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  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 9 2월 2016

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    The Master of Professional Accounting through the University of Newcastle is for people with an educational background other than accounting and seeking entry into the professional accounting bodies membership program . The program has a focus on the understanding of the fundamentals of accounting as well finance, taxation and auditing. The skills are not only prerequisites for a career in accounting but highly transferable in the banking and finance industry.

    The Masters of Professional Accounting focuses on developing fundamental skills in the principles of accounting, whilst also developing knowledge in management accounting, taxation, auditing, finance and law. This postgraduate qualification is the key to a successful career in accounting or can provide a solid understanding of business principles which can be applied to various related industries such as banking and management consulting.

    Career Opportunities

    Account Executive, Accountant, Actuary, Administrator, Banker, Banking and Finance Professional, Business Analyst, Certified Practising Accountant, Construction Manager, Contract Administrator, Corporate Secretary, Facilities Manager, Financial Advisor / Analyst, Financial Project Manager, Investment Manager, Property Development and Property Manager.

    oday, businesses require expertise in a range of accounting areas including preparation of financial statements, forecasting, taxation, auditing and management decision making. A Master of Professional Accounting (MPAC) through the University of Newcastle offers a strategically developed program that will enhance and enrich your knowledge of accounting.

    Students will undertake studies in the following areas:

    * financial accounting
    * management accounting
    * accounting information systems
    * auditing and assurance
    * business finance
    * taxation law
    * economics
    * business decision making
    * business law
    * company law

    You will develop an advanced understanding and application of accounting, finance and the legal and legislative frameworks which must be adhered to. You will learn to understand and apply well-established accounting frameworks and skills which are transferable across many industries.

    Australia requirements for international students

    In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test. 

    You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application. 


    Entry into the Master of Professional Accounting will be through two pathways.Direct entry into the Masters Programs (120 units) will be available for applicants who have: * 3 year Bachelors Degree in the discipline; or * 3 year Bachelors Degree not in the discipline + 1 year relevant business experience; or * At least 7 years business experience, including 2 years in a management position.Students entering via this pathway are able to complete 4 courses per trimester, and are able to complete courses in any sequence they wish, that is consistent with course requisites. Applicants with an Honours degree in the discipline area or equivalent relevant qualifications at level 8 or above will be given appropriate recognition of prior learning.Entry into the Graduate Certificate (40 units) will be available for applicants who have: * 3 year Bachelors Degree not in the discipline; or * 3 year Diploma in the discipline; or * 3 year Diploma not in the discipline + 1 year relevant business experience; or * 2 year Diploma in the discipline + 2 years relevant business experience; or * 2 year Diploma not in the discipline + 3 years relevant business experience; or * At least 5 years business experience.Students entering via this pathway will be required to: * Complete the Graduate Certificate over a minimum of two trimesters (typically 20 units per trimester); and * Successfully complete a Business Academic Skills Program (BASP) which will be of 6 weeks duration. The BASP will be non-fee based and can be completed concurrently with courses in the Graduate Certificate.Only after the successful completion of the Graduate Certificate and the academic skills program will students be eligible to formally enrol in the Masters Program. They will, however, receive 40 units credit by virtue of the studies they will have already completed. Therefore they will be required to do an additional 80 units to complete their Masters Degree English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5
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