Accountants with specialist expertise are in high demand. The Master of Accounting gives you the opportunity to focus on specific fields of accounting practice and develop high-level proficiency in your field.
Our innovative curriculum connects research and practice to provide you with a deep understanding of contemporary applications. The course allows you to align your professional learning to your career goals or interests, with specialist studies in financial accounting, forensic accounting, auditing and management accounting and accounting information systems.
The course also offers you a fast-track route to complete your professional recognition with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
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The course is structured in two parts. Part A. Mastery knowledge and Part B. Application studies. All students complete Part A. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part B.
PART A. Mastery knowledge
These studies draw on best and current accounting practice to develop your capacity as a critical professional who is able to apply your knowledge of a specialisation to provide discipline-based solutions in complex commerce environments.
PART B. Application studies
The focus of these studies is professional or scholarly work that can contribute to your professional development. You will develop the knowledge and expertise required to successfully operate as a specialist in the accounting profession.
Welcome to the Department of Accounting
The Department of Accounting is committed to the advancement of knowledge and preparation of accounting professionals through high quality research, teaching and learning.
Our enviable reputation is based on our:
- vibrant, collaborative and productive research culture
- contemporary, in-demand educational programs
- excellent teaching and research infrastructure
- strong links with professional bodies and the business community.
- High quality research
We have received the highest possible rating of five in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report for Accounting, Auditing and Accountability.
Our research strengths fall into four main areas:
accounting information systems.
Our research activities are supported by the provision of excellent infrastructure and facilities including the Monash Business School Behavioural Laboratory.
- Outstanding education programs
The Department of Accounting teaches into a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees offering specialisations in Accounting. We also offer higher degree research programs. Our graduates have achieved great success in a variety of careers in industry, government, private practice and education.
- Strong industry links
We have developed strong ties with relevant professional bodies and leading individuals and companies in the business community through a range of collaborative projects and programs.
Our mission, vision and values
We engage in the highest quality accounting research and education to have a positive impact on society.
The Department of Accounting will be recognised as one of the world's leading academies of scholarship in accounting, verified by the most esteemed arbiters of quality.
Whilst pursuing our mission and vision we are committed to:
- act with integrity, transparency and accountability
- strive for and recognise excellence in everything we do
- provide a respectful and collegial environment for all staff and students
- uphold the principle for responsible management education and effective global citizenship
- engage collaboratively with our stakeholders.
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Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification with a major in Accounting and a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60% or an equivalent GPA as determined by the Faculty. Applicants will be ranked and selected based on their entire academic record. English requirements for international students: Minimum overall test score required is 6.5. The individual band scores required: reading 6.0, listening 6.0, writing 6.0, speaking 6.0, or TOEFL 600 with a TWE of 5, or an internet-based TOEFL score of 100 with 24 plus in writing and no section lower than 20.