This two year masters degree equips the student with high level skills in accounting, finance, computer software applications, economics, statistics, and business law, empowering them with the skills and capacity necessary to undertake high level accounting analyses, research and advice.
Student must have completed: *an undergraduate degree in any discipline from an Australian university; or * a qualification from an overseas institution or organisation assessed as being at least equivalent to the above by the professional bodies in which this program is seeking accreditation for. Exemptions To be eligible for an exemption from a course in this program a student must have received a 'Pass' or above in a course of equivalent content and rated units of credit from an approved program and be at least at postgraduate level. Exemptions will be assessed with reference to the requirements of the professional bodies that accredit this program of study. No substitutions will be granted for any course in this program.
Master of Professional Accounting
About Professional Accounting
Accounting has changed! Accountants are no longer merely bookkeepers. They perform a wide range of duties and have innumerable career opportunities.
This is a specialised and specific program which equips graduates with the necessary skills for employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers.
This program will further develop your technical skills, while honing your analytic and problem-solving abilities. Your studies will have a wide base, including such areas as computing, economics and auditing, so you will have the skills you need to work in many different areas of accounting.
For graduates looking to redirect their career, this program is for you. It is suitable for persons who are interested in employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers. Potential fields of employment include financial accounting, management accounting, taxation auditing, teaching finance, banking management, administration, consulting or business advisory services.
Students must complete 12 core courses (96 units of credit) to graduate with the Master of Professional Accounting.
12 core courses
Course Code Course Name
ACCT20040 Auditing and Ethical Practice
ACCT20052 Issues in Financial Accounting
ACCT20053 Issues in Management Accounting
ACCT20054 Advanced Corporate Accounting
ACCT29083 Theory of Accounting
COIS20024 Systems Management Overview
ECON20023 Economics for Business
FINC20006 Organisational Finance
LAWS20023 Australian Taxation Law
LAWS20028 Business Law
LAWS20029 Corporate Law
STAT20028 Statistics for Analytical Decisions