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Accounting, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
This postgraduate Accounting course from Curtin University is suitable if you have previously completed an accounting degree recognised by CPA Australia, The program enables you to build the advanced skills and knowledge to provide high-level advice to management and governing bodies, and to undertake leadership positions within the workplace.


What you'll learn

  • This Accounting course from Curtin University helps you apply principles of financial accounting, managerial accounting, governance and auditing to grasp theoretical underpinnings of the discipline.Extend knowledge base with original research and application of business research methods.
  • Apply critical and analytical thinking to develop innovative solutions to complex problems in relevant business fields
  • Locate, extract and critically appraise decision useful information related to relevant topics from sources within an organisation and from external sources
  • Use of effectively structured financial or other appropriate language to communicate for a range of purposes to a professional audience.
  • Use and evaluate electronic resources to effectively interrogate databases, analyse data, collect information and present it in a professional manner.
  • Develop ongoing professional, self-directed and reflective education relating to developments and changes in the industry.
  • Recognise the global and multi perspective nature of accounting and related disciplines; applying international financial reporting standards and appreciate the information requirements of a global financial system.
  • Recognise that cultural practices and differences impact upon commercial endeavours and interpersonal relations.
  • Exhibit professional and ethical approach to analysing and reporting commercial activities; demonstrate leadership, collaborative and independent qualities when required.

Career information

Graduates may find employment with organisations in both the private and public sectors and with accounting firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • CPA Financial Accounting
  • Public Sector Accounting, Accountability and Policy
  • Business Research Methods
  • CPA Ethics and Governance
  • Advanced Corporate Reporting
  • Accounting Systems in the Digital Age
  • CPA Strategic Management Accounting

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 049884K

  • A bachelor degree in business majoring in accounting.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National Applies to you

    28200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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