Master's in Melbourne Australia

Top Masters Programs in Melbourne Australia 2016/2017

Master

Students from all over the world are drawn to Melbourne for graduate education. Melbourne is Australia’s most multicultural city and this is illustrated in the diverse population, opportunities for global culture, charming neighborhoods bursting with character, and plenty of art, music, and cuisine. Many students find that a Master in Melbourne is much more than an education, but also a truly enjoyable experience.

Melbourne is home to world-class academic institutions offering excellent Master in Melbourne programs. Some of the highly sought after Master in Melbourne degrees are in the fields of business, law, finance, education, tourism, and psychology, among many others. A Master in Melbourne can take a minimum of one year of full-time study however there are also options for part-time and online courses for students that require flexibility in scheduling.

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Master of Applied Finance

Macquarie University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2017 Australia Sydney + 1 more

Macquarie University’s Master of Applied Finance offers genuinely applied finance, taught in Sydney and Melbourne CBDs by highly experienced... [+]

Master of Applied Finance

Macquarie University’s Master of Applied Finance offers genuinely applied finance, taught in Sydney and Melbourne CBDs by highly experienced practitioners. It is portable across teaching locations, assists students preparing for CFA examinations and explores funds management, corporate finance, risk management, and instruments and valuation.

Key features

Gives you strong industry connections through educational partnerships with CFA and PRIMA and an outstanding alumni network Ensures you are taught by highly experienced practitioners Focuses on real-world finance Offers a wide range of elective units Provides a flexible and portable program in a convenient city location ... [-]

Master of Tax

Melbourne Law School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months January 2017 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Melbourne Law School's specialisation in tax is a globally recognised specialist tax law degree. The Melbourne tax program provides a valuable enhancement to the careers of lawyers, accountants and other tax professionals working as tax advisers in business or in government. [+]

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. Melbourne Law School's specialisation in tax is a globally recognised specialist tax law degree. The Melbourne tax program provides a valuable enhancement to the careers of lawyers, accountants and other tax professionals working as tax advisers in business or in government. Our extensive and diverse tax subject selection allows students to gain an advanced understanding of tax law and policy across core and specialist tax areas. All subjects are taught by leading Australian and international tax experts, and emphasis is placed on international and comparative trends and current developments in tax practice. Practical case studies allow in-depth analysis of tax law to equip students with detailed tax law knowledge, its underlying principles and practical application, generating a real advantage in this competitive professional area. Learning Outcomes Graduates of the Master of Tax will: Have an advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the field of taxation law, including: the theories and policies that underpin and influence the operation of taxation law the operation of institutions that develop, administer and determine the application of taxation law (Treasury, the ATO and the courts) current developments in tax practice at the national and international level influential international trends in taxation law such as those proposed by the OECD current debates on proposed reform of taxation law Have expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills that equip them to independently: analyse, critically reflect on and synthesise complex information, concepts and theories in the field of taxation law research and apply such information, concepts and theories to the relevant body of knowledge and practice interpret and transmit their knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences Apply their knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgment, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner and learner in the field of taxation law. Subject Timing and Format All subjects are taught in an interactive seminar style. Around 90% of subjects are offered on an intensive basis. Semester-length subjects are offered throughout the semester. Class sizes normally range from 20 to 30 students. All subjects have a quota. This ensures class sizes are suitable to provide an optimal learning environment. Intensive Subjects Intensive subjects are ideal for busy professionals and provide an excellent opportunity to immerse in the subject content. Subjects are taught over five days, either from Monday – Friday or Wednesday – Tuesday, excluding the weekend. This format enables students from interstate or overseas to fly to Melbourne to attend class. Semester-length Subjects Semester-length subjects are generally taught for two hours in the evening during the semester. Subject Materials Comprehensive reading materials are provided approximately four weeks prior to the commencement of an intensive class. It is expected that students undertake substantial reading before classes begin. Teachers and students are likely to be in contact with each other electronically from the time reading materials are released to the time assessment is due. Class Attendance Students must attend at least 75% of classes for each subject. It is currently not possible to undertake the course by distance learning. FEE-HELP FEE-HELP is a loan available to eligible Australian citizens for fee-paying graduate coursework programs. University resources: Options to finance your graduate study Fees - policy and administrative information Scholarships International students may be eligible for two categories of Australian scholarships: Australian Awards Scholarships Endeavour Scholarships Scholarships may also be provided by government and non-government organisations in a students' home country. Please contact the relevant organisation in your country for specific details. [-]

Master of Business Analytics

Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne
Campus Full time 1 year January 2016 Australia Melbourne

Melbourne Business School has designed an intensive one year program, which will equip you with advanced skills in business analytics and accelerate your career. [+]

Masters 2016/2017 in Melbourne Australia. The Master of Business Analytics program is open for business. Join us In today’s world with its ever increasing amount of data, businesses that can make sense of the flow of information hold a competitive edge in the market. Graduates with the computational and analytical skills able to meet this need are those who will be sought after by employers, both in Australia and globally. Melbourne Business School has designed an intensive one year program, which will equip you with advanced skills in business analytics and accelerate your career. Is this the program for you? Are you close to graduating or a recent graduate, who has studied quantitative subjects in your third year? These would typically be in the following undergraduate areas: mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, computer science, engineering, science, econometrics, actuarial studies or information systems. Do you want to fast-track your career into a sector experiencing exponential growth? Open up career opportunities across industries such as: telecommunications, retail, financial services, utilities and government. The Master of Business Analytics is designed for you! It will equip you with not only analytical frameworks, but also the communication and influencing skills to ensure your ability to persuade others of the value of the information before you. Prerequisites​: Undergraduate degree with a credit average or above Evidence of academic success in quantitative subjects and a natural talent and passion for working with data. Evidence of English proficiency Interviews will be required for shortlisted applicants Why choose us? World-class faculty​ - with research credentials, consulting links to business and teaching expertise, our world-class faculty encourages critical thinking, enabling you to develop an entrepreneurial and global mindset.​ Career support​ - you’ll receive dedicated career support from day one of the program right through to graduation, giving you the skills to land the job you want.​ Learning Experience The dynamic learning environment created by our full-time Master of Business Analytics community – our expert faculty and your peers – will stretch your thinking. Our faculty’s collaborative teaching style will stimulate you to ask questions, develop analytical skills and find innovative solutions. Your learning will flourish in this environment, stimulated by: Team projects Immersion in industry consulting assignments and business practicums Integrated learning Understanding that there is more than one way to solve a problem will be a key learning outcome, which will enhance your effectiveness in the workplace. Learning outcomes Upon completion of the program, you will be able to: Identify appropriate data analytic techniques to address business problems​ Apply data analytic techniques to solve problems in a variety of business contexts Integrate the knowledge and skills acquired to conduct research in an industry setting Deal with ambiguity and uncertainty​ Communicate the results of technical analysis to non-technical audiences​ Work effectively in teams​ Knowledge outcomes You will gain knowledge of the following areas: 1. Business functional areas​ ​Marketing Finance Accounting Economics Government Sector 2. Data Warehousing ​ ​ 3. Statistical literacy ​ ​ Skills outcomes You will gain skills in the following: 1. Data analysis ​ Exploring, summarizing, reporting Data visualization Statistical models and estimation methodology Machine learning algorithms​ 2. Optimization techniques ​ Supply chain Price optimisation Sales force allocation and planning optimization Marketing mix modelling Decision analysis 3. Computing and programming skills ​​ 4. Communication and presentation skills ​​ 5. Influencing and negotiation skills Structure The goal of this course is to equip its graduates with the capabilities to apply data analytic techniques to a variety of business problems. The knowledge and skills required to apply data analytic techniques to business problems are multi-disciplinary, drawing on mathematics, statistics, computer science, and business and economics. The course will cover foundation and advanced data analytic techniques, as well as frameworks for applying those techniques to a variety of business contexts. The course is intensive: content is organized into five modules preceded by a 3 week Orientation and Preparation program. The preparation program is designed to accelerate learning in those areas in which each student may have less background or knowledge. Generally speaking, mornings are devoted to lectures, workshops and direct instruction. Afternoons are devoted to exercises, team assignments and tutorials. Every Friday is “Personal Effectiveness” day: when the personal effectiveness program takes place. [-]

Master of Marketing (Online)


RMIT University: Online
Online Part time 2 years October 2016 Australia Melbourne

RMIT’s online Master of Marketing is designed for current and aspiring managers looking to increase their knowledge across an all-of-business approach to marketing. It’s also the perfect tool for entrepreneurs who need to be across every aspect of business marketing to start up a new venture. [+]

RMIT’s online Master of Marketing is designed for current and aspiring managers looking to increase their knowledge across an all-of-business approach to marketing. It’s also the perfect tool for entrepreneurs who need to be across every aspect of business marketing to start up a new venture. You will learn how to: perfect your expertise in planning, directing, implementing and monitoring develop core skills to deliver effective strategy improve your personal management skills better understand the relationship between marketing and other areas of management Engage with industry-renown experts who will help you see the role of marketing in new and unimagined ways. Our online course allows you to develop a breadth of knowledge, focusing on practical, real world tools and strategies which also apply to your personal career aspirations, so you can keep moving ahead. What you will study: Marketing Management Consumer Behaviour Marketing Research Marketing Communication Strategy Product Innovation Interactive Marketing Business and Network Marketing Services Marketing Social Marketing Brand Strategy Strategic Marketing Business Research Design 
 The benefits of studying online with RMIT Study while you work full-time RMIT’s accelerated online program prepares you for greater career success, while you continue to work full time. This flexible approach to postgraduate study offers more opportunity to carry on with life commitments while advancing your career. Finish sooner You can enrol into any of our six study periods throughout the year; each study period is seven weeks long. So whether you need to fit your study around work, family, or treks through the Himalayas, you can create a timetable that suits you. No on-campus exams or lectures
 While you will have online assessments, the Master of Marketing delivers a convenient online program without the requirement for on-campus attendance and traditional exams. All lecture material and content is delivered direct to you through an interactive online learning platform, wherever you are. Access to world-class academics Our online program is developed and led by renowned academics and industry leaders who possess the most up-to-date knowledge to equip you to tackle management challenges. We’ve simply optimised our on-campus content for the digital classroom to make studying more achievable for busy lifestyles. Work-connected learning
 The driving force behind our program is the industry connections you’ll make while studying. Learn from renowned academics and industry leaders, while guided by a notable advisory board of executives. This means that what you learn can be applied to your work immediately. Dedicated support and assistance Our study concierges are experts in student support and will be with you every step of the way, available to help you throughout your study journey. Students will receive one-on-one guidance, assistance and motivation as well as help you access any tools, resources or services you need, and help you achieve your study goals. Program intakes 6 intakes annually (October, January, March, May, July and September). Nested qualifications In addition, our Master of Marketing encompasses courses that make up our Graduate Certificate, so if you need to exit the program early, you can earn a postgraduate qualification by successfully completing specified courses. The Graduate Certificate is also a pathway to the masters for some students (see entry requirements). Entry requirements Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in business (or a related discipline); or RMIT Graduate Certificate in Marketing. Applicants with a degree in a non-business or related discipline need to apply for the Graduate Certificate in Marketing to complete the Masters degree in two years accelerated part-time mode. [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Swinburne Online
Online Full time Part time 18 months November 2016 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Take the next step in your business career by becoming a qualified accountant. Professionally accredited by CPA Australia and taught by practicing accountants, the Master of Professional Accounting from Swinburne gives you the skills you need to work in broad range of financial roles, from tax consultant to CFO. [+]

Masters 2016/2017 in Melbourne Australia. Become a qualified accountant Take the next step in your business career by becoming a qualified accountant. Professionally accredited by CPA Australia and taught by practicing accountants, the Master of Professional Accounting from Swinburne gives you the skills you need to work in broad range of financial roles, from tax consultant to CFO. You'll learn to evaluate, analyse and communicate the financial position of an organisation, and make critical business decisions as part of a strategic team. You will graduate as a qualified accountant, and you’ll be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). Career opportunities Accounts Officer Analyse the financial activities and maintain the growth targets of a business. Tax Accountant Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for clients. Financial Accountant Manage the production of statutory accounts, balance sheet reconciliation and budget control. Company Accountant Provide financial, compliance and strategic support to a business. Learning at Swinburne Online Designed by accountants, for accountants The Master of Professional Accounting is an internationally recognised qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Taught by industry professionals, the course has been designed specifically to meet the requirements of Australia’s professional accounting bodies. You will graduate with an industry standard qualification, which will open doors to business opportunities both in Australia and overseas. A community of professionals At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students. You’ll learn from practicing accounting professionals, gain insights into areas of business you may not be familiar with, and form a valuable industry network. The connections you make could lead to your next career, or business venture. A unique learning experience You shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to study, so we have created a degree that can fit around it. Working to your own schedule, you’ll learn from industry professionals in a purpose-built online environment. Here you will work on real accounts, and develop practical skills and techniques you can apply in a range of industries. Entry criteria Have completed an undergraduate business qualification (non-accounting major) AND Completed a statement of purpose [-]

Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials)

Deakin University - Institute for Frontier Materials
Campus Full time Part time 2 years March 2017 Australia Wollongong + 1 more

Would you like to discover new materials and develop smart devices to help solve some of today’s most challenging global problems? [+]

Study for a Research Masters Degree in Australia Would you like to discover new materials and develop smart devices to help solve some of today’s most challenging global problems? This is your chance. As a student in the world-first Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials) course, your study will be hands-on – discovering new materials, using cutting-edge characterisation techniques and assembling new materials into electrochemical devices for applications in clean energy, health or advanced manufacturing. You’ll be working with leading, world-renowned researchers in electromaterials through the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science. You’ll choose from a variety of unique research projects – anything from medical bionics to sustainable energy generation, robotic hands to solar water splitting and the next generation of battery designs. The Institute for Frontier Materials at Deakin University has teamed up with the University of Wollongong to offer this unique opportunity. Core units will be streamed live between the two campuses, so you get the best of both worlds. Find out more about how you can play a part in developing solutions for global issues through the Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials). Students in the M(Phil) Electromaterials will be hosted by the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) and work as part of a team with IFM researchers, developing innovative solutions for the clean energy, human health and next generation manufacturing industries. ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) The Federal Government funded ACES through the Australian Research Council in 2014 to turn our knowledge of materials into the next generation of ‘smart devices’ for the benefit of the community. ACES is led by the University of Wollongong and incorporates six Australian collaborators and five international partner organisations known for their expertise in materials and device fabrication. Through its network of collaborating and partner organisations, ACES has access to world-class facilities and capabilities that can help advance our research and industrial objectives. [-]

Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism

Le Cordon Bleu Australia
Online Full time Part time 2 - 5 years January 2017 Australia Adelaide + 1 more

The Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism is ideally suited to those seek a deeper understanding of food and drink culture, and the ethical, economic and social impact of food and wine tourism. [+]

Masters 2016/2017 in Melbourne Australia. Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism Embrace your inner foodie and study your passion. The Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism is ideally suited to those seek a deeper understanding of food and drink culture, and the ethical, economic and social impact of food and wine tourism. You’ll study a broad range of areas taking a multi-disciplinary approach; from gastronomic history and taste culture to event planning, design and management, food writing, and marketing for tourism. This Master program is a unique and leading edge field of study. It is one of very few similar global programs offering advanced qualifications in gastronomic tourism. Delivered online to students around the world, the program is a collaboration between Le Cordon Bleu and Southern Cross University’s School of Business and Tourism. All units are delivered online using the easy-to-navigate MySCU virtual learning environment. Offered: online Career paths Marketing (tourism, restaurant, winery), Tourism (cellar door manager, food & wine tourism, tour guide, food/wine/tourism trail operator), Hospitality (food/wine distributor, import/export), Media (publishing, food/wine/travel writing, public relations), Education (food, wine, hospitality, home economics, food studies). Program structure To be eligible for the award of Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism, students must successfully complete not less than sixteen (16) units comprising: PART A: ALL 8 CORE UNITS Events Management Food and Drink in Contemporary Society Gastronomic Tourism Gastronomy and Communication Tourism and Hospitality Management Principles of Gastronomy Research Methods for Tourism and Hospitality Industry Research Project (double-weighted unit) PART B: 3 ELECTIVE UNITS Aesthetics of Food and Drink Service Management for Tourism and Hospitality Food and Wine Technology Food and Wine Writing Marketing Information and Communication Technology for Tourism Tourism and Hotel Professional Development Tourism and Hotel Internship (double-weighted unit) PART C: 4 UNITS (Students with a Bachelor degree in a similar field will be granted Advanced Standing for these units.) Tourism in Asia Pacific Food and Beverage Management Sustainable Tourism Tourism Hospitality Sales and Promotion Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations Special Interest Tourism Coastal and Marine Tourism Production Management for Convention and Events Hospitality: History, Politics and Culture Key information Duration: 2-3 years (2 units per session) or 4-5 years (one unit per session) Tuition fees: AUD$2,850 per unit English proficiency: IELTS 6.5 – Masters / IELTS 6.0 (no band score below 5.5) – Graduate Certificate Entry requirements: A Bachelor Degree. Applications from individuals without relevant qualifications will also be considered based on relevant expertise and specialist experience. [-]

Master of Accounting (Professional Practice)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2017 Australia Northern Territory + 1 more

Graduates of degree courses other than accounting may later wish to enhance their management skills or become professional accountants by undertaking a conversion course such as this MACPP. A conversion [+]

Master of Accounting (Professional Practice)

Locations:

CDU Melbourne CDU Sydney Casuarina Campus External Studies

Graduates of degree courses other than accounting may later wish to enhance their management skills or become professional accountants by undertaking a conversion course such as this MACPP. A conversion course enables graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds to meet the academic requirements for membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK. The course focuses on contemporary knowledge and skills required for practise as a public or chartered accountant; effective management; accountability and control; and effective decision-making for financial success.... [-]


Master of International Development

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree (or its equivalent) in the humanities and social sciences or cognate discipline with a B average. Where a B average has not been achieved [+]

Master of International Development

Awarding Body:

La Trobe University

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree (or its equivalent) in the humanities and social sciences or cognate discipline with a B average. Where a B average has not been achieved appropriate professional experience will be taken into account, especially if it involves substantial writing assignments.

Duration

The course is one year full-time or two years part-time.

Course requirements

The course consists of 120 credit points of fifth-year level subjects.... [-]


Master of Project Management

Chifley Business School
Online Part time May 2017 Australia Melbourne

To exceed in project management you need business and people skills, as well as project management knowledge. [+]

To excel in project management today you need business and people skills as well as project management knowledge. Chifley’s Master of Project Management provides a comprehensive, business-ready foundation that will equip technical professionals from any background with the expertise they need to develop a career in any area of industry, government or the not-for-profit sector. You will graduate with a strong understanding of the background, principles and applications of project management, as well as the theoretical foundation necessary to enter and achieve promotion in what is one of the fastest growing professions worldwide. The Master of Technology in Project Management is a 12 unit program comprising 6 core units and 6 elective units. Entry Requirements - An undergraduate degree - English language competency - Non-native English speakers must achieve a TOEFL score of 577 (or a score of 233 in the computer based TOEFL) or IELTS score of 6.5 - Recommended: three years full-time working experience Students without an Undergraduate Degree You may be eligible for admission even if you do not meet these requirements. Study Period Starts - 13 January (Enrolments Open: 19 Nov 2013) - 12 May (Enrolments Open: 19 Nov 2013) - 8  September (Enrolments Open: 24 March) 2014 Fees per unit AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND STUDENTS - Standard AUD: $1,545 - Professionals Australia Member AUD: $1,280 - Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,380 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - Standard AUD: $1,710 - Professionals Australia Member AUD: $1,445 - Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,545 [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Holmes Institute
Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This masters degree has been custom designed with inputs by the faculty and professionals in the field. This combination of academic and professional knowledge has resulted in a contemporary course [+]

Master of Professional Accounting

Holmes Institute is proud to welcome students to the Holmes Master of Professional Accounting (MPA).

This masters degree has been custom designed with inputs by the faculty and professionals in the field. This combination of academic and professional knowledge has resulted in a contemporary course relevant to today's international business environment.

By combining the core professional accounting subjects with a strong foundation in general business, the course seeks to ensure students graduate with the broad range of skills and competencies required for a successful career in accounting and business. Graduates will not only be professionally competent in the theoretical and technical aspects of accounting, but will also have the well developed analytical and communication skills necessary to equip them for leadership positions in their professional and business lives.... [-]


Master of Accounting

Kaplan Business School Australia
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2017 Australia Adelaide + 1 more

The Master of Accounting is a graduate conversion course designed especially for students who wish to enter the accounting profession but who have limited or no previous experience in accounting. [+]

Master of Accounting The Master of Accounting (MAcc) is a graduate conversion course designed especially for students who wish to enter the accounting profession but who have limited or no previous experience in accounting. Master of Accounting Overview In the Master of Accounting course, you’ll develop your ability to think critically in addition to the essential business and accounting skills potential employers expect in the workplace. You will study a range of subjects including, management and financial accounting, business and corporations law, financial reporting, corporate governance and regulatory processes, marketing management and professional communication. Upon completion of this course you will: Demonstrate professional skills and knowledge in relation to contemporary accounting issues and related practices Analyse contemporary accounting issues within a range of theories and frameworks Apply strategic management and marketing techniques to a range of business situations Be classified as an ‘accountant’ in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO Code: 2211-11) Be eligible for admission into the professional courses offered by the ACCA, CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) Key Facts Intakes March, July, November Duration 2-years full time (16 subjects, 6 trimesters) or part time equivalent Structure 16 compulsory subjects Entry Requirements International Student Entry Requirements Academic Requirements An Undergraduate Degree, An Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma OR Kaplan Business School Graduate Certificate in Accounting OR Equivalent academic and/or professional qualifications* International Equivalent Academic Requirement An overseas qualification deemed by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR) as being comparable. English Entry Requirements You must demonstrate English proficiency through one of the following means. 1) An English test score with minimum requirements as: IELTS 6.0 Overall (with not less than 6.0 for Speaking and Writing and 5.5 for Listening and Reading), OR PTE Academic Score of 50 – 57, OR TOEFL (Computer) – 213, TOEFL (Internet) – 80 or equivalent. Kaplan International English – English for Academic Purposes 2 – 65% 2) Proof of completion of secondary education (or higher) in a country in which English is the primary language. 3) Proof of completion of secondary education at an international high school where English was the language of primary instruction. Domestic Entry Requirements An Undergraduate Degree, An Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma OR Kaplan Business School Graduate Certificate in Accounting OR Equivalent academic and/or professional qualifications* *Subject to assessment by the admissions office and/or the academic team. Fees International Student Fees Subject Fee: $2,050 Programme Fee: $32,800 Domestic Student Fees Subject Fee: $1,925 Programme Fee: $30,800 Credits/Exemptions Recognition of Prior Learning Students may be eligible for credit for academic work previously completed and should apply to the School for this to be recognised as an exemption from individual units of study. Students are able to receive exemptions of up to 50% of the course from a relevant postgraduate qualification, and up to 30% of the course from a relevant undergraduate qualification. Professional Accreditation Student Testimonial “One of the best things about studying at Kaplan Business School is that the assessment items are structured so that you can build a portfolio of practical work you have completed. This gives you something to show potential employers. The course also provides a chance for work experience and to work on projects. I was also impressed with the friendliness and warm, helpful nature of the staff at Kaplan Business School. Some lecturers continue to act as my mentors, helping me along the path to achieve my personal career goals.” - Reiko Hagihara [-]

Master of Film and Television

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

The Master of Film and Television is a practice-based graduate coursework degree studied full time over two years, with the option to exit after Year One with a Graduate Diploma of Film and Television. [+]

Master of Film and Television The Master of Film and Television is a practice-based graduate coursework degree studied full time over two years, with the option to exit after Year One with a Graduate Diploma of Film and Television.Students specialise in one stream chosen from: Narrative, Animation, or Documentary. Please note: there will be no entry into Year 1 for Animation in 2013. Applicants may only apply for direct entry into Year 2 (assuming the selection criteria is met)Students are trained in research methods, screen language and writing, and then write, direct and edit their own productions. Each student assumes responsibility for the creative and technical production of a major project at a professional level.The Graduate Diploma of Film and Television is an exit qualification for students who have successfully completed the first 100 points of the course. Applicants holding a Graduate Diploma of Film and Television, or equivalent, may apply for direct entry to Year 2 of the equivalent stream within the course.  ... [-]


Master of Professional Practicing Accounting

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Australia Melbourne

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). [+]

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). Designed for progressive, hardworking, business-minded graduates and for those wanting to excel in the professional accounting field, the MPPA offers a plethora of employment opportunities, from working as an academic to a CFO, in any corner of the globe! Keep up, move on and get ahead The global business world is evolving at an ever increasing rate. Companies want professionals who are able to identify trends and propose corporate adaptations that ensure financial and operational viability. Opportunities to undertake Master level studies in Professional and Practising Accounting with a broad grasp of corporate, national and global business environments are rare. We offer the MPPA as an effective route to generate professional accounting capabilities for managers. You’ll develop the multidisciplinary skills necessary to make significant contributions to: corporate planning data informatio and knowledge management leadership of management teams development of corporate policy Contributions to corporate planning are especially relevant to the acquisition and exploitation of new capabilities and their longer term impact. You’ll be able to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with: creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning a high level of personal autonomy and accountability effective execution of substantial research-based projects and professional scholarship Exit Points You’re able to exit the course after one year with a Graduate Diploma of Professional and Practising Accounting, then choose to complete their Master later. Employment outcomes Enjoy a range of career possibilities, including: professional accountant management accountant consultant academic financial accountant CFO – Chief Financial Officer senior accountant Assessment The Master of Professional and Practising Accounting consists of four focal studies: core skills essential to higher management research, legal and accounting capabilities appropriate to strategic business units and corporations capital markets, finance, taxation and audit global business context, strategic management accounting, advanced corporate reporting, and ethics and governance [-]

Master of Financial Analysis

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne

Our two-year Master of Financial Analysis is built on knowledge and skills proven to be relevant in the finance industry. It explores both theory and practice to prepare you for a career in the financial sector. [+]

Masters 2016/2017 in Melbourne Australia. Our two-year Master of Financial Analysis is built on knowledge and skills proven to be relevant in the finance industry. It explores both theory and practice to prepare you for a career in the financial sector. You'll graduate ready to work in investment, banking and finance with a strong grounding in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methodology. The course focuses on security valuation and portfolio management. The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute's Candidate Body of Knowledge", and prepares you to sit for the CFA exam. You may also be qualified to meet the Australian Securities and Investment Commission's (ASIC) requirement to offer financial advice to individual retail clients in Australia. There are opportunities to study overseas with our student exchange program. Partner universities include the Copenhagen Business School, the BEM Management School in France and the Berlin School of Economics. Combine this degree with others, such as the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of International Business or an Islamic banking and finance course to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program. Additional information If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects. Professional recognition The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. It sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA charter is obtained by successfully completing examinations at three levels set by the CFA Institute and having four years of work experience in the investment industry. The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' or five years industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline. [-]