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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

As a specialization of the Master of Business Administration, the MBA (Professional Accounting) combines management studies with a sequence of accounting and related units that meet the requirements for provisional membership of Chartered Accountants ANZ and associate membership of CPA Australia.

Besides studies in strategy, organisational behaviour, marketing, leadership and ethics, students will acquire competencies in accounting, finance, auditing, taxation, business law and information systems. The MBA (Professional Accounting) is at the cutting edge with analytics, big data, artificial intelligence and technology embedded across the curriculum.

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 (Eveleigh NSW 2015;Hobart TAS 7000)

APPLICATION DATE

Refer to key dates

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification)
  • An Australian graduate certificate or graduate diploma in business, or
  • Completion of IMC's 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

The course contains: 16 subjects

Term 1 Core Units

Exit with a Graduate Certificate in Business


Term 2 Core Units

Exit with a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration


Term 3 Core Units

Term 4 Core Units

Exit with Master of Business Administration


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

The MBA (Professional Accounting) prepares graduates for senior and middle management positions in business (sales, marketing, finance, accounting, general management, operations), government, non-profit and non-governmental organisations. Careers include general management, marketing, entrepreneurship and start-ups, consulting and operations.

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.