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Course: Master of Professional Accounting (728AA)

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Award: Master of Professional Accounting
Course Level: 04
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
University Admissions Centre (UAC) Course Code: 880160
CRICOS Code: 052828C
Offered Locations and Delivery Modes:

  • UC Bruce Campus
    • Full Time, Face-to-Face -
    • Part Time, Face-to-Face -

Introduction

For further information and support:
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: email study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
CURRENT AND COMMENCING STUDENTS: visit the Faculty of Business, Government & Law student support area (Building 6, Level C, Room 38 -- reception counter) or email BGLCourseConveners@canberra.edu.au

The Master of Professional Accounting is a coursework degree, based on three or four semesters of full time study or six semesters of part-time study. The course is designed for graduates who have not undertaken a major in accounting in their undergraduate degree or who have undertaken an accounting major with an educational institution incorporated outside Australia, and who wish to become accountants. Students who have undertaken an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting with an Australian institution are ineligible for entry to the degree. The course equips students with specialist skills in accounting and associated disciplines.

Full-time domestic students in this course may be eligible for student income support in the form of Youth Allowance, Austudy or Pensioner Education Supplement.

Course Requirements

36 credit points from required units as follows:
6221 Accounting for Managers G
6222 Accounting Systems & Practices G
6223 Auditing PG
6224 Business Finance PG
6225 Business Law G
6227 Company Accounting PG
6228 Contemporary Issues in Accounting PG
6231 Corporate Law & Practice G
6234 Economics for Managers G
6253 Management Accounting PG
6275 Statistical Analysis & Decision Making G
6279 Taxation Law & Practice G
Any other unit as approved by the Course Convener.

Typical Course Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2
YEAR 1
6221 Accounting for Managers G 6222 Accounting Systems & Practices G
6225 Business Law G 6224 Business Finance PG
6234 Economics for Managers G 6231 Corporate Law & Practice G
6275 Statistical Analysis & Decision Making G 6253 Management Accounting PG
YEAR 2
6223 Auditing PG
6227 Company Accounting PG
6228 Contemporary Issues in Accounting PG
6279 Taxation Law & Practice G

Course Duration

Standard three semesters full-time or equivalent; Maximum eight semesters.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a degree or an award that, in the opinion of the University's Admissions Committee, is the equivalent of a three-year degree conferred by a tertiary institution recognised by the Board. There are no work experience requirements. Students who have undertaken an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting with an Australian institution are ineligible for entry to the degree.

Professional Recognition

This course is accredited by both CPA and ICAA.

Subsumable awards

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting and the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting are both subsumable within the Master of Professional Accounting.

Course Enquiries

Students should seek course advice from the course convener. Further assistance may be sought from the Office of the Faculty of Business and Government.

 
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