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Master of Professional Accounting with 16 Subjects

ISC - Charles Sturt University, Australia


Next enrollment cycle

November 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 22,994

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 23% scholarship
This is a two-year course that will build your technical and theoretical accounting knowledge

This two-year course will build your technical and theoretical accounting knowledge, enabling you to:

  • Understand and evaluate businesses in the context of accounting and financial reporting
  • Analyse and evaluate key accounting concepts
  • Understand, evaluate and apply the principles of current accounting practice
  • Develop the technical skills essential for a professional accountant in a global environment
  • Recognise and analyse how accounting theory impacts the business environment
  • Understand and apply principles and analytical techniques from economics, commercial law, business communications and quantitative methods.

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2022
  • July 2023
  • Check academic and English language requirements for your master’s
  • COVID-19 English language requirements can be found here.

COVID-19 academic entry requirements

  • We are doing everything we can to make sure that your education isn’t impacted due to COVID-19. That’s why we will allow you to apply for one of our postgraduate courses if you are in your final semester of study in your undergraduate degree and can demonstrate that completion of your degree is impacted by COVID-19.

To be eligible, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 3-year undergraduate degrees: You must have completed five out of six semesters of study with an average of at least 53% and you must be able to demonstrate that you have completed all requirements to graduate in 2020.
  • 4-year undergraduate degrees: You must have completed seven out of eight semesters of study with an average of at least 53% and you’re expected to complete all requirements before commencing with us.

Please note: not all bachelor degrees are affected by COVID-19, so only students who can demonstrate that their qualification has been affected by COVID-19 can apply with incomplete bachelor degrees. For all other students, the normal entry requirements apply.

Academic entry requirements

  • You'll need an Australian bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent bachelor’s degree from another country, to enrol on one of our postgraduate courses.

English language entry requirements

  • If you’re applying for a postgraduate degree, you will need to have an Academic minimum overall score of 6.0. More specifically, you will need to have achieved a score of no less than 6.0 in the writing band and no less than 5.5 in all other bands.
  • Students wishing to study a Graduate Diploma of Information Technology or a Master of Information Technology at Charles Sturt University Study Centres will need to have an Academic IELTS, obtained within the last two years, with a minimum overall score of 6, and no individual score below 5.5. This means they will no longerbe required to score a 6 in the writing band.

Specific entry requirements

  • Graduate Diploma of Accounting - An associate degree or a three-year diploma from a section one institution in China
  • Graduate Diploma of Commerce - You may receive up to 50% credit for previous studies completed at a postgraduate or equivalent level
  • Master of Commerce - You may receive up to 50% credit for previous studies completed at a postgraduate or equivalent level
  • MBA - You must complete Professional Development subjects as part of your degree, however you do not need work experience

Core subjects

You will study 12 core subjects from the list below.

  • Management Accounting for Costs and Control ACC512
  • Financial Accounting* ACC514
  • Current Developments in Accounting Thought ACC518
  • Accounting Information Systems ACC539
  • Decision Support Tools ACC544
  • Accounting Systems and Processes ACC566
  • Financial Accounting 2 ACC567
  • Auditing ACC568
  • Economics for Business ECO511
  • Business and Corporations Law LAW504
  • Taxation 1 LAW505
  • Elective subjects

Choose four electives from the list below:

  • Business Accounting and Finance ACC501
  • Communication in Business* ACG504
  • Human Resource Management HRM502
  • International Human Resource Management HRM514
  • Strategic Human Resource Management HRM528
  • Management Theory and Practice MGT501
  • Strategic Management MGT510
  • Management of Change MGT540
  • Marketing Management MKT501
  • Customer Behaviour MKT510
  • Managing Project and Service Innovation MKT520
  • Global Marketing MKT550
  • Course name: Master of Professional Accounting (16) 
  • No. of subjects: 16
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Per subject: $3632 
  • Per year cost 2021: $29,056

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