Table of undergraduate units of study: The University of Sydney Business School

The University of Sydney Business School subject areas

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Accounting

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
For the award of a major in Accounting, students complete:
(i) 18 credit points in junior units of study: BUSS1030, ACCT1006 and BUSS1020* (or ECMT1010);
(ii) 12 credit points in compulsory senior units of study: ACCT2011 and ACCT2012; and
(iii) a minimum of 24 credit points in elective senior units of study.
* Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and related combined degrees must complete BUSS1020 as it is a core unit for their programs, rather than the ECMT alternative.

Junior units of study

BUSS1030
Accounting, Business and Society
6    N ACCT1001, ACCT1002, ACCT1003, ACCT1004, ACCT1005


This unit of study is a compulsory part of the Bachelor of Commerce and combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT1006
Accounting and Financial Management
6    P ACCT1005 or BUSS1030
N ACCT1001, ACCT1002, ACCT1003, ACCT1004
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS1020
Quantitative Business Analysis
6    N ECMT1010, ECOF1010, MATH1005, MATH1905, MATH1015, STAT1021, ENVX1001


This unit of study is a compulsory part of the Bachelor of Commerce, combined Bachelor of Commerce degrees.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT1010
Business and Economic Statistics A
6    N ECMT1011, ECMT1012, ECMT1013, MATH1015, MATH1005, MATH1905, STAT1021, ECOF1010, BUSS1020, ENVX1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
ACCT2011
Financial Accounting A
6    P (ACCT1001 or ACCT1005 or BUSS1030) and (ACCT1002 or ACCT1006) and (ECMT1010 or BUSS1020)
N ACCT2001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT2012
Management Accounting A
6    P (ACCT1001 or ACCT1005 or BUSS1030) and (ACCT1002 or ACCT1006)
N ACCT2002
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units for the major
ACCT3011
Financial Accounting B
6    P ACCT2011 or ACCT2001
N ACCT3001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT3012
Management Accounting B
6    P ACCT2012 or ACCT2002
N ACCT3002


Discipline Permission required for students who have not passed ACCT2012 (or ACCT2002)
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT3013
Financial Statement Analysis
6    P (ACCT2011 or ACCT2001) and (FINC2011 or FINC2001)
N ACCT3003
Semester 1
ACCT3014
Auditing and Assurance
6    P ACCT3011 or ACCT3001
N ACCT3004
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT3031
International Corporate Governance
6    A CLAW2201
P ACCT2011 or ACCT2001
Semester 2
ACCT3032
Current Issues in Management Accounting
6    P ACCT2012 or ACCT2002
Semester 1
BUSS2100
Business Placement A (Internship)
6    P For Bachelor of Commerce (and all combined courses administered by the Business School): 48 credit points, including 5 x junior core units; For Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies): 48 credit points, including 2 junior core units.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employment Relations Office for details: business.placements@sydney.edu.au
Int February
Int July
Semester 1
Semester 2
CLAW2201
Corporations Law
6    P Any 4 full semester junior units of study including CLAW1001
N CLAW2001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Note: Students must have approval from the Discipline of Accounting to count BUSS2100 towards a major.

Honours year units of study

For the award of the Bachelor of Commerce, the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) or any other non-Business School degree with Honours in Accounting, students complete an additional honours year of study comprising the five units listed below.
BUSS4000
Honours in Business
  
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4001
Business Honours Research Methods
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4002
Business Honours Specialisation A
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4003
Business Honours Specialisation B
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4004
Business Honours Thesis
12    P A minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% across all senior units taken within an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 70% in units completed in the subject area of the discipline of intended honours study (including pre-honours units or pass stream units).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2