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University of South Australia Bachelor of Accounting DBCO
University of South Australia

Bachelor of Accounting DBCO

Adelaide, Australia

3 Years

English

Full time

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Jul 2024

AUD 36,100 / per year *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* 2022 fees, per annum, per 1.0 EFTSL

Introduction

Degree overview

  • UniSA Business is in the top one per cent worldwide and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 20201.
  • UniSA Business is accredited by both AACSB International and EFMD (EQUIS) – the world’s leading accreditation bodies.
  • Develop strong reporting, decision-making, problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Learn about the economic, legal and political influences that impact global business.
  • Prepare for a rewarding career in accounting and business advisory with an industry-accredited degree.
  • Participate in an overseas study tour learning about business practices in other regions, or undertake mentorship opportunity.
  • Provide advice under the supervision of qualified tax professionals to members of the community and small businesses in our on-campus Tax Clinic.
  • Add a 1-year master’s degree to your studies with a 3+1 Pathway to Masters package and complete an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in just four years.
  • Study a curriculum informed by world-class research in Accounting2.

1UniSA Business is one of just ten institutions in Australia and 189 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, February 2020.
22018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).

Snapshot

Ranked in the top one per cent worldwide1, the University of South Australia's Business School is one of the largest leading providers of accounting and finance education in Australia and Asia.

This industry-accredited degree will provide you with a strong foundation of knowledge in accounting combined with business, taxation, auditing, finance, and sustainability. You will also learn about the current economic, legal and political influences affecting global business as well as develop critical reporting, decision-making, problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.

We know that employers value graduates with industry experience so there are opportunities to embed an internship, mentoring or work-integrated learning into your degree. You could even work on a business project overseas.

1 UniSA Business is one of just 11 institutions in Australia and 191 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, February 2021. 2020 QS Stars Business School Ratings.

Why Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

UniSA Business is the only business school in South Australia accredited by both AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EFMD (EQUIS) – the world’s leading accreditation bodies recognising excellence in business education and research at a global level. These dual accreditations demonstrate the high standards across all areas such as teaching, student learning and research, as well as a commitment to continually improving the quality of programmes.

3+1 Pathway to Masters

Want to gain a postgraduate degree with just one extra year of study? You can package the Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) with a choice of the Master of Finance or Master of Management degrees and graduate with two qualifications in just four years with a 3+1 Pathway to Masters programme. This unique offering allows you to fast-track your studies, develop greater expertise and broaden your career opportunities. You will study a three-year bachelor’s degree and a one-year master’s degree (typically two years) in four years by using your undergraduate courses or electives.

More ways to study

Programme delivery and extra-curricular opportunities are designed to suit your lifestyle, preferred way of learning and career interests. You can benefit from Summer and Winter School intensive courses, mentoring and networking opportunities with industry, and accelerated learning Pathways. Plus, you can make the most of professional development courses endorsed by industry, build leadership skills employers value through UniSA+ and seek support at the on-campus Business Student Hub.

Real-world Connections

In addition to learning from teachers with professional experience as part of your studies, the University of South Australia offers opportunities for you to connect with industry outside the classroom:

  • Complete an industry project.
  • Undertake a Business Internship and apply the skills and knowledge gained from your studies in a real workplace setting.
  • Become a global citizen with the overseas exchange programme – the University has more than 60 partner universities worldwide, and study options that range from two weeks to one year.
  • Build your network and career by participating in the Business Career Mentor Programme which pairs you with an experienced business professional.
  • Meet one-to-one with a senior business executive and industry leader through the Executive in Residence programme. This initiative enables you to seek expert guidance for your career development and support to advance your career.

The University also host regular University-wide employee master classes and employment expos, and alumni events in Australia and overseas.

Professional accreditation and recognition

  • The programme is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and satisfies the educational requirements for entry into the Chartered Accountants Programme.
  • The programme is accredited by CPA Australia and satisfies the educational requirements for entry into the CPA Programme.
  • The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and recognised for maximum exemptions for an accelerated Pathway into CIMA's professional qualification.
  • This programme is recognised for maximum exemptions toward the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' (ACCA) professional programmes of study.

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