• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Fit this Professional Accounting program from James Cook University in with your work and life balance. You can study part- or full-time, either on campus or externally. As an Australian student, you can choose to study at the JCU Singapore campus.

Throughout this course, you will focus on the key areas of accounting such as business and taxation law, auditing, data analysis, economics, and management accounting.

You will gain an understanding of how to use accounting for large corporations and develop basic marketing, human relations and economics skills.

Career opportunities

As an accountant with a master’s degree, you can pursue job opportunities within both the public and private sectors. You will have the ability to use your in-depth knowledge of accounting and finance to inform managerial decisions.

With qualifications accredited with the professional accounting bodies — Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) — take your career nationwide or global.


This course is jointly accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing Management
  • People in Organisations
  • Corporate Responsibility and Governance
  • International Political Economy
  • Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Business Law
  • Taxation Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option is available for domestic students only

  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 081135C

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a non-accounting discipline, from this or another university; or
  • Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.

This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31200 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs

  • Singapore, Singapore

    1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs
  • Townsville, Australia

    1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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