MJDU-ACBIS v.1 Accounting and Business Information Systems Double Major (BCom)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
This double major is designed for those intending to become professional accountants and to those specialising in the development and use of computers and information systems for accounting purposes. It provides a good foundation for those entering the information systems industry and to specialise in accounting applications.
This course is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and graduates are eligible to apply for associate membership of both professional bodies. Graduates are eligible to enter into the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) program.
Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply the principles of audit to enable the student to manage a system and accurately report activities; perform assessment skills of accounting principles in relation to organisations in the current workplace
2. apply logical and rational processes to analyse and recommend best accounting and business information systems principles
3. develop interpretation of data and analyse statistics for innovative solutions
4. familiarise students with software, including Microsoft Access that is relevant to relational databases, and the manipulation and presentation of data for management reporting purposes
5. be able to construct and effectively respond to clients with a variety of solutions using professional proposals and other documents; prioritise tasks within activities and promote best practice management and good project management skills
6. able to apply international and domestic standards within the accounting professional discipline
7. create and enhance best work practices amongst individual and team techniques/skills
Duration and Availability
This double major is available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|ISYS2002||v.1||Introductory Systems Analysis and Design||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|ISYS2006||v.1||Business Software Tools||3.0||25.0|
|BLAW2006||v.1||Company Law for Business||3.0||25.0|
|BLAW2013||v.1 *||Business and Company Law||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|ISYS2004||v.1||Business Systems Implementation||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE2000||v.1||Introduction to Finance Principles||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|ISYS3011||v.1||Business Systems Selection||3.0||25.0|
|TAXA2000||v.1||Introduction to Australian Tax Law||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|ISYS2013||v.1||Informatics Project Management||3.0||25.0|
|ACCT3001||v.1||Management Control Systems||3.0||25.0|
|ACCT3004||v.1||Accounting Theory and Analysis||3.0||25.0|
* This unit meets the special needs of Hong Kong based students undertaking a law unit which would be accredited by the HK Institute of CPA’s
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