New 12-month Master of Professional Accounting option
If you have an undergraduate related degree (such as B Accounting, B Finance, B Commerce) you now have the choice of completing ACU’s Master of Professional Accounting in as little as 12 months. Take advantage of advanced standing and a three semester program and you can fast-track your degree by six months.
If you want to meet the entry requirements of professional accounting bodies including CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, then this accounting degree is for you. The Master of Professional Accounting will teach you how to analyse, research and make informed recommendations about a broad range of accounting problems and issues.
You will learn essential accounting principles, practices and techniques and be able to apply them to a variety of situations including:
finance and management accounting.
As a graduate of the Master of Professional Accounting degree, you will also appreciate the ethical, legal and professional dynamics of accounting and the accounting profession.
Examples of suitable cognate degrees are:
Business and Commerce
Units that could be considered for granting advanced standing include:
ACCT600 Accounting for Decision Making
ECON600 Managerial Economics in a Global Environment
MGMT641 Organisational Behaviour
STAT600 Data Analysis and Interpretation
The remaining 12 units to be completed over 12 months as per the course maps below.
Semester 1 Intake
Student’s 1st semester
University Semester 1
ACCT603 Accounting for Corporate Structures (ACCT600)
ACCT605 Mastering Accounting Information Systems (ACCT600)