As part of an articulated suite of postgraduate Business Administration courses, this program aims to build upon students' undergraduate study in the field through examination of the key dimensions of business operational tasks and processes in an environment of rapid change.
Prerequisites 1. Bachelor degree; or 2. Professional experience in management/leadership positions and member grade status of a relevant professional organisation.
Master of Business Administration (Accounting)
The course assists students to understand management processes in organisations in the private and public sectors. Students acquire a deeper knowledge of theoretical, conceptual and ethical issues applying to business processes. They are able to analyse, evaluate and justify business processes in a changing environment.
The MBA (Accounting) structure provides the opportunity for more in-depth study in accounting and to this end is specifically aimed at meeting professional accreditation requirements for its graduates.
MBA (Accounting) has been jointly accredited by CPA Australia (NSW, Vic) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) (NSW, Vic)
Graduates of the MBA (Accounting) are eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia and entry into the CA program of the ICAA.
* Accounting firms
* Computer hardware and software
* Employment relations
* Financial management
* Human resource management
* International trade and investment
* Marketing management
* Marketing research
* Personal investment
* Policy administration
* Retailing and wholesaling
Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
Course available at:
Sydney (North Sydney), NSW
EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.
1. Requirements for Completion of the Degree
1.1 To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
1. 80 cp from Core Units; and
2. 80 cp from Electives.
1.2 An applicant who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or Graduate Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent may be granted advanced standing.
2. Exit Points
A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or Graduate Diploma in Business Administration may exit from the course with the relevant award.
Schedule of Unit Offerings
Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ACCT600 10 Accounting for Decision-Making
BAFI600 10 Corporate Finance
BUSO600 10 Ethical Leadership (Inc: MGMT638 Leadership in Organisations)
BUSO603 10 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (Pre: MGMT641 Organisational Dynamics and Change Management or MGMT602 Organisational Behaviour. Inc: MGMT633Ethics and Organisational Governance)
ECON600 10 Managerial Economics
MGMT602 10 Organisational Behaviour (Inc: MGMT641 Organisational Dynamics and Change Management)
MGMT605 10 Strategic Management (Inc: MGMT640 Strategic Management and Decision-Making)
MGMT633 10 Ethics and Organisational Governance (Inc: BUSO603 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility)
MGMT638 10 Leadership in Organisations (Inc: BUSO600 Ethical Leadership)
MGMT640 10 Strategic Management and Decision-Making (Pre: MGMT641 Organisational Dynamics and Change Management or MGMT602 Organisational Behaviour. Inc: MGMT605 Strategic Management)
MGMT641 10 Organisational Dynamics and Change Management (Inc: Organisational Behaviour)
MKTG600 10 Marketing Management
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ACCT601 10 Australian Auditing and Assurance Services (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision-Making)
ACCT602 10 Accounting and Accountability (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision-Making)
ACCT603 10 Accounting for Corporate Structures (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision-Making)
ACCT604 10 Strategic Managerial Accounting (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision-Making)
ACCT605 10 Strategic Resource Management (Pre: ACCT604 Strategic Managerial Accounting)
BAFI602 10 Financial Analysis and Business Valuation (Pre: BAFI600 Corporate Finance)
LEGL601 10 Commercial and Corporations Law
LEGL602 10 Taxation Law (Pre: LEGL601 Commercial and Corporations Law)