Accounting has changed. Accountants 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.
Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
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.
Course Overview At A Glance
|Program at a glance |
|Duration ||2 years full-time, 3 years part-time |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - BNE; GDC; MEL; ROK; SYD; External |
International - BNE; GDC; MEL; ROK; SYD; External
|Courses/Units of Credit ||12 courses/96 units of credit |
|Faculty || Arts, Business, Informatics & Education |
|How to Apply || |
direct to the University - ONLINE
|Entry Requirements || |
please refer to the entry requirements section
|Professional Accreditation || |
This program is accredited by the CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) (formerly National Institute of Accountants (NIA)) Restricted Member status. However, these organisations accredit each campus individually, so students should check the current status of accreditation for their desired study location.
For eligibility criteria for membership of the Professional Bodies refer to these websites:
www.cpaaustralia.com.au (CPA Australia)
|Residential School || |
|Practicum/Work placement || |
|Exit Awards || Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting , Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||MProfAcc |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || 058719D - QLD / 059402F - VIC / 060715A - NSW (International students holding student visas can not study externally whilst in Australia.) |
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.
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 |