The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business is designed for students with a degree in a field other than Accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting and business concepts and procedures. The program encompasses study in finance, general management, taxation law and auditing, marketing, human resources management, International business, E-business and entrepreneurship.
Account Executive, Accountant, Actuary, Administrator, Banker, Banking and Finance Professional, Business Analyst, Certified Practicing Accountant, Construction Manager, Contract Administrator, Corporate Secretary, Facilities Manager, Financial Advisor / Analyst, Financial Project Manager, Investment Manager, Property Development and Property Management.
Study a Language
All students can now enrol in a Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree.
Admission will be competitive and on the basis of an undergraduate degree or other relevant qualifications and experience as determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor. International students must also satisfy the University's English Language requirements
The Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by the Professional Accounting Bodies of CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).
Graduation from an accredited accounting program facilitates initial entry to Associate membership of CPA Australia and (subject to employment and supervision requirements) eligibility for enrolment in the ICAA's CA Program.
Students completing the program will meet the academic requirements for Associate membership of CPA Australia and enrolment in the CPA Program, and for enrolment in the Chartered Accountants Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
All new International Students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business will be provided with an Orientation of the Faculty of Business and Law and the University at the commencement of each term.
There is a designated International Student Liaison Officer within the Faculty of Business and Law. This Officer is available to International Students as a representative and also to seek guidance and advice from.
Requirements and Structure
The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business requires students to complete 160 units of study. This is gained through completion of fourteen core courses worth 10 units each, and two directed courses from the available specialisations.