Professional Accountancy

Programs offered

  • Bachelor of Professional Accounting (CPA accredited)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • HND in Accounting & Finance (CIMA/ACCA Accredited)
  • Bachelor of Applied Economics & Finance
  • Bachelor of Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics

Overview:

Accountants no longer just put in tax returns and perform the technical aspects of the profession, they also now provide advisory services.

Accountants who possess skills relating to wealth management, investment and tax advice can add value to their existing client bases, and attract new clients seeking a wide range of services to help them plan how to achieve their financial goals.

In addition to finance and accounting course, students can also choose electives such as Statistics, Analytics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Entrepreneurship, Operations Management, Management Accounting to add value to their skills to meet the current industry critical demand. Employment for Analysts to grow by 20.8% and employment for Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statistics is expected to grow by 9.5% over the next 3-5 years

Accreditation & Membership:

Graduates of the program eligible for associate membership and entry into the Australian professional bodies’ qualification programs. This course gives you accreditation and membership with CPA Australia, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Study Abroad:

RMIT Business school ranked #51 in the world for Business & Management Studies

RMIT have 5 star QS rating for excellence in Employability, Facilities, Teaching, Internationalisation

University of Hertfordshire and other 716 universities in more than 100 countries offer progression to Cornerstone Students


RMIT World Rankings #92 in the world for Engineering & Technology, #71 in the world for Employability. *source: QS ranking website

1Programs

Today's program designed for tomorrow's careers. This course is a combination of classroom and work placements. Work placement in industry should be taken periodically to develop your soft skills and increase overall employability. Includes preparation: applying, interview techniques, appropriate work practices. Work placement can be undertaken in Australia or overseas or as a part of a global mobility initiative.

The course offer membership and exemptions from professional bodies such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Also the following university employees and employers have played a significant role in designing the program including Skills CFA, University of Bournemouth Wade Financial, Ealing, Northampton University, University of Leeds, North Tech and FSB (Federation of Small Businesses)

2Careers

RMIT is ranked #71 for employer reputation and students have gone to work with top financial consulting firm such PWC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, The Boston Consulting Group, Brain & Company, KPMG, Oliver Wyman, Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton

Finance and accounting professions are listed as critical occupation by the Australian immigration department. Students will get post study work visa to stay back in Australia and further apply for permanent residency

3Eligiblity

Student applying for this program should have the passion to work with people and leading teams. Admission to this program is purely based on student performance in the admission interview. The typical student must have completed 17 years of age at the time of enrollment.

Professional Accreditation:

  • CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Institute of Public Accountants.
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) qualification program.