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postgraduate courses

MASTER OF ACCOUNTING

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) is a graduate conversion course designed especially for students who wish to enter the accounting profession but who have limited or no previous experience in accounting.

In the Master of Accounting course, you’ll develop your ability to think critically, in addition to the essential business and accounting skills potential employers expect in the workplace. You will study a range of subjects including, management and financial accounting, business and corporations law, financial reporting, corporate governance and regulatory processes, marketing management and professional communication.

SKILLS YOU’LL LEARN

01. Demonstrate
Demonstrate professional skills and knowledge in relation to contemporary accounting issues and related practices

02. Analysis & Application
Analyse contemporary accounting issues within a range of theories and frameworks. Apply strategic management and marketing techniques to a range of business situations.

03. Accountant
Be classified as an ‘accountant’ in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO Code: 2211-11)

04. Professionalism
Be eligible for admission into the professional courses offered by the ACCA, CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)

OUTCOMES & FUTURE STUDIES

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

Graduates are typically employed in taxation, financial advice, costing, investigative accounting, strategic management and management consulting. Many company directors and managers have graduated with accounting qualifications.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES

Master of Accounting graduates are eligible for admission into professional programs offered by the ACCA, ICAA and CPA Australia. Graduates may also apply for credit entry into the Master of Business Administration or a related graduate degree at another Australian higher education provider.

PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
BUSINESS RISK MANAGERS
EXTERNAL AUDITORS
ASSURANCE SPECIALISTS
TAXATION SPECIALISTS
TREASURES
MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

WHAT ARE OUR CURRENT AND PAST STUDENTS SAYING ABOUT US?

KEY FACTS

INTAKES
March, July, November

DURATION
2-years full time (6 trimesters) or part time equivalent

MODE
On campus, full-time or part-time

STRUCTURE
16 compulsory subjects

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Please click for international or domestic entry requirements

FEES
Please click whether you are an international or domestic student to view the relevant schedule.

COURSE SUBJECTS

LEVEL ONE

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
ACCM4000Accounting PrinciplesNilNil
CLWM4000Business and Corporations LawNilNil
ECOM4000EconomicsNilNil
STAM4000Quantitative MethodsNilNil
EAPM4000Professional Communication PracticeNilNil
MANM4000Introduction to Management NilNil

LEVEL TWO

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
CISM4000Accounting Information SystemsACCM4000Nil
ACCM4100Management Accounting ACCM4000Nil
ACCM4200Financial Accounting & Reporting 1ACCM4000Nil
CGRM4000Corporate Governance & Regulatory ProcessCLWM4000Nil

LEVEL THREE

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
ACCM4300Financial Accounting & Reporting 2 ACCM4200Nil
ACCM4400Auditing & AssuranceACCM4200CISM4000 & ACCM4300
CLWM4100Taxation Law ACCM4000 & CLWM4000ACCM4200

LEVEL FOUR

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
FINM4000FinanceSTAM4000ACCM4000
ACCM4500Management Accounting 2ACCM4100Nil
ACCM4600Accounting Theory & Contemporary IssuesACCM4200ACCM4300

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Students may be eligible for credit for academic work previously completed and should apply to the School for this to be recognised as an exemption from individual units of study. Students are able to receive exemptions of up to 50% of the course from a relevant postgraduate qualification, and up to 30% of the program from a relevant undergraduate qualification.

FEES & PREREQUISITES

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

Follow the link below if you are an Australian citizen or resident and would like to know more about the fees and prerequisites for this course.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Follow the link below if you are a citizen or resident of a country other than Australia and would like to know more about the fees and prerequisites for this course.