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Program Code 12188
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Sydney
UAC Code UAC Website
CRICOS Code 065471J
Contributing Schools and Faculties
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Sydney Campus All courses offered at the Sydney campus in the Master of Professional Accounting(MPAc) component of the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) will be offered on a semester basis. All courses in the Advanced component will be offered on a Trimester basis. Newcastle City Precinct This program will not be offered to commencing students at the Newcastle City Precinct in 2013.
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Description

The Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) program is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting concepts and procedures. The program will encompass studies in financial and management accounting, finance, taxation, business law and auditing.

Career Opportunities

Account Executive, Accountant, Actuary, Administrator, Banker, Banking and Finance Professional, Business Analyst, Certified Practicing Accountant, Construction Manager, Contract Administrator, Corporate Secretary, Facilities Manager, Financial Advisor / Analyst, Financial Project Manager, Investment Manager, Property Development and Property Management.  For further career information see http://newcastle.edu.au//students/degrees-to-careers/

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a recognised Bachelor degree or Postgraduate Diploma or a recognised Graduate Certificate; or a recognised Diploma and 2 years work experience; or a GMAT score of 550; or successfully completed 20 units of postgraduate University studies with a GPA of 5 or more and two years work experience; or successfully completed 30 units of postgraduate University studies with a GPA of 4 or more and two years work experience. Students must meet the University’s English Proficiency Requirements

Credit Transfer

Credit may be granted by the Pro Vice-Chancellor on a case-by-case basis according to the Rules Governing Postgraduate Coursework Awards.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by the Professional Accounting Bodies of CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

Graduation from an accredited accounting program facilitates initial entry to Associate membership of CPA Australia and (subject to employment and supervision requirements) eligibility for enrolment in the ICAA’s CA Program.

Students completing the program will meet the academic requirements for Associate membership of CPA Australia and enrolment in the CPA Program, and for enrolment in the Chartered Accountants Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

International Students

International Students will be supported by the University and Newcastle Business School’s current support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum 6.5 IELTS result or equivalent.

Please visit: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

Students with a disability or chronic illness will have their needs met by the NBS in liaison with the Student Support Unit. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Higher Education Centre, Umuliko.

Additional Information

Please note that the MPAc courses will be offered on a semester basis at the Sydney Bathurst Street location from 2010.

Requirements and Structure

Duration of the program is two years full-time study or part-time equivalent.

The Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) requires students to complete 160 units of study. This is gained through completion of twelve core courses worth 10 units each, and four directed courses in either the Applied Finance or International Business Stream.

Grading of Degree
A Master degree shall be conferred as an Ordinary Degree, except that, in cases where a candidate has achieved a Grade Point Average of 6.0 or above, the degree will be conferred “With Distinction”.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.
INFT6500 Accounting Information Systems Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6000 Financial Accounting 1 Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6001 Management Accounting Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6002 Auditing and Assurance Services Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6003 Business Finance Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6004 Financial Accounting 2 Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6005 Financial Accounting 3 Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6006 Taxation Law Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6007 Economics Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6008 Business Decision Making Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6009 Business Law Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6010 Company Law Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units

Applied Finance

Code Name Availability Units
Choose 40 units from directed courses in one stream only
GSBS6140 Investment Analysis Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6142 Derivatives and Risk Management Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct) 10 units
GSBS6143 Applied Portfolio Management Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct) 10 units
GSBS6144 Financial Institutions Management Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6145 International Financial Management Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct) 10 units
GSBS6150 Individual Financial Planning Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units

International Business

Code Name Availability Units
Choose 40 units from directed courses in one stream only
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6008 Global Business Management Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6009 Cross-Cultural Management Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
GSBS6041 Contemporary Global Marketing Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6145 International Financial Management Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct) 10 units
GSBS6481 International Business Strategy Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units