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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Master of Professional Accounting Services will enable students to gain professional qualifications in accounting. The course covers introductory as well as advanced units in Financial and Management Accounting, Finance, Systems, Tax and Company Law, Auditing, Economics, Statistics and Strategic Management

DURATION

2 years full-time or 4 years part-time

International students are required to maintain a full-time study load on campus basis

DELIVERY SITE

On campus (South Eveleigh NSW 2015 or Hobart TAS 7000)

APPLICATION DATE

Refer to key dates

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification)
  • Completion of a Graduate Certificate in Accounting or Graduate Diploma of Accounting, or
  • Completion of IMC Postgraduate Preparation Program

Find out if your overseas qualification is recognised and meets the Entry Requirements.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

CREDIT ARRANGEMENT

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with IMC's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course contains 16 core subjects in accounting and related fields.

Term 1 Core Units

Exit with a Graduate Certificate in Accounting


Term 2 Core Units

Exit with a Graduate Diploma of Accounting


Term 3 Core Units

Term 4 Core Units

Select 1 from following Core Units

Select 3 from following Electives

Analytics stream

Audit stream

Advisory stream

Taxation stream

Exit with a Master of Professional Accounting Services


To qualify for the degree of Master of Business Administration a student must complete 16 subjects (96 credit points).

*Prerequisite/Co-requisite Requirements

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Assessment methods are designed to encourage learning, provide feedback and measure achievement of unit learning outcomes. Forms of assessment vary among units and include research reports, projects, essays, group work, presentations, problem solving and case studies as well as tests, quizzes and examinations. Students may be required to complete assessment tasks alone or in groups to encourage development of generic skills. Assessments generally require a written submission but may include an oral presentation. In capstone units, assessments may include industry engagement and an extensive report.

PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT / FURTHER STUDY

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government, as well as not-for-profit organisations.

Alternatively, graduates are eligible to enrol in the professional qualifying programs of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants ANZ which can lead to a career as a qualified accountant in industry or professional practice.