BP129 - Bachelor of Business (Professional Accountancy)

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RMIT program code: BP129
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (Professional Accountancy)
Plan code: BP129P9
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 062993G

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 

The Bachelor of Business (Professional Accountancy) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit point units of study plus 96 credit points of Work Integrated Learning (WIL courses).

The 24 courses are made up of the following:

  • 8 business common core courses;
  • 8 professional accountancy major courses;
  • 2 compulsory specialist courses;
  • 2 business design project courses (capstone courses); and
  • 4 flexible courses made up of either a business minor, a minor from another discipline or four student electives.

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives:

  • A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Minors for 4 year Bachelor of Business Programs guide.
  • Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page.
  • You may also consider undertaking one of the following options to enrich your student experience: 

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Year One of Program

You will study seven of your business common core courses and one of your Professional Accountancy major courses in the first year.

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting in Organisations and Society12ACCT1046City Campus18421781
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus23742331
Business Computing 112ISYS2056City Campus19711914
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus21822132
Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus21812131
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus21802130
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus22492204
Financial Accounting and Analysis12YesACCT2033City Campus18521791
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

Majors, Minors and University Electives:

  • A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Minors for 4 year Bachelor of Business Programs guide.
  • Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page.
  • You may also consider undertaking one of the following options to enrich your student experience: 

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus24812395
Management Accounting and Business12YesACCT1060City Campus18451784
Financial Accountability and Reporting12YesACCT1048City Campus18431782
Cost Analysis and Applications12YesACCT1064City Campus18461785
Auditing 112YesACCT1056City Campus18441783
Company Law12YesLAW2450City Campus24822396
Taxation 112YesLAW2453City Campus18791817
AND
{

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Any Business or other Minor
OR

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
}
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Note: ACCT1028 Performance Analysis and Simulations is a capstone course and should be completed in your final semester.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting - Work Experience in Industry 136YesACCT2151City Campus23412299
Accounting - Work Integrated Learning 112YesACCT2149City Campus18551794
Accounting - Work Experience in Industry 236YesACCT2152City Campus23422300
Accounting - Work Integrated Learning 212YesACCT2150City Campus18561795
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

In year four you will complete the two remaining Professional Accountancy major courses, three capstone courses and the other three flexible courses.

Make sure you note the prerequisite relationships between courses to enable you to advance through your program.

 

Capstone courses:

  • ACCT1028 Performance Analysis and Simulations
  • BUSM4369 Accounting Business Design Project 1
  • BUSM4370 Accounting Business Design Project 2
     

Please note: you are unable to complete BUSM4369 Accounting Business Design Project 1 and BUSM4370 Accounting Business Design Project 2 in the same semester.

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives:

  • A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Minors for 4 year Bachelor of Business Programs guide.
  • Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page.
  • You may also consider undertaking one of the following options to enrich your student experience: 

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Accounting Theory12YesACCT1077City Campus18471786
Accounting, Behaviour and Organisations12YesACCT1014City Campus18391779
Accounting Business Design Project 112YesBUSM4369City Campus18681810
Performance Analysis and Simulations12YesACCT1028City Campus18411780
Accounting Business Design Project 212YesBUSM4370City Campus18691811
AND
{

Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from:

Any Business or other Minor
OR

Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from:

University Elective
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

Business Central via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Central, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston street.  

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.

Credit Transfer and Pathways

If you have completed an RMIT College of Business Vocational Education program and you are continuing your studies into an RMIT College of Business Higher Education program commencing in 2017, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have completed previous studies you may be eligible. for credit toward the program you are about to commence. Please read the information provided on the Credit transfer and recognition of prior learning web page.

Timetabling

The majority of Higher Education programs use the Student Timetabling System (STS). Go to the Student Timetabling System web page to access timetabling information.

If your program is taught by a Vocational Education (VE) school then please go to the Vocational Education timetabling website.

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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