Why Study Accounting Online?
Accounting is a dynamic and exciting profession in today’s global business environment. Accounting has seen a major shift in recent decades – from focusing on financial accountability to a more complex role within business organisations and management.
- Critical business decisions always come down to the numbers. Accountants are analysts, advisors and decision makers.
- Diverse career opportunities exist in public accounting practices, corporations (small and large), audit firms, government and not-for-profit organisations.
Accounting Core Subjects
Accounting course topics align with the knowledge requirements for professional accreditation. There is a close mapping between course units and accreditation program requirements.
Based on the Chartered Accountants program, professional accounting courses should cover the following subjects:
- Accounting Information Systems
- Accounting Systems and Processes
- Accounting Theory
- Audit and Assurance
- BSU Corporations Law
- BSU Taxation
- Commercial Law
- Financial Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Quantitative Methods.
You can do units in these subjects by majoring in accounting as part of a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce program. Alternatively, university graduates (and others who meet entry criteria) can do a Master of Professional Accounting course.