Why Study with Business?

Professional Recognition

The Faculty of Business offers quality courses that are accredited or recognised by professional bodies both nationally and internationally. Details are set out below. Because some professional associations have specific requirements for membership, students should seek academic advice to ensure that they take the subjects required in order to meet those requirements.



Accounting

Graduates of the following programs meet the accreditation requirements of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Institute of Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants:

  • Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services (suspended from 2017)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy)-Bachelor of Laws
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Professional Accounting Advanced

Exemptions in the qualifying programs for membership of the Association of International Accountants (AIA) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MCPA) are also available to graduates of the above programs, as is associate membership of The Tax Institute.


Finance

The Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams. In addition, students are strongly recommended to complete the free online learning module, Ethics and Standards of Practice available through the CFA Institute®.

Graduates of the programs listed below may be eligible for membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and the Finance & Treasury Association (FTA):

  • Bachelor of Commerce with a major in either Finance or Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Economics and Finance
  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Master of Business (Financial Management)
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance)

Financial Planning

The Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) meets ASIC training requirements for RG146 Tier 1 compliance in the following areas: Financial Planning, Securities, Derivatives, Managed Investments, Superannuation, Self Managed Superannuation Funds, Foreign Exchange, Margin Lending Facility, General Insurance, Life Insurance, Insurance Broking, Deposit Products and Non-Cash Payments, Generic Knowledge and Skills.


Human Resources

Graduates of the following programs meet the accreditation requirements of the Australian Human Resources Institute:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management)
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (accredited until July 2017)
  • Master of Business (Human Resource Management) 

Logistics

The Master of Science (Logistics) is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) until 31 December 2015. This accreditation applies to students who commenced the Master of Science (Logistics) prior to this date.

Students who commenced the Master of Science (Logistics) in 2016 and wish to seek MCIPS status with CIPS will be required to meet a supplementary condition that requires the successful completion of two additional CIPS units: AD3: Improving the competitiveness of supply chains, and PD3: Strategic supply chain management, as well as completion of the Master of Science (Logistics). Download the AD3 and PD3 examinations guidelines from  more information Please direct any further questions to the Master of Science Academic Program Director.

The Master of Science (Logistics) and the Master of Science (Logistics and Project Management) are certified by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Graduates of the above degrees may also be eligible for membership of the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) and the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS), Singapore.


Supply Chain Management

Recognition of the Master of Science (Supply Chain Management) and the Master of Science (Supply Chain Management and Project Management) by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) is currently pending.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce (Supply Chain Management) and the Master of Science (Supply Chain Management) may be eligible for membership of the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) and the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS) Singapore. 


Marketing

Graduates of the following programs may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI), the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMRS) and The Communication Council (TCC):

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
  • Master of Business (Marketing)
  • Master of Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Master of Strategic Management and Marketing (discontinued from 2015)
  • Master of Strategic Marketing (discontinued from 2015)

Public Relations

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce (Public Relations) may be eligible for membership of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).

Last reviewed: 11 May, 2017