This Bachelor of Commerce is designed to ensure graduates are able to fulfil the essential functions of a professional accountant in commerce, government, or public practice whilst also developing an understanding of the economic, legal and political influences on accounting and the environment in which it operates. It also ensures graduates satisfy the academic requirements stipulated for entrance into professional accounting bodies, and can appreciate the role of the professional accounting bodies and the ethical code under which they operate.
What will you learn?
This programme requires students to complete a major in accounting and allows them to undertake studies in a complementary discipline to enhance employment opportunities. Complementary disciplines include marketing, management, information systems, commercial law, finance, property and international business.
In the first year of the programme, students gain fundamental knowledge from undertaking courses such as Business Information Systems, Microeconomics, Marketing Principles: Trading & Exchange, Financial Accounting I, Managing Communication in Business, Statistical Analysis in Business, Introduction to Management, and Accounting, Decisions and Accountability.
Students will strengthen and complement their understanding throughout subsequent years, through courses that explore concepts and issues such as Corporations and Partnership Law, Financial Accounting, Finance and Investment, Auditing and Issues in Accounting Theory. They will also have the chance to undertake elective courses, designed to enhance and broaden their academic experience within another field of interest.
The programme gives graduates the education and skills necessary to become accountants in public practice, commerce and industry as well as the public sector including federal, state and local government, hospitals, and other government authorities.
Accountants may work in the areas of account keeping, auditing, secretarial or administrative work, management accounting, taxation, liquidation and receivership or financial management. The programme also provides a sound qualification for careers in business and management.
UniSA’s Bachelor of Commerce is designed to satisfy the educational requirements of the Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPAA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), depending on the courses taken.
Entry Level & Entry Requirements
- Taylor’s Business Foundation (TBF) – Successful completion
- Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) – B- C+ C+ / CGPA 2.44
- ‘A’ Levels – CDD / 14 points
- South Australian Matriculation (SAM) – Minimum TER 68
- International Canadian Pre-University (ICPU) – Minimum 65% in the best 6 subjects
- Unified Examination Certificate(UEC) – Maximum 28 points for 5 subjects (excluding Chinese, BM and/or General Paper)
- International Baccalaureate – 26 (6 subjects)
- Other Qualifications – Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
English Language Requirements
- IELTS – Overall score of 6.0 (including writing and reading)
- TOEFL – Overall score of 550 (paper-based), Overall score of 213 (computer-based)
- MUET – Band 4
Duration: 3 Years
Intakes: February & July
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Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus Contact Details
No. 1 Jalan Taylor’s,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Phone: +6(03)5629 5000
Fax: +6(03)5629 5001