Accreditation and Memberships

The School of Business and Tourism offers a number of memberships and accreditations from industry organisations.

 

CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

 

 

 

CPA Australia and CAANZ accredit *eleven (11) discipline-specific units as meeting the CPA and CAANZ educational requirements in the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Graduate Diploma of Accounting (CPA only)
  • Master of Professional Accounting

 *CPA and CAANZ (11) accredited units: ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making; LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law; ACC00130 – Auditing; ACC00132 – Taxation; ACC00145 - Financial Reporting; ACC00146 - Management Accounting; ACC00151 - Financial Accounting; ACC00152 - Business Finance; ACC73001 - Advanced Management Accounting; LAW00004 - Company Law; MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis

For more information on our CPA and CAANZ-accredited courses, visit the CPA website.

Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) 

The TPB has approved **five (5) discipline-specific units as meeting the educational requirements for licensing under BAS Agent and Tax Agent in the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)

 **The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) accredited units:

BAS Agent (1/2): ACC00151 OR - ACC00132 – Taxation OR Both

Tax Agent (5) LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law; LAW00004 - Company Law; LAW00052 - Introduction to Land Law OR LAW00126 - Competition and Consumer Law; ACC00132 – Taxation; ACC00134 - Advanced Taxation;

For more information, visit the TPB - Approved Course Providers (Board Approved Courses) for Southern Cross University

 

Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) 

ASIC has accredited ***six (6) discipline-specific units as meeting the Regulatory Guide 146 (RG146) 'Licensing: Training of financial product advisers' within the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business (Accounting Major)

 ***ASIC RG146 (6) accredited units: ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making; ACC00152 - Business Finance; FIN10252 - Financial Planning; FIN10711 – Portfolio Management; FIN10712 – Financial Risk Management; LAW01125 - Stock Exchange and Finance Law

For more information on the requirements of ASIC RG146, please visit the ASIC website.

 

Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM)

The AIPM have endorsed the following courses:

  • Master of Project Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management

 Students who have completed an AIPM endorsed Higher Eduction course are eligible to apply for a certificate as a Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) under AIPM's RegPM program.  To qualify for CPPP, students must apply for Assoicate Membership with a copy of their qualification.

For more information on becoming an AIPM RegPM or to qualify as a CPPP, refer to AIPM Membership and CPPP and AIPM Endorsed Course Information.