Overview

This major equips graduates with the technical and management skills needed to succeed in a wide range of accounting and finance related fields.

Course description

After developing a solid grounding in business in your first year, customise your degree with a major in Accounting. Our hands-on approach to learning, coupled with lecturers who are experts in their field, will give you the advantage and the confidence to get ahead in your career.

Core Subject

Year 1

CORE BUSINESS UNITS

BAO1101Accounting for Decision Making
BCO1102Information Systems for Business
BEO1105Economic Principles
BEO1106Business Statistics
BHO1171Introduction to Marketing
BLO1105Business Law
BMO1102Management and Organisation Behaviour
BPD1100Integrated Business Challenge

 

Professional Accounting Minor (NEW)

 

Year 2 & 3

 

Compulsory Major

Discipline Minor

ACCOUNTING (BMAACT)
PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING (BMIPAC)
BAO2000Accounting Information SystemsBAO3306Auditing
BAO2001Corporate FinanceBLO2206Taxation Law
BAO2202Financial AccountingBAO3306Practice
BAO2203Corporate AccountingNIT2171Introduction to ICT Management
BAO2204Management AccountingNIT3171ICT Business Analytics and Data Visualisation
BEO2006Corporate Regulation  
BAO3309Advanced Financial Accounting  
BPD3100Applied Business Challenge  

 

 

Breadth Minor

 
BPD2100International Business Challenge
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3

 

 

*4 Units including BPD2100 International Business Challenge

 

 

Banking and Finance Minor

 

Year 2 & 3

 

Compulsory Major

Discipline Minor

ACCOUNTING (BMAACT)
BANKING & FINANCE (BMIBKF)
BAO2000Accounting Information SystemsBEO2000Financial Institutions and Monetary Theory
BAO2001Corporate FinanceBEO2001Commercial Banking & Finance
BAO2202Financial AccountingBAO3404Credit Lending Decisions
BAO2203Corporate AccountingElective 1 
BAO2204Management Accounting  
BEO2006Corporate Regulation  
BAO3309Advanced Financial Accounting  
BPD3100Applied Business Challenge  

 

 

Breadth Minor

 
BPD2100International Business Challenge
BAO3306Auditing*
BLO2206Taxation Law & Practice*
Elective 2

 

 

*These units are essential for exemptions of professional accounting papers.4 Units including BPD2100 International Business Challenge


 

CAREERS AND PROSPECTS

GRADUATE OUTCOMES AND CAREERS

Become a financial expert and your specialist skills will be sought after across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Career opportunities include roles in:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Financial advisory
  • Treasury
  • Taxation
  • Business analysis
  • Data analytics
  • Business consulting

 

Professional Recognition

Graduates who successfully completed the appropriate subjects will meet the educational requirements of (set by) CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

TESTIMONIALS

Kang Phaik Wa
Accounting
American Express & Bathday Handmade Body Care
Senior Hong Kong Business Consultant & Founder
" My three-year sojourn in VU at Sunway has been the most memorable chapter in my life. "
Amira Shazwin Binti Amran
Accounting
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Senior Associate (Tax Consultant)
" Everyone has a story to tell and my exciting adventure began at VU!"

INTERESTED?

This specialisation is offered as an option as part of the Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree.

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