Your credit for prior learning result
We've worked out that with your previous study, you may be able to complete your course in less time than usual. While this is exciting news, please bear in mind that these results are only a guide. We'll need to conduct a more detailed review of your circumstances when you enrol.
Deakin course code
Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
Deakin course name
Master of Business Administration
Award / course
Professional Program (2016 - current)
You can apply up to 6 credits to your course
Total credit points required to complete course
Maximum credits you can apply to this course from previous study
Minimum number of credits you would need to study for
That could be 1 year of study instead of 1.5 (depending on unit offering and full-time enrolment).
How your credits can be applied
We will match the units you've already studied with specific units at Deakin (so you won't have to study them again). These are known as 'specified credits'. We can also recognise completed courses as credits towards your chosen Deakin course, these are 'general credits'.
|Requirements / External unit(s)||Deakin Units|
|1. Completion of the IPA Professional Programs + 2. Current full Professional membership + 3. Cost and Management Accounting related units||MAA703 Accounting for Management|
|1. Completion of the IPA Professional Programs + 2. Current full Professional membership + 3. Financial Accounting and Reporting related units||MAA716 Financial Accounting + MBA711 Accounting and Analysis for Managers + MPA701 Accounting|
|1. Completion of the IPA Professional Programs + 2. Current full Professional membership + 3. Economics related units||MBA712 Economics for Managers|
|1. Completion of the IPA Professional Programs + 2. Current full Professional membership + 3. Financial Management related units||MBA722 Finance|
How to apply for credit for prior learning
If you need advice, speak to a course adviser
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Submit your application when you apply for your course.
You also need to provide all of the following:
- A certified copy of your academic transcript
- A key to results
- Details of the course structure and credit point weightings from your previous institution's handbook (or website)
- If you’re hoping to apply credit to a specific unit, you'll need to provide the unit outline/syllabus from your previous institution, including assessment requirements and credit point weighting of units