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Undergraduate Courses

Overview of courses available at undergraduate level

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The Course Overview(click the “+” sign below or download from the link to the right) – can be used to view the course structure and sequence in which subjects should be studied. All subjects named in the Course Overviews are core subjects and must be studied to satisfy the requirements of the particular award.

The first two trimesters of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and the Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance) represent the core subjects of their respective Diplomas, and provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to successfully attempt the higher level subjects in the remaining trimesters.

The subjects in shaded boxes must be studied in the order they are presented as they provide pre-requisite knowledge for other subjects. The remaining subjects (core and elective) have a recommended trimester, but may be studied in other available trimester slots to suit individual student preferences, provided pre-requisites have been completed.

Students may choose any elective subjects from the list following the Course Overview, provided the subject is offered in the trimester they wish to study it and they have met the relevant pre-requisites.

 


 

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (CRICOS 070366A)
(incorporating Diploma of Accounting)

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) offers a broad understanding of the concepts and practices of accounting, supported by related areas in finance, law, economics, marketing, information systems, management and statistics. The course focuses on preparing students for accounting careers in the modern business environment, specifically preparing students for management roles in the accounting industry. It aims to equip students with decision-making and critical analysis skills required in a professional accountancy practice, as well as a variety of functional areas within business. There is a particular emphasis on the development of professional and personal skills which underpin success in accounting.

The course requires students to study a total of 24 subjects over 6 trimesters. It contains 20 core subjects and 4 electives providing students with an in-depth understanding of accountancy practices, and an appreciation of other business related disciplines. In addition to the solid core of accounting subjects, including legislation related to accounting practices and an appreciation of ethical practice, students can also study a selection of related business, management and finance subjects designed to provide broad understanding of the total challenges faced by accountants and their clients.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Bachelor in Business (Accounting) may find entry level employment as an Accountant, Business Analyst, Auditor, Financial Advisor and Taxation Consultant among other career paths.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Bachelor in Business (Accounting) satisfy the educational membership requirements for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), CPA Australia (CPA) and The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Graduates are also eligible to apply for admission into a number of postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas.

Course Overview

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BBUS (ACCOUNTING) COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

BUS100 Professional Communication Skills
(Replaces BUS100 Business Study Skills and BUS106A Intro to Business A)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing (co-req BUS100)
BUS102 Introduction to Microeconomics

Second trimester

MGT100 Introduction to Management (Replaces BUS106B Intro to Business B)
ACC101 Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC100)
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS105 Business Statistics

Subjects in the first and second trimester MUST be completed first unless an exemption has been granted.

Third trimester

ACC200 Introduction to Management Accounting (ACC100)
ACC201 Financial Accounting (ACC100, ACC101)
FIN200 Corporate Financial Management (ACC100)
MGT200 Organisational Behaviour (BUS100, MGT100)

Fourth trimester

ACC202 Management Accounting (ACC100, ACC101)
ACC203 Accounting Information Systems (ACC100, ACC101, ACC201)
BUS200 Law of Business Organisations (BUS101)
 ACC204 Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ACC100, ACC101, ACC201)

Fifth trimester

ACC301 Tax Law (BUS101, BUS102)
ACC303 Contemporary Issues in Accounting (ACC100, ACC101, ACC200, ACC201, ACC202. ACC204) (replaces ACC302 Advanced Accounting)
Elective
Elective

Sixth trimester

ACC300  Auditing and Assurance Services (ACC100, ACC101, ACC201)
BUS303 Business Project (Last trimester only)
Elective
Elective

Electives: Provided pre-requisites have been met, and the subject is offered in the trimester, students may choose any electives from the list below. (Pre-requisite shown in brackets.)

Business Electives
BUS300 Business Ethics and Sustainability (BUS100, MGT100)
BUS302 Entrepreneurship (BUS104)
BUS304 Consumer Behaviour (BUS104)

Finance Electives
FIN201 Investment Management (FIN200)
FIN202 Financial Institutions (FIN200)
FIN301 Insolvency (ACC100, FIN200, BUS101, BUS200)

Management Electives
MGT300 Logistics Management (BUS100, MGT100)
MGT301 Change Management (MGT200)
MGT201 Cross Cultural Management (MGT100)
MGT202 The Learning Organisation (MGT200)
MGT302 Strategic Management (MGT200)

Diploma of Accounting (CRICOS 070368K)

The Diploma of Accounting is intended to provide students with foundation academic and business skills in accounting, supported with an introduction to related areas of study of economics, business law, statistics and marketing. It also develops the skills for self-directed learning and provides opportunities to apply these skills to business problems.

The Diploma of Accounting can be taken as a stand-alone course of 8 core subjects within 2 trimesters. Alternatively, the Diploma can be used as an entry point and direct entry pathway to the Bachelor of Business (Accounting). There are no electives for the Diploma of Accounting.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Diploma of Accounting may find entry level employment in accounting and financial management.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Diploma of Accounting are eligible to apply for admission into KOI’s Bachelor of Business (Accounting) or Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance). Students progressing into these courses will be given a maximum of 8 credits for prior learning for studies completed within the Diploma of Accounting. Graduates may use the Diploma to gain admission into many other bachelor level courses in Australia and overseas.

Course Overview

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DIP ACCOUNTING COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

BUS100 Professional Communication Skills
(Replaces BUS100 Business Study Skills and BUS106A Intro to Business A)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting
BUS102 Introduction to Microeconomics
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing (Co-req BUS100)

Second trimester

MGT100 Introduction Management
(replaces BUS106B Intro to Business B)
ACC101 Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC100)
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS105 Business Statistics

Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance) (CRICOS 070367M)
(incorporating Diploma of Management)

The Bachelor of Business (Management & Finance) offers a broad understanding of the concepts and practices of management and finance, combined with a sound knowledge of the functional areas of business. The program focuses on preparing managers for challenging roles in the global environment, with a particular focus on preparing students for management roles in the banking and finance, financial services and other business areas.

The course requires students to study a total of 24 subjects over 6 trimesters. It contains 18 core subjects and 6 electives allowing students more flexibility in tailoring their course to their specific area of interest for future career aspirations. The advanced level core subjects include 6 Business/Management and 4 specialist Finance subjects. Additional Accounting and Financial Accounting subjects contribute to the Finance elements of the course, while students also study a range of related business and management subjects designed to provide broad understanding of the management and finance challenges faced in business. The subjects covered include law, marketing, statistics, logistics and entrepreneurship.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Bachelor in Business (Management and Finance) may find entry level employment in Sales and/or Marketing Management, Business Consultancies, Real Estate Management or Banking among other career paths.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Bachelor in Business (Management and Finance) are eligible to apply for admission into a number of postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas. Graduates may also apply to study the Masters of Accounting or Masters of Professional Accounting with KOI.

Course Overview

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BBUS (MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE) COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

BUS100 Professional Communication Skills
(Replaces BUS100 Business Study Skills and BUS106A Intro to Business A)
BUS102 Introduction to Microeconomics
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing (BUS100)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting

Second trimester

MGT100 Introduction Management
(replaces BUS106B Intro to Business B)
BUS103 Introduction to Macroeconomics
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS105 Business Statistics

Subjects in the first and second trimester MUST be completed first unless an exemption has been granted.

Third trimester

MGT200 Organisational Behaviour (BUS100, MGT100)
FIN200 Corporate Financial Management (ACC100)
ACC200 Introduction to Management Accounting (ACC100)
Elective

Fourth trimester

FIN202 Financial Institutions (ACC100, FIN200)
BUS300 Business Ethics and Sustainability (BUS100, MGT100)
MGT300 Logistics Management (BUS100, MGT100)
Elective

Fifth trimester

FIN201 Investment Management (ACC100, FIN200)
BUS302 Entrepreneurship (BUS100, MGT100, BUS104)
Management Elective
Elective

Sixth trimester

BUS303 Business Project (Last trimester only)
MGT302 Strategic Management (BUS100, MGT100, MGT200 – 2nd last/last trimesters only)
Elective
Elective

Electives: Provided pre-requisites have been met, and the subject is offered in the trimester
– Students must choose a MINIMUM of one Management Elective from those offered in any given trimester.
– Students may choose remaining electives from any Management, Accounting or Business Electives from the lists below.
(Pre-requisite shown in brackets)

Accounting Electives
ACC101 Intro to Financial Accounting (ACC100)
ACC201 Financial Accounting (ACC101)
ACC202 Management Accounting (ACC200)
ACC203 Accounting Information Systems (ACC100, ACC101, ACC201)
ACC204 Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ACC201)
ACC301 Tax Law (BUS101, BUS200)

Business Electives
BUS200 Law of Business Organisations (BUS101)
BUS304 Consumer Behaviour (BUS104)

Finance Electives
FIN301 Insolvency (ACC100, FIN200, BUS101, BUS200)

Management Electives:
MGT301 Change Management (MGT200)
MGT201 Cross Cultural Management (MGT100)
MGT202 The Learning Organisation (MGT200)

Diploma of Management (CRICOS 070369J)

The Diploma of Management is intended to provide students with foundation academic and business skills in Management, Marketing, Economics, Business Law and Statistics. It also develops the skills for self-directed learning and provides opportunities to apply these skills to business problems.

The Diploma of Management  can be taken as a stand-alone course of 8 core subjects within 2 trimesters. Alternatively, the Diploma can be used as an entry point and direct entry pathway to the Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance) and/or the Bachelor of Business (Accounting), or other Bachelor level business degrees.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Diploma of Management may find entry level employment in management of small and large businesses, Government and Not-for-Profit organisations.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Diploma of Management are eligible to apply for admission into KOI’s Bachelor of Business (Management and Finance) or Bachelor of Business (Accounting). Students progressing into these courses will be given a maximum of 8 credits for prior learning for studies completed within the Diploma of Management. Graduates may use the Diploma to gain admission into many other bachelor level courses in Australia for overseas

 

Course Overview

Download and print off to complete your study plan for Dip Management
DIP MANAGEMENT COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

BUS100 Professional Communication Skills
(replaces BUS100 Business Study Skills and BUS106A Intro to Business A)
BUS102 Introduction to Microeconomics
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing (Co-req BUS100)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting

Second trimester

MGT100 Introduction to Management
(replaces BUS106B Intro to Business B)
BUS103 Introduction to Macroeconomics (BUS102)
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS105 Business Statistics

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