BP254 - Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)

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Plan: BP254SMLSC - Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)
Campus: Singapore Inst of Management

Overview

Program details
Objectives 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: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3.5 Years (Seven semesters) Mix of full-time and part-time
Location: Offshore, Singapore Institute of Management
Owning school: Accounting (615H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/accounting
Partnered offering / Corporate client: Singapore Institute of Management
ASCED code: 080101
CRICOS code:

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Objectives of the program

The Bachelor of Business (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

You may gain entry into this program from the:                       3 Year Non-Business Diploma                                             
and if selected you will get credit for:8 courses (96 credit points) equivalent to two semesters or 1 year
The courses for which you will get credit are:

 

Four Business Minor Courses
AND
Four Electives 

 

 

 

 

You may gain entry into this program  from the:                       3 year Business Diploma
SIM Diploma of Management Studies                                                 
and if selected you will get credit for:12 courses(144 credit points) equivalent to three semesters or 1.5 years
The courses for which you will get credit are:

 

 

Accounting in Organisations and Society
Introduction to Management
Business Computing 1
Commercial Law
Macroeconomics
Business Statistics 1
Prices and Market
Marketing Principles
AND
Four Electives 

 

 
Visit http://mams.rmit.edu.au/6iaiou3y29j3z.pdf for further details on articulation and credit transfer arrangements.

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Entrance requirements

The Academic entry criteria for the program is as follows:

(a) An applicant who has completed their secondary education in Singapore and has achieved:

2 GCE ‘A’ level with a credit pass in General Paper at “AO’ level”; or
2 H2 level passes with a pass in the General paper or Knowledge and Inquiry.
 
OR
 
(b) Where an applicant does not have a Singaporean secondary qualification, they must meet the RMIT University criteria for their respective country of secondary education study as approved by RMIT - as listed on the RMIT website under entry requirements by country - http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=hul3r8sczfh71
 
Admission by international students is also subject to the approval of the student pass by the Singapore Government.
 
OR                                   
 
(c) An approved Business diploma from a recognised Singaporean Polytechnic where the language of instruction is English.
 
OR
 
(d) The Diploma in Management Studies from SIMPL.
 
OR
 
(e) An approved non-Business diploma from a recognised Singaporean Polytechnic where the language of instruction is English.

OR
 
(f) Any other equivalent qualifications or combination of qualifications and experience as assessed by RMIT University on a case by case basis.

The English language entry criteria for the programs are:

Applicants who have not obtained a C6 or better for English as a First Language at GCE 'O' level or General Paper at GCE 'AO'/H1 level or equivalent must provide evidence of at least ONE of the following:

IELTS - 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL - Paper-Based = 580 (TWE 4.5)

TOEFL - Computer-Based = 237 (TWE 4.5)

TOEFL - internet-Based (iBT) = 92, minimum 20 in all sections

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma as noted above in 4.1c, 4.1d and 4.1e, where the language of instruction was English.

Except for the English language requirements as stated above, applicants with other equivalent qualifications may be considered on a case-by-case basis, with final approval by the relevant Head of School at RMIT.

RMIT University decisions regarding the admission of applicants to the programs will be final.

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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.auhttp://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

As part of your program you will develop your capacity to identify, access, evaluate, organise and communicate information. This includes using a wide variety of information resources, such as books, articles from journals and magazines, company reports and financial data, industry research and analysis, legal sources and websites.

As a student in Singapore you will have access to the library and computing facilities at the Singapore Institute of Management and via the internet to all of the RMIT University Library on-line information sources. 

The Library’s information sources online are extensive and include databases, e books and e journals. You can access these anytime, from anywhere, via the Library website at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library using your RMIT student (NDS) login.

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 all the services provided.
In addition, all courses have established Distributed Learning System (DLS) sites, in which course information, PowerPoint presentations, staff details and other key materials pertaining to the course are available.

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