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Master of Accounting
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- Master of Accounting
This fee-paying course is one year' full-time or equivalent part-time study.
- 1 year full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
This program aims to develop internationally focused graduates who are working in a field that requires specialised knowledge in accounting. The course is designed for students who already have an undergraduate degree in accounting and provides tuition for subjects in the CPA Program offered by CPA Australia. Students can choose to enrol in the CPA Program subjects with CPA Australia concurrently with the CPA units offered in this course. Students who choose to enrol in the CPA Program offered by CPA Australia will require an accredited undergraduate degree in accounting for Associate Member of CPA Australia, and it is the student’s responsibility to ensure they meet the CPA Associate membership eligibility criteria with their undergraduate accounting qualification.
To become a CPA, students must enrol for and sit the CPA Program exams administered by CPA Australia and meet all the requirements of the CPA Program as set by CPA Australia. Students are responsible for all CPA Program fees including CPA subject exam fees.
What you'll learn
- apply principles of financial accounting, managerial accounting, governance and auditing to grasp theoretical underpinnings of the discipline. Extend knowledge base with research and application of business research methods.
- apply critical and analytical thinking to develop innovative solutions to complex problems in relevant business fields.
- locate, extract and critically appraise information from a range of sources and effectively communicate it using structured financial or other appropriate language to a professional audience for a range of purposes.
- develop ongoing professional, self-directed and reflective education relating to developments and changes in the information requirements of a global financial system that is multi-perspective in nature, and apply international financial reporting standards.
- recognise that cultural practices and differences impact upon commercial endeavours and interpersonal relations. Work effectively in multicultural team environments.
- exhibit professional and ethical approach to analysing and reporting commercial activities demonstrating leadership, collaborative and independent qualities when required, in compliance with appropriate legislation and protocols.
A qualification, majoring in accounting that is recognised at AQF Level 7. In addition, you must meet Curtin's English language proficiency.
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
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Fees & charges
Domestic fee paying postgraduate
Fee year: 2022
| Domestic |
What is a domestic fee-paying (DFP) place?
A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government.
Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
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- Last updated on: January 20, 2022