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    Flinders University

    Master of Accounting

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 39,300  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Master of Accounting


    The Master of Accounting offered by Flinders Business provides an option for students from a non-accounting background to pursue a career in this area.

    If you have completed a non-accounting degree, the Master of Accounting provides you with a study program that fulfils the requirements to commence a professional accounting career.

    Flinders Business offers teaching excellence, our academic staff being regular recipients of teaching awards.

    At Flinders we value our students, and this is reflected in the consistently high ranking we receive from our students through a number of teaching evaluation methods. Another reason is our small class sizes, which ensure that you can really engage with the person leading the learning while also getting to know your fellow students. Studying with Flinders Business opens you up to many networking opportunities, and the teamwork and interaction promoted in these programs will help you to develop life-long friendships and professional acquaintances.

    The degree offers the right balance of practice and theory to prepare you for a successful career as an accounting or business professional. Topics cover areas such as accounting fundamentals, information systems and accounting processes, quantitative methods, economics for business, management and cost accounting, principles of commercial law, financial accounting issues, financial management, corporate accounting, auditing and assurances, and business research methods. A topic in academic skills for business is specifically aimed at postgraduate students from non-English speaking backgrounds.


    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    Graduates are suitable for a range of financial and accounting opportunities across the globe.

    Potential occupations include:

    • auditor
    • budget accountant
    • bursar
    • cost accountant
    • finance manager
    • forensic accountant
    • investment analyst
    • liquidator and receiver
    • management accountant
    • systems accountant
    • taxation consultant.

    Potential employers include:

    • financial management and planning firms
    • investment advisory organisations
    • government departments
    • self-employment.

    Professional accreditation/recognition

    The Master of Accounting meets the admission requirements of the Certified Practising Accountants of Australia (CPA Australia), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 39,300 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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