The Master of Accounting is ideal if you wish to extend your studies beyond traditional accounting to also encompass the increasingly critical role of business analytics, while also being eligible for membership with a professional accounting body. You will develop general management skills and knowledge related to contemporary accounting issues, data analysis and associated practices. After graduating you will be able to analyse accounting effectively and strategically within a range of theories and frameworks.

This course has industry accreditation from the following accounting bodies:



Adelaide / Brisbane / Gold Coast / Melbourne / Sydney / Perth

Course structure
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Course subjects

Students at the Gold Coast campus will choose from a limited selection of subjects for Trimester 1 2024. For more information, please commence your application through Kaplink to see the full list of available subjects.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students enrolled in the Master of Accounting at Kaplan Business School will learn how to:

  • Assess and demonstrate professional skills and knowledge in relation to contemporary accounting issues and related practices
  • Determine and apply appropriate professional and analytical skills to address specific accounting and business issues and challenges
  • Evaluate professional accounting and business issues emerging from strategic developments in practice and accounting regulation
  • Debate contemporary accounting issues within a range of theories and frameworks
  • Analyse the impact of law and ethics on accounting practice
  • Select and apply strategic data management techniques to a range of business situations

Entry requirements

All students applying to study at Kaplan Business School must satisfy the entry requirements for the desired course.

International entry requirements >

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Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

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 subjects of study.

Recognition of prior learning form (PDF) >

Career Outcomes

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> Investigative accounting

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Career Outcome Video Description

Upon successful completion you are eligible for admission into professional programs offered by CPA Australia,CA ANZ and ACCA. You may also apply for credit into our Master of Business Administration course, or a related graduate degree at another Australian higher education provider.

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Testimonial - Alex Delgado - Master Of Accounting (Alumni)
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 22:59

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about tuition fees and other expenses for our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

International fees >

Domestic fees >

There are also scholarships you may be eligible for to help support your study and living costs.

Scholarships >

How to apply

As an Australian citizen wanting to enrol in a Kaplan Business School course, you may be eligible for FEE-HELP. For further information visit www.studyassist.gov.au Apply Now