What will I learn?

The Accounting Technologies major provides comprehensive understanding of the use of technology in accounting and related areas.

You will study issues in managerial accounting, computer accounting packages, accounting modelling and accounting statement analysis, and explore the challenges for workplaces using e-commerce.

What you'll learn

apply principles of accounting, economics, information systems, statistic, law and behavioural science as they relate to reporting business activity
critically analyse issues in collection, recording and reporting of economic activity. Develop accounting information systems giving cost effective decision useful information
locate, extract and critically appraise decision useful information related to economic activity from sources within an organisation and from external sources
relate the significance of commercial events and issues to the business and investing community using effectively structured financial communication and appropriate language
use electronic resources to effectively interrogate databases, analyse data, collect information and communicate
take responsibility for self-directed learning and the development of a career long attitude of continuing professional development
recognise the global nature of accounting by applying international financial reporting standards and appreciate the information requirements of a global financial system
demonstrate an understanding that cultural practices and differences impact commercial practices and interpersonal relations
apply an ethical approach to analysing and reporting commercial activities, advising clients, demonstrate leadership and the ability to delegate tasks to ensure timely outcomes; work independently to achieve agreed outcomes.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership of CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants) and the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.

Career information

  • Auditor
  • Business Analyst
  • Tax Advisor
  • Tax Agent or Consultant
  • Treasurer
  • Company Secretary
  • Accountant (General)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

013905G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,800.00 (US$ 20,195) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $89,300

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 January 2020, 4 May 2020, 31 August 2020

Venue

Dubai Campus

Curtin University,

Block 11, 4th floor, Dubai International Academic City,

345031, DUBAI, UAE

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,800.00 (US$ 20,195) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $89,300

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020, 6 July 2020, 2 November 2020

Venue

Curtin Singapore

90 and 92 Jalan Rajah,

329162, Singapore, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

United States High School Diploma or a High School Diploma based on a US curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or an average grade of B) and a Total score (Evidence-based Reading and Writing section and Math section) of at least 1000 out of 1600 in the SAT from the same sitting, a minimum of 400 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing section, and 400 in Math section is required. This qualification does not satisfy any course prerequisites. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; C2 Proficiency (CPE)- 190 with 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

For international students

Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, but also includes those who may have completed their senior secondary studies with a TAFE or other VET provider within the same time frame. This includes applicants whose secondary education was undertaken interstate or overseas.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.

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Pathways options

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