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Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) - 966AA

Course Code: 966AA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Information Systems & Accounting
UAC Code: 880300
CRICOS Code: 064325E
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

The Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) provides a strong applied and theoretical grounding in all aspects of accounting. It has been designed for graduates who have not undertaken a major in accounting in their undergraduate degrees or who have undertaken an accounting major with an educational institution incorporated outside Australia. Students who have undertaken an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting with an Australian institution are ineligible for entry to the degree.

The Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) (16 units) is an extension of our current Master of Professional Accounting (12 unit - which already has been accredited by both CPA and ICAA) and provides a choice of additional four units from a suite of electives.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
In person Faculty of Business, Government and Law student support area (Building 11, Level B, Room 27 - Reception counter) or Email BGLCourseConveners@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a degree or an award that, in the opinion of the University is the equivalent of a three-year degree conferred by a tertiary institution recognised by the University. 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.

Students without a prior undergraduate degree who have relevant work experiences which qualify for Equivalent Graduate Status under the Admissions policy of the University can enter the Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) course through the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting or the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) M ProfAcc(Extended)

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Course closed from end of semester 2, 2014. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.

Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited by CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Graduate Employment

A unique feature of the course is that besides providing a solid professional background in accounting, it allows the student to specialise in areas such as finance, financial planning, public sector management, business administration and others by choosing appropriate units as an add on to accounting. This will considerably widen the knowledge and skill base of the graduates and help provide more opportunities for employment.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
1. To be able to communicate professionally. .
2. Acquire knowledge of professional ethics. .
3. Develop independence in thinking. .

Course Duration

Standard: 4 semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum: 12 semesters.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

The following awards are subsumable into the Master of Professional Accounting (Extended): - Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting - Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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