgement under supervision to provide possible solutions to routine accounting and management problems in straightforward contexts using where appropriate social, ethical, economic, regulatory, sustainability, governance and/or global perspectives
  • 2. Integrate theoretical and technical accounting and management knowledge in a business context
  • 3. Critically apply theoretical and technical accounting and management knowledge and skills to provide possible solutions to routine business issues
  • 4. Justify and communicate accounting and management advice and ideas in straightforward contexts to influence specialists and non-specialists
  • 5. Contribute accounting expertise to a diverse team collaboratively providing possible solutions to a routine business problem in a straightforward context
  • 6. Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Property Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Exercise judgement under supervision to provide possible solutions to routine accounting and property management problems in straightforward contexts using where appropriate social, ethical, economic, regulatory, sustainability, governance and/or global perspectives
  • 2. Integrate theoretical and technical accounting and property management knowledge in a business context
  • 3. Critically apply theoretical and technical accounting and property management knowledge and skills to provide possible solutions to routine business issues
  • 4. Justify and communicate accounting and property management advice and ideas in straightforward contexts to influence specialists and non-specialists
  • 5. Contribute accounting expertise to a diverse team collaboratively providing possible solutions to a routine business problem in a straightforward context
  • 6. Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Innovation Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Liberal Studies Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Public Practice Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

A maximum of 12 level one units may be credited towards the Bachelor of Accounting. Students wishing to be recognised by the Taxation Practitioners Board should select the Public Practice minor or select the appropriate units in the Financial Planning major or Liberal Arts minor. 

The Bachelor of Accounting has 16 compulsory units. In addition to the core, you may choose one of the following:

  • An 8 unit Financial Planning Major,
  • An 8 unit Management, Entrepreneurship and Accounting Major,
  • An 8 unit Property Major,
  • or two minors from those listed.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
ACCT11081 Introductory Financial Accounting
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
MGMT11169 Business Analytics
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
FINC19011 Business Finance
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19062 Intermediate Financial Accounting
ACCT19061 Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT19064 Auditing & Professional Practice
LAWS19032 Company & Association Law
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
ACCT13017 Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT19066 Accounting Systems and Assurance
ACCT19083 Corporate Governance & Ethics
BUSN13004 Professional Practice and Experience
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Financial Planning Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

To apply for membership of the Financial Planning Association, you should select this major. If you with to apply for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (after meeting the Board's requirements for practical experience), you should select the option of LAWS19034 Taxation Law and Practice B and PROP12002 Property Rights and Law.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
FINC13001 Estate Planning
Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
LAWS19034 Taxation Law and Practice B
PROP11001 Property Valuation
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Management, Entrepreneurship and Accounting Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


This Management, Entrepreneurship and Accounting major is specifically for students studying in the Bachelor of Accounting. It provides a grounding in modern management, skills and knowledge. Advanced management accounting knowledge is added to this major to provide a compelling skill set for students who want a career in accounting and management. 

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Innovation minor provides you with the opportunity to attain knowledge and skills useful in digitally disrupted business. If you wish to extend your accounting knowledge in this direction, you should consider selecting the Advanced Management Accounting option. 

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
MGMT19126 Operations Management
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Liberal Studies Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Liberal Studies Minor enables students to compile a Minor consistent with an area of interest and/or career/profession requirements not already covered in the existing Majors and Minors. When choosing units for this Liberal Studies Minor the number of level 1 units within the Bachelor of Accounting must not exceed 12 units and all pre-requisites must be met. In addition, students should ensure the Minor consists of at least one level 1 unit, one level 2 unit, and one level 3 unit. If you wish to apply for registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (after meeting the Board's requirements for practical experience), you may need to include LAWS19034 Taxation Law and Practice B and PROP12002 Property Rights and Law in your selection. 

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance
COIS12073 Enterprise Systems
ECON19036 Property Economics
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC13001 Estate Planning
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
LAWS19034 Taxation Law and Practice B
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19105 Quality Management
MGMT19126 Operations Management
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
PROP11001 Property Valuation
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management
PROP19003 Advanced Property Valuation
PROP19004 Rural Property Valuation
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Public Practice Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

The Public Practice minor is provided for students who may want to apply Taxation Practitioners Board accreditation and see a career in public accounting practice. 

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting
LAWS19034 Taxation Law and Practice B
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
More Details

Study Schedule

A recommended study schedule for this course can be obtained from your Student Advisor (Courses and Careers) by contacting http://programadvice.cqu.edu.au

Students may determine their own schedule based upon credit transfers and personal study requirements. It is important to note that full-time students usually enrol in 4 units per term and part-time students usually enrol in 2 units per term.

For Course Planners please refer to the following website http://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students/planners-and-profiles

Students must also check to see when and where a unit is offered before enrolling. See the unit availability section in this handbook for details.

Application for credit transfer

Exemption/credit transfer will only be granted where a student is able to demonstrate that they have completed and received a 'Pass' or above in tertiary studies equivalent in content, depth and rated units of credit to a Bachelor of Accounting unit, and that such credit meets the requirements of the professional bodies that accredit the course. Students must contact the relevant professional bodies to determine whether the credit transfer/exemption they have requested and/or received will affect their application for membership.

Refer to the Credit Transfer website at http://www.cqu.edu.au/credittransfer for further details on the guidelines and application process.