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Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business - CQ91

Enhance your employability and tailor your degree to suit your individual needs by studying the Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online, On Campus

RANK THRESHOLD

SR:60 ATAR:60

UNITS/CREDITS

32/192

DURATION

4 years full-time, 8 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Online

RECOMMENDED STUDY

Domestic Students: English and Maths

CRICOS

059987J

The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business enables you to study dual degrees. You can combine studies in accounting with a range of other business disciplines (such as marketing, human resource management and property).

The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business 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 LAWS19035 as electives, you can 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.

You may also be eligible for membership of a number of national and international business-related professional associations, depending on the units and major selected.

Core Units 20 Major Units 8
Electives None Minor Units 4

COURSE STRUCTURE
You will complete 32 units/192 credit points which include 20 core unit, one eight-unit major in either financial planning, marketing or property and one four-unit minor in either human resource management, liberal studies or startups and entrepreneurship.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

CAREER FOCUSSED
The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business is an accredited degree leading to a wealth of career opportunities in the accounting and business sectors. The course is designed to give you the flexibility to tailor your studies and extend your knowledge of complementary discipline areas. This wider perspective will enhance your career opportunities by reflecting the skills, knowledge and experience needed for a career in accounting or the business sector.

This course prepares you for the digitally evolving nature of accounting and business. The core units cover accounting, finance, law, statistics and economics. The major and minor options open areas of complementary disciplines that enhance your well-roundedness as a graduate for the future.

REAL-WORLD OPPORTUNITIES
Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship, study tour or professional project within the Professional Business Practice and Experience unit. You will gain practical and relevant experience tailored to your career aspirations and be exposed to real-world scenarios and issues. Through this, you will have opportunities to apply your discipline knowledge, and build valuable connections and networks. .

INDUSTRY RELEVANCE
When you study this course at CQUniversity, you will benefit from industry-relevant and up-to-date content, that is delivered by lecturers with real-world experience and strong industry connections.

You will learn from real practitioners who bring real-world experience and broad business and accounting perspectives. Our teaching teams provide you with the latest and most relevant industry knowledge and have valuable connections with industry and networks that will benefit you throughout your studies and as you graduate.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 1 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 2 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Melbourne
Term 3 - 2022Melbourne

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2021Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2022Available Online
MajorsUnitsDescription
Financial Planning8
Marketing8
Property8
MinorsUnitsDescription
Human Resource Management4
Liberal Studies4
Startups and Entrepreneurship4
Unit NameCodeDescription
Professional Practice and ExperienceBUSN13004BUSN13004 provides for an internship, a study tour or a professional project which may be conducted in cooperation with a current employer.
This course has no residential schools.
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

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

Domestic Students: English and Maths

The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business provides you with a broad range of career options in accounting, financial services and business management. You can select from five majors (marketing, human resource management, property, social innovation and financial planning) which can give you access to a wide variety of career opportunities depending on your chosen major.

The Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business 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). Depending on the electives you choose, 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. As well as providing you with an accredited accounting degree, you also can complete a major from several other business disciplines. You may be eligible for membership of a number of national and international business-related professional associations, depending on the units and major selected. Please refer to the More Details section for further information.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

QueenslandONL: 850165; BNE: 880165
New South WalesONL: 160361; SYD: 160360
VictoriaONL: 1700110201; MEL: 1700210201
South AustraliaONL: 5C4010
Western AustraliaONL: 150361

If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete your application.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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