postgraduate courses

MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING

The Master of Professional Accounting is an internationally recognised qualification and offers a pathway towards professional accreditation. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles while improving your critical thinking, analytical and corporate governance skills. The course is accredited by CPA Australia, CA ANZ and ACCA, and offers a direct pathway
to professional certification and employment.

 

COURSE CRICOS CODE 063297A

SKILLS YOU’LL LEARN

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

02. Evaluation
Evaluate professional accounting and business issues emerging from strategic developments in practice and accounting regulation

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 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

OUTCOMES & FUTURE STUDIES

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

As a Master of Professional Accounting graduate you can typically expect to find employment as a business risk manager, external auditor and assurance specialist, financial analyst, insolvency and reconstruction specialist, internal auditor, management consultant, taxation specialist or treasurer.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES

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.

This course is accredited by TEQSA and has industry accreditation from the following accounting bodies:
BUSINESS RISK MANAGERS
EXTERNAL AUDITORS
ASSURANCE SPECIALISTS
TAXATION SPECIALISTS
TREASURERS
MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

WHAT ARE OUR CURRENT AND PAST STUDENTS SAYING ABOUT US?

KEY FACTS

INTAKES
March, July, November

DURATION
Standard study option
1 year, 4 months/ 12 subjects/ 4 trimesters
An accelerated study option is available
depending on subject offerings.

MODE
On campus, full-time or part-time

STRUCTURE
12 core 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
C = Core Subjects
C ACCM4000Accounting PrinciplesNilNil
C CLWM4000Business and Corporations LawNilNil
C ECOM4000EconomicsNilNil
C STAM4000Quantitative MethodsNilNil

LEVEL TWO

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
C = Core Subjects
C CISM4000Accounting Information SystemsACCM4000Nil
C ACCM4100Management Accounting ACCM4000Nil
C ACCM4200Financial Accounting & Reporting 1ACCM4000Nil

LEVEL THREE

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
C = Core Subjects
C ACCM4300Financial Accounting & Reporting 2 ACCM4200Nil
C ACCM4400Auditing & AssuranceACCM4200ACCM4300
C CLWM4100Taxation Law ACCM4200Nil

LEVEL FOUR

CODESUBJECTPRE-REQUISITECO-REQUISITE
C = Core Subjects
C FINM4000FinanceSTAM4000Nil
C ACCM4600Accounting Theory & Contemporary IssuesACCM4200ACCM4300

Students should review individual subject information for specific assessment details as assessment methods may vary.

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 course 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.