- Length 2 years full-time
- Minimum 96 Units
- Academic plan 7414XMACCT
- CRICOS code 050800J
- UAC code
Mode of delivery
The Master of Accounting allows students to develop accounting skills and the ability to undertake independent research and critical thinking.
For students with accounting background, limited or no prior accounting training, the program offers conversion courses that allows them to meet the education entry requirements of the Australian accounting professional bodies while assuming little or no existing background or knowledge of accounting on the part of those enrolled.
Students with prior accounting studies may apply for the program, but may be required to take more advanced accounting courses if they continue to study the same area as their undergraduate major.
This degree requires a total of 96 units (16 courses)
- 4 compulsory courses (24 units)- BUSN7008, STAT7055, ECON8069 and FINM7006
- minimum 4 courses from the list-BUSN7005, BUSN7006, BUSN7017, BUSN7031, BUSN7045, BUSN7050 and BUSN7052
- maximum 8 courses from the list- BUSN7021, BUSN7054, BUSN7075, BUS8007, BUSN8013, BUSN8016, BUSN8018, BUSN8056, BUSN8110, BUSN8801, BUSN8802, BUSN8803, BUSN8804, INFS7004, INFS7040
About this degree
The program requires completion of 96 units. Students who are seeking a CPA or a CA associate membership are required to complete the following (if they have not done any accounting courses in their previous studies):
-BUSN7008, STAT7055, FINM7006, ECON8069, INFS7040, BUSN7050, BUSN7052, BUSN7005, BUSN7031, BUSN7057, BUSN7021 and BUSN7054.
This program provides an option to undertake a research unit (6-24 units), upon approval by the School.
If you are an international student, you are required to undertake 4 courses per semester (total of 24 units) and you will be able to complete the program in two years. If you are a domestic student, you will have 7 years to complete this degree.
Master of Accounting2-year Coursework
|Year 1 48 units||BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting 6 units||BUSN7052 Commercial Law 6 units||FINM7006 Foundations of Finance 6 units||INFS7040 Electronic Commerce for Managers 6 units|
|BUSN7031 Management Accounting and Cost Analysis 6 units||BUSN7057 Business Association Law 6 units||STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance 6 units||BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting 6 units|
Before applying for any exemptions towards the program,
students (except the ANU students) should include an assessment of their qualification completed
by either CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in
Australia or the Institute of Public Accountants. If you are eligible for exemptions, you will need to substitute courses that you get exemptions with CBE electives. Please note students will not receive any credit unless they are a full CPA or a CA.
If after reading through these guidelines you are unsure about your which courses to enrol in, you can come to an academic advice session at Melville Hall during Orientation week.
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