bachelor of accounting and financial services - Business @ UOW

bachelor of accounting and financial services - Business @ UOW


SYDNEY CITY CAMPUSSydney Business School Sydney City campus in Circular Quayis in the heart of Sydney’s central business district. It overlooksboth the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and is wellserviced by buses, trains and ferries. Surrounded by iconic Sydneylandmarks, diverse eateries, shopping outlets, transport andother essential services, the premises is a spacious and engagingenvironment and promises to encourage stronger bonds amongstpeers and between staff and students. The premises provides:contemporary teaching facilities; learning and resource spaces,all equipped with the latest technology; comfortable socialareas; and excellent access to transport and essential servicesoperating late into the evening.STUDYING BUSINESSWHERE BUSINESS HAPPENS

WHY ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIALSERVICES?Strong growth in demand for expertise in financialservices has opened up exciting career possibilitiesfor high-performing graduates with an in-depthunderstanding of the needs of the expanding financialsector.The Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Servicesoffers an unique opportunity for potential financeprofessionals to acquire the sort of specialisedknowledge that reflects the needs of the contemporaryfinancial services sector, which encompassesaccounting, tax, funds management, financial planning/advice, superannuation and insurance.This specialist undergraduate degree from the Facultyof Business, designed in collaboration with industrypartners, is offered only at the Sydney City campus.Graduates will acquire accounting qualificationsrecognised by leading professional bodies,complemented by direct industry-based learningexperiences and knowledge of the practical businessdisciplines that support the financial services industry.This is an ideal program for those wishing to establisha career in roles such as: accountant, businessdevelopment manager, management consultant, policyand governance analyst.AN EXCLUSIVE DEGREEThis program is offered to only 40 students each intake,the small class sizes allowing for maximum learning.Our strong corporate partnerships offer studentsindustry development opportunities connecting themwith potential future employers.PROGRAM DURATIONThe Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services isa three-year (full-time) course, with a total credit pointvalue of 144.LOCATIONThe Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services isoffered at Sydney Business School campus in SydneyCity, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, New South Wales.STUDENT PROFILEThe Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services isdesigned for students displaying a strong academicperformance who seek a career in the financial servicessector and who wish to study in the heart of Sydney’sCBD.WHAT DO YOU STUDY IN THEBACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING ANDFINANCIAL SERVICES?The Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Servicescomprises first-year subjects in accountingfundamentals; microeconomics; business statistics;the principles of finance; accounting in organisations;macroeconomic essentials for business; law, businessand society; and business organisations and capability.This is followed by second-year subjects that explorebusiness specialisations and professional context:• Financial Accounting• Corporate Finance• Governance and Professional Ethics• Law of Business Organisations• Management Accounting• Information Systems in Accounting• Industry Project I*In third year, students develop advanced technicalknowledge and critically appraise industry practices andinnovation in courses that address:• Derivatives and Financial Risk Management• Innovations in Financial Services and Markets• Financial Accounting• Management Accounting• Taxation Law• Forensic Examination and Advanced AssuranceServices• Audting and Assurance Services• Industry Project II** In years 2 and 3, students engage in industry researchprojects designed to help them develop advancedanalytical and communication skills in a professionalindustry setting.ELIGIBILITYminimum ATAR 80.00GENERAL Australia: 1300 367 869International: +61 2 4221 078817C

LEARNMORE“LYDIE REBELStudying at the Sydney Business School was an incredibleexperience. The location of the Sydney City campus isperfect, well served by public transports and above allwith an amazing view of two of the most famous Australianicons. The lecturers are all passionate, professional andalways willing to guide students to success. I have gainedsome valuable knowledge during my study that I will beapplying to my future professional experience. “Sydney City Campus1 Macquarie PlaceSydney, New South Wales Australia: 1300 367 869International: +61 2 4221 University of Wollongong makes every effort to ensure that the information contained in this publication is correct at the time of production (July2013). However, sections may be amended without notice by the University in response to changing circumstances or for any other reason. Please check theUniversity at the time of application/enrolment for any updated information.CRICOS Provider Number: 00102E

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