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Master of Professional Accounting - CC57

The Master of Professional Accounting will equip you with professional skills in accounting, finance, computer software applications, economics, statistics, and business law. It is suited to those students who meet the entry requirements and seek a career in accounting in Australia. The course will also introduce you to applied research and analysis skills that are highly sought in business. You will have the opportunity to study advanced areas in forensic accounting and financial data analytics or take a business internship.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online, On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

16/96

DURATION

2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Online

RECOMMENDED STUDY

No information is available at this time.

CRICOS

084507M

The Master of Professional Accounting will equip you with professional skills in accounting, finance, computer software applications, economics, statistics, and business law. It is suited to those students who meet the entry requirements and seek a career in accounting in Australia. The course will also introduce you to applied research and analysis skills that are highly sought in business. You will have the opportunity to study advance areas in forensic accounting and financial data analytics, or take a business internship.

Core Units 14 Major Units None
Electives 2 Minor Units None

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2019Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 2 - 2019Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2019Brisbane Melbourne Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2019Available Online
Term 2 - 2019Available Online
Term 3 - 2019Available Online

Term dates for 2019

Term 1: 11 March to 7 June
Term 2: 15 July to 11 October
Term 3: 11 November to 14 February 2020

COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete a total of 14 core units and two electives.


UNIT INFORMATION

For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.


CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

Unit NameCodeDescription
Business InternshipBUSN20020
No Residential School
No information available at this time.

To gain entry to this course, students must have:

- A non-accounting undergraduate degree in any discipline from an Australian university, or AQF equivalent from an overseas institution; or

- An AQF equivalent accounting bachelor degree received from an overseas institution or organisation, that does not meet accreditation with an Australian Accounting registration body for associate membership purposes; or

- A graduate diploma in any discipline from an Australian university.

 

International students should visit http://www.international.cqu.edu.au/ for further information, including English language requirements.

 

 

NOTE:  

Students who have successfully completed the CQUniversity Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting will be eligible to apply for credit for units already completed.

 

Advanced standing (credit for prior learning) 

Exemptions up to 24 credit points may be granted for previous undergraduate studies in business or accounting.

Students may be eligible for exemptions of up to 48 credit points for previous graduate level studies in business or accounting.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

No information is available at this time.

If you are seeking a career change and are interested in a career in accounting, this course is for you. It is ideal if you are interested in employment opportunities in accounting and financial management sectors. Potential fields of employment include financial accounting, management accounting, taxation auditing, teaching finance, banking management, administration, consulting or business advisory services.

This course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) - Associate Member IPA status.

It is important to check the current status of accreditation for your desired study location as these organisations accredit each campus individually.


For eligibility criteria for membership of the Professional Bodies refer to these websites:

www.cpaaustralia.com.au (CPA Australia)

www.charteredaccountants.com.au (CAANZ)

www.publicaccountants.org.au (IPA)

Accreditation for this course by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) - Associate Member IPA status. These organisations accredit each campus individually, so students must check the current status of accreditation for their desired study location. For eligibility criteria for membership of the Professional Bodies refer to these websites: www.cpaaustralia.com.au (CPA Australia) www.charteredaccountants.com.au (CAANZ) www.publicaccountants.org.au (IPA)

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees. When referring to course fees for international students, please note the following:

  • Fees are in Australian dollars AU$.
  • Fees are indicative only and do not cover additional costs such as textbooks, accommodation, visa applications, OSHC, general living etc.
  • The final fee payable will be determined by your selection of units and if any credit was awarded for recognition of prior learning.
  • The University reserves the right to amend fees at any time during the course. Fees are reviewed yearly and may increase in the following year to enable CQUniversity to continue to provide quality services and facilities to students.
  • Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
  • It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of the entry requirements and prerequisites of the courses you wish to undertake.
  • The typical annual fee shown provides an estimate of the tuition fees for the first year of the course. This estimate assumes a full-time study load.
  • The typical total course fee is an estimate of the tuition fees for the whole course. This estimate is based on typical unit enrolments in each year of the course, with indexation of the international subject fees at six per cent per annum for every additional year of study. Total course fees assume students complete no more than the course duration indicated.
  • International students can only undertake courses online from an overseas location.
  • Courses undertaken online may be studied on a full-time or part-time mode.
  • International students studying on campus in Australia may only take 25 per cent of their entire course by online study, and this option cannot be taken in its entirety during a compulsory term (Term 1 and Term 2).

You may refer to the International Courses and Fees 2019 to see the full list.

Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

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