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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

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La Trobe University

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Queensland University of Technology

A QUT postgraduate business degree is among the very best ways to rapidly take your career to the top. ... [+]

Overview Don't spend years working your way to the middle. A QUT postgraduate business degree is among the very best ways to rapidly take your career to the top. There are 11 disciplinary fields available to choose from with QUT's Master of Business, ranging from marketing to applied finance. Hone your analytical, decision-making, communication and problem-solving skills to advance your career. Your knowledge and research skills will be developed throughout the Master's program and taken to an advanced level in the capstone unit. Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Events.

Majors Master of Business (Accounting)

The discipline studies are designed to extend your real-world accountancy knowledge and skills. You will be introduced to contemporary issues facing modern businesses such as the impact of international differences in accounting policies and practices, forensics and accounting factors that contribute to an effective governance and accountability framework.... [-]

Australia Brisbane
February 2020
Full-time
1.5 - 2 years
Campus
University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

The Master of Applied Finance with a double specialisation in Investing and Financial Services is for students who are interested in focusing on investment, portfolio man ... [+]

The Master of Applied Finance with a double specialisation in Investing and Financial Services is for students who are interested in focusing on investment, portfolio management and financial services. The degree will allow you to integrate technical, theoretical and industry knowledge on the operation and organisation of – and participation in – local and international finance. The Investing specialisation focuses on investment and portfolio management, while the Financial Services specialisation focuses on financial institutions, as well as bank management and lending.

Sydney Campus

Course Learning Structure

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:... [-]

Australia North Wollongong Sydney
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
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The University of Western Australia

The Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with training in the technical aspects of the preparation of accounting data; develop your skills in the applicatio ... [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with training in the technical aspects of the preparation of accounting data; develop your skills in the application of accounting information to solving problems and making decisions; and develop your knowledge and skills in related professional disciplines such as finance, taxation, auditing, and management.

This course provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain a qualification that is recognized by professional accounting bodies and the wider business community.

Accounting at UWA

UWA is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for Accounting (QS 2014)UWA’s Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, and the Institute of Public AccountantsUWA’s Emeritus Professor Philip Brown has a scholarship named in his honor by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand... [-]

Australia Crawley
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) is designed to provide non-accounting graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge required for a career in profess ... [+]

This course provides the ideal academic foundation to pursue a career in accounting. It provides the knowledge, understanding and expertise necessary for employment in the accounting profession. Further, the professional recognition of the course by CPA Australia and ICAA provides students with internationally recognised qualifications that enhance both their employment and promotion opportunities.

The course aims to provide local and international graduates with the requisite knowledge in accounting and the role accounting plays in providing information products supporting all areas of business activity. In addition to providing a professionally recognised qualification, the course comprises a mix of accounting, finance, legal, communication and economics subjects that collectively provide a range of business skills and knowledge that are essential for employment in today's dynamic business environment.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
University of South Australia

The Master of Professional Accounting will prepare you for practice as a professional accountant. You will develop analytical, general business management and problem-sol ... [+]

Degree overview Accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and CPA Australia. Designed to develop advanced knowledge and skills for accounting practice. One of only five Australian universities to offer professional CPA elective courses within an accounting degree. Develop crucial analytical, business management, problem-solving and communication skills. Complete 150 hours of industry placement as an elective course. Focus on key areas such as commerce, tax, financial management and public practice. Be mentored by a senior business leader through the Executive Partners Program. Qualify for Advanced Standing for previous qualifications and complete your degree in just 1.5 years. Study a curriculum informed by world-class research in Accounting(1). The University of South Australia Business School is ranked in the top one percent worldwide(2) and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2019. UniSA is ranked in the Top 150 institutions in the world for Accounting and Finance(3). UniSA is No.1 in SA for postgraduate employment outcomes in Business and Management(4). ... [-]
Australia Adelaide
February 2020
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Unitelma Sapienza

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also ... [+]

Objectives

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed nations. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework. Therefore, the Master graduates will be prepared to manage international cooperation and development projects in different sectors, consistently with their training and experience, within a variety of organizations including International institutions, Public Administration, NGOs, Private companies.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Online
RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Take your career to the next level! By studying the MPA, you’re making a long-term investment in your career development and the development of the accounting profession ... [+]

Overview

Take your career to the next level

By studying the MPA, you’re making a long-term investment in your career development and the development of the accounting profession globally.

Why study professional accounting?

RMIT's Master of Professional Accounting is designed primarily for students from non-accounting backgrounds who want to develop an understanding of the technical and social dimensions in accounting and business.

Improve your skillsThe International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand have helped design RMIT’s postgraduate professional accounting programs to ensure we’re in-step with the future needs of professional bodies and employers. Broaden your career choicesThe MPA provides a broad-based accounting and business qualification for a career in many industries and sectors. It is designed for graduates from any discipline who are considering a career in accounting for the first time, providing many opportunities for industry-based, practical learning. Network with like-minded professionalsIf you are currently in a role that demands accounting knowledge, we’ll get you up to speed with the latest industry practices and standards. If you’re thinking of stepping out on your own, the Business Skills for Start-Up's elective will help you put your best foot forward. ... [-]
Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
Melbourne Polytechnic

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

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.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of 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 ... [+]

University of Canberra has an array of Scholarships Available for International Students. Be accountable for your own future

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) has been carefully designed in close consultation with industry to equip you with the professional and technical skills desired by professional services firms.

You will undertake an academically challenging program with a strong emphasis on practical skills. In addition, you can undertake a suite of optional activities, such as networking with practitioners, to enhance your professional skills and get a head start in reaching your career objectives.

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 perform high-level accounting and financial transactions and navigate in an increasingly complex legal, economic and global business environment analyse, synthesise and interpret complex financial information, problems, concepts and theories make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions while demonstrating a high level of personal autonomy and accountability. Work Integrated Learning ... [-]
Australia Canberra
January 2020
Full-time
4 - 12 semesters
Campus
James Cook University Brisbane Campus

By choosing to study an MPA at JCU Brisbane, you will undertake advanced learning in both theory and professional practice whilst learning to solve accounting and busines ... [+]

Overview

By choosing to study an MPA at JCU Brisbane, you will undertake advanced learning in both theory and professional practice whilst learning to solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways. Students will be equipped with the skills to advise companies on current and future financial issues, enabling strategic goals to be achieved.

Students completing the MPA degree are in an excellent position to succeed in managerial positions in a range of government and commercial organizations. MPA graduates from JCU are well-placed to enter organizations in industries such as mining, manufacturing, retail, consulting, human resources and marketing.

Students undertake subjects spanning the full spectrum of business skills including accounting, economics, business law, taxation, statistics, human relations, finance, marketing leadership, and strategy, to ensure they have all the skills and knowledge necessary to fulfill the complex role of an accountant.... [-]

Australia Brisbane City
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Western Australia Business School

The UWA Business School’s Master of Applied Finance is your path to a global finance career. ... [+]

Covering a wide range of applied finance topics, this specialized master’s course leads to careers in corporate banking and finance, stock market trading, insurance, investment management and other areas of applied finance.

You will study under the guidance of experienced Finance professionals, including professors who have served on the Commonwealth Government Superannuation Roundtable, acted as expert witnesses in court cases, and developed an Equity Preference Index in partnership with Colonial First State.

About The Course

The Master of Applied Finance is a practical course designed both for graduates already working in the finance sector, as well as those with a non-finance background who wish to move into the finance area.... [-]

Australia Perth
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Bond University

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 co ... [+]

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 to practical workplace problems.

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Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
92 weeks
Campus
Charles Darwin University

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

Master of Accounting (Professional Practice)

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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 practice as a public or chartered accountant; effective management; accountability and control; and effective decision-making for financial success.... [-]

Australia Darwin Sydney Melbourne
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

The Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting double degree provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required for ... [+]

Become an accountant and gain a competitive edge in business

The Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting double degree provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required for professional accounting, while also developing an understanding of the broader management context, better preparing you for senior management roles.

You will receive a separate testamur (official certificate) for each degree and will be able to complete the double degree in less time than if you chose to study the two degrees separately.

Professional accreditation

The program satisfies the educational entrance requirements of both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). This provides associate membership of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA professional exams and eligibility to study the CAANZ professional exams.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online
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Full-time
Part-time
30 months
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Online