Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of Professional Accounting

Course summary for international students

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Year2014 course information
Award granted Master of Business Administration (International) / Master of Professional Accounting
CRICOS course code057657K
Deakin course code D709

Course overview

The MBA(International) aims to develop business managers, particularly business managers operating in an international context, with the capabilities of dealing with all aspects of an organisation’s management. The MPA aims to provide graduates with the opportunity to undertake studies leading towards Associate membership of CPA Australia or entry into the Institute of Chartered Accountants to undertake the professional year CA Program. This combined course will enable students to undertake postgraduate coursework study across a greater range of units and disciplines than is possible in a single course, thereby enhancing their knowledge and understanding of business.

Professional recognition

Selecting the correct combination of units in one of our professionally accredited courses, provides an opportunity to be eligible to apply for admission to the:

CA Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA)
Associate membership for the CPA Program, CPA Australia

IPA Program of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
and
Exemptions may apply for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Students should consult with a Faculty course adviser to identify the units required by each professional body, and also consult with the professional body. Eligibility may depend on work place experience.

Course rules

The Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of Professional Accounting comprises 16 credit points of study comprising 12 credit points of core units, 1 credit point from a specified list of three units, and 3 credit points of units not previously studied from the Master of Professional Accounting.  Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core of the Master of Business Administration (International) at Deakin.

Course structure

Core units

MAA703Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2, 4

MAA716Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2

MAA725Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2, 4

MPA701Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2

MPE707Unit description is currently unavailable

MPT781/MPE781Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2 #

MPT753/MPF753Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2 #

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2, 4

MPM703Unit description is currently unavailable

MPA702Unit description is currently unavailable

MPT735/MPM735Unit description is currently unavailable #

MPT732/MPK732Unit description is currently unavailable #

Elective units
Plus one unit from:

MPE711Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK701Unit description is currently unavailable

MPR722/MPM722Unit description is currently unavailable *
or

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MAA705Unit description is currently unavailable 2, 3, 4

MLC703Unit description is currently unavailable 2, 3, 4

MLC707Unit description is currently unavailable 1, 2

or units from the Master of International Finance and the Master of Financial Planning.

Other postgraduate units may be taken subject to the approval of the Course Team Chair.

Notes:
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.

* MPR code denotes residential version of unit.

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.