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|Award granted||Master of Professional Accounting|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus and off campus|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||073435B|
|Deakin course code||M720|
Students who commenced this course prior to 2012 should discuss unit selections with their enrolment officer.
Deakin's Master of Professional Accounting aims to provide graduates from an accounting or non-accounting background with the opportunity to undertake studies leading toward associate membership of CPA Australia or entry into the Institute of Chartered Accountants to undertake the CA program.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Accounting or the Graduate Diploma of Accounting allows articulation into the Master of Professional Accounting.
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
The Master of Professional Accounting requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units.
|MAA703||Accounting for Management (B, X) 1, 2|
|MAA716||Financial Accounting (B, X) 1, 2|
|MAA725||Advanced Accounting Principles and Practice (B, X) 1, 2|
|MAA753||Professional Research and Analysis for Accountants (B, X)|
|MAA763||Governance and Fraud (B, X)|
|MLC707||Commercial and Corporations Law (B, X) 1, 2|
|MPA701||Accounting (B, X) 1, 2|
|MPT753/MPF753||Finance (B, X) 1, 2 #|
Select 4 credit points of units from:
|MAA705||Corporate Auditing (B, X) 2, 3|
|MAA744||Strategic Management Accounting (B, X)|
|MLC703||Principles of Income Tax Law (B, X) 2, 3|
|MPE781||Economics for Managers (B, X) 1, 2|
|MPT781||Economics for Managers (Tour) #|
|MPM701||Business Process Management (B, X) 1, 2|
Other postgraduate units may be taken subject to the approval of the Course Team Chair.
# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
1 Required by CPA Australia for Associate (foundation level) Membership.
2 Required by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia for entry to the CA Program.
3 For candidates who have completed an accredited degree in Australia, this unit may be taken as part of the CPA program. Other students must complete the unit before becoming an Associate Member of CPA Australia.
Students should carefully note the trimesters when units are offered to ensure that all required units can be completed in the appropriate time frame.
Students who wish to enter the CA or CPA programs are advised that it is their responsibility to ensure that they take the appropriate units required for entry.
Students who have completed prior undergraduate or graduate units in accounting or other core knowledge areas are advised to have their qualifications assessed by their preferred professional organisation to ensure they complete the correct units.