Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

On successful completion of this programme, graduates should be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge, principles and skills embodied in the curriculum of the accounting major appropriately and accurately.
  2. Apply the regulatory framework for financial reporting.
  3. Exercise professional judgment in applying accounting policies in the framing of financial reports.
  4. Efficiently formulate and effectively communicate accounting information to users of such information.
  5. Assess the relevance and capacity for practical application of current and evolving global accounting practices in South Pacific Island economies.
  6. Discriminate between relevant and irrelevant information in framing decisions.
  7. Evaluate/Judge/Test arguments, ideas and theories.
  8. Articulate, observe and apply principles of good governance.
  9. Critically appraise financial, social and environmental accounting practices employed by entities.
  10. Make proficient use of information systems in organisations and make critical decisions relating to the use of information technology in organisations.
  11. Demonstrate levels of post conventional moral reasoning (as per Kolberg’s hierarchy) in the conduct of their daily lives.
  12. Address real world problems irrespective of whether they can be resolved by reductionism or not.
  13. Demonstrate a disposition and capacity to undertake career long independent learning in the field of accounting