Stream

Accounting Co-op - ACCTB13554

Stream Summary

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Accounting

Contact:  UNSW Business School Student Centre

Program: 3554 - Commerce (Co-op)

Award(s):

Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) (Major)

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Stream Outline

The UNSW Co-op Program is a scholarship program set up by industry and The University of New South Wales to provide financial support and industry training for selected undergraduate students. The UNSW Co-op Program is based on existing undergraduate programs at UNSW with the following special features:
  • For high achieving students the UNSW Co-op Program offers an ideal combination of challenge and opportunity.
  • Co-op students receive structured industrial training and gain valuable work experience with up to four different employers.
  • On graduation, sponsors are always looking to recruit Co-op Scholars.
  • UNSW academics and senior managers from industry and government have jointly planned Co-op requirements.
  • In 2012 Co-op scholars received a tax-free scholarship of $16,750 per annum.
  • At present we have 150 of Australia‚Äôs leading industries sponsoring 470 scholars across 24 different programs.

Stream Structure

Compulsory courses

Plus 3 courses from the following electives

Plus required Industrial Training courses
Note: Students may not enrol into the above industrial training courses concurrently with any other courses except with the permission of the School of Accounting Co-op Program Coordinator.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this stream of study is at first year only, through the scholarship selection procedures administered by the Co-op Program Office.
For baseline requirements to the UNSW Co-op program visit the frequently asked questions page.

How to Apply

Visit the UNSW Co-op website for a brochure and application form.

Professional Recognition

CPA Australia
Associate membership of CPA Australia may be obtained with a UNSW undergraduate degree that incorporates a major in Accounting and completion of the other accredited courses to satisfy its core knowledge requirements. A list of the required courses can be accessed through www.cpaaustralia.com.au or the Professional Recognition of Programs for Undergraduate Students in the Online Handbook.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
Graduates who have completed the required accredited courses in a UNSW undergraduate degree are eligible to enter the Chartered Accountants Program leading to membership. A list of the required courses can be accessed through www.charteredaccountants.com.au or the Professional Recognition of Programs for Undergraduate Students in the Online Handbook.

Institute of Public Accountants (formerly the National Institute of Accountants)
The Institute of Public Accountants has approved UNSW for the purpose of its membership qualifications. Further information is available from Professional Recognition of Programs for Undergraduate Students in the Online Handbook.

Further Information

For further information about the Co-op Program and Co-op Scholarships, refer to the Co-op program office
UNSW Co-op Program Office
email:cooprog@unsw.edu.au
tel: + 61 2 9385 5116
fax: + 61 2 9313 6774
location: Room 1096 Rupert Myers Building (South Wing) (Enter Gate 14 Barker Street)

Mailing Address:
UNSW Co-op Program
UNSW Sydney
NSW 2052

Contact the UNSW Business School Student Centre for advice.
tel: + 61 2 9385 3189
location: Level 1, room 1028, Quadrangle Building
Forms, policies and procedures
Frequently asked questions