Course Description

Students who achieve excellent academic performance in their accounting studies will be eligible to join the Honours year.

Students who achieve excellent academic performance in their accounting studies will be eligible to join the Honours year.

The program extends undergraduate studies in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and taxation. Students undertake advanced coursework and a research thesis. Classes are conducted in a seminar setting. Students will have the opportunity to interact with research active academic staff, engage in the analysis of advanced accounting issues, and develop critical thinking skills.

Students aspiring to the Honours program should consult the Honours Convenor in the Research School of Accounting and Business Information Systems for advice. Students from other universities can also apply for entry.



Tuition Fees

International Students: $43,680 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 45.2% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 70.4% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 72.6% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Australian National University (ANU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 77.3% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 13.4% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $60,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 086221J
Australian National University (ANU) Code: HACCT

Entry Requirements

An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree, or international equivalent, completed within the last two years:

  • that satisfies the requirements for the completion of an ANU accounting major or equivalent university study, and
  • with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses eligible for inclusion in an ANU accounting major or equivalent, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
  • and with the written approval of the Honours Convener.

The number of places available in the program may be limited by the Dean due to supervisory capacity, and admission to Honours is with the written approval of the Honours Convener.

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