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The Masters of Professional Accounting (Non-Graduate Entry) is a two-and-a-half-year full-time or five-year part-time program provides you with a transition from vocational study to higher education studies. This program is designed for those who have completed a two year post-Year 12 qualification (at least equivalent to an Australian diploma) wishing to undertake further study in the area of accounting. If you have not completed a bachelors degree this program provides you with an opportunity to study a masters program and move into careers within the accounting and finance fields.
This masters degree requires an additional six months study in comparison to the Master of Professional Accounting.Within the non-graduate entry program you will study 14 core courses and two electives in the areas of accounting and finance. The additional courses studied ensures that you graduate with the equivalent skills and knowledge to a student who has completed prior tertiary study and the masters program.
You may exit this program after a specific number of courses are completed with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting qualifications.
What am I studying?
Accounting is the kind of career that can take you anywhere. From computer auditing to taxation planning to treasury, an accounting degree gives you endless career possibilities.
This is a specialised and specific program which equips graduates in non-accounting disciplines with the necessary skills for employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers.
This program will further develop your technical skills, while honing your analytic and problem-solving abilities. Your studies will have a wide base, including such areas as computing, economics and auditing, so you will have the skills you need to work in many different areas of accounting.
Why Study Accounting at CQUniversity
CQUniversity business, accounting and law programs provide you with the opportunity to combine study with your work and lifestyle by offering either on-campus or distance education study options in either full-time or part-time modes.
Along with our stand-alone degrees, we also offer the opportunity to complete dual or double degrees in a number of study areas, combining two areas of business study or a business field combined with study in the arts, which enables you to broaden your skills, knowledge and career opportunities. Dual degrees give you the opportunity to complete two degree qualifications in a shorter period, allowing you to design your study to suit more than one area of interest and gain a competitive edge when seeking employment.
Each of the business programs at CQUniversity have been developed in consultation with, and are regularly reviewed by industry professionals, ensuring they remain up-to-date and meet the latest industry standards and expectations.
As a business student, you will benefit from real case studies, class discussions and online forums led by highly qualified lecturers and academics. Our comprehensive and practical programs mean you will graduate work-ready, qualified and equipped to succeed within your chosen career path.
With a diverse range of programs available, many of which are accredited by relevant industry bodies, youll be sure to find a program that best suits your career aspirations and interests.
On completing the Master of Professional Accounting (Non-Graduate Entry), you will be qualified to find employment in a variety of areas, including administration, banking management, business advisory services, consulting, financial accounting, management accounting, taxation auditing and teaching finance.
You are required to complete 16 courses, 14 core courses and two electives.