Master of Accounting and Finance

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    Guaranteed Entry Score - ATAR
  • Duration

    2 years full-time
    or part-time equiv.
  • Start Dates

    N/A
  • Location

    Melbourne Campus

The Melbourne campus offers a pathway into degrees for international pathway students only. For the equivalent version for both domestic and international students at the Adelaide, North Terrace campus visit Master of Accounting and Finance.


The right decision every time

Combined knowledge in accounting and finance has never been more in demand. There’s a wealth of career opportunities for employees who can draw upon and synthesise the two. Our Master of Accounting and Finance offers an intensive two-year path to financial expertise.

This degree is available to international students only.

What will you do?

  • Explore financial and management accounting, auditing, and taxation.
  • Study management theory, business maths, business law, and economics.
  • Learn how financial managers make investment and financing decisions.
  • Understand how financial instruments and capital markets are used to enhance returns and manage risks.
  • Build critical thinking, communication and leadership skills.

Students will commence their pathway studies as a University of Adelaide College student undertaking a Pre-Master's Program (PMP). On successful completion of the PMP, students will receive credit for subjects and will move into the second trimester of the University of Adelaide Master of Accounting and Finance.

Where could it take you?

You’ll graduate career-ready and able to adapt to the demands of a global economy. You might secure a job as a company auditor or finance manager. You could take on an accounting role in a flourishing organisation. Perhaps you’ll consult on corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Entry Requirements

For our students who are studying offshore in 2021 and 2022, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses. Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.

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Domestic applicants

Not offered to domestic students.


Fees and Scholarships

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Domestic applicants

Unavailable - see previous year for indicative only fee.

Scholarships

These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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Careers

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Accounting and Finance program satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia, and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Potential careers

Accountant, Auditor, Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Business Management, Commercialisation Manager, Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, Financial Services Officer, Forensic Accountant, Taxation Officer, Investment Consultant

Degree Structure

Indicative study plan
Core Courses Listed in order from foundation to advanced

ACCTING 7019 Accounting Concepts and Methods
ECON 7200 Economic Principles
CORPFIN 7005 Principles of Finance
CORPFIN 7033 Quantitative Methods
ACCTING 7026 Accounting Systems and Processes
ACCTING 7020 Intermediate Financial Reporting
CORPFIN 7039 Equity Valuation and Analysis
CORPFIN 7040 Fixed Income Securities
CORPFIN 7020 Derivatives
COMMLAW 7012 Business and Corporation Law
ACCTFIN 7001 Ethical Principles of Finance and Accounting
CORPFIN 7019 Advanced Funds Management
ACCTING 7014 Management Accounting
ACCTING 7023 Advanced Financial Accounting
Electives 2x elective courses

Assessment

May include, but not limited to: examinations, group assignments, individual assignments, research projects, consulting projects, presentations, quizzes, tests, tutorial work as prescribed within each course.

Testimonial

Studying has broadened my understanding of the importance and complexity of the global food system and the implications increasing food demand will have on us all. The skills and knowledge that I have gained are in demand by businesses throughout the world.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021