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Complex global markets and reporting requirements mean that never before has accounting been a more dynamic and exciting profession to enter. Accountants are finance and information specialists and the major decision-makers in a wide range of organisations.Why choose Deakin?
At an undergraduate level, accounting is studied through the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom). Deakin's BCom is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide. Deakin is the only Australian university with EPAS accreditation for its Bachelor of Commerce.
The Bachelor of Commerce is the recommended pathway for professional accounting accreditation. Depending on units undertaken in an accredited course, students are eligible to apply for admission to the following programs:
Exemptions may apply for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA). Students should consult with a Faculty's course advisor to identify appropriate units required by each professional body. Eligibility can depend on work place experience. Students should consult the professional body.Career opportunities
Extensive and rewarding career opportunities exist in public accounting practices, corporations small and large, the tax department, audit firms, government organisations and not-for-profit organisations.