Comments about Master of Professional Accounting (Non Graduate Entry) - Online - on campus - Rockhampton - Queensland
This 2 ½ year masters degree provides students with a transition from vocational study to higher education. The program then proceeds to equip 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. The program is currently accredited by Australia's professional accrediting bodies and is constantly being reviewed to maintain accreditation. Graduates are eligible for membership of CPA Australia, the ICAA, and the National Institute of Accountants (NIA), and conditional upon elective courses selected, the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA).
Students must have completed: * a two-year, post-Year 12 qualification recognised as being at least equivalent to an Australian diploma; or * a qualification from an overseas institution or organisation assessed as being at least equivalent to the above by the professional bodies that accredit this program of study. 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 post-graduate 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 (Non Graduate Entry)
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 in non-accounting disciplines 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.
The program equips students 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.
Students must complete 16 courses (128 units of credit) to graduate with the Master of Professional Accounting.
14 Core Courses
Course Code Course Name
ACCT20040 Auditing and Ethical Practice
ACCT20051 Accounting Information for Decision Making
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
MGMT20124 People, Work & Organisations
STAT20028 Statistics for Analytical Decisions
2 Elective Courses
Course Code Course Name
Selected from the following list
ACCT20047 Strategic Cost Management
ACCT20048 Management Accounting Systems
FINC20007 Financial Market Analysis
FINC20008 International Finance
FINC20009 Investments - Analysis and Management
MGMT20112 Strategy Development and Initiatives
MRKT20019 Marketing Management
Students seeking membership of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) are advised to complete ACCT20047 Strategic Cost Management and ACCT20048 Management Accounting Systems