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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


Accounting is a system that identifies, measures and communicates economic information to permit informed judgements and decisions by the users of that information. It is the language of business.


To complete the Accounting major in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • AFF1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • AFF1121 Introduction to financial accounting
  • AFF2391 Cost information for decision making
  • AFF2491 Company reporting
  • AFF3431 Performance measurement and control
  • AFF3491 Advanced financial accounting theory and practice

(b.) four units from the following list (24 points):

  • AFF2631 Financial management
  • AFF2851 Accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFF3511 Strategic management accounting
  • AFF3631 Auditing and assurance
  • AFF3791 Comparative international accounting
  • AFF3851 Advanced accounting information systems and financial modelling
  • AFX3551 International study program in accounting
  • BTF2220 Corporations law and trusts
  • BTF3931 Taxation law
  • ECF1200 Macroeconomics
  • ETX2121 Data analysis in business

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Relevant Courses

Single degrees

  • 0315 Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Double degrees

  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 1333 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 1334 Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Management)