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The Bachelor of Accounting course offered by Charles Sturt University will give you the foundational skills to launch your accounting and management career. Studying this accounting course will give you a thorough education in the many facets of accounting, economics and business practices. You will also have the opportunity to diversify and tailor your education to your career goals by choosing six electives from any faculty offered by CSU. You will also be able to choose a Joint Study from the list below.
A Joint Study will allow you to choose an established set of five subjects from another discipline that is then used in conjunction with the Bachelor of Accounting degree title. This course satisfied the accreditation requirements of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, meaning you'll be eligible to enrol in CPA and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand postgraduate programs. This course is delivered on-campus at the following locations: Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Port Macquarie, and the CSU Study Centre Melbourne.
There is a practical work placement component for the core subject 'Professional practice in accounting'. This subject will assist in developing your professional skills and introduce you to the professional accounting environment. You will need to complete 100 hours of work placement to satisfy the requirements of this subject.
The course also has the flexibility for early exit points. If you choose not to complete the entire Bachelor of Accounting degree, you may complete an alternative program and graduate with an Associate Degree of Business Studies or a Diploma in Business Studies.
To be eligible for this course, you must meet the following:
In this accounting course, the core subjects you will study include:
You will also have the opportunity to specialise in one of the following disciplines:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Accounting from Charles Sturt University.
By successfully completing this Bachelor of Accounting course, you will be qualified to work in a variety of accounting roles in various sectors like public practices, commerce and industry, and government departments. You will also be given the professional skills to perform various accounting processes including auditing, taxation, advisory consulting, budgeting, policy formulation and price surveillance.
Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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