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Master of Professional Accounting

Degree Type Masters by Coursework

Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code N/A

CRICOS 081153A

No new admissions into this program for 2017.

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The course is designed to offer knowledge and skills in accounting and related fields. It will enable candidates possessing undergraduate degrees in non-accounting disciplines to move into careers in accounting, financial management, auditing and business advisory services in public practice, industry or government. Recent developments in reporting practices have presented increasing career opportunities in public and private sector entities.

Completion of the program will enable the candidate to be eligible to apply for Associate membership with the CPA Australia.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Selection Criteria
    Graduate entry only.
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    Not offered to international students.

  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Scholarships

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  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    On completion of this program students will have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in accounting including specialised fields such as taxation, auditing management accounting and accounting systems, financial management, auditing and business advisory services in public practice, industry or government.

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Industry Placement

    Professional Accreditation

    None
  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure
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    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

    Indicative study plan
    Core Courses
    2 x Electives
      Research Project COMMERCE 7017: Financial Statement Analysis
      ACCTING 7005: Research Project for Accounting

      Assessment

      May include, but not limited to: Examinations, Group Assignments, Individual Assignments, Consulting Projects, Research Projects, Presentations, Quizzes, Tests, Tutorial Work as prescribed within each course.
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    Last updated: Thursday, 6 Aug 2015

     

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