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Master of Professional Accounting with 12 Subjects

ISC - Charles Sturt University, Australia


Next enrollment cycle

July 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,246

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 31% scholarship
This is a two-year course where you will study 12 subjects (three subjects per session), worth 96 credit points. You may be eligible for up to 50% academic credit into the Master of Professional Accounting for related prior postgraduate studies.
  • For each eight-point subject at Charles Sturt, you should expect to spend between 140–160 hours engaged in the specified learning and assessment activities. Students will be assessed on the basis of completed assignments, and examinations, including other methods as outlined in specific subject outlines.

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2023
  • December 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 longer be 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 the following core subjects.

  • Management Accounting for Costs and Control ACC512
  • Financial Accounting ACC514
  • Accounting and Finance ACC515
  • 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
  • Course name: Master of Professional Accounting (12) 
  • No. of subjects: 12 
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Per subject: $3632 
  • Per year cost 2021: $21,792

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