Standards

Accounting was the first business discipline to develop learning standards in 2010.  It is the first university discipline collaboratively developing and implementing a national model of expert peer review, for benchmarking against the nationally agreed standards.

Threshold Learning Outcomes for Accounting for Bachelor Graduates

Judgement

Bachelor graduates in Accounting will be able to exercise judgement under supervision to solve routine accounting problems in straightforward contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

Knowledge

Bachelor graduates in Accounting will be able to integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge which includes a selection of auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law and taxation law

Application Skills

Bachelor graduates in Accounting will be able to critically apply theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to solve routine accounting problems

Communication and Teamwork

Bachelor graduates in Accounting will be able to justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas in straightforward collaborative contexts involving both accountants and non-accountants

Self-Management

Bachelor graduates in Accounting will be able to reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements

Threshold Learning Outcomes for Accounting for Master Graduates

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to exercise judgement under supervision to solve routine accounting problems in diverse contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

Knowledge

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge which includes a selection of auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law and taxation law

Application Skills

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to critically apply theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to solve routine accounting problems

Communication and Teamwork

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas in diverse collaborative contexts involving both accountants and non-accountants

Self-Management

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements and initiate this process for others

Master (Advanced) graduates in Accounting will be able to:

Judgement

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to exercise judgement under minimal supervision to solve emerging and/or advanced accounting problems in complex contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

Knowledge

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge which includes a selection of auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law and taxation law

Application Skills

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to critically apply advanced theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to solve emerging and/or advanced accounting problems

Communication and Teamwork

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas in complex collaborative contexts involving both accountants and non-accountants

Self-Management

Master graduates in Accounting will be able to seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements and initiate this process for others