University of Canberra
Bachelor of Accounting
Bachelor of Commerce
THE UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA – AUSTRALIA'S CAPITAL UNIVERSITY *
The University of Canberra focuses on professional preparation for professional careers. Their graduates are equipped with a highly marketable balance of knowledge, skills, practical experience, professional and personal networks, that provide a valuable competitive edge in the world-wide job market. This approach yields results. The University was awarded the maximum Five Star rating by the Good Universities Guide for Getting a Job and Graduate Outcomes for 14 consecutive years. The University has also been ranked in the top 100 young universities by the Times Higher Educaiton in 2017.
The University of Canberra (UC) campus is located 7 kilometres from the centre of Australia's capital city, in a unique 120 hectare bush setting with resident kangaroos and prolific bird life.
Over the last 40 years the University has produced more than 60,000 graduates who are making important contributions in the professions, the corporate world and government administration across Australia and around the world. Their scholars shape and influence public debate in their areas of expertise, and pass on their globally relevant knowledge through the many state-of-the-art courses available.
The University has seven faculties: Applied Science, Arts and Design, Business and Government, Education, Health, Information Sciences and Engineering, and Law. Academic standards are high, career results are excellent and their degrees and qualifications are respected and accepted world-wide.
Some 10,000 students from around the globe are currently studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and engaging in research. 1,500 of them live on campus and the University retains more than 1,000 academics and general staff.
FACULTY OF BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT & LAW
The Faculty of Business, Government and Law is among the ten best Australian universities in terms of learning and teaching outcomes as acknowledged by the Hon Julie Bishop, Minister for Education, Science and Training awarding A$658,602 to the University of Canberra for the Learning and Teaching Performance Fund 2007 in Business, Law and Economics. The graduates are employed in top ranked national companies as well as in Federal, State and local government departments and authorities. The excellent employment outcomes of the graduates are achieved because of the strong focus on the development of transferable skills in our academic programs that build a commitment to life-long learning, ethical behaviour and social responsibility.
THE BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING
The Bachelor of Accounting is designed to meet the needs of students seeking accreditation with professional accounting associations in Australia and in Hong Kong. The program provides a strong dedicated focus on the key skills needed by professional accountants in areas specific to the accounting profession as well as key business skills such as critical thinking and research skills. The programme is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).
THE BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
The Bachelor of Commerce degree provides a creative and flexible program of studies in commerce and business that is consistent with educational best practice. Students may study exclusively within traditional and emerging business domains such as accountancy, banking and financial services, economics, entrepreneurship, financial planning, human resource management, information systems, international business, and marketing.
The Bachelor of Commerce is designed to develop business professionals who have the relevant knowledge and skills for admission to their respective professional communities and who are also equipped to solve problems within a multi-disciplinary business environment. This degree requires students to undertake a major in Business Administration which offers students insights into how to grow and develop business through units such as Entrepreneurship and Introduction to International Business.