Master On Campus


Australian National University

24 months
44470 AUD/year
26680 AUD/year
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The Accounting program at the Australian National University allows students to develop accounting skills and critical thinking. Students with limited or no prior accounting training can undertake courses that allow them to meet the entry requirements of the Australian accounting professional bodies.  


The Accounting program at the Australian National University is taught by research active academic staff. Students are exposed to professional and scholarly academic accounting research, enhancing their academic and professional competence.

Learning Outcomes 

Graduates who have successfully completed the Master of Accounting will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • Integrate contemporary, and advanced theoretical and technical accounting knowledge in a business context.
  • Understand and synthesise a broad range of accounting issues through the lens of accounting and business research.
  • Exercise judgement under minimal supervision to analyse and provide possible solutions to emerging and advanced accounting problems in complex contexts using where appropriate social, ethical, economic, regulatory, sustainability, governance and/or global perspectives.
  • Critically apply advanced theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to evaluate a range of emerging and advanced accounting problems in professional and research contexts.
  • Justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

Career Options

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Statements and Reporting
  • Business Economics
  • Applied Foundations of Finance
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting 
  • Public Sector Accounting and Reporting
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting
  • Management Accounting and Cost Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

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    44470 AUD/year
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  • National

    26680 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26680 AUD per year during 24 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.


  • 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.

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