Accounting

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Accounting

Accounting major

Achievement of a major in Accounting requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Accounting minor

Achievement of a minor in Accounting requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Units of study

The relevant units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

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


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce, the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws must complete this core unit within the first year of study (full-time students) or within in the first two years of study (part-time students).
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT1006
Accounting and Financial Management
6    A HSC Mathematics
P BUSS1030 or ACCT1005
N ACCT1001 or ACCT1002 or ACCT1003 or ACCT1004
Semester 1
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
ACCT2011
Financial Accounting A
6    P (ACCT1001 or ACCT1005 or BUSS1030) and (ACCT1002 or ACCT1006)
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT2019
Management Accounting
6    P (ACCT1001 or ACCT1005 or BUSS1030) and (ACCT1002 or ACCT1006)
N ACCT2012
Semester 1
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core (major only)
ACCT3011
Financial Accounting B
6    P ACCT2011
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT3600
Accounting and Auditing in Practice
6    A Students are expected to have an understanding of the key principles and rules of specified auditing standards, and be able to apply them in the context of business scenarios. Students are also expected to comprehend the form and content of published financial statements and be able to explain their function.
P Completion of at least 120 credit points including (ACCT2012 or ACCT2019) and ACCT3011.
N ACCT3014


This unit should only be undertaken by students in their final semester of the Accounting major / Professional Accounting program. This unit of study must be completed at the University of Sydney Business School.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective (for major)
ACCT3013
Financial Statement Analysis
6    P ACCT2011
Semester 1
ACCT3015
Data Analytics for Accounting
6    A Completion of INFS3110 (or INFS2001) is desirable.
P ACCT2011 and ACCT2012
Semester 2
ACCT3016
Sustainability Accounting
6    A Completion of the stated prerequisites will be sufficient for students to perform at the expected academic level for a 3000 level UoS
P ACCT2011 and ACCT2012
Semester 1
ACCT3020
Advanced Issues in Management Accounting
6    A Students are assumed to have competency with the basic tools, techniques and methods of cost and management accounting and an ability to analyse non-directed, comprehensive business/accounting problems.
P ACCT2012 and ACCT2011
N ACCT3012
Semester 1
ACCT3031
International Corporate Governance
6    A Students are expected to have an understanding of the key principles and rules of specified accounting standards and be able to apply them in the context of business scenarios. Students are also expected to comprehend the form and content of published financial statements and be able to explain their function.
P ACCT2011
Semester 2
CLAW3201
Australian Taxation System
6    P CLAW1003 or CLAW2201 or CLAW2214
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS3110
Information Systems for Accountants
6    A INFS1000 or INFO1000 or INFO1003 or INFO1903
N INFS2001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT3400
Industry and Community Project
6    A BUSS1030 and BUSS1006 and (ACCT2011 or ACCT2019)
P 72 credit points
N BUSS3110 or BANK3400 or CLAW3400 or FINC3400 or IBUS3400 or INFS3400 or MKTG3400 or QBUS3400 or WORK3400 or WORK3401
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective (for minor)
ACCT3011
Financial Accounting B
6    P ACCT2011
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT3013
Financial Statement Analysis
6    P ACCT2011
Semester 1
ACCT3015
Data Analytics for Accounting
6    A Completion of INFS3110 (or INFS2001) is desirable.
P ACCT2011 and ACCT2012
Semester 2
ACCT3016
Sustainability Accounting
6    A Completion of the stated prerequisites will be sufficient for students to perform at the expected academic level for a 3000 level UoS
P ACCT2011 and ACCT2012
Semester 1
ACCT3020
Advanced Issues in Management Accounting
6    A Students are assumed to have competency with the basic tools, techniques and methods of cost and management accounting and an ability to analyse non-directed, comprehensive business/accounting problems.
P ACCT2012 and ACCT2011
N ACCT3012
Semester 1
ACCT3031
International Corporate Governance
6    A Students are expected to have an understanding of the key principles and rules of specified accounting standards and be able to apply them in the context of business scenarios. Students are also expected to comprehend the form and content of published financial statements and be able to explain their function.
P ACCT2011
Semester 2