Master of Professional Accounting

Summary

CRICOS course code: 085265E
Level of study: Postgraduate

The Master of Professional Accounting complements your non-accounting, partial accounting, or foreign accounting qualifications to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).
The course focuses on the knowledge and skills required for practice as a certified practising accountant or chartered accountant along with effective management, accountability and control, and effective decision-making for financial success.
You will develop technical and conceptual skills required to become a competent accountant as well as abilities to analyse, criticise and synthesise various accounting and related principles, methods and techniques.
Key study areas include: financial accounting, management accounting, accounting theory, information system/technology, auditing, taxation, finance, company law, and corporate law.
Professional recognition
This is a conversion course that enables graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK.
Course structure
The course will equip you with contemporary knowledge and skills required for professional practice as a public or chartered accountant. The course will provide you the technical and conceptual skills required in a competent accountant, and will develop your ability to explore, analyse and synthesise various accounting and related principles, methods and techniques.
You will cover key study areas surrounding financial accounting, management accounting, accounting theory, information system/technology, auditing, taxation, finance, company law, and corporate law.
This course is also available for students whose current qualifications only partially satisfy the application requirements of these accounting professional bodies. Where students have prior CPA/CAANZ assessed exemptions and require electives to complete the total of 160 credit points, electives may be selected from this course, on approval of the Course Coordinator.
A candidate must successfully complete units totaling 120 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

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