The Professional Accounting program at the Australian National University is taught by research active academic staff.
Students are exposed to professional and scholarly accounting development and research.
With continuing high global demand for qualified accountants, graduates of the program have a wide range of career opportunities in accounting firms, government departments, banking and finance organisations, corporations and other related accounting fields.
- Integrate advanced theoretical and technical accounting knowledge in a business context, including an understanding of developments in accounting and accounting research.
- Exercise judgement under minimal supervision to analyse and provide possible solutions to emerging and advanced accounting problems in complex contexts.
- Critically apply advanced theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to evaluate complex accounting problems in professional and research contexts.
- Justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
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- Contemporary Issues in Accounting
- Financial Statements and Reporting
- Management Accounting and Cost Analysis
- Corporate Accounting
- Commercial Law
- Business Association Law
- Business Economics
- Foundations of Finance
- Accounting Information Systems
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEconomics Business Administration Accounting View 114 other Masters in Economics in Australia
- At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
- A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with courses in at least one cognate area.
- Or an ANU Graduate Certificate of Accounting with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0
International44470 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 44470 AUD per year during 18 months.
National26680 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26680 AUD per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Canberra
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
- Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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