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Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics

BACC
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HACCT
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 086221J
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Accounting
  • Academic contact
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HACCT
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 086221J
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Accounting
  • Academic contact

Program Requirements

This Honours plan requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of the Accounting Honours specialisation.

Specialisations

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Admission Requirements

An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree, or international equivalent, completed within the last two years:

  • that satisfies the requirements for the completion of an ANU accounting major or equivalent university study, and
  • with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses eligible for inclusion in an ANU accounting major or equivalent, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
  • and with the written approval of the Honours Convener.

The number of places available in the program may be limited by the Dean due to supervisory capacity, and admission to Honours is with the written approval of the Honours Convener.

 

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Adjustment Factors

ANU offers rank adjustments for a number of adjustment factors, including for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Rank adjustments are applied to Bachelor degree applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 points (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustments, maximum 10 equity-based adjustments and maximum 5 Elite Athlete adjustments) will be awarded. Subject and performance-based adjustments do not apply to programs with a minimum selection rank of 98 or higher. Visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$46,080.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Students who achieve excellent academic performance in their accounting studies will be eligible to join the Honours year.

The program extends undergraduate studies in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and taxation. Students undertake advanced coursework and a research thesis. Classes are conducted in a seminar setting. Students will have the opportunity to interact with research active academic staff, engage in the analysis of advanced accounting issues, and develop critical thinking skills.

Students aspiring to the Honours program should consult the Honours Convenor in the Research School of Accounting and Business Information Systems for advice. Students from other universities can also apply for entry.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge in a business context, including issues in accounting research.

  2. Exercise judgement under supervision to provide possible solutions to emerging and advanced accounting problems in contemporary contexts using where appropriate social, ethical, economic, regulatory, sustainability, governance and/or global perspectives.

  3. Critically apply theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to analyse and provide possible solutions to emerging accounting problems and to conduct a research-based project.

  4. Justify and communicate accounting ideas and research issues to both specialists and non-specialists.

Inherent Requirements

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Further Information

Application deadline:

The Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) will be commencing in Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) each year

   Deadline for S1 is 30th November (11:55pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

   Deadline for S2 is 31st May (11:55pm Australian Eastern Time)

 

Notification of outcome: Applicants will be notified of the outcome for admission by

     S1: 15th January         

      S2: 10th July 

 

Acceptance deadline:

If applicants are successful in receiving an offer, the acceptance deadlines are

   S1: 31st January

   S2: 13th July

 

Application materials

Applicants must provide complete documentation, including a certified or coloured copy of testamur and final transcript (except for ANU students). All of the documents are required by

 

   S1: 10th December

   S2: 3rd July

 

 

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