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    Master of Professional Accounting
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    CQUniversity Australia

    Master of Professional Accounting

    CQUniversity Australia

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

    University RankQS Ranking
    589

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    084507M

    Campuses

    Melbourne

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines4-Nov-2024 7-Mar-2025
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 35,040  / year
    Apply Date 7-Mar-2025
    Next Intake 4-Nov-2024

    Master of Professional Accounting

    About

    The Master of Professional Accounting is an ideal course for professionals seeking a career change into accounting and financial management.

    You will develop professional skills sought after by industry, government and the accounting profession across accounting, finance, computer software applications, economics, statistics and business law. The Master of Professional Accounting will also allow you to choose to develop specialist skills in accounting systems and information assurance, forensic accounting, and financial data analytics meaning you will be well equipped to leverage artificial intelligence and cloud computing technologies to provide real-time finance tracking, cloud based accounting services and fraud risk assessments for today’s business world.

    With a focus on providing practical skills, you will have opportunities throughout the course to gain hands-on experience with Microsoft Excel and Access, and the world-leading SAP enterprise system software. Plus, choose a professional internship in a professional workplace to contextualise your learning and expand your networks in the industry.

    Designed with flexibility in mind to suit current professionals, you can choose between online or on-campus study options. Take advantage of CQUni’s three terms across the year to study the Master of Professional Accounting, when and how it suits you.

    CQUniversity’s suite of postgraduate accounting options is designed to help you redirect your career towards accounting. Our professional accounting courses prepare you for employment in accounting and financial management-orientated careers and provide practical and industry-relevant skills to succeed in your accounting career, globally. No matter your level of experience in accounting, you will find the right course to suit your career aspirations. If you have completed an undergraduate degree in a business discipline including marketing, management and human resources you may wish to study our Master of Professional Accounting Accelerated — this 12-unit course can be completed in 18 months of full-time study.

    INDUSTRY ACCREDITATION
    The Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) at the Associate Member IPA status. Please note that these organisations accredit each campus individually, so it is important to check the current status of accreditation for your desired study location.

    REAL-WORLD OPPORTUNITIES
    The Master of Professional Accounting offers you the opportunity to complete a business internship in an elective unit. This internship provides you with experience in a professional environment relevant to accounting and gives you the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout your studies to real and authentic scenarios.

    FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
    Our postgraduate accounting courses are available to study on campus in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney or online. This means that you will benefit from the flexibility to study where and how it suits you. If you are an online student, you will benefit from the latest learning technology that keeps you connected and supported throughout your studies. You will not need to attend any residential schools for these courses so you can enjoy the online flexibility that these courses offer.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    To gain entry to this course, students must have:

    - A non-accounting undergraduate degree in any discipline from an Australian university, or AQF equivalent from an overseas institution; or

    - An AQF equivalent accounting bachelor degree received from an overseas institution or organisation, that does not meet accreditation with an Australian Accounting registration body for associate membership purposes; or

    - A graduate diploma in any discipline from an Australian university.

    English Language Proficiency Requirements:

    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

    Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

    • a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent); or
    • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full-time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

    completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America.

    If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

    • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
    • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

    Each student will be assessed individually.

     

    NOTE:  

    Students who have successfully completed the CQUniversity Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting will be eligible to apply for credit for units already completed.

    Students may be eligible for exemptions of up to 48 credit points for previous graduate level studies in business or accounting.

    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.

    Career

    If you are seeking a career change and are interested in a career in accounting, this course is for you. It is ideal if you are interested in employment opportunities in accounting and financial management sectors. Potential fields of employment include financial accounting, management accounting, taxation auditing, teaching finance, banking management, administration, consulting or business advisory services.

    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 35,040 

    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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    Master of Professional Accounting

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