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Accounting and Accounting Technologies

Undergraduate Major

MJDU-ACCTC

Major
Accounting and Accounting Technologies Double Major (BCom)
Credit
450

Outline

Become a professional accountant well-versed in modelling and e-commerce.

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Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

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Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019).

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

This double major is designed for students who want to develop a professional understanding of accounting and accounting-related technologies.

In the Accounting major, you will gain a sound foundation in accounting, auditing, taxation and relevant areas of business law and financial management, and be able to apply this knowledge across a range of accounting contexts.

You’ll learn how to develop and communicate information relating to the financial performance of organisations, and use your accounting knowledge to support business decision-making.

The Accounting Technologies major provides comprehensive understanding of the use of technology in accounting and related areas.

You will study issues in managerial accounting, computer accounting packages, accounting modelling and accounting statement analysis, and explore the challenges for workplaces using e-commerce.

This double major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Why study

  • Attend employer presentations. In the past, organisations have included Google, Coca-Cola Amatil, EY and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to attend several CPA events, including professional connection mentoring days, employability boot camps and career information sessions.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their commerce degree. These internships will give you credit towards your degree, increase your industry experience and put you in direct contact with leading professionals.

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Professional recognition

This major is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

It is accredited by:

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Institute of Public Accountants

Graduates may be eligible for admission to the ACCA Accelerate program, the CA program of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and the CPA Program of CPA Australia.

Career information

Careers

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business analyst
  • IT auditor
  • IT manager
  • Project manager
  • Systems analyst
  • Tax agent
  • Tax consultant
  • Treasurer

Industries

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Business and management
  • Finance and investment
  • Government
  • Law
  • Resources and renewables
  • Technology

What you'll learn

  • Refer to Course Learning Outcomes of the B-COMRCE.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

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Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

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