Accounting is often referred to as the language of business. Understanding this language means accountants hold the privileged position of being key contributors to a business' success. Armed with such skills, accountants can apply their knowledge in a number of dynamic industries. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that professional accountants need in order to succeed in an increasingly dynamic and global accounting environment, and will help you meet the requirements for professional accreditation in accounting. It is distinguished from the Master of Accounting by four advanced units in areas such as management, strategy, leadership, entrepreneurship, project management, economics and finance, as well as the opportunity to complete an internship. KEY FEATURES This course is accredited by CPA Australia (CPAA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Includes all features of the Master of Accounting with the addition of advanced units in management, entrepreneurship and leadership, as well as the opportunity to complete an internship. You'll be challenged by case studies, real-world business problems, simulations and group projects. You'll gain essential financial and management accounting knowledge, as well as a range of business-related skills in assurance and audit, commercial law, economics, financial management, information systems and business statistics. You'll develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills while participating in classroom activities and completing assessment tasks. You can choose from one of three specialisations:CPA Program(allows you to complete the CPAA Professional program), International Practice (pathway through the ACCA professional papers) or Professional Practice. This course is available on campus during the day or evening, and some units are available online, which means you can continue to work full-time while studying. Career Opportunities PROFESSIONS There are a diverse range of areas that fall under the accounting banner including: Accounting Taxation Consulting Banking & Finance Government Stockbroking Auditing Risk Management Business Analytics Forensic Accounting Superannuation Insurance EMPLOYERS Potential employers include: Accounting and Consulting Firms Financial Institutions Government Departments Superannuation and Insurance Firms SALARY GUIDE Salaries vary depending on experience.In the Graduate Careers 2015 Graduate Salaries report, the median salary for postgraduate coursework graduates in accounting was $63,000. For more information, visit here.
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||1.5 years - 2.5 years depending on RPL granted|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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