Faculty wide specialisations (postgraduate)
Complement your primary studies in your course by selecting a faculty-wide specialisation from a wide range of business-related fields. Designed to meet industry demand for skilled professionals with a breadth of transferrable skills, a specialisation can help deepen your knowledge in a particular business field and benefit your future career.
MPP704 Research Project 4 (4 credit points)
These units cover the required content to prepare students to undertake the related Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) strategic professional exam. For candidates seeking a pathway to obtain full membership of the ACCA, all four units within the ACCA Specialisation must be completed.
Note: Available only to students enrolled in M742 Master of Professional Accounting. Students seeking the ACCA pathway, must complete the above four credit points of units as part of their course elective choices.
Plus two units from:
MAA716 Financial Accounting 1,2
MAA705 Corporate Auditing 2,3,4
MLC703 Principles of Income Tax Law 2
MAA789 Accounting Systems and Analytics 1,2
Students enrolled in the following Accounting courses (M720, M742, M780, M794, M749) cannot undertake the specialisation in Accounting.
1 Required by CPA Australia for Associate (foundation level) Membership.
2 Required by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand 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. Required by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for entry to the CA Program. 4 For candidates who would like to obtain exemptions to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) program.
MMM790 Arts Management
MMK792 Arts Marketing
Plus two units from:
MMM793 Managing Cultural Projects and Events
MMM796 Managing Arts in Community Settings
MMM799 Arts Fundraising and Sponsorship
ACA715 Creating Your Arts Business
NOTE: Students enrolled in M785 Master of Business (Arts and Cultural Management) cannot undertake the specialisation in Arts and Cultural Industries.
Students enrolled in M761 Master of Business Analytics cannot undertake the specialisation in Business Analytics.
From Trimester 2 2022
MIS770 Foundation Skills in Data Analysis
MIS771 Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation
Plus two units from:
MIS772 Predictive Analytics
MIS714 People Analytics
MIS781 Business Intelligence and Database
4 units from:
MLM706 Corporate Governance
MLC709 Business Taxation Law and Policy
MLC713 Corporate Insolvency Law and Policy
MLM727 Superannuation Law
MLM717 Financial Services Regulation* or
MLC714 Financial Advice Regulation^ **
* unit has pre-req MLC707 Business Law
^ unit offered in cloud mode only
** unit incompatible with MLI714 and MLM717
*Offered in Cloud mode only
Select any four units from:
MAF702 Financial Markets
MAF703 Applied Corporate Finance
MAF707 Investments and Portfolio Management
MAF716 Introduction to Fintech
MAF760 International Finance
NOTE: Students enrolled in M750 Master of International Finance cannot undertake the specialisation in Finance.
MAA769/ MAI769 * Ethics for Financial Services
MAA728/ MAI728 ^ Financial Behaviour and Decision Making
MLC714/ MLI714 ^^ Financial Advice Regulation
Plus one unit from:
MAA745 Financial Planning and Economic Fundamentals
MLC707 Business Law
MLC703 Principles of Income Tax Law
* MAI769 intensive unit is only available to students enrolled in M701, M769, M669, M569, and N002
^ MAI728 intensive unit is only available to students enrolled in M701, M769, M669, M569, M770, M640, M540 and N002
^^MLI714 intensive unit is only available to students enrolled in M769, M669, M569, M770, M640, M540 and N002
To find out whether this specialisation is FAS/Treasury approved and suitable for you, please contact our dedicated Financial Planning Course Advisers to discuss further on +61 3 9251 7969, email@example.com, or book a phone consultation.
Students enrolled in M782 Master of Human Resource Management cannot undertake the specialisation in Human Resource Management.
Students enrolled in M722 Master of Information Systems cannot undertake the specialisation in Information Systems.
# Not available in 2022
Select 4 credit points of units from:
AIP704 Making Policy
AIP740 Policy Lessons from Overseas
AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations
AIP773 Governance and Accountability
AIP780 Governing the Economy
AIP785 Political Competition^
^ Previously coded AIP784