BP129 - Bachelor of Business (Professional Accountancy)

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Plan: BP129OS - Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)
Campus: Hong Kong Management Associatn

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)
Award abbreviation: BBus(Acc)
Total credit points: 384
Career: UGRD
Duration: 8 semesters full time
Location: Onshore, City
Owning school: Accounting (615H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/accounting
ASCED code: 080101
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Business (Professional Accountancy) program provides stimulating and rigorous studies in accountancy and other disciplines relevant to business that contribute to the future supply of professionally qualified and broadly trained accountants.  The program provides students with the opportunity to develop skills and capabilities to operate successfully in the contemporary business environment.  Students will gain skills and knowledge in core areas of accounting and business, as well as the capabilities required to assist them in applying those skills effectively.

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Articulation and pathways

If you have prior qualifications you may be eligible for advanced standing, allowing you to enter this degree program with exemptions and thereby complete the program in a shorter period. 

Applicants holding a Diploma or an Advanced Diploma, or its equivalent, normally will be required to have achieved in that study a Distinction-level average.
 

The following site provides current and detailed information on pathways to study at RMIT for both local and international students:  http://www.rmit.edu.au/programs  Refer Information About Pathways

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Entrance requirements

Local students:

Pre-requisites:  Units 3 and 4 – English (any).

Selection mode:  Current year 12 applicants – ENTER and two-stage process with a middle-band of approximately 20%. Non-year 12 applicants – VTAC Pi form; possible statement from current or most recent employer.

Please see VTAC for details.

International students:

English requirement:  IELTS 6.5 (No band less than 6.0) or equivalent.  Please see RMIT International for details.

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External accreditation and industry links


Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) entitles graduates to apply for associate membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and the National Institute of Accountants.
http://www.cpaaustralia.com.au
http://www.charteredaccountants.com.au
http://www.nia.org.au/  
                                                                                                                                                                                          Graduates must then undertake the chosen professional body’s qualification program and gain three years of relevant practical experience to gain full membership. In addition, living and working in countries such as China, Hong Kong, Singapore or Malaysia gives graduates the option of applying for entry into the final stages of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification program.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

The Library provides information guides to help you get started on researching areas such as Accounting, Law, Companies and Industries. You can access these at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/infoguides/business and http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/guides. They include links to the most relevant information sources for each area.

You can learn how to make the most of the Library and the Internet when looking for information for your assignments by working through the online tutorial Info trek: researching in the Library and on the Internet at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/info trek. You are also encouraged to attend library skills classes. Details and bookings are at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/infoskills.
The Library website at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library gives details of services, collections, opening hours and facilities.

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