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Study a globally recognised accounting degree and gain a strong foundation and conceptual knowledge of recent developments in sustainability and global trends in accounting.
Develop specialist knowledge in accounting, economics and finance and learn the skills you need to succeed in a senior accounting position in a variety of industries.
Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for accreditation with CPA Australia and/or the Charted Accountants – Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).
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Employment opportunities for accountants are very common and span a variety of roles in many different industry settings such as public accounting practice, commercial, and government organisations.
This course could lead to a career as a:
To attain the Master of Business (Accounting), students will be required to complete 192 credit points consisting of:
RESEARCH OPTION 1
RESEARCH OPTION 2
College Core Units
24 credit points elective units. Students to select units from any College of Business Post Graduate Course (subject to availability). Please check any pre-requisite requirements prior to enrolling.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|1.||Critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective accounting practice.|
|2.||Justify and interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to critically evaluate the resolution of business problems and make recommendations/recommend actions in authentic/contemporary business settings.|
|3.||Critically apply cross disciplinary knowledge in decision making with creativity for emerging professional accounting contexts.|
|4.||Demonstrate accountability in autonomous and collaborative judgements and innovative strategic thinking in response to contemporary and future business/ accounting/ professional challenges.|
|5.||Work as a reflective practitioner to formulate, implement and evaluate industry- specific investigations to resolve complex professional problems and inform management decision making.|
|6.||Communicate effectively to specialist and non- specialist audiences including multi-disciplinary teams, diverse cultural communities and business and other professional organisations.|
|7.||Exemplify initiative and inspirational leadership in a dynamic 21st century work environment, acting consistently, ethically and socially responsibly.|
|8.||Plan and execute a substantial research based project or evidence-based capstone activity - informing effective accounting practice to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at abstract and practical levels.|
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Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take, and optional \'elective\' units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.
Each unit is worth a set amount of study credits based on the amount of time you study. Generally, 1 credit is equal to 1 hour of study per week.
Fee type: Full-fee
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If you have completed study with another university or institution and believe you are eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing.
Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course coordinator or academic adviser.
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Direct applications are due on 8 July 2018 for our next intake which starts on 16 July 2018.Apply direct to VU