The Bachelor of Business – Accounting consists of 24 units, and will see you undertake the following studies:
On successful completion of this Course students will be able to:
To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Business (Accounting) students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:
Students have the opportunity to undertake a WIL Professional Placement. Students may not complete any more than 125 credit points (normally ten units) at Introductory Level. A unit of study can only be counted once. Where there are overlaps between majors and/or minors, students in the first instance choose another unit from the list of units available in the major/minor.
Please note: After Semester 2, 2015, Careers in the curriculum will no longer be offered at Swinburne. This unit was previously compulsory for all undergraduate students. It will not be replaced by another unit.
Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process. International students may be eligible for a Professional Placement where a relevant Professional degree exists. International students who successfully gain a placement through the selection process will be required to change courses to the relevant Professional degree, in order to complete a placement and should consider any visa and extended study duration implications prior to applying.
Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising of:
Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 325 credit points comprising:
Volume of Learning
The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) consists of 300 credit points.
Units normally carry 12.5 credit points (cps). In each year eight (8) units normal constitute a full-time load of 100 credit points and four (4) units normally constitute a part-time load of 50 credit points. The volume of learning of the Bachelor of Business is typically 3 years.
For students who complete a Professional Placement the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) consists of 325-375 credit points.
Units normally carry 12.5 credit points with placement units carrying 25 credit points each. A standard annual full-time student load comprises 100 credit points, and a standard part-time load comprises 50 credit points. The volume of learning of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) with a 6-month placement is typically 3.5 years. The volume of learning of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) with a 12- month placement is typically 4 years.