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Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business (Pre 2012)

Details

Program Code 12191
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery All courses offered at the Sydney campus in the Master of Professional Accounting(MPAc) component of the Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business will be on a semester basis. All courses in the Master of Business courses will be offered on a Trimester basis.
Program Enrolment Checklist

Description

Please note there is no intake into this program from 2012. Students wishing to enrol in the Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business will enrol in the new Program which can be accessed at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/program/12267.html . The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business is designed for students with a degree in a field other than Accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting and business concepts and procedures. The program encompasses study in finance, general management, taxation law and auditing, marketing, human resources management, International business, E-business and entrepreneurship.

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.

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. International students must also satisfy the University’s English Language 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 the Newcastle Business School’s current support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum 6.5 IELTS result or equivalent.

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, at the Sydney Bathurst Street location, MPAc courses will be offered on a Semester basis from 2010.

Requirements and Structure

The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business requires students to complete 160 units of study. This is gained through completion of fourteen core courses worth 10 units each, and two directed courses from one of the available specialisations.

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 shall be conferred “With Distinction”.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.
GSBS6010 Foundations of Marketing Theory
Not offered in 2012. Replaced by GSBS6005.
Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6020 Management & Organisational Behaviour
Not offered in 2012. Replaced by GSBS6004.
Not currently offered 10 units
INFT6500 Accounting Information Systems Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6000 Financial Accounting 1 Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6001 Management Accounting Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6002 Auditing and Assurance Services Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6003 Business Finance Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6004 Financial Accounting 2 Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6005 Financial Accounting 3 Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6006 Taxation Law Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6007 Economics Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6008 Business Decision Making Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6009 Business Law Not currently offered 10 units
PACC6010 Company Law Not currently offered 10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 20 units from Applied Finance directed courses.
GECO6400 Macroeconomic Policy in the Asia-Pacific Not currently offered 10 units
GECO6470 Money and Banking Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6140 Investment Analysis Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 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
GSBS6146 Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Governance Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6150 Individual Financial Planning Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
Choose 20 units from e-Business directed courses.
GEBU6010 Management Information Systems Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6020 Management & Organisational Behaviour Not currently offered 10 units
Choose 20 units from Entrepreneurship directed courses.
GSBS6162 Entrepreneurship Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6172 Small Business Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6182 Consulting & Business Advice Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6183 Entrepreneurial Financial Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6231 Contemporary Entrepreneurship Not currently offered 10 units
Choose 20 units from General Management directed courses.
CHIN6001 Business Chinese Not currently offered 10 units
GEBU6040 Knowledge Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6503 Project Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6610 Operations and Supply Chain Management Not currently offered 10 units
JAPN6001 Business Japanese Not currently offered 10 units
PHIL6930 Business, Ethics and Values Not currently offered 10 units
STAT6100 Total Quality Management Not currently offered 10 units
Choose 20 units from Human Resource Management directed courses.
GSBS6030 Australian Employment Relations Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6055 International Human Resource Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6070 Principles of Leadership Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6090 The Politics of Management and Decision Making Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6100 Negotiation and Advocacy Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct) 10 units
GSBS6110 Organisational Effectiveness Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6120 Managing Organisational Change Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6190 Human Resource Development Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6250 International & Comparative Employment Relations Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6611 Managing Human Resources and Employment Relations Not currently offered 10 units
Choose 20 units from International Business directed courses.
GECO6420 International Trade and Investment Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6480 International Business Environment Not currently offered 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
GSBS6482 The Multinational Corporation Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6483 Cross Cultural Negotiation and Management Not currently offered 10 units
Choose 20 units from Marketing directed courses.
GSBS6021 Consumer Decision Making and Behaviour Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6031 Marketing Research Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6041 Global Marketing Strategy and Planning Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6111 Services Marketing Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6135 Contemporary Consumer Marketing Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6270 Business to Business Marketing Management Not currently offered 10 units
GSBS6300 Integrated Marketing Communications Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6301 Brand Development and Marketing Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units