Master of Accounting (Professional)
DURATION: 1.5 years full-time
ENTRY POINTS: February/July/November
The program enables students to obtain a university qualification and receive extensive academic support while they prepare for the CPA external examinations. It places particular emphasis on communicative competence as well as strong technical skills.
This course is suitable for non-accounting graduates seeking to become qualified professional accountants. The program is ideal for graduates seeking further academic study and the opportunity to stay in Australia while studying for the CPA external examinations.
Graduates of the Master of Accounting (CPA Extension) find careers in accounting, financial analysis, auditing, taxation, risk management, system design and analysis, financial control, company secretarial and merchant banking.
Academic Requirement: Students must hold a recognised Bachelor degree with a GPA of 2.70 out of 4.00
English Language Requirements:
- IELTS (Academic English only): Minimum 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each section
- TOEFL (paper based test): Minimum 580 overall, with 53 Listening, 52 Reading, 59 Structure/ Written Expression, 5.0 TWE
- TOEFL (computer based test): Minimum 237 overall, with 19 Listening, 19 Reading, 25 Structure/Writing
- TOEFL (internet based test): Minimum 92 overall, with 18 Listening, 17 Reading, 22 Writing, 22 Speaking.
SAMPLE PROGRAM FOR MASTER OF ACCOUNTING (PROFESSIONAL)
The table below is a sample study program only. The units listed in this sample program may not be a true representation of what an official study program will look like for this course.
Prerequisite of study
Principles of Accounting
ACCG862 and ACCG860
Accounting Information Systems
ACCG854 and ACCG861
Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCG853 & ACCG862
Financial Management and Policy
ACCG849, ACCG862, ACCG860 and at least 27 credit points
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