- Length 1.5 year full-time
- Minimum 72 Units
- Academic plan 7413XMPACC
- CRICOS code 050799G
- UAC code
Master of Professional Accounting requires the completion of 72 units, which must consist of:
60 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
BUSN7005 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting
BUSN7031 Management Accounting and Cost Analysis
BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting
BUSN7052 Commercial Law
BUSN7057 Business Association Law
ECON8069 Business Economics
FINM7006 Foundations of Finance
INFS7040 Electronic Commerce for Managers
STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance
12 units from completion of postgraduate courses from the following subject areas:
ACST Actuarial Studies
ECHI Economic History
FINM Financial Management
INFS Information Systems
MMIB Management, Marketing & International Business
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%, and with courses in at least one of the following areas:
- Business information systems
- Computer Science
- Actuarial studies
- International Business
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Master of Professional Accounting allows graduates to develop skills in accounting and the ability to analyse accounting-related issues. The program allows students with prior studies in cognate disciplines to specialise in accounting and meet the education entry requirements for the Australian accounting professional bodies.
The program is taught by research active academic staff. Students are exposed to professional and scholarly accounting development and research. With continuing high global demand for qualified accountants, graduates of the program have a wide range of career opportunities in accounting firms, government departments, banking and finance organisations, corporations and other related accounting fields.
ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.
The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion. It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Exercise judgement under supervision to analyse and solve accounting problems in diverse contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives
- Integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge which includes a selection of issues in auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law and taxation law, and with an understanding of issues in accounting development and accounting research
- Critically apply theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to evaluate complex accounting problems
- Justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas in diverse collaborative contexts involving both accountants and non-accountants
- Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements and initiate this process for others
For Domestic Students applying through UAC: If you have completed an overseas qualification, please send a scanned copy of your original testamur (graduation certificate) and academic transcript through to email@example.com. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.
The Master of Professional Accounting is designed for students with prior studies in cognate disciplines to specialise in accounting and meet the education entry requirement for the Australian accounting professional bodies (CPA or CA).
- This degree requires 72 units (12 courses)
- 60 units-10 core courses
- 12 units -2 elective courses (from the following codes: ACST, BUSN, BUSI, ECHI, ECON, EMET, FINM, INFS, MGMT, MKTG, MMIB, STAT)
About this degree
The program requires completion of 72 units consisting of 60 units of 10
core courses and 12 units of 2 elective courses. This program does not
include a thesis component.
It is possible to enrol in fewer courses per semester but it will take you longer to finish your program and get your degree. If you are an international student you must always be enrolled full-time in 24 units each semester.
Remember you will need to enrol in courses for both First Semester and Second Semester. You will be able to change your enrolment in courses up until the end of week 2 of each semester without penalty.
Master of Professional AccountingTypical full-time study plan
|Year 1 48 units||BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting 6 units||BUSN7052 Commercial Law 6 units||INFS7040 Electronic Commerce for Managers 6 units||FINM7006 Foundations of Finance 6 units|
|STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance 6 units||BUSN7031 Management Accounting and Cost Analysis 6 units||BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting 6 units||BUSN7057 Business Association Law 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 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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