BP254 - Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)

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RMIT program code: BP254
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)
Plan code: BP254
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 063095M

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

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

The Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit point units of study, which includes 8 business common core courses, 8 Accountancy major courses and 8 flexible courses.

8 flexible courses allow you to undertake one of the following three options:

 

  • Option A: Complete a second major in a business discipline comprising 8 courses (or 96 credit points). The second major will be identified on your transcript of results. OR
  • Option B: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and a second minor comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points) from a business or another discipline. OR
  • Option C: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and four (4) university electives. University Elective courses can be from any discipline area within RMIT University. 

 

If you choose Option B or Option C you MUST complete a full Business minor.

You must ensure that you satisfy the academic requirements of your program. 

 

Capstone Course

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should generally be taken in your final year/semester of study.  Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for these courses.

 

The capstone course for this program is ACCT1028 Performance Analysis and Simulations. 

 

Accreditation Information

For further information regarding external accreditation and industry links related to this program, please click here.

 

For a list of the required courses you must complete in order to fulfill the accreditation requirements for the Professional Body related to your program, please click here.

 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange, and Cross-campus Study

 

As part of your flexible option, you may consider undertaking one of the below to enrich your student experience:

 

If you commenced your program prior to Semester 1 2018 and have maintained an active enrolment, please see transition rules below:

The Program Transition/Progession map can be viewed here. This will assist you with keeping track of your progress throughout your studies. Please download the Program Transition/Progression Map, which is an easy-to-use Excel tool, from your Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) to ensure you have the most up-to-date version.

 

1) If you have completed LAW2450 Company Law and LAW2453 Taxation 1, there is no impact on your program structure.

 

2) If you have completed LAW2450 Company Law but not LAW2453 Taxation 1, it is strongly recommended you take the core course LAW2453 Taxation 1 (as an elective).

 

3) If you have not completed LAW2450 Company Law but you have completed LAW2453 Taxation 1, LAW2453 Taxation 1 will be treated as a major core course.

You may take LAW2450 Company Law as a an Advanced Accountancy minor, or an elective, if you choose.

 

4) If you have not completed either LAW2450 Company Law or LAW 2453 Taxation 1, you must take the core course LAW2453 Taxation 1.

You may take LAW2450 Company Law as an Advanced Accountancy minor, or an elective, if you choose.

 

Please note

From 2018, students must take LAW2453 Taxation 1 if they wish to seek professional accreditation from professional accounting bodies in Australia.

If you have completed Company Law prior to Semester 1 2018 you do not need to complete Taxation 1 as part of your major but it is highly recommended that you complete it to ensure you are eligible for membership of a range of professional accounting bodies.

 

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Year One of Program

You will study seven of your business common core courses and one of your 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) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting in Organisations and Society12YesACCT1046City Campus17701689
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus18211744
Business Information Systems12ISYS2056City Campus18161928
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus18241748
Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus18231746
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus20231984
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus18461765
Financial Accounting and Analysis12YesACCT2033City Campus17801699
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

In year two you will complete your final business common core course, three of your Accountancy major courses and four of your flexible option courses. 

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives:

  • A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Majors & Minors Bachelor of Business Programs Guide. Note: Not all courses are available every semester.
  • Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web page.
  • The College of Business also offers an elective.

 

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

 

Complete the following Four (4) Courses Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus19081819
Management Accounting and Business12YesACCT1060City Campus17731692
Financial Accountability and Reporting12YesACCT1048City Campus17711690
Cost Analysis and Organisational Decisions12YesACCT1064City Campus17741693
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
AND
{

Option 1: Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minors
OR

Option 2: Select Two (2) courses from any:

Other Discipline Minors
}
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

In year three you will complete your final four Accountancy major courses and your final four flexible option courses. 

 

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting, Behaviour and Organisations12YesACCT1014City Campus17241686
Financial Accounting Theory12YesACCT1077City Campus17751694
Taxation 112YesLAW2453City Campus17971722
Performance Analysis and Simulations12YesACCT1028City Campus17411688
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
AND
{

Option 1: Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minors
OR

Option 2: Select Two (2) courses from any:

University Elective
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

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

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. 

 

Overloading

You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program.

 

Credit 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, 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 other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning to count towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

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

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

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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