12 months
45360 AUD/year
35430 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Applied Accounting at the Australian National University is a program for graduates who wish to equip themselves with essential accounting knowledge and skills, integrated with critical analysis and business research capabilities, that are fundamental to decision making in industry, government and private practice and highly valued by employers.


The Applied Accounting program at the Australian National University is designed for graduates with prior studies in business or economics disciplines and provides them with a strong knowledge base in the core accounting areas and a choice of capstone courses. Students with prior accounting studies can also choose to study advanced accounting courses, including specialist elective courses in public sector accounting, tax and auditing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of essential accounting, accountability and governance knowledge in a organisational context.
  • Critically apply essential knowledge in the discipline to accounting and business decision making.
  • Analyse and evaluate contemporary accounting, accountability and governance issues informed by accounting-related research, industry practices and professional guidance.
  • Integrate advanced accounting knowledge and analytical skills in undertaking applied research in the discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Statements and Reporting
  • Management Accounting and Cost Analysis
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Commercial Law
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Advanced Managerial Decision Making
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Corporate Governance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 103370F

Applicants must present either:

  • a Bachelor degree or international equivalent in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0; or
  • a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0 in a non-cognate discipline AND a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline

Cognate disciplines:

  • Accounting, actuarial studies, business, economics, finance, business information systems, international business, management, public administration.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    45360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45360 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    35430 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35430 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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