Masters Program in Economic Studies in Australia

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Economic Studies

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

Australia has the third largest number of foreign students in the world despite having a community of only 23 million. These are strong academic credentials, but Australian institutions are just as highly ranked as the cities that house them around the native land.

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Master of Professional Accounting

University of Canberra
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2018 Australia Canberra

Consider yourself a bean counting extraordinaire but need an accounting major? Then this course will help you negotiate that cash-generating career ladder by giving you a sound theoretical knowledge base, allowing you to perform high-level financial transactions and nimbly navigate your way through an increasingly complex global business environment. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. Be accountable for your own future Consider yourself a bean counting extraordinaire but need an accounting major? Then this course will help you negotiate that cash-generating career ladder by giving you a sound theoretical knowledge base, allowing you to perform high-level financial transactions and nimbly navigate your way through an increasingly complex global business environment. Choose from electives including financial planning, information systems, public and private sector management or business administration and your future career will be, quite simply, a breeze to figure out. Study a Master of Professional Accounting at UC and you will: develop an advanced and integrated understanding of accounting and the related disciplines required to practice as an accountant be able to perform high-level accounting and financial transactions and navigate in an increasingly complex legal, economic and global business environment be able to analyse, synthesise and interpret complex financial information, problems, concepts and theories be able to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions whilst demonstrating a high level of personal autonomy and accountability. Career opportunities Opportunities exist for Master of Professional Accounting graduates in a diverse range of sectors, including in: financial accounting management accounting taxation auditing banking management business advisory services Course specific information Applicants must have a Bachelor degree or the equivalent as approved by the University of Canberra. Students who have undertaken an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting with another Australian institution are ineligible for entry to the degree. Course Requirements... [-]

Master of Actuarial Science (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Actuarial Practice

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Practice follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science, plus Practice Subjects. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. The Master of Actuarial Practice follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science, plus the following subjects: Practice Subjects (4) Actuarial Control Cycle 1 Actuarial Control Cycle 2 Investments and Asset Modelling Actuarial Research Essay (20 Weeks) [-]

Master of Actuarial Science

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Science combines advanced mathematics, statistics, data analytics, actuarial risk theory, finance, economics and accounting subjects with large-scale, real-life commercial data analysis. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average in any discipline other than actuarial science. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Emerging as a key growth sector of the 21st century, actuarial science applies elements of economics, finance, statistics and advanced mathematics to interpret, manage and evaluate risk. Never before have organisations had such extraordinary access to personal information, health statistics, buying habits, population movement, employment trends and much, much more. In these numbers lie the answers to the big questions that really matter. The Master of Actuarial Science is a three semester degree that provides students with an undergraduate degree in an alternative field and an opportunity to complete Part I with the Actuaries Institute. The Master of Actuarial Science is taught in smaller classes for personalised attention and allows students unparalleled access to Bond University's Macquarie Trading Room and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program will develop skills in the challenge of crunching 'big data' numbers to create practical solutions for real world problems. Bond is the only university in Queensland to offer the program fully accredited by the Actuaries Institute. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (9) Advanced Modelling Contingencies Corporate Finance Derivative Products Financial Mathematics Insurance Models Investments Macroeconomics Mathematical Statistics Electives (7) You must complete approved postgraduate elective subjects. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Actuarial Science has emerged as a key growth sector of the 21st century and is consistently ranked among the best careers in the world. High graduate starting salaries and full employment rates reflect the growing demand... [-]

Master of Financial Management

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Financial Management provides students with the essential knowledge and analytical skills for making key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Admission to the Master of Financial Management requires completion of an undergraduate degree with a credit average from a recognised institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Financial Management provides students with the essential knowledge and analytical skills for making key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. Designed for recent graduates and professionals in fields other than finance, the program’s free choice of business electives give students the opportunity to customise it to meet their individual interests and objectives. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (6) Accounting Principles Analysis and Application Corporate Finance Economics for Business International Financial Management Managerial Finance Finance Elective Subjects (2) You must complete two of the following subjects: Business Internship Capital Markets Derivative Products Finance Applications and Analysis Financial Trading Systems Investments Mergers & Acquisitions Personal Investment* Electives (4) Approved postgraduate elective subjects. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Master of Financial Management prepares you for a financial management role within a corporation, consulting firm, accounting firm or entrepreneurial venture within the commercial sector or private practice. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Australian Securities & Investment Commission (RG146) CFA Institute Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) *Required for Australian Securities and Investment Commission RG 146 compliance (training of financial product advisers). [-]

Master of Financial Management (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Financial Management (Professional) is an intimate educational experience that will provide you with the essential financial knowledge and analysis skills for making key financial decisions faced by corporate managers. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Financial Management program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Finance

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Finance is a quantitatively rigorous program that will give you a strong understanding of financial principles and their application to corporate financial policy, international financial markets, derivative assets and their associated markets, plus a strong understanding of specialised aspects of the financial industry. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Admission to the Master of Finance will require an undergraduate degree with a credit average from a recognised institution and completion of a subject deemed equivalent to either Fundamentals of Finance or Managerial Finance. A personal interview may also be required. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Finance is a quantitatively rigorous program that will give you a strong understanding of financial principles and their application to corporate financial policy, international financial markets, derivative assets and their associated markets, plus a strong understanding of specialised aspects of the financial industry. You will benefit from close interaction with Bond’s global finance academics and exposure to our world-class trading facilities. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (6) Capital Markets Corporate Finance Derivative Products International Financial Management Investments Personal Investments* Finance Elective Subjects (4) You must choose four of the following subjects: Advanced Funds Management Auditing Behavioural Finance Business Internship Finance Applications and Analysis Financial Accounting Financial Trading Systems Information Analysis and Systems Macroeconomics Management Accounting and Strategy Mathematical Statistics Mergers & Acquisitions Security Appraisal & Valuation Electives (2) You must complete approved postgraduate elective subjects. Students without a business background or the required prerequisite subjects must complete the following foundation business subjects prior to commencing the program: Accounting Principles Analysis and Application Economics for Business Managerial Finance PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Master of Finance will provide a pathway to a professional career with financial sector employers including commercial banks, insurance companies, merchant and investment banks, stockbrokers,... [-]

Master of Finance (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

Bond's Master of Finance (Professional) is a quantitatively rigorous program that will give you a strong understanding of financial principles and their application to corporate financial policy, international financial markets, derivative assets and their associated markets, plus a strong understanding of specialised aspects of the financial industry. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Finance program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Accounting

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Accounting provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the accounting profession. Designed for recent graduates and professionals in fields other than accounting, the program offers a firm academic grounding and hands-on appreciation of the globally recognised industry. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average in any discipline other than accounting, or hold a non-degree professional accounting qualification with at least five years’ work experience.PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Master of Accounting provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the accounting profession. Designed for recent graduates and professionals in fields other than accounting, the program offers a firm academic grounding and hands-on appreciation of the globally recognised industry. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (12) Accounting PrinciplesAccounting Theory & ApplicationApplied Research ProjectAuditingBusiness LawEconomics for BusinessFinancial AccountingInformation Analysis and SystemsManagement Accounting and Strategy Managerial Finance Security Appraisal and ValuationTaxation Practice For Accountants PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Accounting and financial literacy skills are needed by every business in the world. Accounting is a globally recognised profession with a broad range of roles, often leading to careers in senior management. Master of Accounting graduates are eligible for employment in professional accounting practices (public accounting or chartered accountants), corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The degree is also useful to managers who are exposed to accounting on a day-to-day basis. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)CPA AustraliaInstitute of Public Accountants (IPA)COMBINED DEGREES The following combined degree is available: MBA / Master of Accounting (CRICOS Course Code: 088913J) [-]

Master of Accounting (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Accounting (Professional) program gives students with undergraduate credentials in other fields an opportunity to gain a professional accounting qualification. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Accounting program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Accounting and Financial Management

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance. La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance. Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School. 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... [-]

Master of Financial Analysis

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 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. [+]

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. 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... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts. We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School. You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done 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... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects)

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months July 2018 Australia Port Macquarie + 1 more

Designed to build upon previous non-accounting undergraduate studies and work experience, our program complements existing qualifications with a professional accounting qualification designed to meet the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia. [+]

CSU's accredited Master of Professional Accounting is an ideal platform for a dynamic and exciting business career. Designed to build upon previous non-accounting undergraduate studies and work experience, our program complements existing qualifications with a professional accounting qualification designed to meet the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia. Why study this course? As well as meeting the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia, CSU's Master of Professional Accounting provides practical and relevant skills, opening the way to many vocational choices in areas of financial management, public practice, commerce and industry, government and semi-government organisations and accounting education. Our program is via online study, or international students may choose on campus study at our Port Macquarie campus or with the CSU Study Centres in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney. Online students will have subjects taught using a range of blended learning techniques, which may include online study materials, video-captured lectures, online meetings, subject forums and additional study resources. You can also fast-track your degree by completing up to four subjects per session. The Master of Professional Accounting will prepare you to: undertake and evaluate the conceptual basis of accounting and financial decision-making understand, evaluate and apply the principles of current accounting practice recognise and analyse the impact of the business environment on accounting theory and its application, including the regulatory requirements controlling the accounting process. Admission information Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects) For entry to the Master... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting DMPC

University of South Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Adelaide

Designed in consultation with industry and the accounting profession, our Master of Professional Accounting provides you with the specialised knowledge and business skills necessary to perform as a professional accountant. You will develop analytical, general business management and problem-solving skills, and gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting practice. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Australia 2017/2018. Designed in consultation with industry and the accounting profession, our Master of Professional Accounting provides you with the specialised knowledge and business skills necessary to perform as a professional accountant. You will develop analytical, general business management and problem-solving skills, and gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting practice. Our teaching staff are industry experienced and maintain close working links with leading professional bodies such as CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. This collaboration ensures the knowledge you take into your career will meet the dynamic needs of industry, and your qualification remains relevant and applicable. As part of our Master program, you will study financial and management accounting, finance, commercial law, taxation law and auditing. You will also have opportunities to gain professional experience through case study based assessment and industry placements. Upon completion, you will be well equipped to pursue a career in Australia or overseas, in areas such as commerce, tax, financial management, or public practice. The University of South Australia is one of the nation’s premier business schools, ranked in the top one per cent worldwide. Aim This program is designed for non-accounting graduates to provide professional postgraduate education in the application of knowledge for those seeking a career in accountancy and for others seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills. [-]